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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiad Alkantara Fes
Riad Alkantara is an exceptional location within the walls of the medieval city of Fès; it is a hidden enchantment in the heart of a shaded area surrounded by 5 riads of different periods and architectural styles that have been restored with patience and passion to unite modern comfort and the splendours of the past in an exquisite alchemy.
The garden has a vast swimming pool surrounded by greenery and supplied with pure spring water, there are many fountains and patios, where you can relax and listen to the birds soothing singing.
The same refined decorative style runs throughout the suites, with furnishings gathered on travels through the Mahgreb, India, Egypt and Syria, as well as gorgeous hand-painted, Diffused lighting from lanterns and appliqués further enhances the romantic feel of the suites. You will find also: air conditioning, ventilation, Hifi & music library, wireless Internet access, safe & selection of teas and infusions, minibar, bathtub or shower, hairdryer, welcome products quality
This comfortable and cosy area has a superb view over the gardens and the medina... the restaurant and bar Lounge "Le Mandala" and its panoramic terrace adjoining offers a calm and intimate atmosphere with privileged views of the surrounding hills. In our guest dining room you can discover the subtleties of North African gastronomy, refined and authentic cuisine to be discovered and shared in a convivial atmosphere.
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There was a darker and perhaps in a macabre way, a more interesting side to the Sultan Moulay. Much of his success as a leader and ruler was due to his sheer ruthlessness. On inheriting the throne from his brother, Moulay Ismail set about curbing the rival claims of his 83 brothers and ...
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... into the back of a stone cave. Most homes in the medina don’t have the luxury of an oven, so bread, cakes and other food requiring baking are taken to the local neighbourhood oven. We purchase two flat breads and return home to enjoy warm fresh yeasty bread with honey and strong dark coffee. Exploration of the city is an experience. It is an old fortified city, packed with vendors and stalls, surrounded by modern neighbourhoods. We confidently head into ...
... As it turned out Morocco is the world's eightieth biggest olive producer.
We follow this landscape till the base of the mountains.
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