In need of a holiday? We hear you. Why not try Marrakesh with these luxurious recommendations.

Marrakesh is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world with it being the main economic centre of tourism and culture in Morocco. Renowned for it’s rich cultural heritage and stunning buildings, Marrakesh is the perfect getaway for a group of girlfriends or a couple on their honeymoon. With tickets from Ryanair starting out from €152.99, Marrakesh is only a three and a half hour flight from Dublin Airport to Marrakesh Airport. We recently visited the beautiful North African city and soaked up every minute of our time at the ancient city. Here are some of our recommendations;


If you’re looking for some serious pampering and self care La Mamounia Marrakesh is a must. A 5 star hotel and spa with an emphasis on balancing cutting edge modernity and warm tradition, La Mamounia is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts in the world. The gardens are a replica of the Champs Elysee and includes a number of luxury stores including designer brands such as Dior. Included in the hotel are a number of spas, treatments, bars, restaurants, rooms and suites. Many famous faces have past through the famous resort including that of Sir Winston Churchill. This is a once in a lifetime experience for those are looking for the full Marrakesh experience on their holidays.

If you are looking for somewhere with a more inclusive couples orientated package Club Med is perfect for those who are in on their honeymoon. Hidden away in Morocco’s oldest palm grove, Club Med Marrakesh la Palmeraie reflects the intimate atmosphere of Marrakesh’s charming nature and landscapes with tranquil courtyards, scented gardens and a warm welcome. This exotic all-inclusive resort is perfect for exploration and relaxation with family and friends in Morocco. In the heart of Morocco, the Club Med resort in Marrakesh La Palmeraie is built around a large swimming pool lined with olive trees. The long corridor with huge decoration gives you an amazing perspective. It is decorated with oriental chandeliers and the scent of orange blossom. 

Now that you’ve heard about the luxurious hotels we love, you’re probably wondering what else can you get up to in Marrakesh. From quad biking to dinner and a show, here are our top five day trips and exclusive restaurants in Marrakesh.

Top 5 Day Trips in Marrakesh

  1. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Hike and Boat Trip
  2. Marrakech: Agafay Desert Quad & Camel Rides with Dinner Show
  3. From Marrakech: Ourika Valley Day Trip, Atlas, Falls & Guide
  4. Marrakech: Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley, Waterfall & Lunch
  5. Marrakech: Quad Bike, Camel Ride, Sunset, Dinner with Show

Top 5 Exclusive Restaurants in Marrakesh

  1. Marrakech: Dinner Show at Dar Essalam Restaurant
  2. Marrakech: Agafay Desert Dinner Show with Sunset Camel Ride
  3. La Terrasse de La Brillante – Rooftop
  4. Lao Marrakech
  5. Casa Lalla Restaurant

With Marrakesh quickly becoming a holiday hot spot in the past years, it isn’t hard to see why. Marrakesh has something for everyone and if you check out even one of our recommendations we guarantee that you will want to come back and visit again for more. Follow traveltimes.ie on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, TikTok for continued updates.


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