Our house located in the heart of the medina of Essaouira, close to the beach, the port and the ramparts, is a former merchant house with exceptional architecture. A mashrabieh in cedar in the heart of the house, the use of traditional and refined materials and decorative elements, the "cabin" on the terrace, make this house a unique place in Essaouira.
Decorated with care, it has 4 bedrooms with bathroom and toilet, and can accommodate 8 people.
Our house located in the heart of the historic medina of Essaouira, close to the beach, the port, the ramparts (Skala), shops and restaurants, is a former merchant house with exceptional architecture. A 7-meter high cedar murchabieh in the heart of the house, the use of traditional and refined materials and decorative elements, the "cabin" on the terrace overlooking the medina, make this house a unique place Essaouira.
Our house offers 4 double bedrooms (2 with twin beds, 1 of them has a king size bed) with bathroom and private toilet.
On the ground floor are the kitchen with its cedar wood furniture, a first dining room and toilet.
On the first floor, you will discover the central patio and its skylight. Unlike traditional riads, the patio of the house is not open to the sky: a large canopy on the terrace allows natural light to enter the house and protect you from wind and possible weather; multiple small windows on the sides of the canopy provide ventilation if necessary. From the patio, you will appreciate the moucharabieh which develops on 2 floors. On the first floor you can also enjoy a lounge with a dining area by the fireplace and a first bedroom with its large bathroom and toilet.
On the 2nd floor, the living room TV (satellite Astra) and 3 bedrooms with bathroom. You will be seduced by the bathroom of the red room which offers a very large shower hammam lit by the natural light which crosses a canopy. All bathrooms have their own toilet.
The roof terrace on the 3rd floor is quiet, protected from walls and sheltered from the wind. The terrace always offers sunny spaces and shady spaces. Guests can enjoy meals.
In the "cabin" on the terrace, we have a bathroom on the ground floor (with toilets) and, on the upper floor, a glass-enclosed rest room on all 4 sides, the whole medina. You will enjoy to spend quiet moments, to come to read there, take a nap, or just listen to the sound of the waves.
The riad has been completely renovated using traditional techniques and materials (old doors, walls in tadelakt, some ceilings in thuja, bakelite holdings ...). Most of the furniture and fixtures have been made on site and tailor-made by local craftsmen or baked in the flea market and renovated by us.
Amina, the governess of the house, will be present every morning to prepare full and varied breakfasts and make your room (service included in the rental price 3 hours / day). An excellent cook, she will be able, if you wish, to organize traditional Moroccan meals; if you are interested, we will inform you of its prices.
It is a person of confidence, always care for the tenants.
You will have full enjoyment of the house.
We can organize your welcome and organize your transport from the airports of Essaouira, Marrakech, Casablanca or Agadir.
The buses arriving from Marrakech and the car parks are all close to the entrance of the medina which is of course exclusively pedestrian. The house is located in the center of the medina, is quickly and easily accessible whatever the front door of the medina.
Upon arrival in Essaouira, Amina and her daughter Hanan, who speaks French perfectly, will come to meet you, whether you arrive by bus or by car, and will settle in the house. They will listen to you throughout your stay and will provide you with good advice. They live near the house.
Many possibilities of kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, golf, hiking, mountain biking, quad biking, excursions by car or 4x4, ...
We can help you organize your activities and your discovery of Essaouira and its surroundings.
Wifi in the house.
Nespresso machine available, plan capsules in your suitcases otherwise you will find of course a classic coffee maker.
We will make every effort to ensure you have a relaxing stay and that you can fully enjoy your holiday.Get the full listing »