Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé drops anchor in Morocco

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has announced the opening of its newest flagship hotel, Fairmont La Marina Rabat Salé. Located on the banks of the Bouregreg river and the Atlantic Ocean in Morroco’s capital, the property, designed to mirror a majestic cruise liner dropping anchor on the estuary, has opened its doors to breath taking views of the region’s landmark sites…

lobby and lounge in Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé

The urban resort fuses modern Morocco anchored in timeless traditions with Fairmont’s grand elegance to create an iconic destination. By revealing the Rabat-Salé area through a new perspective, the hotel captures the life and soul of modern Morocco highlighting its ancestral traditions. A short drive from the capital’s city centre, this flagship property features 186 guestrooms, including 27 opulent suites, and 88 elegant residences. Combining authentic Moroccan craftsmanship with modern design elements, each room pays homage to the different influences that have marked the Kingdom over the centuries.

guestroom in Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé decorated in black and white with Moroccan lanterns

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Embodying the signature Fairmont service and the best of Moroccan hospitality, the property offers a wide range of culinary experience. Guests can enjoy a selection of three restaurants as well as a bar overlooking a green Orangery, reinterpreting the outdoor gardens of antique Moroccan dwellings.

The French brasserie, “L’Ecume” is a culinary journey from farm and ocean to table, where local ingredients are showcased by Executive Chef Nicolas Warot. Whereas “Le Dahlia”, helmed by Chef Mohammed Amine Idbounite, is an exhilarating immersion in the heart of authentic Moroccan cuisine. With Mediterranean influences, modern dressings and cooking techniques, Le Dahlia provides guests with a new perspective on this traditional cuisine. Furthermore, ‘Le Deck’, a travelling cuisine inspired by Nikkei influences, awaits the connoisseur. Offering a 360 degree panoramic view of the estuary and the region’s most outstanding landmarks, this restaurant is equipped with an avant-garde bar and a year-round heated swimming pool. The venue is a suspended urban oasis where the ambiance evolves throughout the day, becoming more vibrant as the sun sets towards the horizon.

the Orangery at Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé reinterpreting the outdoor gardens of antique Moroccan dwellings.

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The Fairmont Spa stimulates the senses, sheltering ten treatment rooms, includes a VIP Spa suite with an authentic Hammam room, and exclusive product ranges from ‘Natura Bissé’ and ‘Maison d’Asa’, every detail of this retreat is an invitation for well-being. Through a memorable sensory journey, the therapists capture moments of inner connection and discovery of ancestral care rituals using ingredients drawn from the richness of Moroccan terroir. Acting in perfect synergy with the Spa, Fairmont Fit offers guests wellness options while travelling. Featuring state-of-the-art fitness facilities, this area offers a holistic experience of well-being through invigorating activities such as cardio-training sessions combined with aqua gym in the heated pool or more restorative activities such as yoga and guided meditation along the beach.

For leisure travellers, Fairmont La Marina Rabat Salé has curated memorable experiences for guests, from DIY workshops with the artisans of the Oulja to fishing trips aboard a luxury yacht and pedestrian tours through the maze of the old medina, offers an exciting immersion in the local culture.

In addition, the hotel offers nine meeting rooms, including a VIP Majliss, a majestic ballroom and seven board rooms. Thanks to the diversity of modular spaces equipped with leading-edge technology and an intuitive and passionate event planning service, the Fairmont La Marina Rabat Salé conference centre sets the stage for the community’s most anticipated events.

Within the core of this prestigious hotel are the craftspeople behind these moments: people who have been selected for their expertise and commitment to turn moments into unforgettable memories.

Dedicated to this mission, each team member strives express their passion for the hospitality industry daily and to highlight the assets of this new must visit destination.

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