Morocco inspires awe, with its dizzyingly colorful streets and rich design traditions, so the country’s reopening this month is cause for celebration! Take a look at this veritable mosaic of dazzling properties, classic villas in rose-toned Marrakesh and charmed oases in the surfer’s paradise of Essaouira.
Open the sturdy, inlaid-wood entry doors of this boutique hotel to reveal a visual oasis. Carved domes and curlicue arches soar overhead, wrought iron balconies line the courtyard, a pool shimmers, and a hammam and rooftop terrace beckon.
A traditional, mosaic-lined courtyard defines this hotel in Marrakesh’s dizzying maze of streets. An oasis of calm, it has a central plunge pool surrounded by outdoor mattresses, plus a dazzling rooftop terrace with views all the way to the Atlas Mountains.
Newly built using authentic, handcrafted local stone, traditional clay tiles, and warm wood ceilings, this home is the passion project of a couple enamored with classic North African construction elements, and a quiet haven in a traditional village just outside the city.
A sleek, sweeping villa with a sparkling, 20-meter lap pool, this open-plan home shines like a contemporary art installation outside the funky surfing hotspot of Essaouira. A little mid-century and a lot stylish, it's a rectilinear marriage of stone and whitewashed spaces.
Whimsical animal sculptures by a notable French artist who once lived in this villa add to its playful fusion of styles. Designed to delight and inspire, the colorful residence was named Best Villa in the Mediterranean 2022 by Condé Nast.
Once upon a time a spiritual retreat, this 17th-century medina property is enlivened by 21st-century art and design. Historic bones create a timeless backdrop for its North African décor style, with linens created by the property’s artist owner.
A classic example of luxurious Moroccan living, this standout property is richly appointed and exceptionally elegant, made up of multiple villas all designed to pamper and indulge. Pools, fountains, outdoor lounges and vast manicured gardens inspire awe and delight.
For more riad romance, explore our collection of homes and small hotels in Morocco here.