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Make a holiday villa in Morocco your home away from home

The mention of Marrakech and Casablanca evoke images of vast deserts dotted with wind-swept dunes and turbaned travellers braving the gusts on stately camels. Hollywood productions have played no small part in embedding such ideas in tourists’ minds, but there is much more to Morocco than hostile deserts. Being strategically positioned between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, this North African nation boasts astounding beaches and excellent warm weather. It is also home to the famous Atlas Mountains. Visitors should prepare for a unique cultural experience as they book their Morocco holiday rentals. Accommodation in Morocco offered by HomeAway comes in the form of traditional Moroccan riads designed with distinctive Arabic flair and villas from which one can see the jagged peaks of Atlas in the distance. Those who would want to be close to the sea can book holiday rentals that are right by the beaches.

Things to do

-Beaches: Given the blazing temperatures of this locale, most tourists make a beeline for the beaches at Agadir soon after arrival. Here they can enjoy the abundant sunshine while contemplating the beauty of the azure waves and drinking in the refreshing sea breeze.

-Deserts: Anyone who has watched Lawrence of Arabia will want to grab this opportunity to traverse the dunes of the Sahara. The best location to set off from is Merzouga where holidaymakers can get their camels or 4x4 vehicles and journey under the unforgiving sun as they relive the gruelling yet exciting expeditions of Lawrence.

-Mountains: Those whose idea of a holiday involves the adventure of scaling lofty heights will want to climb the snow-capped High Atlas Mountain range. Its highest peak is Toubkal which rises over 4,000 metres above sea-level, making it the highest point in all of North Africa. Visiting the mountain villages en route to the summit provides an intriguing cultural twist as life there is markedly different from life in the typical Arabian town.

-Hammam: After enduring kilometres of weary travel, visitors will be keen to retreat into a traditional steam bath or ‘hammam’ as they’re referred to by locals. This is not only a place to get a relaxing massage, it is a great place to experience another unique facet of Moroccan culture. Hammams offer women an opportunity to rub shoulders and exchange ideas with local women.

-Sport: Its position by the Atlantic makes the shores of Morocco a prime surfing destination. During winter the winds provoke incredible breakers and both local surfers and visitors attack the waves eagerly. How about a skiing experience in Africa? Winter visitors can attack the slopes of the High Atlas Mountains with equal zeal. Though the quality of the skiing equipment and facilities may not be what you’ll get in the Alps, tourists will definitely make excellent memories there.

Weather in Morocco

To enjoy the glory of this beautiful country without suffering from the fierceness of its scorching summers, visitors are advised to make their bookings in Morocco holiday homes during spring or autumn. At these times the weather is relatively cooler and more conducive to outdoor activity. It is wise for visitors to consider the weather patterns for the specific area of Morocco they’ll be spending their vacation. During summer, one can embark on a tour of the mountainous parts of the country where temperatures are lower. A tour of the historic city of Marrakech and the Sahara is best done during spring (mid-March to May) or autumn (September to November). The North Coast experiences Mediterranean climate while the Atlantic Coast is usually rainy.

Travel to Morocco

The Mohammed V International Airport, the country’s busiest airport, is the main gateway into Morocco. This facility receives scheduled flights from most major cities in Europe as well as cities in the Middle East. Seasonal flights and scheduled flights are also available to residents of North America, departing from New York and Montreal. European tourists can use the ferry service that runs from Spain, specifically the port of Algeciras. This trip usually takes between 40 minutes and 2 hours.

    Very Good! 4/5
    (6 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Villa #6783863
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Apartment #1453560a
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        Excellent! 4.3/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #6338509
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          Excellent! 4.6/5
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          • 4 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Sleeps 10
          Riad #941228a
          22
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Separate Toilets
            • Sleeps 8
            Riad #570880a
            63
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (23 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilets
              • Sleeps 7
              Apartment #666321a
              23
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                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (15 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Apartment #6194044
                15
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                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (38 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #65924
                  38
                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                    (69 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    House #84145
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #904215a
                      22
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (11 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilets
                        • Sleeps 6
                        House #6619572
                        11
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                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #6715206
                          9
                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (54 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Apartment #6583784
                            54
                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (51 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #1244423a
                              51
                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                (26 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilets
                                • Sleeps 4
                                House #13882
                                26
                                Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                  (7 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilets
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  House #6353726
                                  7
                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                    (4 reviews)
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                                    • 7 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 18
                                    Guest House #1446987a
                                    4
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                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                      (48 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Apartment #6343438
                                      48
                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (10 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #1612959
                                        10
                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (26 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          House #69662
                                          26
                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (21 reviews)
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                                            • 5 BR
                                            • 5 BA
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Villa #1195851a
                                            21
                                            Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (11 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              Villa #479123
                                              11
                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (72 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Riad #1409376a
                                                72
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                                                  Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #6462321
                                                  14
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #6789286
                                                    3
                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #6813903
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (30 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        House #457806
                                                        30
                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Villa #1375285a
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                            (37 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #6163913
                                                            37
                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (26 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              House #977531
                                                              26
                                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                (7 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                Riad #1210642a
                                                                7
                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (54 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #6290718
                                                                  54
                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                    (32 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Villa #680284a
                                                                    32
                                                                    Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (23 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Apartment #6577854
                                                                      23
                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Riad #1057220a
                                                                        3
                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6623612
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (18 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #1834438
                                                                            18
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (15 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Villa #1876941
                                                                              15
                                                                              Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                House #1480656a
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (60 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  House #6045628
                                                                                  60
                                                                                  Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilets
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    House #6382515
                                                                                    17
                                                                                    Viewed 135 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (39 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 6 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      House #6677164
                                                                                      39
                                                                                      Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        Apartment #1651816
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #1305481a
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #884802a
                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                              (27 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #1202927
                                                                                              27
                                                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (41 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Villa #419434
                                                                                                41
                                                                                                Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (9 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Villa #1601506
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                  Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Villa #860576
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #1437103a
                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Self Catering Morocco - Holiday Rentals (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      spacious and clean

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      we enjoyed our stay enormously. The apartment block was easy to find, the Concierge kind, and the flat well equipped and furnished. It was in a pleasant setting surrounded by mature communal gardens. Would recommend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Fantastic base for our holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Everything about Villa Tazmin was outstanding and made even better by the very helpful and friendly neighbours. Beautiful village ambience with donkeys sheep and cows outside your door.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017