I am living in Essaouira. We will make sure that you feel comfortable and have a wonderful stay !
Logement conforme au descriptif, propre et bien entretenu. Chambres spacieuses. Petits déjeuners sur terrasse très agréables. Personnel accueillant, a l'écoute et serviable. Merci à Latifa et Wafa pour votre gentillesse et disponibilité ! Nous recommandons ce Riad et y reviendrons sûrement.
Merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire. Ce fut un réel plaisir pour nous aussi de vous recevoir chez nous. Nous sommes très heureuses de vous connaître et nous vous attendons impatiemment pour un nouveau séjour sous le soleil d'Essaouira.
We had an excellent stay at villa Darko.
Everything was made for us to feel welcomed and at home.
Location is outside the city but Latifa was waiting for us to drive there.
At the house the staff was extremely thoughtful and helpful during the whole stay.
Breakfast was kindly prepared every morning.
Would definitely recommend.
It was a pleasure to welcome you and your friends in our Villa. We were very happy to meet you and we hope of course you will come back soon in Essaouira !
Hat alles geklappt. Latina war sehr nett und die anderen Frauen. Haben sich Mühe gegeben und sind auf unsere Wünsche eingegangen.
Die Lage ist super. Besser geht net.
Ist kein Mega Luxus, eher einfaches Gästehaus.
We were 10 people ( most of us from Norway ) celebrating a 30th birthday. We had a wonderful stay at Villa Darko. The house itself is very clean, spacious and bright. Nice rooms and good hot showers. In the garden there his a lovely swimming pool, bbq, and enough sun beds.
The lady who owns the house is very service minded, easy going and professional. Every morning one lovely lady came and made us delicious Moroccan breakfast ( this was included in the price ). Also we got a huge homemade birthday cake for free.
Villa Darko is definitely a place we would like to stay again and easy recommend to friends and family. Shokran bzzaf
Fantastic stay from start to finish! Latifa was a fantastic host who made all the necessary arrangements for hassle free transport and a very comfortable stay. Villa Darko is a beautiful spot in a quiet location, the rooms were perfectly clean and spacious, as were all the ensuite bathrooms in each room. The pool is a very good size with reasonable depth at its deepest, our group did visit in March though, and the water was a bit cold, but that's to be expected for the time of year! (We all found the Temperature very pleasant when sitting in the sun though!)
Our group did make use of the cook most of the days of our stay, the food was fantastic, with ample servings, we always seemed to have leftovers that we were trying to eat as well! We had a few tagines which were all delicious and had a barbecue for our final lunch which I would recommend. The price for the cook and food was very reasonable when divided amongst the group, especially given the quality and quantity. This definitely added to our overall holiday experience and I would recommend this for anyone staying here.
Some people have mentioned the WiFi in other reviews, this ended up being better than I expected, while not good enough to stream YouTube, it was OK for some light Spotify use and more than capable of good service for (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), email and news. Although part of the appeal of the villa was to be less connected than every day so the limitation definitely suited me!
To get to Essaouira we used a taxi organised by Latifa as needed, (we used the same taxis for connection from and to Marrakesh) fare prices were again reasonable, especially the Marrakesh to Essaouira journey. All the drivers we used were great, very friendly guys and despite our lack of French and Arabic were able to communicate pretty well!
In summary, fantastic villa and service at a very reasonable price!
Fantastic villa. The villa is far enough outside the city to escape the noise but close enough to easily access by taxi. Would stay again in a heartbeat
We were made to feel 100% welcome. The transfer Latifa arranged from Marrakech was luxurious and we were met at accompanied to the riad.
It really is the perfect setting - two minutes walk from the markets but in a quiet spot within the city walls. The four of us stayed on the ground floor - and had breakfast and relaxed on the lovely roof terrace. The decor is lovely and everything is really clean, with petals on the bed and scented candles. Latifa is really helpful and even gave the kids a present when we left.
Breakfast was great with pancakes, croissants, fresh bread, yoghurt, freshly squeezed orange juice, cake etc etc!
We'd love to go back and recommend Riad Darko 100%.
Bon séjour. Villa très spacieuse et bien entretenue.
Point positif : équipements. mis en place pour les enfants (bouées, badminton, ballons, accesoires de plage...).
Point négatif : accès wifi plus que médiocre.
Casa bien situada, algo humeda la pared principal del baño esta cubierta de hongos ojo alergicos. Latifa es muy amable y atenta. Un hamam con masaje dejo a Magda como una rosa. la casa es limpia si bien la habitacion es algo pequeña da a un pasillo y hay para segun que cosas poca intimidad.
El baño esta abierto con la habitacion con unas puertas tipo saloon del oeste. parejas con poca confianza abstenerse.
both the Riad and the Villa are magic places. you can choose between diving in a real moroccan experience right in the medina to enjoy parfums and sounds of Morocco, or relax close to paradisiac seaside just out the city.
a perfect plan to visit Essaouira: half holiday in the riad, the other in the villa!
design and tradition are perfectly mixed up in both locations! of course cleaness and service are high level.. I love to go there and that is why I highly recommend both of them.