Enjoy your stay in our beautifully renovated Moroccan riad in Essaouira

Our intimate riad (Morocco traditional home) has been lovingly renovated using traditional materials and techniques. Beijmats tiles, tadelakt walls  provide classic Moroccan style with a hint of contemporary design. Every piece of furniture was made by local craftsmen or bought at the flea market and renovated by us.

We have 4 charming and very confortable guest rooms (each of them with bathroom and toilets) as well as a quiet sunny roof terrace and a cosy lounge where you can enjoy a glass of mint tea or warm up during the colder season.

Our riad Dar Darek provides 2 vacation options : stay with us on a bed and breakfast basis or private riad rental with housekeeper services. We can accomodate 8 people.

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Morocco traditional home, 4 charming bedroom riad

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On the ground floor is the covered traditionel courtyard (patio), the lounge and the kitchen. On first and second floors are the bedrooms (2 double suites and 2 twin bedrooms).
On the third floor is the roof terrace which is sheltered from the wind and very calm. You can enjoy the sun without being seen by anybody.

Great location to enjoy the best of Essaouira

Dar Darek is located in the heart of the ancient walled city and only 5 minutes walking from the beach. The various markets (souks) and restaurants are a few steps away from our riad.

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Set in the ancient walled medina and in the heart of the true Moroccan life

Near to the beach and water sports activities

Easy access

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Our riad is located in a typical quarter of the ancient medina, surrounded by tiny grocery shops, kind of ali baba caverns, crafmen workshops, barbershops, hamman… you will experiment a true taste of Moroccan life.

The immense fine sand beach of Essaouira is only 5 minutes walking from the riad.

Dar darek is located 2 minutes walk from a main entrance gate of the medina  and its watched car park and 5 minutes walk from the Supratours bus Station. A city map with directions will be sent to you. The ancient walled medina is closed to cars.