This luxury resort just outside the city of Essaouira offers guests elegant décor blending contemporary French design with authentic Moroccan details. Situated on the Atlantic Coast line this hotel is a paradise for those into water sports and surfing.
A new Sofitel Hotel offering luxury and modern amenities
Superb panoramic views of either the gardens, the ocean or the golf course from each room
Option to have a private villa with its own pool and butler service and still enjoy the facilities of the hotel
The kids villa is very welcomed by parents as children can enjoy a number of activities in a safe environment
Sofitel Essaouira Mogador is a treasure hidden away amongst lush natural landscapes in Essaouira. Set within gardens, moments away from the beach and golf course and with views of the Atlantic, the resort is a haven of tranquillity. Being a fairly new hotel, the natural setting is blended nicely with the sleek architecture to create a fresh atmosphere.
The hotel offers ample facilities to keep you entertained, relaxed and well fed during your stay. The two pools, spa and hammam are perfect for a bit of respite, the golf course and gym are ideal for sportier types, a tour around the garden is popular with architecture and design enthusiasts and the selection of restaurants and bars with their tempting menus will keep you coming back. If you want to venture further afield, or rather just a short drive away, you can find many local places of interest such as the Sultan's Palace and the town of Essaouira which has many museums and art galleries worth visiting.
In terms of accommodation, there is a category to suit all. The 140 luxurious hotel rooms and suites offer contemporary décor by Didier Gomez with vibrant colours and wood latticework. However, if you are after something even more exclusive, one of the 28 villas might be just up your street with a personal butler and private pool.
When to visit
Pre-book a Hamam in the wonderfully relaxing spa and enjoy the indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out towards the ocean.
Sofitel Essaouira is located in the seaside resort of Mogador. Essaouira town, the beach, Sultan's Palace, the Medina, the port, art galleries and museum are all a short drive away.
Cheese and wine tasting in Essaouira
Explore the worlds of wine and cheese in the area around Essaouira. Start with a visit to one of the country's foremost wineries just outside the city before sampling some fantastic Moroccan cheese at La Fromagerie.
Cooking lesson and tour of the souks
Morocco is famous for its use of spices and traditional cooking techniques. Experience this firsthand by learning these wonderful practices and bringing them home with you!
Essaouira half-day tour
Explore the picturesque town of Essaouira with your private guide. Here you can enjoy the slower pace as you can browse in the souk, wander along the ramparts to the port and explore the Portuguese fort.
Horse riding on the beach in Essaouira
The port city of Essaouira features a long stretch of golden sand, which is a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. This long flat stretch is perfect for exploring on horseback as you enjoy a ride along this stretch of coast.
Surfing in Essaouira
Essaouira is becoming well known as a surfing destination. In the beautiful bay, particularly between April to October, Essaouira's beaches become fantastic spots for intermediate and advanced surfers to take to the waves.