Honeymoons in Morocco

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Morocco Overview

When you're seeking a honeymoon destination it's important to find a location that suits you both as a couple. If you're looking for romance and relaxation combined with adventure too, then Morocco could be the perfect location for you. Why not stay in one of the stunning hotels or Riads and explore all that Morocco has to offer.

Morocco is a melting pot of history and culture and there is plenty to do to suit all tastes. Frequent flights operate from South Africa and you could be exploring Marrakesh in just over 18 hours. Why not take a horseback ride in the lush palm groves of Marrakesh or brave a camel ride across the sand dunes of the desert and past the Oued River where you'll see pink flamingoes and white egrets in abundance. A visit to the Hassan 11 Mosque in Casablanca which is the world's third largest mosque is a must and you could wind up the day in one of the themed restaurants which take inspiration from the famous movie. Visit the bazaars and medinas or chill out on one of the excellent beaches. However you spend your time, your honeymoon in Morocco will be unforgettable.

Key Facts for Morocco

Currency: Moroccan Dirham

Capital: Rabat

Language: Arabic

Flight time: 9 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Morocco

When to go:
– The climates fluctuate due to Morocco's position close to Europe, Asia and Africa. However, the best time to visit is probably October to May. September can be a tricky time as many places shut early or remain closed for the month long holiday of Ramadan.

Flight information:

– Multiple carriers operate between South Africa and Morocco. However, Iberia fly from Johannesburg via Madrid to Marrakesh which takes around 18 hours including transfers.


– Moroccan Dirham

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Getting Married in Morocco

Morocco is a country full of romance, history and culture and is a great location in which to get married abroad. Although it is only possible to have a wedding blessed here, weddings in Morocco are still extremely popular with couples looking for a great destination with plenty to see and do for their honeymoon too. Morocco has plenty of hotel resorts with stunning mountain or sea views, that are all able to host a reception or celebratory party after the blessing, and time spent here with your loved one will be truly magical.

Marriage Requirements


A blessing is permitted in Morocco but not a full ceremony unless the man has converted to the Islamic faith. For more information visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/how-to-marry-in-morocco.shtml

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