Destination guide

A mix of cultures (and a dash of magic) in North Africa

Situated on the northwestern coast of Africa and across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain, the dazzling country of Morocco is uniquely influenced by its diverse mix of Berber, Arabian, and European cultures. There are plenty of cities to explore throughout the country, from the buzzing, maze-like medina of Marrakech to the historic Kasbah of the Udayas in the capital city of Rabat. Or you could check out the winding, Instagrammable blue streets of Chefchaouen. Whether you browse Moroccan vacation rentals in one homebase or opt to city hop, you'll fall in love with this mystical, magical country and its people.

Things to do

Shop the Casbah—medinas and more in Marrakech

Many of the ancient medinas and souks in Morocco feel like a museum themselves—or at the very least, a treasure trove. Don't miss the night market in Marrakech's Jemaa el-Fnaa, a bustling public square where you'll find crafts and performers in a uniquely Moroccan setting. During the day, head to the Majorelle Garden, a noted source of inspiration for Yves Saint Laurent, which you can learn about at the nearby Yves Saint Laurent Museum. In other cities, such as Casablanca, Essaouira, and Rabat, you'll find plenty of local galleries and history museums to occupy your days.

Activities

Storming the gateway to Africa in magnificent Morocco

Morocco serves as a gateway to Africa, with plenty of incredible things to do, places to see, and people to meet. From hiking and skiing in the Atlas Mountains to riding camels, desert camping, and hot air ballooning in the Sahara, you'll find magic in every corner of the country. In the cities, you'll dine on local fare like tagine or couscous, and shop the souks for souvenirs. Practice your haggling skills on carpets, spices, and leathers, experience a traditional hammam, or head to the countryside for sweeping, expansive views.

Weather

A dreamy destination throughout the year

While Morocco has plemnty to offer throughout the year, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the summer months in the Sahara can get a little toasty. The cities are less sweltering, but if you're considering Morocco vacation rentals this time of year, you'll definitely want to pack a high-SPF sunscreen. Winters are mild during the day, with temps dropping in the evening, although the High Atlas Mountains often see snow all the way through July. Spring and early fall are great times of year to visit, when the mountains are lush and green, and crowds are smaller.

Natural features

Morocco's geography—as diverse as its people

A land of rocky mountains and sandy shoreline, Morocco's geography is as diverse as its culture. Visit the coastal cities lining the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, or head up into the Atlas Mountains, where it's not uncommon to switch from snow to a sandstorm in a matter of minutes. Ride camels out into the Sahara, and camp among the dunes under a blanket of stars. Drive along the winding roads that lead out into the expansive countryside, and stop to explore the oases that spring up, full of palm trees and streams that run through the sands.

Can I find a vacation rental around Morocco?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,248 vacation rentals near Morocco. From 775 Villas to 1,941 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Morocco for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Morocco?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Morocco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Marrakech: 1,664 vacation rentals
  • Casablanca: 366 vacation rentals
  • Tangier: 203 vacation rentals
  • Essaouira: 490 vacation rentals
  • Agadir: 678 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Morocco! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Morocco?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Morocco:

  • Marrakech: 1,664 rentals
  • Casablanca: 366 rentals
  • Tangier: 203 rentals
  • Essaouira: 490 rentals
  • Agadir: 678 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Morocco?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Morocco are:

  • Casablanca (CAS-Anfa): 385 vacation rentals
  • Inezgane Airport (AGA): 671 vacation rentals
  • Mohammed V International Airport (CMN): 285 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Morocco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Morocco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Agadir Beach: 673 rentals
  • Morocco Mall: 392 rentals
  • Essaouira Mogador Golf Course: 482 rentals
  • Essaouira Beach: 485 rentals
  • Place du 9 Avril 1947: 200 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Morocco listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Morocco

Marrakech
1,664 vacation rentals
Casablanca
366 vacation rentals
Tangier
203 vacation rentals
Essaouira
490 vacation rentals
Agadir
678 vacation rentals
Rabat
164 vacation rentals
Chefchaouen
17 vacation rentals
Fes
93 vacation rentals
Meknes
32 vacation rentals
Taghazout
190 vacation rentals
M'diq
321 vacation rentals
Kenitra
36 vacation rentals
Saidia
171 vacation rentals
El Jadida
72 vacation rentals
Cabo Negro
306 vacation rentals
Mohammedia
136 vacation rentals
Temara
139 vacation rentals
Tetouan
256 vacation rentals
Asilah
168 vacation rentals
Bouznika
181 vacation rentals