by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 05, 2015
The Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, has debuted in Morocco, adjacent to Marrakech's Royal Golf Club. The resort, which is a 15-minute ride from both Marrakech Menara International Airport and the modern city areas of Gueliz and Hivernage, has 54 private villas inspired by Berber and Moorish influences, featuring secluded walled gardens, swimming pools and hot tubs. The property has an additional nine suites.

For events, the hotel has a ballroom and two smaller meeting spaces, as well as outdoor gardens where receptions and dinners can be staged. Other offerings include a signature Moroccan restaurant, a tapas bar and pool house grill, an 18,000-square-foot spa with six treatment rooms, a pool and a fitness center.