Essaouira Vacations

Essaouira stands on a vast bay sweeping south with miles of superb sandy beach and wooded hills dominating the skyline to the east. The medina with its honeycomb of souks lends a potent mystique to the town. Probably the best known coastal tourist town of Morocco, Essaouira is nevertheless called …

Photos from other travelers

Things to see and do in Essaouira

Harold | Trip by SkyscannerMedina of Essaouira
Medina of Essaouira
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerEssaouira Beach
Essaouira Beach
Alea G. | Trip by SkyscannerPort de Pêche d'Essaouira
Port de Pêche d'Essaouira
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerSkala du Port
Skala du Port
Martine S | Trip by SkyscannerGnaoua World Music Festival
Gnaoua World Music Festival
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerSkala de la Ville
Skala de la Ville
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerSouks
Hassan El Maslohi | Trip by SkyscannerDiana Quad Essaouira
Diana Quad Essaouira
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerArgan Fields
Argan Fields
Harold | Trip by SkyscannerGalerie L'Arbre Bleu
Galerie L'Arbre Bleu

Reviews of Essaouira

LeoEssaouira, Morocco

Essaouira is a great learning spot for beginning surfers. The waves here are small and forgiving, perfect for a first-timer looking to get their footing.

Alea G.
Alea G.Union City, California, USA

Essaouira is a gorgeous city and quite a different vibe than Marrakech. Get lost in the alleyways. Explore the fish markets. Walk along the beach. If you're coming from Marrakech, definitely visit some argan co-ops along the way.

Make Molins
Make MolinsBarcelona, Spain

Very beautiful seaside town. Good if you want to eat good fish and relax from Morocco's madness. :P

Greer & Mike
Greer & MikeWatamu, Kenya

Fascinating... always love the sea... charming town square and restaurants... well worth a look.

Nearby destinations


Marrakech Menara