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From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services
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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.

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Duration 10 hours - 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from all Marrakech hotels. For guest houses and riads, the pickup will be from the nearest point accessible by van. This location will be provided the day before the activity.
Private or small groups available


4 - 18 hours
  • Marrakech

  • 3 hours
  • Photo stop, coffee

  • Essaouira (lunch, guided tour)

  • 3 hours
  • Marrakech

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
  • 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

Discover Essaouira on this day trip with a local guide. Explore the port city's breathtaking sights and streets, and see local markets and jewelers.

Depart Marrakech in the morning and head to 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.

Take pictures of its ocher-colored walls, the beautiful and vibrant Moulay El Hassan square, the markets also known as souks, as well as the little streets of the city's old Medina.

Then, enjoy a lunch of fresh fish in a local restaurant. During your trip, you'll also visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil, see the local markets, and wow at the gems in the jeweler's quarter.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Bilingual driver
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

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

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

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 2653 reviews

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Convenient way to visit Essaouira. Pick-up/drop-off was no problem. You can visit the town with a guide on arrival or go off and do your own thing. It’s a really nice place to wander around. You’ll get taken to an argan oil co-op on the way in, they’ll give you tea and the opportunity to taste some argan oil/honey/amlou with bread; zero obligation to buy so no problem. Would recommend as a day-trip from Marrakech.

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December 1, 2022

4-hour journey for a 20-minute stop in a bar, we stopped for a photo with a goat in the tree and we stopped where they make Argan oil, if you don't want to, you don't buy, they leave you free. We visited the city with a guide for 3 hours free. On the way back we didn't want to stop for a café we arrived at +0- 9. I know Spanish with Italian you're screwed nobody knows. Loved it.

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November 28, 2022

For the price, it was a good trip. Essaouira is cute and interesting small town. However, in the fancier restaurant we were recommended, it took about 40min to get our food and considering the short duration of the trip as well as burning sun, it really got to our nerves. Food was good though. As for the argan oil cooperative, it was cool to see how argan oil was made and seemed like a legit places where you can support local women's work. However, some of the women in the shop were super agressive sellers. I wanted to look around the shop before deciding what to buy but had to just slipt out at first chance without even seeing everthing just to get away from one women agressively interrogating me why I don't want to buy anything. I tried to tell her I just haven't decided yet but it didn't help and situation became super uncomfortable. But other than that it was a nice trip worth the money.

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November 27, 2022

Product ID: 56046