(Minimum of one week rental required) Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments. Riad Marrakech is sure to delight! Riad Marrakech sits on 4-acres, has 8-bedrooms and can accommodate up to 16 guests. It is located in an exclusive area of the Palmeraie, a grove of one hundred and fifty thousand palm trees with amazing views of the Atlas and Jebl Ette Mountains. On the North side, the tranquil view is of palm trees and farms on the protected government land, where you have scenes of grazing sheep and passing camels. On the southern side, the view is of the Atlas Mountains that are framed by the luxury houses of the neighbors. There is a courtyard, roof terrace, reception rooms, swimming pool, hot tub, shared tennis court,and a shared large subterranean Hammam (a traditional steam bath with plunge pool). The property is a 15 minute drive from the center of the city of Marrakech and 30 minutes from the airport.
The decore is a mix of traditional Moroccan styles and textiles, which skillfully integrates modern amenities and fabrics. There are 17 staff memebers including a general manager, chef, head of house, Head waiter, four housekeepers/servers, office secretary, two technicians, security guard, chauffeur, and three gardeners. There is also a full-time masseuse who is available for beauty treatments and Hammam gomage for a charge per service. The International menu contains pages of mouth-watering recipes to select from. Excursions can be coordinated with many choices from local camel riding, exploring the city of Marrakech, a tour to the Cascades, or visiting the villages in the Atlas. A second smaller independent villa located on the same estate, with 5 bedrooms that can sleep 10 guests is also available for for larger groups.(See Riad Marrakech 1) The ground floor has a large columned entrance with vestibule and dome, two bathrooms, television room, four bedrooms, large modern kitchen, spacious interior courtyard with dining table and salon seating, dining room with fireplace, cozy salon with fireplace and cushioned alcove with under floor heating facing the courtyard. All these facilities lead to the large sweeping spiral staircase that leads to the first floor. The first floor has the next four bedrooms that are led to by corridors overlooking the interior courtyard. Antique double doors lead to a large terrace facing the Atlas Mountain range. The peripheral salon is covered by a tent with Berber columns and features a rustic fireplace and under floor heating. There is also a shared bathroom and linen storage. The roof terrace is led to by the internal staircase and has sweeping views of the Atlas and Jebl Ette Mountains. There is also a cozy seating area and a large hot tub. The basement has a sunken courtyard (court Anglais) to give light and air to its rooms. The basement's guest facilities include a games room, gym, conference room, wine cave, cigar cave, and two bathrooms. The basement also houses a second kitchen for preparing meals for large groups, various store rooms, the laundry, staff showers and bathrooms, staff bedrooms, and the office with internet connection & fax. Seven of the eight bedrooms have fireplaces, all have en suite bathrooms; each having separate bath and shower. All rooms have Queen beds, and three rooms can separate into twin beds. Central heating and air conditioning is in all rooms, with thermostatic controls in each room so guests can adjust to their individual needs. Two bedrooms may also be available upon request for clients' private staff. The television room has cable, DVD and Video player, and full stereo system linked to speakers in inner courtyard & dining room. There is another separate stereo system for the outdoor pool, terrace, and bar area.
Outside the villa is a private swimming pool, outdoor bar, traditional Moroccan brick bread oven, Tennis court, Boules court, four acre garden with fountains, and terrace for outside dining upon request.
Additional amenities include: private chef, living room, car recommended, views, caretaker, family room, heating, video player DVD, dining room, gardener available, pool 20m x 10m....Read more
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