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Le Pavillon du Golf
Marrakech, MoroccoEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Le Pavillon du Golf
Who would have guessed that just outside the never-ending hubbub of Marrakesh lies a serene palm-grove oasis, complete with adjoining lake and golf course?
Although the chaotic, colorful marketplace atmosphere of Marrakesh is its main attraction, there is no need to actually stay amid the dusty commotion. The lush and spacious Le Pavillon du Golf basks in its off-the-beaten path location on the city's outskirts, 15 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from the airport. But the manicured resort feel doesn't take away from its Moroccan flavor. Beamed ceilings, fabric curtains, and ornate furnishings and rugs decorate the 44 suitelike rooms, which include modern amenities like Internet, satellite TV, and 24-hour room service. A French-trained chef whips up gourmet fare at the resort's excellent Dar Ennassin Restaurant, where you dine by candlelight at the sprawling pool, gazing upon a huge arabesque pavilion standing proudly at one end. An on-site spa comes complete with hammam and indoor fountains, but the real star of the show is the Palmeraie Golf Course, designed by Trent Jones. The 18-hole par 72 course is made up of more than five million cubic feet of land, with grass imported from the U.S. Needless to say, it's one of the best courses in North Africa. Visit Property Website
Le Pavillon du Golf attracts mainly French guests, who enjoy bathing topless by the pool and not speaking English. However, there are English-speaking staff members if your high school French is lacking.
The best time of year to come here is spring, when the golf course is at its greenest. Summers can be hot, and winters can be downright cold, with snow on the Atlas Mountains in the distance.
Awards and RecognitionsBack to Top
- Preferred Boutique
Arrive at Menara Airport (RAK), which is approximately 11 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 20-25 minutes of travel time. The hotel offers transfers: €18 each way for up to three people.Les Jardins de La Palmeraie, Circuit de la Palmeraie, Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa Services
- Outdoor Pool
- Internet Access
- Satellite Television
- Private Fireplaces
- 24-Hour Room Service
- 2-person occupancy
- Breakfast each morning
- Free golf
- Free WiFi
Why We Love Marrakech
Morocco's "Jewel of the South," the bustling city of Marrakech invites an intriguing and invigorating adventure of vibrant color, bustling bazaars, and a breath-taking blend of tradition and modernity.
Gourmet Dining: A candlelit pool, rooms filled with art, and gourmet Moroccan food make the Dar Moha restaurant a Marrakesh legend.
Creative Cocktails: Live out a Casablanca fantasy at La Maison Arabe hotel's Art Deco-inspired piano bar. A pianist plays jazz while you sip on martinis in a low-lit, intimate lounge.
Best Bookstore: Play chess or enjoy an afternoon high tea in a cozy armchair at the classy Café du Livre, which primarily serves as Marrakesh's number-one English-language bookstore.
Why Go Now
November 26-27, 2010
Slam Wa Angham Music Festival
Theatre Royal, Marrakech
December 3-11, 2010
Marrakech International Film Festival
Various venues around town
January 30, 2011
Route from the Jemaa el Fna to the Palmeraie