Family vacation of food, adventure and exploring Morocco
Mar 11 - Mar 21, 2023
We started off at the Al Hassan Mosque 🕌 in Casablanca, and just when you thought things couldn’t get more memorable, they did. Our first night was in the blue city of Chefchouaen. Our family of 4 (teenagers) loved exploring this Medina in the evening. We were surprised though of all the garbage and the smell of cat pee. If you can beyond that, the experience and vistas are incredible. We stayed at the Dar Jasmine, which was a hike up, but the views were definitely worth it from the top. We loved the food in Meknes. This was probably one of our favourites when our amazing driver, Faisal, took us to the restaurant in the palace to eat. One dish that MUST be tried is the ‘Pastille’. Our kids actually ate the vegetables when they normally turn those down. My husbands favourite was touring the ruins of Volubilis . This is definitely worth the stop on the way to Fes. Our experience with eating with a local Fes family was likely one of the more highlights of our trip. They had us dancing and gave us traditional clothes to try on. It was such a fun and special evening; one we will never forget. We very much enjoyed our guide, Mohammed, who took us through the labyrinth maze of the Fes Medina. This was my daughter’s favourite part of the trip. Mohammed was so knowledgeable and taught us so much, in addition to bringing us right into the heart and soul of Morocco. One of the biggest highlights for my son would have to be riding a camel and ATV’ing at the famous sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. He loved the adventure. We had an excellent guide, Ali, who took us around to some of the Berber villages. I will never forget seeing a 2 week old camel and getting to kick a soccer ball around with some beautiful kids. Essouria had such a relaxed feel: it was here that we had some family down time and we really appreciated it. We found the food to be overpriced , especially the fish, but we loved the ocean vibe and the Medina which wasn’t so overwhelming. Finally, Marrakech we had so much fun and laughs. We loved the energy of this city and we really enjoyed our guide, Hannad who showed us so many things. Our ryad , Palais Sebban, has an amazing outdoor lounge/ swimming/ eating area where you could just relax with the family. We did not like our bedroom. It was small and smelled it our kids had an amazing room which made up for the lacking of ours.
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent trip to Morocco. It's wonderful to hear that you had such an amazing time exploring all the sights and sounds that this beautiful country has to offer.
We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visits to Casablanca, Chefchouaen, Meknes, Fes, the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, Essaouira, and Marrakech, and that you had such memorable experiences along the way. It's great to hear that your family loved exploring the... read more