svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets

Luxury Beachside Riad - Perfect for Summer Vacation and Asilah Arts Festival

(0 Reviews)

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more


Last updated: 08/12/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Luxury Beachside Riad - Perfect for Summer Vacation and Asilah Arts Festival

This property is a gem. A luxury, traditional riad with hammam for 6/7 guests, it is the tallest of only eight houses on the ocean within the charming, white-washed medina (old fortified town) of Assilah. No cars are allowed in the walls. The property is 27 km from Tangier airport.

Asilah is one of only two white-washed medina’s in Morocco. It is small enough to become familiar, yet large enough to provide plenty of variety, but luckily lacks the hassle of larger cities like Marrekech, Fez, or Tangier. Considered an artist enclave, it hosts the Asilah Arts Festival every summer. The shops are small, including the communal bakery where you can get your bread, or even your meals, to be cooked for a few dirham, and most shopkeepers love to pass the time with visitors. Taxis are cheap and can be hired by the day for excursions to quiet beaches, the Rif mountains, Tangier and other destinations.

This one of a kind luxury riad features an entirely open floorplan with birds gracing the heights of the communal spaces and the sound of the ocean present throughout. It is done entirely in the purest Moroccan tradition and comfortably fits up to 7 guests.

This property is the only house on the ocean with floor to cieling Portuguese terraces in every room. As the tallest building on the ocean, it has unmatched 360 degree views of not only the ocean, facing West for a perfect sunset, but also the old town directly behind. The house is organized as a "riad", with an open central courtyard with a fountain. Open stairs arches, and flowing curtains divide the communal halls and spaces.

Here, decor is in the purest Moroccan tradition, with hand cut tiles, antique doors, and custom made colonial furniture to compliment its open air, oceanfront feel. On the groundfloor there is a Morrocan style bar, a sitting room with a fireplace, and an open dining room table for 12 and a bathroom with blue tiles.

The first floor is a guest floor with a beautiful, open, communal living area, two guest room in traditional decor and one particular bathroom in a moroccan stucco (Tadelakt). On the second floor there is the master bedroom suite which is comfortably furnished in an elegant colonial style and Moroccan traditional features.

The master suite features a living room, en-suite bathroom with bath and an original hammam. Each bedroom has a unique atmosphere and is well equipped, featuring comfortable double or single beds.

On the top floor is the terrace, with washed blue floor, qrand morroccan carpet, and large table, surrounded by traditional pillowed banquet seating. Here apertifs and dinners can be served. It also has a double bed for sleeping under the stars at night.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 08/12/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 300 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Inquire with owner...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Amazing private chef available upon request for additional cost. Please inquire!...moreless


  • Books


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


This property does not have any reviews yet.

Be the first to write a review for this listing...

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $300
  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 08/12/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


27 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
29 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Tangier Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Asilah Marina Golf
Asilah, Morocco
Nearest Train
Asilah Train Station
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Plage Rmilate (6 km) and Plage Cdsidi Mghayet (12)

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

Contact us

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 08/12/2016

Send email

Links to more information:



VRBO #697575

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

Partner Offers

Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Send email

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more