What to drink in Morocco 

Drinking, like eating, is a social activity in Morocco. While you won’t find bars (worth visiting, anyway), folks get together to unwind, catch up and rehydrate over plenty of non-alcoholic beverages.

Mint tea

Morocco’s signature drink is more than refreshing. Mint tea is served with reverence, as a gesture of hospitality and welcome that warms both the mouth and the heart. 

Orange juice

Citrus is big business in Morocco. While plenty of Morocco’s oranges are exported for eating and juicing around the world, the ones that make it into local blenders tend to come from small, traditional farms. The result? The juice equivalent of going from black and white to colour TV.  

Water

It's important to stay hydrated while travelling in Morocco. However, the tap water isn't safe to drink for travellers not accustomed to the bacteria. For environmental reasons, we recommend packing a reusable water bottle and filling it up with filtered water from your accommodation and/or carrying water purification tablets.   

Read more about drinking water in Morocco

Travellers enjoying a fresh orange juice in Morocco

Alcohol in Morocco

While not all Muslims abstain from alcohol, the vast majority of Moroccan Muslims do not drink it. Because of this, it is very difficult to obtain alcohol in Morocco and most travellers find it easier to abstain completely during their time in the country. While there are some bars in Marrakech, and hotels and other accommodation sometimes serve liquor, drinking outside of these places is considered very disrespectful.

Click to read what to eat in Morocco

Click to return to Morocco FAQs

Our tours in Morocco

13 Days From 1077

Uncover the heart of Morocco on a journey from Casablanca to Marrakech, through Roman...

15 Days From 2404

Discover the secrets of Morocco on a Premium journey through Casablanca, Fes, the...

15 Days From 838

Discover the best of Morocco on an action-packed trip exploring Marrakech, Fes, the...

8 Days From 896

See the wonders of Morocco, including Ait Benhaddou, Casablanca, the Atlas Mountains,...

8 Days From 567

This tour of North Morocco from Casablanca to Marrakech will capture your heart....

17 Days From 1132

Explore Morocco on this in-depth tour with Intrepid. Spend 17 days exploring Marrakech,...

10 Days From 481

Discover Morocco's southern highlights on this well paced adventure including Marrakech...

Tailor-Made trips

Take four or more on an exclusive trip and tailor your itinerary

12 Days From 455

Check out the best bits of Morocco, in Casablanca, Fes, Chefchaouen and Marrakech on a...

8 Days From 1279

Explore Morocco on this all-encompassing Intrepid Premium small group adventure from...

18 Days From 2828

Fall in love with Morocco on this 18-day Premium journey through the country's...

12 Days From 1920

In 12 incredible days you’ll discover some of Morocco’s best sights on a Premium...

14 Days From 1420

Discover the beauty of Morocco from the saddle on this 14-day cycling adventure that...

12 Days From 1160

Lift the lid on local cuisine on a 12-day food adventure through Morocco, taking in...

15 Days From 2300

Travel from Madrid to Marrakech on a sangria, sun and spice infused tour across Spain,...

10 Days From 752

Take your family on a Moroccan adventure through Casablanca, Fes, Midelt, Merzouga, Ait...

8 Days From 485

Travel to Morocco and embark on a family adventure. Take a tour of Marrakech, relax on...

12 Days From 816

Looking for the best Moroccan family holiday? This trip has everything from Fes, Meknes...

8 Days From 787

Join Intrepid on an 8-day female-only adventure in Morocco, hiking through the remote...

9 Days From 936

Get active and explore Morocco on a 9-day hiking and biking round-trip tour from...

8 Days From 352

Spend a week in Morocco, on the busy streets of Marrakech and then head to the Sahara...

7 Days From 485

Trek through Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains exploring Aroumd and Imlil and then climb...

16 Days From 735

Discover the best of Morocco on an action-packed adventure from Casablanca to Marrakech...

7 Days From 544

Set off on a seven-day adventure through the Atlas Mountains, joining an expert guide...

11 Days From 1733

Explore Morocco on this all-encompassing Intrepid Premium small group adventure from...

15 Days From 2340

A 15-day Premium journey through Morocco’s best sights, taking in Casablanca, Fes,...

5 Days From 230

From surfing classes and yoga in Taghazout to exploring the medinas in Marrakech and...

24 Days From 2941

Jump on a 24-day cultural adventure full of colourful characters and cuisine, through...

5 Days From 400

Challenge yourself to this ambitious hiking trip and climb to the summit of Mount...

12 Days From 620

On this tour of the real Morocco, ride camels in the Sahara Desert, walk the streets of...

8 Days From 850

Explore the High Atlas Mountains on foot with a trekking and hiking getaway in Morocco....

18 Days From 6130

Explore Spain and Morocco on this all-encompassing Intrepid Premium small group...

22 Days From 4500

Make your way south from Paris, stopping in Nimes in southern France, then head to...

31 Days From 5145

Head from Paris to Madrid by train, visit Spain and Portugal and explore Salamanca and...

4 Days From 520

Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature on this four-day retreat in the serene...

3 Days From 149

Travel from Marrakech to your Sahara Desert camp on a 3-day guided tour passing through...