Morocco has brilliant scenery and beaches for you to enjoy. There is so much to offer in the way of landscapes, with mountain ranges, valleys, sandy coasts and brilliant views of the desert. Couples will generally head to Morocco to sight-see, enjoy the warm weather and experience a different culture. The beaches in Morocco are brilliant for relaxing, with plenty of sunbeds and parasols available for you to hire. The beaches also have golden sands and warm waters, making them perfect for water sports. There are a number of beach side hotels in Morocco, as well as hotels more centrally located. Most hotels are graded on a 1 to 5-star basis and offer all-inclusive, half-board or self-catering.
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Water sports are hugely popular in Morocco, with something available for everyone. Windsurfing and surfing are hugely popular in Essaouira as the weather conditions make it perfect. Many of the hotels in Morocco will also offer sailing, yachting and kayaking, as well as the ever popular scuba diving. Sightseeing is recommended in Morocco, with a number of museums to see, full of mosaics, artwork and marble. There are also a lot of culture to view and mountains and deserts to explore. With over 300 days of sunshine, golf is the perfect activity for people to try on one of the many golf courses available. Walking and hiking are good ways of seeing the natural side of Morocco and are perfect ways of exploring the desert. Horse and camel riding is available along the beach or around Morocco and is another great way of getting around Morocco and taking in the sights.
The cuisine in Morocco is a blend of Mediterranean, Arabic and West African. Although many restaurants offer Moroccan cuisine, you will also find other international cuisines on offer, such as French, Italian, Spanish and Fusion. When it comes to tipping, 5-10% is usual for a meal. Nightlife in Morocco varies depending on where you are. There are many bars and discos available, as well as restaurants with entertainment such as live music. Many bars and clubs open at around midnight and stay open until the morning. Shopping is available and you will be able to find many souvenirs and crafts to take home with you.
Morocco weather is good throughout the year. July and August are the hottest months, with temperatures reaching around 35°C and an average of around 12 hours of sunshine a day. Being near the coast means you will keep the levels of humidity down and feel a lot cooler in the hot temperatures. January is the coldest month, however temperatures are still around 18°C on average. Winters are generally the wettest time of the year in Morocco, with summers being very hot and dry.