Set amidst a lush palm grove at the foot of the Atlas Mountains this stunning resort sister of the MURANO Paris combines Euro chic with Moorish panache to create an eyecatching oasis of North African calm. Located fifteen minutes from the Medina in quiet northeast Marrakech the MURANO offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the busy Red City. The approach to its five riads traditional Moroccan houses arranged around a central courtyard is breathtaking: in the hotel foreground stands a 32metre redtiled pool surrounded by a brilliant maze of red and white sofas through which one must pass to reach the MURANO Villa. The largest of the five riads this villa is home to the hotel lobby restaurant and bar as well as to two meeting rooms and a 200squaremetre terrace with views over nearly three hectares of 100yearold palm olive and tangerine trees. The restaurant which also offers outdoor garden seating serves healthy Moroccan and French cuisine with a creative twist for vegetarians and meatlovers alike. A signature breakfast lunch is offered in the palm grove every Sunday a nod to the MURANO Pariss famous brunch voted Best Brunch in Paris two years running. Also like its Paris counterpart the resort bar features resident DJs every night of the weekend in addition to regular live acoustic sessions indoor or poolside.