Luxury wellness holidays and retreats in Morocco
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Best months to visit
The best time to visit Morocco is during spring or autumn, when the climate is warm and pleasant, with the best chance of dry weather. Summers can be scorching, especially in the Sahara, but come prepared for colder temperatures at night.
The gateway to Africa, Morocco is a country of dazzling landscapes, as rich in diversity as it is in culture. From the golden sand dunes of the Sahara to the dizzying peaks of the High Atlas mountains, and ancient cities brimming with warm hospitality in between. Take a journey with Health Travel through this captivating wellness destination, starting with traditional treatments at the best spa hotels around Marrakech, where cleansing hammams and intoxicating aromatherapy create a relaxing oasis tucked away from the city. Discover Berber tradition in the charming traditional town of Essaouira and experience camel rides across the eternally shifting rose-gold sand sea at Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga. Get lost among the colourful medina and artisanal wares in the souks of Fes, or escape to the tranquillity of the Cascades d’Ouzoud waterfalls during your luxury retreat in Morocco.
Top places to visit in Morocco for health & wellness
Hypnotic and enticing, a visit to Marrakech is a true feast for the senses. Allow yourself to be swept up in the whirlwind of this captivating city; a vibrant riot of colour, smells, tastes and history. Home to some of the world’s most luxurious wellness hotels, you can indulge in a relaxing hammam after a day exploring the bustling souks and enchanting architecture.
Morocco’s very own surf paradise, Taghazout is home to some of the best surf beaches in the country. Embrace the fishing village’s laidback ambience with yoga or surfing classes, taken under the warmth of deep, golden sunshine and endless blue skies.
A short, 40km trip from Marrakech will leave you feeling as if on another planet. In the Agafay Desert, rocky terrain stretches until the snow-capped Atlas mountains to create spectacular lunar landscapes. Bask in the overwhelming peace and tranquillity, completed by a night under the infinite starry skies Terre des Etoiles luxury tented camp.
Here's 3 experiences to inspire you
Surf and yoga by Morocco's coastline
Head to Taghazout for the perfect combination of relaxation and adrenaline, with thrilling surfing spots and glorious outdoor yoga. Known for Anchor Point, but with a range of surf spots to suit any ability, it’s the perfect destination to hone your skills. Yoga sessions concentrate on breath control and focus, both important aspects in the mastery of the waves.
Go on an adventure in the Agafay desert
This wild and rocky terrain is built for adventuring, with endless possibilities for a once in a lifetime experience. Choose a tailor-made itinerary with Health Travel, with camel or horseback rides across the epic landscapes, before taking an off-road vehicle sand duning in an adrenaline-filled cross-desert journey. Finish your day stargazing before sleeping in a luxe tented suite under the endless skies.
Drink tea with the locals at a Berber village
Berber culture and history permeates every inch of Morocco, dating back thousands of years. Even today, many traditional Berber settlements can be found throughout the country. Famous for their hospitality, embrace a warm welcome with a drink in the community as locals share their culture; a fascinating departure from the bustle of Marrakech, and a profound experience to remember.