Spending the night under desert stars is something we should all experience at least once, but if you only have a few days to spend in Marrakech, you can still watch the glittering firmament at the Cultural Center of Atlas Golf Marrakech.
The top floor of the centre is the observatory, with a painted ceiling of the solar system and two telescopes, including a 600 mm diameter, the largest in the country. It also has a great café, an aquarium and a museum of fossils and minerals from Morocco, some of them dating back tens of millions of years.
The Cultural Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 7pm, and you can pre-book for observation evening for 100 to 150 dirham.
Atlas Golf Marrakech, Route d’Amizmiz BP 2064 Marrakech 40000, Tél.+212 (0)5 24 37 66 66, www.atlasgolfmarrakech.com