Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Villa Zainab is located just minutes’ walk from the centre of the trendy Gueliz and next to local shops and amenities. Gueliz is just outside the old walled city of Marrakech and combines the convenience of being in the town centre but away from the hustle and bustle of the old town (the Medina). Gueliz provides modern cafes, abundance of great restaurants, bars, clubs and fashionable shops. Also within easy reach of 3 golf courses, tennis club, horse riding and Atlas Mountains(45 mins away) The villa benefits from its own private pool (enclosed by railings) and covered pool side lounge to chill out in. There are two further roof terraces one with views of the snow covered Atlas Mountains. The villa is very spacious with separate dining room, two sitting rooms, an office and 5 large double bedrooms The master bedroom has ensuit facilities, it's own terrace and comes complete with a massage table. There are a further 2 large bathrooms. The whole Villa is luxuriously furnished providing all modern facilities. There is a large fully equipped kitchen.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Essaouira 170 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Menara Marrakech 5 km, Nearest railway: Marrakech 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors||
Tastefully furnished and decorated in a modern Moroccan style including paintings, and ornaments. In house entertainment facilities are;- Large plasma screen TV, DVD, Satellite and hi-fi system in the main sitting room.- Satellite TV in each bedroom- Large TV, Satellite, DVD and hi-fi system in the master bedroom.Air conditioning through out the house.The front garden is adorned with a variety of cacti.Fully equipped kitchen including large American fridge.
|Further details outdoors||
Villa Zainab is a modernised old town house in the heart of the Gueliz/Marrakech. It is situated in a quite residential area but next to local shops and ameneites and with in walking distance of the Gueliz centre. The Villa also has the advantage of being able to hail taxis right outside the back door and Marrkech walled city centre is with in 5 mins by taxi.
Airport pick up is included in your price. If more then one trip each way is required then an extra charge will be made.Our agent will also be able organise car rentals, city tours, trips to the desert and mountains and recommend restaurants. He is a native of Marrakech and speaks perfect English, French and Arabic.
We provide the services of a full time maid who will clean and prepare dinner for you if required. We have a limited menu which is freshly home cooked by our housekeeper. If you wish to eat in the villa then all you do is let Nadia know what choice of menu you require in the morning and she will purchase the ingredients locally and prepare your dish for you. All the ingredients are fresh and bought on the day. If you wish Nadia will also teach you Moroccan cooking as she prepares your meals for you. We have found this very popular with many of our guests as they not only learn to cook Moroccan food but also enjoy home cooked traditional meals.
The Marrakech/Essaouira region
Marrakech has the most exuberant marketplace in the world, the Jamaa el Fna. A designated UNESCO World Heritage site and virtually unchanged since medieval times, both locals and foreigners congregate every afternoon to be enchanted by snake charmers, story tellers, musicians and acrobats. In the evening the whole square becomes one enchanting and exotic food fare with numerous food vendors tempting the visitor with freshly cooked Moroccan delights.
in addition, Marrakech also has the largest traditional market (souk) in Morocco where you can spend the day bargaining for traditional Moroccan handicrafts,
Marrakech is full of culture and history Amongst the many places to see are
- The Bahia Palace a 19th Century Politicians Mansion with its stunning architecture,
-The Koutoubia Mosque tower,
- The beautiful Marjorelle Gardens with its lily ponds, cacti, stunning pavilion and art museum,
- The Marrakech Museum of Moroccan Art and Sculpture'
All of these site are a short taxi ride from the Gueliz where the house is located.
Gueliz, is the perfect location, being just outside of the old walled city to relax amongst its gentile cafes, fashionable shopes and gastronomic restaurants. A day in the Medina and you will really appreciate the peace and quite of the Villa Zainab.