Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

From $26.76 per person

Enjoy a day trip to Essaouira, on the coast of Morocco. See the Medina, the beach and visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours - 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup included
Hotels: Pick up from all hotels in Marrakech city. Riads in Medina: Meeting point is the closest accessible point by minivan
Private or small groups available

Experience

Itinerary
4 - 18 hours
  • Marrakech

  • 3 hours
  • Photo stop, coffee

  • Essaouira (lunch, guided tour)

  • 3 hours
  • Marrakech

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Discover the beautiful city of Essaouira on a day trip
  • Admire the port, the market and the jeweler's quarter
  • Enjoy the visit of the beach
  • Visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil
Full description
Leave Marrakech at 08:00, ready for a 3-hour journey to the beautiful Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast. Once you arrive at the port city, formerly known as Mogador, you will have time to enjoy the charming sights of Essaouira, including its ocher-colored walls, the beautiful Moulay El Hassan square, and the souks, as well as the little streets of the city's old Medina. Enjoy a lunch of fresh fish in a local restaurant. During your trip, visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil, see the local markets, and marvel at the gems in the jeweler's quarter.  You will return to Marrakech at the end of the afternoon, arriving back to the "Red City" at around 19:00.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned minibus (17 seats) or (8 seats)
  • English or French speaking driver
  • Local guide
  • Lunch and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Please bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a camera
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2077 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
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The experience was good! Everything was as described, the transportation was clean and the guide was charismatic! However the fact that there was only one guide that had to translate the same thing into 3 different languages (English, Spanish, French as not everyone spoke English) was a bit of a time waster. Essaouira is very nice and definitely worth the visit!

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17 March 2020

A good way to get to the coast - excellent driver and pick up went well. Essaouira is very attractive - lovely sandy beach and lots of surfing activities. Many shops - bit cheaper than Marrakech. Fun to wander around away from the shopping streets. Terrible cafe stop on the way - expensive, disorganised and horrid food and coffee!

9 March 2020

Essouira is a fantastic getaway from Marrakech. It has history, architecture, beauty, a great souk, and fresh seafood. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and had a great sense if humor. The guided tour gives a good overview of the Medina area, and there is plenty of time to explore the city and have time for lunch as well. Well worth the trip!

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2 March 2020

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