October 14, 2019

Just Back: The Best of Marrakesh, Morocco

Luxury Morocco toursWe’ve just returned from another trip to Marrakesh, one of our favorite places in Morocco for over-the-top luxury, beautiful architecture and interiors, great shopping and dining, and exclusive cultural experiences.

private Morocco toursFor travelers who want an indulgent and fascinating Morocco getaway, Marrakesh is the perfect destination.

private Morocco toursIt’s also a great base for excursions to favorite rural spots that are near the Red City, including the Atlas Mountains and the Agafay Desert.

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Historic and cosmopolitan, Marrakesh is a must for anyone interested in architecture and design. Our private tours feature the architectural highlights of the city…

private Morocco tours…including historic palaces with ornate rooms and expansive courtyards…

private Morocco tours…botanical gardens with water pavilions and reflecting pools…

private Morocco tours…and resplendent interiors that are a testament to the incredible Moroccan artisan tradition.

private Morocco toursOne of the highlights of Marrakesh is exploring the narrow streets of the ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Our expert private guides take travelers to the most interesting historic sites, a great way to learn about the city’s fascinating past as one of the major trading centers of North Africa.

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Marrakesh is a feast for the senses…

luxury Morocco tours…with an abundance of spices…

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…platters overflowing with Moroccan sweets…

luxury Morocco tours…and outstanding gourmet restaurants that highlight Morocco’s legendary cuisine, a flavorful blend of Arabic, Berber, French, Andalusian and other influences.

private Morocco toursWe arrange for our travelers to experience the best of Marrakesh’s culinary scene, including elegant dinners in historic, candlelit riads (traditional Moroccan palaces)…

private Morocco tours…with incredible ambience and exquisite interiors.

luxury Morocco toursOther options include traditional mint tea at an oasis…

private Morocco tours…and sunset cocktails in the desert.

private Morocco toursFor travelers interested in learning how to make traditional dishes with local ingredients, we arrange private cooking classes and bread-baking workshops.

luxury Morocco tours Another must is visiting renowned museums, including the Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum…

private Morocco tours…and beloved gardens, such as Majorelle Garden.

private Morocco toursMarrakesh is also a legendary shopping destination. We can arrange private shopping tours that visit our favorite specialty shops and boutiques for handmade rugs, ceramics…

luxury Morocco tours…unique housewares, antiques, intricate zellij (Moorish tiles)…

Morocco shopping tours…colorful kaftans…

private Morocco tours…and intricate handcrafted lanterns.

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Marrakesh has a high concentration of exclusive luxury hotels and resorts that feature incredible interior design, impeccable service and indulgent spas.

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Some of our favorite places to stay in Marrakesh include a renowned historic property favored by visiting dignitaries, royalty and Hollywood luminaries for decades…

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…a decadent retreat in the Palmeraie (a palm grove outside the city)…

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…and even a luxurious tented camp in the nearby Agafay Desert, the perfect relaxing complement to time in the lively medina of Marrakesh.

private Morocco toursWhether staying overnight or venturing out on a day trip, we can arrange a variety of exclusive experiences in the desert near Marrakesh, including private dinners…

private Morocco tours…camel treks, dune buggy rides, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning and more.

Another great day tour or overnight excursion from Marrakesh is the nearby Atlas Mountains, home to the local Berber people for centuries.

We arrange for travelers to take scenic hikes, explore rural villages, meet with a local Berber family, browse a lively market and visit crafts cooperatives. For travelers wanting to spend a night or two, we recommend staying at Kasbah Tamadot, a luxurious mountain retreat owned by Richard Branson.

private Morocco toursWith its rich array of cultural experiences, vibrant streets, incredible history, and great shopping and dining, Marrakesh is a wonderful stand-alone destination.

For travelers with more time, it also combines well with other top locations in Morocco, including historic Fez and the Sahara Desert.

Contact one of our Morocco specialists about planning a customized private Morocco tour.

Destinations:  Africa, Morocco

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