Nestled on the northern tip of Africa between Algeria, Western Sahara, and Tunisia, Morocco is a dream destination for many travelers seeking luxury vacations. But this Mountainous region that sits in the Strait of Gibraltar, directly across from Spain, is also quite popular with adventure seekers. From the largest city of Casablanca along the Atlantic Coastline to the Atlas Mountains in the country’s backdrop, the luxury destination offers tons of recreation, culture, and shopping options. Travelers need at least a week to explore the ancient cities still bustling with markets and shops, experience the Sahara Desert, and hike the amazing Atlas Mountain peaks. Additionally, spend an evening in Marrakech and dine at street markets, enjoying a diet rich in bread, grilled meats, and Harira or B’ssara, better known as soups in English.
Things to do
- Learn Moroccan family recipes with a local
- Sahara Desert Tour
- Ride a Camel or Quad Bike in the Agafay Desert
- Tour Marrakech in a vintage side car
- Explore sacred Gnawa traditions and sites with a local musician
- Berber Style Dinner
- Kasbah Tamadot
- La Maison Arabe
- La Tour Hassan
- Hotel Sahrai
- Four Seasons Casablanca
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Affectionately referred to as “MoBay,” Montego Bay lies on the northwest coast of Jamaica and pulses with the energy of authentic Jamaican life.
MoBay is home to some of the island’s most scenic beaches. At the popular Doctor’s Cave Beach you’ll find scores of visitors enjoying the warm waters. Another popular seaside retreat is Cornwall Beach.
Animal lovers can head south to Dolphin Cove in Lucea, Hanover, just 40 minutes outside of MoBay. This marine attraction offers close encounters with dolphins and other aquatic creatures.
History and culture buffs should visit the Bellefield Great House and Gardens, one of the oldest sugar plantations in Jamaica. Steeped in history, mystery and magic, Rose Hall Great House offers a slice of colonial life reminiscent of the 1770s. Legend has it that the ghost of Annie Palmer still haunts the mansion today.
St. James Parish Church was built between 1775 and 1782 in the shape of a Greek cross and is regarded as one of Jamaica’s finest churches.
Nearby Good Hope Estate offers tours of the property that can be thrilling — think river tubing and zip lining — or more relaxed affairs, like a high tea service.
If you are looking for a few souvenirs, you can find interesting gifts at The Shoppes at Rose Hall. Half Moon Shopping Village may also be worth visiting, and the downtown Craft Market houses homemade items like straw hats and bags. The Old Fort Craft Park offers a broad variety of handicrafts hawked by 180 highly competitive vendors. The Harbour Street Craft Market is also known for good deals on Jamaican memorabilia.
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