Property Type: Riad
The riad, a traditional home of the medinas of Morocco, the most beautiful are located in Marrakech and Fez, is a form of vernacular architecture having its origin in the Persian architecture and Roman atrium.
Surrounded by high walls for protection from the noise and heat, the riad is built around an interior patio, which can also be a garden with a fountain.
The number of stages between 1 and 4 and balconies are oriented inside the patio.
The living rooms and dining areas open onto the patio to enjoy its freshness.
The arrival of many tourists from the 2000s who bought many riads and rehabilitated them either in traditional style or in a more contemporary style, make the Marrakech medina has regained its former glory. Today, there are thousands of foreigners who own medina riads with all modern comforts, air conditioning, central heating, wifi, adsl, swimming pool and elevator for some.
The designers have invested in the rehabilitation of this heritage and today, the market value of the riads is recognized and is an excellent investment.
Many owners turned them into guesthouses that are the delight of tourists.
Spending a night in a riad in Marrakech is an almost indispensable prerequisite The scenery of the Jmaa El Fna in Marrakech, a UNESCO heritage, combined with spices scents, the market stalls, snake charmers, storytellers, gongleurs all contribute to carry the tourist in a another universe.
The success of riads largely contributed to the tourist development of Marrakech and still remains a topical attraction for new visitors.