1 Day Essaouira Excursion

1 Day Essaouira Excursion


Escape the bustling streets of Marrakech and embark on a memorable day trip to Essaouira, a charming coastal town steeped in history and culture. With its picturesque medina, vibrant fishing port, and windswept beaches, Essaouira offers a refreshing contrast to the inland cities of Morocco. This one-day excursion from Marrakech promises an unforgettable experience filled with exploration, relaxation, and seaside delights.



  • Depart from Marrakech early in the morning in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, accompanied by your knowledgeable guide.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive through the Moroccan countryside, passing by argan trees, olive groves, and traditional villages along the way.


  • Arrive in Essaouira and start your exploration of this coastal gem.
  • Begin by strolling through the charming streets of the medina, where whitewashed buildings adorned with blue accents create a picturesque setting.
  • Explore the lively souks, where artisans sell a variety of crafts, including colorful textiles, intricate woodwork, and locally-made handicrafts.


  • Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the seaside restaurants, savoring fresh seafood dishes while overlooking the bustling fishing port.
  • Indulge in traditional Moroccan specialties such as grilled fish, seafood tagine, or freshly caught oysters.


  • After lunch, continue your exploration of Essaouira by visiting the Skala de la Ville, a historic fortress with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Take a leisurely walk along the ramparts, admiring the panoramic vistas and watching local fishermen at work.
  • Spend some free time relaxing on Essaouira’s sandy beach, where you can soak up the sun, take a dip in the refreshing waters, or try your hand at windsurfing or kitesurfing.

Late Afternoon:

  • Explore the vibrant port area, where colorful fishing boats line the harbor and fishermen unload their daily catch.
  • Browse the fish market and witness the lively atmosphere as locals haggle over the freshest seafood.
  • Take some time to shop for souvenirs, including locally-made crafts, spices, and argan oil products.


  • Depart from Essaouira in the late afternoon, retracing your journey back to Marrakech.
  • Arrive in Marrakech in the evening, where your one-day excursion to Essaouira concludes.

Note: This itinerary is flexible and can be customized based on your preferences and interests. Additionally, transportation, lunch, and entrance fees to attractions may be included in the excursion package.



  • Comfortable car with air conditioning.
  • You can stop whenever you want.
  • Pick up at hotel,Riad or wherever you want.
  • Experienced driver,  English speaking.

Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses

Not Included 

  • Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at meal.
  • Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Anything not mentioned in the program