You’ve probably got quite a few friends who have been to Marrakech and it’s likely that many of them have vowed to return to the beautiful city. It’s not at all surprising as the place is soaked in interesting history and captivating culture but it would be impossible to come up with just one reason why this remarkable city has to be visited at least once during everyone’s lifetime. There’s the fabulous charm of it’s luxurious interior and exterior designs… the hustle and bustle of daily life that’s anything but slow moving and of course, the food is utterly sensational. But aren’t there lots of places that offer exactly the same thing? On the face of it, yes, but nothing will ever fully compare to Marrakech.
It’s certainly not the cheapest of places to visit but a visit to the heart of Morocco certainly is worth every dollar spent! Plus with a bit of planning and budgeting, you’ll get to see everything you want to on your trip.
Bask in all of it’s charm
Just like Marrakech is known for being the heart of Morocco, Djemaa el Fna is the city square known for being the heart of Marrakech. At night it becomes a vibrant location oozing with character and charm. You can marvel at the entertainment surrounding you – snake charmers, dancers, musicians and fortune tellers… it has it all.
Souks and Markets
This is something you cannot and must not miss whilst in the city. Visiting the markets and souks is one of the best experiences you can have in Marrakech. You’ll walk away with some of the prettiest treasures you’ve ever cast your eyes upon. These places are full of stunning souvenirs that come at a stunning price as well. Get yourself some eye catching fabrics for the furniture back home or some jewellry to wow your friends with once you return to reality. The best ones are located in the Medina found in old Marrakech.
Marrakech is known for its historical and atmospheric riads. These beautiful “mini hotels” are traditional Moroccan houses or palaces with stunning interior gardens that often contain small, luxurious pools. Finding somewhere to stay in Marrakech that will give your eyes a treat won’t be a struggle whatsoever as there are plenty of gorgeous accommodation options to choose from. If you’re looking for your very own paradise then search villas Marrakech.
The food is unrivaled
Marrakech is considered one of the most colourful cities in the world and rightly so. It’s full of colour that pops and it’s vibrancy makes you feel alive. It will get your creative juices flowing but also your taste buds screaming with joy too. Moroccan cuisine is a delight anywhere, but it’s especially delicious in Marrakech. If you love feasting upon rich, tasty dishes then you need to try the food on offer in Marrakech. Fill yourself with their mouthwateringly good meat and fish dishes then treat yourself even further to a pastry or two… Team it with a famous Moroccan mint tea and you’ll never want to taste anything else again.