A guide to Best Hotels in Morocco
A haven for holidaymakers who enjoy fun and sun in equal measure, Morocco is the ultimate overseas destination for singles and families alike, which is why we’ve compiled our top 10 of Morocco’s best hotels.
With a collection of striking annexes laid out across the entire resort, Clubhotel Riu Tikida Palmeraie has a village atmosphere firmly in place that will appeal to holidaymakers of all ages. There’s a large pool, three restaurants and a host of evening entertainment to enjoy, as well as a shuttle bus service into the centre of Marrakech. Just eight miles from the airport, the resort boasts delightfully fresh decor.
Just a couple of miles outside Marrakech, the Riu Tikida Garden Hotel is an exotic paradise. Alongside the large and child-specific pools, there is a fully equipped gym and wellness centre, and the dining options are fantastic. With both a main and themed restaurant onsite, there is plenty of choice, but the complimentary bus service puts independent eating on the menu as well. The rooms are modern and laid-back, some having garden views.
Fans of the water will love the Club Hotel Riu Tikida Dunas, as there are four gorgeous pools to enjoy, and the beach is on the hotel’s doorstep. There are four dining options on site, but a short 500m walk opens up a host of other restaurants and bars. Contemporary rooms and a luxurious wellness centre ensure relaxation from morning until night, and the airport is just 45 minutes away by coach.
Located on a private beach just 15 miles from the airport, Riu Palace Tikida Agadir is the definition of luxury. Centred around a spectacular pool setting, with sun loungers and day beds, the resort is exceptionally well equipped, with four restaurants inside, as well as a spa. Golf fans can take the free shuttle bus service to a premier course a few miles away, while kids will enjoy the many in-house sporting activities on offer.
Families love the Aqua Mirage Club, thanks to an onsite waterpark, kids’ club and complimentary bus service into the centre of Marrakech, which is just six miles away. Three onsite restaurants, a spa and the decadently decorated bedrooms enjoy well-deserved attention, and there’s an extensive array of sports to participate in. Large family groups can take advantage of beautiful interconnecting suites.
Just five minutes from Jemaa el-Fna square, Medina Gardens is on the doorstep of popular souks, shops and restaurants, but it will be hard to step outside the adults-only resort. A perfect blend of contemporary design and traditional Arabic features, the resort boasts an enormous pool, couples’ activities and live music events. Naturally, there is an upmarket spa to enjoy, as well two restaurants and numerous stylish bars.
Forty-five minutes from the airport, the perfectly situated Kenzi Europa Hotel has everything, given that it is just 100m from the beach, 20m from a wealth of shops and restaurants and has a bus stop very close by. Modern and chic, the hotel is pleasing to look at, with a variety of onsite facilities including a large pool, kids pool with waterslides, an excellent buffet restaurant and a lobby bar. There’s also a spa and plenty of lively evening entertainment.
Situated on the beach, just 45 minutes from the airport, the Riu Tikida Beach Hotel is an adults-only paradise geared towards total relaxation and enjoyment. An onsite restaurant offers amazing cuisine, but bars, restaurants and shops are just a short walk away and there is a complimentary shuttle service to a chic golf course. Bedrooms are understated and modern, as are the two pools and the onsite spa offers a range of exciting treatments.
Family-friendly and located in a stunning 10-acre park, Kenzi Menara Palace is idyllically situated. Just a short drive to the popular souks and shops of the Medina, as well as being opposite the Agdal Royal Gardens, the onsite facilities have a lot to compete with, but measure up perfectly. With two outdoor pools, two restaurants and bars and a kids’ club, everyone will be catered to, even sports fanatics, as there are numerous outdoor activities to participate in, such as volleyball.