If you're looking for an active break and aren’t afraid of getting wet, book one of these holiday homes near fantastic water sports destinations worldwide.
Water sports holidays by the sea allow you to spend energetic mornings on the water and lazy afternoons chilling on the beach. Inland destinations near lakes and rivers are less tied to the summer season and can offer great windsurfing, canoeing and sailing throughout the year.
If you’re planning an action-packed holiday, choose a villa or cottage with plenty of home comforts. You’ll really appreciate a bubbling Jacuzzi, steamy sauna or cosy log fire after an active day on the water.
“Wonderful Riad with great access and roof top terrace” Wow we have just returned from a 10 day stay at Dar Doughri, a very nice spacious accommodation, with very easy 5 minute walk to the Medina and around 10 minute walk to the lovely beach. We loved
“A small beautiful palace with great chartacter in the heart of the medina” Friends persuaded us that this would be a great place to pass what would otherwise have been for us the heart of the Polish winter. The house is distinguished by its tiles and
“Darsal, Essaouira. An Oasis of comfort offering a unique experience.”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2014
We enjoyed a near perfect holiday in this varied and interesting small coastal Moroccan town. The attractions were varied and we never tired of shopping for bargains in the Souk, walking along the be… More
Thank you for your lovely review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found everything in good order. Fouad and Aieda will always to their best to help you enjoy your stay.
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
Darsal was a perfect place to stay. It has been carefully restored with every attention to detail and with the rental person in mind. Fouad, the house manager, speaks good English and is always will… More
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
We stayed here with our three young children in January 2013 and we all absolutely loved both the Riad and Essaouira.
Darsal is a beautiful Riad, extremely well located in a quiet part of the Medina,… More
“Everything we hoped for and more” We have just returned from 10 days at Chez Dar Ma, having had a fantastic holiday in lovely Essaouira. The weather was lovely not too windy or too hot. The Riad is an oasis of beauty and calm in the old Medina and off
This was my second visit to Morocco as a solo traveller, and after the blistering heat of Marrakech the sea breezes of Essaouria were a welcome surprise. As was Chez dar Ma... The owner, an artist, h… More
“Great place to stay.”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2012
Highly recommendable! Cosy, friendly, spacious and clean. Excellent breakfasts. Hassan helped us with everything we needed, including cooking a delicious Tajine and giving us directions to the best re… More
“Fantastic riad; spacious and comfortable”
Reviewed 21 May 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 wa… More
“Fabulous Riad in the Heart of Marrakech” This Riad is in a fabulous location, just south of the main square and provides a peaceful getaway after a long days sightseeing. Staying there in December we took the opportunity to use the terrace for breakfa
“Magnifique riad entièrement rénové avec beaucoup de goût”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2015
Deux adultes, deux enfants (4 ans et 10 mois). Très belle riad marocaine, décoré avec beaucoup de goût et assez pratique pour une maison sur 3 niveau. Elle très bien entretenu et propre avec du p… More
“Fantastic Riad in the heart of Marrakech”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2015
Fantastic Riad in the heart of Marrakech, close to all the action in a quiet side street. Fatima the housekeeper will look after you and cook you the most authentic meals and breakfasts. Our fist trip… More
“Oasis of Calm from the madness of Marrakech”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2015
We had always wanted to visit Marrakech and found this fabulous Riad and liaising with Pierre (the owner) could not have been easier.
Pierre provided suggestions of things to do and places to go, a… More
sito eccellente, sentirsi a casa in un attimo, servizio attento e simpatico. I pasti, su richiesta, sono prelibati e gustosi nella piena tradizione marocchina. Abdou e' un eccellente anfitrione… More
“...quasi una vacanza!!!!”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2013
Per raggiungere il riad ci si inoltra nella medina, dove si assaporano i profumi, i colori e le voci del marocco, e ci coglie lo stupore per la pace e la tranquillità che si trovano all'interno e cos… More
“spacieu et confortable”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2013
acceuil sampathique et pro, le riyad est spacieux, bien équipé et confortable,
en plein centre et proche de toutes commodités, on apprécie l'eau chaude à tous les étages ( pas tjr le cas aille… More
Merci pour vos commentaires et nous nous réjouissons de vous avoir à nouveau nos clients!
L’équipe Ryad les sultanes
“Can'r recommend this place highly enough” I traveled with my two sons (both in their 20s) and we had a great visit. Dar Qawi really is an excellent place to stay. Great location 5 minutes from the sea front, 2 minutes from the heart of the Medina.
“Great views, location, rooms and food” We rented the whole villa for two couples (and when we realised there was another bedroom we offered that to our guide, who gratefully took up the offer, by the way we used Morocco Expert Tours, they were great -
Impression depends on what you are looking for. We have enjoyed a stunning ocean view from the terrace, We have enjoyed separate bedrooms with extra living room on each floor (upper floor bedroom hav… More