Dar Kawa is situated in the heart of the Medina, old town, in the maze of souks… That is where the city of Marrakech was born. Here, between the spice market and Medersa Ben Youssef, between the common oven and the ‘hammam’ of the area, Dar Kawa was built right in the beginning of the 17th century. At that time, the house was the zaouïa of Derkaoua, a religious building of the brotherhood of the same name. In the middle of these walls with Saadian architecture, one prayed, meditated, exchanged in total serenity. Dar Kawa has preserved its tranquillity and its revitalizing energy.
Its owner is the French interior designer Valerie Barkowski who fell in love with the property back in the 90's.