Category: Morocco

Top 10 Small Luxury Hotels in the World

Top 10 Small Luxury Hotels in the World

Terry Knealing has dropped me a note to draw my attention to his top 10 choices for small luxury hotels worldwide over at LifeOnTop.com.   For the purposes of his list, small hotels are defined  as ones that  have less than 125 guest rooms and suites (so not necessarily all that small!) Here goes: Oberoi […]

Goldsmith from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Goldsmith from Mr. and Mrs. Smith

A new travel club is poised to cause quite a fuss among luxury travel goers – GoldSmith. The brainchild of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, purveyor of the much-loved guide books and website, this exclusive invitation-only level of Smith membership is a brand-new booking and concierge service that customises and coordinates its clients’ entire trip. From […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find your Tuscan soul with Toscana Mia tours A taste of Italy in Baltimore from Sabatino’s Experience Morocco in London: Mamounia Lounge Greece’s new launching K2 Smart Jets

Suite of the week: Ifri Suite at Kasbah de Toubkal, Imlil, Morocco

Suite of the week: Ifri Suite at Kasbah de Toubkal, Imlil, Morocco

Suite name: Ifri Suite Resort: Kasbah du Toubkal, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco Size of accommodation: 110 sq m Cost per night: 420 euros What makes it special? The 12m glass wall in the lounge with views of Jbel Toubkal the largest mountain in North Africa.                     […]

Launch of Royal Resort Cap Malabata, Morocco

Launch of Royal Resort Cap Malabata, Morocco

The $600 million Royal Resort Cap Malabata, in Tangiers, Morocco, is being officially launched today. The   resort is a mixed-use tourism, commercial and residential destination on the Mediterranean coast and the Atlantic Ocean.  It is one of the two distinctive but complementary elements of the $1.4 billion ‘Gateway to Morocco’ project. The second is […]

New Royal Tulip brand from Golden Tulip Hospitality

New Royal Tulip brand from Golden Tulip Hospitality

According to news just in, Golden Tulip Hospitality are introducing a new luxury brand.   The Royal Tulip, as it will be known, will be a five-star brand and be first introduced to Amsterdam, Berlin, Casablanca, Mirbat and Dallas TX.   Golden Tulip Hotels and Golden Tulip Resorts will continue to cater for the four […]

La Plage Rouge near Marrakech

La Plage Rouge near Marrakech

La Plage Rouge by La Compagnie des Comptoirs, 10 kilometres outside of Marrakech in Morocco, is a new restaurant from the Pourcel brothers of Le Jardin des Sens (in Montpellier, France) fame.  In addition to the  food and the restaurant’s party and club atmosphere is an 80m x 40m swimming pool, surrounded by sand  to […]

Top 10 summer resorts

Top 10 summer resorts

The excellent Luxist blog has run a feature entitled “Top Ten Summer Resorts” in preparation for the forthcoming summer and have given us their pick of the best: 1. Soneva Gili, Maldives 2. North Island, Seychelles 3. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan 4. Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco 5. Ashford Castle, Ireland 6. King Pacific Lodge, […]

Kasbah Tamadot

Kasbah Tamadot

Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson has created a wonderful retreat in the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas mountains.   Kasbah Tamadot is the newest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio, emerging as a divine hideaway where the spirit and charm of traditional Moroccan design is beautifully infused with contemporary elements, creating an ambience of luxurious serenity […]

La Mamounia, Morocco

La Mamounia, Morocco

La Mamounia  is probably the  most famous hotel in North Africa, immortalised by Winston Churchill, who spent many an hour in front of his easel,  trying to capture  views of the distant Atlas Mountains.  The hotel has  57 opulent suites and 171 de luxe guest  rooms, several restaurants, a gorgeous outdoor pool and a casino. […]

Madada Mogador in Morocco

Madada Mogador in Morocco

If you’re looking for a luxury but still wary of how much you spend, then the Madada Mogador at Essaouira in Morocco is worth investigating. The rooms offer a simple mix of Moroccan and French colonial styles. Go for the Mogador room itself – it’s bigger than the rest and offers the best views. The […]

Top 10 World's Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways

Top 10 World’s Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways

Luxury Travel Magazine  has unveiled what they regard to the be the Top 10 World’s Most Romantic Luxury Hideaways. The hotels that make the list are sublime escapes in pristine surroundings offering unparalleled seclusion for romance. The top ten are: Villa Le Scale, Capri, Italy Ponta Dos Ganchos, Brazil Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado Hosteria Las […]

Wings Over the Mediterranean and North Africa

Wings Over the Mediterranean and North Africa

Crisscrossing the Mediterranean in high style, this new adventure from INTRAV features the culture, history, and beauty of Europe and North Africa. After overnighting in London, guests begin the adventure in Sintra, Portugal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Two nights in Fès offer the mix of French, Arab, and Berber cultures, while a three-night trip […]

Villas of Morocco

Villas of Morocco

Live like a prince in Morocco! Villas of Morocco combines unparalleled services with a breathtaking collection of villas. Their unrivalled experience brings together the warmth of spirit that is at the heart of Moroccan home and culture, with a striving for excellence. Each of their villas needs to meet the highest level of comfort, style, […]