As soon as you enter the white studded door of our Essaouira riad and are greeted by the huge smiles of our housekeepers Rachid and Latifa, you ll feel right at home Our cosy relaxing refuge in Morocco with its 200-year old walls has been renovated into four self catering apartments, making it the perfect hidden gem for a romantic escape, a family holiday or time away with a group of friends. Dar Lazuli s location on the Western coast of Morocco is second to none, tucked away in a quiet but central corner of Essaouira s ancient medina (A World Heritage Site) and minutes from its many restaurants, bustling souks and long sandy beach with world class conditions for surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing. With a self-catering set up, you have the freedom to eat in or eat out and our two friendly housekeepers are always on hand to prepare a tasty Moroccan meal, as well as providing local information and a daily room service. In the words of one of our guests: All the benefits of a hotel, with the intimacy of your own apartment in a perfect location the perfect place to get away from everything. So whether you re a sun-seeker, a kitesurfer or a gastronome Dar Lazuli offers the freedom and independence to fulfil your holiday expectations.