Tangier sits at the entrance to the Straits of Gibraltar, a fascinating city of intrigue, colour and power at the very tip of North Africa. Formerly a Berber settlement founded in the 5th century BC, its strategic importance at the crossroads of Africa and Europe has dominated its rich history and seen it shuffled between the regional powers of the time.
From the Phoenicians to the Romans, Portuguese to the British, each has left its mark on the city, creating a cosmopolitan clutter of architecture and trade. For much of the 20th century, the city enjoyed the status of an International Zone. This move provided fertile grounds for hustlers, gamblers, artists and spies and cemented Tangier’s seedy reputation. More recently, the city has received a fresh lease of life and invested hugely in restoring the architecture and improving the services. Hotels and restaurants have opened, and tourists are flocking back to visit the medieval medina and the famous “Grand” and “Petit” Socco squares.
Tangier – Luxury Collection
After a year-long transformation from family home to fashionable five-bedroom guesthouse. Aiming to evoke a sense of home shared with others while maintaining an unhurried and intimate feel, hotelier and design aficionado, Willem Smit filled the interior with a mix of classic Moroccan decor, inviting modern furnishings, and personal touches. Dinner, cooked by the in-house chef, is communal, with dishes such as grilled fish, chicken tagine, or couscous. Design-savvy guests will appreciate the ...
Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier$$$$$
This 5-star luxury hotel in Tangier invites you to discover its sea-facing rooms and suites, its gourmet restaurants, its splendid swimming pools overlooking the ocean, and its fully equipped conference rooms. All this is accompanied by a personalized service to make your stay a memorable experience. Making it one of our favourite hotels in the city.
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