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  • Stay in two unique hotels in two contrasting locations, for 4, 5 or 7 nights, with added exciting excursions to help you explore the country.
  • The Palais Paysan is a striking modern marvel at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, with an on-site farm, infinity pool and spa.
  • The Mimouna is a traditional riad offering authentic decor and a large terrace with panoramic sea views, just 10 minutes walk from the beach.


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Our Offers

4 night offer: 2 Nights in Marrakech & 2 Nights in Essaouira   

5 night offer: 3 Nights in Marrakech & 2 Nights in Essaouira 
 
7 night offer: 4 Nights in Marrakech & 3 Nights in Essaouira   

Your Destinations

Your first hotel, Palais Paysan is located in Oumnas - an oasis of calm, 30 minutes outside of Marrakech. With the Atlas Mountains looming in the horizon, and miles of desert surrounding you, this is an adventurer's dream - horse riding, hiking and quad biking are all readily available in the area.


Epic scenery, year round sunshine, and proximity to one of the most ancient cities in the world, makes this the perfect spot for those who want the best of both worlds.
Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the High Atlas mountains, Essaouira is still a relatively new tourist spot, popular with a bohemian crowd drawn to its laid back atmosphere, art and culture. The medina has an interesting souk where you can wander the cobbled streets and winding alleyways of the old city.  You will discover the cafes, restaurants, galleries and craft shops for which Essaouira is famous.

The beach (just 10 minutes walk from your riad) is also a major highlight of this town where you can go wind and kite surfing, horse and camel riding or just walk along the scenic coasts.

Your Itinerary

The below is an example 4 day itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival
Arrive in Marrakech and drive to Akrich village outskirt Marrakech (25 minutes)   
Overnight at Le Palais Paysan    
    
Day 2: Akrich – Asni and Ourika valley     
Breakfast    
09H00: Full Day Berber Trails tour to Asni and Ourika Valley. Lunch at Kasbah Ourika.    
Return at the hotel 16H30    
18H30 Activity Marrakech by night in horse & drawn carriage and BBQ at a Moroccan riad.    
Overnight at Le Palais Paysan (can extend up to 2 more nights)    
    
Day 3: Akrich – Essaouira     
Breakfast    
Leave the village Akrich and drive to Essaouira.    
Refreshment stop at Sidi Lmokhtar    
Arrive to Essaouira    
Check in to your hotel.    
Overnight at Riad Mimouna     
    
Day 4: Essaouira     
Day at leisure    
Overnight at Riad Mimouna (can extend up to 1 more night)    
    
Day 5: Departure    
Transfer to Essaouira airport  

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Optional Excursions

You may also choose to add the below excursions for an additional fee.

Essaouira Tour of Medina, Port & Scala (excluding lunch)
Explore the best of Essaouira on this half-day guided tour and witness the amazing sights of the fortified city located in the Moroccan Atlantic coast and visit the fishing port and Scala “the Astapor” also known for being the filming location of the famously acclaimed series "Game of Thrones".

After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and join your guide to discover “The Mogador Essaouira” listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site. It combines history and culture with modern section located on its promenade. Our visit starts at the ancient fishing port, looking pleasurably mesmerizing as the fishing boats dock. You can even see wooden boats being made and the Île de Mogador in the distance. Visit the Museum “Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah the old Alaouite Sultan, the founder of the City”, as anthropology and art unite at this quaint refurbished museum of regional art in a traditional house showcasing weapons, instruments, carpets, and historical photos of Essaouira.

Continue towards the medina. A wonderful labyrinth of streets, this 18th mid-century fortified town was built with the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African context, where we have the opportunity to wander the ancient streets and imagine what life used to be like before us. Explore the souks and the old Caravan Serai full of local artists selling their crafts made of thuya wood, pottery, jewellery etc.

Our last stop will be at the ramparts and places around the Scala where “the Game of Thrones season 3” was filmed (Astapor).

Enjoy refreshment in the terrace café on the corniche overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This is a perfect opportunity to get away from the city rush.

Essaouira Countryside & Ramble
08h00 pick up from your hotelJoin your guide for short ramble in the Thuya forest to Sidi Mbarek waterfalls and Sidi Kaouki beach.

First stop in the area of Diabat, a former hippy enclave where the Rolling Stones used to hang out and the inspiration for Jemi Hendrix’s song “Castles Made of Sand”. Visit the nearby ruined old palace.

Continue to Sidi Mbarek, a small Berber village 35 km south of Essaouira, where the trek begins. Walk to the little cascade and visit the old Marabout (tomb of a Saint or wise man). Here, the convergence of a large sand dune, a small river, and an imposing rock splendidly frames a lovely bay. The stream brings some water (water level depends on the seasons/rain) into this very dry region to irrigate local crops. The landscape offers a rich interplay of green, blue and yellow.

Walking time is 45 minutes to reach the cascade and 30 minutes back (round trip 1 hour 15 mins).

Continue to Sidi Kaouki, a relaxed surfers’ village, to enjoy a delicious sardine picnic, in an ideal lunch spot overlooking the large sandy beach.

On the way back to the city, there is also the option of visiting an Argan cooperative, to learn how precious Argan oil – unique to this area - is produced. The visit includes a tasting of the oil.  A great, authentic day out.

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Palais Paysan

This offer is based on a Deluxe Room with daily breakfast.

Just for you:
- Welcome mint tea & pastries
- 15% discount on all spa treatments
- 1x free access to the Jacuzzi


A modernist marvel in the middle of the desert, this unique boutique offers a refreshing alternative to many Moroccan hotels.

Guests can expect striking geometric architecture and minimalist interiors, with exposed brick, unique lighting and and a pared back beige and grey colour palette.

There are just 18 bedrooms, an infinity pool with amazing mountain views, and an on-site farm which provides much of the restaurant's fresh vegetables, herbs and eggs.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Deluxe Rooms measure 30 - 34 sqm and offer handmade designer furniture, free wifi and a terrace with garden and mountain views.

Riad Mimouna

This offer is based on a Standard Room with daily breakfast.

Just for you:
- Welcome mint tea & pastries
- 10% discount on spa treatments and
- 1x free access to the hammam

Please note: This riad does not serve alcohol and does not have air conditioning. Heaters are available.

Sitting on the ocean, the Mimouna is a traditional riad showcasing authentic decor, and a large terrace with panoramic sea views, just moments from the city's Medina and the famous Essaouria Walls. 

Sit back and relax with a cup of Maghrebi Mint Tea - a favourite in Morocco - in the riad's cosy lounge with the twinkling of the fountain in the background, or simply soak up the sunshine on the terrace.

Traditional Moroccan dishes are served up in the hotel's seafront restaurant.  Just like the rest of the riad, the dishes served up in its intimate dining room are as authentic as they are impressive. 

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Your Room is colourful and welcoming with 2 single beds or 1 double bed, a marble private bathroom, comfortable seating area and a TV.

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Private transfers are included throughout

Marrakech airport to Palais Paysan: 30 min / 25 km
Palais Paysan to Riad Mimouna: 2h 50 min / 195 km
Riad Mimouna to Essaouira airport: 25 min / 17.5 km   

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Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

Our price does not include a compulsory city tax of 20DHS per person per day which is payable locally - price is subject to change without prior notice.

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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