Day Trip To Essaouira

Tour Information

Explore the beautiful seaside town of Essaouira on a full-day-tour from Marrakech. Visit the traditional port, breathtaking beach, and magnificent medina to buy local craft work. Stroll along the historic ramparts and step back in time.


  • Full-day tour to the charming city of Essaouira from Marrakech
  • Stop along the way to admire UNESCO-listed Argan trees and dramatic 
  • valleys Take a guided tour of Essaouira’s enchanting historical district and learn about the city’s rich heritage
  • Spend some relaxed free time enjoying the coastal splendor of Essaouira Beach
  •  Relish the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Marrakech hotel

Detailed Itinerary

From Marrakech it is a leisurely drive to the Atlantic Coast and the former Portuguese stronghold of Essaouira. One day excursion to Essaouira coastal town (approx 2, 30 h driving from Marrakech) providing an excellent opportunity to relax on the beach. The Medina of Essaouira is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site.

The city combines history and culture with modern cafes and restaurants. Essaouira has a long promenade with a large sandy beach. It is safe to swim here, though, as usual, parents should accompany their children in the water. There are many activities taking place on the beach – local boys are playing football, families are enjoying the beach and camel owners providing camel rides along the coast line. This is a perfect opportunity to get away from the city rush and enjoy the cooler climate of the coastal town of Essaouira.

The tour starts at 8:00 hrs from Marrakech and returns back to Marrakech at ~ 18:00 hrs. On the way to Essaouira there is an opportunity to stop for a visit in Argan Oil Women Cooperative. During the excursion you will also be able to see the surrounding countryside.


  • Driver/guide
  • Modern, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Lunch
  • Local Guide
Our Private Tours are Organized in Luxury Vehicles with your Own Private Driver/Guide
NUMBER OF PEOPLE 2 People 4 People 6 People +6 People
PRICE PER VEHICLE € 95 € 110 € 120 Request Quote
Our Shared Tours are Organized in Small Groups from 10 to 17 Persons
25 € 50 % Free

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Essaouira Excursion

Travel from Marrakech to Essaouira on a full-day, guided excursion to the historic seaside city. Walk along the weathered skala, where heavy cannons are trained on Mogador island, and explore the atmospheric medina. Discover Berber costumes, traditional weapons and instruments, visit the Mellah, a neighborhood that once housed a thriving Jewish community. Slip into a bustling local market to shop for jewelry and handicrafts, then bask away the afternoon on Essaouira’s broad, sandy beaches.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ticket for the excursion will be sent to your email account. Please print it and bring it with you on the excursion day.
We will pick you up from your hotel / accommodation on the tour day and drive you back after the tour.
Please check the Tour Details for the available days.
To confirm your holiday booking we require a 50% deposit, the balance could be paid upon arrival
Please email us for group discounts.
Cancellation of a booking is available 1 day before the tour day.
Please fill the “Accommodation Details” field in the booking form with the room number of your hotel.


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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking - Children must be accompanied by an adult - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.