One of the the must-do experiences during your vacation is to spend the afternoon at leisure in a traditional Moroccan Hammam. The Moroccan hammam begins with a traditional ritual of glazing the body with – ghassoul, a natural clay extracted from the Atlas Mountains and blended with water to rid the skin of impurities.Then black soap, is applied on the body, made with olive oil and eucalyptus leaves softens the skin prior to a body scrub. The next phase is rose water, made from Atlas roses and used to calm the skin; and finally argan oil to moisturize the skin, are essential components of this important ritual. Morocco Traveler’s Recommendations of the Best Spas & Hammams in Tangier & Chefchaouen.SERENITY DAY SPA
This one-stop spa has a hammam, spa and hair salon, yet maintains an Arabian nights ambiance. Located in the new town of Tangier
Address: Rue Adolfo Fessere, California District
Using traditional spa products including black soap and ghassoul, this spa accommodates both men and women, but in separate spaces. A higher-end traditional hammam.
Address: 40 Rue al Banafsaj, Vieille Montagne
Lunch or dinner in the countryside with 100% organic Moroccan cuisine is what you can expect at Berbari. Quiet spaces, great views and even storks flying overhead make this a picturesque lunch spot! Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance
Address: Village de Medchar Ghanem
Local barber shops are scattered throughout the medinas of Morocco and this little one is perfect for a quick lather and shave for men. Prices are reasonable and hours vary.
Address: near Casa Pepe, Rue Ibn RochdCASA HASSAN – CHEFCHAOUEN
The on-site hammam at Casa Hassan with the medina can accommodate up to six people for a traditional body scrub using authentic spa products including black soap. There are no massage facilities.
Address: 22 rue Targui
Category: Best Of, Best Spas & Hammams in Morocco