Mighty Marrakech

I’ve always wanted to travel to North Africa (Morocco especially), so when my best friend Victoria suggested we pack-up and head to Marrakech there wasn’t an ounce of hesitation. The mosaics alone were worth the trip, all artfully placed by-hand in dazzling, patterned sequences that can easily induce serious spells of dizziness. We wisely avoided the temptation of staying at larger hotels, rather opting for Selman – a boutique resort on the outskirts of town. Conceptualized by Jaques Garcia (famed for his work at Hôtel Costes and Fouquets), Selman merges Moroccan opulence with Parisian splendor, all with a personal touch. The result is stunning, which invariably meant we rarely wanted to leave the property… but we did. A few of my favorite places to visit and enjoy while in Marrakech, below:

• Stay at Selman Marrakech.
• Dine at Bô-Zin for a rare (read delicious) fusion of Moroccan and Vietnamese cuisines.
• Visit the courtyard and indoor pool at La Mamounia, the King’s infamous hotel.
• Wander through Yves Saint Laurent’s Jardin Marjorelle.
• Wear florals and patterns, preferably by Gucci.
• Indulge in multiple visits to the spa (I loved the traditional Moroccan hammam).

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what do you think?
  • Stunning images – Marrakech is somewhere that I would love to go… I visited Seville last year and loved the Moorish architecture so I’m sure I would adore Marrakech!

    There are many hotels that look amazing in Marrakech but the pool of Selman looked incredible!

    The Leach Life | theleachlife.com

  • Didier Young

    ugh I was dying over all the tiles when you were posting them in your insta stories. I wanna go there so bad now!


  • Your photos just take Marrakesh to a whole new level! Great work!

    Martha Dahhling

  • This trip looks fantastic! I need to visit there immediately!

    Also loving these Gucci pants..


  • Amazing visuals, and YES to the mosaics!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice x

  • Didier Young

    Always the coolest photos. I still remember living vicariously through your instagram stories of Marrakech. I just want to use those tiles for EVERY FLATLAY for the rest of my life.


  • *picks jaw up from floor*

  • Jordan Kay

    La Mamounia is EVERYTHING. I went back in March and did a few posts about my time there. Did you go into the Moroccan souks?

    Your photos are stunning – What camera do you use?

    Jordan | http://www.jdkay.com