Luxury Hotels and Riads in Morocco

We’ve chosen a stylish mix of contrasting hotels so that you can experience this exciting country in a number of different ways. Whether you’re a couple who wants a stylish traditional riad in the heart of Marrakech or a secluded desert hideaway, a family who wants a tranquil oasis, or a nature lover who’d prefer an Atlas Mountain retreat, there’s plenty to choose from in dazzlingly diverse Morocco.

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La Mamounia

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

A Moroccan paradise set in beautiful gardens of palm trees, this legendary, award-winning hotel is a Marrakech institution. From its mosaic-adorned entrance to its exquisite suites and beautiful gardens, La Mamounia is quite simply a luxurious haven- you’d never know it's just steps away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech's famous main square, Jemaa El Fna.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, City Hotel, Setting & Views

Kasbah Tamadot

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Spectacular views of the towering snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Stunning landscaped gardens. A Kasbah filled with ornate Moroccan furniture and arguably one of North Africa's finest mountain retreats. Kasbah Tamadot, Richard Branson's luxury North African hideaway hotel, is a firm Exsus favourite.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Kasbah du Toubkal

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal is a luxurious hotel in Toubkal National Park, around 40 miles away from Marrakech. The hotel is designed in a traditional Berber style, right down to the wood-carved furniture, built by local artisans from local materials. Named after the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, the Kasbah offers beautiful views of the Toubkal National Park from its roof terrace.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Hideaway, Off the Beaten Track, Romantic

Royal Mansour

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

The Royal Mansour is a beautiful luxury hotel in Marrakech, comprising 53 private riads connected by a series of underground tunnels and surrounded by acres of beautiful Moorish gardens. Commissioned by King Mohammed VI, the hotel is certainly regal in its ambition and its beauty; its excellence extends to its four restaurants, one of which is acclaimed as one of the finest in Morocco.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Honeymoon, Seriously special, Food & Wine

Azalai Desert Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

The Azalai Desert Camp is a romantic bivouac in the Chegaga Dunes right in the heart of the vast Moroccan desert. With just a few tents, a scattering of pillows for al fresco seating and a well-placed leather couch, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the most spectacular sunsets and star gazing imaginable.

Best for: Hideaway, Romantic, Setting & Views, Seriously special

Les Jardins de Skoura

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Les Jardins de Skoura is a luxury hotel in Skoura, near the desert city of Ouarzazate in central Morocco. The hotel is built in the style of a traditional Kasbah, and delicious Mediterranean-Moroccan fusion cuisine is on offer at the restaurant. Skoura is a verdant oasis, and nowhere is this more evident than in the hotel’s beautiful gardens, including a beautiful orchard home to almond, apricot, pomegranate, fig and olive trees.

Best for: Honeymoon, Barefoot, Landscapes & Scenery, Rustic

L'Ma Lodge

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

First appearances are certainly deceiving at the L’Ma Lodge. Having driven down a rural dirt track, you’ll arrive at a large, fortifying mud wall that doesn’t offer much character; however, walk through the entrance to the compound and you’ll soon discover that you’ve found your very own slice of Eden. A romantic guest house located in the palm groves of Skoura, L’Ma Lodge is a traditional built adobe house that overflows with serenity and charm – from the billowing walls of the tented spa to the rug-strewn gardens filled with water fountains and tweeting birds.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Hideaway, Owner-run, Secret / In the Know

Dar Mo'da

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

With fine touches of local and Italian décor, such as intricately carved archways and bold Berber rugs, Dar Mo’da is a stunning sanctuary in the heart of Marrakech’s bustling epicentre. Having delved into the Medina’s swarming, maze-like streets, you’ll certainly appreciate the tranquillity of this luxury riad, from the lulling of its hammam and swimming pools to the thoughtfulness of its staff.

Best for: Private Groups, Boutique Hotel, Seriously special, Romantic

Azalai Desert Lodge

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Flanked by a mountain, hemmed in by the Draa River valley and surrounded by a date-palm oasis, the Azalai Desert Lodge is a small, boutique hotel set magnificently in the town of Zagora, right on the edge of the Sahara. The hotel is an enticing collection of colonial-themed bungalows and cossetting facilities and is the perfect prerequisite pit stop before venturing into the vast desert.

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Peace & Quiet, Hideaway, Lodge

Jnane Tamsna

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

Within 15 acres of stunning gardens lies Jnane Tamsna, a charming Moorish hacienda that offers peace, tranquillity and pampering only 15 minutes away from the sights, smells and sounds of Marrakech's bustling souks and medina.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, History & Heritage

Villa des Orangers

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

A Relais & Chateaux hotel, Villa des Orangers is a charming oasis of rose-scented calm. Chosen by Tatler as one of the top 101 hotels in the world, Villa des Orangers certainly gets our vote for luxury living within Marrakech's Medina walls.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Boutique Hotel, City Hotel

Azalai Beach Cottage

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

Decorated in nautical themes with handmade driftwood furnishings and ancient artefacts, the Azalia Beach Cottage is a charming seaside hotel set on the white sand beaches of Morocco’s wild coast. Impeccably designed to help recharge your batteries, you can stroll along the beach, swim in the pool, relax in the spa and indulge in exquisite seafood all the while enjoy stunning views of the ocean.

Best for: Chic Design, Setting & Views, Beach, Romantic

Four Seasons Marrakech

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

The luxurious sanctuary that is Four Seasons Marrakech spreads over 40 acres and offers everything you could wish for- the beautiful accommodation is fringed by palm trees, fountain courtyards and walled gardens, alongside stunning restaurants, a swimming pool and spa facilities. All of this, with the sights of Marrakech not far away.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Riad Farnatchi

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

This boutique riad in Marrakech’s colourful Medina is a very special home away from home, evoking the atmosphere of a private house alongside personalised service that indulges every need of its guests, from being welcomed with mint tea to handpicked guides to help you make the most of this colourful city.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel

Riad Capaldi

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

This boutique riad immerses you in the colours, traditions and sights of Marrakech, from hand-carved artworks to a roof terrace with stunning views over the city and the Atlas Mountains. Enjoy the best of both worlds here- Riad Capaldi is in the heart of the Medina, just steps from the bustling souks, yet is a tranquil, beautiful oasis.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel

Riad Villa Blanche

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

Riad Villa Blanche stands on two floors that tumble down towards the sandy beaches of the Agadir coastline. Its Moorish, chic design and beautiful gardens and fountains create a relaxing and peaceful ambience away from the bustling beaches and souks.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Beach, Spa & Wellness

Heure Bleue Palais

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

Behind an unassuming exterior within the Medina walls lies an elegant, sophisticated boutique hotel. Once a palatial residence, Heure Bleue Palais has been lovingly restored to its former colonial splendour and is now Essaouira’s most luxurious hotel - and a member of the esteemed Relais & Chateaux group.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel

Riad El Fenn

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

Chic and unique, Riad El Fenn is a boutique, bohemian sanctuary within the Marrakech Medina walls. The metre-thick walls trap out the noise from outside, while inside a labyrinth of corridors housing a stunning artwork collection lead through to candlelit courtyards with rose petal-filled fountains.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel

Dar Ahlam

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Dar Ahlam (Maison des Reves) really does follow its namesake as the house of dreams. This luxurious Relais & Châteaux hotel, a former home of a medieval sultan, is a desert oasis at the gateway to the Sahara. Dar Ahlam is a divine hotel, a chic and stylish Kasbah set amongst magical gardens and palm groves.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design

Maison MK

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

Situated in the Medina district of Marrakech, Maison MK is a tranquil oasis in the midst of a bustling city, only two minutes' walk from the lively central square of Jemaa el Fna.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, City Hotel, Cultural Immersion

La Sultana Marrakech

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

La Sultana Marrakech sits regally in the heart of the city in the historic Kasbah district of the Medina, within walking distance of many of Marrakech's delights. A stunning collection of five individual riads fit for a king, set around patios of mosaics, hanging gardens, orange trees and swaying palms, this is a true gem.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Cultural Immersion, Setting & Views, History & Heritage

Kasbah Bab Ourika

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Nestled in a spectacular setting in the Ourika Valley in the heart of the Atlas Mountains, with panoramic mountain vistas and traditional Berber influences from the architecture to the food, Kasbah Bab Ourika is a quintessential Moroccan escape.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views

La Pause

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

A green oasis set beside a riverbed in the Agafay desert just outside Marrakech, the authentic Moroccan charms of La Pause will seduce you, from relaxing in a hammock among the olive groves to dining under the stars.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views

Gold Sand Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Arrive by camel, and immerse yourself in the heart of the Sahara desert at the luxurious Gold Sand Camp. Exclusive and secluded, with private ensuite tents, this is desert living at its best.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Riad dar Anika

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

This boutique luxury riad is in the heart of Marrakech, with Jemaa el Fna and the souks on the doorstep – yet it’s a tranquil oasis amidst the hustle and bustle, with just 12 beautiful rooms to retreat to, and a pretty roof terrace overlooking the city and the Atlas Mountains.  

Best for: Honeymoon, Couples, Boutique Hotel, Romantic

Villa Maroc

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

This elegant seaside oasis is one of our favourite places to stay in Essaouira. Originally a surfer hangout, these days it’s a tranquil haven of whitewashed walls and splashes of blue, with exemplary service and panoramic coastal views, while also being near to everything Essaouira has to offer, including the UNESCO-listed medina, brimming with shops, restaurants and markets.

Best for: Family-friendly, Couples, Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views

Akka Nait Sidi Desert Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Akka Nait Sidi is a remote wilderness camp in the desert of southern Morocco. Staying in traditional Bedouin-style tents, you’ll embark on camel trips into the desert, visit ancient villages and enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine, in a stunning location surrounded by desolate desert beauty.

Best for: Setting & Views, Adventure, Off the Beaten Track, Honeymoon

Chez Pierre

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Chez Pierre is a luxury hotel in the High Atlas Mountains in eastern Morocco. Built in a traditional Berber style using local techniques and materials, the hotel reflects the history and culture of the High Atlas. Less traditional is the food, a highlight of any stay here, which fuses European and Moroccan culinary styles. The hotel can organise a range of excursions into the mountains to suit all fitness levels.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Cultural Immersion, Walking & Trekking, Luxury Hotel

Dar al Hossoun

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

Dar al Hossoun is a luxury hotel near the ancient Berber market town of Taroudant, in southern Morocco. The hotel claims to be the only eco-lodge of its kind in Morocco, and is built using natural materials and traditional techniques, such as rammed earth. The hotel is surrounded by sites of natural beauty such as the Citrons Valley, well worth a visit if you can tear yourself away from the beautiful gardens, swimming pools and spa.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Cultural Immersion, Eco-tourism, History & Heritage

Dar Azawad

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Dar Azawad is a luxurious desert lodge hotel in the Zagora province of southern Morocco. Built in the architectural traditions of the Draa Valley, the hotel is classically Moroccan in style and set in beautiful gardens, where pet sheep, camels and turtles roam. The hotel also owns several intimate desert camps, where you stay in luxurious tents and experience traditional Tuareg ways of life first-hand.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Off the Beaten Track, Cultural Immersion, Chic Design

Dar Zemora

Location: Marrakech | Morocco

Dar Zemora is a luxurious boutique hotel in the Palmeraie, a huge palm grove just north of central Marrakech. The hotel is set in beautiful gardens, which span three acres and are alive with roses, olive trees, fruit trees, bamboo, bougainvillea and palm trees. It’s the perfect retreat after a day’s immersion in the madness of Marrakech, and also features a spa, hammam, and delicious Moroccan cuisine.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Couples, Romantic, Setting & Views

Dar Ahlam Nomad Dunes Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Dar Ahlam Nomad Dunes Camp is a tented safari camp in the Moroccan Sahara, near the Algerian border. The camp offers luxurious accommodation in stylish tents, and during the summer, when the heat can get unbearable in the desert, you have the option of staying in the Summer Camp, located in a cooler environment in the green Valley of the Roses.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track, Cultural Immersion

Erg Chigaga Luxury Private Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Erg Chigaga Luxury Private Camp is a luxurious safari camp in the Erg Chigaga section of the Moroccan Sahara. A range of activities is on offer in the surrounding area, from sandboarding down the dunes to a relaxing picnic at the nearby oasis. The private camp sits secluded, a ten-minute drive from the main camp.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Honeymoon, Off the Beaten Track, Setting & Views

Hotel Capaldi

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Hotel Capaldi is a luxury hotel in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, a short way south of Marrakech. Despite its proximity to the sights and sounds of the city, the hotel is peaceful and secluded, set in beautiful gardens and perfectly placed for exploring the mountains and the surrounding countryside. Back at the hotel, there are plenty of opportunities for relaxation, with a spa, hammam and private cinema.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Romantic, Food & Wine

Kasbah Tebi

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Kasbah Tebi is a luxurious hotel housed in a 400-year-old Kasbah near the desert town of Ouarzazate in central Morocco. The hotel is very comfortable while matching the style of the castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has been owned by the same family for hundreds of years. Adventures in the Sahara Desert wait right on your doorstep.

Best for: Setting & Views, Boutique Hotel, Honeymoon

Villa Zagora

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Villa Zagora is a luxury hotel in Zagora, in the Draa Valley in southeast Morocco. The hotel is built in the style of a traditional Moroccan riad, with sand-coloured adobe walls, shaded courtyards and a lovely outdoor pool; adventurous visitors can choose to spend a night in a Berber tent on the private roof terrace. For a special occasion, the villa is available for exclusive use.   

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Rustic, Hideaway, Landscapes & Scenery

La Maison Blanche

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Housed in a 14th-century riad lovingly restored into a luxurious hotel, the property sits in Tangier’s historic Kasbah and is perfectly located for exploring the city’s historic and cultural attractions. Each of the guest rooms is decorated to honour a historical figure, such as Henri Matisse and Paul Bowles, and the hotel’s location in Tangier’s medina is perfect for soaking up the atmosphere which inspired them and countless other artists.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Romantic

La Sultana Oualidia

Location: Essaouira & the Southern Coast | Morocco

La Sultana Oualidia is a luxury hotel in Oualidia, a beautiful coastal town in western Morocco. The hotel is housed in a Moorish-style fort fit for a sultan, with a private beach, an outdoor pool and several Jacuzzis overlooking the lagoon and the ocean beyond. Exquisite seafood is served at the restaurant, while the world-class spa facilities are perfect for recharging after a day’s swimming or surfing at the beach.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Beach, Landscapes & Scenery

La Tangerina

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

La Tangerina is a beautiful boutique hotel in Tangier’s historic Kasbah, which has been restored in a European colonial style. The beautiful roof terrace affords views of the Strait of Gibraltar on one side and the city’s old medina on the other, giving a sense of the forces which have shaped Tangier’s rich and unusual history.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Couples, Landscapes & Scenery, Romantic

Touda Ecolodge

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Touda Ecolodge is a homely guesthouse in the Atlas Mountains in central Morocco. The lodge was built in the traditional style characteristic of the surrounding Ait Bougmez Valley, by local craftsmen using time-honoured techniques; it sits in a Berber village, where you can get a feel for traditional rural Moroccan life.

Best for: Hideaway, Cultural Immersion, Lodge, Landscapes & Scenery

Maison de l’Oasis

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Maison de l’Oasis is a luxury hotel in Tighmert in southern Morocco. This set of two beautiful Berber houses, nestled in the lush Tighmert palm grove, is part of the Dar Ahlam stable, and is one of the stop offs on their ‘La Route du Sud’, which takes in stunning hotels in remote, beautiful locations throughout the south of the country.

Best for: Setting & Views, Romantic, Unusual, Rustic

Terre des Etoiles

Location: Atlas Mountains | Morocco

Terre des Etoiles is a luxury tented camp in the Agafay Desert, in the shadow of the Atlas Mountains in western Morocco. The tents themselves are very comfortable, with plush beds, Moroccan décor and hot running water in the adjoining bathrooms; the beautiful stone desert outside can be explored by a variety of means, from camel rides to trips in a hot air balloon.

Best for: Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track, Cultural Immersion, Walking & Trekking

Maison des Arganiers

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Maison des Arganiers is a luxury hotel in southern Morocco, part of the Dar Ahlam stable. Maison des Arganiers is one of the stop offs on their ‘La Route du Sud’, which takes in stunning hotels in remote, beautiful locations throughout the south of the country. It sits atop a hillside overlooking a valley of argan trees, in a traditional settlement home to a handful of shepherding families.

Best for: Setting & Views, Rustic, Unusual, Chic Design

Maison Rouge

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Maison Rouge is a historic house in the rural Awju Valley in southern Morocco. The house has been restored into a comfortable boutique hotel, while retaining traditional features and the dry stonewall exterior characteristic of the architecture in this isolated part of the country. The hotel is one of the small boutique properties on Dar Ahlam’s Memory Road route.

Best for: Cultural Immersion, Setting & Views, Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel

Riad Senso

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Riad Senso is a boutique luxury hotel in the Moroccan city of Rabat. Combining the looks of a palatial riad with the atmosphere of an intimate inn, the hotel’s five guest rooms provide a beautiful refuge from the urban buzz of Morocco’s capital. The hotel donates its profits to charity projects, so you can rest assured that your stay is doing some good for others, as well as yourself.

Best for: Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, Guesthouse or Inn, City Hotel

Four Seasons Casablanca

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Four Seasons Casablanca is a luxury hotel on Casablanca’s waterfront, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This is a stylish, modern hotel with a lovely outdoor swimming pool, beautiful spa and three restaurants offering Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine. The hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the art galleries, restaurants and unique architecture which make Casablanca unique.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Hideaway

Riad Laaroussa

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Riad Laaroussa is a boutique hotel in the Moroccan city of Fes. The hotel is housed in a restored 17th-century palace in the heart of Fes’s Medina, the medieval old town and an impossibly atmospheric place full of winding alleys and bustling souks. There’s a luxurious spa, and the restaurant serves hearty Moroccan cuisine paired with acclaimed regional wines; you can learn to cook some of the dishes yourself during cookery classes with the hotel chef.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Couples

Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Merzouga is a luxurious desert camp in the Erg Chebbi, a dune sea of the Sahara in eastern Morocco. Staying in luxurious jaima tents constructed in traditional style from camel skin, you’ll spend the days roaming the dunes by camel or quad bike, lunching at secluded oases and learning the secrets of Moroccan cuisine at cookery classes with the camp’s chef.

Best for: Hideaway, Honeymoon, Landscapes & Scenery, Romantic

Riad Cherifa

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Riad Cherifa is a luxury bed & breakfast in the Moroccan city of Chefchaouen. The hotel sits in the heart of Chefchaouen’s old medina and comprises two traditional houses, with the Andalucian-Moroccan architecture characteristic of the city. Its rooms and suites are appointed in a beautiful style, with traditional mosaics, woodwork and antique furnishings throughout.

Best for: Guesthouse or Inn, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Hotel Sahrai

Location: Northern Morocco | Morocco

Hotel Sahrai is a luxury hotel in the Moroccan city of Fes, with a stylish aesthetic which puts a modern twist on traditional Moroccan design features. The hotel is home to two fantastic restaurants, one serving French haute cuisine and the other Moroccan classics, and two stylish bars, as well as a fantastic Givenchy Spa where a range of rejuvenating wellness treatments are available.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, Service & Hospitality

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