Essaouira day trip from Marrakech is a must! Essaouira is located 175 kilometers away from Marrakech. The beach of Essaouira is a long ribbon of around 10km, bathed in surf. Its sheer size is surprising and its tranquillity is reassuring. There is an invigorating sensation from the ocean breeze as soon as you set foot on the immaculate sand. You will also admire the view of goats on trees. Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music. The UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech such as its pleasant weather; thanks to the ocean breeze, Essaouira benefits from cool air.
Pick up will be at 8:00AM to start your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech. You will enjoy the natural surrounding of the country side on this Essaouira excursion. You have the opportunity to visit an Argan Cooperative on the way as the the region is known for its argan oil. See how women in the Cooperative work hard and with enthusiasm to get the oil from the Argan nuts to make cosmetics or delicious oil for food. You will discover an operation that requires some time and efforts from the women involved.
Once we arrive in Essaouira, you have the full day to explore Medina which is surrounded by medieval walls, with a castle standing at their Southern edge. Its white-washed and blue-shuttered houses give it a gorgeous look. Take a stroll in its amusing narrow streets exploring the ancient French and Portuguese architecture. You will also enjoy the beach visiting the harbour and enjoying a delcious lunch in one of the restaurants of the fishing port. You will return to Marrakech in the evening at around 6pm.