As a testimony to Morocco’s thriving tourism industry, all the top hotel chains can be found throughout the country. Numerous establishments catering for all budgets and requirements offer a great range of choice. Not to mention the riads - traditional houses around a courtyard that have been refurbished as hotels, where you can rediscover the fabled and authentic Moroccan art of living. In this land of traditions, hospitality remains a key value.
• Currency: Moroccan Dirham
• Population: 32 000 000
• Capital City: Rabat
• Religion: Islam
• Languages: Arabic, Berber, French, Spanish
• Time Zone: GMT
• Summer temperature: 32C
• Winter temperature: 18C
• Best time to visit: September/October or March to May
Half day walks or major two weekly treks can be arranged in the High Atlas Mountains. Mount Toubkal is the highest peak in the country.
Todra Gorge is a popular location.
Resorts on the coast such as Asilah are great for diving and other water sports.
Agadir is a South West city on the Atlantic coast near the Atlas Mountains, famous for sandy beaches and great night life.
Moroccos legendary main port. Common destination for arrivals.
Fascinating city and popular tourist resort near Marrakesh.
Major city, former capital and the biggest medieval city in the world. A medieval maze of 10,000 streets.
The biggest city in Western Sahara.
Breathtaking city in South West Morocco near the Atlas Mountains. Myriad streets and markets create an unforgettable experience.
Settlement at the edge of the Sahara where trips to the desert can be arranged.
Capital of Morocco. Famous for its 12th-century tower and minaret.
Tangier is a large city in Northern Morocco famous for attracting artists and musicians. Many visitors arrive by ferry from Spain.
The Berbers, the ancient tribes of Morocco, settled in the area thousands of years ago and at one time controlled an empire between Morocco and Egypt. France became colonial ruler in the 19th Century before independence was gained by Morocco in 1956. Morocco remains a monarchy. The population of Morocco is now a mix of Islamic, Arab, African, Berber and French cultures.
When taking into consideration all that can be discovered, a journey to Morocco exemplifies a truly exhilarating holiday experience. Golf 2 Africa offers a selection of exclusive Morocco golf holiday packages for your perusal.