May 4 - 7, 2019

GET summer proof in the red city


Your benefits?

  • you will learn the do's and donts in getting a deal.

  • where to shop for good quality - price balance.

  • WE WILL COVER All areas in Marrakech.

  • we have our finger on the pulse to see what's new, what's in and which designers are popping.

  • mood boards for Fall Winter 2019.

  • designer meetings.

  • networking.

  • visit to all creative areas in Marrakech.

  • you will benefit from purchasing in group!

  • May is the ideal month to combine shopping with enjoying the Marrakech sun!

  • shop at all the hidden gems that are known by local stylists, trend hunters and the luxury shops worldwide.

  • Get correct prices and a full list of addresses on all places to shop.

  • Get in contact with cooperatives and become a member of our do good community.

  • AND at the same time, be fully able to discover everything that Marrakech has to offer. while enjoying the good life and having enough space for some me time.

  • dine at the hottest restaurants in town.

  • network on pink rooftops and experience the impact of colours in a world where design is all about local materials and tradition.


SAVE THE DATES: May 4 - 7, 2019

WHO: everyone into design, original handmade items and trends



  • Introduction to the trends.

  • what to shop and where.

  • Different styles to explore.

  • carpets, ceramics, lighting, to define good quality/price.

  • another area around Marrakech, every day.

  • Workshops/manufacturers/souks/flee market


  • Enjoy the spirit of old Marrakech.

  • Visit of the old Medina with the Souk des Tapis (the carpet Souk), Place Jemaa El Fna...

  • Learn the art of negotiating while shopping.

  • Visit of the most authentic part, the flee market and the many arts and artefacts stores.


  • Visit of the Industrial area with trendy design and collector's items.

  • The insider stores in the Souks.

  • The magical Souk des Ferroniers with lamps in all forms and sizes.

  • All the new design stores for homeware and linens.

  • You do not feel unsafe, overwhelmed nor forced into buying while walking the medina with me.

  • Combining orders to get the best deals.

  • Combining shipments if possible to lower the costs.

  • pottery areas where you can create your own design

  • tile factories

  • weavers

When :

  • May 4 - 7 2019

Group size :

  • max 8 people

Host :

  • Marlène Pauly, Morocco resident, former interior stylist and architect. Professional sourcer at COCO-Morocco

Cost :

  • 10 750 MAD/pp - double use with private bathroom on room (booking needs to be made together)

  • 12 900 MAD/pp - single use with private bathroom on room

Daily Program:

Saturday, May 4: 

  • Welcome and settling in

  • Walk through the Medina

  • dinner.

May 5 - 6: 

  • breakfast

  • 09.00 - 10.00 Workshops with trends and our view on new designers/objects/styles, explaining the sourcing tour of the day and what to expect.

  • 10.00 - 1.00 visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech.

  • 1.00 pm lunch somewhere at location.

  • 2.00 - 6.00 pm visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech

  • 6.00 pm sunset drink...

  • 8.00 pm dinner

Wednesday, May 7: 

  • breakfast together

  • 10.00 spa

  • 12.00 lunch

  • retreat ends after lunch


  • airport transport at arrival

  • transportation to all the places we visit.

  • all workshops, trend coachings.

  • hotel 3 nights.

  • 3 heavenly breakfasts

  • 3 discovery lunches

  • 3 1001 night dinners

  • hammam/spa treatment

Not inclusive:

  • flights

  • transport to the airport at departure.

  • soft drinks

  • alcoholic drinks

  • your personal travel insurance

  • any shopping

  • any other private visit you want to add to your trip

  • tips