Feel the need to be inspired ? Visit fascinating, beautiful Morocco and rediscover your mojo !
Rock bands the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Led Zepelin and rock stars Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Cat Stevens, Frank Zappa and Janis Joplin all visited Morocco to be inspired. Morocco will no doubt also inspire you ! Fly to Casablanca or take the ferry to Tangier and tour to Essaouira, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Fes and Chefchaouen. Contact Window of Morroco to organise your Moroccan Adventure or rent a car and do your own thing.
Essaouira (“little picture”) is a port city and resort on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Its medina (old town) is protected by 18th-century seafront ramparts called the Skala de la Kasbah. Strong "Alizée" trade winds make the city’s crescent beach popular for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Hunt for bargains in the warren of souks in the medina; enjoy fresh, grilled fish at the port and take a stroll on the ramparts and the beach.
SLEEP AND EAT AT SALUT MAROC
Salut Maroc! Essaouira is a historic 18th Century Riad in the heart of the ancient Medina of Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Southern Morocco. Salut Maroc! has all the character and charm of a Boutique Hotel with magnificent views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the historic remparts of the old Medina with it's battery of bronze cannons. The Terrace Restaurant at Salut Maroc offers locally caught fish, meats barbecued on wood, big bowls of salads and Moroccan specialities. A Moroccan breakfast is also served on the terrace.
SLEEP AND EAT AT LA MOUETTE ET LES DROMADAIRES
La Mouette Et Les Dromadaires offers fresh fish and beautiful bedrooms. The four unique bedrooms have sea views and direct access to the beach. All have a private terrace, a king size bed or two single beds, a desk, books, a bathroom and a fireplace for the cool nights. The restaurant offers bruch, lunch and cocktails.
PLAY AT AMAZING RAID BUGGY SURF MAROC
Amazing Raid Buggy Surf Maroc offers the best buggy experience in Essaquira. Whether it's a few hours or a full day out, the tours are planned to make travelers enjoy the buggy experience in Morocco: sensations of absolute freedom and discovery of the country and its marvelous landscapes. Surf Adventure - the pros know, Morocco is a paradise for surfing. Only a few hours from the main European cities, thousands of kilometers of beach offer so many opportunities to surf under blue sky even in the middle of winter. And what better than having waves just for you? Thanks to their incomparable knowledge of the coasts and unfailing mobility, join dream spots in 4x4 or buggys and live the ocean passionately.
Marrakesh is a major economic centre and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with mazelike alleys where thriving souks sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. Visit the Musée Yves St Laurent; haggle at the Souq Sebbaghine (freshly dyed saffron wool), Souq Lebbadine (woodwork and leather), Souq Smata (slipper Souk) and Souq Semmarine (leather souk); experience on of the many hammans (traditional bathhouses); explore the beautiful villa and gardens of Jardin Majorrele and Le Jardin Secret; feast on barbeque at the city’s Unesco designated main square, Djemaa el-Fna.
SLEEP AT RIAD ARIHA & CHI CHI
Looking for a great place to stay in Marrakech? Try this chic riad, a renovated townhouse in the ancient city of Marrakech. They offer you great accommodation and a genuine cultural experience. In a harmonious blend of old and new, they also add a touch of luxury and offer really good service to ensure you have a lovely stay. Great value in a boutique hotel. Including a private Hammam, spa facilities and a cool dipping pool for cooling down on those hot days after touring the souks. Enjoy breakfast or dinner or relaxing or sunbathing on the lovely roof terrace.
SLEEP AT FELLAH HOTEL
FELLAH is a vibrant hotel just outside of Marrakech with impeccable service. Their eco-friendly, artistic and Hammam-style guest experiences will transport you to another place. Yet they remain firmly connected by their sense of place as a guest in the check-in contributes to a portion of Dar al-Ma'mûn, a UNESCO recognized art center and library that provides cultural education and activities for their local village. In fact, many of their Fellah associates are also village residents.
SLEEP AT MOSAIC HOSTEL
A beautiful mosaic tiled moroccan house with 150 years of tradition within a famous part of old Marrakech. The name Mosaic refers to both the lovely traditional designs of the house itself and the mix of wonderful guests to come and enjoy the hospitality and the incredible views of the old medina, Marrakech, and the Atlas mountains.
EAT AT AMAIA
Restauranteur Eric Garrozo is well known in Marrakech, his latest venture Amaia is a little gem. Located in central Guiliez on the Bd Hassan II just South of its intersection with Avenue Mohammed V the premises present as a modest cafe giving little clue as to the quality of the establishment inside.
Ouarzazate is a city south of Morocco’s High Atlas mountains, known as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. Its huge Taourirt Kasbah, home to a 19th-century palace, has views over the rugged local landscape, which features in several movies. Northwest is the fortified red-earth city of Aït Ben Haddou. Northeast is the rocky Todra Gorge. A road winds southeast through the Draa Valley’s lush palm groves to the desert. Visit the stunning Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet Kasbah; visit the Fint Oasis and the full scale film set of Games of Thrones (Season 3) and spend a night in the Sahara Desert.
SLEEP AND PLAY AT HOTEL LE VILLAGE DU TOUBKAL
Located deep within the Toubkal National Park, and with outstanding views of the High Atlas Mountains, Hotel Le Village du Toubkal has been inspired by its mountainous surroundings and its ancestral Berber traditions. Their hotel offers 6 rooms comprising 2 standard rooms and 4 suites. All rooms are very spacious and have large windows and balconies with breathtaking panoramic views over the valley of Imlil.
SLEEP AT AUBERGE CHEZ TALOUT
Their beautiful Guesthouse is located on the way from Ouarzazate only 7 km before Skoura. The Talout Hostel is entirely covered by pisé. Their air-conditioned rooms allow views of the pool or the palm trees. Each room has a traditional Berber design, a private bathroom decorated with Tadlakt. They offer wireless connection as well as a lounge room with a fireplace for their guests to relax in.
Natural sites with animals, unusual rooms, authentic Berber people in the palm grove of Ouarzazate. Make your travel an unforgettable trip! Their small family campsite located in the heart of the palm grove of Ouarzazate invites you to travel discovering southern Morocco and Berber culture. Their Palm Grove restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can enjoy your meals either under a large Berber tent or in the garden around the fountain.
EAT AT OVELIX
Ovelix is a distinctly Egyptian-themed restaurant. Homemade dishes served in an impeccable way, a relaxing and typical Moroccan, all accompanied by a kitchen to die for! Pastilla or couscous royal, or just couscous dumpling everything is perfect! Let yourself be tempted by desserts! It would be a shame to miss these delicious pastries. Finish with a mint tea... Do not miss out on this experience when visiting Ouarzazate.
Fes is a northeastern Moroccan city often referred to as the country’s cultural capital. It’s primarily known for its Fes El Bali walled medina, with medieval architecture, vibrant souks and old-world atmosphere. View the kaleidoscope of colours at any of the city’s three hide tanneries and eat a camel burger or a khobz (flat loaf) in the medina.
SLEEP AT DAR SETTASH
If what you're looking for is a conveniently located property in Fes, look no further than Dar Settash. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
SLEEP AT DAR ARSAMA
Dar Arsama Boutique Hotel is a beautiful and elegant traditional house-Riad for guests in the heart of the medina of Fes , restored with a chic and contemporary feel. They offer the best comfort and western service within a magical building that will make guests dream of Arabian Nights.
SLEEP AT RIAD ZAMANE FES
Built right in the heart of Fes Medina, this luxurious guest house marries authentic Arabic art with comfort and sobriety. Discover 6 elegantly-decorated suites and rooms in which to spend relaxing nights away from time. You will discover the benefits of the Moorish bath and the most refined Moroccan cuisine served to your liking in the patio, Moroccan lounge or on the terrace overlooking the old city.
Chefchaouen, or Chaouen, is a city in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. It’s known for the striking, blue-washed buildings of its old town. Leather and weaving workshops line its steep cobbled lanes. In the shady main square of Place Outa el Hammam is the red-walled Kasbah, a 15th-century fortress and dungeon, and Chefchouen Ethnographic Museum. The octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque rises nearby.
SLEEP AT HOTEL PARADOR
Hotel Parador is situated in the hart of the old city of Chefchaouen - the blue city. The hotel is only metres from the center of the city and just a 2-minute walk to the Kasbah and a 5-minute walk to Ras Elma Waterfall. The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Parador are simply decorated and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with a shower. The rooms also offer mountain views and views of the old Medina.
EAT AT LA ALHAMBRA KITCHEN
La Alhambra Kitchen offers tapas and paellas, mediterranean and vegetarian cuisine in Chefchaouen. Homemade cooking with local and best quality products, all dishes are Halaal. Recipes are made with virgin and extra virgin olive oil, and they also have a salad dressing with edible argan oil! La Alhambra Kitchen cook and deliver orders to guests's home or hotel or can be collected at Plaza Kharrazine.
PLAY AT WINDOW OF MOROCCO
Morocco’s choice in packaged, tailor-made and private tours. Marhaba! At Window of Morocco, they base their company’s existence on their goal to offer you as their respected client a spectacular and life-changing journey and experience through one of the still unspoiled, natural beauty of crumbling Kasbahs, rural Berber villages, ancient traditions and cultures – the beautiful Morocco, land of pinks and browns and all shades in-between. Share a traditional tagine and mint tea in the Sahara desert, snowboard, climb or summit the majestic Atlas Mountains to the highest peak in North Africa, explore the beautiful millennia old imperial cities and get lost in the many narrow fragrant alleys of Morocco’s mind-boggling souks. And while you are here, shop to your heart’s content. Whether a family, small or large groups, individuals, hikers, simply adventurers or wanderers, their aim is to offer you, through their own international travel experiences and passion for Morocco, an unforgettable, soul-enriching and exotic journey of self-discovery and a lasting love for this magical place they call Morocco and their home.