Jardin Majorelle of Yves Saint Laurent & Bahia Palace

Marrakech, the vibrant city from the heart of Morocco, is known for its rich history, exotic culture, and the breathtaking architecture. Here lie some hidden treasures that are waiting to be explored – the famed gardens of Marrakech.

Between the vibrant medina and bustling souks, two iconic destinations stand out, enchanting you with their natural beauty and architectural splendor: Jardin Majorelle and Bahia Palace. Join us as we embark on a journey to discover the allure and mystique of these magnificent gardens.

Bahia Palace. Marrakech

Photo: Bahia Palace. Marrakech.


Marrakech is a captivating city. With its maze-like Medina, the vibrant souks, and its beautiful gardens, Marrakech offers a sensory experience like no other. Sample the flavors of traditional Moroccan cuisine, immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere, and discover the city’s cultural festivals.

Marrakech´s unique charm and friendly locals make it an unforgettable destination

Here are some of the best things you can do in Marrakech:

  • Visit Jemaa el-Fnaa: This bustling square is filled with food stalls, musicians, snake charmers, and street performers.

  • Explore the Medina of Marrakech: Wander through the narrow alleys and discover its vibrant souks (markets) where you can shop for spices, textiles, ceramics, and traditional crafts.

  • Visit the Bahia Palace: Admire the stunning architecture and intricate designs of this 19th-century palace known for its beautiful gardens, courtyards, and decorated rooms.

  • Discover the Koutoubia Mosque: Marvel at the largest mosque in Marrakech, featuring an impressive 12th-century minaret.

  • Explore the Majorelle Garden: Escape the bustling city and relax in this peaceful oasis. Wander through the vibrant blue buildings, exotic plants, and visit the Berber Museum on-site.

  • Experience the Saadian Tombs: These historic tombs date back to the 16th century and were rediscovered in 1917. Marvel at the stunning mausoleums and beautifully decorated interiors.

  • Visit the Ben Youssef Madrasa: Explore the intricately decorated Islamic college, known for its stunning architecture and complex geometric patterns.

  • Enjoy Moroccan cuisine: Sample the local culinary delights by trying traditional Moroccan dishes such as tagine, couscous, and mint tea.

Majorelle Garden
  • Take a hot air balloon ride: Experience Marrakech from a different perspective by taking a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the stunning Atlas Mountains and desert landscapes. You´ll enjoy some breathtaking views.
Jardín Majorelle


Marrakech is popular for its exquisite gardens that show the city’s rich history, traditional architecture, and vibrant botanical beauty. These famous gardens offer tranquil escapes from the bustling streets, inviting you to relax and immerse in the natural splendor.

Let´s see some of the notable gardens of Marrakech:

Jardin Majorelle

This is an iconic garden known for its cobalt blue buildings, vibrant plants, and tranquil atmosphere. It houses the Berber Museum, which shows the Moroccan Berber culture.

Menara Gardens

These gardens offer a serene retreat with stunning views of the Atlas Mountains. The focal point is a large rectangular pool, flanked by an orchard of olive trees.

Agdal Gardens

They date back to the 12th century and cover a vast area of over 400 hectares. The gardens feature extensive orchards, citrus groves, and meticulously maintained lawns. Historically, the gardens were used for agricultural purposes.

Le Jardin Secret

Is a hidden gem that consists of two traditional Moroccan gardens, the Exotic Garden and the Islamic Garden, both beautifully landscaped with fountains, lush greenery, and vibrant flowers.

Anima Garden

This garden combines art, nature, and spirituality. It features a variety of sculptures, mosaics, and artistic installations set amidst a lush landscape with exotic plants and tranquil water features.

These famous gardens of Marrakech give you the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of nature, and experience the city’s rich cultural heritage. They all have unique charm and reflect creativity.

Explore the famous gardens is a must-do when visiting Marrakech

Majorelle Garden. Marrakesh


Jardin Majorelle from Marrakech, often referred to as the “YSL Gardens Marrakech,” is a masterpiece that fuses art, nature, and fashion. Designed by French painter Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s, the garden was later acquired by renowned fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé. Today, Jardin Majorelle is evidence to their love for Marrakech and a living legacy of their contribution to the city.

As you step into Jardin Majorelle of Yves Saint Laurent, you are instantly greeted by an explosion of vibrant colors. Majorelle, inspired by his travels around the world, meticulously curated a botanical wonderland. The cobalt blue buildings, a signature feature of the garden, create a striking contrast against the lush greenery. Palm trees, bamboo groves, cacti, and an array of exotic plants transport you to a tropical paradise.

Adjacent to this garden is the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, a tribute to the legendary fashion designer. The museum showcases Yves Saint Laurent’s timeless creations, providing you a captivating journey through the evolution of his iconic designs.

Jardin Majorelle. Marrakech
Jardin Majorelle. Marrakech


While Jardin Majorelle and Bahia Palace are undoubtedly the most famous gardens in Marrakech, there are several other green spaces worth exploring. For example, the Menara Gardens offer a peaceful retreat with their vast olive groves, reflecting pool, and panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains.

Le Jardin Secret, another hidden gem in Marrakech, offers a serene escape from the bustling streets of the medina. This restored garden is a captivating fusion of Islamic and Moorish influences. Divided into two sections, Le Jardin Secret captivates you with its intricate mosaics, tranquil pools, and fragrant orange blossom trees. Climb to the top of the tower for a panoramic view of Marrakech’s medina, a breathtaking sight that shows the city’s captivating blend of old and new.


No exploration of Marrakech’s gardens would be complete without a visit to Bahia Palace. Bahia, meaning “brilliance,” perfectly captures the opulence and grandeur of the 19th century. It has some stunning gardens, courtyards, and elaborately decorated rooms. Its intricate tilework, carved wooden ceilings, and tranquil fountains transport you to a bygone era of luxury and splendor.

Bahia Palace. Marrakech
Bahia Palace. Marrakech

Bahia Palace is an architectural masterpiece that shows the skill and artistry of the local artisans. The gardens surrounding the palace are a tranquil haven, filled with fragrant flowers and towering palm trees.

The Bahia Palace was intended to be the greatest palace of its time


Discover the allure of Marrakech’s artistic heritage on our exclusive tour of Jardin Majorelle and Bahia Palace. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, serene gardens, and rich history of these iconic landmarks.

Explore the enchanting Jardin Majorelle, designed by Yves Saint Laurent, and be captivated by the exotic plant species and tranquil pools. Then, step into the opulent Bahia Palace, marveling at its intricate tilework and elegant courtyards.

Join us for an unforgettable journey through history, art, and natural beauty. Book your tour with us and be ready to be amazed.

Jardin Majorelle. Marrakech

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