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Luxury Holiday Villa with Pool. Comfort, Privacy and Great Views.

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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedroom house to sleep 8. Contemporary berber style, spacious and comfortable

Very relaxing country location overlooking a farming hamlet and bordering on protected argan and juniper forest. Fully enclosed and gated garden (10000m2), maintained by on-site caretaker/guard. Sheltered (saline system) pool, 3.5m x 10m, and shaded outside eating areas.
Spacious and stylish interior. Fully equipped open-plan kitchen.

Easy access. Essaouira town just 15 minute drive away.

Dar El Araïch has had many satisfied customers staying since spring 2010, and we continue to improve features and facilities all the time. Renovated pool just one of many new touches.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, swedish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 350 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Dressing room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Dressing room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • The two larger bedrooms incorporate a fireplace and have their own dressing rooms and bathrooms, both with shower, one also with bathtub. The smaller double and the bedroom with single beds share a bathroom with shower....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet


  • All bathrooms are finished in traditional Tadelakt. Bidets in all bathrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fully enclosed private property with caretaker/guard. 10000m2 land. Sheltered saline system pool. Shaded terrace area for outdoor eating....moreless


  • Books:

    Selection of books for your enjoyment. Please read and leave for other guests....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • Music Library:

    Selection of CDs available but stereo system will play your own USB/Bluetooth compilations....moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Internet:

    Good internet smartphone reception. USB modem availability. Wifi in nearby cafés....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Terrace on different levels including pool area and protected/shaded levels offering both privacy and great views. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Mogador Golf nearby. Two full size courses....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Minimum stay can be flexible, depending on other bookings.

Longer stays (monthly) also possible, consult owner for special terms/price.

30% booking deposit required.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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170 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Essaouira 30km / Marrakech
14 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Essaouira town
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Mogador Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Jardins de Silana, cafés in Moulay Bouzerktoun.
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
By forest track, driveable.

Car: Necessary

Bordering on miles of juniper forest, the house enjoys a wonderful setting, with views over El Araich hamlet and valley towards lower Atlas and the Atlantic. The local area and countryside is ideal for walks and a pleasure to explore - natural surroundings where donkeys, horses, camels, sheep and goats roam through evergreen woods, with tracks leading through the forest down to a spectacular untouched beach.

Nearby Essaouira has a relaxed atmosphere and offers all amenities such as fine dining, fashionable bars, cafés, a bustling Medina and many possibilities for shopping (from Carrefour supermarket to traditional medina market stalls) sightseeing, beachlife, sports and tours.

Mogador Golf lies just on the south side of town, by Diabat on the Agadir road.

Moulay Bouzerktoun is another nice place to spend the day, this local surfing hot spot is only a short drive north from the house and has cafés and restaurants.

Other local activities: Camel tours, Quad tours, 4x4 tours, horseriding, watersports.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

Why the Owner Chose Essaouira, Morocco:
When I first discovered Essaouira I looked at many different locations and decided that this land in El Araïch, with its endless forest stretching down to the beach, was a unique combination of natural beauty and some essential practical features: Low density neighbourhood (and within that, an elevated position) a good access track and proximity to Essaouira town. Fortunately land was available at the top of the valley, so the house could stand alone with other houses lower down and practically out of sight. It was then only the small matter of building the ideal house ...!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The location is simply fantastic: Easy access, complete privacy - no direct neighbour, great views and the best walks. The house is designed to make the most of these advantages and is styled to be both contemporary and in keeping with local custom. Easy on the eye and in natural colours, the idea is for a relaxing, homely atmosphere.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, swedish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

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  • Pool 10 x 3.5

    Pool 10 x 3.5

  • Privacy and views...

    Privacy and views...

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Ground floor suite...

    Ground floor suite...

  • Bedroom. Queen-size bed.

    Bedroom. Queen-size bed.

  • Upstairs dome room suite.

    Upstairs dome room suite.

  • View over valley towards lower Atlas

    View over valley towards lower Atlas

  • Tracks through forest / to beach

    Tracks through forest / to beach

  • Dar El Araïch...

    Dar El Araïch...

  • Terrace pergola.

    Terrace pergola.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Kitchen


  • ...leads to pool terrace

    ...leads to pool terrace

  • Suite bathroom

    Suite bathroom

  • Bedroom with two single beds.

    Bedroom with two single beds.

  • Dome with coloured glass.

    Dome with coloured glass.

  • Caretaker/guard Yassine.

    Caretaker/guard Yassine.

  • Arrive at Dar El Araïch...enjoy your stay!

    Arrive at Dar El Araïch...enjoy your stay!

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