Enjoy private beaches and VIP treatment on your luxurious holiday to Morocco
Morocco’s exotic beaches and luxurious 5* hotels are closer than you think, with a flight time of just over three hours from the UK.
There are some breathtaking sites all along Morocco’s golden coast, offering holidaymakers a little taste of luxury. Whether you’re eager to experience the world-renowned spas or the stunning expanse of sands, Morocco is ready and waiting to give you the well deserved VIP treatment.
Agadir sits on 10 kilometres of shining sand and is home to several 5* resorts, all with private access to the coast and fantastic fine dining options. Marrakech is Agadir’s rival and is a historical and cultural hotspot, with art galleries and vibrant souks taking centre stage. But even this exciting city dabbles in the finer things in life, with 5* hotels in secluded gardens, and lemon trees and olive groves making an idyllic backdrop to your al fresco dining.
Living the high life in Morocco
If you’re looking to splurge a little this holiday then Agadir will be right up your alley. This bustling seaside city has a whole range of luxurious activities to join in on. Take a sunset boat trip from Agadir’s marina and enjoy a romantic getaway out on the water. Or spend the day at the Agadir Golf Training Centre, where you can practice your swing with help from a highly trained professional.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a luxury holiday without venturing to Agadir Beach. This massive expanse of shoreline is home to numerous 5* hotels which section off their area so you can experience a truly private day at the beach.
Marrakech luxury holidays take a somewhat alternative angle. There’s no beach here, but what they do have is a fantastic one-of-a-kind market selling all sorts of things from carpets, spices, kaftans and raffia bags. Another must see in Marrakech is the blue Art Deco villa and gardens of Jardin Majorelle, owned by fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. This stunning garden is full of flora from around the world, with cacti, bamboo, water lily pools and several species of birds.
Other luxury holidays to take a look at
Luxurious holidays can be found all over the map, so for even more lavish splendour check out Spain, Portugal or Italy. But if Morocco is your destination of choice then our travel guide holds more information on how to plan your holiday. While you’re here, feel free to browse through some of our favourite luxury hotels in Morocco.
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This 5* hotel takes luxury to a whole new level, with a private beach, four superb restaurants and a large outdoor pool scene all at your fingertips. There are tons of activities to take part in, whether you're interested in being pampered at the hotel spa or taking the shuttle to Golf du Soleil, a 36-hole golf course only 9 kilometres away. In the evenings you can enjoy the hotel's signature shows and live music or keep it low key in the Riu Palace bar.
Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this luxurious quiet retreat is spread over 13 acres, so there's a lot to take in including an impressively large outdoor pool, array of fitness classes, and tennis and volleyball courts. Food-wise you've hit the jackpot, with a Moroccan restaurant, buffet with live cooking stations and an Italian menu poolside. This hotel is located in the upmarket and peaceful area of Palmeraie, with posh resorts and villas lining the shores.
Right on the beach, and with four pools of its own, this luxury hotel is all about the water. Spend your days relaxing poolside or enjoying all the water antics like the water polo nets, wooden bridges and palm-dotted islands. This hotel pulls out all the stops, with horseback riding lessons, aqua aerobics, and a spa offering reflexology, facials and argan oil massages. You'll also only be a 10-minute walk away from the Agadir's fantastic restaurants and spice and clothing markets.
This adults only hotel is drenched in luxurious living and decadence. You'll have two large pools to choose from with double loungers lining the water, as well as centuries-old gardens to walk through, filled with palm trees and lemon and olive groves. Location wise you're in the best spot, smack dab in the middle of Marrakech with the Jemaa el-Fna at your fingertips. For some extra pampering head to the spa where you'll be treated to a traditional hammam and a long list of massages and beauty treatments, not to mention the glorious Turkish bath.