Morocco Travel Guide

What luxury travel awaits in Morocco? Check out The Trip: 2014's ultimate, 2-week itinerary worth $100,000. Enter for a chance to win.


Activities
Shopping in the Souks
Soak up the colorful Berber culture with a stroll through the maze-like markets in Marrakesh, known as souks. Bargain for Moroccan treasures like scarfs, carpets, jewelry, leather bags and more.
  • Jemaa el Fna
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Shopping in the Souks

Soak up the colorful Berber culture with a stroll through the maze-like markets in Marrakesh, known as souks. Bargain for Moroccan treasures like scarfs, carpets, jewelry, leather bags and more.
Jemaa el Fna Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Passion Paragliding
Adventure junkies won't want to miss a chance to soar 3,000 feet above the endless African desert and Atlas Mountains. Morocco is one of the world's best spots for paragliding, with its consistent weather conditions and unforgettable views.
  • Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Passion Paragliding

Adventure junkies won't want to miss a chance to soar 3,000 feet above the endless African desert and Atlas Mountains. Morocco is one of the world's best spots for paragliding, with its consistent weather conditions and unforgettable views.
Marrakesh, Morocco Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Camel Safari
The one thing you have to do in Morocco? Ride a camel through the Sahara desert, of course. Take a camel trek, called a méharées, to Erg Chebbi, the highest and most impressive sand dunes in Morocco.
  • Merzouga, Morocco
  • Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Morocco

Camel Safari

The one thing you have to do in Morocco? Ride a camel through the Sahara desert, of course. Take a camel trek, called a méharées, to Erg Chebbi, the highest and most impressive sand dunes in Morocco.
Merzouga, Morocco Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet, Morocco
Hassan II Mosque Casablanca
The largest mosque in Morocco and the seventh largest in the world, this religious site is a must-see. Completed in 1993, this grandiose mosque is the most-visited attraction in Casablanca, with guided tours available.
  • Sour Jdid, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Casablanca, Grand Casablanca Morocco

Hassan II Mosque Casablanca

The largest mosque in Morocco and the seventh largest in the world, this religious site is a must-see. Completed in 1993, this grandiose mosque is the most-visited attraction in Casablanca, with guided tours available.
Sour Jdid, Casablanca, Morocco Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Morocco
Medina of Fez
A visit to Marrakesh wouldn't be complete without seeing this ancient walled city. A UNESCCO World Heritage site, Fez is considered to be Morocco's cultural and spiritual center; it's also home to the oldest university in the world.
  • Central Fez
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Medina of Fez

A visit to Marrakesh wouldn't be complete without seeing this ancient walled city. A UNESCCO World Heritage site, Fez is considered to be Morocco's cultural and spiritual center; it's also home to the oldest university in the world.
Central Fez Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Bahia Palace
This opulent 19-century palace gives you a peek into the lavish lifestyle of Morocco's elite. Find out before you visit if the country's royal family is in town. If they are, the palace will be closed to the public.
  • Avenue Houmman el Fetouki Marrakech, Morocco
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Bahia Palace

This opulent 19-century palace gives you a peek into the lavish lifestyle of Morocco's elite. Find out before you visit if the country's royal family is in town. If they are, the palace will be closed to the public.
Avenue Houmman el Fetouki Marrakech, Morocco Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Boutique Souk - Rosena McKeown
Contact this high-end travel concierge to help plan your luxury vacation.

Email: info@boutiquesouk.com
  • 4th Floor 12 Devereux Court
  • London, United Kingdom

Boutique Souk - Rosena McKeown

Contact this high-end travel concierge to help plan your luxury vacation.

Email: info@boutiquesouk.com
4th Floor 12 Devereux Court London, United Kingdom

Hotels
Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa
Let all your cares wash away at this relaxing oasis with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Unwind on the private beach or in the height of luxury at this 5-star hotel’s thalassotherapy, or seawater therapy, center.
  • Baie des Palmiers, Cite Founty P5, Secteur touristique Agadir, 80010, Morocco
  • Agadir, Morocco

Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa

Let all your cares wash away at this relaxing oasis with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Unwind on the private beach or in the height of luxury at this 5-star hotel’s thalassotherapy, or seawater therapy, center.
Baie des Palmiers, Cite Founty P5, Secteur touristique Agadir, 80010, Morocco Agadir, Morocco
Royal Mansour
Feel like royalty with a stay at this super luxe hotel in Marrakesh commissioned by the King of Morocco to boost tourism. The hotel includes VIP houses that range from $2,000 to $50,000 a night, complete with a butler to cater to your every whim.
  • Rue Abou Abbas
  • Marrakesh, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz Morocco

Royal Mansour

Feel like royalty with a stay at this super luxe hotel in Marrakesh commissioned by the King of Morocco to boost tourism. The hotel includes VIP houses that range from $2,000 to $50,000 a night, complete with a butler to cater to your every whim.
Rue Abou Abbas Marrakesh, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco
Phone: 212 5 29 80 80 80
Guesthouse Chez les habitants
Experience desert life at this family-owned guesthouse at the base of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Get a taste of Berber culture in a traditional tented camp and enjoy local dishes prepared by your hosts.
  • Ksar Tiharien, Merzouga Merzouga, Morocco 52202
  • Merzouga, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz 52202 Morocco

Guesthouse Chez les habitants

Experience desert life at this family-owned guesthouse at the base of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Get a taste of Berber culture in a traditional tented camp and enjoy local dishes prepared by your hosts.
Ksar Tiharien, Merzouga Merzouga, Morocco 52202 Merzouga, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Phone: 212 - 673 680 712

Restaurants & Bars
Jemaa el-Fnaa Market
At least one meal on any visit to Marrakesh should be at this outdoor food market in the medina quarter. Be entertained by the exotic snake charmers as you walk through this festival-like market, sampling foods like kebabs and fried fish.
  • El Ksour, Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Jemaa el-Fnaa Market

At least one meal on any visit to Marrakesh should be at this outdoor food market in the medina quarter. Be entertained by the exotic snake charmers as you walk through this festival-like market, sampling foods like kebabs and fried fish.
El Ksour, Marrakesh, Morocco Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Kanoun Restaurant
Sir Richard Branson's hotel Kasbah Tamadot is an hour from Marrakech in the breathtaking Atlas Mountains. Dine alfresco on either of the hotel restaurant's 2 terraces, enjoying both traditional Moroccan dishes and international fare.
  • Rue Asni
  • Casablanca, Grand Casablanca Morocco

Kanoun Restaurant

Sir Richard Branson's hotel Kasbah Tamadot is an hour from Marrakech in the breathtaking Atlas Mountains. Dine alfresco on either of the hotel restaurant's 2 terraces, enjoying both traditional Moroccan dishes and international fare.
Rue Asni Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Morocco
La Maison Arabe Cooking School
Want to learn to cook traditional Moroccan food? Amateurs and professionals alike can take half-day cooking workshops at this famed restaurant. And even better, participants get to enjoy the meal they prepared after class.
  • Marrakech Médina, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

La Maison Arabe Cooking School

Want to learn to cook traditional Moroccan food? Amateurs and professionals alike can take half-day cooking workshops at this famed restaurant. And even better, participants get to enjoy the meal they prepared after class.
Marrakech Médina, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco

The Hot List

Travel the world. Enter Daily to Win $10,000!  

Will Blake or Janel be the next Travel Channel Star?

Join the conversation on Social Media!
Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Travel Channel in your favorite social media feeds.