Flying over Marrakesh in a hot air balloon is an experience that should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime. Take off and discover the diverse landscapes of the red city from the sky. From the Atlas Mountains to the Berber villages, gaze upon these magnificent panoramas and share an unforgettable moment with your loved ones.
Whether in the Sahara Desert, the Agafay Desert or the Palmeraie, a camel ride is a classic way to explore Marrakesh. This emblematic animal of Morocco will lead you through the sand dunes as you enjoy this quiet ride surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery. This activity is certain to delight children and adults alike!
Set off and explore the mythical roads of Marrakesh and its surroundings on board a sidecar! An original experience offering you a fresh view of the city and a chance to discover its secrets. Accompanied by a guide, you will travel along forgotten roads and past unusual locations. Several itineraries are possible depending on your tastes and interests.
We invite you to learn all about Moroccan culture and gastronomy during a cooking workshop held in a riad, in the medina or in the countryside. Learn how to cook the specialities of Marrakesh, such as tajines and couscous, as well as how to recognise different spices. A fun activity to leave you with recipes you can reproduce at home! At the end of the workshop you will get the chance to taste the dishes prepared.
Enjoy the thrill of driving through the various landscapes on a quad or buggy. Explore the Palmeraie, the Agafay Desert or the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, as well as the emblematic sites of Marrakesh on board this vehicle. Whether it's for a few hours or a day trip, get off the beaten track and live a fantastic experience.
A mere 30 minutes from Marrakesh lies the Lalla Takerkoust lake. The lake, surrounded by the desert, offers many possibilities for activities such as jet-skiing and stand-up paddling. SUP, or paddleboarding, is a sport that involves standing on a board while moving forward with a paddle, a calm activity to do at your own pace while admiring the landscape. Jet-skiing will suit adrenaline seekers in particular. There is also the option of visiting the Ouirgane dam lake.
Escape to one of the most exclusive spas in Morocco! From modern spas in luxury hotels to traditional hammams, we can recommend something to suit your needs. From steam baths to oil massages and beauty treatments, enjoy a moment of pure bliss during your stay.
If your Villanovo holiday rental is equipped with a spa room or hammam, we can organise sessions for you in your villa or riad.
The Ourika valley, the climb to Mount Toubkal and the Atlas Mountains are all routes to explore during a stay near Marrakesh. Along the way, you will discover stunning natural scenery and a huge diversity of fauna and flora.
Villanovo can recommend local guides to accompany you on your adventure, guaranteeing complete safety.
A holiday goes hand in hand with relaxation, so what better way to recharge your batteries than with a yoga session? Whether you're a beginner or an expert, treat yourself to a private yoga session with the help of a specialist and discover the benefits of mediation and stretching. Disconnect from the world from the comfort of your villa or holiday riad.
Get a view of Morocco's iconic sites from the air aboard a helicopter. The city of El Jadida, the Atlas Mountains, the lakes, the deserts, the palm groves... climb aboard a helicopter and fly over the most beautiful Moroccan landscapes for a once in a lifetime experience.
Get off the beaten track for a day and explore nature by bike. From the Palmeraie, to the Ourika Valley and the Atlas Mountains, you'll be spoilt for choice! If you wish to stay in the city, it is also possible to sight see by bike. Accompanied by a guide, cycle along the paths with your family - for an adventure creating lasting memories to share with your loved ones!
Golf is a popular sport in Morocco and it is the ideal destination whether you are trying it for the first time or just honing your golf swing. Villanovo also offers you the possibility to stay on a golf course!
Below is a list of the best golf courses in Marrakesh and Essaouira:
Al Maaden Golf (Marrakesh); Domaine Royal Palm (Marrakesh); Royal Golf of Marrakesh (Marrakesh); PalmGolf Marrakesh Ourika (Marrakesh); Samanah Golf (Marrakesh); Amelkis Golf Club (Marrakesh); Assoufid Golf Club (Marrakesh); Golf de Mogador (Essaouira)