Le Jardin des Douars is the standard Moroccan kasbah stylishly reimagined excessive above Essaouira Moroccothe Atlantic coast. Function-built, lower than twenty years in the past, to supply indulgent Twenty first-century luxurious, Le Jardin des Douars remembers the structure of a sun-drenched mud kasbah.
And the identify? In Arabic, a douar is a small village, typically of only one or two homes. On this hilltop douarais, terracotta homes, dot the verdant gardens. Outwardly, Le Jardin des Douars pays homage to the sunshine terracotta structure of Morocco’s inland fortifications, whereas the inside runs by means of Morocco’s stylish ebook of design.
This resort with 19 rooms, 6 suites and 6 villas provides a peaceable retreat. Tall palms and needle-thin cypresses present shelter from the commerce winds of the Atlantic Ocean.
In summer time, these winds save Essaouira from Morocco’s boiling temperatures. “Now we have two seasons”, our information Abdul confides. “Windy and non-windy.” From September to April there isn’t any wind, making Essaouira a vacation spot with 320 days of sunshine a 12 months.
A driver is ready for us, after we shortly…