Philippe Soulier, contractor in logistics along with his partner, architect Imad Rahmouni, invested time and money, 550 million dirhams, in the construction of this house. Six years were required to complete the project, “ More than a hotel, the Palace is a destination and a vision of luxury, attention has been paid to every fine detail” said Soulier. Oetker is a German group, specializing in luxury properties, this is there fifth project and is their first step in their development strategy in the Middle East, the Bristol Abu Dhabi will open it’s doors in 2013.
Namaskar is on 5 acres of land, the gardens bloom with bougainvillea, palm, bamboo, lemon, orange and olive trees. The calm and beautiful scenery of the Palmeraie make Namaskar a unique destination. Lakes, ponds, fountains and tropical fountains are inspired by Balinese architecture; tennis courts, hot air balloon rides and horseback riding are all offered.
The Palace has 14 rooms, 15 suites with a terrace, private garden and swimming pool and 9 villas of 500sqm with a garden and heated pool and the eponymous villa with a garden of 1200m2 and a heated pool. This house offers a full-time maid service. The two houses ‘ Mountain Palace’ and ‘ Water Palace’ are on 450 m2, have a terrace with exceptional views on the first floor, private gardens and a swimming pool. Namaskar offers a high standard of comfort, air conditioning, plasma screen TV’s, Nespresso coffee machine, wireless internet access and king size beds. There are two restaurants run by Antoine Perray and Alain Ducasse, both offer fine gourmet cuisine. The Palais Namaskar received its first distinction by being inducted into the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World.
Some figures on the Palais Namaskar:
Over 100 Murano chandeliers
Text Julien Antinoff
Photos Palais Namaskar
Translation Karen Athwal