Set among ancient olive and orange trees, palms and fragrant lavender bushes, with a back drop of the snow-capped Atlas mountains, the Fairmont Royal Palm is a five-star sustainable luxury resort overlooking a pristine golf course. Which tells you almost everything you need to know about why you might want to come here. An oasis of luxury and style, the Fairmont Roya is close enough to enjoy the sights and sounds of the vibrant ‘red city’ or explore the dramatic rocky landscape of the mountains, but has enough activities and facilities for you never to need to leave the resort.
The Fairmont Royal Palm offers a splendid array of 134 rooms, suites and villas with views of either the golf course or the mountains or both, and sleep various configurations ranging from two adults in the Golf Suites, to four adults or two adults and three children in the Prince Villa, which also has its own private garden and pool. Rooms vary from 72sq m to palatial 310sq m, and are elegantly decorated in a modern interpretation of the vernacular - hand-made traditional furniture and colourful geometic patterned rugs add an authentic sense of Moroccan style. Lavish bathrooms have bathtubs, separate showers and separate WCs, hair dryers and luxury bath and body products. All rooms have an integrated lounge area, and all the mod cons you could wish from flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, direct international dial phones, and individually controlled air con/heating. Suites and Villas have their own separate living areas and some have private terraces. For the ultimate room with a view, the Pen
The Clarins spa at the Fairmont Royal Palm is a haven of relaxation and tranquillity with traditional treatments including massage with the legendary Moroccan argan oil, or the Ghassoul wraps infused with musk clay. There are also signature facials from Clarins on offer and special treatments for golfers. The spa includes a hammam, indoor swimming pool with juice bar, a beauty treatment area for manicures, pedicures and a Clarins boutique, and a barber shop, as well as a yoga and dance studio. So if you can tears yourself away from the spa, there is a vast range of sports and fitness options, from four tennis courts, a squash court, a semi-Olympic sized lap pool, a state-of-the-art gym pilates and yoga studio, kinesis room and table tennis. For enthusiasts, the Cabel. B Robinson designed golf course was built around the Wadi river, and the club house features a bar, restaurant, changing room massage rooms, fitness centre, swimming pool and a pro shop. Alternatively you could just laze
There are no less than six restaurants and bars at the Fairmont, offering a variety of international and authentic Moroccan cuisine at Al Ain Res Have lunch in the sun at L’Olivier, with views of the pool and the mountains, or enjoy dinner in stylish and intimate atmosphere of Le Caravane. The Legends Bar offers jazzy nights with signature cocktails on the stunning terrace overlooking the golf course.