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Mandarin Oriental Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

The Mandarin Oriental Marrakech is a stylish hotel with unrivalled views of the Atlas Mountains. Opened in October 2015, it provides a true sense of calm within the city and offers private villa accommodation amongst spacious grounds

At a Glance

  • A brand new five-star luxury resort set in lush landscaped gardens

  • Stay in your own private villa hideaway with swimming pool and jacuzzi

  • Stunning views of the Atlas Mountain range

  • Direct access to two of Marrakech's premier golf clubs

  • A wonderful sense of calm and space throughout the property

Couples, Culture, Ultimate luxury

Insider's View

Cycle over to the 'potager', the resort's own organic vegetable garden, where the restaurant chefs pick their home-grown produce

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Insider's View

Arrange for one of the chefs to prepare a private barbecue by the fire pit in your villa courtyard

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Insider's View

The hotel's attention to detail is second to none - even the bathrobe and slippers are Moroccan in style

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Insider's View

Gaze up at the starry night sky from your heated outdoor jacuzzi

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Insider's View

Breakfast on your terrace is just the perfect start to the day

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Mandarin Oriental Marrakech or take a look at our itineraries to Marrakech

Description

Surrounded by fifty acres of olive groves, palms and magnificent gardens, yet just a short drive away from the Medina, the Mandarin Oriental is an oasis of serenity and provides the perfect place to relax in luxury under the warm Moroccan sunshine.

The contemporary architecture of the newly built Mandarin Oriental blends seamlessly into the surrounding landscape, drawing your eye across its expansive grounds out to the mountain range ahead. Its attention to detail is remarkable, effortlessly combining impeccable design with thoughtful Berber influences and riad inspired courtyards. With a selection of restaurants ranging from fine Moroccan cuisine to relaxed poolside meals and drinks, every taste is catered for and dining here is sure to be a memorable part of the vacation. Much of the produce is grown in the hotel's own organic garden in fact. The in-villa dining service is particularly recommended, with meals served to your private terrace or prepared exclusively by chefs in the villa's separate kitchen area.

The accommodation consists of a small complex of villas and suites which offer a contemporary twist on a traditional Moroccan riad and the very highest level of comfort and privacy. Overwhelmingly spacious, elegant and enchanting, the villas are built around a central courtyard with an ornate swimming pool and jacuzzi, tastefully complimented by candlelit lanterns, an open fireplace and cosy seating areas. With glass doors leading from every room onto the courtyard, the flow between inside and outside is effortless, creating a wonderful sense of space. Each room is grand in scale and sleek in design, the bathroom with its large sunken bathtub and walk-in shower steam room, a sumptuous master bedroom with luxurious linens and a comfortable living area featuring the latest in modern technology. Suites are located on the first floor of the main building and offer terraces with private plunge pools and outstanding views of the Atlas Mountains.

If you can pull yourself away from your villa hideaway, the hotel boasts an exquisite spa which is well worth a visit, its design recalls ancient Andalucian architecture and it has a cosy and intimate feel. You are simply spoiled for choice from the extensive treatment list and lavish hammam therapies on offer, and the private walled garden offers a serene place in which to unwind after your treatment. There is a large indoor pool, state of the art gym, open air yoga sessions and even gentle cycling and running trails to be enjoyed around the resort also. Just five minutes from the hotel you will find tennis courts, and the nearby golf courses are perfect for a round with a view.

Accommodation

The overwhelming impression of the suites and villas at the Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is one of space. They are all exceptionally well designed and furnished with large bathrooms and expansive outdoor areas.

Atlas Suite

Overlooking the resort’s beautifully landscaped gardens with the Atlas Mountains in the distance, the Atlas Suite is situated in the hotel's main building and occupies a space of 135 square meters. As well as the separate bedroom, living area and large bathroom, the Atlas Suite offers an outdoor terrace complete with private plunge pool and a table for alfresco dining.

Mandarin Pool Villa

Offering a contemporary twist on a traditional Moroccan riad, the elegant one-bedroomed Mandarin Pool villa is set in a private courtyard occupying 288 square meters. The villa features a stunning central pool and jacuzzi with direct access from the bedroom, an outdoor kitchen area in which for butlers to prepare food and ample seating areas to take shade in. There is a huge light-filled bathroom featuring a heated circular bath and a separate walk-in steam and shower room. From here you can walk through to the welcoming bedroom and living area.

Oriental Pool Villa

The magnificent two-bedroom pool villas are the most spacious accommodation on offer at the Mandarin Oriental, at 423 square meters. With a similar layout and the same facilities as the Mandarin Pool Villa, they have an additional bedroom and bathroom for complete privacy, ideal for families.

Facilities

At the Mandarin Oriental you can be as relaxed or as energetic as you please. Cycles are available to hire and the grounds offer running trails should you prefer the open air to the gym and the fitness center offers regular yoga sessions in the pleasant resort gardens.

The hotel's three restaurants offer a variety of cuisines, all to the highest standard, and in-villa dining is available 24 hours a day.

Mes'Lalla

Mes'Lalla is the hotel's fine dining restaurant offering traditional Moroccan cuisine with a modern twist. The fusion creates a wonderfully unique menu designed using local produce by the renowned chef. The restaurant's chic decor reflects both Moroccan and Arab-Andalucian influences and it offers impeccable service within a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

Le Salon Berbiere

This comfortable restaurant is the setting for breakfast before transforming into an elegant tea lounge during the day and then to a champagne bar for the perfect pre-dinner drinks spot. Le Salon Berbiere has a delightful outdoor terrace with superb views across the picturesque ponds within the resort.

Pool Garden

For an alfresco lunch in a relaxed poolside setting, the elegant Pool Garden restaurant and terrace is the perfect setting for a lazy midday meal or a cooling afternoon drink.

Location & Directions

Marrakech, Morocco

With the outstanding Atlas Mountains as a backdrop and surrounded by 20 hectares of fragrant gardens and olive groves, the Mandarin Oriental Marrakech is an oasis of luxury. This five-star luxury resort is situated 15 minutes from the city center and next to some of the regions best golf courses, offering guests the ultimate Moroccan escape.

When to go

Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn, when temperatures are 20°C to 25°C by day and at least 10°C by night, and November to February, with cooler nights but similar daytime temperatures and light rainfall possible. The weather in March and April features sporadic, light rainfall with some sandstorms in April, while June sees dusty siroccos (desert winds) sweep through the city. From mid-June to August temperatures rise into the 30s and occasionally 40s.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Mandarin Oriental Marrakech or take a look at our itineraries to Marrakech

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