Honeymoon in Morocco

From the mountains to the medinas, a honeymoon in Morocco is a kaleidoscope of colours. Let’s take you to this fascinating North African gem…

Honeymoon in Morocco | The Honeymoon Guide
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This atmospheric and exotic destination has been enticing travellers to North Africa for centuries. A honeymoon in Morocco is the perfect honeymoon destination for adventure seekers.

Most couples will start their honeymoon in Morocco in Marrakech. The iconic bustling city with stunningly beautiful architecture. Stay in a riad (traditional Moroccan houses), turned into a luxury boutique hotel. The vibrant UNESCO World Heritage Site medina with winding alleyways has shops full of artisan makers.

Buy spices, leather, and argan oil products. Invest in a timeless handira (a beautiful traditional handmade wedding blanket) in the Jemaa el-Fnaa market. Retail therapy like no other. Marvel at the 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque and the Bahia Palace. Moroccan cuisine is one of the world’s most intriguing. Whether you prefer dining on street food or in traditional restaurants or taking a cooking class, a honeymoon in Morocco is ideal for gastronomy lovers.

Outside of the city, just scratch the surface and you’ll find wild desert landscapes, mountains and windswept beaches. A honeymoon in Morocco is ideal for couples who love the great outdoors. Take a day trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls. Head into the mountains for some hiking and trekking. Toubkal National Park is home to North Africa’s tallest mountain, Jebel Toubkal with trails suitable for both novice and expert hikers. Pass by ancient Berber villages (or as they prefer to be called Amazigh) The views of snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains are more than worth it.

Explore the city of Fez (also known as Fes). The medina in this ancient city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you’ll find souks, riads and a thriving city without as many tourists. A honeymoon in Morocco wouldn’t be complete without taking a trip to insta-worthy Chefchaouen to marvel at the cobalt and azure blue buildings.

Experience the Sahara Desert by jeep safari and on a camel ride. Travel from Marrakech to Merzouga. Spend the night at a traditional Bedouin camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and sunrise. See the Kasbah of Ouarzazate. Sleep under the blanket of a million stars and wake up to a sunrise over the endless sea of sand dunes. Magic.

After spending some time in the desert heat, you may be ready for the Atlantic’s coastal breeze. Essaouira is a picturesque coastal town known for its strong winds, making it a haven for surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing. A former fishing port, you’ll find seafood restaurants and interesting architecture. If you prefer some calmer waters, Oualidia is just the place. This small fishing village is on a lagoon was once a seaside home to the royal family. Oualidia is famous for its pink flamingos and fresh oysters.

There are direct flights from Marrakech to most major European cities, making it an easy-add on to a Europe honeymoon, particularly France & Spain.

A honeymoon in Morocco is romantic and breathtaking!

Best time to visit Morocco

The best time to visit Morocco for a honeymoon is during the Spring (from March to May) and Autumn (September to October). During the winter months, it can get cooler, particularly in the mountains, with hot summers suitable for the beach.

Honeymoon in Morocco. Street in chefchaouen
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FAQ

Is Morocco good for a honeymoon? Yes, a honeymoon in Morocco is full of cultural and outdoor pursuits with stunning architecture.

How long do you need for a honeymoon in Morocco? While you can visit Marrakesh for a long weekend, for a longer honeymoon in Morocco, we recommend at least 10-14 nights.

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