Golf lovers will jump at the opportunity to play some of Morocco’s most picturesque courses when staying at Amanjena. Stay five nights or more, and enjoy complimentary privileges including dining and daily green fees. Lying adjacent to Amanjena and just minutes from the UNESCO-protected sites of Marrakech, the Amelkis Golf Club enjoys beautiful natural surrounds and views of the snow-covered Atlas Mountains.
The 27-hole golf course offers a number of water features and bunkers set among palm groves and classic Moroccan architecture. The Royal Golf Club is located opposite Amelkis Golf Club and is a short five-minute drive from Amanjena. Offering one of Marrakech’s most visually stunning settings, the 27-hole championship-standard course winds through a profusion of cypress, eucalyptus, palm, olive, orange and apricot groves. Also five minutes away from Amanjena, the Al Maaden Golf Course is situated near the cultural heart of Marrakech with the majestic Atlas Mountains as a backdrop. This 18-hole course’s varied terrain provides a measured challenge for golfers of all abilities.Amanjena reflects Morocco’s Moorish heritage with graceful architectural flourishes that echo both the Berber villages of the High Atlas Mountains and the geometry and elegance of a sultan’s palace. Conveniently located just 15 minutes from the famous Marrakech medina, the resort’s facilities include two restaurants, a 33-metre swimming pool, two hammams, tennis courts, a gym and a spa. Private tours of Marrakech’s numerous historical sites, gardens, palaces and markets can be arranged.
After an active day on the golf course of your choice, guests will have the opportunity to indulges in the hotel’s luxuries. Amanjena, or ‘peaceful paradise’, is the first Aman resort on the African continent. The property is located just outside the ancient Moroccan city of Marrakech on the southern road to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. The High Atlas Mountains claim the Marrakech horizon and the Atlantic coast is just two hours away.
Known in Arabic as Al Medina al-Hamra, the ‘Red City’, due to its rosy-hued walls and structures, Marrakech was the inspiration for Amanjena’s design. The resort’s walls and Morocco luxury pavilions echo the city’s old pisé (rammed earth) buildings as well as the Berber villages that cling to the High Atlas Mountains. Green is also a predominant colour in the oasis of Marrakech – the colour of Islam, paradise, royalty and abundance. The colour of nature gilds Amanjena, too: its lawns and vines, its emerald-clay roofs, Moroccan marble fountains and the dazzle of hand-cut, glazed tiles known as zellij.