Morocco is undoubtedly one of the most popular destinations for families for its cultural richness, its landscapes and its year-round sunny climate. That is why Little Guest has selected for you the Jardin des Douars, a luxury hotel located on the north-west coast, a stone’s throw from the port city of Essaouira and its sublime bay. Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, the hotel is a little paradise, perched on the lush hills of the region, between the argan trees and the Oued Ksob river.
This piece of heaven is accessible either from Essaouira airport, only 10 minutes away by car, or from Marrakech airport, located 2h30 away from the hotel. A private taxi transfer is available for both airports, do not hesitate to ask one of our Little Concierges for more information.
Having a nice family holiday is a priority at Little Guest. That is why we have selected the Jardin des Douars for you. A human-sized hotel built with local materials, the property combines luxury and authenticity to offer you a place in the middle of nature where calm and relaxation are at one. Moreover, the place is ideal for a family with its beautiful rooms and villas, its family swimming pool, its splendid garden and its numerous activities organized outside the hotel.
In the hotel you will find:
Our three Relax Rooms both offer a simple and original atmosphere. They are intended for couples looking for a cosy and warm nest in Essaouira. For a room of remarkable elegance, it is embellished with artisanal and traditional Moroccan decor which gives character to the interior. To embark on a pleasant journey to the land of dreams, we have equipped each room with a double or twin bed offering excellent levels of comfort. In the evening, before going to bed, you can enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars on the terrace.
Our three Rooms - Beldi present very warm spaces where serenity and calm reign. They will be ideal for small families. The bay windows open onto a beautiful botanical garden which will appeal to all nature lovers. The interior space is both bright and warm, and has a double or twin bed along with a single bed for children. You have the choice of staying in a room on the ground floor or on the first floor.
The Room Beldi - Terrace offers two very comfortable deckchairs on its terrace. Enjoy relaxing and pleasant breakfasts under the beautiful summer sun. Views of the botanical garden which extends over two hectares will put you in direct contact with natural surroundings. The Jardin des Douars offers a fully equipped room for stays as a couple or as a family, You will find everything you need for a great holiday. The double or twin bed is joined by another extremely spacious single bed to help you relax after days of sight-seeing.
The Romantic Room is a large space that has been specially designed to serve as a holiday or honeymoon spot. With its nuanced use of colours, the room is ideal for all couples who want to make their stay in our hotel a romantic escape. On the terrace, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the hotel's botanical delights. Finding yourself in the main house, you will also be able to take advantage of the resplendent garden which is available for guests. We have specially opted for simplicity and refinement to offer you exceptional serenity. Make your stay unforgettable by opting for traditional decor in the heart of the most romantic city in Morocco. Moreover, many welcome products will be offered to you for your personal use during your stay.
This room's Moroccan decoration will transport you into a real fairy tale. The terrace provides a heavenly view of the botanical gardens, and the direct contact with nature will be an absolute delight. In addition to the warmth it diffuses through the room, the fireplace will add romance and magic to winter evenings. You will spend your tender nights in the embrace of a cosy twin bed. After long enchanting walks, you will instantly forget about fatigue by basking in the en suite bathtub. The Luxury Room offers a golden opportunity to make holiday dreams come true.
We have specially concocted our two family rooms for couples with children, so that you can spend pleasant moments together. The interior decoration has been designed to create a fairy tale atmosphere which transports you to a completely different world. This room comes with a double or twin bed, and two extra single beds, giving you the certainty which comes from knowing that your children are close by. You will spend peaceful evenings together in a marvellous setting. The hotel Le Jardin des Douars owes its name not only to a flora of two hectares, but also to the carefully chosen facilities available to you. This little cocoon itself reflects the spirit of Morocco and the joy of holidays. Don't hesitate to reserve our space for you and your family.
The Family Room - Terrace, available with three beds, has been specially created for you to enjoy an unforgettable time with your children. The interior design of the space is designed to take you to a completely different level of comfort. With a double or twin bed and two additional single beds, you will have a pleasant time with your family while enjoying the Moroccan atmosphere. Your stay will be pure happiness. After seeing the sights in the city of Essaouira, the hot bath will offer the perfect level of comfort to relax tired muscles. Don't hesitate to reserve our space for you and your family.
The Babel Suite of 45 sqm is made up of two bedrooms. Each is equipped with a king-size bed which elegantly displays the traditional colours of Morocco. The space inside the main house offers a lovely and convivial atmosphere. The refinement of the suite added to the breathtaking views you will have of the Botanical Garden will ensure a memorable stay. Located on the first floor, this type of suite is ideal for holidays with family or friends. The atmosphere provided by the room and the various services offered by the hotel combine to offer an unforgettable experience. The beauty of the place is a delight in itself and the enchanting calm that reigns in the surroundings guarantee a well-deserved moment of relaxation.
The Douaria Suite has two spacious bedrooms with King-size beds and a connecting bedroom with two single beds. The decoration is of artisanal quality, while at the same time the elegant and luxurious curtains reflect traditional Moroccan motifs. The lounge has a living room with sofa, armchairs and coffee table, making it ideal for your socialising with friends. Overlooking a huge garden, the Douaria Suite offers a visual experience of lush natural beauty. This is sure to give you the sensation of well-being as well as a special feeling of escaping the outside world. You can also take a walk through this garden if you desire.
Nestled on two floors, the Mogador Suite is a real mix fusion of comfort and calm. Even though the hotel is located in the heart of the city of Essaouira, you will find that the surroundings offer all of the peace and serenity you could desire. In addition, the terrace will offer you superb views over the entire extent of the hotel and will invite you to indulge in dining and socialising in the open air. The interior space is equipped so that you have all the necessary comfort during your stay at the hotel. Moreover, the fireplace ensures that winter holidays will be cosy, pleasant and totally warm.
The exceptional beauty of this Royale Suite will transport you to the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, whether you are traveling with family or friends. We have specially combined simplicity and refinement to invite you to relax in sovereign calm. The space has been arranged so that you will feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the suite. This magical setting will give you the impression of being the kings of the world. In addition to being under the large dome of the main house, this cocoon contains all the facets of traditional Moroccan decoration.
This sumptuous house is made up of 2 levels and is a real jewel set in a lush green garden. Equipped with a large heated swimming pool, a pétanque court and a ping-pong table, from the outset it offers an invitation to play and unwind. Its large bay windows open onto four bedrooms decorated in the traditional Moroccan style. You will fully appreciate the house's comfort and ultimate sophistication. This unique and magical universe is an exceptional place for your holidays with family or friends. Take advantage of Villa Basmah for your stay in Morocco.
Villa Primera provides accommodation for a large family or a group of friends. This magnificent residence has four bedrooms equipped with bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub. Guests will therefore have all the privacy they need. With a beautiful and spacious area of 350 sqm, this haven has a large terrace which will offer you a dazzling view of the Botanical Garden. So come and book this splendid space which will make your stay in Essaouira unforgettable.
8 adults and 2 children.
4 bedrooms including 4 king-size double beds, 2 single beds, a fireplace, an equipped kitchen with a housekeeper service, 4 bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub, a 3100 sqm botanical garden, toiletries 'reception, a private heated swimming pool, hairdryer, heated children's pool, reversible air conditioning, large terrace, safe, barbecue, free access to the WIFI network, a petanque area, TNT TV, a trampoline and a swing, a large living room.
The Villa Patio is a very bright and friendly space, and is ideal for stays with family or friends. Its large terrace offers a view of the Botanical Garden and the private swimming pool adds extra appeal. The total area of 400 sqm includes all of the amenities and equipment needed to meet customer needs. Its private lounge also allows adults to maintain total privacy. It is therefore high time to indulge yourself with this two-level space which has been specially designed for people dreaming of escaping from everyday life.
8 adults and 2 children
4 bedrooms each with a king-size double bed, 2 single beds, a fireplace, an equipped kitchen with housekeeper service, 4 bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub, botanical garden of 3,100 sqm, products reception area, a private heated swimming pool, hairdryer, large terrace, reversible air conditioning, a barbecue, a safe, a petanque court, free access to the WIFI network, a ping-pong table, a TNT TV, a large living room and a dining room.
The magnificent Villa Jasmin is an exceptional masterpiece for any type of vacation. Able to accommodate up to 9 people, you will not lack anything in this peaceful and relaxing place. The villa covers a large area of 200 sqm. It is specially designed to accommodate large families or friends. Connect with the surrounding nature and enjoy the pure air that will ensure a feeling of absolute well-being. You can lounge in King-size beds after sporting activities or following a stroll through Essaouira, Morocco's most romantic city.
6 adults and 3 children
3 bedrooms including 3 double or twin beds and 3 single beds, an equipped kitchen with housekeeper service, 3 bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub, welcome products, a 1,800 sqm botanical garden, a dryer -hair, a private heated swimming pool, reversible air conditioning, a heated children's pool, a safe, a large terrace, free access to the WIFI network, a living room and a dining room, TNT TV, a fireplace, 2 levels .
The large surface area of Villa Béthanie makes it the perfect place to accommodate a large family. The interior has been decorated in soft and very warm colours. This space is divided into several bedrooms with bathrooms which harmonize perfectly with the external environment of the villa. The furniture has been specially chosen to satisfy your desires and to showcase the classic Moroccan style. Choose this authentic property to spend friendly moments in a superb setting.
10 adults and 4 children
5 king-size double or twin beds, 4 single beds, welcome products, 5 bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub, hairdryer, 4,400 sqm botanical garden, reversible air conditioning, swimming pool private heating, a safe, a large terrace, free access to the WIFI network, a large living room and a dining room, TNT TV, 2 fireplaces, 1 level, a kitchen equipped with a housekeeper service.
Villa Saada is a place where you are sure to find happiness during your stay. This magnificent building is attached to a vast expanse of botanical gardens that you can explore during your visit. It will be the ideal place for family reunions. The mix between intimacy and calm will give you well-being and allow you to relax as you wish. In this vast residence, you can also enjoy the exceptional flavours that Morocco has to offer. The ideal haven of peace for a large family, Villa Saada will be the perfect spot to celebrate exceptional events that you will always remember.
10 adults and 4 children
5 bedrooms with 5 king-size double or twin beds, 4 single beds, 5 bathrooms with shower and / or bathtub, 5,000 sqm botanical garden, a private heated swimming pool, a large terrace, a large living room and a dining room, a fireplace, a kitchen equipped with a housekeeper service, hospitality products, hair dryer, reversible air conditioning, a safe, free access to the WIFI network, a TNT TV, 2 levels.
Little Guest has selected the Jardin des Douars for its many services and activities for families.
Within the hotel, you will find a heated outdoor swimming pool just for families: a great way to meet new friends by the water.
The Jardin des Douars is also conveniently located, at just 13 km from the medina of Essaouira, a UNESCO World Heritage. A family day trip to the medina is a must during your stay: you will be able to see the port, the lively neighbourhoods and the vibrant colours of the city, with a guide or on your own.
The hotel also works with several providers to offer you a wide range of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Located only a few minutes away from sublime beaches such as the ones of Moulay Bouzerktoun and Sidi Kaouki renowned for their waves, surf enthusiasts will be in paradise. The hotel offers kite surfing, surfing and windsurfing courses in collaboration with the Ion club.
The region is also rich in stunning scenery, including magnificent dunes along the Atlantic Ocean. You can explore these beautiful sandy areas on quad bikes, buggies, bicycles, horses and even camels! To discover the region in an eco-tourist way, it is also possible to go for a walk in nature, followed by a snack at the locals’ house to discover the rural and authentic side of Morocco.
For cooking enthusiasts, cooking workshops for children and adults are organised in the medina of Essaouira. Led by a chef, you will learn in small groups how to prepare a traditional Moroccan meal during half a day, followed by a tasting of course! Couscous, tajine and gazelle horns will no longer have secrets for you.
Parents will also be happy at the Jardin des Douars.
To relax during the day, a private swimming pool for adults only is available at the hotel. A great way to relax under the sun while your children are being looked after by nannies, thanks to the babysitting service also offered by the hotel.
For a moment of complete serenity, do not hesitate to visit the sumptuous spa of the Jardin des Douars. Face and body treatments, massages with local argan oil, beauty treatments and hammam, let yourself be carried away by this oasis of well-being. To dream even more, do not hesitate to consult the spa programme.
Do you want to do shopping without leaving the hotel? The Jardin des Douars has for its guests a small jewellery and clothes shop where you can discover local crafts. Cosmetic products made from local argan oil are also on sale in the shop.
For golf enthusiasts, the Mogador Golf Course, one of the best in the country, is only 10 minutes away from the hotel. There, you can hit the ball on the two courses of 13 and 18 holes, while admiring the splendid view of the dunes.
Within the hotel
The Jardin des Douars offers a main restaurant and a beautiful outdoor terrace where you can enjoy delicious Moroccan and French inspired dishes.
First, you can have breakfast either in the restaurant or on the terrace, depending on your wishes and the season. Included in the price of your stay, the breakfast formula gives you access to a magnificent continental buffet with local products: Moroccan crepes, fresh fruit, French toast, the choice is all yours! Discover the breakfast menu.
For lunch, why not enjoy a light and tasty meal under the palm trees? The menu proposed during lunchtime never ceases to highlight local products with finesse. For meat lovers, a barbecue buffet is organised every Sunday for lunch. You can enjoy delicious grilled meat and fish, straight from the port of Essaouira!
In the evening, it is time to meet up in the hotel’s main restaurant, decorated in a modern Moroccan style. There, you can enjoy international dishes as well as traditional Moroccan dishes such as the famous couscous and tajine! Discover the dinner menu.
During the day or in the evening, you can also relax by the hotel’s two swimming pools or on the terrace while sipping a delicious cocktail, or a juice for the children, along with a snack available at the several bars. Discover the bar menu.
The medina of Essaouira is also full of restaurants to try during your stay. Traditional Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine, French or international cuisine, you will find something for everyone to like. Little Guest has selected for you two restaurant that are worth a visit: