We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 99.80*
and up
Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nice beach” (32 reviews)
“kite surfing” (80 reviews)
“long beach” (26 reviews)
LOCATION
Essaouira, Morocco
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,405)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 721 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The beach of Essaouira is indeed not for sunbathing, but if you are up for some kitesurfing, you have comed to the spot. The locals use it for family excursions and sundowners.

Thank Katrine K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Clean beach - mostly - a lot of small plastic ocean pollution at the far end. It is very windy and you will burn without feeling hot. You can walk for miles and there are stunning views and friendly people. You can also do a...More

Thank Itinerantur17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing flat beach for running and working out! Ran 7 miles every day. Once you're about 2 miles in you are completely alone and can do circuits on the beach uninterrupted! Love love love this beach! Very windy though so on one direction of the...More

Thank Gabby M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely sandy beach but Essaouira is not known as the 'windy city' without good cause. On the up side this means great entertainment from the kite surfers and wind surfers on the down side you are liable to get sandblasted at worst...More

1  Thank feebee_legend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is within an extensive bay stretching for a couple of miles from the port. It has an esplanade which i wide with gardens etc and home to a number of food street traders and most importantly toilet blocks where you pay a minimal entrance...More

Thank colin_bishop1941
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here. Optional tour to the beach with horseback riding available. Interesting city. Safe and secure.

Thank lexas40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beaches are a shock to the system. Heaps of rubbish and pollution everywhere. We didn't even go on the beach. Lots of locals harassing you for camel rides and hash cakes.

Thank Danni W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok a beach is a beach. But this is a big and expansive beach and relaxing just to look at. Whats more if you fancy a beer while you're there its easy. I recommend the Bar Celon. Rooftop and civilised.

Thank davidwkeig
A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in mid-August hoping for sunny beach vacation. This is something you dream of during rainy year in London. Well, when we arrived it was rather foggy than sunny, but I put it on the evening. In the morning we woke up in even...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide expanse of beach, with camel and horse rides being offered at one end. THe water was cold for us so did not stay in the water too long. Walking along the beach is nice. Waves are small so good for children but for the...More

Thank alikarim
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Caravane Cafe
1,346 reviews
.48 km away
La Table by Madada
714 reviews
.38 km away
Les 3 Portes
368 reviews
.46 km away
Des Arcades de Mogador
172 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Galerie d'Art Damgaard
80 reviews
.42 km away
Galerie la Kasbah
31 reviews
.51 km away
Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane
14 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Famz02
23 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Marriedcouple715 | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge Sounds like a local trying to rip tourists off.
1
Vote
Famz02
4 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
There are a few places u can buy beach stuff spoilt for choice at the medina
1
Vote
Keriper
21 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Halima L |
Hi all, I am Moroccan, I just wanted to insure you that in Moroccan beaches you can sunbathe, there are no problems...just don't use a topless.....and everything will be ok! have a nice trip
2
Votes
Google Translation