We travelled, May 1- to May 5, 2013, 8 decade long friends for a celebration. Having organized everything, my self, I was anxious that the Riad stand up to expectation as the web pictures can always look fashinating.
The Riad is ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL. It exceeds any web presentation.
The light within it; its light, balanced, heritage mind soothing ambiance - almost ZEN - of cool tranquility and efficiency.
It is spotlessely clean on arrival, and always during one's stay.
An efficient staff, which one lightly takes notice, given their discretion, whilst catering for one's every needs and requests. Their genuine sympathy and committment to resolving any matter thrown upon them, be it securing a booking for a venue, contracting a guide, or whatever else.
Driss and Yashmin were absolutely excellent.
We had an initial evening dinner in the Riad with music and entertainment which went excellent: timely, genuine, excellent guitarists, and very good professional dancers.
Out of curiosity we visited two other Riads (one just down the road) and the comparisson was overwelming; Las Especias is ever so much better that there actually is no comparisson.
We are still in the cloud of the Riad's quality and balance.
I can not recommend it more. A must. It went so far as after having an afternoon tea in Mamounia a member of group mentioning, literaly: I would not trade if for Las Especias.
A last note to emphasise that one feels literally at home. It makes one wish to go back almost immediately.
Thank you José Bernal for all your efficent handling leading up to the visit; for creating such a delightfull place.
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