Feted as 'the loveliest spot in the world' by none other than Sir Winston Churchill, this Arabian Nights fantasy is sure to inspire. Built in 1923, this legendary palace of art deco magnificence has undergone an extensive refurbishment programme in the hands of the talented designer, Jacques Garcia.
The hotel itself is a haven of timeless elegance set within a walled oasis of fragrant orange groves, century-old olive trees and exotic palms in the heart of the ancient quarter of the city. The rooms and suites all have a comfortable ambience and exquisite tranquillity, while the riads exude a discreet decadence, each having its own private terrace and swimming pool.
Dining here is a real pleasure, with a choice of culinary delights to tempt the taste buds. Guests can also indulge in a range of active sports or content themselves with nothing more than a few laps of the pool and maybe a pampering treatment courtesy of the exclusive Amala Spa; which uses natural and organic products.
La Mamounia Fact File
March - May and September - October
4 hours 45 minutes to Marrakech
British Airways flies direct from London Gatwick to Marrakech. Other airlines and UK departure points are also available