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Welcome to Riad EspritBleu, the new addition to Essaouira’s historic medina. Nestled in the heart of the ancient city, this hidden gem is for those seeking a new experience in a boutique hotel setting on Morocco’s Atlantic coast.

The Riad spans four floors around a light-filled central courtyard. High ceilings, columns, chandeliers, designer furniture, and unique artwork combine to make this a place of relaxation and calm, giving you the chance to unwind.

On entering the ground floor, also open to visitors, you are invited to browse the Miss Keren Concept Store. Full of new creations you can shop before savouring a gourmet meal of local or international flavour at the Café EspritBleu.

Riad EspritBleu has six luxury suites across the first and second floors. The third floor houses a magnificent suite with a private glazed pool and a shared terrace with plancha and maxi brazier. Finally, the fourth floor features a roof terrace offering breathtaking views across the medina’s rooftops and the nearby ocean.

Our team can organise bespoke outings or you can even book the entire Riad to create that unforgettable moment. At Riad EspritBleu our spirit is always open and inclusive – we’re an adult-only Riad from 12yrs+, pet-friendly and we welcome LGBTQ+ travellers.

Rooms & Suites

Behind the Riad’s grand, traditional wooden doors, you experience a high degree of contemporary comfort and quality service. Choose from six individually styled, private, bedroom suites set on the first and second floors, each one dedicated to an individual artist. A romantic master suite on the third floor boasts its own terrace and pool.

Riad EspritBleu How to find us map

How to find us

Riad EspritBleu is located in a quiet part of the medina, close to the main gate, Bab Marrakech. Nestled at the southern tip of the medina, it enjoys a quiets and safe atmosphere while being just a short walk from everything you’ll need. The Rue d’Agadir takes you into the heart of the medina with its souks, local crafts, and the best restaurants and bars. If you want to explore the surrounding area there is a taxi rank in front of Bab Marrakech.


Riad EspritBleu Essaouira: Riad Passion
Riad EspritBleu Essaouira: Riad Prestige


Miss Keren Concept Store

The Miss Keren Concept Store is the Riad’s colourful boutique. You’ll find an eclectic mix from modern Moroccan designers such as Milakokoo, Lebronxdeluxe, We Are, Be In Touch, Cactus 40 k, Andre le Chapelier, Grafik, Akewa Tribes, Eternity Eight, Samparely and more.

Café EspritBleu

Come in and sit in comfortable, designer armchairs by a wood burning stove, surrounded by beautiful art. Enjoy our scrumptious selection of breakfast, brunch & light dishes, curated by top chefs from Paris & London. The café is open from 10:00 to 19:00 to both guests and visitors.

Café EspritBleu: Garden sandwich