Iconic Marrakech Hotel Invites Guests to Celebrate with New Celebrity Cocktails 

Michael Hepworth







MARRKECH, MOROCCO(Spiritsman)6/15/13/—  Continuing the celebration of its 90th anniversary, La Mamounia has created nine new cocktails; each referring to a decade and a celebrity who has stayed at the iconic hotel. After exploring a variety of vibrant concoctions, Emanuele Balestra, the Director of Bars at La Mamounia has created nine elixirs stimulate the taste buds and enable guests to indulge in and enjoy a piece of La Mamounia’s 90 year history. All cocktails start at approximately $23 USD (190 MAD) and can be sipped and enjoyed in any of La Mamounia’s signature bars – giving past and future guests at least nine more reasons to come to La Mamounia.

The 1920s:

Jacques Majorelle Cocktail

Tequila Patron, Blue Curaçao, lemon zest & orange flower’s homemade marmalade

The 1930s:

Oum Kaltoum Cocktail
Pear Juice, Fresh ginger juice, Artisanal saffron syrup of Taliouine

Jacques Majorelle

Jacques Majorelle Cocktail

The 1940s:

Sir Winston Churchill Cocktail

Tanqueray mixed with marjoram, thinned with Champagne

The 1950s:

Audrey Hepburn Cocktail

Rhum, orange zest, Ouarzazate date syrup

The 1960s:

Alfred Hitchcock Cocktail

Delamain, Carpano, Orange Bitter

The 1970s:

Yves Saint Laurent Cocktail

Cachaça, lime, homemade marmalade of Geranium

Yves Saint Laurant

Yves Saint Laurent Cocktail


The 1980s:

Sophia Loren Cocktail

Campari, Carpano, Wild apple’s brandy, Champagne

The 1990s:

The Rolling Stones Cocktail

Vodka, Yellow tomato juice, the celery bitters, Worcestershire, Tabasco, salt, Basil

The 2000s:

Monica Bellucci Cocktail

Mixed Aperol with Basil Puglia, orange zest thinned with Champagne

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Cocktail


All new cocktails are available in La Mamounia’s bars, including Le Bar Italien, Le Bar Churchill, Le Bar Pavillon de la Piscine, Le Bar Marocain and Le Menzeh, giving guests the opportunity to relax and unwind in a variety of beautiful locations. Whether a guest chooses to sip on a zesty acques Majorelle cocktail by Le Menzeh’s rose bushes or opts for the fuller flavors of the Alfred Hitchcock cocktail in the legendary Churchill Bar, there is a drink to suit every occasion and every mood.

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About La Mamounia:

Following an extensive restoration project led by internationally acclaimed interior designer, Jacques Garcia, La Mamounia re-opened on September 29, 2009 with 136 stylish guest rooms; 71 Suites, including seven Signature Suites; and three Riads, each with three bedrooms, Moroccan salons and a private terrace complete with an ozone swimming pool.  The legendary hotel, which has hosted the “who’s who” of international royalty, politicians, celebrities and the jet set, is globally regarded as one of the most notable and desirable hotels in the world. Named as the best place to stay in Morocco on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2012 “Gold List,” selected as the only hotel in Morocco to be a part of the ‘500 Best’ hotels in the world in 2013 by Travel + Leisure, “Best Moroccan Spa” for the third year in the Spa Finders Reader’s Choice Awards, ‘Morocco’s Leading Luxury Hotel’ by the World Travel Awards 2011, and “Best Spa in the World” by Condé Nast Traveller, the “new” La Mamounia  features:  the 27,000 sq. foot Mamounia Spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; tennis courts and scheduled clinics created by global tennis legend, Henri Leconte; indoor and outdoor ozone swimming pools; Ping Pong tables and a ‘Boulodrome’ for games of La Petanque; five bars; and three signature restaurants, headed by Fabrice Lasnon, Executive Chef of La Mamounia; two-Michelin-starred chefs, Alfonso Iaccarino and Jean-Pierre Vigato have created two unique dining experiences at La Mamounia.  Situated on the edge of the walls of the old city of Marrakech, La Mamounia is named after its legendary 200-year-old gardens, originally given as an 18th century wedding gift to Prince Moulay Mamoun by his father, King Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah.   Today the gardens at La Mamounia cover almost 20 acres with an enviable variety of flora and fauna.  Since the hotel originally opened in 1923, La Mamounia has been symbolic of traditional Moroccan hospitality and a classic example of the great age of grand hotels.  For more information and reservations visit:

Michael Hepworth

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