EN ROUTE MAGAZINE
April 2010

"Editors Choice: Cooling off with a glass of iced water flavoured with citrus grown on site at the Korakia Pensione Palm Springs California."

BUDGET TRAVEL
February 2009

"It used to be that in order to achieve the kind of expat chic cultivated by literary icons like longtime Morocco residents Paul and Jane Bowles, couples had to put down that Pottery Barn catalog, get off the couch, and actually leave the country. These days, your own personal Tangiers can be had much closer to home."

SUNSET MAGAZINE
February 2009

"Grab the glass of mint tea that awaits you in your Moroccan- or Mediterranean-style room, then head out through French doors onto your bougainvillea-edged patio to sip and stare at the San Jacinto Mountains."

C MAGAZINE
January 2009

"Arising from a 1918 adobe, a 1924 bungalow and a '30s villa, its 28 rooms and suites exude Mediterranean luxe. In lieu of clocks, phones, and TVs, are board games, bocce ball and al fresco film screenings."

RIVIERA INTERIORS
November 2008

"...hand-painted Moroccan tea glasses deployed for afternoon tea service, vintage board games in guest rooms and new spa products that promise no shortage of ahhh moments. Oh, and let's not forget about outdoor yoga."

EASY LIVING
July 2008

"Korakia calls itself an experiential resort and there's no doubt that staying at this Moroccan-inspired retreat is one of the most relaxing experiences out there..."

COAST MAGAZINE
April 2008

"From the moment you enter the distinct keyhole-shaped grand entrance and walk through a set of ornately carved Moorish wooden double doors, the magic that is Korakia Pensione starts to play its tricks on your senses."

FORBES TRAVELER
February 2008

"Korakia was born as an artist's lavish hideaway during the Roaring Twenties. Modeled on a Moroccan villa and nestled at the foot of a towering mountain within a landscaped 1.5 acres, this resort gives the California desert an exotic North African feel."