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    Just a four hour flight from the United Kingdom, Morocco encapsulates the exoticism of far more distant lands. The towering Rif and Atlas Mountains proved historically to be an impenetrable barrier to successive invaders, thereby preserving the lifestyle and language of an indigenous Berber population who have added a richness and unique cultural depth to this Mediterranean country. Morocco holidays are a truly encapsulating way to discover this fantastic country.

    Morocco is a mountainous and surprisingly green country of outstanding natural beauty, where the dazzling peaks of the Atlas, give way to the silent shifting sands of the Sahara desert, and the gently undulating hills of Eucalyptus and Argana trees succumb to long ribbons of golden sand on the Atlantic coast.

    Cuisine

    Holidays in Morocco are not fully experience without sampling the fantastic cuisine and the food of Morocco reflects the country's diverse cultural heritage. The Berber influence remains strong with many of the 'essential' Moroccan dishes such as couscous, tajine (tasty stews) and harira (hearty soups) being Berber in origin. The Bedouin Arabs introduced dates, milk, grain, bread and dried pasta. The Moors brought Andalusian foods to the feast - nuts, fruits, herbs and oil. Invading Arabs brought a wealth of spices from the East.

    Essentially Moroccan cuisine is based around the staples of peppers, tomatoes, garlic, olives, eggs, onions, couscous, chicken, lamb, pigeon, fish and a wealth of spices, fruits, nuts and pastries both savoury and sweet.

    Marrakech offers some great Moroccan dishes served in beautiful traditional restaurants. Essaouira has a number of restaurants whose appearance belies the quality of the food available - never judge a book by its cover! La Gazelle d'Or in Taroudant is renowned for the excellence of its cuisine whilst Agadir has a huge number and variety of restaurants with menus offering Italian, French, Mexican, Chinese, Thai and Lebanese.

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Just a four hour flight from the United Kingdom, Morocco encapsulates the exoticism of far more distant lands. The towering Rif and Atlas Mountains proved historically to be an impenetrable barrier to successive invaders, thereby preserving the lifestyle and language of an indigenous Berber population who have added a richness and unique cultural depth to this Mediterranean country. Morocco holidays are a truly encapsulating way to discover this fantastic country.

Morocco is a mountainous and surprisingly green country of outstanding natural beauty, where the dazzling peaks of the Atlas, give way to the silent shifting sands of the Sahara desert, and the gently undulating hills of Eucalyptus and Argana trees succumb to long ribbons of golden sand on the Atlantic coast.

Cuisine

Holidays in Morocco are not fully experience without sampling the fantastic cuisine and the food of Morocco reflects the country's diverse cultural heritage. The Berber influence remains strong with many of the 'essential' Moroccan dishes such as couscous, tajine (tasty stews) and harira (hearty soups) being Berber in origin. The Bedouin Arabs introduced dates, milk, grain, bread and dried pasta. The Moors brought Andalusian foods to the feast - nuts, fruits, herbs and oil. Invading Arabs brought a wealth of spices from the East.

Essentially Moroccan cuisine is based around the staples of peppers, tomatoes, garlic, olives, eggs, onions, couscous, chicken, lamb, pigeon, fish and a wealth of spices, fruits, nuts and pastries both savoury and sweet.

Marrakech offers some great Moroccan dishes served in beautiful traditional restaurants. Essaouira has a number of restaurants whose appearance belies the quality of the food available - never judge a book by its cover! La Gazelle d'Or in Taroudant is renowned for the excellence of its cuisine whilst Agadir has a huge number and variety of restaurants with menus offering Italian, French, Mexican, Chinese, Thai and Lebanese.

Whether you’re returning to this vibrant country or visiting for the first time, the friendliness of the Moroccans, the delicious North African cuisine, the frenetic medinas contrasting with the peacefulness of the Riads and luxury hotels, the stunning snowcapped Atlas Mountains and the delightful beach resorts remain as enticing as ever. We hope you’ll visit soon.

Nick Munday, Owner & Managing Director

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Palais Sebban

1st Class Riad

Centrally located in the Medina, this beautifully restored riad opens its doors to privileged guests

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Les Jardins De La Medina

1st class Riad

Formerly a Prince's Palace, Les Jardins de la Medina has been transformed into a charming boutique hotel offering a harmonious balance between past and present

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Kasbah Angour

Maison D Hotes

In a dramatic setting, just a 30 minute drive from Marrakech, Kasbah Angour nestles in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains and boasts magnificent views over the mountains, river valley and nearby villages.

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Les Jardins De La Koutoubia

5 Star

As you take your first steps within the impressive reception area of this fine hotel, and look through to the elegant swimming pool area, you will know that you have made an excellent choice

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Featured hotels

Palais Sebban

1st Class Riad

Centrally located in the Medina, this beautifully restored riad opens its doors to privileged guests

Les Jardins De La Medina

1st class Riad

Formerly a Prince's Palace, Les Jardins de la Medina has been transformed into a charming boutique hotel offering a harmonious balance between past and present

Kasbah Angour

Maison D Hotes

In a dramatic setting, just a 30 minute drive from Marrakech, Kasbah Angour nestles in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains and boasts magnificent views over the mountains, river valley and nearby villages.

Les Jardins De La Koutoubia

5 Star

As you take your first steps within the impressive reception area of this fine hotel, and look through to the elegant swimming pool area, you will know that you have made an excellent choice

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Whether you’re returning to this vibrant country or visiting for the first time, the friendliness of the Moroccans, the delicious North African cuisine, the frenetic medinas contrasting with the peacefulness of the Riads and luxury hotels, the stunning snowcapped Atlas Mountains and the delightful beach resorts remain as enticing as ever. We hope you’ll visit soon.

Nick Munday, Owner & Managing Director

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