A friendly face met me and 6 friends on arrival in Marrakech as Jean Michel and Frederic had arranged our transfer from the airport (highly recommended, and a good price). We had to walk the final stretch of the way as the Riad is situated through narrow streets. After the hustle of the street, Riad Safa was a calm oasis and we were welcomed by Abdul. A fabulous traditional meal was arranged for our first night, again I would recommend this as we arrived quite late and negotiating the streets would have been daunting on our first night. Our hosts were generous with their time, helping us with maps of the area, giving us valuable advice about local customs and places to visit. They arranged an amazing trip to the Atlas Mountains, in which we had an opportunity to visit a Berber home and share a mint tea with the lady of the house, took in spectacular views and enjoyed lunch on a sunny terrace alongside a pool. Our driver was Adil (please excuse if I've spelled this incorrectly) who was a good guide as well as a safe driver. The roof terrace with its plunge pool was the best way to unwind at the end of a day's haggling in the souks, and restaurants recommended by Jean Michel and Frederic all had excellent food, and any entertainment was fab. We were very well looked after for the whole of our trip, so a BIG thank you to all of the staff at Riad Safa.