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.
If eating is important find some of my favorite suggestions on what to eat and what to avoid in Marrakech.
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!
Visiting Marrakech with a partner? These 25 spots offer a variety of budget levels and options to make your dream trip come true.
When you're ready to get outside of the medina, then it's time to discover the New City of Marrakech.
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.
“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,
Tours in and Around Marrakech
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.
Having a hard time narrowing down where you should stay in Marrakech? I put together a list of options by budget levels for you to consider.
If you're visiting Marrakech with a family, discover 10 accommodations that are good options.
Spend time in the red city with your loved one and choose the best riad or hotel from one of these 25 options.
What to Pack When Visiting Morocco: Women
A general post with ideas on what to pack for any woman who is visiting Morocco.
What to Wear in Morocco in Spring
This is a time of year with mixed weather, get insight into what you may want to bring along.
Visiting Morocco in Fall? Here's What to Pack!
One of the nicest times of year to visit Marrakech and Morocco is fall. Get your bags out!
What to Wear in Morocco in Winter: Bonus Packing List!
The coldest time of year; Marrakech is still warmer than a lot of destinations but don't be fooled, you'll want some warmer items.
What to Wear in Morocco: A Night Out
If you'll be going out for dinner or dancing while in Marrakech, here are some ideas on what to wear.
What to Wear in Morocco: The Beach
A visit to the beach or pool doesn't have to be stressful with these suggestions in your arsenal.
Guide to the Markets of Marrakech
The markets of Marrakech are large and overwhelming. The traditional labyrinth design is tough to navigate - even with Google maps!
Top Souvenirs to Take Home from Morocco
Don't know what to buy or where to get it? I break down some of the most common souvenirs purchased in Morocco.
Buying a Rug in Marrakech
If a rug is on your must-have list, read this guide to get ready for your shopping experience.
Ouirgane: The Day Trip from Marrakech You Should Take
The small village in the High Atlas mountain is known for its natural salt mines and beautiful scenery.
What to Eat in Marrakech (and What to Avoid)
Worried about hitting up a bad restaurant or just looking for new ideas? I have some of my favorites here and a resources to discover even more.
Marrakechi Tangia Recipe
This is THE dish of Marrakech. It's only made here but now you can make it at home too! Tangia is a really simple way to use tougher cuts of mutton and make something delicious.
Ramadan Iftar Meals in Marrakech 2018
If you'll be in Marrakech over Ramadan, try a traditional iftar. This lists several of them throughout the city.
Eating in Morocco with Food Allergies
If you have a food allergy you know eating in a new country can be difficult. This post aims to help you out with common allergies.
Marrakech Scams: The Taxi Scam and How to Avoid it
Taking taxi's can be a headache for travelers to Marrakech. Be informed before you go so you can best navigate this system.
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