Description of Glamping Units
This luxury villa in Oualidia, Morocco, is the perfect destination for a family getaway with a mix of local cultural activities and exciting watersports. With an infinity pool overlooking the ocean and a paddling pool for smaller children, families will have unforgettable vacations in this unique setting.
As well as the villa, there is a cottage in the garden and an apartment, so the whole rental can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests. In the villa, there are three charming bedrooms, all of which have an ensuite bathroom. The master bedroom features a king-size bed and a beautifully decorated full bathroom which has views of the lagoon below. The second bedroom has a queen-size bed and it has been decorated to feature a traditional Moroccan style. The third bedroom is perfect for the kids. It has two twin beds and a bunk bed.
The apartment has its own entrance, and it features two twin beds, a bath, and it even boasts a private balcony with sea and garden views. The cottage is in the stunning garden, about 60 feet from the villa. This charming space is ideal for a family. It has a main bedroom with a king-size bed and the adjoining living area features two twin beds. There is also a DVD player so guests staying here can enjoy some late night movies.
The villa has been lovingly decorated to feature many traditional Moroccan styles while keeping the original French doors, windows, and water tower. There is both a lovely living and dining area with a fireplace, as well as a cozy library with a wonderful selection of books and some DVDs for a movie night. The kitchen is beautiful, fully equipped, and ideal for creating some wonderful meals. Guests can take their meals outside to enjoy the stunning gardens and the incomparable sea views from the rental.
The garden is large, and as well as having lots to keep kids busy on a warm summer's day, there is lots of wonderful wildlife to see such as chamaeleons and local birds. With the fabulous infinity pool overlooking the beach, the lagoon, and the ocean beyond, guests can look forward to watching some stunning sunsets from this unique, beautiful location. Read More
- Air conditioning
- Basic supplies
- Breakfast bar
- Bunk beds
- Dining table
- DVD player
- Internet connection
- King-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Patio furniture
- Private bathroom
- Private pool
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Towels provided
- Twin/Single Bed
There is an infinity pool, which is 150 centimeters deep at the deepest point, and a paddling pool for infants and young children. The water is warm enough for swimming from April until November. In the garden, there are lots of things to keep the kids occupied, including a zip-wire, table tennis, and swings, not to mention the peacocks, tortoises, and chameleons that wander among the trees. Bed linens, towels, and beach towels are all provided. The rental has heating and air con.
- Breakfast included
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Laundry service
- Outdoor pool
- Patio furniture
- TV room
Location + Surroundings
This exceptional villa is set on a clifftop overlooking a tidal lagoon and the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Situated just eight minutes from the center of the small town of Oualidia, the villa adjoins the grounds of a royal palace built by King Mohammed V. The clear blue waters of the lagoon are ideal for surfing, swimming, and watersports. A short walk from the villa you'll find soft, sandy beaches; further afield are oyster farms, protected wetlands, and bird habitats. The villa sits in 25,000 square feet of private gardens planted with palm trees, pine, and eucalyptus. With free breakfast, maid service and a chef on hand to prepare local oysters and seafood, La Diouana offers all the privacy and comfort of a villa with the convenience of a hotel.
The nearest international airport is Casablanca, which is about a two-hour drive from the rental. Read More
The price of this extraordinary villa includes a daily maid service, and a delicious cooked breakfast of pancakes, freshly-squeezed orange juice, fresh baguettes, home-made jam, coffee, and tea or hot chocolate.
There is also a chef, Fatima, who can cook some delicious traditional meals from locally sourced ingredients. Husband Abdillah will grill dishes on the barbecue, including freshly caught fish. In addition, there are wines and beers available to buy. Guests should inquire with the hosts at the time of booking to confirm terms and conditions for this service. Read More
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Ping pong
- Water sports
- Wildlife viewing
Oualidia has an international reputation for surfing and windsurfing. The lagoon is shallow enough for swimming and there are three beaches to check out, including one only accessible by boat. The hosts can help organize surf lessons, kayaking and pedalo hire. Horseriding and quad biking facilities are available and there are stunning walks, either along the Atlantic clifftops or beside the quiet waters of the lagoon. BIrdwatchers will find much to interest them, especially during the migration seasons of Spring and Autumn.
In nearby Safi, the pottery center of Morocco, glampers can buy local ceramics and choose from the day's catch at the fishing harbor. To the north, Azemmour has an ancient medina and windswept beaches. El Jadida, just 60 minutes away, is an old Portuguese outpost with a 17th-century cistern made famous by Orson Welles in his film of Othello. El Jadida also has a waterfront golf course for guests who want to work on their handicap.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
Visitors must confirm the number of guests before arrival. The villa is able to accommodate up to 10 guests, but the hosts will allow 12 by prior arrangement. The additional cost for two extra guests will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Guests will be given the keys to the rental upon arrival and given a tour of the property.
Children must be supervised while using the pool. Diving is discouraged as the deepest point of the pool is only 150cm deep. Infants under the age of three should wear 'swimmer' nappies. Read More