Explore the serene coastal city on this private full day trip from Marrakech. Explore the fortified coastal city on Morocco’s Atlantic coast – a fortified town dating back to the late 18th century.
Enjoy Essaouira’s narrow streets and get lost in it’s beautiful maze, a city just two and a half hours from Marrakech.
Visit the well-known fishing port (with the seagulls always flying and soaring overhead in the sky) and let the sea breeze refresh you as you walk on top of the port of Skala , along the sandy 6 km long beach.
In your private day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech and for all the words above to be sounds of reality, here are the highlights of this Essaouira private day plan :
Your Marrakech accommodation / Your Marrakech accommodation, Airport, train-bus station.
08:00 am / 07:00 pm
You travel mist of motion and emotion will start at the earls of 08.00 in the morning, when you meet your driver/guide to take you far from your inn place from Marrakech to Essaouira.
Remember dear Essaouira wanderer that you are the leader of this private day trip to the city of Essaouira, so the time is yours as it is the speed from the get go to go in the tiny- tidy city of the picture AKA the blue side of Marrakech.
What awaits you as you decide to put your money is a bunch things above humanity. in anear angelic space where villages road along your side, olive and plant trees of joy inside the darker shades of yours and the Argan Oriented women led cooperative show you how the brown rubies out of this holly tree transform to liquid elixirs of beauty in different shapes.
Upon arrival in Essaouira, you are free to decide the stops along the city of blue and white washes according to your own desires.
Feels like you just hit the first bingo-choice : the Portuguese medina and its port that were once upon time very key to Morocco to connect to the world. It goes obvious that once in essaouira you would like to take back home a piece of this chef-d’œuvre a la marocaine like city.
thus it is highly advisable and possible in this private day trip to Essaouira to go by the different souks embracing the ageless walls of the old medina for a souvenir be in silver or in wood in leather or in music of Gnaoua as you should.
then it is time for lunch and find a comfortable seat in the busy port, now talking in lust for fresh seafood and fish feast made in the fresh now in the port side of Essaouira , here you can join the sight of fishing tradition to the art of eating fresh fish in the ocean trend.
Here lunch pause is over, you can arrange a camel ride (optional) real game on the back of camel if you wish to, and add it to your travel expenses to go down the beach with the near sahara safari feel now rich by the site of the blue waters. if this is not your cup of tea then move it deep move it and beep to the other historical sites of the city and reunite with beaches brown sugared sands and the endless waves of the blue waters and the white salt foams.
After some time to enjoy the city’s beautiful sunny beaches, this day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech travel is over as you go backward back . as you see yourself in the future afternoon in your stay place in Marrakech sorting-at about 7 pm.
The distance between Essaouira and Marrakech is 166 km. involves around 3 hours of driving.
People do indeed sunbathe and swim at Essaouira. It is a windy beach though so is very popular with windsurfers and other watersport enthusiasts and you would need a windbreak to lie in the sun.
It was a really nice trip. Our chauffeur was super kind and told us some facts on our way to essouira.