Opening Times
Mon-Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Bank Holidays 10am-4pm


RYAD WATIER | Essaouira

Set in the Kasbah part of the medina just 5 minutes' walk from the lovely sandy bay and the beautiful traditional fishing port, Ryad Watier is an exceptionally well run riad which has benefitted enormously from a skillfully designed restoration. It is a friendly base offering a good choice of room types including many ideally suited to families. It has good views of the Atlantic Ocean from the roof terrace, offers hammam and massages.

Ryad Watier


Accommodation: The spacious accommodation comprises a choice of 9 suites of 1 or 2 bedrooms, each priced individually; all with en suite bathroom and separate toilets, surrounding a lovely plant-filled courtyard. Some have mezzanine floor and some have a fireplace.

Location: Conveniently located in the Kasbah part of the medina, near a main shopping street and only a few minutes walk to the lovely sandy bay and the beautiful traditional fishing port.

Services and other points to note: Adjoining the ground floor patio are a library, an exterior courtyard garden, a lovely dining/sitting room with open fire, all tastefully restored to a very high standard including interesting furniture and works of art. You may have a hammam or massage on request.

Meals: Breakfast is included. The option of an evening meal is available on request (about 15 Euros per person).Alcohol is also available upon request.

Staff:  The resident owner, Jean Gabriel, and his staff are superb: always good humoured, nothing is too much trouble for them.

After booking we will send you substantial pre-visit information guides for your chosen destination(s).


Facilities Summary
  • Excellent Food
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Hammam
  • Eco-friendly
  • Heating
  • Family Friendly
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Safe
  • Owner on-site or nearby
  • Alcohol BYO or on-site
  • English & French Spoken
  • Roof Terrace
Standard Double from:
£105 per night, B&B