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Marrakech, Atlas Mountains & Afagay Desert

Best time to travel
Mar – Jun | Sep – Nov
Ideal length
7 nights
Perfect for
Everyone

At a glance

  • Direct return flights from Dublin to Marrakech.
  • All private transfers.
  • Seven nights’ accommodation in properties across Marrakech, The Atlas Mountains and Afagay Desert.
  • Allow us to arrange historical tours, unique experiences and desert excursions.
Let's plan your trip!

Delve into the beauty of Morocco by combining the cultural city of Marrakech with the beautiful Atlas Mountains and Afagay Desert. On this seven-night suggested itinerary, discover Morocco’s colourful blend of African, Arabian and European cultures and influences. Choose to add unique experiences like a camel ride across the desert dunes, a hot air balloon flight and sidecar excursion in Marrakech.

Trip Overview

Depart from March to June or September to November.
Depart from Dublin Airport and fly direct to Marrakech Menara Airport.
Marrakech
Upon arrival, privately transfer to one of our partner hotels in Marrakech.
We partner with a range of beautiful properties across Marrakech including romantic riads, beautiful villas and family friendly resorts. We can help choose the perfect property for you.
Marrakech Villa des Orangers Morocco
During your four-night stay in the historic city, allow us to arrange something special.
We can arrange unique experiences including guided tours of the Majorelle Gardens, hot air balloon experiences and a discovery of Marrakech by sidecar. In the evening, we will arrange restaurant reservations at some of our favourite spots.
Majorelle Gardens Marrakech
Privately transfer to the Atlas Mountains and check-in to one of our partner properties for your two-night stay.
We partner with a range of glamorous hotels including Kasbah Bab Ourika and Kasbah Tamadot. During your stay, relax by the pool, enjoy spectacular views and take part in traditional experiences.
Kasbah Activities Atlas Mountains Morocco
Privately transfer to the spectacular Afagay Desert for your luxury desert camping experience.
Stay in the magical setting of Inara Camp for one night and enjoy breathtaking views over the Atlas Mountains and contrasting dunes.
Stay in Inara Camp Morocco
Explore the beauty of the desert by embarking on quad adventures or camel rides and accompany the blue men on peaceful walks.
In the afternoon sun, bathe in the heated outdoor pool surrounded by the mineral sands or relax on your private terrace. For dinner, choose to dine in the traditional tent or enjoy a candlelit dinner under the stars.
Explore Afagay Desert Morocco
Privately transfer from the Afagay Desert to Marrakech Menara Airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Kasbah Bab Ourika

Kasbah Bab Ourika sits on a hilltop in the Ourika Valley, with spectacular views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Although it was built to resemble an authentic Moroccan Kasbah, its style is modern and minimal. All rooms are spacious, with muted colours and understated furnishings to create an airy feel. The Kasbah is one of the most eco-friendly hotels in Morocco, being constructed primarily of rammed earth using the traditional Berber technique.

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Kasbah Tamadot

Kasbah Tamadot is an enchanting retreat situated in Morocco’s magnificent Atlas Mountains. The hotel is carefully decorated to reflect the stunning architecture of the building, using antiques which have been collected from all over the world. The luxury property is a maze of courtyards, landscaped gardens and secret staircases for guests to explore. The hotel pool is surrounded by comfortable sun loungers and is set so swimmers may view the Atlas Mountains.

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Inara Camp, Afagay Desert

Less than an hour from Marrakech, Inara Camp is situated in the mineral desert of Afagay. There are just eleven luxury tents, promising privacy and exclusivity. Throughout the camp, enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains contrasting against the desert dunes. There are many ways to enjoy luxury desert camping. Bathe in the heated swimming pool and enjoy views over the desert canyons, embark on quad or camel ride adventures or, accompany the blue men for a peaceful walk through the desert.

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La Villa des Orangers

Hotel Villa des Orangers is a luxurious riad property, built in a former palace complex just outside of the medina walls of Marrakech. Rooms are divided between two elegant mansions and the pool is set beneath the orange trees and within the landscaped courtyard. The food here is heavily influenced by French cuisine, with dishes like lamb noisette and grapefruit macarons on the menu.

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Le Farnatchi

Le Farnatchi is one of Marrakech’s first boutique riads. This luxurious property is spread throughout five houses that surround two Andalusian-style courtyards. There are just ten suites, promising privacy within the heart of Marrakech. Within the property, there is a spacious pool, peaceful roof terrace and the elegant spa has two luxurious marble hammams and several treatments rooms.

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Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech is ideally situated on the edge of the historic Medina. The hotel is surrounded by moorish gardens, impressive palm trees, swimming pools and fountains. Guests can unwind in Le Spa at Four Seasons, featuring authentic Turkish baths, indoor-outdoor treatments and a variety of healing massages. There is a complimentary car service in the evening to bring guests to restaurants in the Medina and in the surrounding area.

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Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech

The Mövenpick Hotel is a beautiful hotel in Hivernage, just a short distance from the Medina and Marrakech’s main sights. The palatial-style hotel’s décor is defined by grand adornments like giant birdcages, marble corridors and sparkling chandeliers. The main pool is situated in the garden’s courtyard and is surrounded by pool cabanas and towering palm trees. There are a further two pools and a dedicated kids’ pool.

What people are saying

“We recently travelled to Barcelona and Mallorca with the expert help of Oroko and will never book a holiday any other way again! The staff were so friendly and knowledgable and made the process of booking extremely easy. The travel pack was very impressive with our luggage tags, complimentary treats for the airport, and comprehensive guide to both areas with recommended restaurants which didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t speak highly enough of our experience with this company and would highly recommend to friends.”

Orla & partner – Mallorca 2019

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