Situated in the Palmeraie Desert 10 kilometres from Marrakech this resort hotel is set in 12 acres of palm and citrus tree-dotted grounds with views of the distant Atlas Mountains. Everything at Terre (earth) from the architecture to the cuisine is an innovative blend of old and new allowing you to step into the past and be submerged in true Morocco style while being spoiled with all imaginable present-day luxuries. At the entrance the huge doors swing open to reveal a hidden courtyard filled with palm trees citrus trees bougainvillea birds chattering high in the branches and beautiful swimming pools. The contrast with the bustle of the city makes staying here an absolute pleasure. Terre Resort & Spa Marrakech offers 52 air-conditioned suites located on two floors all of which feature traditional Moroccan-style furnishings with warm earth tones and include minibars safes bathrobes and slippers. Comprising twenty octagonal mini-riads divided into a total of 52 suites Terre makes the most of its open-space surroundings sprawling over twelve acres of land including a full-service spa and hammam a vast central swimming pool (to add to the suites private plunge pools or jacuzzis) and an entertainment complex complete with restaurant lounge and library. Guests can head to the spa for treatments including a Moroccan clay body wrap and wide selection of massages. There is a hair salon with beauty treatments available and wireless Internet allows guests to stay connected. Further amenities include 24-hour room service laundry facilities and secure complimentary parking.