Rabat – Morocco’s gorgeous capital – attracts visitors from all over the world. Its budding tech start-up and creative entrepreneur scene is making it an ideal destination for digital nomads, with thousands choosing it for both short-term and long-term coliving stays. Boasting affordable Internet, a reliable, clean, and easy-to-use transport system and generous visa rules for most Westerners, it’s easy to see why it’s such a hub for people choosing coliving as their accommodation option. Rabat has so much to offer – from breath-taking collections of architecture and historical landmarks to hidden cobble-stoned alleys filled with local crafts, restaurants, and bars. There is no shortage of places to shop, eat and drink. As you explore this captivating city, you will discover an inspiring multicultural community of remote workers – and an infrastructure that strongly supports their needs. The coliving trend is rapidly growing here and the regular meet-ups and events in the city are a great wait to meet like-minded people. Whether you are a fan of exploring endless alleyways full of beautiful souvenirs or witnessing scenic structures rich with history, Rabat will make you never want to leave. It really is a perfect location for anyone considering coliving in Morocco.
Here are some fun facts about Rabat:
- Rabat translated directly from Arabic means "Fortified Place".
- The Rabat-Sale Tramway is well maintained, clean, and will get you to almost every tourist attraction.
- This old and historical city has a modern art museum called Mohamed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
- The city is right on the Atlantic Ocean, and its beaches are well maintained in the summer months
- Within the city of Rabat lies a World Heritage site called Chella. It is a fortified city with both Roman and Muslim ruins and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rabat.
- Interested in trying unique bars? Then don’t miss Le Dhow, a bar and restaurant located inside ship inspired by traditional Moroccan merchant vessels.
- Back in the 17th century, the city was used as a hub for pirates and a base for them to plan out their attacks.