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Ida Ougourd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #8 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Lovely Villa, very peacefull. Just make sure your taxi driver knows where it is.... ours did not and we drove up and down very bumpy roads for about an hour before arriving. Khadeesha, the wonderfull housekeeper, cook, masssuese is lovely!!! Cooks beautifully, keeps everything emaculate and is so happy and helpful.Cooks Moroccan food... was a brilliant guide round Essaouria. While... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This villa is perfect for any occasion - with a group of friends or all the family. There was 10 of us that stayed for 6 nights and we couldnt have been treated better. The housekeeper Khadisha is to thank for that! Clean, homely, GREAT local food, big spaces with different chill-out areas on the property in a quite area... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We rented the Villa for 10 friends for a 30th birthday for 6days. The villa was beautiful, the pictures don't do it justice. Located in the quite countryside a short drive from the ocean and town. The most peaceful place I have ever been to! We decided to go with the maid for the week and that was probably the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Amazing place. I would highly recommend this villa to anyone looking to rent in this area! Loved it!!!!! The rooms are spacious and clean. The cook is amazing! Thank you very much to all the staff at villa darko!!!!!!!!!

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We decided on Morocco for a family celebration because of the weather at Easter and the fact that none of us had really been before, and Villa Darko because of its size, and the pool. It turned out to be the perfect choice, with plenty of rooms and space for a big family both to eat and spend time together... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here with 9 people including a baby. It was marvellous not in the least because of the housekeeper Khadisha. We all enjoyed her lovely maroccan mails. She was so nice to have around. It was natural and a Nice place to go to after a visit in à busy town. We like THE Maroc people even more. Family... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We had a beautiful stay in the villa. Every day good breakfast, clean rooms and beds. Khadisja, the woman that cooked for us and cleaned house and rooms was very very kind. We will miss her and her lovely moroccon diners. She was very willing to help and to tell about local customs and give us directions to nice places.... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

The villa was very spacious and clean. We fit 11 people very comfortably, and could have had added 2 more. We had an excellent time in the pool. Dinner was very good and there was plenty to eat. I wasn't really impressed with breakfast, but it was enough to nourish us for the day. The only part that was strange... More

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Address: Ida Ougourd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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The villa DARKO is located 12 km from Essaouira with a beautiful view on the Atlas Mountains and wonderful sunsets. 4 km away, you can access a white-sand beach lined with dunes through a track in the middle of the junipers. The villa has a private 15m x 4m swimming pool and a 3000 square meters garden with bougainvillaea, Argan trees and olive trees.The villa is autonomous in terms of water and electricity. It is carbon neutral thanks to its photovoltaic equipment. ... more   less 
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