Dar d'Art is a refurbished 200 year old architectural gem, part of the ancient Palais Bahia in the best part of the medieval Marrakech Medina. This is a unique upscale home loaded with architectural details, contemporary African art and classic mid-20th century furniture.
The early 19th century riad has 4 ensuite bedrooms for a max of 4 couples or 8 individuals. There is an option to include a well appointed 2BR apartment in the city center for a maximum of 10 guests. The package includes a hearty breakfast each morning
The hallway and main lounge of the house features a restored 200 year old ancient cedar wood ceiling inlaid with precious metals, all hand done according to strict geometry by a master craftsman. The living area is completed by multiple soaring arches, antique doors and imposing ancient columns.
One of the bedrooms is a converted 200 year old hammam with its original architectural details intact. Another bedroom features classic Moroccan archways, stained glass windows and a sleeping alcove.
The home also has a multi tiered roof terrace garden with many intimate nooks, 360° views of the snow capped Atlas Mountain and views of the 1000 year old Koutoubia Mosque. Top it off with a secluded, serene courtyard splash pool with intricate architectural details for an extra special romantic touch!
You will be a leisurely walk or a 5 minute taxi ride from numerous attractions of history, great architecture, high art and wonderful cuisine of enchanting Marrakech -
The historic and glamorous La Mamounia: Churchill’s favorite hotel
Medersa Ben Youssef: built in 1570 with striking Arab - Andalusian architecture; stucco walls, terracotta tiles and ancient cedar
The exquisite Jardin Majorelle: created in the 1920s, and famous for belonging to the couturier Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge in the 80s . It is now a museum and an exquisite garden
The Yves Saint Laurent museum: couture magic. A visual feast of colour and design. A MUST SEE
The absolutely breathtaking MACAAL: contemporary African art of a scale, scope and beauty not often showcased
The magnificent tombs of the Saadian dynasty.
The Almoravid Quobba: built by the city’s founders almost 1000 years ago.
Restaurants and fine dining -
Fantasia: excellent horsemanship….a valiant tradition kept alive.
Restaurant Bagatelle: fine dining since the 1940s
LA Paillote: high end safari style restaurant in the midst of an olive grove
Azar: a serious supper club
Le Comptoir: for the beauty full people; a nightly spectacle
The Epicurean: heavy duty dining, woozing and partying
Le Jardin Gueliz: laid back, calm and classy. Excellent food.
The Kechmara: hipster haven.
The Katsura: good Asian ( sushi and Thai) food to change the vibe
The Menara garden: a serene spot with its back drop of snow capped Atlas
We are your hosts to provide as much excellent company or discrete privacy as desired.
This is the property for your unforgettable experience of mythical Marrakech!Get the full listing »