Find all press coverage about Heure Bleue Palais Essaouira. The last one but not the least : Vogue !
News about our beautiful ancient town on the Bay of Mogador are spreading – Essaouira, the city of the Alizés, never stops to charm tourists from around the world.
Head Chef Ahmed Handour pays meticulous attention to the provenance of produce used in the kitchens of Heure Bleue Palais, top quality and freshness are his main concerns and he is passionate about sourcing the exceptional.
The 2013 white cuvée of Val d'Argan Essaouira was awarded with the ‘2015 Decanter World Wine Awards’
Opened in 2009 in Essaouira, Golf Mogador features an 18-hole championship course that all fans of the sport and would-be golfers can discover. From Relais & Châteaux Heure Bleue Palais, it's easy to get to Golf Mogador, just 10 minutes from Essaouira’s Medina by car or taxi. Golf Mogador is a vast 580 ha and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, with a unique setting that guarantees a unique golfing experience.
Each year the Welcome Trophy of “Relais et Châteaux” brand crown the most popular establishment for the quality of its welcome and its services. For 2016, it is Heure Bleue Palais Essaouira who received this award.
The big clock shows almost 5pm, the sun starts to set and temperature falls slowly. This is the perfect time for comfort, to reflect about the day and warm up over a cup of tea - this is a perfect time to be at Heure Bleue Palais...
Orange blossom water is a tradition in Morocco. From the distillation of the flower of the orange tree named ‘bigaradier’, it allows the creation of gentle cosmetics and perfumes.
At Heure Bleue Palais we have great respect for all things local: our Head Chef Ahmed Handour is passionate about Moroccan gastronomy and loves nothing more than to showcase the excellent Moroccan produce, including the region’s famous Argan oil.
Essaouira local culture and history. The oil extracted from the nuts of the Argan tree is best known in the world of cosmetics for its skin nourishing and softening properties.
The team at Heure Bleue Palais wants to reiterate that traditional Sunday morning markets are happening in Morocco as well as in France.
Our Chef loves to showcase the culinary wealth of his native country and pay homage to time honoured traditions – and while most associate Moroccan gastronomy with tagines or couscous, pancakes are very much a part of our culinary custom and utterly delicious.
Every season offers distinctive culinary pleasures… and this spring, Heure Bleue Palais invites you to discover Chef Ahmed Handour’s recipe for octopus with rosemary, honey & sherry vinaigrette.
At Heure Bleue Palais, we love to take our guests on a journey of discovery of Moroccan ingredients and their inimitable flavours – very much cherished by our headchef Ahmed Handour. One of our favourite products that can instantly transport you on a voyage through Morocco is our olive oil.
The team at Heure Bleue Palais is delighted to invest in the wonderful efforts of two indigenous ‘Souiries’, Habiba and Frédérique, for their fascinating book about Moroccan spices.
Essaouira will host a brand new festival of electronic music: MOGA, this October.
A long walk through Essaouira’s buzzing and fascinating Medina may have you longing for a break, somewhere cool and serene to rest and reflect for a while.
Let's chose Essaouira for your next trip ! We give you 12 reasons to not regreat your choice !
You’ve been told that 3 days are plenty of time to visit Essaouira, and have accordingly booked a long weekend at Heure Bleue Palais. Time is of the essence, so here our suggestion for a fabulous schedule – making sure that you’ll not miss a thing in our glorious ‘blue city’ and still have time to relax and to enjoy our charming riad.