• Design Lessons from the Jnane Hotel in Marrakesh

    By Sara Bliss on January 25, 2012
    There is just something about Moroccan design that I can’t get enough of–the intense sense of color (all that red!), the arched doorways, the inlaid furniture, the bold patterns, the brightly colored rugs, the lanterns….I could go on and on! If you’re with me on this, you will have the same reaction I did when I saw pictures of the […]
  • Moroccan Beach Chic: La Sultana Oualidia

    By Sara Bliss on April 16, 2011
    For those of you who fell in love with the exotic glamour of La Sultana Marrakesh this week, check out the hotel’s sister boutique property, La Sultana Oualidia.  The 11-suite hotel is located 2 1/2 hours away on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, and pairs gorgeous Moroccan design with a glorious beachside setting. Staying at both hotels would be a dreamy way to […]
  • Global Glamour: La Sultana Marrakech

    By Sara Bliss on April 12, 2011
    It is grey and rainy here in New York– an absolutely perfect day to hop on our magic carpets and get lost in the color and pattern of the divine La Sultana in Marrakech. La Sultana features 27 guest rooms and suites, plus 1 apartment, spread out over 5 restored riads. Each riad features a garden or courtyard in the […]
  • Design Inspiration from La Mamounia

    By Sara Bliss on December 13, 2010
    Prepare to be totally wowed…La Mamounia in Marrakesh is so color-saturated, theatrical, and exotic, that as I looked through the pictures of this 207 room Moroccan hotel, I kept oooohing and aaaahing with a few, Amazing!’s thrown in. (Plus a few sighs, because I can’t imagine when or how I will ever get there!) Originally built as a wedding gift […]