Morocco: Palais Namaskar

Palais Namaskar in Morocco has exquisite suites and villas, adorned with private pools and scented gardens, and is within easy reach of Marrakech. The original meaning of the greeting “Namaskar” is “The spirit in me respects the spirit in you.” This is how guests and employees are treated at Palais Namaskar.

Experiences are tailor made with tranquility at the forefront of the Palais journey. People are here simply to relax and enjoy the surroundings, with members of staff only too willing to help without any over-the-top service.


This place is truly stunning with glowing reviews from travellers, currently sporting 4.5 on and nearly 5/5 on Tripadvisor with comments such as:

“Just arrived home from here – I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting peace and quiet and a romantic get away. The staff are amazing and nothing is too much trouble for any request. They want you to enjoy every moment you are with them. The Palace is perfect but the pool villas are also stunning.”

As well as:

“Best new Palace in Morocco Wonderful pool villas and Amazing gardens Magical atmosphere at sunset From far the Best service in town Restaurant is great and different menus The staff treats u perfectly Will highly recommend to everybody looking for luxurious honeymoon or group of friends.”

What you will also note on Tripadvisor is that most comments all have replies from the Palais even if it is just to recognise the positive comments from their guests.


Nestled between Morocco’s Atlas Mountains and Djebilet Hills, Palais Namaskar graces a picturesque setting in Marrakech’s revered Palmeraie region. Guests are only a:

• 30 minute drive from Marrakech Menara Airport • 25 minute drive from Jemaa el-Fnaa, a famed UNESCO World Heritage site • 30 minute flight from Casablanca Mohammed V Airport via the Palais Namaskar jet (or a 2-hour drive via the motorway).


With 41 suites, villas and palaces, accommodation at Palais Namaskar is a harmony of timeless elegance and extravagant personal space with exceptional views of the mountains, lakes and scented gardens. The décor is a vibrant combination of Eastern-inspired architecture infusing Feng Shui principles with contemporary interior design.


At the Palais they call it ‘inventive dining’ which they class as a huge part of the Namaskar experience. In addition to the gourmet restaurant, the elegant tea lounge and the exceptional panoramic bar, guests may dine wherever they like: enjoying a private picnic in the gardens, an intimate candle-lit meal by the lake, or with friends under the open sky on a private terrace.

  • Spa

  • Yoga is available

  • Fitness Centre

  • Main Swimming Pool – each villa and palace also has its own private heated pool

  • Jogging Track – an inspiring 1km path encircles Palais Namaskar

  • Golf – 3 golf courses are within a 15 minute drive

  • Quad-Biking

  • Camel and Horse riding

  • Day excursions to the Atlas Mountains for trekking or biking, paragliding and hot-air balloon rides, excursions in the desert, and guided museum or shopping tours

The Verdict

Without a doubt the Palais Namaskar is a place to relax and forget about the busy bustle of the day-to-day. With beautiful surroundings and luxurious facilities this place will surely help recharge your batteries. Enjoy gorgeous meals in whatever setting you choose and feel no pressure with the staff’s laissez-faire approach.

If it is feng-shui and relaxation you seek with luxurious facilities then this place is for you.

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