Over the Top in Marrakech

This glitzy new palace has a curious history

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
riad, entrance
Atlas mountains from suite
Jade Room, Murano chandelier
wings in the style of Taj Mumbai
Royal Suite
Royal Suite
Royal Suite
Jiva Spa
hamam
dishes at Rumi
pool with riad in background
cocktails by the pool
riad
riad
Stuart Church
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You might remember it as the outrageously extravagant hotel from Sex and The City 2. But the Taj Group’s newest palace is not in Abu Dhabi. It’s really in Marrakech.  Now the set decorators have moved on, we move in and uncover the strange background to this opulent resort hotel.

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