113, Derb Jamaa Derb Dabachi
Fascinating riad with courtyards, a pool, galleries and rooftop apartments near Jemaa el-Fna. Rooms from $135, including breakfast.
47, Derb Thakharbicht
Tall rooms look down into an ornate courtyard with gorgeous mosaic tiles. Rooms start at $80, including breakfast.
Bab el Souk, Chefchaouen
The entrance and a rooftop breakfast area of this riad are delightful examples of Chefchaouen’s blue-painted architecture. Rooms from $61, including breakfast.
Un Dejeuner a Marrakech
2-4 Place Douar Graoua
Inexpensive medina restaurant features tented, cushion-strewn roof terrace and Moroccan French food starting at $6.50.
7 Derb el Magana, Talaa Kbira
This eatery with rooftop terrace is tucked down an alley and serves a wide range of meat and vegetarian dishes starting at $4.50.
Once used for public executions, this strange, irregular and wonderful space is the heart of Marrakesh. At night, the colorful and chaotic square is transformed into a massive outdoor dining room with musicians and other entertainers.
You’ll be perpetually lost in this huge, busy, maze-like medina. Founded in the 9th century, the UNESCO World Heritage site is completely pedestrianized.
Highlights include Uta-el-Hammam Square lined with sidewalk cafes, the Great Mosque with an unusual octagonal tower and the Kasbah.