Villa des Orangers is a 27-bedroom Relais & Chateaux property in the heart of the Medina, with the feel of a riad but the facilities of a 5-star hotel. Verdant gardens, three pools, a spa and two gastronomic restaurants are housed in Villa des Orangers.
Villa Des Orangers is hotel meets riad, perfect for those seeking a five-star hotel experience in an authentic boutique property
A mere 10-minute stroll from Villa des Orangers takes you to the heart of the Djemaa el-Fna Square
Villa des Orangers houses two superb and renowned restaurants serving up both Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine
Sample some of the homemade Moroccan pastries, perfectly accompanied by a cup of fresh mint tea
The Villa des Orangers is a gorgeous boutique hotel located within a few minute's walk of the Djemma el-Fna. A long standing favorite, Villa des Orangers provides guests with an authentic Moroccan environment and luxury world class service.
The 27 individually-designed luxurious rooms and suites, many of which come with private terraces, are all carefully planned around the spaces they occupy. Some are duplex covering two floors of the riad and all have quirky individualistic features as well as international standards of comfort and facilities. For the ultimate in privacy, there is a two-bedroom riad with small pool.
The riad's gastronomic kitchen serves delicious French, Mediterranean and local cuisine which can be eaten wherever you like, highlights being breakfast on the roof terrace, lunch around the pool and dinner under the stars.
There is a variety of lounge areas and verdant patios, while the main sitting rooms have fireplaces as Marrakech can be chilly in the evenings. These are complemented by a large sun terrace which overlooks the High Atlas Mountains and the Koutoubia Mosque. Here there is a pool and an open bar where complimentary non-alcoholic drinks, refreshing mint tea and Moroccan pastries are served. A second heated swimming pool can be found in the garden. Villa des Orangers also has a boutique, cigar cellar, and a Moorish hammam offering a range of rejuvenating massage and beauty treatments.
When to visit
This is a calm retreat in the heart of Marrakech - only moments from hustle and bustle of Jemaa El Fna- the main square.
Villa des Orangers is a 10-minute walk from the Djemaa el-Fna Square and the Koutoubia mosque, just outside the medina.
Camel trek in the Agafay desert
Enjoy a peaceful trek with the desert's most iconic animal. Arabian camels, known as dromedaries, differ to other species featuring a single hump rather than two. Your Berber guide will lead you away from the camp to enjoy breathtaking sunset views.
Cooking lesson in Marrakech
La Maison Arabe has a well established restaurant that opened in 1940 and its experienced chefs host cooking workshops. Have a go at making your own lemon chicken tagine and learn about traditional cooking methods using authentic Moroccan spices.
Dressage Experience at The Selman
Enjoy a private class on horseback with an expert equestrian artist.
Hidden Marrakech by Side Car
What better way to explore the narrow, winding streets of Marrakech then with a thrilling side car experience? Along with a local guide you’ll be take off-the-beaten track to find some of the hidden treasures of Marrakech.
Private Berber cooking class
Your private cooking class takes place amongst hectares of olive groves and vegetable gardens in the Berber countryside in the verdant Amezmize Valley. Learn the techniques to make traditional Moroccan dishes as you prepare a delicious two-course meal.
Souks and spices treasure hunt
Embark on a tour of Marrakech's winding maze of souks in search of the perfect spices and ingredients. A local expert will help you source the freshest spices in this aromatic treasure hunt, as well as teaching you about traditional cooking methods.
Street food tasting tour (Marrakech)
Along with a local food expert, take a journey through the culinary delights of Morocco visiting shops and stalls, seeking out local produce, fragrant spices and unique local dishes. Enjoy tasters along the way followed by a delicious dinner.
Street food tasting trail
Get to know Morocco's fascinating culture first-hand through its delicious street food! With local foodies as your guide, head off the beaten track to sample delicacies that most visitors don't get to try.
Visit the Majorelle gardens
Take a leisurely stroll around the eccentric Jardin Majorelle. An oasis of calm in the midst of the chaotic city, the gardens house an impressive collection of Islamic art alongside beautiful plants, cacti and lily ponds.