Built at the end of the 18th century, it is the historic heart of the city and the main center of activity with the port. Surrounded by a Vauban-style wall, the Medina is protected by fortifications where the European style blends harmoniously with the Arab-Muslim style. The Sqala de la Kasbah is an example accessible and open to the public of these fortifications where the walls are still under attack from the ocean. Inside, the maze of alleys divides the districts and the various souks. Fairly organized despite everything, the souk offers all types of products. Clothing rubs shoulders with spices, necklaces, bracelets and other items follow olives and other fruits and vegetables. There are many restaurants where the fresh fish caught in the morning is cooked for lunch or dinner. Many other typical dishes are also offered and it is good to stop on a terrace, in the refreshing shade of the trees. The Medina was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
Riad of 258 m² to refresh, located not far from one of the most commercial derbs of Essaouira.
It is composed as follows:
1st floor: 1 bathroom with bathtub, 1 kitchen, 1 patio/living room, 2 triple bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, 1 separate WC.
2nd floor: 1 patio-passageway, 1 kitchen, 1 large shower room, 3 bedrooms, 1 laundry room/bathroom.
3rd floor: 1 kitchen with shower, 1 separate toilet, 1 bedroom, 1 large terrace.
Top floor: a small terrace offering a splendid panorama over the ocean and the roofs of the medina.
The ceilings are in a traditional Moroccan style called “Tataoui”, the floors are in period cement tiles, the whole bringing a real trait of character to this building with interesting possibilities of evolution.
On the ground floor, a room of 48 m² is included in the title deed.
Sea view from the terrace