WINNER: Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Mandarin Oriental’s first outpost in Africa is a true spectacle, where a double-height lobby is adorned with zellige tiles, and 50 acres of olive groves and gardens are set against a backdrop of snow-capped Atlas peaks. The hotel’s villas borrow from traditional riad style, with Berber motifs and private courtyards. In the Mes’Lalla restaurant, Morocco’s […]