Ring in the New Year in a royal way-- at the dazzling luxury hotel owned by the king of Morocco. And while you're at it, you can check out the buzzed-about destination everyone's talking about. Royal Mansour Marrakech opened to much fanfare last year. Built into the ancient medina walls of old Marrakech, the hotel is comprised of 53 individual riads-- each constructed with ceramic tile, handcrafted woodwork, and Moroccan mosaics by top local craftsmen. Everything about this place is over-the-top opulent-- from the black marble driveway to the restaurants by French chef Yannick Alléno (who helms the Michelin three-starred restaurant at Le Meurice in Paris). Splash out with a stay in the presidential Riad d’Honneur and you'll get access to your own private gym, home theater, and pool. What's on for New Year's? A fashion show, decadent dining, live entertainment, and plenty of bubble at midnight to kick off 2012 right!
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