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AN EXTRAORDINARY TOWNHOUSE IN ESSAOUIRA’S ENCHANTING MEDINA

Abby Aron

Advertiser since: 2004
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People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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AN EXTRAORDINARY TOWNHOUSE IN ESSAOUIRA’S ENCHANTING MEDINA

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Essaouira - Dar Ronde

Riad, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4, sauna, 2 terraces, courtyard

Three minutes from the souks and five minutes from Essaouira’s beach and fishing port is Dar Rondé, a riad townhouse with rounded walls, Berber doorways, vibrantly coloured stone floors and fireplaces set deep in to soaring white walls. Designed by Maria Pergay, the house is spread over three floors with two large en-suite bedrooms, one kingsize, one twin, a private sauna and two secluded terraces (one in the middle, one on the roof). A garden of palms fills the tiled courtyard as you enter the house, circled by glass walls, there is an entertainment room with traditional beldi ceiling and a salon with long sofas and spacious dining area.

Private cook: On your first evening, house chef, Yusef will prepare a welcoming, complimentary tagine to restore you after your long journey here. Every morning, breakfast will be provided (included in the price) ranging from breads, omelettes and fruit salad to yoghurts and traditional Moroccan style delights.

Should you wish to dine-in on other days, Yusef will prepare meals for you at additional cost.

Dar Rondé - as featured on Good Morning, ITV, Sunday Telegraph; Home and Living, Concept for Living; Spring Issue, Red magazine and Living Abroad.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Abby Aron (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2004
Call Manager
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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for a lovely time at Dar Ronde, we really enjoyed ourselves.

We were really lucky with the weather, food great and how lovely is Kama!
Mar 2014
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People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.6
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

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An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
average rating of 4.642857 based on 20 reviews
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An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
-+44 (0)7970975055
Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
5

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 out of 5
I could wax lyrical about how lovely Dar Ronde is for 1,000 words but will try to keep it brief. The Riad is fantastic. The décor is subtly simple, so comfortable and beautiful. I would say a home away from home, but my house doesn’t come close. Every floor is gorgeous. And the roof terrace is amazing at sunset when the starlings, sparrows and gulls sweep over the medina.

Dar Ronde is serene and tranquil; a great place to relax after a day strolling around the town or quad biking on the beach. It was lovely to sit in the Riad, enjoying a home cooked meal and relaxing in front of the fire. There’s also the sauna to enjoy and up the pamper levels even more.

Then there’s Youssef. What can I say! He’s so funny and delightful. He was an attentive host, took such good care of us. The meal on arrival was so delicious that we asked him to cook for us again. His food is stunning. I’ve never seen a piece of monk fish that big. Nothing was too much trouble for him. Freshly squeezed orange juice and warm from the oven buns for breakfast; does it get any better.

Dar Ronde is great value for money. I can’t wait to go back.
  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
-+44 (0)7970975055
Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
5

Lovely, traditional house in a great location

  • 5 out of 5
A lovely traditional house in the centre of Essaouira, tucked away among the hustle and bustle of the medina and its winding alleys. We had a lovely warm welcome from Kamar and Yusef, who looked after us brilliantly while giving us the space to explore on our own. Yusef's cooking was delicious and very good value, as were the restaurants we visited too (particularly 'Le Patio' and 'Al Farachah'). We really missed our hosts when we moved on to our next destination!

The house was spacious and comfortable, we particularly enjoyed the sunny roof terrace, listening to the sounds of the medina down below. Essauoira itself is a place to visit for a relaxing break and good food. During our visit in November, the wind had dropped and it wasn't as windy as we expected. We had a lovely time!
  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
business
An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
-+44 (0)7970975055
Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
5

A fantastic house within the old medina

  • 5 out of 5
We did not know what to expect after a week in Marrakesh from the heat to a windy place, arriving in the dark along narrow alleyways but on going thorough the large wooden door it is like an oasis. The house is superb with a great pair who see to your every needs. Breakfast is prepared each day by Youssif who is a delight and is such good fun who will also cook evening meal. The house has lots of space more suited to couples or a couple with older children as lots of stairs. Beautifully decorated with a mixture of Moroccan and John Lewis!! You walk out of the door to life in Essaouira with children playing marbles and tailors making clothes. At the top of the way there are shops where you are with locals as well as tourists. You do not get hassled like in Marrakesh which is good. Variety of places to eat from very cheap to more expensive by Moroccan standards. Recommend Elizer. The two 21 year olds with us enjoyed it as much as us we are looking forward to going again.
Of particular note is the service you get fromthe Abbie from making a tentative booking through through to checking that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you we had a great time.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers
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An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
-+44 (0)7970975055
Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
Lake District
5

At last we made it!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a wonderful time at your lovely house, thank you so much for allowing us to come in November after our disastrous attempt in April, we could hardly believe we made it but we had a much needed break.
Also thanks for making some arrangements for us, we really appreciated this.
Yusef is quite an amazing find, what a lovely guy, and a wonderful cook - we will certainly remember him with great fondness!
Thanks again, hopefully we will make it back sometime.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
-+44 (0)7970975055
Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
Herne Hill
5

Perfect Holiday

  • 5 out of 5
Myself, my wife and our two young sons have just come back from a fantastic week in Essaouira. We feel like we've had a complete break. I was concerned before we left because I saw the review saying the house needed work but the owner assured me that everything was as it should be and she was right. It was spotlessly clean, the breakfasts delicious and varied, Yusef looked after us very well and completely spoilt my boys. He is always cheerful and has a refreshingly 'can do' attitude. The house is large, spacious and stylish in a great location. Good time had by all.
  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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An extraordinary townhouse in Essaouira’s enchanting medina
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p13882
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Essaouira Atlantic Coast Morocco
Leeds, UK
5

Great Time

  • 5 out of 5
We enjoyed a short stay in mid October 2010 and had a great time. Dar Ronde is a lovely house. Very clean and well kitted out (fully functioning kitchen, TV/DVD, great roof terrance etc). The bedrooms are great with en suite shower rooms. The location is also fantastic in the heart of the Medina. Both Yusef and Sarra were very friendly. They met us at the coach stop took us to the house and showed us around. The breakfasts were really nice too! Would definitely recommend to anyone.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Marrakech
Nearest Ferry
170 Kilometres
Agadir
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Mogador Golf
Nearest Train
160 Kilometres
Marrakech
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Essaouira is world renowned for its arts and Gnawa music. Its 200-year-old medina is a maze of arches and alleyways interspersed with piazzas and café-lined streets. Fruit, vegetables, meats, spices and fish fill the souks, while a vast range of little stores sell china, wood and antiques. Outside the city walls is a lively port where fresh fish is caught daily. The sea offers one of the world’s best spots for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Other activities include quad biking, camel rides, horse riding, sailing, bike hire.

Other Activities: Camel riding, kite surfing, 4x4 off roading, historic sites, lively fishing port, quad biking, trekking, artisanal shopping, hammam

Golf: Mogador Golf resort is a 10 minute taxi ride away. A Gary Player designed, 18 hole course with views over the Atlantic Ocean. Length of the course is 6558m par 72. See:

www.morocco4golf.com/Essaouira_Mogador_Golf_Resort.html

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Essaouira, Atlantic Coast Morocco

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2013-2014
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2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
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£590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
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2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
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£590
£2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Children under 5 go free. The rate is negotiable for stays longer than 2 weeks.
The price includes breakfast everyday, complimentary tagine on arrival and maid service everyday
PayPal, Cheque, Bank Transfer all accepted

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Essaouira in Atlantic Coast Morocco

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 170 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin both with en-suite bathrooms and separate loos.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking in outside areas only.
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