Right at the heart of the ancient Medina, amongst the charming sandstone buildings of the old town, the luxury Riad El Zohar enjoys a convenient and popular location. Based in the Mouassine district, the riad is ideally positioned to explore the sights, souks and alleyways of Marrakech. We are in the perfect position for you to immerse yourself in the wonderful sights, sounds and smells of a truly beautiful and mesmerising city.
Acclimatising to this enchanting destination is easy at the Riad El Zohar. Tucked away on a quiet street, you’ll be able to enjoy some peaceful relaxation time before heading out to the hustle and bustle of one of the most evocative and culturally awesome cities on the planet. The luxury Riad El Zohar is an excellent choice no matter what you’re looking for from your holiday in Marrakech.
If you need some downtime from Marrakech’s cultural explosion, our luxurious courtyard swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off. Or how about a romantic candlelit meal on our rooftop terrace with fabulous views of the ancient city crowned by an evening rose-coloured sky? At the Riad El Zohar you can enjoy views that are truly a sight to behold.
We understand that our guests will want to enjoy some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of our vibrant city. Relaxing at the lavish Riad El Zohar is easy. Spend time dining with us, partake in our cookery lessons to learn more about authentic Moroccan cuisine, or simply spend time relaxing in our courtyard or on our roof terrace. With the echoing calls to prayer and the hum of this magical city in the distance, you’ll feel completely indulged with a new cultural experience.
We are perfectly placed to explore the architectural wonders of the Medina. Based only around five or six minutes from the focal point of the city, you’ll find the famous UNESCO-designated Jemna el Fna Square, and we are only around a minute stroll from the lively marketplace of the souks; one of the largest market areas in North Africa and a must-see during your stay.
All of the major attractions of Marrakech are within walking distance of the Riad El Zohar, including the sculpted Bahia Palace, the Medersa Ali Ben Youssef, and the famed green cacti garden of the Jardin Majorelle (sometimes referred to as the Yves Saint Laurent Gardens). There are also many excellent restaurants close by.
Our staff are always happy to provide information and advice on attractions or places to eat, including guidance and directions.
Map and Location
Riad el Zohar sits in a truly superb position in the Medina, close to just about everything. Please click here to view a more detailed map. If you would like to explore further afield, we can arrange day trips to other must-see attractions, such as the picturesque Atlas Mountains, the coastal fortified port of Essaouira, or the Unesco-protected village, Aït Benhaddou, and more.
Remember that if you’re staying with us we are happy to arrange a car from the airport or train station to take you to a transfer point (no cars are allowed in the Medina where we are situated). From the transfer point your luggage will be loaded into a handcart and a porter will guide you directly to the riad.
This makes your journey as stress-free as possible – perfect if this is your first visit to Marrakech. But, if you prefer to make your own way, simply print off the map and written directions. We look forward to welcoming you to the Riad El Zohar.