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This beautiful terracotta palace is perfectly situated in its own walled garden, overlooking a serene pool and providing an idyllic sanctuary just minutes from the city. You’ll love the exceptional view of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. As you enter the villas wooden gates, a garden of roses greets you. The property is dotted with lush palm and olive trees surrounding a Zen-like swimming pool. Inside the expansive villa, vibrant Moroccan tilework covers the floors. The home has four large, open bedrooms, each furnished with wood poster beds, Moroccan ceramics and native décor. This rose colored compound has postcard-worthy views. The kitchen is worthy of preparing a feast to be enjoyed at the table outdoors on the veranda which overlooks the colorful blooms of the gardens.
Marrakech is one of the few places in the world to have embraced modern-day living without losing touch with its medieval heritage. The city is very colorful, vibrant, lively and sometimes excitingly chaotic. Religion permeates the historic city and you will hear the call to prayer echo from the mosques. This culture-rich gem is at the edge of the Sahara Desert in the foreground of the Atlas Mountains. It’s a bustling city of history, art, and architecture, and a melting pot of old and new that never ceases to amaze travelers with its vibrant markets, well-preserved landmarks, and incredible flavors.
The bustling Djemaa el Fna is the city’s most significant square packed with the hubbub of traders, storytellers, musicians, and more present every day to delight locals and tourists with their colorful displays of traditional Moroccan culture. The square is also home to food stalls that offer local delicacies, including the famous Moroccan pastries. While you’re welcome to explore the open market solo, to uncover the true hidden gems, a local tour guide is your best bet.
The Bahia Palace boasts beautifully decorated walls, domes and a sprawling Grand Courtyard. It is an architectural masterpiece built in the 19th century. The palace is open to the public as a museum where visitors can wander through its rooms and lush gardens. It stands as one of the most impressive sites in Marrakech, which is why many visitors choose to book guided tours of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Consider a tour that includes the 16th-century Grand Badii Palace.
An amazing day trip, hiking tours in the snow kissed Atlas Mountains are a great way for travelers to experience nature at its finest. These excursions allow you to trek through untouched wilderness while learning about Moroccan life and traditions, including visits with local shepherds, traditional Berber feasts, and swimming in natural pools. Be sure to choose an excursion that stops at Ait Ben Haddou, a postcard-worthy ancient city on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
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“Prepare for your senses to be slapped. Marrakech’s heady sights and sounds will dazzle, frazzle and enchant. Put on your babouches (leather slippers) and dive right in.” – Lonely Planet