Time to start planning your travel to Marrakech? You’re in the right place! I’ve called this city home for the last six years and have spent ten years before that visiting. No matter what experience you’re hoping to have when you visit the red city, I’ve got you covered.
This Marrakech guide has all of my posts about the city in one place and is broken up by a variety of interests and topics. Rolle up your sleeves and get ready to dig in and plan your trip.
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What to Eat and What to Avoid in Marrakech
If eating is important find some of my favorite suggestions on what to eat and what to avoid in Marrakech.Continue Reading
Top Souvenirs to Take Home from Morocco
Shopping on your mind? Than you don't want to miss this post with ideas on what to buy, where to buy them and how much they should cost!Continue Reading
25 of the Best Riads and Hotels in Marrakech for Couples
Visiting Marrakech with a partner? These 25 spots offer a variety of budget levels and options to make your dream trip come true.Continue Reading
Beyond the Medina: The Modern Side of Marrakech
When you're ready to get outside of the medina, then it's time to discover the New City of Marrakech.Continue Reading
Marrakech Scams: Faux Guides
Don't get taken on a trip. Make sure that the guide you work with is reputable!Continue Reading
Things to do in Marrakech
When you travel to Marrakech there’s no shortage of things to do. Whether you want to curl up with a book next to the pool or go out exploring every day, you’ll be happily entertained.
Marrakech's Jardin Majorelle
The infamous blue garden of Yves St. Laurent. Discover it before you go.
The Saadian Tombs: Marrakech
These tombs date to the 17th century and showcase Moroccan craftsmanship from centuries past.
1 Week Itinerary in Central Morocco
This post features 3 itineraries including one for central Morocco (and Marrakech) to help you plan.
How to Spend 2 Weeks in Central Morocco
Have a little longer? Here's how to easily spend two weeks in the Marrakech area.
DIY Weekend in Marrakech
Only have time for a quick city break? Plan your own Marrakech vacation in a weekend.
How To Use the Moroccan Hammam
The hammam is a time honored tradition in Morocco. If you want to try it out here's what you need to know.
Moroccan Cooking Class: Dar Les Cigognes and Handmade Couscous
For a private, hands on cooking class, check out Dar Les Cigognes cooking school.
Amal Women's Center Group Cooking Classes
For beginning cooks or those that want a group atmosphere we recommend the Amal Women's Center.
Where To Go Swimming in Marrakech
Visiting in warmer months? You're going to want to have a pool to jump into. Find out where to go! (There's heated pool suggestions for winter too!)
10 Things to do in Marrakech on a Budget
Stretched thin? Here are 10 things you can do on a budget and still really enjoy your time in the city.
Where Kids Can Play in Marrakech
Unfortunately there aren't a lot of playgrounds or open spaces in the city for kids. But I've put together some suggestions to help you find places to run off some steam.
Vintage Sidecar Ride in Marrakech
A FAVORITE activity are these motorcycle rides that let you see the city from a totally different point of view.
15 Places to Go for Marrakech Nightlife
Want to head out at night? This post has 15 spots you can go to party the night away in Marrakech.
“I believe that Marrakech ought to be earned as a destination. The journey is the preparation for the experience. Reaching it too fast derides it, makes it a little less easy to understand.”
― Tahir Shah,
Avoid These Marrakech Scams
General Tips about Marrakech
What to Pack
Shopping in Marrakech
Marrakech Day Trips
Where to Stay in Marrakech
There’s no shortage of hotels and riads in Marrakech. The harder part is narrowing down where you would like to stay when you travel to Marrakech. Take into consideration the area of the city, how close it is to the city center and the transportation options available before you finalize your reservation.
Where to Eat in Marrakech
Want more information?
I have two different products that can help you as you plan your stay. Both have been created using my insider knowledge and experience to make the best suggestions possible for your stay.
This is a digital guidebook I wrote to put my top suggestions and recommendations into one place for travelers who would rather download everything and have an offline reference for information. It is available as a Kindle download and can be accessed on your tablet, smartphone, or Kindle reader.
Do you want a resource that is a bit more interactive? With this self-led planning program, I walk you through different itineraries for your Marrakech stay depending on what experience you want to have. It also includes practical information like what to pack for different times of year, shopping guides and planning worksheets.
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