The latest property from Mandarin Oriental, Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, just celebrated its grand opening.
The new resort is set among 20 hectares of landscaped gardens backdropped by the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.
A 10 minute drive from the city center and from historic Medina, the hotel offers 54 private villas said to be inspired by Berber and Moorish influences, all with secluded walled gardens, swimming pools and hot tubs, areas for sunbathing and shaded alfresco dining.
Nine suites, seven of which have their own rooftop plunge pool, offer panoramic vistas of the gardens and the surrounding countryside.
For dining, guests can check out The Mes'Lalla restaurant, which serves a contemporary take on traditional Moroccan cuisine under the leadership of Chef Meryem Cherkaoui. Le Salon Berbère offers a 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 variety of healthy dishes prepared with locally sourced produce.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech has spa suites with private terraces and gardens designed for outdoor treatments, as well as two hammams, an indoor heated pool, a fitness centre and a yoga studio, and hair and beauty salons.
Guests of Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will also enjoy direct access to the Golf Royal and Golf Al Maaden courses, while the Amelkis course is also nearby.