You may be familiar with the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, and opening November 1st , 2011 is an equally luxurious hotel located in Marrakech, Morocco. The Taj Palace Marrakech will include 161 guestrooms, 25 grand suites, and 1 royal suite. The hotel offers sweeping views of the Morrocan landscape, with the nearby Atlas Mountains and palm gardens of the Palmeraie district. The hotel’s interior was inspired by Oriental cultures and Indian pageantry, and the bold colors and castle-like architecture gives a feeling of a royal stay. The luxury features of the hotel include 3,800 square meter Jiva Grande Spa, 14 treatment rooms including Ayurveda, two hammams, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with “Technogym” equipment. The Taj Palace Marrakech will feature several restaurants and bars, ranging from Moroccan specialties to Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. Some of the exciting places to visit while in Marrakech include the Jemaah el Fna Square, called the most exuberant marketplace in the world. Also, discover the culture of Marrakech by visiting the quaint Moroccan villages.