MGallery Le Medina Essaouira

Coastal hotels & riads in Morocco, Essaouira

117-room hotel, large swimming pool, thalassotherapy, private beach

ABOUT: Facing a sandy beach and just a short stroll from the medina, this 117-room hotel is arranged in the enclosed style of a traditional riad while boasting resort-style facilities.  Behind the lush red façade awaits a large pool, a comprehensive spa centre, a private strip of sand, no end of activities and a very comprehensive kids’ club. 


ROOMS: Appealingly decked out by local Souiri craftsmen, every last boudoir has air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a bathtub (suites also have separate shower stalls) and, best of all, a terrace or balcony-view over the sea, pool or medina.  Luxury Rooms face the sea; Junior Suites suit couples.  Families have the choice of 30 two-bed suites and plenty of interconnecting rooms.


FACILITIES:The large heated pool, framed with various lounger-lined sun terraces on different levels, is the hotel’s focal point.  Inside, a large thalassotherapy centre provides treatments galore via a hammam, beauty centre, whirlpool baths and well-equipped fitness centre.  Three restaurants include Côte Plage – serving fish straight from the Atlantic – and L’Arganier, offering Souiri cuisine beside the hotel’s private beach.  Boat trips, horse-riding and hiking can be arranged, while a nearby watersports centre covers windsurfing, surfing, and sailing.  The local 18-hole Mogador Golf course was designed by Gary Player.


EXTRA INFO:Open to ages 6-12, the kids’ club offerings span spa initiations and Mogador Junior Golf Academy visits.  Various all-the-family activities can also be arranged, and there’s a ‘high-tech room’ (think computer consoles) for teens.

For your Moroccan beach holiday at the MGallery Le Medina, call 0207 112 0019 to discuss your plans.

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