Budget Shared Full-Day Trip from Marrakech to Essaouira

  • Difficulty Level
  • Duration Time
    10 Hours
  • Number of Person
    1 - 17 Person

Explore the coastal beauty of Essaouira on our budget shared full-day trip from Marrakech. Discover the vibrant medina, stroll along the picturesque beach, and immerse yourself in the cultural charm of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience the magic of Essaouira on this affordable adventure.

What you’re going to do

Join our budget shared full-day trip from Marrakech to the captivating coastal town of Essaouira. This excursion is perfect for travelers seeking an affordable way to experience the charm and beauty of Essaouira.

Departing from Marrakech, you'll travel in a shared vehicle towards the coastal town of Essaouira, located approximately 180 kilometers west of the city. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive as you pass through diverse landscapes, from the rolling hills to the stunning coastline.

Upon arrival in Essaouira, set out to explore the enchanting medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you wander through the bustling streets filled with colorful shops, local crafts, and art galleries. Experience the unique blend of Moroccan and European influences that make Essaouira a captivating destination.

Visit the historic port and witness the daily activities of the local fishermen. Marvel at the traditional blue fishing boats and soak in the lively ambiance of the fish market. If you wish, you can indulge in a delicious seafood lunch at one of the local restaurants, savoring the flavors of the freshly caught fish.

Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque beach, with its wide expanse of golden sand and invigorating Atlantic breezes. Enjoy the panoramic views of the ocean and the fortified walls that surround the town, creating a unique backdrop.

For art enthusiasts, Essaouira is a treasure trove. Explore the various art galleries and workshops that showcase local craftsmanship, including wood carving, silverware, and textiles. Engage with the artisans and witness their skills firsthand as they create intricate pieces.

As the day draws to a close, relax at a charming café or rooftop terrace, sipping a cup of Moroccan mint tea and capturing the mesmerizing sunset over the Atlantic Ocean. Embrace the magical ambiance of Essaouira before returning to Marrakech.



  • Outdoorsy


  • Shared round-trip transportation from Marrakech
  • Local driver/guide. Pick up and drop off from your hotel/riad
  • Free time to explore the Essaouira medina
  • Visit to the historic port and fish market
  • Beach leisure time


  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees (if any)
  • Personal expenses


How long is the journey from Marrakech to Essaouira?
The journey from Marrakech to Essaouira takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.
Are there vegetarian or vegan dining options in Essaouira?
Yes, Essaouira offers a variety of dining options, including vegetarian and vegan choices. You can find restaurants and cafes that cater to different dietary preferences.
Are there any entrance fees to visit attractions in Essaouira?
Most of the attractions in Essaouira, such as the medina and the beach, do not have entrance fees. However, there may be fees for specific sites or museums that you choose to visit during your free time.
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