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Rabat



Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

Most of the U.S. expat community seems to be families here. There are a few couples and a few singles, as well, but if you want to socialize without kids, it can get a bit tricky, as a lot of the events are organized with kids in mind. This is definitely a product of the fact that Morocco is safe, cheap, and very kid-friendly. - Oct 24, 2017
I think that Rabat is good for anyone. Single women may have a harder time dating than single men, but Rabat is what you make of it. If you get bored, just get in the car or hop on a plane, and you can be in a different place in a few hours' travel time. - Oct 23, 2017
What do you want to make of your tour here? If it's a vibrant nightlife and travel opportunities, then yes. If you have primary school-age kids you have a built-in community waiting for you. If your kids are older, there isn't a lot of opportunity for them to begin to gain independence by stepping out on their own. - Jul 20, 2014
It has a reputation as a family post and this makes sense. There is also plenty for couples to do -- socialize with others, explore Morocco and so on. Singles can also make themselves happy, but the dating options are scarce. Almost everyone we know who came here with a long-distance relationship married that person months later, which wasn't true of previous posts! - Nov 17, 2011
Best for families or couples. There is not much of a bar scene here and many singles complain that it is too quiet. - Sep 18, 2011
This is a family-oriented post, not much to do for singles unless you travel every weekend. - Apr 8, 2010
Families and couples yes. I think it would be hard on singles. - Jun 3, 2008