Yoga Retreats in Morocco
A yoga holiday in Morocco is a good idea as this North African country has something for everyone. With an array of adventure retreat options bringing yoga lovers a taste of the mountains & desert or surf and yoga retreats along the captivating coastline for those who just can’t get enough salt in their hair, Morocco is a stunning country with plenty of wellness tourism options. Situated on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, just south of Spain with a mix of Berber, Spanish, French and Arabic influences throughout the country.
Morocco provides a rich culture for you to dive into. Retreats in Marrakech offer great access to its famous souk for shopping wares from around the country in one stop while Casablanca has the largest mosque in Africa, the Hassan II Mosque.
All of this plus one can find a mix of traditional and modern architecture in every corner of the country. After your morning yoga session, you can test your bargaining skills in the Medinas and then indulge in the multitudinous luxury and traditional Hammams in Morocco or grab your surfboard and enjoy the surf! Don’t forget to make some time to get out into nature here in Morocco; the country has some of the best diversity in landscapes just waiting to be discovered, over and over again.
Yoga in Morocco for Everyone, Including Beginners
The popularity of yoga in Morocco has grown significantly in the past couple of years, which is why there are now so many different retreats in Morocco for you to choose from. In addition to surf and yoga retreats, one can also enjoy detox retreats and experiences which focus less on structure and more on the individual’s experience. At Om Yoga Morocco, one can book a customized yoga retreat for any level of experience with access to unlimited access to classes with luxe hotel retreats in Marrakech and packages at the Om Yoga Villa Casablanca.
Either location offers multiple daily classes which include a combination of yin yoga, hatha yoga, vinyasa yoga, bikram and aerial yoga, and more. Stepping into class at either oasis-like location on your own schedule becomes part of your daily flow and you can even choose between three, five or seven day retreat packages. Practice at your own pace!
Choosing between Surf & Yoga or Detox Yoga at our airy and active Casablanca Villa or joining us in Marrakech for individual or group experiences is up to you and your desires. If you’re looking for an indulgent Goddess Getaway with spa services, massage and Hammam on site, then Marrakech is for you! We can also host some corporate and group retreats plus with our kids classes, Omyoga is ideal for family yoga holidays in Morocco, too.
Health and Wellness Tourism Destinations in Morocco
Marrakech known as the Red City
Surrounded by the magnificent Atlas mountains, this “red” city buzzes with life and is the perfect mix between modern and historic Morocco. If you’re looking for a yoga retreat Marrakech is the place to be in 2019. Doing yoga and exploring Marrakech. From Places des épices (spice markets) of the medina to the endless souk with some of the best shopping in Morocco to the Jardin Majorelle, a retreat in Marrakech turns into a completely amazing cultural experience. There is an abundance of spas to book treatments at, including the exquisite Ô de Rose at the Movenpick Marrakech featuring the all natural cosmetics and cleansers from the Parisian Spa Specialist, Cinq Mondes.
Casablanca: Surf and Yoga or Total Detox
Casablanca, the economic capitol city of Morocco, which is located on the coast of the Atlantic, boasts a combination of Art Deco architecture, an old stone medina and the largest mosque in Africa built right against the Atlantic. It is also listed as the tallest mosque in the world – it is a glorious site. Appointed with just enough activities for you to enjoy such as the very grand Hassan II Mosque, Villa des Arts and The Corniche, the main beach attraction, the capitol city of Casablanca is a great place to focus on a yoga practice or detox retreat.
The Om Yoga Casablanca location is cocooned in a villa complete with exclusive swimming pool surrounded by lush greenery and fresh juices, all made in-house. A tastefully and healthily curated food menu complements our class offerings, creating the perfect yoga experience in Casablanca, Morocco.
Agadir resides on the south of Morocco’s coast. Decorated with white washed houses and lush green golf courses, this city has countless cafes and restaurants to explore along the seaside. When you’re not practicing yoga, take some time to wander around this laid back city and the beaches surrounding it; maybe even take a trip to the hidden gem of Paradise Valley, which is approximately 20km from Agadir. Spas to treat your skin to with traditional or luxury Hammams and massages are in abundance so don’t hesitate to put your exploring on pause and relax during your time in Agadir.
Imsouane: A Secluded Surf and Yoga Scene
Little known Imsouane is one of those places that promises a real beach community vibe with an abundance of delicious scenery and food options to keep one going back for more. On any given day, one can find great surf at Imsouane Beach along with plenty of people who share the passion out catching waves. A short drive off the highway through some truly captivating tree lined ridges and rock formations, Imsouane is a quiet little village full of people living the simple life. It is the perfect combination of zen and surf for a great yoga holiday with a warm-hearted feeling.
The Best Morocco Yoga Retreat? The choice is yours.
With a variety of locales offering unique retreat experiences, picking one is done best with your personal desires and outcome in mind. If you want an indulgent spa experience alongside yoga at a luxe hotel, Om Yoga Marrakech is the only way to go.
For surf and yoga, you have a multiplicity of options ranging from big city Casablanca, perfect for an urban Moroccan experience, to the small village of Imsouane where you can find a laid back vibe with plenty of character and some of the best seaview terraces to enjoy tajine, paella and more..
No matter what you choose, you are sure to enjoy your yoga retreat in Casablanca! Namaste.