Winston Churchill called it “the most beautiful place in the world.” The moment you arrive at La Mamounia, you will know why. This famous hotel, situated in the heart of Marrakech, will take your breath away.
Your first impression comes when you are greeted by doormen in traditional dress, including fezzes, as they welcome you into the massive lobby which features gigantic marble pillars and vases filled with exquisite flowers that will have you sniffing with delight.
La Mamounia boasts authentic tapestries, stunning mosaic and intricate woodwork, all done by local artisans, and after a three-year renovation the hotel has been restored and modernized and continues to host royalty, dignitaries and celebrities. alike
Just a five-minute walk from the door you will find the bustle of the Djemaa el Fna, a legendary local marketplace teeming with activity and energy, including acrobats, snake-charmers and local food-stalls. If you need to unwind after your visit, you can relax back at La Mamounia by the stunning, turquoise pool decorated with glimmering fish-scale tiles. Set amidst 20-acre gardens filled with impeccably manicured olive and fruit trees, you will be shimmering in the water with glee. If a bit more activity is what you crave, check out the clay tennis courts, often used to host International tournaments, or the state-of-the-art fitness center. And when you are spent, don’t miss a chance to unwind at the spectacular spa where you will be pampered in an opulent setting fit for royalty, literally; there often is royalty there.
With four amazing restaurants ranging from formal to less formal, and two of them boasting Michelin stars, you will be treated to a myriad of extraordinary culinary cuisine, and to make sure all your cravings are fulfilled there is a charming hut situated in the gardens that serves delicious delicacies for dessert to tantalize and satisfy any sweet-tooth.
Explore the souks, discover the amazing sites of Marrakech, and treat yourself like a king or queen. At La Mamounia, the ultimate, unforgettable, sensational get-away.