Make sure the Sofitel Hotel in Essaouira is on the itinerary of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Morocco and you’ll certainly be able to play around. You can swim in an indoor heated pool, laze on the beach or – literally - play a round. The Sofitel features superb views over the Atlantic ocean and Mogador’s own 18 hole golf course; designed by none other than Gary Player, to be both picturesque and challenging.

Of course, you’ll find making yourself at home in the five star Sofitel a lot less demanding. It is the essence of comfort and hospitality, with décor designed by the world famous Didier Gomez to be a harmonious blend of French and authentic Moroccan themes. Not to mention the So Spa with its list of restorative and beautifying treatments.

Sofitel, at a glance

  • Five star resort and hotel nestling on a mimosa and eucalyptus tree-lined beach
  • Choice of 175 rooms, including 28 bungalows and seven world class suites
  • All with inspiring views of the Atlantic or the resort itself
  • Excellent en suite bathrooms
  • French interior design fused with authentic Moroccan features like mashrabiya lattice windows
  • Choice of restaurants and bars offering fine regional, national and international dishes, served in refined surroundings

For leisure and pleasure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • So Spa with a menu of treatments and rituals that will restore your vitality and enhance your natural beauty
  • Play on the Gary Player designed Mogador golf course
  • Children’s Villa and QG Lounge for teens featuring soccer, cookery classes and sand castle building
  • Easy access to the sights and amenities of the town of Essaouira
  • Above and beyond expectations, Jo was a real star. Prompt responses, a real pleasure to deal with.

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    EP, Italy, 2013