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La Sultana Hotels invites you on a magical journey to luxurious Marrakesh to discover the beauty of the region, the tranquility of the riads and the taste of authentic Moroccan cooking. Share with friends and family the secret of Moroccan cuisine while visiting this mysterious destination that will engulf you in its rich traditions and cultures, all the while staying in one of Marrakesh's most lavish hotels.
La Sultana Marrakech is a luxurious riad, located in the heart of Marrakesh. A riad is a traditional Moroccan house with a central patio and all the windows overlooking the interior rather than the outdoor as in European houses. It is therefore advised for people who seek luminosity to book the deluxe suites with private balconies. La Sultana Marrakech offers 28 bedrooms or suites, each with its own design and decoration, providing a luxurious atmosphere and sophisticated elegance.
All rooms are soundproof, with reversible air-conditioning, fan, satellite TV, DVD/CD player, I-pod docket, phone, free Wi-Fi, bathroom with bathtub and shower, hair-dryer, non-alcoholic mini-bar, king-sized bed, fireplace, antique furniture, paintings and collections of works of art, painted and sculpted ceiling and much more, which contribute to the charm and appeal of the hotel.
Arrive at the hotel and settle into your new luxurious room.
Your cooking lesson will start at 10:30 and will last about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Once the lesson starts, you will be welcomed by the Dada, which is the traditional Moroccan cook, while serving a cup of warm mint tea. While enjoying your cup of tea, you will receive and explanation about the basics of Moroccan cuisine, like the spices and roots, as well as an introduction to the preparation of Moroccan tea.
After the introduction, you will get started on the practical lesson, where you will learn to cook a starter and main dish. After the lesson, you will serve lunch, consisting of the meals that you and the group have prepared. After lunch, you will have the rest of the day free to enjoy at your own leisure.
In the morning, you will have some free time for any last-minute exploration, before checking out at 12:00, noon.
This holiday takes place in the beautiful city of Marrakech. UNESCO World Heritage listed and a thousand years of history make the medina of Marrakech a true open-air theater that always amazes visitors. The Red City's main attractions include the famous Jemaa El Fna square, the Saadian Tombs, the Royal Palaces and the Bahia Palace, which are all within walking distance from La Sultana Marrakech. For more details about the area as well as urban safaris and private guided experiences in Marrakech, you can ask the concierge at the hotel.
La Sultana Marrakech is located in the historical kasbah area in the medina of Marrakech, a stone throw from the main attractions. The district Quarter of the Imperial Kasbah was in origin a citadel and has been continually occupied by the sultans of Morocco since the twelfth century. Consequently, this area focuses within the vicinity of the splendid palaces and magnificent monuments built by the Sultans.
The Bab Agnaou is the most beautiful and impressive of the gates in the entire city ramparts. It was constructed in the twelfth century using local stone as the ceremonial entrance of the sultans into the kasbah. The gardens and pavilions of the Royal Palace begun by the present King's ancestors in the seventeenth century dominate the view to the east from roof terraces. The evocative ruins of the sixteenth century Badi Palace are also seen from the roof terraces and can be visited by taking a fascinating walk through the kasbah's winding back streets.
The restaurant of La Sultana offers a traditional Moroccan cuisine to reflect the flavors of the season with the tasting menu, the traditional lamb couscous with seven vegetables or the home-made duck foie gras. Dinner is served either in the cozy atmosphere of the patio in the winter or on the rooftop overlooking the vibrant city and the snow-capped mountains of the Atlas in the summer.
For lunch, La Sultana offers authentic charcoal grill and salad prepared on demand from your preferred ingredients. During your cooking lesson, you will learn to prepare one Moroccan salad of your choice between taktouka, zaalouk eggplant, marinated zucchini and carrots and one serving of tajines between chicken tajine with preserved lemon, Berber lamb tagine, fish tajine of the day or vegetarian Berber tagine.
The nearest airport is Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). La Sultana Marrakech can arrange transportation to and from the airport on request, for the price of 380 MAD each way.