NEW DATE: Morocco By Design Escape | SEPTEMBER 04th - 11th Marrakech

NEW DATE: Morocco By Design Escape | SEPTEMBER 04th - 11th Marrakech

from 3,500.00


Come join us for an unforgettable week in Marrakech for a wonderous retreat filled with creative workshops, brand building, exploring the ochre city with real insiders, treasure hunting with the locals, cooking classes with Moroccan families and endless sunsets on pink rooftops with mint tea in hand.

This intimate, week-long retreat will be open to only 10 guests, Staying in the most luxurious private riad that will make you feel like a princess. The 7 day retreat will awaken your senses, inspire you in every way imaginable. You will wine, you will dine and you will fall deeply in love with this magical red city. All of this will take place in the most incredible settings, think desert candle lit dinners, camel rides through the palmeraie, peacocks pavilions and Majorelle gardens to inspire your senses.

The longer stay is designed to provide you with ample time to explore your creative and travellers goals. In this time you will discover the hidden depths of Morocco and have plenty of time to recharge, transform and connect with likeminded, kindred spirits. Follow us, the locals: around the best kept secrets of Marrakech. We will take you on a journey through the souks where you will be enamoured by the vintage rugs, the ancient artisans and the community of women weavers.

You will dance with the snake charmers, eat the finest cuisine, dabble with the locals and learn from this magnificent land – this is a retreat for the soul! Not only will you explore but you will gain knowledge on how to start, grow and transform your business. With an array of experts teaching you workshops on how to build a successful brand. You will meet Marrakech suppliers to jumpstart your brand, you will network with designers like LRNCE and POPHAM DESIGNS so you can get a real insight into their creative influences and mindset. You will be taken on journey through Marrakech discovering our artisans, our friendships and contacts to help you in developing your dream project. We have done all the hard work for you, now you just need to take the leap…

Guests will stay at a quiet oasis hidden away in the heart of the old city centre & just a few steps from the bustling market stalls of the souks. You will be surrounded by peace and harmony from the riad, filled with orange blossom trees, gorgeous textiles on rooftops and calming scents of sandalwood. Moments away you will be enchanted by textile bazaars, fortress of treasures and illuminated by the mystical creations. The term “shop ‘til you drop” was invented here in Marrakech because of the beautiful pieces hanging from every corner…

Don’t worry, you will have plenty of time to sunbathe, dip in our private pool and enjoy pamper sessions facing the sand dunes to bring out your inner goddess. Try a traditional hammam, get a manicure and indulge in all that Morocco has to offer. It’s the perfect combination of local meets luxury created by real Marrakech insiders and residents.

This Escape is perfect for you If…

  • You’re an open minded traveller that is ready for a new adventure

  • You are looking to source the most unique homewares for your home

  • You are in need of small business help by professionals

  • You are a start up in the textiles or accessories business looking for suppliers, craftsmen or inspiration

  • You are ready to explore Morocco but would like to be with a group

  • You are in love with Morocco but have been scared to take the leap

  • You have always wanted to start a business with Moroccan Designs but never knew where to begin

  • You want to have an incredible experience planned for you

  • You and your girls, partner or friends want to have an adventure of a lifetime

This probably isn’t for you if…

  • You don’t appreciate the hustle and bustle of a busy city

  • You are nervous traveller, Marrakech can be a chaotic city but when you join us it won’t feel it.

  • Your ideal holiday is lounging by the pool, staying indoors and not getting to know the local culture.

  • You are not passionate about building a successful brand

  • You are not ready to explore, shop and treasure hunt in the most incredible places

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The Details : 

How Much : $3,500 ( Shared accommodation ) / $4,500 ( Private accommodation ) for the 6 night, 7 day retreat. Please note that there are 5 FULL days of activities with the first and last day being arrival and departure day. You can pay it all at once or in 2 deposits. To only pay half now and the other half by AUGUST, 20th 2019 use the code DESIGN19 at checkout.

Accommodation: We offer Private and/or Shared accommodation. All bedrooms are ensuite, master rooms with luxurious décor and beautiful ambience. Shared accommodation will be between two guests.

Included : accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinners, transportation, workshops, classes, entry tickets to museums and landmarks, meetings with brand owners, suppliers and craftsmen.

- transfer to and from the Menara Airport (RAK) on arrival and departure days & all transportation during the escape

- all meals & events both in and out as well as frequent refreshments. While we can accommodate vegetarians and isolated allergies, if you have multiple dietary restrictions or are vegan we can create a special menu for an additional charge.

- small group sessions with your hosts, lectures, discussions, and classes

- morning yoga and/or meditation

- all excursions and activities including market tours and a spa day with massage & hammam (if you would like to book extra services with the spa or your riad, those are not covered by the price of the retreat)

- a special, curated selection of gifts during your stay

- entry tickets to museums and landmarks

Excluded: airfare, personal snacks and personal shopping

Where : Marrakech, Morocco ; the closest airport is Menara Airport, (RAK)

When : SEPTEMBER 4th-11th 2019

Who : Our Marrakech by Design Escape is for anyone who has a passion for artisanal wares, wants to discover Marrakech and anyone who has a budding business needing some professional assistance.

Cancellation Policy : Due to the involved logistics & upfront costs, we offer no cancellations or refunds under ANY circumstance. Please know you can make it before booking. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance through a third party to cover the retreat in the event of strikes, natural disasters, health problems, and other unforeseen events in your life or the world.