SOFITEL opens new properties in Morocco and India

Sofitel, the luxury brand of the French hospitality group Accor is opening 5 new properties in 2011. Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa is the first resort to open in Mogador and Sofitel’s second property in this western coastal part of Morocco. Essaouira is an ideal location for a beach holiday and twin centre trips with nearby Marrakech. The resort, which opens in March 2011 is perfect for families and golfers. Situated in the heart of Mogador beside an international standard 18-hole golf course, designed by South African champion Gary Player, this hotel is a great escape for golfers who can stay in one of the Lacoste golf-themed villas. Families are well accommodated for with special childrens’ villas and a teens club. The hotel is elegantly designed with traditional Moroccan and modern features by Didier Gomez.

Sofitel Mumbai BKC, opening in May 2011, is Sofitel’s first hotel in India. Located in the centre of Mumbai, in the financial and commercial district, the hotel encompasses Sofitel’s renowned French flair and offers an innovative and refreshing addition to the city. The hotel boasts contemporary restaurants and bars as well as a So FIT gym and So SPA.