By Ghita El Hafidi
By Ghita El Hafidi
Rabat – Marrakesh, also called “Red City,”continues to fascinate many superstars and icons from around the world, according to a video published by Saudi Channel Al Arabiya.
In the two-minute video, Al Arabiya explains how Marrakesh mesmerizes international tourists and celebrities, showing the glamour and beauty of the city and the secrets that attract them to buy residences in the city.
Marrakesh is now considered to be a playground for the world’s rich and famous, such as football players David Bekham and Cristiano Ronaldo, former French president Sarkozy, and American pop star Beyoncé.
The channel said that Marrakesh is now dubbed the “yacht-less Saint-Tropez,” after the southeastern French coastal town that also attracts rich people and remains known for its beaches and nightlife.
With mazelike alleys where thriving souks sell traditional textiles, pottery, and jewelry, its superstitious and unusual atmosphere both represent the exceptional symbols of the city, the channel Moro most popular travel dadded.
Located at the peak of North Africa, Marrakesh is one of the most important of kingdom’s four former imperial cities built by Berber dynasties. The surrounding are acharacterized by mountainous interior, large tracts of desert, and a lengthy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Marrakesh is also major economic center and home to mosques, palaces, and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire. It is well-known for its prestigious hotels.
The Mandarin Oriental Marrakesh was voted most beautiful new luxury hotel in the world in 2015, according to American digital magazine “Luxury Travel Intelligence” (LTI). In 2016, American luxury-lifestyle magazine “Robb Report” ranked the city in its top 10 list of the world’s 21 most popular luxury destinations.
Marrakesh also provides the opportunity to taste gourmet dishes in local restaurants, with the US travel company Thrillist ranking the city as the sixth best gastronomic cities in the world out of 18 total.
Marrakesh is an oasis of sprawling desserts, sacred ruins, luxurious spas, and challenging golf courses that make of it the perfect hotspot for the wealthy community.