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Fabulous, Elegant Apartment with Quirky Art and Loads of Sunlight!

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Cosy bedroom with tadlakt cupboard

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Last updated: 07/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Essaouira apartment description

Looking for a quirky & stylish place to stay in Essaouira? Look no further! Dar Moulay is safe and fun and offers great value for money. We have travelled extensively and are fairly experienced hosts.

Dar Moulay is located in what is considered by some historians as the oldest building of Essaouira's UNESCO world heritage medina. The Jewish origin of the building and the apartment is apparent through large outward facing windows and typical wooden ceilings. This is the part of the old town/Medina where consulates and rich merchants used to live side by side. You are at the very centre of town, at the crossroad of the harbor, markets and residential areas. Step down and you are literally next to the main Moulay Hassan Square with it's charming cafés (the best, Ginger Café, with free wifi is just across the alley), bookstores and galleries. A mere 5 minutes stroll to the beach..

The apartment itself oozes charm and receives plenty of direct sunlight. The living room has a daybed/lounge area and is open to the kitchen. Bathroom and kitchen are well equipped and comfortable to use. Despite its unbeatable central location the apartment is very quiet but for the occasional call for prayer which adds a lot of atmosphere.

If you wish and for a small fee of €10/day Aisha, the house keeper is not only discreet and efficient but also a fabulous cook and fun shopping companion.

“It’s the kind of place one first hears about in a yoga class, discussed in heated whispers between sun salutations. About 10 years ago that place might have been Tulum, Mexico, but these days it's Essaouira, a tiny white-walled port city on Morocco's Atlantic coast.” - New York Times

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 75 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Catering Available

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Daily Maid Service

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • 2nd bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedrooms are airy, calm and perfect for long, restful nights and comfy siestas....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Spacious, clean and classy. A bathroom to enjoy.

          Entertainment

          • Stereo
          • Books For Adults
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Winery Tours
          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Festivals
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Synagogues
          • Nude Beach

          Leisure Activities

          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Eco Tourism

          local services and businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • ATM/Bank
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat

          Location Type

          • Downtown
          • Near The Ocean

          sports and adventure activities

          • Swimming
          • Skiing
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Surfing

          Arrival Day

              • Flexible

              catering options

                  • Catering Available

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 5 people

                  General

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Towels Provided

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included

                      Kitchen

                      • 2 Ring Stove
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Blender
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                          • Terrace
                           

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                          Base Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          £65
                          £420 £1,350
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/14/2014
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                          Location

                          170 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Marrakech
                          0.3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          5 minute stroll
                          200 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Oukaimeden
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          2 18-hole Gary Player designed Golf

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Dar Moulay is located in what is considered by some historians as the oldest building of Essaouira's UNESCO world heritage medina. The Jewish origin of the building and the apartment is apparent through large outward facing windows and wooden ceilings. This is the part of the old town/Medina where consulates and rich merchants used to live side by side. Today this is still the very centre of town, at the crossroad of the harbor, markets and residential areas. You are literally next to the main Moulay Hassan Square with its charming cafés, bookstores and galleries. A mere 5 minutes stroll to the beach..

                          Other Activities: Kiteboarding

                          Golf: Essaouira currently has one 18 hole Gary Player designed Golf course. A further 18 hole course is due to be opened by the end of 2010. The course is located in the Essaouira-Mogador resort, a 10 minute drive from the Medina. More info on http://www.golfdemogador.com (website currently in French only). Green fees currently start at DH 350, aproximately €35.

                          Ski: Oukkaimeden is located aprox. 2.5 hours from Essaouira. There is usually snow from december through march. The resort is very basic (2 -3 lifts) and offers some -sub standard- rental possibilities. Very fun all in all and stunning views.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About the owner: Noelia is Spanish, Matthias Austrian, we work in marketing/innovation services and live in Barcelona with our son Leon. We are avid travelers and enjoy seeing life from as many perspectives as possible. We love to share our enthusiasm for Essaouira and have some great suggestions ready for you! When we go to Morocco we enjoy to step back in time, read, cook and play with wind and waves.

                          Why the Owner Chose Essaouira:
                          We purchased Dar Moulay in December of 1999. It was a misty ramadan evening and walking through the maze we were simply enchanted by the city and its tremendous flair. Dar Moulay struck us an ideal property as it feels European in layout (loads of sunlight and open space - vs. traditional islamic architecture) yet is perfectly located at the crossroad of old medina, harbor and beach.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          1) Safe, fun, elegant & sunny 2) Location, location, location..: impossible to beat! 3) Great value for money!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: dutch, french, portuguese, german, italian, spanish, english, Catalan

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                          Photos

                          • Cosy bedroom with tadlakt cupboard

                            Cosy bedroom with tadlakt cupboard

                          • Main bedroom with antique thuya cupboard

                            Main bedroom with antique thuya cupboard

                          • Spacious bathroom

                            Spacious bathroom

                          • Tadlakt fitted small bedroom

                            Tadlakt fitted small bedroom

                          • Lounge corner with tea table

                            Lounge corner with tea table

                          • Hmmm.. Ginger Café, across the alley!

                            Hmmm.. Ginger Café, across the alley!

                          • Breakfast at Ginger Café across the alley

                            Breakfast at Ginger Café across the alley

                          • Day bed ideal to read, sip tea, watch a movie or nap

                            Day bed ideal to read, sip tea, watch a movie or nap

                          • Living room perspective

                            Living room perspective

                          • Small tadlakt fitted bedroom

                            Small tadlakt fitted bedroom

                          • Living room detail

                            Living room detail

                          • vintage thuya wood chair

                            vintage thuya wood chair

                          • The view from the terrace is extraordinary

                            The view from the terrace is extraordinary

                          • Kids @ Ginger

                            Kids @ Ginger

                          • Your Essaouira street: Rue Ibn Rochd

                            Your Essaouira street: Rue Ibn Rochd

                          £65 per night (GBP)
                          4

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 5

                          View calendar: Updated 07/14/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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