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Villa Darko

Ida Ougourd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A group of us booked it out for a week and had a fantastic time. Khadeesha the housekeeper was amazing, she cooks if you want and keeps everything spotless. The villa is quite remote so you will need a car if you want to get around easily. An absolutely stunning week away.

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

I have just returned from a very pleasant weeks holiday at the Villa Darko with friends. This is the first review I have ever written on Trip Advisor and the main reason for this is the hostess with the mostest, Khadija. Khadija influenced our trip from the moment we landed in Marrakech. Due to a last minute confusion over car... More 

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

Stayed at Villa Darko with 10 friends in late Sept/early Oct 2014. When we turned up the answer was clearly nothing, the villa was immaculate, large clean bedrooms, 5 en suites (1 shared) and plenty of inside and outside space for probably up to 14 people. The grounds in which it sat were very well maintained and Khadija looked after... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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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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Thank WonderingSpirit
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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Thank Westyall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

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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Bude, United Kingdom
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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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Thank MrandMrs-S024
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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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Thank Sanneke P
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Villa Darko

Address: Ida Ougourd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $80 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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