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Ancient Medina holiday riad rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Chez Carole

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Riad / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 10413

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Riad / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Chez Carole is a traditional Riad on 3 floors with 2 roof terraces situated right in the heart of the Ancient Medina. The house has salon, dining area, well-equipped kitchen with washing machine and small toilet on ground floor. Newly re-tadelakt and re-tiled, the decor is light and airy throughout. . First floor has one large twin-bedded room with an additional sofa/bed and shower/toilet. Second floor has one large twin-bedded room with additional sofa/bed and one smaller double bedded room. There is a shared shower/toilet for these 2 rooms. The bedrooms all have large windows facing outside, letting in lots of natural daylight, which can be difficult to find in the medina. First terrace has a double bedded studio with shower room/toilet. Top terrace has views of the sea, medina all around and hills to the back

.You are close to all shops and restaurants - nothing is far in the medina! - and there are some wonderful restaurants in the medina. In our small square alone there are 3 restaurants - 1 Moroccan, 1 French/Moroccan and 1 English. So no need to travel far!

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Essaouira 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Marrakech, Agadir or Essaouira (from Paris) 180 km, Nearest railway: Marrakech 180 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details outdoors

There are 2 sunbeds, table and chairs on first terrace. Also Moroccan style "BBQ" - charcoal burners with grills. Views of sea, medina and hills.

Further details

Swimming pools at most hotels outside medina can be used from 50 dirhams (£3.25) per person per day. All wind and surf sports with tuition if required and equipment hire.

Bed and Breakfast or Room only rentals on a daily basis from £30 per double room - £20 single

The Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region

Essaouira has a very good climate - never getting too hot (seldom over 30 degrees). Can be windy, especially in the summer months, so good for wind sports for which it is famous. Spring time, September and October are beautiful months with the latter normally experiencing wonderful sunsets! Formerly a Portuguese colony, its medina is unusual in that it has wide streets and you have little hassle from vendors - unlike Marrakech! Friendly people and laid back atmosphere - a great place to relax and recharge.

For those wanting to explore, collective taxis and local buses are inexpensive. Car hire is about 25 euros per day for a small car. There is a market in the surrounding areas most days, the biggest being Had Draa on Sundays. You can also visit other beautiful beaches such as Sidi Kaouki (about 25 kms south) and Moulay Bouzerktoun (about 28 kms north). These also have long, golden bays but are much less busy than Essaouira - especially M. Bouzerktoun. Both attract lots of wind and kite surfers

If there are just a few people, I am normally happy to show you some of the beautiful, diverse countryside around Essaouira in my small car..

The Gnaoua festival is world renowned and this year is from 14 -17 May - it is early this year because of Ramadan. This year is the 18th anniversary. August has the Andulusian Festival with great fireworks, April has Les Printemps (spring) festival and there are many more in between.

Ancient Medina

There are many leather goods, traditional musical instruments, kaftans, babouche (shoes),wonderful spices etc to buy. And of course, Essaouira is famous for thuya wood (furniture and ornaments etc) and argan oil (which has more good properties than the best olive oil, which is also good here)- you can see the goats climb up the argan trees in the countryside - a sight to behold indeed. Good restaurants - Moroccan, French, Italian , traditional country food cafes - and good wines. Of course, being right on the Atlantic, the sea food is fabulous and very fresh.

Our extremely colourful small port and the long, golden beach are only 10 minutes leisurely walk from my house - if you can by-pass all the wonderful goods on offer. You can take lessons for kite and wind surf - or hire equipment if you are experienced - hire body boards or just swim. At the far end of the beach you can go horse or camel riding along the beach and up to Diabat (which is the Jimmy Hendrix village and also home to the new golf course). At that end of the beach there are some really nice restaurants there where you can lounge on sunbeds and enjoy delicious food or have a coffee or glass of wine. You can rent a quad bike or, for those who like life a little slower, a sun lounger. Car hire is around 25 euros per day for the smallest car.There are restaurants along the promenade and the work has almost finished in producing a beautiful promenade the length of the beach making it an even more beautiful place to walk.

Essaouira has a beautiful light which is adored by artists from around the world and is a wonderful, colourful place to paint.

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      • 9 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:06 Aug 2015

      Based in Morocco

      Languages spoken
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