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Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Riad Baoussala
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Riad Baoussala is a truly special, almost magical place. I actually hesitated before writing this review, as I loved it so much I kind of want to keep it a secret, so that there is room when we book again next year (Inshallah, as they say in Morrocco). At the heart of it all, it's Dominique's vision and personality that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You drive up a very bumpy track and through the gates to a real oasis of calm, beauty and tranquility. We really enjoyed our stay, undoubtedly the most relaxing in our Morocco road trip. The rooms are very charming and stylish, the staff are very kind and easy going and clearly enjoy their work and are a brilliant and caring... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

After a 2 and a half taxi transfer, well organised, we arrived and immediately felt relaxed. The marabout suite was perfect next to the pool. The place is among shurb and worth walking around, donkeys, cows, goats and truly peaceful. We had a car for 3 of the 7 days, nothing that much to see, the charm is Essaouria and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed here for four nights in May and it's a lovely, relaxing place to stay. Dominique, Leah and Rashid were brilliant, very welcoming and nothing was too much for them. Our room was very cool, a perfect escape if the heat got to much and the food was delicious. We have nothing but good memories of our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We've just got back from Baoussala and every moment was absolutely perfect! Having visited twice before we had already fallen in love with the place and knew it was the place for us really is magical, We ate in the riad almost every night; amazing courses, tea . There's also wine and beer available, looking up at the star filled... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is place is just fantastic. We loved everything about it. Amazing pool, beautifully decorated rooms and outside spaces. It is just great. The food and drink are all reasonably priced too. We would return to Morocco just to stay here. Loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We loved it here!! A perfect relaxing retreat with gorgeous surroundings, lovely people and delicious food! We stayed at Baoussala for 10 days over Easter and had an amazing time. The rooms are beautiful and the whole place is a treat to be in with lots of quirky artefacts and interesting features (for example coloured glass skylights in our bathroom).... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

10 out of 10 - this is one of the best places we have ever stayed in. The rooms are spacious and full of fabulous touches, very tasteful and comfortable and with everything you need. The breakfasts and the terraces where you eat are amazing, the pool is beautiful, the salad bowl lunches are ideal, the dinners are copious.. but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This was our first experience of an Ecolodge and a wonderful suprise it was! It is beautifully designed within a woodland off a non - tarmac road. We arranged collection from Marrakech airport via Dominique and Leah. This was definitely worth it. We had a great driver and a 4x4 and it took about 2.5 hrs to get from Marrakech... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Riad Baoussala is a family orientated, stylish retreat with fantastic pool and bags of character. It is a very beautiful and charming place to stay, with a mix not just of Moroccan, but Mexican, Greek, and French styles going into the mix. We stayed in the Marabout Cottage which is very pretty and we were able to have a fire... More

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Address: Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Riad Baoussala Essaouira
Riad Baoussala Hotel Essaouira

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the Riad Baoussala is a lovely house situated in the nature, 9 kilometers south of Essaouira, and near by the wild beaches of Sidi Kaouki. This charming hotel is composed of 3 rooms and 3 suites, all differents, comfortables and stylish, they offer a quiet and peacefull atmosphere.From the gardens to the roof terraces, the pool to the Hammam, with your family of just as a couple, the Riad Baoussala is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy a stay near Essaouira.The pool is now heated at 28° all year arround thanks to an ecologique system. We offer a free access to the Hammam and we propose scrubs and massages upon request.Dominique, Léah and their team welcome you in this uncommom place where modernity and tradition are mixed for your pleasure! ... more   less 
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