5 magical Moroccan riads to stay in for design inspiration

Name Morocco as a travel destination, and you’ll hear high praise for the riad. A riad, which originates from the Arabic term for garden, is a palace-like residence built around a courtyard. It is often clad in rich colours and intricate Islamic geometry, and is where families can lounge in privacy. Let's start with Riad 72.

Riad 72: While many riad are a confluence of French and Moroccan designs, Riad 72 stands out for its Italian, Art Deco flair – thanks to its Italian owner, Giovanna Cinel.