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    Courtyard and fountain
    Courtyard and fountain
    Courtyard and fountain
    Detail of fountain
    Grand Salon lounge area
    Grand salon library
    Dining Salon with Madam Couscous
    Property description
    Essaouira
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    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    Dar Leila is a fully restored 19th century riad, located at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage listed medina in Essaouira, Morocco. We purchased it 8 years ago and have loved every minute of the journey and sharing it with guests.

    The stylish, spacious and light-filled interior is laid out over three floors to accommodate up to ten guests.

    Abdaul & Aicha, the live-out staff come in to serve breakfast and clean six mornings a week. Help with local arrangements is part of their service and they can even cook a fantastic dinner or baby-sit - for a small extra charge. Aicha was the first person we ever left our daughter with (when she was 8 weeks old) and she's like a second mother to her so if you are parents looking for a break...

    Essaouira itself is known as 'Windy City,...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Double Beds:(4)
    • Fireplace
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (2)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Staffed Property
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      Yes
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL619265 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 3 nights
    $117
    £72
    $351
    £216
    $812
    £500
    Christmas & N... Dec 22, 2014 Jan 5, 2015 7 nights -- --
    $1,949
    £1,200
    Gnaoua / Gnawaa F... Jun 8, 2015 Jun 15, 2015 7 nights -- --
    $1,949
    £1,200
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    - Rates include:
    exclusive use of the whole property
    Continental breakfast*
    Cleaning services*
    Free wi-fi internet connection
    *except Sunday
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Marrakech: 108.7 mi
    Essaouira is easily accessible from Europe.

    Direct flights to Marrakech or Agadir are available from most countries and take around 3 hours.
    The drive from Marrakech or Agadir takes around 2 1/2 hours and transfers can be arranged.

    Direct flights into Essaouira are starting to open up and are now available from:
    Brusells, Marseille and Paris with London rumoured to be next in line!

    If you want to drive out car hire can be arranged by the day.
    Activities nearby
    There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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Eimear M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We were very impressed by this beautifully decorated riad situated in the heart of Essaouira and very close to the beach. Spacious, homely and quiet, this was a perfect base from which to explore the city. The roof terrace is a perfect spot for dining out and resting in the sun. We were greeted by the wonderful caretakers - Abdaul... more

smgrant78
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We had a fantastic stay at Dar Leila this Easter. It was a perfect retreat made even more special by the fantastic hospitality shown by both Abdaul and Aicha. Travelling with three children under 5, we chose to eat in most evenings, and the food was delightful. The lemon chicken tagine was delectable. The riad affords great outdoor space, and... more

Kateinmar...
Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Excellent, refurbished riad. Good Location in the medina. Plenty of space. Lovely roof terrace. Great service, particularly the daily clean and bed making. What a treat, particularly with children! We'll return! more

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44 1962 771476
Speaks English, French, Italian
Listed since : Nov 2012
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 62 days ago
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