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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech

Highlights
  • Explore the historic city of Essaouira in a day trip from Marrakech
  • See traditional Argan oil production in the countryside
  • Travel in the comfort of a climate-controlled minivan
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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
From US$ 26.96
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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
US$ 26.96
Overview
Visit Essaouira from Marrakech on an excursion that takes care of the details so you can spend an independent day exploring colorful bazaars, historic ramparts, and the city’s bustling fishing port. Prebooking door-to-door transport from Marrakech to Essaouira ensures a hassle-free experience, with a bonus stop at an Argan oil cooperative along the way.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Marrakech, or at a central location, for the 3-hour trip to Essaouira, a laid-back city that’s cooled by sea breezes. On your way to Essaouira, make a stop at an Argan oil cooperative, learning how the golden oil is produced using traditional techniques.

Upon arrival in Essaouira, set out on your own to explore the compact historic center, ringed by fortifications with great views of the ocean. You'll have the freedom to see and do what you want. You can sip mint tea in the Moulay el Hassan square, browse for souvenirs at the bazaars, or try freshly caught, local seafood at an open-air restaurant.

Rejoin the driver and group after an afternoon of exploration and begin the return trip to Marrakech, where the day concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
Reviews (87)
1 - 5 of 55 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great day trip

Picked up from the hotel last we enjoyed 3 hr trip to the seaside . Great van and driver. No commentary which was good.three stops on the way . One with food and pay restrooms( remember the dirhams to pay).the tree goats is a stunt...More

Thank _jasz1156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great day trip from Marrakech

Picked up on time at Cafe De France nad the drive to Essouria was very pleasant with a stop to see the goats up the trees along the roadside and an interesting stop at the Argan Oil co op. We weer picked up on time...More

1  Thank bibiCork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great agency !

Highly recommend this agency and this trip if you want to visit Essaouira from Marrakech. Our driver, Aziz, was really nice and friendly. He was right on time at the meeting point near our Riad. He drove us safely in a comfortable minibus. They stop...More

Thank Mathieu T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Not worth the 6 hour round trip

We booked this after reading great reviews and recommendations, unfortunately we didn’t feel the same. We were the first pick up at 7.45 and didn’t get to Essaouira until 11.50 - we stopped off on the way at a service station for snacks and toilets,...More

1  Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great day trip

Fantastic insight into another city very different to Marrakesh. Great if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle. Also great fresh fish in this town😊 tour guide was brilliant. Big thank you to Salem and Samir(driver)

Thank Natasha M
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Mari B
9 October 2018|
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Response from Suellen F | Reviewed this property |
You get back to Marrakech between 7 and 8PM. It's full day out so worth as Essaouira is so beautiful and different from Marrakech.
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Jodi G
2 October 2018|
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Response from Suellen F | Reviewed this property |
You stsy in Essaouira until 4.30/5PM max. You will enjoy the trip it is a good day out and Essaouira is worth seeing indeed.
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