4 Seasons to open “citadel of the ocean” resort in Morocco’s capital

4 Seasons to open “citadel of the ocean” resort in Morocco’s capital

4 Seasons Accommodations and Resorts and Atlantic Coast Hospitality have introduced plans for an upcoming 4 Seasons Lodge Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr, anticipated to open this 12 months. 

Kasr Al Bahr, which means “citadel of the ocean,” was constructed as a sprawling royal summer time palace within the nineteenth century, later changing into a army hospital previous to closing in 1999. 

Following in depth renovations of the five-hectare (12-acre) cliffside retreat, 4 Seasons Lodge Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr will usher in a brand new period for the historic property with 204 rooms and suites overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

“As 4 Seasons continues to develop its presence in Morocco, we’re proud to construct upon the success of our current properties in Marrakech and Casablanca whereas introducing a complementary expertise, this time within the nation’s capital metropolis,” stated Bart Carnahan, president, world enterprise growth and portfolio administration, 4 Seasons Accommodations and Resorts. 

“We’re honoured that our companions at Atlantic Coast Hospitality have chosen 4 Seasons because the stewards of Kasr Al Bahr, and we stay up for introducing company to this dynamic vacation spot by means of a brand new luxurious hospitality expertise marked by our famend personalised service and high quality excellence.”

4 Seasons to open “citadel of the ocean” resort in Morocco’s capital

Rabat, Morocco’s capital metropolis, is situated on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and blends the treasures of its previous with dynamic choices for the trendy luxurious traveller. 

The town holds a UNESCO World Heritage Web site designation and is usually recognized for its historic landmarks reflecting its previous French and longstanding Islamic influences such because the Hassan Tower and the Kasbah of the Oudayas

Guests can even benefit from the metropolis’s coastal setting with stunning seashores, bustling music festivals, and greater than 202 hectares (500 acres) of inexperienced area comprised of tranquil parks.

4 Seasons Lodge Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr will characteristic seven eating places and lounges; a spa with well-appointed remedy rooms and an indoor pool; a number of outside resort-style swimming pools; in addition to expansive convention and occasion area. 

Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr will feature seven restaurants and lounges. (Supplied/rendering)

The Lodge will probably be led by Gregory Viaud as basic supervisor. 

With greater than 19 years of expertise throughout a broad assortment of 4 Seasons properties globally, Viaud will handle the Lodge’s pre-opening operations, the second in his profession following his project at 4 Seasons Lodge Philadelphia at Comcast Heart. 

Most just lately, Viaud was the resort supervisor at 4 Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

Progress in Morocco

4 Seasons Lodge Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr will be a part of 4 Seasons rising assortment of properties in Morocco, together with 4 Seasons Resort Marrakech, 4 Seasons Lodge Casablanca and 4 Seasons Personal Residences Marrakech at M Avenue. 

With quick access to key worldwide and regional hubs, the resort will probably be a 20-minute drive from Rabat–Salé Airport and 90 minutes from Casablanca‘s Mohammed V Worldwide Airport

Guests may also make the most of Morocco’s high-speed prepare community for seamless journeys from Rabat to the important thing commerce hubs of Casablanca (45 minutes) and the white seashores of Tangier (1 hour 45 minutes).

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