Morocco Luxury Travel

When planning a luxurious vacation to Morocco, taking some time to research the destination and it's offerings can help you tailor your trip to your liking. Have a look below at kimkim's guide to luxury travel in the country, or check out the best riads in Marrakesh if you're choosing to stay overnight in the city. Once you've determined the duration of your trip, you can choose from our carefully crafted itineraries, such as this 5-day tour of the North or this 14-day grand tour of Morocco.

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Enjoy time spent in a restored 17th-century palace in Fez (photo courtesy of Karawan Riad)
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1 Week in Morocco - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

With the help of your private driver, you can visit four regions of Morocco in a week of luxury. First-timers will experience a blend of history and culture on private tours of Rabat and Fes. Those looking for a desert escape can stay at a luxury camp in the Sahara, while golfers and spa-seekers should head to El Jadida for a seaside resort stay and kitesurfing. Foodies can sample local cuisine on a Marrakesh tasting tour and indulge in fine dining experiences at restaurants such as La Table by Madada in Essaouira.

Enjoy sweeping views from the poolside at Kasbah Bab Ourika
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10 Days in Morocco - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

Interested in elevating your 10 days in Morocco? You can immerse yourself in the country's imperial cities and vast landscapes on a luxury-filled highlights tour or focus on the intriguing Sahara Desert and High Atlas mountains during a lavish adventure in Southern Morocco. Beach lovers looking to explore coastlines and relax at opulent accommodations should opt for a trip down Morocco's west coast, while honeymooners split their time between lazy afternoons at spas, world-renowned restaurants, and private city tours.

Young woman with red dress visiting the blue city Chefchaouen
Map of 2 Weeks in Morocco - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
2 Weeks in Morocco - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas

With two weeks in Morocco, you can hop between 5-star accommodations and cities overflowing with culture on a classic tour or opt for an activity-filled itinerary that features a luxury desert camp, a sunrise hot-air balloon ride, and a horseback riding tour. Travelers looking to discover Morocco's imperial cities should make their way from Casablanca to the Agafay Desert, while those seeking a relaxed-paced tour packed with top-rated dining experiences should focus on the country's southern landscapes.

Namaskar palace, Marrakech, Morocco
Ultimate Guide to Luxury Travel in Morocco

Morocco has been on the radar of boho-cool celebrities for decades, and the luxury riad scene is booming more than ever—but you don’t need A-lister credentials to be treated like royalty. Upping your budget opens up a world of possibilities, whether that means a bespoke glamping tour of the Sahara or a sunrise hot air balloon ride with the Atlas Mountains on the horizon.

An inner courtyard at La Sultana, one of Marrakech's most luxurious sleeps (Photo courtesy of La Sultana)
The 7 Best Luxury Riads in Marrakesh

A stay in a riad will likely be one of your most memorable experiences in Marrakesh. Push open the heavy wooden door, and you enter a world far removed from the hubbub outside; one where you can rest in the shade of an orange tree, dip into a lantern-lit pool, or peer across the minarets of the historic city from the roof terrace, mint tea in hand.

Morocco luxury itineraries

Blue city of Chefchaouen
Map of Highlight Luxury Tour of Morocco - 10 Days
Highlight Luxury Tour of Morocco - 10 Days

This highlights tour checks off Morocco's top cultural and natural sites. Explore medieval architecture in Rabat, wander the blue streets of Chefchaouen, and see the famous tanneries in Fes. Continue to the Sahara to see the desert city of Ait Benhaddou and spend a peaceful night under the stars, then finish your trip in colorful Marrakech, where vibrant markets, serene gardens, and lively nightlife await.

City of Imlil in the Atlas Mountains
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Luxury Marrakech & Atlas Mountains - 7 Days

Explore Marrakech and the surrounding Atlas Mountains in this week-long itinerary. Spend four days exploring ornate palaces, winding medina alleys, and the vibrant Jemaa El-Fna market. Continue into the High Atlas Mountains to visit ancient Berber villages, breath crisp mountain air, and relax at the luxurious Kasbah Tamadot. 

Old city of Essaouira on the coast
Map of Luxury Grand Tour of Morocco - 14 Days
Luxury Grand Tour of Morocco - 14 Days

This two-week itinerary checks off Morocco's top urban and natural landmarks. See medieval architecture in the capital of Rabat, walk the blue streets of Chefchaouen, and tour 9th-century Al Quaraouiyine University in Fes. Continue to the Sahara for a night of glamping, visit the desert citadel of Ait Benhaddou, and explore colorful Marrakech markets and ornate palaces before ending in the quiet coastal city of Essaouira.

Merzouga in the Sahara Desert in Morocco
Map of Southern Morocco Luxury Tour - 8 Days
Southern Morocco Luxury Tour - 8 Days

Exploring the highlights of Southern Morocco on this adventure-packed trip. Spend your first night in the Sahara, then visit the famed Ait Benhaddou and explore the dunes of Erg Lihoudi with a comfortable night in a luxury camp. Continue to Marrakech to visit ornate palaces, the serene Majorelle Gardens, and vibrant city markets. Finish your trip in the charming coastal city of Essaouira, where 18th-century artist studios and quiet coastal charm await.

Intricate carving and mosaics in Fes
Luxury Tour of Northern Morocco - 5 Days

Take a luxurious round trip around northern Morocco, where you'll dive into bustling marketplaces, unwind in finely-appointed riads, and discover the magic of the kingdom's Imperial Cities. This trip plan is a great option if it's your first visit to Morocco or if you're interested in combining time here with another destination. You'll travel through time with visits to ancient ruins, medieval relics, and contemporary hot spots.

Old entrance door at the Royal palace in Fes, Morocco
Luxury Tour of Northern Morocco - 7 Days

Buckle up for a luxurious week-long trip around Morocco's iconic Imperial Cities. Your private driver will usher you through from Casablanca to Fes and Marrakech, with incredible stops along the way. Connect to culture and history with a curated spa experience at a hammam and guided tours of UNESCO Heritage Sites, then unwind in swanky riads and five-star hotels.

The iconic Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech
Luxury Grand Tour: Casablanca Round Trip - 14 Days

Souks, kasbahs, mountains, and deserts await on this luxurious trip plan that loops you around the country. You'll see Morocco's highlights, relax in deluxe accommodations, and will learn about the culture through unique experiences. Soak in a traditional hammam, take private tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, enjoy sunrise yoga and cooking classes, and meet local artisans as they create in their workshops. 

Marrakech's Le Jardin Secret is a delight to wander and take a respite
Map of Luxury Morocco: Imperial Cities, Sahara Desert & Atlantic Coast - 15 Days
Luxury Morocco: Imperial Cities, Sahara Desert & Atlantic Coast - 15 Days

Travel in style and the best of what Morocco offers on this epic 15-day trip around the country. Enjoy luxurious touches, excursions, and amenities throughout your adventure: wine tasting, glamping in the Sahara, and a hot air balloon ride over Marrakech. You'll also stay in unique accommodations like elegant riads and your personal kasbah. 

 Cross the dramatic dunes of Erg Chebbi by camel
Map of Luxury Morocco: Casablanca to Marrakech via the Desert - 8 Days
Luxury Morocco: Casablanca to Marrakech via the Desert - 8 Days

This all-encompassing 8-day tour introduces you to the treasures of Morocco in grand style. Starting in Casablanca, you'll loop your way through ancient cities, arid deserts, and high mountain passes, exploring countless cultural highlights and hidden gems in between. Get lost in the magical blue alleys of Chefchaeoun, spend a night amid the sand dunes in a luxury desert camp, and discover the vibrant flavors of Marrakech on a street food tour.

Traditional lamps for sale in Fes
Luxury Tour of Northern Morocco - 6 Days

Embark on a luxurious, whirlwind journey around Morocco's captivating north. Thanks to a private driver and expert guides, you can optimize your time without feeling rushed. You'll discover Imperial Cities, ancient ruins, and landmarks dedicated to empires past. Relax in swanky accommodations, including luxury riads, and get pampered in a beautiful traditional hammam in Fes. 

Delicious vegetable Tajine
Luxury Food Tour of Northern Morocco - 8 Days

Spend eight days tasting the delights of Morocco's palette as you sample the flavors of the north. Taste your way through food stalls in the Fes medina, take a cooking class with a culinary master, and go wine tasting in Morocco's unique wine region. You'll enjoy luxe accommodations as you learn about the country's cuisine, traditions, and heart. 

Experience the remote beauty of the Agafay Desert from a luxury camp
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Lavish Moroccan Adventure: Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains, Agafay Desert & Essaouira - 7 Days

This luxury journey across Morocco squeezes cityscapes, mountain vistas, desert horizons, and coastal charm into a single week. Beginning and ending in Marrakesh, you'll traverse the rugged beauty of the High Atlas mountains, stay at a luxury desert camp in the Agafay Desert, and ride a horse across the pristine beaches of Essaouira. This fast-paced itinerary ensures every moment is an adventure with 5-star comforts.

A camel caravan across the Sahara
Map of Casablanca Round Trip: Luxury Escape to the Sahara - 13 Days
Casablanca Round Trip: Luxury Escape to the Sahara - 13 Days

Escape to the Sahara on this 13-day trip that takes you around Morocco in style. Enjoy private tours of medieval medinas and bustling marketplaces, then unwind in five-star accommodations. Your luxury riads in Fes and Marrakech are the perfect places to relax and go for a scrub at the in-house hammams. You'll ride on camelback to a glamorous Sahara camp and enjoy a music-filled dinner before retiring under the stars.

Trek across the desert near Merzouga
Luxury Escape to the Sahara - 11 Days

Adventure your way through Morocco like royalty on this eleven-day trip that pampers you in luxury as you explore centuries-old medinas and breathtaking natural wonders. Glamp in the Sahara, stay at your own private kasbah on an ancient trading route, and cool off at exquisitely appointed riads that will be your oasis from city life. Connect with locals, learn about traditions, and enjoy the glamour of the Moroccan royal treatment. 

Details of the Hassan II Mosque
Imperial Cities Luxury Tour - 9 Days

Soak up Moroccan culture on this trip plan that features unique experiences (think a bespoke hammam experience, desert glamping, and hot air balloon ride) and the best of luxury pampering. You'll stay at five-star hotels and riads, where you can relax after days of private guided tours and hands-on cooking workshops. Wander medieval medinas, visit artisan workshops, and discover picturesque towns, ancient ruins, and incredible food. 

Relax in 5-star accommodations like Fes' Riad Maison Bleue & Spa
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Luxury Morocco Getaway: Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes & Marrakesh - 7 Days

See the highlights of Morocco in style with a weeklong exploration of its cities, culture, and cuisine. This lavish trip starts in Casablanca, winding its way to Rabat, Chefchaouen, and Fes before reaching marvelous Marrakesh—with a full itinerary of 5-star stays and bespoke excursions in between. Savor regional flavors with private food tours and refined dining experiences, take to the skies with a sunrise hot-air balloon flight, and find stillness in the luxuriant rituals of a traditional hammam.

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca Round Trip: Luxury Escape to the Sahara - 12 Days

Take a luxurious round trip around Morocco, transported by private car, and see the best of the country's cities and unforgettable landscapes in style. Enjoy glam treatment throughout, with excursions like an overnight stay at a glitzy camp in the Sahara, private hot air balloon rides, and elegant accommodations in 5-star riads, ksars, and kasbahs.

The Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech, Morocco
Map of Morocco in Luxury: Casablanca Round Trip - 14 Days
Morocco in Luxury: Casablanca Round Trip - 14 Days

With this itinerary, you'll relax in luxury accommodations and dine at some of Morocco's finest restaurants. Wander through the photogenic "blue city" of Chefchaouen, explore fascinating historic sites, and tour a Moroccan winery before heading on an adventure through the Sahara. Then, travel to Marrakech to enjoy a medina tour, hot air balloon ride, and trip to a traditional hammam (bath) before wrapping up your journey back in Casablanca.

Venture across the dunes to a luxury desert camp in Erg Chigaga
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Moroccan Luxury Odyssey: Marrakesh to Erg Chigaga Desert - 7 Days

If you've always wanted to explore the Sahara Desert, this lavish Moroccan odyssey takes you there. Your weeklong luxury journey begins and ends in Marrakesh, where you'll explore the "Red City" before starting a circuit to the mesmerizing Erg Chigaga desert dunes. Along the way, you'll traverse dramatic landscapes, cross the High Atlas mountains, experience Berber culture, and visit Zagora, Ouarzazate, and Aït Benhaddou.

Vibrant-colored spices at a Moroccan market
Map of Jewels of Northern Morocco Luxury Tour - 7 Days
Jewels of Northern Morocco Luxury Tour - 7 Days

This lavish journey shines a light on the gems of northern Morocco. Your weeklong exploration starts in modern Casablanca and continues north, pausing in Rabat on the way to ancient Fes. From here, venture into the Rif mountains to see the "Blue City" of Chefchaouen before finishing in coastal Tangier, the gateway between Africa and Europe. Throughout this voyage, soak up the luxury of 5-star hotels and riads while savoring private tours and fine dining experiences.

Kick off your trip at the opulent Amanjena Resort in El Jadida
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Moroccan Sun, Sand & Souks: Luxury Tour of Coastal Towns & Marrakesh - 7 Days

Escape to the sun-kissed shores, golden sands, and vibrant souks of El Jadida, Essaouira, and Marrakesh with this luxurious seven-day Moroccan retreat. Indulge in the extravagance of 5-star hotels, join exhilarating adventures, and savor fine dining and street food. Discover the perfect mix of relaxation and thrills as you bask in the rays of some of Morocco's most captivating destinations.

Wind your way through the blue alleys of Chefchaouen on a private photography tour
Map of Royal Morocco: A Luxury Journey - 10 Days
Royal Morocco: A Luxury Journey - 10 Days

Experience the best of Morocco with this fast-paced luxury itinerary that squeezes the top destinations and sights into 10 days. Tick off all four imperial cities—Rabat, Fes, Meknes, and Marrakesh; journey into the Rif mountains to visit the "Blue City" of Chefchaouen; stay in a luxury Sahara Desert camp; and cross over the High Atlas mountains. You'll do it all like royalty with exclusive tours, private transfers, and 4.5-and 5-star stays.

Capture honeymoon memories with a private photoshoot in Chefchaouen
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Luxurious Honeymoon in Northern Morocco - 10 Days

Your Moroccan honeymoon should be memorable, indulgent, and extravagant, and this curated 10-day luxury trip delivers all that and more. Weave your romantic journey across the North African nation, starting in Tangier and ending in Rabat. You'll sweep through the most alluring destinations, including the blue city of Chefchaouen and the historic marvels of Meknes and Fes. Stay exclusively at 5-star hotels, savor intimate fine dining moments, and enjoy exclusive experiences reserved just for the two of you.

Experience the quiet of the barren Agafay Desert at a luxury camp
Map of Morocco Luxury Escape: Marrakesh, Imlil, Agafay & Essaouira - 10 Days
Morocco Luxury Escape: Marrakesh, Imlil, Agafay & Essaouira - 10 Days

Luxury knows no bounds with this opulent 10-day Moroccan escapade. This curated journey embraces the buzz of Marrakesh before winding through the High Atlas to Imlil. Embrace the peace of the mountains before descending to the surreal Agafay Desert. Finally, escape to the coast at Essaouira, where fresh sea breezes and a cooking class await. Throughout the voyage, you'll stay at 5-star hotels and riads and enjoy exclusive tours, workshops, and experiences.

Spend two nights under desert skies in a luxury camp near Merzouga
Map of Moroccan Splendor: Luxury City, Desert, Coast & Mountains Tour - 14 Days
Moroccan Splendor: Luxury City, Desert, Coast & Mountains Tour - 14 Days

Experience the many sides of Morocco with this luxury 14-day tour that encompasses the coast, desert, mountains, and cities. Start in Tangier and Chefchaouen, then unearth history in Fes and Meknes. Journey to the endless dunes of the Sahara Desert, and pause at Berber mountain villages before your descent to buzzing Marrakesh. Chase thrills with private horseback riding, hot-air balloon flights, and camel rides, and indulge yourself with fine dining, spa experiences, and stunning 5-star stays.

Settle into your Azalaï Desert Camp in the hollow of the Chigaga dunes
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Desert Elegance: The Luxury of Morocco's Southern Landscapes - 14 Days

Opulence and adventure intertwine on this luxury 14-day Moroccan tour. Start in Marrakesh, then journey out to the palm-lined oases and rolling dunes of the desert before going to the Atlantic coast. Ignite your sense of adventure with private hot-air balloon flights, camel rides, cycling tours, kitesurfing lessons, and private cultural tours. Along the way, you'll indulge in fine dining, intimate village lunches, hammam spa experiences, and stays at exquisite 4- and 5-star riads and resorts.

Discover the medieval Aït Benhaddou's kasbah
Map of Moroccan Journey of Contrasts: Luxury South to North Tour - 14 Days
Moroccan Journey of Contrasts: Luxury South to North Tour - 14 Days

This two-week lap of luxury across Morocco includes exclusive 5-star hotels and retreats and two nights beneath the starlit skies of the Sahara Desert. Delve into history with private guides painting the full story in Marrakesh, Fes, Chefchaouen, Tangier, and Casablanca. Sample the finest modern Moroccan cuisine, and unlock culinary secrets so you can recreate local flavors. Best of all, there's time for rejuvenating hammam spa treatments so you return home truly refreshed.

Sunset over the historic coastal town of Essaouira
Map of Sea Breezes & Coastal Luxury in Morocco - 10 Days
Sea Breezes & Coastal Luxury in Morocco - 10 Days

Discover Morocco's coastal allure with this exclusive 10-day luxury itinerary. Begin in Tangier, the gateway between Africa and Europe, and sweep your way south via the seafront gems of Rabat, Oualidia, and Essaouira. Find sanctuary at 5-star hotels and riads, savor the best Moroccan cuisine with fine dining experiences, and get to know each destination with exclusive tours before your trip ends in Marrakesh.

Get off the beaten path to explore ancient kasbahs and palm groves near Zagora
Map of Luxury Adventure in Southern Morocco - 10 Days
Luxury Adventure in Southern Morocco - 10 Days

See the best of the Sahara Desert and High Atlas mountains in style with this 10-day Moroccan itinerary that starts and ends in Marrakesh. On the journey from the "Red City" to the vast sand dunes and back, you'll meet the local Berber people and local artisans, ride bikes and camels, and sandboard or quad bike at Erg Chebbi. After each day, you'll return to a luxurious sanctuary at top-rated riads, hotels, and kasbahs.

Start your two-week grand tour in Rabat, with a private tour of its Royal Palace and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V
Map of The Grand Moroccan Journey: Luxury Unveiled on a Classic Tour - 14 Days
The Grand Moroccan Journey: Luxury Unveiled on a Classic Tour - 14 Days

This classic 14-day luxury itinerary showcases the best of Morocco, from the sun-kissed coastline to the towering Atlas mountains to the undulating dunes of the Sahara Desert. Over two weeks, you'll stay in beautiful 5-star riads, palace hotels, and luxury desert camps, ticking off the four imperial cities while immersing yourself in Morocco's rich history and enchanting landscapes.

Dive into the treasures of Meknes, one of Morocco's lesser-visited imperial cities
Map of Palatial Wonders: A Luxury Voyage through Morocco's Imperial Cities - 14 Days
Palatial Wonders: A Luxury Voyage through Morocco's Imperial Cities - 14 Days

Embrace Morocco's rich heritage with this luxurious itinerary that ticks off the four imperial cities while staying in opulent 4-and 5-star palace hotels and riads. Deepen your understanding with private walking tours in each city, and savor distinct regional cuisines with fine dining experiences. Experience a fusion of culture, food, and adventure as you cross desert dunes by camel, take to the skies in a hot-air balloon, melt away stress in a luxury hammam, and witness the raucous energy of a local rug auction.