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Address: Essaouira, Morocco

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Great beach

It's a huge beach with wind surfing at one end and the port and football at the other. It's golden, clean. gently shelving and firm, with plenty of restaurants and cafe's to stop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2014
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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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Powys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

A beach of many parts, busy close to the town with lots of football pitches, families and promenaders, then beyond the pitches the hotel stretch, then the surfing and kite surfing areas and beyond that the Castle in the Sand and miles of breathtaking beach pounded by the waves of the Atlantic. Stunning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

A great beach to walk on. We did see some sunbathers but it is very windy. There is surfing at the far end when the wind picks up in the afternoon. Really nice place to visit.

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It's a huge beach with wind surfing at one end and the port and football at the other. It's golden, clean. gently shelving and firm, with plenty of restaurants and cafe's to stop off at for refreshment.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I didn't have any high expectations of this place judging from some of the reviews I read but we were pleasantly surprised. We went in February, obviously off-season and the water was cold but we were lucky to have a sunny warm day that allowed for a stroll along the wide sandy beach. The camels and hawkers weren't as annoying... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The beach was fine but it wasn't the cleanest beach I have ever seen. It's wide and has plenty of space if you want to find a quieter place or join in with the locals playing football.

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Townsend, DE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Hands down a great place to spend the day or week. Nice beach, lovely cafes, and great shopping in a clean environment. Oh and did I mention how great the fresh seafood was? I would love to go back for 5-7 days and soak up the culture and try the cooking school.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Really enjoyed walking along this beach last week , It was breezy but cold at all , its huge and I thought very clean , lots of locals playing football, all in all well worth visiting.Lots of newish hotels at the far end to pop into for refreshment if needed.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

a white romedary ex-racer who also enjoyed chewing the cud! grass….owner hamid had manners and respect. also has horses.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

A very long beach which can take up to 40 minutes to walk the length of, the locals use it daily for football practice and with their children which is great to see. The bars and restaurants are plentiful and good value. The only down sides are the chilly wind which mean you cannot really sit and sunbathe or take... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Fun place to sit, watch the sea and soak up the sun. It is a long sandy beach with many people playing beach football, wind surfing or just walking around. Alot of lovely restaurants close by that serve up freshly caught fish (on the same day) that they grill as soon as you select it.

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Address: Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira

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