Day trip

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.

About this activity

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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 2283 reviews

Review summary

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A very nice trip among the route to reach Essaouira. We had a very handsome and smiling driver on board appreciating the two steps on the way: An argan factory A goats treehouse Until a bus stop for a break in a bar shop Comfortable roads instead many other places in this part of Morocco. Se you soon. Inshalla

June 23, 2022

Comparing to other experiencies in the North and South, this one had the best roads, less bumpy and curvy, which made the 3h long trip more bearable. When we arrived at the location, we were introduced to a guide. We had given the option to either follow him for 1:30 hours or leave and go with our lifes. After 10 minutes of hearing what he has to say, we decided to move away from the group and be on our own. The medina is not too big but is enjoyable. We got around 4 hours before we needed to return back to the bus. Tips: - Bring a jacket or a scarf, the area is very windy and very different from Marrakesh for example. - If you dont find the guide interesting, leave and go discover the medina by yourself, its pretty easy. - Try to bring money since all ATMs in the area charge a fee of around 20 to 35 DH to withdraw money. - We recomend Adwak restaurant, awersome tagine and affordable menus.

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June 19, 2022

Excellent trip away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh. Mohammed Ben was an excellent guide/driver. We felt safe on the drive to Essaouira - 4 hours in total- including a rest break, Argon Oil co-operative and ‘goats in trees’. He answered all our questions on route. The guide at Essaouira was very interesting. The tour lasted 1.5 hours but you could drop out at any point. It took slightly longer as he had to translate into 4 languages (impressive in itself). The total time in Essaouira was 4 hours and the journey back took another 3 hours with a rest stop half way. The whole atmosphere in Essaouira was much more relaxed than Marrakesh. Would thoroughly recommend despite the long journey.

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June 16, 2022

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