The newest pretender to the title of Marrakech's most luxurious hotel opened yesterday. Expect tranquil water features, imposing Moorish arches, views of the Atlas mountains and Balinese gardens. Interiors have an airy, opulent feel, with the 41 guest rooms ranging from spacious suites to villas with private pools and four-bedroom palaces. The hotel also features a spa with treatments using the cult beauty brand ILA. There's even a liveried private jet.
Palais Namaskar, Route de Bab Atlas 88/69, Marrakech (00 212 5 24 29 98 00; palaisnamaskar.com). Doubles start at €390, B&B.