Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay
At the northern tip of Morocco lies a land of jagged mountains, blue seas, historic sites, natural attractions, and one amazing all-villa resort on the shores of Tamouda Bay. Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay appears to emerge from its own lagoon with white-washed walls, decorative patterned screens, lush gardens, striking arches, and Andalusian-Moorish-Moroccan design that all come together to create an exotic, yet authentic, sense of place, where, rumor has it, the King of Morocco also loves to stay.
At Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay, guests can:
- Stay in one of 92 sumptuously appointed villas, each with a private pool
- Enjoy a wide variety of activities like water sports, horseback riding, and cooking classes
- Dine at one of three award-winning restaurants, followed by a nightcap at the resort bar
- Explore the architecture, history, and heritage of the surrounding region
- Experience a curated wellness journey at the holistic Banyan Tree Spa
- Host a meeting, event, or even wedding at the property's incomparable event spaces
While at Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay, you'll experience outstanding personalized service, humble hospitality, a souvenir shop, library, business center, and world-class spa and gym. Families traveling with children will appreciate the kids club and family pool, while solo travelers and couples will love the private pools provided at each villa, along with the ability to schedule a private romantic dinner.
For meeting planners and engaged couples, the resort offers multiple event spaces to accommodate any type of situation. Whether it's a wedding in the resort's Palm Garden or a small meeting between an executive team in one of the resort's elegant indoor or outdoor spaces, there's an event space to accommodate all of your planning needs.
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Throughout the resort's 92 all-villa accommodations, clean lines and a bright and airy atmosphere set the scene for a relaxing and carefree stay.
Ranging from the Bliss Pool Villa with a master bedroom, with a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom with recessed soaking tub, and a garden view; up to the Two Bedroom Pool Beach Villa, with private pool, jacuzzi, direct access to the private beach, and a spacious living room that connects to an open kitchen and outdoor dining area.
Between these two villa options, are six others with varying views, features, and amenities. Your choice will depend upon your situation — whether you're an extended family looking for a few weeks of relaxation under the Moroccan sun, a romantic couple on honeymoon, or a well-to-do solo traveler seeking a warm respite from working life, the eight room types are ready to welcome travelers of all types to this epicenter of North African luxury.
Sumptuous bedding, a pillow menu, luxury bath products, and beach accessories, including towels, bags, and slippers are all on hand to make your time at Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay as comforting and calm as possible. Other amenities include parking, dry cleaning, room service, a children's playground, cribs available upon request, concierge services, meetings and events planners and services, as well as wedding planning.
Lying at the crossroads of Spanish, Moorish, and Moroccan civilizations, it's no wonder that most of the dining at Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay takes its cues from the spices, scents, and flavors of North Africa and the Mediterranean, while also throwing in a taste of the international with Thai food at flagship restaurant Saffron. From tasty tagines to spicy soups, there's a menu option for every type of traveler at Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay.
Tingitana – For a true taste of Morocco, guests will love Tingitana with its Moroccan and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. Dishes like spiced stews and local tagines make up the menu.
Saffron – Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, Saffron, offers diners the chance to sample traditional Thai cuisine crafted with a modern twist. Dine on dishes like gently braised chicken green curry and traditional spicy prawn soup.
Volubilis Bar – Have a craft cocktail, whiskey neat, or any other drink your heart desires at the hotel's only cocktail lounge, where tapas and drinks are served from an elegant round bar and delivered directly to intimate, curtained seating areas.
Azura Beach Restaurant & Club – Enjoy a seaside view and a lunch of light Mediterranean seafood, salads, and freshly baked flatbreads from hotel's beach restaurant and bar. In the evening, dishes take a more refined, Eastern Mediterranean approach.
With its seemingly endless array of activities and attractions, it's nearly impossible to be bored while at Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay. For the active and adventurous, swim in your own private pool or the larger public one, sun yourself beachside, golf at nearby Cabo Negro Golf Beach and its 18-hole, par 72 course, or take a drive outside the resort to experience Moroccan culture and history firsthand at famed sights like the blue city of Chefchaouen, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tetouan, and the ancient Beber villages in the nearby Rif Mountains.
If it's rest and relaxation you seek, you'll find it in your private villa with its air of calm and comfort or at the resort's impressive Banyan Tree Spa, where a holistic approach is taken to your physical and spiritual well-being. Massage, body and beauty treatments, traditional and custom treatment plans, and fully thought-out wellness journeys are all on hand to help you achieve a state of near perfect relaxation and bliss.
- Banana boating
- Water scooters
- Cooking workshops
- Fnideq Market
- M'diq Port
- Marina Smir
- Smir Aqua Park
Attractions within driving distance:
- The Archaeological Museum
- Smir Lake
- The Mellah
- The Ancient Tamouda
- Jeballa villages
Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay
Set on a white sand beach between the Rif Mountains and the Mediterranean at the northern tip of Morocco, Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay lies at the crossroads of European, Arab, and African cultures. An easy flight from anywhere in Europe, the Middle East, or the East Coast of the U.S., the resort is an ideal location for travelers from around the world to experience the history, culture, and lifestyle of North Africa. The third-largest city in the country, Tangier is just a scenic drive away. From there, catch the country's new high-speed rail south to the country's most famous city, Casablanca.
Sania Ramel Airport is 16 mi / 26.3 km away, approximately 30 minutes by car.
Tangier Ibn Battuta Airport is 57.9 mi / 93.1 km away, approximately 1.5 hours by car.