On Location: Marrakech, Morocco

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  • Marie Claire's fashion team visits Morocco's most famous city

    Marie Claire‘s fashion team visits Morocco’s most famous city

    We stayed at…

    Selman (selman-marrakech.com), a 56-room oasis on the outskirts of the city with Andalucian-style gardens, a 80m heated outdoor pool, three restaurants, a Henri Chenot spa and a collection of thoroughbred Arabian horses housed in palatial stables designed by Jacques Garcia. Double rooms cost from £240 with breakfast and Wifi.

    Feel the heat: the pool at the Selman hotel

    Our top five things to do…

    Visit the Berber Museum and Jardin Majorelle (jardinmajorelle.com)

    … and then the nearby concept store 33 rue Majorelle (33ruemajorelle.com).

    Sip fresh mint lemonade at Cafe Clock (cafeclock.com).

    Party at Djellabar (djellabarmarrakech.com).

    Bring home colourful flats from Michèle Baconnier (michele-baconnier.net).

    Flower power: get some colourful boots in the Marrakech souk

    Let’s go…

    easyJet (easyjet.com) flies to Marrakech from four UK airports, from £76 return. Pocket Rough Guide Marrakesh (£7.99; Rough Guides) is a handy guide, and see hg2marrakech.com and visitmorocco.com.


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