Morocco is a beautiful country located in North Africa that offers a unique blend of cultural and natural experiences. The country is home to several yoga retreats that provide a serene and tranquil environment for visitors to practice yoga and meditation. These retreats are nestled in the heart of the countryside, surrounded by the snow capped summits of the Atlas Mountains, and offer a range of yoga classes, workshops, and wellness programs. Visitors can also indulge in traditional Moroccan spa treatments, such as hammams and massages, to relax and rejuvenate.
Morocco’s landscape is diverse and breathtaking, featuring vast deserts, rugged mountains, and stunning coastline. You can explore the country’s natural beauty through hiking tours, which are offered in various regions, including the Atlas Mountains. These tours provide a unique opportunity to discover Morocco’s hidden gems, such as remote Berber villages, cascading waterfalls, and ancient ruins. The country’s mild climate makes it a perfect destination for hiking year-round.
Morocco’s culture is rich and diverse, influenced by its unique history and geographical location. Immerse yourself in the country’s vibrant culture through local food, music, and art. The country’s cuisine is a fusion of Berber, Arabic, and Mediterranean flavors and is renowned for its tagines, couscous, and mint tea. Marrakech, the country’s cultural capital, is a vibrant city that showcases the best of Moroccan culture, featuring bustling markets, vibrant street art, mosques and historical landmarks. Spiritual retreats are also popular in Morocco, with several centers offering programs that incorporate yoga, meditation, and Sufi practices, providing visitors with a holistic experience that nurtures the mind, body, and soul.
Overall, Morocco is a beautiful location that offers visitors a unique blend of cultural and natural experiences. Whether one is looking for a yoga retreat or a hiking tour, the country has something to offer everyone. The stunning landscape, rich culture, and mild climate make it a perfect destination for wellness retreats and spiritual growth, while the local food, music, and art provide visitors with a taste of Moroccan culture that is both vibrant and unique.
Ho do I get to the yoga holiday in Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains
Marrakech: Fly into Marrakech airport and the venue will have arranged taxis to pick you up and then it is a 20-minute taxi ride away. This transfer cost is included in your holiday cost.
Atlas Mountains: Fly to Marrakech airport. We have a recommended flight times so that we can arrange 1 transfer to and from the venue. If you book your flight outside of the recommended arrival and departure times you can either wait at the airport for the transfer or if you book later you will have to pay for a separate transfer.
Please look at our 'how to get there' sections on both holiday pages - scroll down to the bottom of the page to find it.
Whats the difference between the two holidays?
The Atlas Mountains is a short break of 4 nights 5 days and it is right in the Atlas mountains staying at a hiking lodge and there are hikes every day that are included in the price. It is more active.
The Marrakech yoga holiday is a week and it is more relaxing as you deserve to take time out for yourself! You can choose to be busier and enjoy a guided hike to the Atlas mountains or a day trip to Essaouira. Or you can relax around the pool and enjoy the spa centre with a traditional hammam and massage. A guided tour around Marrakech is included and then you can choose to go back to Marrakech city to explore as it is only 20 minutes away.
All meals are included in both these holidays.
What should I pack for a yoga retreat in Morocco?
1. Comfortable and breathable clothing
3. A hat
5. Comfortable walking shoes for outdoor activities
6. Reusable water bottle
7. A scarf or shawl to cover your shoulders when visiting religious sites
Is it safe to travel to Morocco for a yoga retreat?
Yes, it is safe to travel to Morocco for a yoga retreat. However, as with any travel, it is important to take precautions to ensure your safety such as staying aware of your surroundings, and following local laws and customs.
What is the weather like in Morocco?
The weather in Morocco varies depending on the region and time of year. However, overall, Morocco tends to have a warm and dry climate, with cooler temperatures in the mountains. It is best to check the weather forecast for the specific city or region you plan to visit.
Do they provide hairdryers?
We suggest bringing your own if you think you will need one.
Are yoga mats provided?
They are not on both these holidays - we recommend you bring your own.