Rabat, Northern Morocco
At a Glance
This boutique hotel has just 10 suites with either a private patio or balcony
The onsite restaurant "Le Restaurant" serves a fusion of Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine, with fresh seafood from the Atlantic
The large outdoor swimming pool has patterned mosaic tiling and contemporary sun loungers, making it the perfect spot to soak up the sun
A private gazebo can be set up in the manicured gardens for a romantic dining experience
Best time to Visit
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Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn, when temperatures are 20°C to 25°C by day and at least 10°C by night, and November to February, with cooler nights but similar daytime temperatures and light rainfall possible. From mid-June to August temperatures rise into the 30s and occasionally 40s.
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Villa Diyafa is located in the embassy district of Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. This boutique urban resort showcases vibrant furnishings and prides itself on excellent service.
Elegantly decorated with chic, modern styling, Villa Diyafa is a kaleidoscope of luxurious fabrics, textures, and jewel-like colours that feel both decadent and comfortable. “Diyafa” is the Arabic word for hospitality, and Villa Diyafa lives up to its name with unparalleled style and service.
This small hotel features just ten beautifully-designed suites on the ground and first floors with either a patio or balcony, where you can sip mint tea and enjoy views over the gardens. Offering an impressive 80 square metres (260 square feet) of space the suites have a separate sitting room and a large bathroom, ensuring there is plenty of space to relax and unwind.
The restaurant serves up Moroccan and Mediterranean fare and you can dine either inside or outdoors overlooking the cascading central water feature. After dinner, why not head down to Le Bar, where you might like to enjoy a sophisticated cocktail or snack on the adjacent garden terrace, perfect for those warm Moroccan nights.
For your mind and body there is an on-site spa, fitness room and a large outdoor pool, set in the beautifully-manicured gardens, providing a true oasis feel in the heart of this bustling city.
There are 10 suites and one villa at Villa Diyafa. All suites are very spacious with vibrant furnishings and plush velvet accents and can be made interconnecting. The bathroom includes large soaking tub and shower with rainfall shower as well as a large walk-in closet.
The suites all have a separate sitting room and either a balcony or patio leading onto the manicured gardens. All rooms offer the same level of luxurious comfort, accented by plush velvet and modern touches such as a blue tooth surround sound speaker system.
The large villa has an exclusive terrace and private swimming pool.
Children are welcome at Villa Diyafa and although there are no specific childcare facilities the suites are spacious and can be interconnecting.
The onsite spa and beauty salon offers a selection of services including the traditional Moroccan hammam. The adjacent fitness room houses the latest Technogym equipment and overlooks the stunning 25 metre swimming pool, surrounded by sun lungers and set in the sculptured gardens. For on-site dining, "Le Restaurant" serves fusion Morocco and Mediterranean cuisine.
If you can bring yourself to leave the peaceful gardens, visit to the grounds of the Royal Palace or enjoy a guided tour of Rabat. The pristine 45-hole golf course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, is also just a 5 minute drive away.
Rachael Mendizabal (Staff)
Villa Diyafa is located in an exclusive part of Rabat and that is reflected in both the style and service. The bathroom in my suite was huge with a massive tub, separate water closet and shower with both rain and regular shower head! The walk-in closet had loads of storage and hanging space, so I had plenty of space to unpack after the long flight and reorganise myself. There is a very modern feature - you can pipe in music from lobby or hook to your own bluetooth all from a button on the wall.
Guided tour of Casablanca
Explore Casablanca with your guide, a bustling economic capital, the centre for all trade and business and also home to the largest shopping Mall in Africa.
Guided tour of Rabat
Discover the highlights of Rabat, Morocco's capital, and learn about the history and culture of this bustling city. Visit some of the city's most famous sights and landmarks as you explore with your private guide.
Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, Sahara Desert, Skoura, Marrakech
from £4400 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- Visit the popular cities of Fes and Marrakech and understand the different ways of lives of the locals
- Journey into the golden sands of the desert and see how Nomads live in this barren landscape
- See the varying landscapes from desert oases to large rock formations
Location & directions
Rabat, Northern Morocco
Villa Diyafa is located in the embassy district in the city of Rabat. Rabat is the capital city of Morocco and is located on the north-east coast.
How to get there
From Casablanca airport Villa Diyafa is an 1 hour 30 minute drive by car. From the smaller Rabat-Sale aiport, Villa Diyafa is just 25 minutes by car.
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