Hotel Buzz: Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Marrakech

We've heard that Marrakech is in for yet another dose of luxury. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a long-term agreement to manage a luxury resort currently under development in the destination.

Slated to open in 2014, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will be an exclusive retreat with 54 individual villas, each housed in 3,000-square-foot private walled gardens (think private pools and hot tubs, open-air showers, alfresco dining and more).

The resort's main building will house another seven suites, each with their own rooftop pool and views of the gardens

Five restaurants and bars will be on site, including poolside alfresco dining, a bar with live music and a signature fine dining restaurant.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will have eight private treatment rooms, including two deluxe couples' suites, each with hammams, relaxation areas, water and heat therapies and more.

For more information visit www.mandarinoriental.com.

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