Morocco is a country in North Africa that is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the north and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. It also home to the Great Saharan Desert of Africa. The contrasting landscapes of Morocco along with its rich cultural heritage make it an interesting visit for the tourists. Morocco provides you with plenty of adventurous and relaxing opportunities with your significant other. Whether you are on your honeymoon or on a romantic escapade with your partner, here are some of the most romantic places in Morocco that you should definitely visit.
Essaouira is a port city along the Atlantic Coast of Morocco which is famous for being the shooting place for the popular TV series Game of Thrones. Also known as the windy city, Essaouira is also of the most romantic places in Morocco which is visited by several couples looking for a romantic escapade. The beaches in this city are beautiful and some of them have an 18th century ramparts that were designed by European engineers for protection and therefore you will notice old brass canyons that line the wall and also provide some spectacular views of the ocean. Essaouira experiences constant tropical trade winds which make this place ideal for some adventure sports such as kitesurfing and windsurfing.
Located between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert, Tinghir is a city in the Todra Valley of Morocco that enjoys the best of both worlds. Known as Morcco’s Crown Jewel, Tinghir is an ideal place for couple and one of the best honeymoon destinations in Morocco. This place has the charm of an old French town along with all the major facilities of a modern city. The narrow streets lined with café’s serving French cuisine, beautiful flower gardens and Kasbahs make this place the perfect honeymoon destination where you and your partner can relax after a hectic wedding schedule. It also provides a little bit of adventure wherein you can go hiking up the nearby mountains to see the ruins of the Glaoui Palace.
Dakhla region of Morocco is located at the junction of the Sahara Desert and the Atlantic Ocean and is one of the most picturesque places in the western coast of Morocco. Known to be a paradise for surfing and windsurfing, Dakhla is a place which has some of the most beautiful beaches in Morocco with bright blue waters and white fine sand. Established by the Spanish people in 1844, Dakhla is slowly emerging a popular tourist spot thanks to the various resorts, restaurants and sporting facilities that have recently been established. The tourists can indulge in some thrilling water sports, visit the white crescent sand dune and the Imlili Desert, go on a Catamaran trip and enjoy the fresh seafood that is served here.
Erg Chebbi is one of the many ergs in Morocco which are nothing but large areas of sand dunes which are formed by wind-blown sand. These ergs are not a part of the Sahara Desert but come within the semi-arid Pre Saharan Steppes. Erg Chebbi is one of the most romantic places in Morocco that is definitely worth a visit especially for couples. Also known as Merzouga Dunes, Erg Chebbi is a dramatic natural feature that you can travel to on a camel back from the nearby town of Rissani. You can book a Berber Tent and spend the night eating dinner by the fireside under the stars and wake up to witness one of the most stunning sunrise.
A strategic port on Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier has been the connection between Africa and Europe since a very long time. An ideal place for couples, this place is influenced by the European culture and exudes the European Charm in its architecture and lifestyle. Tangier is an important port city for trade that has played an important role in the history of Morocco and making the country what it is today. You can reach this place by ferry and visit the famous ancient Caves of Hercules. You can also relax and dine at the various bohemian styled cafes and enjoy some European cuisine while enjoying the views of the sea.
A unique blend of ancient culture and modernism, Marrakesh is a former imperial city of Morocco. It is a beautiful place for couples complete with several gardens, hotels, and souk. For all the people who love shopping, Medina Souk is a must visit in Marrakesh where the local people sell spices, carpets, pottery and other handicrafts. The lively evenings at Djemma EL Fna will keep you entertained with local music and snake charmer performances. You can arrange for trips to the Atlas Mountains and Agafay Desert, which are 45 minutes away from Marrakesh, with Morocco Tours. Don’t forget to visit the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens too.
Agadir is thriving seaside resort town on the Atlantic Shores of Morocco. Much of it was destroyed in the earthquake of 1960 including its heritage sites, but since then the people of rebuilt the city and today it is one the emerging fishing port in the country. There are several seaside resorts providing luxurious amenities to its guests making Agadir one of the best places for couples who fall in love with the chilled out vibe of the place. You can stroll along the sun kissed streets while admiring the natural beauty of the place, indulge in some Moroccan delicacies and get a glimpse of history at the Agadir Museum.
Another beautiful beach city in Morocco is Oualidia that is home some of the best luxury hotels in the country. Located between El Jadida and Safi, Oualidia is great vacations spot for tourists looking for some relaxation time. You can spend time in the blue waters of the lagoon and witness some exotic migratory birds. Oualidia is not just one of the best places for a secluded honeymoon but also a great place for spotting flamingos and harvesting oysters.