Heure Bleue Palais Hotel Essaouira is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

1. Heure Bleue Palais Hotel Essaouira

Hotel Pool · 2 RUE IBN BATOUTA, Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: The Heure Bleue Palais (00212 5 2478 3434; heure-bleue.com), on the eastern edge of the atmospheric medina, is an imposing beacon of decadence. Doubles from £240.

Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

2. Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa

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Hotel · Domaine Mogador, 44000 Essaouira

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: At Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa (00212 5 2447 9400), there’s an enormous infinity pool, spa, smart, colourful rooms, good restaurants, and a golf course. Doubles from £80.

Hôtel Ryad Nakhla is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

3. Hôtel Ryad Nakhla

Hotel · Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: On a budget: Hotel Riad Nakhla (00212 5 2447 4940), in the heart of the medina, is among the best cheap options, with spacious rooms, a peaceful atrium and a pretty rooftop terrace. Rooms from £22.

Dolcefreddo is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

4. Dolcefreddo

Coffee Shop ·

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Head back to the medina for a final browse. Keep the wolves from the door with an ice cream at Dolce Freddo (Place Moulay Hassan).

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Take in the artwork at the Galerie Damgaard (Avenue Oqba lbn Nafiaa; galeriedamgaard.com).

Ranch de Diabat is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

6. Ranch de Diabat

Uncategorized · Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz
Le Chalet De La Plage is one of 36 hours in...Essaouira.

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Get a last view of the sea with a late lunch at Le Chalet de la Plage, built in 1893 (Avenue Mohammed V; mains from £4.50), before heading for the airport.