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Villa Basmah

Essaouira , Morocco

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Set in lush private gardens, Villa Basmah is a beautiful Moroccan villa set in luxuriant gardens and within walking distance of excellent hotel facilities that include a spa, bar and restaurant.

In brief

  • Flexible dining options
  • Large heated pool
  • Early Booking Essential

About the villa

Villa Basmah is one of six spacious and very comfortable fully staffed private villas set in lush private gardens within the grounds of and within walking distance of the excellent facilities of a an excellent small hotel, set south of Essaouira. All six villas are individually furnished with the richly coloured exotic fabrics and zelige tiles that Morocco is so well known for. All bedrooms can be made up as either double or twin and are of a consistent size, with air conditioning and either a bath or shower room en suite. The spacious living rooms catch the cooling breezes, and open on to a broad veranda, with al fresco sitting and dining areas, each with a fabulous large pool with distinctive Moroccan tiling.

At Villa Basmah, there are two bedrooms on the ground floor that are mirror images of each other, a further two bedrooms upstairs, one of which is self-contained and accessed via the large upper terrace. This large upper terrace itself is a space suitable for quiet reading or private sunbathing. Breakfast is included and for other meals, guests can choose to either self-cater, choose from a selection of local dishes on the in house menu or dine at the noted hotel restaurant where barbecues are held on Sundays. Guests can also use the hotel bar, restaurant and enjoy beauty and wellness treatments in the spa that this special hotel offers. The hotel operate a shuttle between the hotel and the town and the staff will be pleased to advise on local activities such as golf and surfing. Car hire can be arranged on a daily basis to explore.

Our clients greatly enjoy the flexible dining options that these villa offer and exploring this interesting coastal location. The villas are very popular so early booking is essential.

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Villa details


Ground Floor

  • Steps up to entrance
  • Open plan living room with dining area opening to pool terraced and few steps down to TV area
  • Cloakroom
  • Double (super king size, can be twin) bedroom with bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Double (super king size, can be twin) bedroom with bathroom with separate shower

First Floor

  • Double (super king size, can be twin) bedroom with shower room en suite and additional single bed
  • Across terrace: self contained Double (super king size, can be twin) bedroom with shower room en suite and additional single bed


Children's Facilities

  • Cot and highchair


  • WiFi
  • Satellite TV (limited English speaking channels)

Games and Sports

  • Table tennis
  • Boules court
  • Yoga terrace
  • Board games
  • Padel Court

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms

Kitchen Essentials

  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Kettle
  • Juicer
  • Coffee machine

Private Pool

  • 16m x 6m
  • Uniform depth
  • Built-in steps
  • Outdoor shower
  • Pool towels
  • Open all year - heated when required

Something Special

  • Spa
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Concierge service

Villa Essentials

  • Washing machine
  • Hairdryers
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Safe

Service & Staffing


  • Breakfast included
  • Maid service 16 hours per day 7 day(s) per week
  • Cook service


  • Lunch or dinner (cost per adult/child as indicated on menu)
  • Drinks
  • Transferto/from Marrakech and Marrakech airport
  • Minivan shuttle transfer to/from the centre of Essaouira
  • Transfer to/from Essaouira Airport
  • Tourist tax



Important Information

Occupancy for 9 and 10: 2 additional full size single beds are in 2 bedrooms (1 in each bedroom) and are available free of charge.

Minimum stay: 3 nights apart from 5 nights for the following periods: 10 February - 10 March, 30 March - 31 May, 13 July - 25 August, 19 October - 03 November, 21 - 31 December. Please ask for a quotation. 

Please note that there is a mandatory tourist tax of 38 MAD per person per night payable locally on departure. 


The staff will welcome you on arrival, and will assist you with the dining options offered. They will also be pleased to answer any queries you have about the villa, spa, bar and restaurant, local shopping and experiences nearby. 


Arrival from 15:00.  Departure by 12:00


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website



A car with English speaking driver is available but needs to be pre-booked and costs are paid locally.



  • Bar, Restaurant and Spa 100m at hotel
  • Mogador Golf course 8.5km
  • Shops, restaurants, supermarkets in Essaouira 13km


  • Essaouira 13km


  • Essaouira 10.6km
  • Marrakech 176km
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