Marrakech From the moment you disembark your flight to Marrakech you feel that warm Moroccan charm, the hustle and bustle at the airport, the the vibrant colours of the peoples clothing and their warm smiles.
Marrakech is Africa's most popular city-break made even more popular with the UK travellers due to the many cheap flights to Marrakech from numerous regional airports.
A short taxi ride takes you to the old town or "The Medina" where most people chose to stay, for an authentic feel chose to stay in a Riad, a traditional Moroccan house or palace with an internal courtyard or garden, many have been renovated into small boutique hotels with great splendour and charm.
The famous Jemaa Al Fna square is on most tourist's itinerary, snake charmers and tea stalls sit alongside traditional handicrafts and fruit and veg stalls, and a wide variety of freshly cooked street food to cater for any pallet.
To the south of the city stand the majestic Atlas Mountains, separating Morocco from the Sahara a number of excursions are available from day trips to the foothills, to full on itineraries that take in Unesco World Heritage sites.
Getting to Marrakech couldn't be easier for us Brits, there are a number of cheap flights to Marrakech from many regional airports with both low cost carriers and scheduled airlines.