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Morocco Travel Tips

Planning a trip to Morocco? Here is a list of our favorites spots, people, and places you must see if planning a trip this enchanting North African country.

Be sure to check out Maroc Mama, a fearless guide to food and travel. This is a fabulous blog full of information. Written by our friend and colleague Amanda Mouttaki, an American ex-Pat, entrepreneur, and mom living in Marrakech. 

Marrakech, a must see city and UNESCO world heritage site.

Jardin Majoreille in Marrakech is the Yves Saint Laurent's garden, there's also a Berber Museum inside. Stunning! Get up early and spend a morning here.

Terrace des Espices in the medina. Stop here for a modern Moroccan lunch or an afternoon tea. Great lounge-like rooftop atmosphere.

Le Jardin Secret. https://www.lejardinsecretmarrakech.com/en/ Spend your morning at this beautiful garden and museum and then go have lunch at Le Jardin Marrakech. https://lejardinmarrakech.com/

Places to stay

Hotel Tresor. (Either the hotel or the smaller annex). Both well designed. Great location for exploring the old medina and shopping. 

Quaryati Ecolodge in Ourika valley. This place is serene and spectacular. Set in a small village at the foot of the Atlas Mountains about 30mins outside of Marrakech. Daily shuttles into the city.

 

 

Planning a trip to the Sahara?

The best desert tour guys in Morocco are http://www.desertbivouac.com/
These guys are real nomads, warm and fun people. The Sahara is life changing. You will not be disappointed!