Being the largest and the chief port city in Morocco, Casablanca could offer you not only its remarkable landmark but also the modern urban setting. This city is rich in culture and history. Casablanca’s ancient buildings could make its visitors feel like being warped back to several centuries to the past. In Casablanca, you could visit an ancient Roman port like Safi, ancient villages like Azemmour, ancient citadels like El Jadida, or sacred places such as Hasan II Mosque and Cathedral du Sacre Coeur. But aside of all those historical charms, Casablanca is also one of the best destinations for New Year Eve party in Africa.
La Bodega is a restaurant and bar located close to Marche Central, one of the popular shopping malls in the northern part of Casablanca. La Bodega is two levels building consisted of the typical small Greek restaurant on the ground level and the bar Latino at the basement level. This bar is known as the hub of party-goers in Casablanca. Since it always gets crowded, and entrance is limited by the security, it is recommended to visit this place at 10 pm. Only on New Year Eve, the bar of La Bodega shows fire-eaters performance to thrill the party-goers.
For those with an adventurous heart who want to spend your New Year Eve tasting Casablanca local ambient and delicacies, visit Old Medina. This spot has lots of narrow paths with unique twists and turns. While exploring the labyrinth of Old Medina, you could enjoy the smell of fresh local spices and street foods at your both sides. Strolling and enjoying various local street snacks in Old Medina to celebrate New Year Eve 2020 in Casablanca is one of the alternatives to abundant urban parties in the city.
Rick’s Café Americain
Sixty years after Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman classic movie “Casablanca,” Kathy Kriegger bring into reality the Rick’s Café out of the movie. This café is one of the best destinations for New Year Eve dinner in Casablanca. Enjoying your New Year Eve by having romantic dinner with your beloved one reminiscence of the classic movie “Casablanca” at Rick’s Café would be an unforgettable moment. Feel the lights and shadows on the walls as if you are inside the movie. Don’t forget to taste Rick’s Café Mythical Goat Cheese Salad with Fresh Figs and Pastry with Pistachio, Dates, and Cinnamons Creams. During New Year Eve Rick’s Café have opulent Oriental theme decoration, live local music and jazz, guests wearing turban and fezzes, and a champagne toast accompanied by traditional music to close the New Year Eve.
Accommodations at Casablanca during New Year Eve
Being one of the international gateways to Morocco, Casablanca has a variety of accommodations to offer you. There are three best hotels for New Year Eve in Casablanca that we recommend to be considered. The first hotel is Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche. This hotel is a cosmopolitan hotel that combines French luxury and local cuisine. Sofitel is located close to the port and downtown of Casablanca. The room is accommodated with signature Sofitel MyBeds, minibars, coffee machine, shower, and bath. The second hotel that we recommend is Mazzagan Beach Resort. Mazzagan Beach Resort is a property set in 250 hectares of land, next to 7 kilometers long beach. This resort host the largest casino in Morocco, six restaurants, and bars including a nightclub, Golf link with 18 holes, and a boutique. Four Seasons Hotels Casablanca is the third hotel that we recommend. Located on the beachfront of Casablanca and the Anfa place community, guests could enjoy the view of Atlantic Ocean from the room while just next to business, shopping, and entertainment center. For your convenience, make sure you book early for your New Year Eve in Casablanca.