Villa de l'O

Villa de l'O

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If you’re after something different, you’ve found it here: step through this 18th-century riad’s heavy wooden doors and you’re immediately in the theatrical world of eccentric Villa de l’O, where the hammam is traditional, the seaview from the terrace spectacular and the abundant objets d’arts pleasingly quirky.

Highlights:

  • Steps from the beach

  • Traditional hammam

  • Inventive, theatrical style

Smith extra

One free hamam per person

In the know

Also need to know:

The villa is not wheelchair accessible.Enjoy a traditional hammam experience in the compact Osmose spa and steam room.

Packing tips:

If you’re sporty, bring your running gear so you can jog along the beach before breakfast like a local.

Dress code:

Something with a theatrical flourish will help you fit in with your surroudings – this is the sort of place where you can let your imagination run wild.

Mr and Mrs Smith reviews

Location, location, location: you hear its importance stressed in everything from restaurants to vending machines. Then, you’re chilling on a hotel rooftop in Morocco and, suddenly, it hits you. You’re there – in the perfect location.

That delightful realisation dawns on Mrs Smith and me on the North African coast, as a platter of fruit, yoghurt and eggs is served against the breathtaking backdrop of the ancient city walls of Essaouira. This atmospheric trading port claims centuries of vitality – the Portuguese called it Mogador, which the Berbers translate as ‘The Wall’. And no wonder; the

Accommodation details

Address:

3 rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud, Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, 44100
Essaouira
Morocco

Location:

104.1 mi / 168.0 km from city centre

General facilities

  • Spa
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Concierge desk
  • Internet services
  • Room service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Onsite laundry
  • Restaurant

Dining information

Restaurant:

There’s a small bistro area in the courtyard, but breakfast’s usually taken up on the terrace; the traditional Moroccan breakfast of pancakes and yoghurts is served. For lunch and dinner, head out to explore the hotel’s top local recommendations – the staff’s knowledge of Essaouira’s culinary scene is unbeatable.

Top table:

Grab one of the comfortable wicker chairs with cosy cushions at the front of the terrace for the best seaview.

Last orders:

Breakfast is served 7.30am until the last guest has had his or her fill.

Hotel bar:

Sip your drinks up on the terrace, or in the cool courtyard. If you’re in particular need of refreshment (or particularly like melon), try the signature specialty cocktail.

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