- Stay exclusively at romantic 5-star hotels
- Capture honeymoon memories with a sunset photoshoot in Chefchaouen
- Deepen your bond with exclusive experiences reserved for two
- Discover the history of each place with private guided tours
- Relax with free time by the pool and an indulgent hammam spa afternoon
|Day 1||Arrive in Tangier, Romantic Dining at Villa Josephine||Tangier|
|Day 2||Tales of Tangier Tour, Caves of Hercules, Café Hafa||Tangier|
|Day 3||Transfer to Chefchaouen, Self-Guided Walk||Chefchaouen|
|Day 4||Guided Hike to Akchour Waterfall, Photoshoot Experience||Chefchaouen|
|Day 5||Transfer to Meknes via Volubilis, Dining at Restaurant L'Oliveraie||Meknes|
|Day 6||Meknes City Tour, Food & Wine Pairing Masterclass, Olive Oil Tasting||Meknes|
|Day 7||Transfer to Fes, Fine Dining at Riad Maison Bleue Restaurant||Fes|
|Day 8||Tour Fes, Hammam Spa Experience||Fes|
|Day 9||Transfer to Rabat, Half-Day Guided Tour, Traditional Henna Party||Rabat|
|Day 10||Transfer to Casablanca, Depart|
Day 1: Arrive in Tangier, Romantic Dining at Villa Josephine
Welcome to Tangier, the gateway between Africa and Europe. Your luxury Moroccan honeymoon begins with a seamless VIP arrival and immigration journey through Tangier's airport. A personal chauffeur will greet you for a private transfer to one of Tangier's finest luxury hotels, the 5-star Villa Josephine. More than a century later, this historic property, which shows the best of old-world European and Moroccan glamour, remains one of the most spectacular estates in Tangier.
Today is yours to settle in and relax at the hotel, which was once owned by three prestigious figures, including the Times correspondent and writer, Walter Burton Harris, whose adventurous life inspired the legend of Indiana Jones. Tonight you'll enjoy a romantic dinner on the terrace of Villa Josephine, overlooking the estate's oasis and the sea. Savor each bite as you watch the day turn to night, and the stars light up the sky.
Day 2: Tales of Tangier Tour, Caves of Hercules, Café Hafa
Tangier has long served as a gateway between continents, and today's private tour will reveal the alluring cultural blend and famous landmarks of this Moroccan city. Meander through the labyrinthine alleyways hearing stories and anecdotes of the city's past and present. Visit the iconic Grand Socco square, peaceful Mendoubia Gardens, and the historic kasbah perched atop a hill. Pause at a restaurant or café to savor local dishes and refreshing mint tea before parting ways with your private guide.
This afternoon, explore one of Morocco's most famous natural landmarks—the Caves of Hercules. Located just 8 miles (14 km) from the city center, mythology has it that Hercules retired there once his exploits were accomplished and that he created the Strait of Gibraltar by moving the mountains. Later, visit the famous Café Hafa, a symbol of Tangier's international, bohemian, and free-spirited character. For more than 100 years, this legendary spot has played host to celebrities and writers, including The Rolling Stones. Find a spot on the terrace to hold hands and gaze out to sea.
Day 3: Transfer to Chefchaouen, Self-Guided Walk
Roll through the picturesque Moroccan countryside, passing rolling hills, fertile valleys, and charming rural villages, on today's two-hour private transfer to the famed "Blue City" of Chefchaouen. Perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif mountains, this is one of Morocco's prettiest towns, an artsy, blue-washed mountain village that feels like its own world. On arrival, choose to lose yourself in the mazelike streets or relax on the rooftop terrace of your accommodations at the 5-star Lina Ryad & Spa, taking in views of the medina below.
Founded in 1471 as a stronghold against the Portuguese, Chefchaouen holds deep cultural significance. Its eight mosques, zaouias, and marabouts (religious buildings and schools) bear testament to its status as a holy town. The old medina is a mosaic of Moroccan and Andalusian influences with red-tiled roofs, bright-blue buildings, and streets that lead to Plaza Uta el-Hammam. End the day at Ras el Ma Spring, the town's primary water source, at one of the quaint riverside cafés for tea, then walk to Hotel Atlas for sweeping city views.
Day 4: Guided Hike to Akchour Waterfall, Photoshoot Experience
As the morning sun paints the sky, you'll set out to Akchour Waterfall, a hidden gem close to Chefchaouen. Meet a knowledgeable local guide who will share insights and stories as they lead the way. All you need to do is show up with sneakers, swimwear, and an enthusiasm for the great outdoors. Meander through the dense forests of the Rif mountains and keep your eyes out for playful Barbary macaque monkeys. Soon you'll hear the cascading falls where you can take a dip in the invigorating pool beneath. This hike usually takes between three to four hours.
Chat with a local specialist who can help organize your trip.
Day 5: Transfer to Meknes via Volubilis, Dining at Restaurant L'Oliveraie
Today's 3.5-hour private transfer lands you in the imperial city of Meknes. On the way, stop at the well-preserved Volubilis, a 2,000-year-old Roman complex and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore merchant homes, temples, and vibrant mosaics, and learn about its history as part of the Roman Empire, exporting wheat and exotic animals. Continue to Moulay Idriss, one of Morocco's holiest cities and where Islam was introduced in 789 CE. This ancient town holds great significance as a pilgrimage site and the burial place of Moulay Idriss I, the founder of the Idrisid dynasty.
Then, head to Meknes, founded in the 11th century by Sultan Moulay Ismail. Set between vineyards at the gates of Meknes, you'll check into the 5-star Château Roslane. This modern and intimate countryside retreat will be your base for the next two nights. Drop your things and refresh ahead of a remarkable gastronomic journey at Restaurant L'Oliveraie, where the culinary prowess of Chef Mehdi Toubali harmoniously blends with the exquisite wines from the estate. Impeccable service and seasonal local produce set the stage for this fine dining encounter.
Day 6: Meknes City Tour, Food & Wine Pairing Masterclass, Olive Oil Tasting
Meknes offers a captivating blend of ancient heritage and modern charm, and today you'll join a private tour of "Morocco's Versailles." Uncover hidden gems, starting at the Bab Mansour, the magnificent gateway that takes you back to the era of Sultan Moulay Ismail, whose legacy shaped Meknes. Stroll through the medina to the lively Place el-Hedim and the souks. Continue to the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the final resting place of the influential sultan. Admire the intricate mosaics, exquisite marble work, and serene ambience of this sacred site.
Visit the ancient Royal Stables, and the historic Heri es-Souani, a vast granary and irrigation system, before returning to Château Roslane for an intimate food and wine pairing experience. Take a seat at an outdoor table and prepare yourself for a private masterclass with a vintner. You'll be treated to a meticulously crafted food and wine pairing that showcases the best of local produce and four exceptional wines grown right here at the estate.
Later, explore the world of olive oil production at La Maasra. Wander beautiful olive groves while learning about the intricate process of cultivating and harvesting olives. Gain insights into the traditional techniques used in pressing and extracting this liquid gold. After the private estate tour, indulge in a tasting session where you'll learn how to savor the distinct notes and nuances of premium olive oils.
Day 7: Transfer to Fes, Fine Dining at Riad Maison Bleue Restaurant
After a short, one-hour private transfer, you'll reach the magnificent city of Fes, the spiritual and intellectual heart of Morocco. On arrival, check into a luxurious modern riad, from where you'll enjoy spectacular views over the largest medina in the Arab world. The 5-star Hotel Sahrai was designed by the architect and designer Christophe Pillet and combines tradition and modernity.
The rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish. Set out to explore the ancient city on foot, or stay at the hotel and relax by the infinity pool with views of the city. Pop up to the panoramic rooftop bar for a sunset cocktail and celebrate your recent nuptials ahead of dinner. Later, venture out to Riad Maison Bleue Restaurant for a timeless and romantic fine dining experience this evening, where the chefs elevate traditional Moroccan cuisine.
Day 8: Tour Fes, Hammam Spa Experience
Let a knowledgeable local guide lead you and your beloved on an exclusive tour of the mazelike medina of Fes, a UNESCO World Heritage site with more than 9,000 streets. Discover the cultural heritage of this ancient city as you delve into its most esteemed monuments and sites, including the Bou Inania Madrasa, Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and University, and Chaouara Tannery. Uncover a treasure trove of traditional craftsmanship with a luxurious shopping experience as your guide seeks out one-of-a-kind textiles, exquisite carpets, handcrafted pottery, and leather goods.
Later this afternoon, enjoy the art of hammam at Hammam Mernissi. The traditional hammam bathing experience is deeply rooted in Moroccan culture. Your royal hammam experience begins with a bath, rose water exfoliation of the feet and hands, and a hair mask. Then you'll be escorted to a hot room where a therapist will expertly exfoliate your skin with traditional black soap before wrapping you in a soothing body mask. Blending traditions and modern luxury, you'll emerge feeling refreshed, restored, and radiant.
Day 9: Transfer to Rabat, Half-Day Guided Tour, Traditional Henna Party
Enjoy a comfortable and private 2.5-hour transfer to Rabat. Upon arrival, check into the Hôtel La Tour Hassan Palace, a 5-star hotel built in 1912, and savor a glass of traditional mint tea, a symbol of a warm welcome. You'll then explore Rabat's hidden gems and history with your private tour of Morocco's capital. Visit the Royal Palace, and delve into the Chellah Necropolis, a mesmerizing site with remnants of Roman and Islamic civilizations. Marvel at the grandeur of the Hassan Tower and Mausoleum of Mohamed V, testaments to Morocco's cultural heritage.
Lose yourself in the medina's bustling, vibrant souks, where you can pick up vibrant rugs, aromatic spices, exquisite slippers, and dazzling jewelry. Then seek tranquility in the Andalusian Gardens before exiting via the grand entrance of the Kasbah des Oudaïas.
Later you'll discover the ancient art of henna. Henna tattoos have adorned the hands, arms, and feet of Moroccan women for centuries during momentous occasions. Under the careful guidance of a skilled henna artist, you'll learn the delicate artistry of henna application. Master holding a henna cone and hone your skills on paper before progressing to creating stunning designs on your own hands, arms, or feet. Your henna tattoos will last one to two weeks, leaving a lasting reminder of your honeymoon in Morocco.