July 17, 2010
This Moroccan oasis is called La Mamounia. As Winston Churchill once called it, it’s “the most lovely spot in the whole world”. Sheltered within the walls of the old city, La Mamounia is named for its 200-year-old gardens, which were given as an 18th century wedding gift to Prince Mamoun by his father. It was turned into a hotel in 1922 and was designed by the architects Prost and Marchisio who combined the traditional Moroccan designs with the popular Art Deco style of the 1920’s. The hotel has been renovated several times but it’s latest $180 million three-year-face-lift had so many people from all around raving about its stunning eternal beauty. Redesigned by the French interior designer Jacques Garcia, the new look is a new level of sophisticated Moroccan telltale classic glamour combined with the preserved original Art Deco motif creating the most dramatic Moroccan ambiance anyone’s ever seen!