PRESS RELEASE

Eagle Hills Morocco begins construction of Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé

  • The luxurious, mixed-use development is set for completion and handover in 2019

Rabat, June 2, 2016: Eagle Hills Morocco, a private real estate investment and development company, today announced the start of the construction of its much-anticipated hospitality project, Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé Hotel and Residences. 

Located on the delta of the Bouregreg River at the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean, Morocco’s first Fairmont Hotel and Residences will enjoy direct water frontage, spectacular uninterrupted views of historical heritage sites. Furthermore the hotel site is next to the park within the development, within short walking distance from the Marina as well as the River Esplanade where guests and residences can take advantage of the various retail and Food & Beverage offerings. The 42,000 sqm development will offer 79 branded residences encompassing one-, two- and three-bedroom units ranging in size from 70 to 140 sqm, and a 200-key hotel.

The five-star hotel will boast “contemporary style with Moroccan inspirations” and will feature a variety of amenities including a spa, Sky Bar, an executive Fairmont Gold lounge a gymnasium and an outdoor pool on the top floor. The hotel will also include a conferencing and ball room as well as high-end retail outlets.

M’Hammed El Merini, General Manager of Eagle Hills Morocco, said: “We are delighted to associate the prestigious Fairmont hotel brand within La Marina Morocco, creating a vibrant and unparalleled lifestyle for residents and visitors. The introduction of such luxury hotel and residences confirms the positioning that we are giving La Marina as a new prestigious neighbourhood and also as a new destination that will significantly contribute to the number of luxury hospitality options for visitors and in the Rabat- Salé region.”

The luxurious Fairmont Hotel and Residences, will build upon La Marina Morocco’s well-established and growing reputation as a booming destination, making it the first mixed-use project in the area, with a luxury hotel.  The development will further offer exceptional living to its residents and attract inward investment into the Rabat- Salé region.

Jennifer Fox, President, FRHI International and Fairmont Brand, said: “Morocco is a prominent and touristic destination and is considered a key market to FRHI. We are excited to be building a valuable partnership with Eagle Hills. Fairmont La Marina Rabat- Salé is truly an added value to our diversified portfolio of hospitality and residences.”

The project site mobilisation has commenced on May 20, 2016, and the sales launch of Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé’s Branded Residences will be unveiled soon.