The Ultimate Guide to Finding A Great Riad in the Marrakech Medina

Marrakesh's Medina is everything every guidebook says it is: a vibrant, teeming and wild assault on the eyes, ears and nose. Hustlers, touts, tourists, merchants, mopeds, cars, and even donkeys pulling carts of fresh vegetables somehow make their way along the narrow alleyways, as Moroccan grandmothers totter along seemingly oblivious to the chaos around them. It's this chaos that makes Marrakech's riads a perfect, calm place to escape. Check out our guide to finding the perfect retreat from the chaotic city streets and souks.