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Essaouira Beach

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Address: Essaouira, Morocco
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US$88.15*
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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
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Nice but Nothing Special

Dont get me wrong with the title. Beach is ok. There is sand, therea re camel guys, people riding horses, wind, kitesurfers. If I compare other beaches I saw around the world or... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Stone Town, Tanzania
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Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ideal for long walks during the day... if you don´t mind the cold water you can take a surfing class as well. be kind with the horse / camel owners - a polite no will be enough if you don´t want to take part rides on the animals... there are some nice beach clubs, we enjoyed "ocean vagabond" during the... More 

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dont get me wrong with the title. Beach is ok. There is sand, therea re camel guys, people riding horses, wind, kitesurfers. If I compare other beaches I saw around the world or in Africa, its just a beach. I enjoyed the walk along the beach, was quite windy during my visit in January and also chilly. As a solo... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful clean sand and lively surf. You can walk for miles, just a few camel-ride sellers to avoid, (unless you want to ride a camel!)

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is not the best beach in the world but it has a lovely promenade, which is a pleasure to walk down. I found the beach has it's own charm. It also has some dogs, if that is of concern to you. You see the lads playing football on the beach and the local women sitting on the wall of... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is long and sandy but not scenic. The road follows along the beach. At the far end from the town are camels you can ride, but a bit far to walk if you are just here for the day.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have just built a lovely boardwalk along the ocean side (as opposed to the port side) of the beach and it is perfect for sunset walks. By summer this boardwalk will be hopping with families, but for now it's pretty deserted and a bit windy at times. The sunset over a distant minaret makes for nice photos too.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was winter so I didn't go swimming but boy was I tempted to as the water looked fantastic and clean, waves gently skimming the shoreline and gorgeous views. We went to see the ruins of the watchtower that once stood here (see pic) and the walk back to town along the beachfront is quite a long way, but so... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While offering the usual - camel rides, surfing etc, nobody hassles you and it's very relaxed. Not packed with bars and clubs but enough facilities nearby to grab some food etc if needed. Good surf, clean beach, lovely spot.

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Dun Laoghaire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for a couple of kilometers with windsurfing, camel riding, space cookie sellers, waves and a fantastic spot for a walk or peace and quiet. Beautiful.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the largest beaches I've ever encountered. Vast expanse of sand that can accommodate many people in summer. Considered as one of the most beautiful Moroccan .. All the year the trade winds keep it cool but sometimes sudden gusts force people to seek refuge in Medina to protect. At the edge of the beach is the... More 

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