An exclusive and secluded retreat 30km South of Marrakech with spectacular views of the Atlas mountains. The estate is fully staffed, comfortably accommodating up to18 guests in 4 suites and 5 villas. Heated pool, tennis court and spa facilities.
This 16 acres (6.5 Ha) estate is nestled within olive groves and walled gardens with spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains.
The estate's accommodation comprises 4 suites in the main house and 5 garden villas each with walled patios, king size bed, outdoor shower and private terrace. Its extensive amenities include an 18m x 18m heated swimming pool, clay tennis court, a fully equipped hammam and spa and a billiard room. The property has Wi-Fi Internet throughout, a Sonos music system with an extensive music library and satellite TV. The property is air conditioned and central heated.
It was designed by international architect Imaad Rahmouni in a style that combines exceptional volumes with the simplicity of Berber architecture. The buildings include the main house extending over 1,200 sqm, five garden villas (about 100m2 each), a pool house and a clubhouse, all surrounded by stone terraces to sunbathe.
The grounds and gardens blend subtle plantations of fragrant flowers and sculptural cacti with local crops.
The main house is arranged on either side of an impressive corridor that leads to the living rooms, dining room, spa, billiard room, television room and four suites. The interiors are a striking combination of vintage and contemporary with a Moroccan flavour.
The billiard room with 3/4 size English table
TV room with numerous international and national channels
Air-conditioning throughout and central heating . Office with computer & printer and Wi-Fi throughout the property, Sonos music system throughout the main house and pool house, iPod/iPad docking stations.
Out side the Swimming pool is surrounded by exceptional stone walled 18m x 18m heated pool. Pool house with changing rooms, outdoor bar, lunch and dining facilities. Fully equipped kitchen with a barbecue.
Spa, a traditional Hammam relaxation room and massage room with two beds (specialist staff by appointment)
The tennis court clay court with clubhouse and shower
Berber tent and possibility to have a “mechoui” which is a traditional meal, whole lamb slow roasted in this special earth outdoor oven served under the Berber tent (by prior arrangement)
Villa Nora is fully staffed a team of 12 including a manager who speaks English, German and French. The domestic staff comprised of a butler, a cook and 3 chamber-maids.
The grounds are maintained by a head ground man, 4 gardeners and a night watchman.
The Cooking is a delicious Moroccan French fusion. The estate's own vegetables, fruit and olive oil are used extensively. Traditional bread is baked daily in an outdoor wood fired oven. Meals can be served in a variety of outdoor locations and picnics can be prepared on request.
Specialist staff can be arranged for the Spa and Hamman and Airport transfer on request.
Features & Amenities:
Sleeps 18; 9 double bedrooms & en-suite bathrooms
Internet access (broadband, Wi-Fi)
Billiard and games room
Private tennis court
Satellite or cable program
Heated outdoor swimming pool
Kitchen & Appliances:
Fully equipped kitchen
State of the art kitchen equipment
For your comfort and convenience:
Separate staff apartment
Fireplace in living room
Phone (all bedrooms)
Lounge chairs on the terrace
Great private park and garden
Pool lounge chairs
Reception tent in the garden
Outdoor dining table
Extra beds available on request
Fully staffed villa
Services Included in rates:
Heating of swimming pool
Bed and household linens
Electricity, water, gas
Marrakech airport return transfer (7pax)
Not included in rates:
Wines and alcohol at cost
Lunch: starting from 15.00 € per guest
Tips for the staff
It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval
No safety fence around the pool
Pool has no swimming guard
Language spoken by staff: English - French - German
Check in : 16:00 h - Check out : 11:00 h
This property owner requires a security deposit of 4 000 €
Airport (50 Minutes by car)
Gueliz (modern town) (45 Minutes by car)
Jamaa el Fna square (45 Minutes by car)
Golf Royal, Amelkis, Al Maaden (45 Minutes by car)
DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS. 50% at time of booking
Deposits are NON REFUNDABLE
BALANCE DUE: 60 days prior to arrival.
Security deposit to 4000 € to be held at the agency
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended !