One of Morocco’s most sought after and exclusive resorts, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is the 50-acre property that offers 54 villas and nine suites
The major city of Morocco, the ochre-and-rose tinted Marrakech is the peak of exoticism. Who of us didn’t dream of indulging in a hammam or spoiling ourselves tasting some delightful native Berber cuisine right at the Djemma el Fna (the heart of Marrakech and a large central square in the old city Medina)? Dreams are coming true with the newly opened Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, which is located just 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of the city.
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech invites its exceptional guests to experience 54 private villas designed in Berber and Moorish styles. The villas are ultimate retreats as they all features secluded walled gardens, swimming pools and hot tubs, extensive areas for sunbathing and shaded alfresco dining. There are also nine fabulous Moorish themed suites, where seven of those are equipped with their own rooftop plunge pools, and boast the unprecedented views of Atlas Mountains.
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech was constructed by the architect Pascal Despez while the chic/rustic design of the property is the creative work of famous French architects, Patrick Gilles and Dorothée Boissier.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech features expansive spa suites with private terraces and gardens designed for outdoor treatments. The Spa also comprises two luxurious hammams, an indoor heated pool, a fitness centre and a yoga studio, as well as hair and beauty salons.
The stylish and luxurious hub Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech offers a variety of restaurants and bars featuring a diverse range of global cuisines. The Mes’Lalla restaurant invites guests to find out what does traditional Moroccan cuisine tastes like when cooked by the outstanding Chef Meryem Cherkaoui. Le Salon Berbère offers an exceptional view over both the resort’s blue and green pools and the Atlas Mountains, serving traditional Moroccan as well as international breakfast, drinks and light bites throughout the day. Beside the main swimming pool, the Pool Garden offers a re-freshing outdoor environment to enjoy a variety of healthy dishes prepared with locally sourced produce.
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