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A FAIRY-TALE PALACE AT THE FOOT OF THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS
SELMAN MARRAKECH Located just outside the Medina in the south part of Marrakech, Selman is owned and managed by the Moroccan family, Bennani-Smires and honours the Moroccan art of living offering to its guests a sense of place and intimacy combined with the highest levels of service. Built as an authentic Arab-Moorish palace overlooking the Atlas mountains, guests can enjoy the 6 hectares of beautiful landscaped gardens.
Rooms and suites offer magnificent views over the gardens and pool from their vast terraces, with the Atlas mountains in the background guests can even be lucky enough to see horses galloping near the Andalusian Pavilion. The interior design is signed by French star Jacques Garcia creating a unique and eclectic combination of Moroccan traditional style with modern elements such as embroidered curtains, lustrous chandeliers, ebony-stained tadelakt plasterwork, zellige tiling, velvet colorful sofas and handmade carpets. The entire property pays tribute to the Arabian horses from Persia, even the luxury stables of the Arabians thoroughbreds were designed by Jacques Garcia himself.
ONE OF THE 6 PALACES IN THE WORLD TO HAVE THE GREAT ESPACE VITALITÉ CHENOT, THE SPA IS SUMPTUOUS, REMINISCENT OF THE HEATED BATHS OF ANTIQUE ISTANBUL OFFERING GUESTS A NEW APPROACH FOR THEIR BODY AND MIND TO REGAIN THEIR BIOLOGICAL RHYTHM AND BALANCE