Beautifully exotic Marrakesh isn’t just one of Morocco’s most visited cities, it’s also one of the most popular travel destinations in the entire world. That’s definitely no surprise because Marrakesh offers so much to so many, and you may choose to stay in the city to enjoy the many historical, religious and architectural structures, the thriving marketplace, the excellent tours, the wonderful activities and events or for the easy access to both the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains. However you choose to spend your days in and around Marrakesh, the nights are made to play, and you’ll discover a wealth of fabulous nightlife options for your enjoyment. These are just a few of Marrakesh’s most popular bars and clubs.
Royal Mansour Bar
Those looking for an elegant evening need look no further than this lovely bar that took its inspiration straight out of the roaring twenties. You’ll truly think you’ve gone back in time when you see the marble cocktail bar that sits beneath a handcrafted silver carved ceiling and is surrounded by pink gold-leaf mirrored walls. Come out in your most glamorous outfit, and you’re sure to enjoy a beautiful evening of stylish music and exceptional refreshments. Special events are regularly held at this bar, and many are open to the public.
555 Famous Club
When nothing but a high-energy night of dancing will suit you, this is the nightclub for you. However, be prepared to stand in line at the door because this is one of Marrakesh’s most popular nightlife scenes. Awesome drinks, a huge dance floor and non-stop European pop music keep everyone dancing well into the night. This club also incorporates excellent security so that you can party without worry. Both locals and visitors love this club, and Friday night is ladies night, which comes with free entry and free drinks.
Mariinski Russian Club
For something a little different and a wild night, this club is the perfect choice. Come find yourself a cozy booth among the intricately carved woodwork and the red-velvet hangings, and get your night started with a full bottle of wine, whiskey, vodka or champagne. Of course, you may also order Russian cocktails by the glass. Sit back to enjoy a show that features gorgeous women and handsome men in stunning costumes wildly dancing to choreographed routines on both the main bar and multiple stages throughout the club. The shows vary, but you can usually expect at least one Russian folk song to be performed, and the entire crowd usually joins in. Once the show is over, you can get out on the huge dance floor for a night of dancing to European pop music, and it’s normal for the performers to come out and dance with the guests.
There’s a lot going on at this club, and you can enjoy a gourmet dinner, signature cocktails and live musical entertainment all under one roof. Epicurian prides itself on bringing all of the best tribute bands to the stage, and it’s always a good time. The house band, The Kech Experience, keeps the tunes going for those on the dance floor well into the night, and the building is beautifully decorated with large mirrors, mahogany furniture and crystal chandeliers. You’ll be offered a wonderful selection of Moroccan and French wines and a full menu that features exquisite gourmet dishes, and you’ll definitely want to try the club’s signature mojito. Special events are held most weekends at this trendy club.
VIP Room Marrakesh
True to its name, you can expect the best VIP treatment at this excellent nightclub. Modeled after the famous VIP Room clubs in Dubai, Cannes and Paris, this elegantly decorated club calls out to those who are only satisfied with the best. Live musical entertainment is offered nightly, and you’ll hear several genres that include fusion and techno, and dancers usually enhance the musical experience with wonderful choreographed performances. Your personal waiter is constantly available to ensure that your food and drink experience is absolutely perfect, and you need only ask if there is something that will make your evening better. Special performances and events are a regular occurrence at this club on most weekends.