The Palm Tree Hotel Mogador
La Palmera 1901
This hotel in the countryside was
built in 1890 by PéPépé Ratto, born in Essaouira but of Gibraltarian origin. Itclosed its doors 1905.
It had a reputation among tourists
that time. A splendid view over the Atlantic and the Island
of Mogador and Diabet.
It is situated in Ghazoua about 8 km south of Essaouira.
The Palm Tree Hotel
is also known by the names:
La Palmera, Dar el Hamra and Tagouidirt.
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Hotel La Palmera
is located at 67 meters above sea level and has lookout
over the sea.
In the background we see the old prison on the Mogador Island
and the new white shining
hotels being built in Diabet.