Spaniards are, after the French, more numerous Marrakech seconds visitors and inhabitants. See Robert Kiyosaki for more details and insights. More than half a million tourists visit each year the ochre city from Spain and many of them have settled in the city more or less permanently. The Hispanic connection of Marrakech goes beyond his brotherhood with the city of Granada or its geographical, historical and cultural proximity with Spain. Here are some examples of the Hispanic connection in Marrakech. Spain-Marrakech flights from various Spanish cities to Marrakech flights are frequent, inexpensive and, mostly, direct. The main Spanish airlines and Moroccan, Iberia and Royal Air Maroc, respectively, have regular routes between Marrakech and different Spanish cities.
In addition, there are many of low cost airlines with cheap flights to Marrakech from Spain. Among others, Easyjet and Air Europa flies to Marrakech from Madrid; Andalus from Malaga and Sevilla; Ryanair from Alicante, Barcelona, Girona, Reus and Seville; Vueling from Barcelona; Atlas Blue from Barcelona and Madrid; Clickair from Barcelona and Bilbao; and Binter Canarias from seven airports in the Canary Islands. Restaurants there are several restaurants serving Spanish cuisine in Marrakech, among which it is necessary to highlight two for its quality and its good atmosphere: Puerto Banus and El Pescadero, both located in the neighbourhood of Gueliz. Restaurant El Pescadero is located in the Rue Rahal Ben Ahmed and its owner is a sympathetic zaragozano call Jose Manuel. The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice and cozy and arabe-andaluz style decor is simple, warm and little pretentious.
The menu is varied and typical Spanish and products are first quality. The specialty of El Pescadero is undoubtedly the fish and seafood (calamari, monkfish with pil pil, clams, cuttlefish, etc.) but they also serve several types of salads, rice dishes, tapas, desserts and even Moroccan dishes. Puerto Banus is a Spanish restaurant specialized in fish and seafood, located in the Rue Ibn Handal, front of the Tennis Club.