24 Apr '12, 10pm

Madada Mogador in Eclectic Essaouira, Morocco: Quiet, unassuming, minimalist – these words best sum up Madada Mo...

Madada Mogador in Eclectic Essaouira, Morocco: Quiet, unassuming, minimalist – these words best sum up Madada Mo...

Quiet, unassuming, minimalist – these words best sum up Madada Mogador, a comfortable riad centrally located in Essaouira, a picturesque port resort on Morocco ’s Atlantic coast. Madada Mogador’s relaxed atmosphere is due in great part to its willowy manageress, Pauline, and her helpful, unobtrusive staff. Originally from Senegal but brought up in Paris, Pauline guided us to some of the best places to hear traditional gnawa music, including the terrace bar of ‘Taros’ where we enjoyed the unique melodic fusion of guitarist and singer, Simo Haniche. We reached Essaouira following short stays in Marrakesh and Oualidia – it’s a two to three-hour drive from either place, with a personal driver costing around one hundred and fifty dollars for the ride. Our suite was a split-level one, with a bed above and below, located alongside several others around the central lobby. The owne...

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justluxe.com 26 Apr '12, 10pm

La Sultana has an extensive seafood selection, a highlight being fresh Oualidia oysters raised but a stone’s throw away. A...