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Villa de L O

5 stars

Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

Villa de L'O is a luxury boutique hotel set overlooking the beach. There are 12 individually styled rooms, a restaurant, spa and a 24 hour reception. The hotel is minutes from the beach, local bars, restaurants and souks in the medina.

Set just inside the ramparts of the historic walled town of Essaouira, Villa de L’O is set overlooking the beach, just a short walk away from the centre.

Set in a converted 17h-century riad this small, luxury boutique hotel is decorated in colonial and oriental styles. There are 12 luxury furnished rooms including three suites with sea views, six bedrooms with either a view of the Medina or rampart and three bedrooms with a more personal setting. Each room is uniquely styled with either double or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom.

(Double bed, Medina View) with golf inspired theme, wood, Scottish fabric and beige, cream styling.

L’Oxalis (Double Medina View) Ancient voyage theme with tents and trunks and natural tones.

L’Occident (Twin beds with patio) Safari design with tones of red, black and white and wood.

L’Odyssee (Medina Wall Double bed & 2 x single beds) A Colonial style suite with luxurious fabrics and English style furniture give the colonial atmosphere of this prestigious suite. The bathroom, has a double sing and bath tub.

L’Orizon (Medina Wall Double bed) Featuring Moroccan inspired brass lighting and finely crafted furniture. The copper bath tub is set on a pedestal integral to your room for the ultimate in luxury relaxation.

L’Orient (Medina Wall Double bed & 2  single beds) an indulgent styled suite with ornate glass lighting provides a sumptuous design with richly coloured velvet, in huges of pinks and purples. The living room features traditional architecture with paginated wood.

L’Opale (Medina View double bed) Leather weavings, oakwood frame and wooden mats provide a modern Colonia twist. The spacious shower with sculpted blinds, leather armchair has your comfort in mind.

L’Onyx (Medina view double bed & 2 x single beds) Berbère inspired styling with natural wood, bare ground with traditionally woven material and a fireplace.

L’Or (Patio Double) Dream of intrepid explorers invoked by truks, leather furniture with modern turquoise accents and stylish accessories.

L’Opium (Sea View Double bed): Rococo style, with red and black, stainless steel fittings, Italianate shower and bath tub with a view of Essaouira bay.

L’Octane (Sea View double): Chic safari styled to the smallest detail, ochre and natural tadelakt, leather furniture for this room with a view on Essaouira bay. The Porcelain washbasin and bathtub are housed in wood for a contrasting atmosphere between antique and modern.

Decorated with relaxation in mind, the reception and lounge area are set in an atmospheric interior courtyard with adjacent Library and sitting rooms. Drinks are served from the bar and breakfast is served in your room or on the rooftop terrace on request. There is a sun terrace overlooking the beach. The in house Osmose spa and wellness centre is the perfect place for a relaxing experience, featuring a hammam and massage treatments. Guests have use of the swimming pool at the nearby sister property, Ocean Vagabond hotel, which has a private garden and sun beds. To explore the area or get to the windsurf centre we recommend you hire a bicycles locally. The hotel concierge service will advice or arrange services for you. Free WiFi is available.

The windsurf, kitesurf, surfing and SUP centre is approximately a 20 minute or you can get a local taxi which is approximately £2 each way. More >

Price from £895 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

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Great Reasons to go to Essaouira, Morocco, Africa

Best Time: Mar - mid Sept.
Launch: Sandy beach.
Wind Direction: Cross shore
from right. Sometimes from left
(autumn & winter).
Wind Type: NE trade in summer F5-7 and cyclonic winds in winter.
Shorebreak: Normally slight.
Water Conditions: Exposed to atlantic conditions with
protected areas.
Suitability: All levels.
Clinics: Windsurf Clinics with Jem Hall. More >
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP & surfing in the same bay.
  • Special wave excursions to Moulay & Sidi Kaouki for advanced riders.
  • Large range of excellent restaurants & bars in town.
  • Luxury & boutique hotels and riads with pools.
  • Short flight from UK.
  • Most popular board size
    90 - 106 L.
  • Most popular sail size
    3.0 - 4.7m.

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