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Marchica Lagoon Resort

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Exterior detail
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of Marchica Lagoon Resort

Marchica Lagoon Resort

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Beni Ansar with 2 restaurants and spa

9,0/10 Superb

37 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
Cité d'Atalayoun, Beni Ansar, Nador
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • 24-hour room service
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate dining area
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Melilla (MLN) - 27 min drive
  • Nador (NDR-Nador Intl.) - 46 min drive
  • Beni Ansar Station - 7 min drive
  • Nador Ville Station - 8 min drive
  • Selouane Station - 37 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Restaurant Marhaba - 5 min drive
  • Restaurant abbas - 5 min drive
  • The Box Club Cafe - 6 min drive
  • Bella Italia - 6 min drive
  • Bulls Burger House - 6 min drive

About this property

Marchica Lagoon Resort

A great choice for a stay in Beni Ansar, Marchica Lagoon Resort features a marina and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for MAD 800 per vehicle. You can visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and Restaurant l'Assiette, one of 2 restaurants, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool.


Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 93 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only, 1 per room)
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite valet parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Shopping

Working away

  • Business center
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Office
  • Free WiFi
  • Desk chair
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Chef
  • Free bottled water
  • Dining table


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Le SPA has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is open daily.


Restaurant l'Assiette - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.
Restaurant l'Orientin - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Moroccan cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Le Yubar - This bar is located on the beach. Open daily.
Le Phare - This beachfront cocktail bar serves light fare only. Open daily.
Beach Club - This beachfront theme restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MAD 49.5 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MAD 200 for adults and MAD 100 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MAD 800 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for MAD 500.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Marchica Lagoon Resort Hotel
Marchica Lagoon Resort Beni Ansar
Marchica Lagoon Resort Hotel Beni Ansar

Frequently asked questions

Does Marchica Lagoon Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Marchica Lagoon Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
As of 29 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Marchica Lagoon Resort on 30 November 2022 start from R2 736, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
Yes, there's an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
Yes, cats and dogs stay free, with a limit of 1 per room.
Is parking offered on site at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
Yes, there's free valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Marchica Lagoon Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is MAD 800 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Marchica Lagoon Resort?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Marchica Lagoon Resort and nearby?
Onsite recreation at Marchica Lagoon Resort includes aerobics, Pilates, and yoga. Enjoy treatments at the spa and relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. Marchica Lagoon Resort also has 2 bars and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Marchica Lagoon Resort?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, Mediterranean cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include restaurant Marhaba (3.1 mi), Restaurant abbas (3.1 mi), and The Box Club Cafe (3.6 mi).
Does Marchica Lagoon Resort have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Marchica Lagoon Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Very Luxurious.
Ramazan, 3-night romance trip
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4/10 Fair

Excellent location, excellent service. The only problem is the statue of the beach access! After driving 6 hours to spend 4 days on the Mediterranean, we were told that the beach is closed! April 30th through May 4th (26 degrees weather) When I insisted they made me sign a waiver, wich was fine, but when I went to access the water on one of the docs in front of the hotel, a guard came running towards me saying that I was in front of the residence of the director and he didn't like people accessing the water in front of him! Even thought it was a large board walk from the hotel going west wide oppen with no signs that the hotel property ended and the director's Ocean view started! Next day I took my board right in front of the hotel, Same problem another guard came runing and asked me not to go any where until he got clearance from his hierarchy! This place feels like a ware zone guards every where watching your every move, something is off! If the director wants to have a private beach or private garden he should just take over the place and not let us wast our money to drive across the world and pay premium resort prices just not to have access to the beach. Security agents should not have any business talking to customers that are paying $200 a night in a resort! They have no training in dealing with tourists, hotel staff that went to school for tourism should be dealing with hotel guests. It's to bad!
abdellah adam, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hicham, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice place . clean . respectful
Hicham, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ayman, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great resort and an amazing Lagoon
Amazing resort , loved it and loved the staff
Youssef, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Salim, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Between Melilla and Nador
Nice place if u are looking for a quiet atmosphere to chill in. Unfortunately no reward for returning clients
Nabil, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

In één woord: top!
Najat, 1-night trip
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