Tigmi Hotel - an oasis of calm
Posted Nov 13, 2011 on Hotels
We have visited Marrakech before and stayed just off the Djeema el Fna, so this time we wanted a different experience. Tigmi hotel is not a conventional hotel in construction but has been built with much thought for both a pleasing design and to blend in to the landscape of the surrounding Berber village. It is slightly incongruous to have a hotel sitting in this rural area but it has been constructed sensitively to complement the landscape instead of sitting, as a conventionally built hotel would, as an eyesore.
The hotel's design and furnishings are based on traditional riads so you still get the flavour of staying in a riad but with the peace and tranquility of being outside the town of Marrakech, with, of course, the option to dip in to the markets and then return to the restful Tigmi.
The Tigmi has two swimming pools and a lovely restaurant. The breakfast is obviously not bacon and eggs but is a good variety of cereal, fruit, cake and Morrocan pancakes, and the lunches and dinners we ate in the restaurant were all delicious.
We stayed for three nights and wish it could have been longer. All the staff were helpful and charming. We would recommend this hotel especially to couples looking for a relaxing break.