See the world's tallest minaret in Casabanca, browse the exuberant Djemaa el Fna marketplace and explore the rose-colored medina in Marrakech, and relax by the coast in Essaouira on this easy-paced week long Moroccan holiday.
Casablanca - Marrakech. Enjoy a free morning exploring the sights of Casablanca at your own pace. After lunch we visit the Hassan II Mosque, which has the tallest minaret and is the third largest mosque in the world - it can hold 25,000 worshipers at any one time. After our visit to the mosque we continue on to Marrakech for the night.
Overnight: Marrakech | Breakfast
Marrakech - Essaouira. First thing today we enjoy a guided city tour of Marrakech. Inside the rose colored medina walls is a tangle of winding streets and alleys that open onto verdant gardens and bustling souks. At the heart of the medina is Djemaa El Fna, the city's exuberant market place and towering over it, is the famous Koutoubia Mosque. Later this afternoon we start our journey to Essaouira on Morocco's Atlantic Coast via private transfer, and upon arrival enjoy a free evening. Why not find a restaurant in the charming old town and try the local cuisine.
Overnight: Essaouira | Breakfast
Essaouira - Casablanca. Spend the next three days exploring the sights and delights of Essaouira at your own pace. Set on the rugged shores of the breezy Atlantic Coast, this charming seaside city offers a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. While away the days here exploring its winding streets lined with whitewash houses, picking your way through the shops in its ancient medina, or by sitting at an ocean-facing restaurant sipping on a cup of coffee. During the warmer months why not try some water sports too, as the windy shores here offer ideal conditions for wind and kite surfing. On the evening of day 6 a private transfer will take you back to Casablanca for the night.
Overnight: Essaouira (2), Casablanca (1) | Breakfast x 3
Thursday. Our amazing tour of Morocco ends today after hotel check out. An included onward departure transfer to airport will be provided.
Prices & Dates
Departure dates marked with a 'G' are operating. All departure dates are guaranteed to operate when there are 2 persons booked on the tour. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to solo travellers or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room. We also offer a triple share option on this tour, please contact us for details.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
Hotel Diwan , Casablanca
Located close to the city centre, Hotel Diwan is a contemporary hotel just a short walk from the main train station. The modern guest rooms are air conditioned with flat screen TVs and en suite facilities. The onsite restaurant offers a buffet breakfast every morning as well as an array of international cuisine in the evenings for dinner. The hotel also has an on site gym, spa and complimentary wi-fi is available.
Riad Zahri, Marrakech
This intimate Riad has just 9 rooms whilst also offering an array of spa features including Turkish steam bath, massage treatments and Turkish baths as well as an indoor pool. If you are feeling a little more energetic you can enjoy hiking, horse-back riding and golf in the surrounding area. The accommodation is situated in the heart of Marrakech, near Rahba Kedima Square. Attractions within an easy drive include Jardin Majorelle Garden, Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs and the riad is an easy is 15 minutes' walk to the city centre.
Adam Park Hotel & Spa, Marrakech
Guests can expect a very comfortable stay at the Adam Park Hotel & Spa. Each of the elegant rooms feature a patio or balcony with views of the surrounding area. Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. Several restaurants offer a variety of options including Italian specialities, Moroccan favourites and international cuisine. There are also plenty of ways to unwind after a day exploring Marrakech, with an outdoor pool, fitness centre and a spa offering rejuvenating massage treatments.
Atlas Essaouira and Spa, Essaouira
The elegant Atlas Essaouira & Spa is set on Essaouira's beachfront, with its own private stretch of sand. The hotel is ideally located to enjoy the range of activities on offer in the area, such as horseback riding and canoeing, along with exploring the historic medina of Essaouira. Alternatively kick back and relax at the hotel which has two lovely swimming pools along with a poolside bar and delightful terrace. Or for a spot of pampering head to the hotel spa with its traditional hammam. There's also a fitness centre on site and the hotel has a choice of two restaurants. A traditional Moroccan and Mediterranean restaurant and a beachfront restaurant serving seafood and grilled dishes. While comfort is guaranteed in the air-conditioned guestrooms, which are bright, modern and spacious, with satellite TV, WiFi and a mini bar.
Riad Zahra , Essaouira
Located in the residential district, the Zahra offers calm, relaxation and a peaceful stay. Its comfortable guestrooms are decorated in traditional Moroccan style and are equipped with an en suite and satellite TV. The property has a restaurant serving Moroccan and international specialities. There is another restaurant that serves grilled dishes. Riad Zahra is an ideal starting point for nautical activities or to discover Essaouira and the surrounding area. For your entertainment, the hotel proposes numerous activities including desert trips in a 4x4, surfing and kite surfing lessons.
At a Glance
Excellent - Jamal was very good, attentive, informed and organised.”