Perched on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the whitewashed houses and pretty blue shutters of Essaouira are an invitation to explore a side of Morocco that is at once unusual and traditional. Blessed with vast sweeps of sandy coastline, Essaouira is a windswept haven for watersports lovers. Discover our villas in Essaouira, many with swimming pools and house staff, and experience this unique coastal jewel.
Our villa and riad specialists at Villanovo have taken great care in selecting a wonderful collection of luxury villas and riads in the most sought-after areas of Essaouira. From leafy gardens housing elegant private pools to splendid sea views and chic villas just a few minutes' walk from the bustling souks of the famous old town, each prestigious property boasts its own unique character, coming together to form a selection which is certain to meet the diverse needs and tastes of our clientelle.
So, whether you're looking to enjoy your breakfast gazing out towards the vast Atlantic, for your children to enjoy ample space to play in the garden or to sip a mint tea on a rooftop terrace in the Medina, our high-end luxury riads and villas in the finest locations in Essaouira will provide the ideal setting.
Explore our selection of exclusive villas in Essaouira and filter your search according to your tastes and requirements, to find the perfect luxury rental property for your stay on the colourful coast of Morocco.
At Villanovo, we believe that planning your perfect escape should be a joyful experience. Let us take the stress and guesswork out of preparing your special North African escape with our dedicated concierge service.
Our experienced local concierge can provide assistance in the planning and smooth running of your holiday, including with the provision of airport transfer, car, bike or boat rental, sourcing a babysitter, help arranging a photoshoot, offering tips on day trips or the best restaurants to visit, and any other special request you may have. With Villanovo, you're in safe hands.
Speak to us about how we can help you and your loved ones enjoy the holiday in Essaouira that you deserve.
When you book a villa or riad in Essaouira with Villanovo, you will receive a specially curated Travel Booklet with tips on the must-sees, best restaurants, children's activities and much more. A couple of highlights to whet your appetite include:
Sip on a cocktail at the Heure Bleue Palais
Nestled in the heart of the Medina, the Heure Bleue Palais, member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux association, has all the characteristics of modern luxury.
Visit this superb riad at the end of the day, while sipping at a cocktail and enjoying its panoramic rooftop looking out over the resplendent white city to the vast Atlantic ocean.
Go shopping and fall in love with the local craftsmanship at the Elizir gallery
Halfway between Ali Baba's Cave and the setting for a Jacques Tati film, the Elizir boutique gallery offers a whole range of decorative items. Situated deep in the Medina, it will charm you with its unusual seventies decoration and warm atmosphere.
From souvenir trinkets to living room furniture, you will find everything you need, as friendly owner Abdellatif has amassed a treasure trove of fabulous find. The perfect place to take a little piece of Essaouira home with you!
Try a traditional hammam at the Azur Art and Spa
Relax with a wellness session in the pretty, refined setting of Azur Art & Spa, a perfect combination of a treatment and beauty centre and an art exhibition. Open to both men and women, this spa offers a wide range of massages and beauty treatments: aromatic massage, reflexology, argan oil massage, seaweed baths, exfoliation… and much more.