'chez Nicola' Apartment
Beach apartment with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Essaouira, Morocco
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From £334 per week
'Chez Nicola' is a charming 2nd floor apartment with terrace and sea views in the heart of Essaouira's Medina. Perfect for couples,families and friends.10 mins from beach. With WIFI.
Chez Nicola is a charming 2nd floor apartment located in the heart of the ancient walled medina of Essaouira, Morocco. Minutes from the hustle and bustle of the souks, the apartment has been decorated with unique/contemporary style and attention to detail.
The self-catering apartment sleeps up to 6 people (1 double room / 1twin room / living room (with 2 sofa beds) / kitchen / bathroom with huge feature tadelakt shower/central dining area) and large roof terrace with seating area and sunloungers and barbacue with sea views and views of the medina and mountains beyond. The terrace is shared with 2 other apartments but usually you will the terrace to yourselves.There is daily cleaning and also the option to order traditionally cooked food to enjoy in the comfort of your apartment at your request. The atmosphere is laid back moroccan chic one can enjoy a mint tea on the high terrace whilst taking in the panoramic views of the medina or relax in a candlelit bath with a glass of wine. There is a guardian on hand to help and advise as required.
There are links to the local surf club, so watersports including windsurfing/surfing/kitesurfing/bodyboarding can be easily arranged. Also camel treks / quad bikes / horse riding and more..!
Essaouira lies on the Atlantic coast, 100 miles from Marrakech. It takes its name - town of little ramparts from the impressive fortifications left by its Portugese founders.
The unique charm of this town rests in the harmonious blend of its many different aspects its moderate climate and superb beach, its working harbour and thuya wood workshops, its numerous souks and craft shops, its local artists and gnaoua musicians. Essaouira is a beautiful, unique and relaxed town. It has sunshine and bright blue skies nearly all year round. It is a popular destination for windsurfers, surfers, artists, musicians, independant travellers and families and is very up and coming. There are many local festivals, masses of culture and tradition and fine restaurants.
It has a rustic feel of simplicity and has retained its charm with its fusion of beach life, the traditional and daily life in the old medina, excellent cuisine and an easy friendliness with the local people.
An excellent destination for families / couples / independant travellers (anyone with a slight sense of adventure!)
The medina and beyond
The medina (or walled town) is pedestrian only. Essaouira is quite a small town, so a car is only necessary if one plans on taking day trips to nearby beaches or beyond. There are car hire agencies where it is possible to hire by the day.
Everything in Essaouira is within walking distance.
23 verified reviews
23 out of 23 people recommend staying here
AMAZING!!! Exeeded our expectations in full! Thanks to Fatima the lady of many talents, Said the man who is there when ever you need him and ofcourse the owners Nicola & Damien. if there is a complaint it would be the photos used to promote the property...most pictures are taken in the property below Chez Nicola like the bed room picture and the living room picture, they are identical propertys but there is a slighty different set-up...DONT expect a 4 poster bed..., that was a slight dissapointment and dont know WHY the real photos arent used as it is just as beautiful if not better....BUT A DEFINATE recommendation!! Essaouira is great!...chilled...and you will get a proper holiday feeling....
Had a fabulous holiday in this lovely apartment... In fact im thinking hard and cannot find a complaint!! Ok, the only compaint is we could not stay longer... Can only thank Nicola (the owner) Fatima (the maid) and Said (the man whos there when you need him!) Cant wait to go back if its vacant.. Had a tear in my eye when i left. Miss the apartment, weather people and food...Especially Fatimas tagine. Highly recommend this apartment!! Ailsa
Dear Nicola, We had a great stay in your apartment. I loved the way it is decorated. Especially the things you have made....("The cats from Essaouira", I love them )) It was very nice to come back to after a nice day in Essaouira. It is warm and romantic. The atmosphere makes you feel relaxed. And the roof-terrace is wonderful. We could watch the sun go down and after we had a nice barbeque. Said and Fatima are wonderful and very friendly. They helped us a lot. And it was very nice to talk to them. The only thing I would change is the kettle for hot water. We liked to take a bath, but the hot water was finished fast. But we would definitly come back!!! Thank you... Mustapha & Kiona
Fantastic communication and help from the owner on a number of queries. Swift and very informative replies. Arrival instructions all arranged as planned and assisted superbly by the apartment manager when in Morocco. Clean and tidy apartment, with all the specifications detailed previously. Really enjoyed our time there and would greatly recommend using this to anyone else.
Nos ha encantado nuestra estancia en Essaouira. El apartamento es más bonito que en las fotografías, la única sorpresa fue que la terraza era compartida con otros tres apartamentos, cosa que no sabíamos, pero no nos ha supuesto ningún problema. Las habitaciones están decoradas con mucho gusto, el cuarto de baño precioso y muy amplio y la distribución resulta muy práctica y acogedra. Como consejo no debes olvidar pedir toallas limpias a Fátima (encantadora) cuando sea necesario ya que se hayan en un armario bajo llave. Absolutamente recomendable hablar también nada más llegar con Said, nos ayudó mucho a aclarar ciertas cuestiones importantes para nosotros, ya que ibamos con dos niños de 10 y 15 años y necesitábamos ciertos consejos que el no dudó en ofrecernos. Essaouira ha sido una buena elección, así como el apartemento.
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Updated 1 August 2016
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 17 August - 20 November 2016: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 28 March - 6 May 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 14 May - 31 May 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 29 June - 15 August 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 17 August - 20 November 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 28 March - 6 May 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 14 May - 31 May 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 29 June - 15 August 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 17 August - 20 November 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 28 March - 5 May 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 14 May - 31 May 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 29 June - 30 June 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
TRANSFER BY MERCEDES CAR.(outward journey) MARRAKECH / AGADIR (AIRPORTS OR OTHER COLLECTION POINT) - ESSAOUIRA IF CHOOSING THIS OPTION, PLEASE BE CAREFUL OF NUMBER OF PASSENGERS AND AMOUNT OF LUGGAGE. EMAIL FOR ADVICE. CAN ALSO BE USED FROM OTHER COLLECTION POINT IN EITHER TOWN, E.G. IF A FIRST NIGHT IS SPENT IN MARRAKECH, THEN CAR CAN COLLECT FROM YOUR HOTEL.
£50.00 per booking, paid locally
TRANSFER BY MERCEDES CAR.(RETURN JOURNEY) ESSAOUIRA - MARRAKECH / AGADIR (AIRPORTS OR OTHER)
£50.00 per booking, paid locally
10 HOURS KITESURF TUITION (All material included / instruction by qualified instructors / All levels welcome / based at the 'base Nautique' Sofitel Mogador surf club)
£140.00 per person per booking, paid locally
1 DAY OF KITESURF (Including all material / qualified instructors / All levels welcome / based at the 'Base Nautique' Sofitel Mogador surf club)
£70.00 per person per booking, paid locally
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 2 single sofa beds in living room, 1 cot
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC
CD player, Internet / WI-FI
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Car hire optional
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Glassware, Kettle, Pots / pans
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Sea view
Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Smoking
Private Owner From Essaouira, Morocco Member since Jun 2006
Past bookings: 179 bookings
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within 5 hours
Last logged in: 2 days ago
Number of properties: 2