Africa is a continent that boasts several exotic destinations. Its beautiful beaches, serene environment, warm and sunny weather, and captivating views make for a great vacation spot. That is not all, Africa also has some of the most luxurious villas you have ever seen. From the shores of Cape Town to the plains of East Africa, you can never go wrong. Whether you want a glimpse of wildlife or you prefer to see the calm waves of the sea, Africa has a place for you. More importantly, these luxurious lifestyle comes at an affordable rate. You don’t need to break the bank to live comfortably and enjoy nature.
In this article, we will take a look at 15 beautiful luxury villas that you can rent in Morocco. These places offer the best of both worlds. From good weather to captivating scenery, good food, and brilliant architecture. Morocco is a well-known tourist destination in North Africa. Its fascinating landscape means there is a lot that attracts visitors. And when we say fascinating, we are talking about breath-taking coastlines, endless stretches of desert, and the famous Atlas mountain.
Brief insights about Morocco’s tourism industry
Morocco sits among the top tourism countries in Africa. As of 2007, tourism was the second-largest source of foreign exchange in the country. With so many visitors, it is easy to understand why the country has some of the best luxury villas. After all, these people need a good place to stay, whether they are there on a business trip or on vacation. Like most people, the first thing to come to mind when planning to visit another country is “accommodation”. This is why we want to make the choice a lot easier for you. Here are 15 luxury villas that you can rent in Morocco, for an unforgettable getaway.
#1 Villa Sawira
Villa Sawira is a luxury accommodation in Essaouira, Morocco. Its stony wall blends perfectly with the hilly landscape to give a picture of a medieval structure. But, don’t be deceived, this mansion has some of the latest amenities. You also get an on-site masseuse, a beachfront, and a great view of the sea.
#2 Villa Atlas
Villa Atlas is a serene and luxurious mansion in the Marrakesh Palmeraie. It has 6 ensuite and a massage room, a Hamman, and a sauna, amongst others. Chinese and Arabic furnishing makes up most of the decorations in the villa. The environment is surrounded by aromatic plants and an olive garden. This creates a scenic contrast with the surrounding desert. Towards the South, you can see the great Atlas mountain.
#3 Dar 118
Ever heard of the Mamounia palace? This is a 15-hectare palace and garden given by Mohammed Ben Abdellah (once the Sultan of Morocco) to his son Mamoun. Let’s forget about history for a while and talk about the stunning garden in the palace. It is breathtaking and you get to see it from the rooftop of Dar 118. The villa was redesigned as a private retreat with 3 bedrooms and fully equipped with all the bells and whistles of a luxury villa.
#4 Dar Sabaah
Dar Sabaah is a quiet luxury villa located on the outskirts of Essaouira at the edge of the Argan tree forest. Its close proximity to the Atlantic ocean and the deserted beaches will appeal to those who want solitude. The villa has 4 bedrooms, a hammam, and a heated pool among other luxuries. Within the immediate vicinity of this villa is a golf court, beach, airport, and the ancient city of Medina.
#5 Villa Mamouna
Are you into golf and hope to enjoy the luxury of potting a few holes in one of the most magnificent Golf Courses? Then perhaps the Villa Mamouna will suit you just fine. Villa Mamouna is a 4 ensuite luxury mansion that lies on the Mogador Golf course, a private golf course at the bay of Essaouira. So you have easy access to not 1 but 2 beautiful 18-hole golf courses designed by the legendary golfer, Gary Player. The Golf course runs along the coastline of Morocco, melting the dunes, the Atlantic ocean, and the forest together to give you an enviable view.
#6 La Diouana
La Diouana is a combination of ancient and modern Moroccan architecture. Located in Oualidia, Morocco, this villa comes with an impressive view of the Laguna and the ocean. It is a perfect location to catch a beautiful waterside sunset. Special services like lagoon excursions, fishing trips, windsurfing, etc are provided. Equally impressive is the interior decor of this villa. You have 3 ensuite fully furnished with moucharrabieh woodwork and polished plaster floors also known as tadelakt.
#7 Vila Lagon
Another impressive coastline villa in Oualidia, Morocco is Villa Lagoon. Like the name suggest, this 6 double bedroom mansion presents an elevated view of the Lagoon. The surrounding is lavished with olive groves. The nearby pastoral farm with occasional grazing animals will bring back memories of the countryside. The distant hee-haw of donkeys that travels with the cool evening breeze is sure to mellow you.
#8 Lodge El Kadi
If you have seen the movie Aladdin (2019) then you’d appreciate the scene that this luxury villa offers. In the interior, the villa has 6 ensuite and the entire deco has a traditional theme to it. That’s not surprising, considering that this mansion is located in the heart of a rural Berber village. Nevertheless, you still get access to modern facilities and the Marrakesh town is just 24 km away. What caught our attention the most is the view from the rooftop. The entire town (or village) has carefully preserved its traditional architecture so much so that it looks like a scene from the movie Aladdin. The sunset from this place is a thing to behold.
#9 Villa Blanc Bleue
A typical riad built in the traditional Moroccan style but retrofitted with modern luxuries to give you the comfort you need. The Blanc Bleue Villa has 5 star bedrooms with a mix of Italian and Moroccan decor. Located in the ancient city of Medina, the villa is in close proximity to the beach and port. A perfect combination of a solitude and lively environment. A two-minute walk from the villa is the “Souks”, the traditional marketplace. If there is any place you can learn about the tradition and culture of a people, it’s in the marketplace.
Aza is a luxury villa located 30km South of Marrakesh. The estate combines 4 suites with 5 garden villas but the most captivating part of its design is the view. The mansion is perfectly positioned to give you a great view of Atlas Mountain. A known tourist site, this mountain spans the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines, separating it from the Sahara desert. Its jagged edge, snow-covered peaks, and valley blooming with lush vegetation are ideal for biking, hiking, and climbing.
#11 Villa Yata
Yata is a 3 bedroom suite villa located in a prestigious Golf Course, the Al Maaden Golf Course. The Al Maaden is easily one of the most interesting golf courses in Morocco. Renting the Yata gives you access to this course and its facilities. The interior has a European touch and the terrace on the third floor gives you an unobstructed view of the Atlas Mountain.
#12 Villa DKZ – Dar Kounouz
A picture of royal opulence in the heart of Marrakesh, this mammoth villa spells nothing but luxury. The immediate environs are adorned with palm trees and lush vegetation. The expansive pool is one remarkable feature of this villa. Its enormous size and reflective surface create an artistic impression. Going inside, the rooms are spacious with 6 alluring bedrooms, a banquet table with dining tents fashioned after the traditional tents in North Africa.
#13 Villa Alkhozama
If you love the culture and traditions of the Moroccans, then this villa will appeal to you. It features an open-air design with natural gardens that reflect the beauty of the Palmeraie. The building itself is made from locally sourced materials. Its traditional Moroccan architecture perfectly blends indoor and outdoor spaces into one. Also, get immersed in the countless local crafts that adorn the walls of the villa. Despite having just 2 ensuite, this architectural masterpiece gives an air of freedom and luxury.
#14 Palais Chahar Mahal
The Palais Chahar Mahal is as amazing on the outside as it is on the inside. Take a deep breath of fresh air with the endless view of a mansion buried within a cacophony of exotic fragrance. With a lake, the Atlas mountain in view, and the Ourika valley a few kilometers away, this estate is perfect for an outdoor expedition. If you’re looking to chill while enjoying the evening breeze, the poolside hammock is a perfect place for that. You also get an excellent indoor experience with great facilities including 5 bedrooms and ensuite.
#15 Dar Sayang
Dar Sayang is an ultra-modern luxury villa located South of Marrakesh in a small town called Amizmiz. This edifice defies its surrounding. Its magnificent architectural design contrast with the simplicity of the countryside where it is located. Inside the villa, you have the latest designs, facilities, and comfort that the modern world has to offer. On the outside, you have an enviable view of the countryside. It comes with 5 ensuite, an indoor pool, a private tennis court, and an outdoor tent.
Morocco is a country with a rich culture and many natural splendors. Its vast coastlines, deserts, and mountains make it a promising getaway. Our selection was made on the basis of design, proximity to the beach, view from the villa, and access to remarkable places like a golf course, seaport, or lagoon. It is worth mentioning that in these villas are facilities like a swimming pool, air conditioning, chauffeur services and much more. Also, some of the villas give you access to a private golf course, tennis court, and gym. Extra services are also provided on request. If you are planning a Moroccoan vacation, leave a comment below on where you’d like to visit and why.