Fairmont Tazi Palace opens its doors • Hotel Designs

Set upon three and a half acres of lush, secluded hills overlooking the city, the new Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier mirrors the city’s seductive charm. Nestled on what is fast becoming the Moroccan Riviera, the majestic property offers incomparable views and unparalleled luxury throughout its 133 guestrooms, suites and penthouses including one Signature Suite, two Penthouses, and one Katara Suite. Guests will experience lavish accommodation, a wide range of culinary venues, and rejuvenating wellness offerings, all within an idyllic setting celebrating rich Moroccan history and culture.

chairs on balcony at Tazi Palace with morocan detail and design overlooking the city

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The hotel provides the ultimate cultural getaway, sitting on the northern edge of Morocco where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean, cultivating the style and artistry of Tangier. Curated and designed by OBMI & CCCRA Architects, the property’s historic features are meticulously restored to their original 1920s glory and are complimented by a collection of vibrant dining venues and a spectacular wellness centre.

moroccan design details in the spa at Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier

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“Tangier is a vibrant and multicultural city infused with Mediterranean spirit, and we’re thrilled to give the opportunity for guests to experience Fairmont’s pioneering approach to unique hospitality while exploring the many cultures and civilizations that have shaped the city’s rich history,” said Fabien Gastinel, General Manager Fairmont Tazi Palace.

Adorned throughout the reimagined interior of the property, guests can find artwork by artisans from the local Moroccan community in the handcrafted mousharabieh, tadelakt and zellige features of the hotel. In addition, each guestroom embodies the elements of traditional Moroccan décor and finely crafted textiles in a harmonious and vibrant design.

blue and white guestroom in Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier

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Across the expansive grounds, the property’s landscaping reflects a unique blend between Arab and Andalusian cultures – the native, centenary eucalyptus trees have been preserved, and now live alongside thriving palm, olive, citrus, and pomegranate groves. For those with a desire for authentic cultural cuisine, the palace will be home to seven culinary venues, ensuring guests have access to eclectic dining experiences and handcrafted, refreshing cocktails throughout their stay. Led by the talented Head Chef Christopher Blake, the selection of vibrant restaurants and bars reflect the hotel’s essence and personality, delivering exceptional cuisine with curated menus and varied entertainment.

freestanding bath open to balcony iwith moroccan lantern above at Tazi Palace

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Crudo brings the warmth of Northern Mediterranean cuisine in every dish from breakfast to dinner time, while Clémentine is offering fresh, seasonal ingredients and wholesome and nutritious choices. At the golden hour, the atmosphere outside takes an effervescent turn at Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar, as guests can mingle over poolside cocktails while listening to the eclectic rhythms of resident DJs. For a cosier experience, Origin offers innovative cocktails created by expert mixologists, using handpicked ingredients from the palace’s vegetable garden. Travelling from Doha to Tangier, Parisa is an Authentic interpretation of Persian hospitality – a juxtaposition of tradition and modernity, opulence and restraint with shareable dishes rich in spices and herbs from around the world. Guests can sit on the outdoor terrace or pass through the hidden entrance to Innocents, the speakeasy-style bar, where a mesmerizing oriental-infused soundtrack sets a sultry yet glamorous ambiance.

monochrome and marble passage in Fairmont Tazi Palace

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The Fairmont Spa welcomes guests in search of reconnecting to the mind, body, and soul through the power of potent, natural elements. With more than 26,000 square feet dedicated to well-being, the space was thoughtfully designed to emphasise the destination’s authentic character and connecting with native Moroccan surroundings. Offering a holistic experience, the spa includes ten treatment rooms and outdoor spaces bathed in natural sunlight that lead to a vitality pool, private spa, solarium, and hammam.

With its exceptional location, the hotel is the perfect base for exploring the many hidden gems the destination has to offer. Through a curated list of exclusive local experiences, the Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier is set to unveil the secrets of Tangier – from little-fishing spots offshore and horseback riding on the beach at sunset, to private boat gateways and authentic Moroccan cooking classes.

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