Amanjena - [VISIT THE SPA]
Route de Ouarzazate, km 12, Marrakech, Maroc
Amanjena means peaceful paradise and is an oasis of calm in a walled enclave, dotted with fountains and pools, embellished with verdant lawns and glittering tiles. Amanjena is honest and faithful to the ethos of Morocco, using exotic local materials to maximum effect. The chorus of colours at Amanjena; turquoise, midnight blue, burnt rouge, muted glazed greens and rose pink, serenade the beauty of its surroundings: olive groves and fruit trees, snow-capped Atlas Mountains, authentic Berber villages and the intriguing Medina of Marrakech.
Amanjena's 32 sunset-red-coloured private pavilions are spacious and exquisitely designed; eight with private pools, all with multi-faceted high domes with dimmer switches to highlight or lowlight the occasion and wood-burning sunken fires appealing to primal desires. The terraces have pillared gazebos with cushioned seating areas and candle lanterns creating a secluded area to chill or dine, from sunrise to sunrise.
The entire resort is a haven of peace and serenity, featuring a fantastic authentic moroccan architecture full of refined details. And to mention the legendary service of excellence of the Amanresorts, which will create a true romantic atmosphere and guarantee a memorable stay.
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Marrakech offers daily bustling animation with colourfull popular markets, the greatest handicrafts shopping, and great nightlife for clubbers with some of the best clubs.
The resort's 18 air-conditioned pavilions include a bedroom-living room and spacious bathroom and dressing area. The living area consists of a high, domed ceiling, a king-size platform bed and an open fireplace. Brass lanterns and Berber carpets discreetly reinforce the Moroccan theme. Furnishings include a daybed with an accompanying table and chair. The suites have a minibar, a CD player and a TV/DVD. Bathrooms feature a stepped and columned soaking tub of green Moroccan marble highlights, along with double vanities, soaring mirrors, twin dressing areas and a separate shower. Each pavilion has its own private courtyard along with a pillared minzah (gazebo) and a fountain.
Six pavilions bassin are located around the central bassin and are of the same design as the pavilions. Eight pavilions piscine, also of the same design, each have their own 25m² heated pool and an extended private garden.
Amanjena’s four two-storey Maisons rise seven metres from floor to ceiling in a variation of the Moroccan townhouse, with trines of second-floor windows looking inward, as if to a garden courtyard. The living area, located on the main floor, features an arc-cut fireplace, a zellij wall fountain and a small bathroom. The guest bedroom, with its queen-size bed, bathroom with separate shower and toilet, change area and separate courtyard entrance, is also located on the entry level. Upstairs, the bathroom is defined by marble columns, domed shower, toilet rooms and a pillared, green-marble tub. The bedroom comes with a king-size bed and divan. The Maisons also offer a private 25m² swimming pool, a garden and minzah.
Two Maisons Jardin have garden courtyards and feature a floor fountain, a minzah, an outdoor fireplace and butler service as well as a pantry.
The largest accommodation is the Al-Hamra Maison, which comprises two pavilions, a large and separate living and dining area with an open fire place and its own private butler service. Al-Hamra Maison also enjoys a private 36m² heated pool and two minzah for dining and lounging. Total floorspace of Al-Hamra is well over 750m².
Amanjena’s heated outdoor 33m swimming pool is finished in zellij (mosaic) of glittering green écaille de poisson tiles. The patio is filled with chaise longues and bordered by hibiscus flowers. The pool area features a pisé-style arch over a wide wall fountain and a separate shallow pool.
The beauty Centre offers treatments, massages, manicures, pedicures and beauty facials.
Gastronomy at Amanjena is a true culinary experience and a delicious voyage through the rich and flavourfull moroccan cuisine. The restaurant is open for dinner only and offers the best moroccan dishes in a truely romantic atmosphere.
The magic here is that the resort caters for individuals who wish to maintain a high level of physical activity in the hotel by: making use of the 'timber-floored gym'; being privately coached on the clay tennis courts.
There are many sporty activities to do around the hotel such as hiking in the Atlas trails or through the Palm grove and mountainbiking. Marrakech offers also dream golf courses. Priviledged access to golf courses are arranged for hotel guests.