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Marakech New Year

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Marakech New Year

Hi just wanted some genral advice on New Year in Markech really.

Firstly as it is a chritian holiday is new year generally celebrated in Morroco or would we be pretty much celebrating by ourselves (whic we don't mind).

Secondly what kind of expierence should i expect from Marakech around that time of year?

has anyone had a new year in Marakech before?

thanks for your help.

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1. Re: Marakech New Year

Hi. I have spent New Year in Marrakech before. Accommodation-wise, my advice is to get somewhere with some form of heating as it can get very cold as soon as the sun goes down. Weather can be changeable: of the 7 days we were there, 2 were heavy rain and the temperature struggled all week to get above 16 degrees C. But it can be gloriously sunny and warm too.

New Year's Day is not a Christian holiday and is a public holiday in Morocco. I found it just as busy as any other time of the year although I recall paying a hefty compulsory New Year Eve's dinner charge at the hotel I was staying at. As mentioned before, Marrakech was traditionally a winter resort but seems to be all year round resort now so things won't be closed for the winter, in fact, quite the opposite.

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2. Re: Marakech New Year

As Marcharbel ,pointed out, Marrakech is is busy at New years time. However, it's extremely expensiv e as hotels and restauranst charge ludicurous prices for New Year Eve ' s dinner and spectacle.

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