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Chez Darma, Essaouira Medina

Villa with 5 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms in Essaouira, Morocco

From £836 per week

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Villa to rent in Essaouira, Morocco

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Open fire
  • Near supermarket
  • Near bar

Villa overview - owner's description

Beautifully renovated, fully equipped spacious riad with five en-suite bedrooms and three fabulous terraces.

Prices shown for up to 8 people. Over 8, supplement of 10 pounds per person per night.

Chez Dar Ma is a newly renovated traditional riad on three levels with 5 en-suite bedrooms (3 double, 2 twin) All rooms face onto a sunny central courtyard. The property beautifully decorated with objects from around the country, The riad has a relaxed, cozy and homely feel, allowing guests to feel at home at once.

The riad is locally in the North-East part of the medina, only 5 mins from the medina wall. It is only short walking distance from many restaurants, galleries, the souk, harbour, ramparts, cafes and the beach. It is also 2 minutes from parking facilities and taxis.

On the ground floor there is a large kitchen/breakfast room, TV/DVD/computer (free WiFi) room with fireplace and an open dining /living/patio area with big fireplace and many plants.

The five bedrooms are situated on the 1st (3) and 2nd floors (2), each with its own bathroom.

The lovely sunny terrace is on the 3rd floor, and has a very comfortable wind protected shaded seating area fantastic for having breakfast, lunch and even dinner. There is a small kitchen with gas ringers, fridge and sink. There are 2 higher terraces both with wonderful views over the medina and sun-loungers for sunbathing.

There is a 200 pound refundable security deposit to pay in cash on arrival. This will be refundable within 7 days of departure, assuming there are no breakages.


3 other reviews

Breakfast in hot sunshine sitting on sofas on the roof terrace, early evenings by the log fire downstairs and all the wonders of beautiful, laid back Essaouira to enjoy and explore within a few minutes walk. Alisons Riad is beautifully designed and is well equipped with everything youll need including an invaluable roof top kitchen for those cold beer and glass of chilled rose moments. The bedrooms are all large and comfortable and all with ensuite shower rooms so no-one got a raw deal! Thanks to Alison, Halima and Hassan for all their help and friendship and to Said for the great taxi service from Marrakesh. Look no further than Chez Dar Ma, its beautiful and you wont be disappointed! Jane Keene. Cornwall. (February 2012)

We rented Allison’s whole Riad for our family for 4 nights in March. We had a lovely welcome from Allison who guided us from the bus to the Riad and gave a good intro of the town and recommendations. The Riad was very homely, nicely decorated, clean, comfortable and bright!. Even though it wasn’t that cold we enjoyed fire place in the evening and had a great dinner in the Riad one evening. Our 3 year old daughter appreciated all the space and being able to run around. The location is good and it’s a quick walk to the beach and main shopping street (the town isn’t big anyway). We enjoyed putting together our own breakfasts on the sunny roof-top terrace. Would highly recommend! Nilesh Patel. Cambridge (March 2012)

I booked the whole riad for three nights for a group of friends following a long weekend in Marrakech Chez Dar Ma and Essarouira provided the perfect contrast to end our holiday. The accommodation was spacious and comfortable and well-suited for our groups needs. Allison was a source of excellent information about the town and offered very helpful advice about the town and its amentiies. Her restaurant recommendations were all fantastic. Halimas delicious breakfasts on the roof terrace provided a great start to each day, with a plentiful selec tion of fresh and delicious items. Our stay at Chez Dar Ma provided excellent value for money and I wouldnt hesitate to recommend it to anyone thinking of visiting Essaouira. Jane Fowler. London (May 2012)

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This villa is:

15km from the nearest beach 200m from the nearest bar 5km from the nearest restaurant 1km from the nearest supermarket 20km from Essaouira Airport 180km from Marrakech 180km from Agadir 2km from Beach 5km from Horse and camal riding

Local activities

Cycling 15km Fishing 15km Golf 45km Horse riding 15km Swimming 15km Tennis 15km Walking 15km Wind surfing 15km

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Outside this villa in Essaouira, Morocco
This villa is in the town near the beach. It has a balcony and outside lighting. Car hire is not necessary as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is not available.

Prices and availability

Updated 14 January 2016

Your booking

Select your travel dates on the calendar

Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 September - 20 December 2016: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 21 December - 31 December 2016: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Compulsory extras

  • Price per night when stay is less than 7 days (min 3)

    £150.00 per night, paid with booking

  • Minimum price per night during Summer Season for bookings less than 7 days

    6 July - 31 August: £175.00 per night, paid with booking

  • Minimum price per night during Christmas Season for bookings less than 7 days

    21 December - 5 January: £175.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Bookings of more than 8 people

    £10 per night per person greater than 8, paid locally

  • Supplement for stays of less than 7 nights. Nightly rate £140 (£165 High Season).

    £30.00 per night, paid locally

Optional extras

  • Taxi collection (Agadir)

    journey, paid locally

  • Taxi collection (Marrakech)

    For up to 4 people, paid locally



5 bedrooms, Sleeps 12:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds, 1 single sofa bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds, 1 single sofa bed and en suite

There is also 2 single sofa beds, 1 cot


5 bathrooms, 5 en suite bathrooms, 1 Separate WC


CD player, Computer, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 12, Dining area seats 12, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans


Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting

Suitable for

Infants, Smoking

Extra information

The riad has WIFI available We also offer BED and BREAKFAST for couples or small groups who are looking for the riad experience in a comfortable, friendly and relaxed environment. There is an additional cost of 10 pounds per person per day for groups greater than 10.


Average rating from 14 reviews

Private Owner From Essaouira, Morocco Member since Sep 2009

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