Weddings in Marrakech
There are many great reasons to get married in Marrakech. Couples from across the world travel to Marrakech to say their vows and enjoy the idyllic scenery. Marrakech is noted for its gorgeous flower gardens, palm groves and palaces. It is located a short distance from Europe, just across the Mediterranean sea. Marrakech weddings tend to celebrations of colour, music and exceptional cuisine, with the Morrocan city also being an ideal location for honeymoons.
Morocco attracts people from all walks of life, including backpackers, couples, adventure seekers, families, food lovers and more. It is known for its imperial cities, which include the capital Rabat, Meknes, Fez and Marrakesh. Some of Marrakesh’s most well-known attractions include the Koutoubia Mosque, Badi Palace, Bahia Palace and Djemaa el-Fna. It is also famed for its souks and medina.
Famous Morrocan beaches are found by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Key tourist destinations include Agadir and Tangier, with many locals heading to Asilah during recreational time. The Atlas Mountains have three ranges. These are the High, Middle and Anti Atlas. The highest mountain in Morocco is the Jbel Toubkal, which can be reached with ease from Marrakesh. Popular Morrocan activities include horse riding, mountain biking, bird and wildlife spotting. It’s also common for locals and tourists to unwind by exploring charming Berber villages. Let’s take a look at some of the most talked-about Marrakech wedding venues right now.
Taj Marrakech Weddings Villa
Taj Villa is home to century-old olive trees and a terrace that faces that Atlas mountains, a pool and much more. Couples and their loved ones can enjoy their wedding dinner right next to the pool, watch a fire show and have pre-wedding dinner on a private terrace. The venue has 19 rooms and capacity for up to 53 people in residence. Should you have a higher number of guests, they can stay in nearby hotels and villas, with shuttle buses getting them to and from the Taj. The cuisine is provided by carefully-selected caterers and chefs, and wedding cakes are provided by skilled French pâtissiers. During the evening, the professional DJ can keep the celebrations going with music chosen purely by yourself, your friends and family. Brunch is available the afternoon after your wedding day to extend the magic even further.
La Mamounia is a popular venue for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. Events can be organised in line with specific requirements. Key facilities including the Tente Tent that sits on the top floor of the Le Marocain restaurant and The Grand Salon, which has the capacity for up to 300 guests. The Gardens are overlooked by eight hectares of flowers and trees and form an incredibly natural and romantic setting. Finally, the Outdoor Pool is renowned for its soothing, magical ambience.
Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Kasbah Tamadot is located in the Atlas Mountains. The venue is home to some 28 bedrooms and is located at the top of a valley. It offers views of various traditional Berber villages, and it is also possible to see the iconic Mount Toubkal from the venue. The name ‘Kasbah Tamaot’ translates as ‘soft breeze’ in the language of the Berbers. Home to Berber Tents and highly distinctive bedrooms, the venue has won various accolades over the years. It has become an extremely popular backdrop for all kinds of weddings in Marrakesh over the years and is the ideal venue for intimate and busy celebrations. The team can create bespoke celebrations tailored towards your specific needs.
Amanjena is inspired by ancient Marrakech and Menara gardens. It is located close to the Red City and is home to fountains, courtyards and a reflection pool. The gardens feature olive trees, flora and date palms. Other featured include Moorish arches, vaulted ceilings, pavilions and maisons. Many weddings have taken place in the sprawling and picturesque gardens over the years. The venue also offers a gym, tennis courts, hammam suites and eateries with pool and garden views. Amanjena may well be the ideal destination for your nuptials. Could this be the ideal venue for a wedding in Morroco?
Scarebeo Camp is an incredibly popular location amongst couples from across the world. The camp is an excellent backdrop for weddings, cocktails, sports, adventures and romantic dinners. The team are famed for their flexibility and offer a range of solutions to help you achieve what you desire. Events can include everything from Berber rugs to belly dancers, candle-lit dinners, live music and more. It’s possible to create a totally bespoke wedding when you place a booking at Scarabeo Camp. Located in one of the most idyllic parts of Morroco, the camp offers spacious tents, ambient lanterns and much more. Scarebeo Camp is described as a “place to completely unwind and disconnect from everyday life”. The Moroccan people are renowned for their friendliness and passion for great hospitality.
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