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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech

From US$29.80
Highlights
  • Round-trip transport between Marrakech and Essaouira
  • Travel in the comfort of a climate-controlled minivan
  • See traditional Argan oil production in the countryside
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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
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Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
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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. Pre-booking 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 consistent 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 historic fortifications with great views of the ocean. Sip a mint tea in the Moulay el Hassan square, browse for souvenirs at the bazaars, and try fresh-caught, local seafood at an open-air restaurant—you'll have the freedom to see and do what you want.

Rejoin the driver and group after an afternoon of exploring and begin the return trip to Marrakech, where the day concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.

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1 - 5 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Day Nightmare

We were instructed on the time and the meeting place for pick up (not from my riad). I showed my voucher to the driver of a van with the company name about 15 minutes before scheduled time of 8:00 Am. He then told us to...More

2  Thank we-wynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice day out, but paraded around a few shops

This was a nice trip and the collection and return went off without any hiccups, but we were paraded around a few "visitor attractions" which we're really just well-decorated shops.

1  Thank IRLPhilthiB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
what a nice break and a nice city

we were picked up in perfect time, the driver drove us to a meeting point where we picked up some other tourists. After a obligatory stop at a rest area, the goat tree( bit fake I am afraid) and of course another Argan Oil Factory...More

Thank Jaak D
Reviewed 18 April 2018
Beautiful coastal town

We were taken from our Riad to a starting point where we were joined by 12 other people. This was a self directed tour with the driver taking us fro Marrakech to Essaouira. On the way, we stopped at an Argan oil women co-operative where...More

2  Thank Simone O
Reviewed 15 April 2018
Inexpensive and comfortable way to visit Essaouira

This experience is what it is - just a trip to Essaouira on a comfortable mini-bus. And for that, it is a very good and economical option. The company that organizes it seemed very efficient, and all went smoothly. I recommend.

1  Thank Jav08648
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18 April 2018|
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Response from Simone O | Reviewed this property |
We booked ours via our Riad which cost 300 dirham each ad that's just for going and coming. The trip is just slightly over 3hrs to get there. We found out later you can go on the local transport but we wouldn't have choosen... More
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Response from Suellen F | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning On the way to Essaouira You stop in an Argxn Oil production. The ladies there explain to you how the Argan Oil is produced and you can see some on the women working. The prices for Argan Oil are expensive no... More
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