Tangier, October 24, 2022 – Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier is opening in the heart of Tangier, Morocco on November 1, 2022. Originally built in the 1920s as a residence for the King’s advisor, the palace has been restored and expanded upon, standing high on the hills of the city.
Debuting this fall, the new Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier mirrors the city’s seductive charm. It is set upon 8.9 acres of lush and secluded hills overlooking the city. Nestled on the Moroccan Riviera, the majestic property offers incomparable views and unparalleled luxury throughout its 133 rooms, 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.
Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier will provide the ultimate cultural getaway, 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. The palace will offer select guestrooms overlooking the forested hillside, with additional rooms providing unobstructed views of the Old City with mountains on the horizon, creating a picturesque atmosphere.
“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 decor and finely crafted textiles in a harmonious and vibrant design.
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 refined palette and 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.
Crudo brings the warmth of Northern Mediterranean cuisine in every dish from breakfast to dinner time, while Clémentine is offering fresh, seasonal ingredients 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 cozier experience, Origin Bar 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, modernity, and opulence 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.
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 emphasize the destination’s authentic character and connecting with native Moroccan surroundings. Offering a holistic experience, the Fairmont Spa includes ten treatment rooms and outdoor spaces bathed in natural sunlight that lead to a vitality pool, private spa, solarium, and hammam. Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier’s Spa partners were carefully selected to offer an honest wellness experience and include, Sodashi, Maison d’Asa, and Swissline Cosmetic.
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. The nearby cities Chefchaouen and Asilah are also must-visits destinations.
Take advantage of the exclusive opening offer, valid until 28 February 2023, with rates starting from 4100MAD, which includes breakfast, a spa treatment for two and a dining credit of 200MAD.