ituated in the coastal town of M’diq in Northern Morocco about 20 miles east of Tangier, the Sofitel Tamuda Bay is set to open around the time that the June issue of Indonesia Tatler Homes goes to press. Featuring a modern and contemporary design concept, the resort is the latest project designed by GM Architects—with Galal Mahmoud, the principal himself, taking the lead—in collaboration with local architecture firm Cabinet Ziyat.
The Sofitel Tamuda Bay consists of 104 bedrooms and suites, eight bungalows and five villas with a total area of more than 38,000 square metres. Built between the amazing views of the Moroccan beaches of Mediterranean and the sprawling Rif Mountains, the Sofitel Tamuda Bay is the epitome of a luxury resort.
Architect Galal Mahmoud named his design approach to this project “contextual immersion”, which means that the structure itself absorbs, reflects and contributes to the local history, geography, climate, topography and even the culture. Mahmoud essentially
(This page, top to bottom) The restaurant area in a striking orange; The dining area at the Sofitel Tamuda Bay restaurant (Opposite page) The lobby area from another angle