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Morocco is a country of beautiful contrasts - from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech to the desert surrounding the high Atlas MountainsContact Peter
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Why we love Morocco
The latest insight from our time spent exploring Morocco.
Culture & Climate
A short flight from Europe but a world away in culture and heritage, Morocco is a cauldron of colours and spices, where African and Arabic cultures collide. Morocco boasts such a variety of climates that it is possible to ski in the Atlas Mountains one morning and enjoy sundowners that evening in the heat of the coast!
Morocco is geographically made up of rugged mountains and large desert expanses positioned on the north west tip of the African continent. It is dominated by a long Atlantic Ocean coastline to the West, the Mediterranean to the north and split down the centre by the majesty of the Atlas Mountains.
Much can be included into a 5 star luxury holiday in Morocco. Whether it is shopping with a personal guide in the medieval medinas of Marrakech or Fez, hiking into the remote Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains for a picnic lunch with a view like no other, or exploring the Atlantic coastline by horse or kite-surf. A Morocco luxury holiday package offers our guests something for everyone.
It's relative proximity to Europe has seen Morocco explode as a holiday destination in the last few years, and our guests enjoy both short sunshine escapes as well as longer, more complex luxury itineraries. Marrakech, Essaouira, Fez and other major cities offer a huge variety of places to stay including the restoration of Riads - a house built around a garden courtyard with thick walls and windows overlooking the interior in order to preserve cool air on the hottest days.
Away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, UNESCO World Heritage site Essaouira offers relative calm and tranquillity. The old city consists of a maze of sparkling whitewashed houses, blue shutters and crumbling sea front fortifications. Separating these walls from the Atlantic coast is a vast beach, a paradise for kite and wind surfing. Wander along the beach front stalls for a sumptuous fresh fish lunch, before you are drawn into the Medina to enjoy souks at a distinctly slower pace than in Marrakech. After a long day exploring this historic port town, collapse into one of Essaouira's collection of boutique riads for an evening of delicious fresh cuisine.
At the heart of the country sits the vibrant city of Marrakech, with its roof top tea terraces, grand souks and winding alleyways, bursting with life. From sizzling street stalls to colourful spice markets of the Medina, you can immerse yourself into this magical scene for hours. Exhausted, retreat to a boutique luxury hotel in the palm-shaded surrounds of the city, for a cooling swim, a spa treatment and some fine dining.
The Atlas Mountains are just an hours' drive south from the busy centre of the souks, where the atmosphere changes as you enter a peaceful Berber culture. Snake up the mountain passes, and look back over the breathtakingly beautiful mountain villages until you reach the highest peak, Djebel Toubkal. Close your eyes and breathe the clean air in perfect silence. Then soak up the views over the almond blossom and winter snow below you.
Where To Stay in Morocco
Explore some of our highly recommended lodges within our Morocco Collection.