Dar Leila is a fully restored 19th century riad, located at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage listed medina in Essaouira, Morocco. We purchased it 8 years ago and have loved every minute of the journey and sharing it with guests. The stylish, spacious and li
“Beautiful riad, great location and amazing hospitality”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2014
We had a fantastic stay at Dar Leila this Easter. It was a perfect retreat made even more special by the fantastic hospitality shown by both Abdaul and Aicha. Travelling with three children under 5, w… More
Nestling down a quiet alleyway within the walls of the medina, two minutes walk from the bustling souks, outdoor cafes and candlelit restaurants, and just seven minutes from the beach, is Dar Ettouahen, the 'Mill House'. Cosy enough for two, but well-equipped and spacio
Before the renovation this house was a local laundry. The "Dar Sabon" ('Soap House' to translate from Arabic language) was chosen exactly because of the history of the house. It is situated near Bab Doukkala in Rue Chbanat. It is an authentic and residential area, full
Villa Fadati, in the medina of Essaouira is a riad of the 18th century, completely restored, near the centre, the beach and the port... It can accommodate 12 persons and 4 young children.
A huge living room and dining room, two kitchens, 5 rooms and bathrooms, two terra
Traditional and spacious house for 6-7 people with every comfort in a quiet area of Essaouira's medina near the door BAB Marrakech 300 meters from the beach. On the ground floor, a large spacious living room with a fireplace, a kitchen. 1st floor, two double bedrooms
This house lies in the heart of the Medina in Essaouira. On arrival to Essaouira we met Nezeh who showed us to the apartment and gave us the keys. Nezeh was very helpful and she came each morning to m… More
“A real gem in the Medina”
Reviewed 21 Dec 2015
We really enjoyed our stay here in the middle of the Medina. The apartment is exquisite and the services excellent. Will definitely be back.… More
This luxurious and spacious property is located in a quiet residential street a short walk from the Medina. The roof terrace offers spectacular panoramic views of the town, is sun drenched all day and faces the beach and the Medina. The private terrace has a shaded perg
“Wonderful Riad with great access and roof top terrace”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2016
Wow we have just returned from a 10 day stay at Dar Doughri, a very nice spacious accommodation, with very easy 5 minute walk to the Medina and around 10 minute walk to the lovely beach. We loved the… More
It is lovely to hear you had a super holiday with all your family and that Fouad and Karima looked after you all. Walking up and down the stairs definately help to burn off the calories from Karima"s delicious tagines! Thank you for choosing to stay at Dar Doughri.
Reviewed 17 Aug 2012
We had a great time and we were so well looked after. The breakfasts were amazing! The house was very clean. We just loved it and would return in the future. It was also very good value.… More
Riad des Palmiers (so-called because there are 3 ancient palm trees in the garden) is situated in the medina, just inside the city walls and overlooking the beach. This luminous house is situated in a quiet residential area and is laid out over 3 floors, each comprising
Dar Nicola is situated in a prime location down a lovely,quiet, quaint street in the heart of Essaouira's medina. Yet once inside the door the atmosphere is calm and relaxed. It is perfect situated to visit the busy souks selling jewellery, spices, carpets, fresh food a
We, four friends, stayed at Dar Nicola for three weeks over Christmas and New. Three of us knew Essaouira already from a visit during last years Christmas holiday, when we stayed at another riad. Ente… More
Many thanks for your review. We have now installed wifi in the house as many guests had requested it.
“Great property in an ideal location”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Essaouira and Dar Nicola was a wonderful place to stay. It was really spacious and airy and beautifully decorated. The kitchen was really well equipped and the clea… More
“A beautiful place to stay!”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2013
We have been very fortunate to stay in some great houses in Essaouira but Dar Nicola is one of the best places that we have stayed in. I would highly recommend this property as you cannot fault it- s… More
Darsal is a beautiful, carefully restored Riad in a tradional style, offering peace and tranquility in the heart of the vibrant, exciting old medina just a few minutes walk to centre of the medina, beach and port . Whether relaxing in the tranquil 2nd floor salon with t
“A small beautiful palace with great chartacter in the heart of the medina”
Reviewed 25 Mar 2015
Friends persuaded us that this would be a great place to pass what would otherwise have been for us the heart of the Polish winter. The house is distinguished by its tiles and arches and light. It see… More
“Darsal, Essaouira. An Oasis of comfort offering a unique experience.”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2014
We enjoyed a near perfect holiday in this varied and interesting small coastal Moroccan town. The attractions were varied and we never tired of shopping for bargains in the Souk, walking along the be… More
Thank you for your lovely review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything in good order. Fouad and Aieda will always to their best to help you enjoy your stay.
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
Darsal was a perfect place to stay. It has been carefully restored with every attention to detail and with the rental person in mind. Fouad, the house manager, speaks good English and is always will… More
Tigmi Mzine is a completely renovated, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house in the heart of the medina. There is a spacious double bedroom with en-suite on the ground floor. A double and a twin on the second floor with a shared bathroom. On the second floor is a lovely sunny
The Bouzama is a villa that invites to relaxation in a lush garden of 3500 m 2: argan trees, olive trees, various kinds of Palm trees and exotic flowers for a total change of scenery. This House of more than 370 m 2 sleeps 12. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms bath and shower whi
Chez Dar Ma is a newly renovated traditional riad on three levels with 5 en-suite bedrooms (3 double, 2 twin) that can sleep 12. All rooms face onto a sunny central courtyard. The riad is beautifully decorated and has a relaxed, cosy inviting feel. The riad is ful
We have just returned from 10 days at Chez Dar Ma, having had a fantastic holiday in lovely Essaouira. The weather was lovely not too windy or too hot. The Riad is an oasis of beauty and calm in the o… More
“Home from Home - without the work!!”
Reviewed 18 Jan 2013
This was my second visit to Morocco as a solo traveller, and after the blistering heat of Marrakech the sea breezes of Essaouria were a welcome surprise. As was Chez dar Ma... The owner, an artist, h… More
“Great place to stay.”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2012
Highly recommendable! Cosy, friendly, spacious and clean. Excellent breakfasts. Hassan helped us with everything we needed, including cooking a delicious Tajine and giving us directions to the best re… More
Your own charming cosy Riad with lots of authentic elements.
With a sunny walled terrace.
Located in the best part in the Medina, close to Bab Marrakech and Bab Sbaa.
Beach, boulevard 500 meters 1 st floor: * kitchen (8 m2), * 2 Bed, living rooms (15 and 16 m2) * 1 bat
Enchanting, interior-deisgned, authentic riad in the heart of the walled City with daily cleaning. Four spacious Double bedrooms, all with well-appointed En suite bathrooms. Fully fitted, modern kitchen & stunning, large dining area, comfortably seating 8 in the covered
Essaouira is Morocco's most captivating coastal resort, with year-round blue skies and a relaxed, welcoming air - a perfect spot in which to recharge your batteries and soak up a different culture. Dar 91 (established 2005) is a beautifully restored house with tw
Zhuzh ('Two' in Moroccan) is a spacious and groovy one-bedroom duplex apartment which towers over the roofs of Essaouira's textile district. It features a stylish open plan living room/kitchen; an elegant and quirky double bedroom with ensuite shower room; a chillout zo
Villa Allun, Charming riad in the historical Medina of Essaouira. Along the city walls, Villa Allun welcomes you in a haven of tranquillity. Built on three levels this charming & finely decorated house was recently renovated, mixing traditional Moroccan
We rented the whole villa for two couples (and when we realised there was another bedroom we offered that to our guide, who gratefully took up the offer, by the way we used Morocco Expert Tours, they … More
“Romantic view from your own house terrace”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2012
Impression depends on what you are looking for. We have enjoyed a stunning ocean view from the terrace, We have enjoyed separate bedrooms with extra living room on each floor (upper floor bedroom hav… More
Pretty House traditional Medina, renovated and fully equipped. Very bright thanks to her has three rooms which may serve as office.
Located in the centre of the old medina between the kissaria's Jewelers and the souk to grains.
Home is ideally placed 150 metres from th
Near Sidi Kaouki beach, In large and beautiful ecological house, with sight on the ocean and the countryside, 3 very roomy rooms. According to your desires we propose to you simple hiring until the complete pension. You will be able to benefit from the basin, and all ex
Accommodation RIAD very well equipped, comfortable, 2 parental suites, 2 kitchens including 1 terrace for more than comfort, large living room with fireplace, living room on terrace access of travellers RIAD around at the disposal of travellers exchanges with ABASS trav
Moroccan town villa near the beach – Conveniently situated within the walls of Essaouira old town, Riad Tamara is a traditionally built riad or town villa featuring a truly charming courtyard garden and private plunge pool. It has been meticulously renovated to retain a
One of Essaouira’s best kept secrets is Dar Qawi, a British owned riad, in prime location within the old city walls and only five minutes walk from the beach. Step over the threshold and the tinkling of an antique alabaster fountain welcomes you into this peaceful oasi
I traveled with my two sons (both in their 20s) and we had a great visit. Dar Qawi really is an excellent place to stay. Great location 5 minutes from the sea front, 2 minutes from the heart of the … More
Located in the heart of the medina just near the souks,Riad Alizes is an amazing riad,6 rooms each with its shower or bath room, seating 14 people in an atmosphere that is both simple and luxurious. Quiet and peaceful, yet only five minutes walk from the beach, the
Medina house in busy side of town. House is set over 4 floors. Ground floor has 2 single bedrooms, bathroom & central courtyard. 1st floor has kitchen, lounge, dining room & courtyard seated area. 2nd floor has 2 double bedrooms & bathroom. 3rd floor has
Exceptional appartment in the new town of Essaouira. Close to many shops, local as well as international, and not far from the huge sandy beach which its nice restaurants and sports activities (kitesurf, windsurf, surf, quads, camel and horse-riding...). The UNESCO worl
La Casa del Mar — "House by the Sea"Our little riad offers just 6 spacious bedrooms full of sun and Mediterranean touches, with their living room corners and beautiful tadelakt and mosaic shower rooms.The decoration throughout is simple and elegant with a calm, friendly
LA PETITE PORTE, is a modern town-house, entirely renovated in waxed concrete, creating a spacious and pleasant atmosphere.
Ideally located near Bab Marrakech door in the ancient walled medina of Essaouira, LA PETITE PORTE is just 5 minutes walk from the beach or from
Offering only 4 rooms and a suite, a essaouira hotel Riad enables its clients to maintain the intimate aspect of a family house offering both a modest capacity and a nice ambiance. Friendliness and loyalty to the Moroccan tradition, are the key words that define the mag
Dar 91 Wahed ('One' in Moroccan) is a funky, airy and light two-bedroom house. Set over three floors, it has two roof terraces with panoramic views and has French windows overlooking characterful Rue Chbanat. It's the perfect place to relax and soak up the authentic atm
Les Sirènes welcome you in an intimate and elegant environment within the medina of Essaouira.
An old Dar, situated behind the walls, has been finely restored in a contemporary Italian architect.
The rooms are spacious and bright with unexpected openings to the outside.
Located in the heart of Essaouira, this Moroccan riad of 200 years offers traditional rooms. It has a courtyard with beautiful gardens and a fountain.
Dar Rahaothello offers 6 rooms decorated in a typical Moroccan style. They are all equipped with a private bathroom.
DarTafilal - we call it Maison Du Charme. We provide familiar atmosphere very close to Moroc´s authentic life. This small Riad is located in the heart of the medina, near the Mellah, and very close to the Atlantic. From DarTafilalt´s won terrasse you have a wide and gr
This traditional medina riad boosts with charming details. It has a fantastic well protected terrace and it is my fav place to organise wonderful get togethers with friends.
Your own charming cosy Riad with lots of authentic elements.With a sunny walled terrace. Located
Unique position on the ocean in all of Essaouira,Villa Deluxe..Dar Evening Star is a converted 1850's bakery. seated on Essaouira's ancient UNESCO Ramparts with the ocean crashing below.....350 M2 ..Sleeping 8 in three suites/with ensuite baths.unparalelled ocean views
We were picked up at the airport in Marrakech not knowing what to except from our journey to Morocco since this was our first visit. We arrived at the port of Essaouira and was greeted by the owners … More
Dear Mina,Magnus,Natalie and Melvyn,
Thank you so much for your wonderful review but most of all for staying with us at Dar Evening Star..You are our first Swedish family and it was so much fun sharing Moroccan art with you and walking the narrow lanes of our old medinas.Your appreciation and taste for Moroccan art and galleries was very exciting for me. Your respect and kind words about Dar Evening Star really made us happy..The unparalelled sea views and decor are a labour of love and your appreciation of all that we put into the house makes it all worth it for us!
Please return to us soon and stay longer this time!!
John, Charles and Henry
“A fabulous welcome to Morocco”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2016
We were all so excited to stay in this house in this location - and it did not disappoint. All of us, including our sons, were inspired by the house - the design, the details and the colour. It is a… More
Dear Dave and Sue!
We were inspired by you! A truly devoted and lovely family..these days a rare find..treating each son as individuals with a voice..what a recipe for success in a family..please return to us..we will drop everything to accommodate you...thank you for your wonderful review..you are so kind..with affection and gratitude...John, Chip and Henry
“Fantastic house, great hosts”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2016
We had a fantastic stay at Dar evening star. The property was even better than we expected with great views out over the sea. Our trip was really made by how inviting John and Charles were - from reco… More
Thank you so much, Helen, you have a wonderful family..kind and generous and what a pleasure it was meeting you. We are so happy that you enjoyed our House on the sea, Essaouira, and meeting us! We eagerly await your return. Please visit us again! John and Charles
DAR BÔ is a typical Moroccan Riad situated byside a small and quiet square in the heart of the Medina of Essaouira. This charming house to rent in exclusivity is close to restaurants and markets. It is suitable for couples, families and groups. The house is to rent all
Beautiful house perfect for two or three visitors, good for four or should you decide for more. The house is located on a quiet street in the heart of the medina, offering peace and tranqulity. The beach, souks, main square, cafes, restaurants, fish and veg market are o
Riad, Riad étoile d'essaouira a is an old house of 18th century entirely restored in 2008 in the pure typically Moroccan respect of the traditions of architecture It is arranged and decorated with sobriety and elegance to host cordial and family. Located in the middle
- 60 yards - 50 mètres - from the beach. - 350 yards - 300 mètres - from the medina. - 300 yards - 250 mètres - from the bus station to Marrakech and Agadir. - 9 miles - 15 km - from Essaouira airport. Nowhere in Essaouira will you find such an ideal locat
TRADITIONAL HOUSE BERBER LOCATED QUIETLY IN A VILLAGE BERBRE HAS 8KM OF THE MEDINA D ESSAOUIRA AND BEACHES? GOLF has ' 4 KM shops of proximity A 1 KM the DRC revolves around a raised and flowered patio and consists of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, dining room, living r
Riad Imik Imik - a traditional riad, newly and beautifully renovated in 2008,located in the heart of the medina in a cul-de-sac ,it offers peace and tranquillity, with a fabulous terrace to relax on. This house is a family run riad. This riad has many authentic M