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Forever one of Morocco’s most popular destinations, Marrakech should be on every traveler’s bucket list. Culturally rich and perfectly positioned with close proximity to the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech is full of intricately decorated personal palaces and lavishly designed apartments. And this wonderful, colorful city doesn’t hold back when it comes to stunning Airbnbs. Traditional Moroccan houses usually come in the form of Riads: welcoming, vibrant open houses with a central courtyard or pool. Others exist with huge gardens and incredible architecture just outside the city. Read on for some of our favorite beautiful Airbnbs in Marrakech.
This luxury villa is more like a small hotel rather than a simple place to call home for a few nights. Beautiful both inside and out, it’s got large grounds with its own multi-level swimming pool and gorgeous surroundings for relaxing and sunbathing. Inside is just as special, with room for eight guests across four bedrooms all decked out in a beautiful color scheme. With a backdrop of the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas, it’s certainly a relaxing spot; something you’ll appreciate from the windows as you wake up from your cozy king-size bed each morning. Nestled on one of the most prestigious golf courses in Marrakech in the middle of a lush garden, this villa goes all out with impressive amenities. Built on two floors, it’s exquisitely decorated with paintings, carpets, statues, and colorful drapes. Each one of the large ensuite bedrooms has its own style and visual identity, with eclectic furniture, high-quality bedding, unusually high ceiling, and bathrooms worthy of a Hollywood production.
Loop looks a little different from your usual Airbnb. This Earth House sits just outside of Marrakech in an unusually shaped building that provides a sand-colored backdrop against the Atlas Mountains. A large property with room for 12 guests inside six bedrooms, it’s designed with plenty of care and attention in mind. Fully autonomous, ecological and built in clay on a large plot of land, it’s unlike most other places. For a start, it’s not connected to electricity, instead it utilizes solar panels for hot water and day-to-day requirements. Only 25 minutes from the souks and tourists attractions of the red city but also 25 minutes from Lake Lalla Takerkoust, it’s perfect for taking a break. Here, you’ll find a library with a collection of books of Morocco and board games, a pool with a view of those beautiful Mountains and a kitchen with organic products taken from the fruit and vegetable garden outside.
The Sultan Suite is one of the most popular Airbnbs in the area: a place where you’ll feel like royalty as soon as you’ve checked in. This majestic spot is a brilliant escape for couples, although each room has space for up to four guests in total. Set inside a boutique hotel and hidden in the medina of Marrakech, this beautiful restored Riad comes with soft colors and traditional materials in every single room. Each room comes with a kingsize bed and an additional single bed. There’s an en suite bathroom with its own hot tub and stunning stained glass windows to admire each morning as the sun shines through. As well as the communal areas downstairs, there’s a huge balcony running all the way around the property. That means endless guaranteed sunshine no more than a few steps away.
Located in the Agafay Desert, these dessert domes are only a short drive away from Marrakech but promise a totally different experience. A truly unique spot where you’ll fall asleep to pitch-black skies and twinkling stars and wake up to the sunrise each morning, these domes offer a one-of-a-kind experience that you’ll remember forever. Each dome comes well equipped with a private bathroom and a private terrace, while the great location of the camp offers a fantastic view of the Atlas mountains. While the dome might look more on the basic side, it comes complete with Wi-Fi and free Moroccan breakfast each morning. Other than that, you’re left to your own devices to soak up the views and the sunshine.
Villa Rose is a great fusion of luxury and privacy – a large villa with endless grounds set in a complex of a larger group of villas. The result? Complete and utter privacy throughout your stay, but with a helping hand and plenty of easily accessible facilities only steps away. Each villa comes kitted out with everything a large group could possibly need, including four bedrooms with space for up to 10 guests in total. Each villa is rented exclusively with soft linen, a private swimming pool, a private garden, and private parking for two cars. It’s designed for families looking to make the most of their time in Morocco, with a welcoming and suitably luxurious place to head back to each evening. You’ll probably spend most of your time outdoors here, either in the large pool or relaxing on the terrace surrounded by plants and flowers. Inside, there’s a kitchen, a hot tub, and a large living area.
This spacious villa makes good use of Marrakech’s traditional semi indoor and semi-outdoor living style, with a welcoming entrance and a swimming pool indoors. A large space with room for eight guests across four bedrooms, it’s located at the end of an alley in the medina of Marrakech. Close to shops, bazaars, the new town, restaurants, museums, and the Majorelle Gardens, it’s perfectly located for all kinds of adventures and excursions throughout your stay. Inside, you’ll find four air-conditioned rooms with their own bathrooms, an equipped kitchen, a dining area, and free Wi-Fi throughout. There’s a large terrace for relaxing together and a team of staff on-hand to ensure you have the best stay. Rooms come with a mixture of double and single beds, making it suitable for all kinds of traveling groups.
Not all Marrakech Airbnbs come decked out in traditional colors and arched doorways. If you’re looking for a more modern base for your time exploring the area, this four-bedroom spot has lots to offer. For starters, its unique design comes with lots of space for all kinds of adventures. There’s space here for eight guests in total, with large bedrooms and endless communal space to relax, catch up over the day’s fun or cook up a feast together. And, in terms of amenities, there’s plenty more to offer. The villa has a front view of the Golf Course of Al Maaden in Marrakech, meaning peace and quiet and green spaces as far as the eye can see. As well as the essentials, the villa is fully equipped with the following: garden furniture inside the large, fenced garden, a barbecue outdoors, and a fireplace indoors, as well as a private heated swimming pool and a fully stocked kitchen.
This gorgeous Riad offers a perfect combination of traditional Moroccan lifestyle and modern high standard facilities, in a beautiful design where all of the essentials are easily at your fingertips. This Airbnb is only a 15-minute walk from the famous Jemaa El Fna square, in the quiet and traditional neighborhood of Berrima with the Badii Palace, the old Jewish quarter, tinsmiths’ square, and the Bahia Palace all within easy distances. It’s perfectly located for exploring, whether on foot or in a car. Sleek, warm, and full of natural paintings and rugs made by local craftsmen, it’s a place where you’ll immediately feel at home. A stay here comes with access to one bedroom, but you can also book multiple rooms if traveling as part of a larger group. The rooms are all unique and overlook the patio with its charming green-tiled swimming pool and orange trees. They’re each air-conditioned and have ensuite bathrooms with toilets, a shower, and toiletry products. Breakfast is also included.
Riad Be Marrakech is a true oasis inside and out, making good use of traditional Moroccan design but with a laidback, pastel color theme running the whole way through. A spot well-loved by influencers and anyone with an eye for design, this stunning Airbnb is suitable for up to three guests inside each room. Located in the historical medina, in the heart of Marrakech, with colorful scenery, local history, tradition, art, food, and music. As well as beautiful tiles and endless greenery, each room here comes with a huge bed swathed in cotton curtains and plenty of room to relax. There’s plenty of storage space as well as beautifully designed communal areas to wander around. Staying here comes with access to free Wi-Fi and a shared swimming pool. You’ll check in for a few nights and never want to leave.
This huge riad is one you’ll have all to yourself while staying here, which means a few easy days of feeling like Moroccan royalty with your family or friends. A sweeping property set across multiple floors with dazzling views from each one, it’s got space for up to 14 guests in total, offering a brilliant alternative to a hotel if you’re traveling as part of a large group. Those guests can spread out over eight bedrooms, with a mixture of queen beds, double beds, and single beds offering plenty of options for all kinds of groups. Located in the heart of the medina of Marrakech, it’s a haven of tranquility just minutes from the Djemaa el Fna in a traditional Moroccan atmosphere with peace and tranquility all around. This beautiful traditional Moroccan house has two suites with their own terraces and four rooms, all with private bathrooms and views of the central courtyard. All rooms have heating, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi, so you’ll always be cozy and comfortable.