Luxury in Morocco: Decorations and delicious cuisine
Morocco welcomes you to a land filled with colours, detailed decorations and delicious cuisine. Sip some refreshing mint tea, Morocco's national drink, served in restaurants and shops all over the country. The sweet minty green teahas become a symbol of Moroccan hospitality. As you travel through Morocco the distinctive Joujouka music can be heard in homes, markets and squares. Enjoy these unique sounds as well as Andalusian violin music and Arabic melhoun that is quintessential to this country. Markets (souks) are popular, maze-like hubs of handmade crafts, fresh produce and lovely fabrics. Visit Ben Youssef Medersa in Marrakech, a large Koranic school rebuilt by sultan Abdallah el-Ghallib. For natural beauty, the majestic Cascades D'Ouzoud waterfalls will not disappoint and the windswept Saharan dunes near Merzouga are quite unique. In Casablanca visitors will find one of the world's largest mosques. The beautiful detailed mosaics and marble works are a must-see for all who visit this magnificent site.
A World Heritage Site, Essaouira, the fortified coastal town will amaze you as you stroll along the cannon-lined walkway to the port. The 300-foot stone and tile tower of Koutoubia Minaret in Marrakech is an architectural wonder and the valley of Kasbahs, near Ouarzazate, has deep gorges and fascinating rock formations that excite and inspire. Avid hikers will enjoy a trek up the mountains of the High Atlas and reaching northern Africa's highest peak, Djebel Toubkal, takes approximately two days. There are also many outdoor activities to enjoy in the Ourika Valley including, horse riding, hang-gliding and skiing. After a day of adventure, there is no better way to relax than by visiting a Moroccan hammam, before you return to your beautiful luxury villa in Morocco. Here you can enjoy steaming and exfoliation with natural products leaving you fresh and glowing for a night out. Book a private rental villa and enjoy the tastes, sounds and beauty of the unique jewel that is Morocco on your next dream vacation.