The movie of the same name may immediately leap to mind, but contemporary Casablanca is a world away (literally – the 1942 film was shot in Hollywood). Today, in Morocco’s most populous city, expect to find striking architecture (from art deco to modernist), a surfers’ haven, chic restaurants and Maghreb glamour.

Where to Stay

  • Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche
    For contemporary luxury
  • Four Seasons Casablanca
    For the seaside escape
  • Hôtel & Spa Le Doge
    For the boutique setting