Where comfort meets grandeur – Glass visits La Mamounia in Marrakech

ENVELOPED in rose-hued walls, vibrant sunsets and nectarous fragrances, the city of Marrakech is a magical jewel brimming with allure and mystique. Capturing the essence of balance, comprising elements both modern and traditional, La Mamounia is characterised by qualities that define the very art of Moroccan living.

An ideal destination for both family holidays and romantic getaways, La Mamounia’s villas are nestled among the hotel’s luscious greenery, beholding gardens of enchantment, lined with aromatic rose bushes and ancient olive trees and populated with cactuses basking beneath the balmy heat of the sun.

A continued stroll will take you to the treasured vegetable garden, a festival of colours and flavours utilised by the hotel’s on-site restaurants.

La Mamounia, Marrakech

La Mamounia, Marrakech

With a total of four restaurants, indulge in an exceptional array of cuisines serving only the finest of gastronomic delights. Le Marocain will transport you to the heart of Moro-breath-taking views of the Atlas Mountains.

Just a mere few minutes from Marrakech’s medina, the lavish villas provide the perfect culmination of seclusion and serenity, combining the incredibly intimate feel of a beautiful boutique riad with unparalleled service and all of the hotel’s five-star benefits.

Other rooms offer magnificent views of the famous Koutoubia Mosque, prominently centred at the heart of Marrakech with sparkling hues that change under the reflection of the sun’s ccan hospitality, with dishes comprising a refined myriad of spicy notes and aromas.

La Mamounia, Marrakech

La Mamounia, Marrakech

La Mamounia, Marrakech

Other venues include Le Pavillon De La Piscine, a serene haven of paradise surrounded by lush vegetation, as well as French and Italian cuisines.With extensive renovations in order, La Mamounia has closed its sublime doors until mid-September of this year.

While innovative spaces, exciting services and an elevated ambiance are all changing elements, rest assured that the hotel’s charm, heritage and authenrays.

Soak up the oriental atmosphere with the elegant decoration of rooms, renowned for their beautiful blends of Art Deco style and intricate zellige tile work, along with a carefully curated collection of antique furnishings.

Seize the opportunity to indulge in a frenzy of escapism and romance at the Menzeh Pavilion, a peaceful sanctuary populated with fragrant lemon and orange trees, perfect for letting the mind relax and wander. The hotel is abundant in many majesticticity shall remain indefinitely and un-touched. True to its word, a stay at here will definitely leave you feeling nourished, tantalised and reinvigorated, thus cementing its title as an oasis of tranquillity and faultless elegance.

by Cara Jenkins