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Discover a raw and varied landscape of undulating desert dunes, soaring mountains and vibrant cities. Morocco is blessed with a unique culture resulting from indelible Arabic, African and European influences. Though only a short flight from the UK, Morocco is intensely exotic, with a variety of experiences on offer. It is a kaleidoscope of intricate architecture, vibrant colours, incredible flavours and buzzing markets at every turn. While away the hours wandering around souks, relaxing in a hammam, or sipping traditional mint tea in a street-side cafe. Cities hold plenty of sites of interest, such as Marrakech's Museum of Modern Art, Casablanca's Hassan II Mosque –the largest religious monument in the Muslim world after Mecca –Mohammed V's Mausoleum in Rabat, and Fes' rambling medina –now one of the country's several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel just a few miles from the city, however, and you'll find an entirely different face to Morocco: Berber tribes inhabit the golden Sahara sands and traditional farming communities subsist on produce grown in the plains of the Atlas Mountains, rearing cattle in some of the most dramatic scenery imaginable. To the west, clear blue waves lap miles of largely undeveloped coastline creating a surprising surfer's paradise at Essaouira. Morocco is well known for hospitality and knows how to do luxury, whether you prefer to stay in a plush new hotel or a riad full of character, you can experience all the country has to offer without compromising on comfort and relaxation.

Morocco with A&K
Morocco, where souks are exotic, spices intense, and Abercrombie & Kent's versatile staff can alchemise potential problems into holiday gold. Just ask Simon and his son Marcus. We were taking them south into the Sahara when flash flood stranded 2,000 cars and trucks. We might own the country's most impressive vehicle fleet, but raw nature had intervened. Nothing could move - apart from our guide. He walked miles to a tiny village and persuaded a local family to host our guests until the road re-opened next day. Cue carpets on the floor, excellent homemade food and a convivial, unforgettable bolthole for the night.

Extraordinary for most operators, it's par for the course for A&K. Our experienced team in Marrakech connect to a network of brilliant multilingual guides, and the country's smartest accommodation, including chic riads and our own tented camp in the Sahara.

Morocco Holidays 2016, 2017 with Abercrombie & Kent provide a privileged view of the people and places that make this country special.

The team will help you explore the remains of Roman and Greek empires, along with the most atmospheric cities in North Africa including Fez and its medieval medina, historic Rabat and movie-immortalised Casablanca. And, of course, Marrakech with the sensory assault of Djemmaa-el-Fnaa square's colourful snake charmers, magicians and storytellers. It makes for an intoxicating holiday, but for a more serene take on the city, A&K offers a unique evening in the family home of Mohamed, a local university professor. Expect to discuss everything from politics and philosophy to cooking while devouring homemade tagines.

Morocco is more than its cities. We'll take you to remains of Greek and Roman empires, Essaouira's Atlantic surf and to the Atlas Mountains, where you can hike to Berber villages with epic views of snow kissed peaks. And, as Simon and Marcus, will testify, we'll also take you, come hell or high water, to the Sahara's rippling sea of dunes at Erg Chebbi. It's all possible.



Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Classic Morocco

Nights: 7 | from £2,295pp

Spend seven nights meandering the souks, bazaars and medinas of Morocco’s most intoxicating cities before heading up into the Atlas Mountains for a hit... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Highlights of Morocco

Nights: 7 | from £1,295pp

Immerse yourself in the history and exotic atmosphere of Marrakech before heading to the beautiful Atlas Mountains for some relaxation and mountain air.... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Family North African Adventure

Nights: 9 | from £2,995pp

A fantastic Moroccan experience that encompasses desert, mountains and cities, offering a brilliant blend of culture, entertainment and outdoor adventure... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Family Holidays

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Marrakech City Break

Nights: 3 | from £415pp

This 3 night escape to the sun and souks of Marrakech includes exploring the photogenic Djemaa-el Fna Square and a trip to the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Adventure & Culture

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Luxury Small Group Journeys - Splendours of Morocco

Nights: 11 | from £4,310pp

Delve into Morocco, from its historic cities to its mysterious desert, staying in the A&K Exclusive Desert Tented Camp by the Erg Chebbi dunes and spending... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Below are some of our suggested places to stay:

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

Marrakech

The Four Seasons Resort Marrakech is located across from the Menara Gardens and just a short walk from the ancient walls of the medina. Offering a new...Find out more

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Dar Zitoune

In the heart of the region of Souss, located in the south of Morocco, and just a few miles away from the pink-walled city of Taroudant lies Dar Zitoune,...Find out more

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A&K Luxury Camp

Morocco

A convoy of 4x4 vehicles takes all the equipment necessary to the dunes of Merzouga. Traversing the rocky, flat-baked sand bordering the dunes of Erg...Find out more

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Family Holidays

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Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa

Atlantic Coast

The recently opened Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf and Spa resort overlooks the ocean, golf course and Mogador Island, and is the ideal place to enjoy...Find out more

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Kasbah Tamadot

Morocco

Stay for 3 nights, pay for only 2 nights
Book a 3 night stay at Kasbah Tamadot and pay for only 2 nights. Valid for travel now until 21st December 2016. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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La Mamounia, Marrakech

Morocco

Complimentary nights
Book a 4 or 5 night stay at La Mamounia and receive one night complimentary. Offer applicable to Executive Suites and above. Valid for travel until 29th September 2016. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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La Sultana Oualidia, Morocco

Morocco

Complimentary night
Book a combined 7 night stay at La Sultana Oualidia and La Sultana Marrakech and receive 1 night complimentary. Valid for travel all year round, except during the Christmas and New Year period. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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L'Heure Bleue Palais, Essaouira

Morocco

Discounted rates
Book a minimum 5 night stay at L'Heure Bleue Palais and receive 10% discount on rates. Valid for travel all year round. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

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Luxury Small Group Journeys - Splendours of Morocco

Morocco

Save up to £515 per person for 10 nights
Travel to Morocco on our Luxury Small Group Journeys - Splendours of Morocco to receive a £515 discount per person. Prices start from £4,575 per person, excluding international flights and including all activities  in the itinerary. The departure dates that this offer is valid for are the 24th September and 5th November 2016. Terms and conditions apply.

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Our Europe & Middle East team – Sarah, Eleanor, Lynne, Rob, Aline, Kate and Sandrine are experts in designing the perfect holiday to suit your personal needs, interests and budget. Their intimate knowledge of every hotel and resort featured in our portfolio, together with our own network of offices throughout the region, allows us to offer unique in-depth knowledge, unparalleled insider access and the VIP service for which Abercrombie & Kent is renowned. 

Read about our latest experiences in Europe and the Middle East in our Travel Blog pages.

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Morocco

Best time to be there

Morocco is warm and sunny year round. The best time to visit is mid-February to June and September to December. Coastal Morocco is cooled by sea breezes. The peaks of the Atlas Mountains are snow-capped for most of the year.

Fly to

Marrakech (BA, Royal Air Maroc, Easyjet); Agadir  (Easyjet); Casablanca (Royal Air Maroc and Air Arabia); Tangiers (Royal Air Maroc & Air Arabia); Essaouira (Easyjet); Fes (Ryanair)

Flying time

3 hrs 15 mins - 4 hrs 20 mins

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Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations required

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