5-STAR HOTEL & SPA OPENS AT MARCHICA LAGOON RESORT
Located on the Mediterranean coast and destined to become one of Morocco’s finest golf-learning destinations, the Marchica Lagoon Resort is a brand new residential and touristic development located only 15 minutes’ drive from the historic city of Nador, and 25 minutes from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
Featuring a collection of luxurious apartments, a new 5-star hotel and world-class marina, the resort offers panoramic views over the breath-taking Marchica lagoon.
The brand-new 5-star hotel offers 93 elegant bedrooms and with its stylish waterfront feel, perfectly combines modern interior design whilst paying tribute to the impressive local culture that surrounds.
It offers wide-ranging catering options with two restaurants and two bars. And that’s not forgetting the Spa and Private Beach Club, a one-of-a-kind in the region.
Recognised by the Ramsar Convention as a Biological & Ecological Site since 2005, the Marchica Lagoon is one of the most important lagoons around the Mediterranean.
Managed by IMG, the Marchica Golf Academy offers state-of-the-art performance studio, driving range and short game area, alongside a challenging par 3 course which runs alongside the Marchica Lagoon.
Whether a complete beginner or elite player, the Academy offers the ultimate experience and the chance to sharpen your game while enjoying this as yet undiscovered part of Morocco’s Mediterranean coastline.
Russell Hannah, Senior Director, IMG Golf commented: “Marchica Golf Academy’s relationship with IMG ensures that we not only operate to the highest international standards and offer world-class facilities, but also allows us to ensure the resort receives the global recognition it deserves. This is an incredible part of Morocco and an exciting new destination for golfers looking for good weather all year-round. The opening of the superb new hotel now completes the experience and provides the ultimate get-away for golfers of all abilities.For those looking to test out the skills learned at the Academy, two superb 18-hole golf courses lie within 40 minutes’ drive and Marchica residents can enjoy preferential rates and access”.
The nearby airports at Nador and Melilla offer direct flights to some of the most iconic European cities including Paris, Barcelona and Cologne.