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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach is lovely. It was not very crowded when I visited but that was on a Thursday. The water was chilly in December and lots of peddlers were around. However most peddlers left you alone rather quickly when you made it clear you weren’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank courtneye136
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can walk this lovely beach (kind of like San Sebastian) either to the Medina or in the other direction to get a horse or camel ride or walk to the ruins of an old fortress about 30 minutes on foot from the Atlas Essaouria...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Essaouria at the last minute after my plans in Marrakesh were cancelled. It turned out to be by far my favorite day of my trip to Morocco. It's an easy 2.5 hour drive from Marrakesh. A great day trip opportunity. The town is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sammyapp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Essaouira beach and chose to take a camel ride near to sea.I think it was a perfect idea!My company and I had unforgettable moments there!!!Whatever you want to do at this beach from just a walk to extreme sports like surf it will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EvaggeliaTziola
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great beach with lovely views. There is a lot of kite surfers in the water and camels, horses and quads around. We took a camel ride on the beach during the sunset and it was simply stunning!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stormwave_audio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to this beach for a few days to get out of the heat of Marrakech. The beach is super basic and not the prettiest. There is a lot of action going on on this beach and there is not much in the way of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bytheendofthenight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely long beach. Great surf for kite surfers. Big waves for regular surfers. About a 30 minute walk from one end to the other. Beautiful sunsets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 980duaneu
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at the beachfront of Essaouira. There is a lot of activities like camel riding, horseback riding, quad riding, surfing, kite surfing or just relaxing in the sun or one of the restaurants close by. Attention: there is quite some police...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Seabass2302
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I went relatively early for a walk/run on the beach - there was no wind, low tide so the beach was wide and perfect for walking on. There were a number of early morning soccer matches on the go along the way! Lots of people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kerriet2014
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

To go to Essaouira today APARENTLY has nothing to do with Essaouira in 1987 but somehow this would nottotally be true. Why? Because there are still two top aspects: its people and the fish caught daily by the fishmongers. We bought a lobster and prawns...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Lavinia D | Reviewed this property |
Yes is a beach and it is a hot place
Arafat F
5 February 2018|
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Response from lancashirepanda | Reviewed this property |
yes there are toilet blocks were you can get changed in they are all along the beach
9 January 2018|
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Response from TheKhamisas | Reviewed this property |
You would have to do a little more research on this. We did not see any marriage offices that would accommodate this, however I am sure there is. Bear in mind, this is a fishing village and there might not be a licensed... More