What do you do when you stay at a super cute, and incredibly relaxing interior design oasis in the middle of august when it literally sweltering (Note to self, Marrakesh in August is not for the faint hearted)
You take it easy and take it all in, thats what.
When booking the trip, we knew it might be a little too hot for us so we made sure we booked somewhere we wouldn't tire of and that would keep us entertained on the too hot to go out afternoons (it was 43 degrees at some points)
I really couldn't imagine how anyone could get bored here. There are so many areas to explore, and when your done exploring you can sit back and enjoy.
The rooftop is the place to head to if you fancy being a little more social. It had changed vastly since the last time we were here (see the post here) which is once of the things I love about El Fenn, its always evolving.
And heres another thing I adore. The deserts.
They really are incredible! All of the food here is fantastic, but the deserts really are stand out. So much so, we found ourselves shamelessly heading to the roof in late afternoon for something sweet, indulgent and totally calorific!
This is my final post from our trip to Marrakech, one of my favourite places in the world to visit. So much so, we've just booked another trip...
If you fancy a night of candle light, dinner and dancing whilst visiting Marrakech I highly recommend Comptoir Darna
One of the things I love about Marrakech (I love may things about Marrakech in case you couldnt tell) is that by night it transforms into something completly glamorous and decedent.
Comptoir is all luscious fragrant roses (total win in my book) candlelight and fabulous cocktails and had a similar but much more refined vibe to Jad Mahal (I wrote about it here)
Put on your high heels and evening dress head out for the most fabulous experience.
They put on quite the show at comptoir. The live music and dancing candelabra ladies create such an exotic and glamorous vibe
And the food doesn't disappoint either. Who knew id become such a fan of Moroccan cuisine.
And don't be surprised (or shy) if they get you to dance too, its somewhat expected and lots of fun...
Trying to leave El Fenn to venture out into Marrakech is not easy for the best reasons.
It had the loveliest spaces to explore and discover. Kind of like your staying at your fabulous friends house who has great style.
You cant walk down a corridor without finding something interesting to look at or a peacock chair to pose on (much to my husbands annoyance)
So when you do decide to leave, it had better be worth missing out on such a gorgeous place.
But le Jardin IS totally worth it. In fact id say its an absolute must. Its a super cute restaurant in the courtyard garden of a 16th Century riad
It would be worth a trip for the super cute styling alone (who would have thought id love somewhere almost entirely decorated in shades of green), but Le Jardin was one of the best lunches iv had in Marrakech to date.
As with many places iv visited in Marrakech, I found the interior design of El Jardin to be so unique and inspiring. Le jardin is all flower chairs, jewel tones green tile and fiddle leaf fig trees.
Order a mint lemonade while you take in the vibe and peruse the menu.
I ordered the Chicken and pear tagine and i'm not exaggerating when I say i'm still dreaming of it now. My husband ordered the chicken cous cous with apricots and pistachios which was equally as good so we ended up sharing.
We ordered the Tart poire tatin with spiced caramel sauce to finish which again was incredible.
And we finished with a pot of my favourite mint tea, which I could drink by the bucket load and am still trying to master at home!
A Travel, Beauty and Lifestyle blog with the occasional afternoon tea by Angelina Belle
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