The Most Romantic Honeymoon Resorts in Morocco

Picture-perfect scenes in Morocco |© RealWann / Flickr
Picture-perfect scenes in Morocco |© RealWann / Flickr
Photo of Sarah Williams
17 October 2017

Morocco is a splendid destination for couples, with plenty of romantic experiences found all around the kingdom. Of course, for the perfect honeymoon, you’ll also want to stay somewhere extra special. Here are some of the most beautiful and enchanting resorts for the ideal honeymoon in Morocco.

Beldi Country Club, Marrakesh

Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel
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Enchanting outside seating area
Enchanting outside seating area | Courtesy of Beldi Country Club

Beldi Country Club can be found just a short distance from the pulsating heart of Marrakech. Combining exotic Moroccan styles with chic French elements, the hotel’s design is like a traditional Moroccan village, complete with beautiful riads, narrow alleys, and lovely courtyards. Admire views of the Atlas Mountains as you wander through the fragrant rose gardens and olive groves, cool down in the shimmering swimming pool, watch a movie in the small onsite cinema, dine in the high-class restaurant, and experience bliss in the spa. Tennis courts, an onsite souk selling quality items, bars, cooking classes, a pétanque strip, golf, horse riding, pottery making, and quad biking add to the fun.

Royal Mansour

Hotel, Riad, Resort, Spa Hotel
Magical spa at Hotel Royal Mansour
Magical spa at Hotel Royal Mansour | Courtesy of Hotel Royal Mansour
Located in the gorgeous Red City of Marrakech, Hotel Royal Mansour marries fine traditions, opulence, and modern comforts for a remarkable stay. The five-star luxury hotel has a choice of well-appointed and elegant rooms, each with beautiful Moroccan designs. The large swimming pool and lush gardens are inviting, and there are several onsite restaurants to tempt you. Dine on traditional Moroccan fare, delicious French cuisine, and other international favorites. Unwind over a cocktail in one of the bars, pamper yourself in the fairytale-like spa, enjoy a blissful hammam, and make many magical memories.
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La Mamounia, Marrakech

Hotel, Spa Hotel
Flowers at La Mamounia
Flowers at La Mamounia | © martinvarsavsky / Flickr

Located close to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque and in a prime location for exploring Marrakech’s intriguing medina, the five-star La Mamounia is one of the city’s most exclusive accommodations. Housed within a historic palace, traditional Moroccan tile work, plasterwork, and other decorative touches can be seen throughout the opulent hotel. The spa is often said to be one of the most Instagrammed spas in the country. Check into a charming room, suite, or riad, and make full use of the onsite facilities, which include restaurants and bars, a fitness center, a beauty center, a boutique, and a swimming pool. Open since 1923 and with a history that dates back much longer, previous guests at La Mamounia have included Winston Churchill, Yves Saint-Laurent, Edith Piaf, and Paul McCartney.

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Mazagan Beach Resort, El Jadida

Resort, Spa Hotel, Golf Hotel, Hotel
Pool and building against the starry sky
Pool and building against the starry sky | Courtesy of Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort

Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort has all the high-class facilities and amenities for a superb honeymoon. The five-star resort is often said to be one of the best accommodations in the entire country. The exquisite rooms and suites have traditional Moroccan features, high standards of comfort, and beautiful views. Relax next to the pools or on the pristine beach, enjoy a few games of golf, dine in one of several onsite restaurants, have a flutter in the casino, or party hard in the nightclub. A range of treatments is available at the spa, including special packages for couples. Other fun things to experience include horse riding, ATV adventures, excursions, go-karting, and yoga. Located close to the coastal town of El Jadida, visitors can easily explore the local historic and cultural sites.

Riad Maison Bleue and Spa, Fès

Boutique Hotel
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Exterior views of the lovely riad
Exterior views of the lovely riad | Courtesy of Riad Maison Bleue and Spa

Riad Maison Bleue and Spa can be found just outside the lively heart of Fez. A luxury guesthouse, honeymooners can enjoy the city’s energy and iconic sites, visit a plethora of historic and cultural sites, and return to a classy and traditional abode each evening. Rooms and suites contain antique furnishings, plush fabrics, polished cedar wood, and other opulent touches. The top-class facilities include a spa with a hammam and massage rooms, an inside pool, a fitness center, a terrace, a bar, and two restaurants. Breakfast is provided each morning. The stately riad was once the private home of an eminent local judge and theology professor.

Kasbah Tamadot, Asni

Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel, Hotel
Arresting sight of the kasbah in the mountains
Arresting sight of the kasbah in the mountains | Courtesy of Kasbah Tamadot

Nestled in the foothills of Morocco’s stunning High Atlas Mountains, Kasbah Tamadot is a haven of peace and calm. Glorious vistas, exceptional service, and great facilities await newly married couples. The award-winning resort has less than 30 enchanting rooms, making for a private stay. There are also several delightful Berber tents for a unique honeymoon. Take a dip in the outdoor pool or stroll through the gardens. Try one of the signature treatments at Asounfou Spa, feast your eyes on the vistas from the roof terrace, dine on sumptuous dishes, and relax in the Asmoun Lounge. Other facilities and services include an indoor pool, tennis courts, a modern gym, an open-air cinema, and cooking classes. Explore the local area on an active trek or by mule, join excursions, and consider giving something back to the local community with one of the volunteer projects.

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Hotel Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa, Agadir

Resort, Chain Hotel, Spa Hotel, Hotel
Views from the ocean back across the sands to the Hotel Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa
Views from the ocean back across the sands to the Hotel Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa | © Buonasera / Wikimedia Commons

Sitting right next to the beach, Hotel Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa is part of the international Accor Hotels group. The five-star resort offers the best of everything, from beautiful rooms with modern facilities and excellent onsite dining with a range of cuisine to a splendid spa, complete with a hammam, sauna, massages, and a large outdoor pool. The roof terrace is the perfect place for a sundowner and the art gallery will appeal to creative souls. Nearby activities include camel rides, horse rides, golf, surfing, boating, tennis, and cycling.

Paradis Plage Surf Yoga & Spa Resort, أگادير

Hotel, Spa Hotel
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A slice of paradise at Paradis Plage
A slice of paradise at Paradis Plage | Courtesy of Paradis Plage Surf Yoga & Spa Resort

Within easy reach of the popular beach resort of Agadir and close to the surfing hotspot of Taghazout, Paradis Plage is an eco resort that is ideal for surf-loving couples who want to combine beach life and exhilarating water sports. It’s also easy to explore places of natural beauty and traditional Berber villages from the resort. The peaceful resort also specializes in yoga instruction for those who want to relax and feel in true harmonious balance, and the onsite spa provides more opportunities for bliss and pampering. The resort offers a good selection of places to eat and drink on site too; share healthy and organic cuisine that not only tastes great but is good for your wellbeing. Choose to stay in a suite, a villa, a bungalow, or a luxury apartment.

Dar Ahlam, Koucheït

Boutique Hotel, Hotel, Lodge
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The splendid exterior of Dar Ahlam
The splendid exterior of Dar Ahlam | Courtesy of Dar Ahlam

Located on the fringes of the Sahara Desert, close to the Moroccan town of Skoura, Dar Ahlam is housed in a historic kasbah. Indeed, its history can be traced back at least 200 years. Overlooking the glorious Atlas Mountains, the hotel is surrounded by attractive gardens and shaded palm groves. Guests can arrange local treks and visits to Berber villages, as well as enjoying the range of onsite facilities and services, which include a swimming pool, a massage room, a hammam, and delicious cuisine. The company also operates a luxury desert camp at Erg Chicaga, from where you can explore the towering dunes, sleep under the stars, and bond with camels on an adventure to remember.

Dar Nour, Tanger

Boutique Hotel
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Quaint seating area
Quaint seating area | Courtesy of Dar Nour

Located in the thronging heart of Tangier’s historic medina, Dar Nour is an enchanting guesthouse. Ideal for those who would prefer local touches mixed in with the luxury while on a honeymoon, the property has comfortable rooms with an arty vibe. Famous people who have previously stayed in the folds of the home’s warm hospitality include Matt Damon, Rachid Taha, and Yassmina Reza. Perched atop the historic ramparts, Dar Nour is the oldest guesthouse in Tangier. It features traditional Moroccan designs. The Moroccan salons invite rest and relaxation and the roof terrace offers sublime views of the old city and the sea. The onsite restaurant prepares delicious dishes using fresh locally sourced ingredients. A traditional breakfast is included each morning. There is a massage room too for some added bliss.