Extension in Essaouira

Unwind in a charming beach town

From: USD 550

Do you want to extend your stay in Morocco? Why not stay a few days longer and unwind at the beach in the charming town of Essaouira? The former Portuguese fort offers a relaxed and artsy atmosphere. You can just relax after your Morocco roundtrip or book one of the many optional activities: Go surfing, visit to an argon oil farm, explore the local area or go horse riding along the beach!

Day 1 • Marrakesh - Essaouira

Essaouira sunset
Essaouira man sleeping
Essaouira boats

After a two-hour drive from Marrakesh, you arrive in the charming coastal town of Essaouira - Surfing hotspot, home to a Portuguese fort and favorite retreat of Jimi Hendrix. You unpack your luggage at the hotel and then embark on a fun tour of the city: See its bustling markets, explore the old Portuguese fortifications and visit some of the many art galleries located in the center. You will end your tour at the charming fishing port, where you can grab some freshly caught barbecue fish. The rest of the day, you're free to relax or explore more of the city and it's surroundings.

Transport: Private Bus (2:00h)

Day 2 • Unwind at the beach or go on an advenutre!

Essaouira surfer camels
Essaouira goats
Essaouira tea

Today you're free to just chill out at the beach or book one of our optional activities:

Enroll in a surf course and ride the famous waves of Essaouira! (60€)

Go horse riding along the beach! (40 €)

Go on a hike through the surrounding countryside and explore a nearby oasis. Visit the artisan village of Zaouit and try your hand at pottery while having tea with a local family! (110 €)

Learn about the production of the famous Argan oil and get a hands-on lesson at a farm located in the world's only argan forest. Make a yummy dip out of oil and honey and enjoy it with some bread around the family table. (125 €)

Day 3 • Goodbye Morocco

Essaouira boat
Essaouira port
Flight Plane

Today, it's time to say goodbye to Essaouira. We give you a ride back to Marrakesh airport. With lots of amazing memories and new friends, you depart on your way home.

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