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“Windy but breathtaking” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Essaouira Beach

Essaouira Beach
Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Essaouira
Type: Beaches
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“Windy but breathtaking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I have visited this beach on two occasions. The first about 40 years ago and the second two years ago. It is one of the windiest laces I know, but great for walking and watching the boats come in. Well worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Stunning beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Tends to be windy - but it keeps you cool :-) An absolutely stunning long, clear and beautiful beach, with plenty of water sports, camel and horse riding available.

Visited September 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice beach, but avoid in August”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a very nice and long beach. It can be quite windy, but was still comfortable in shorts and a tshirt. I didn't find the beach to be as dirty as other people noted. One thing I will say is to avoid the beach if you can in August. It was absolutely packed with locals trying to escape the inland heat. So if you want some seclusion then avoid it around the peak of summer. You can still get away from the crowds by walking to the very end.

Visited August 2013
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Perth, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Nice for a stroll”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Massive beach, pretty clean, nice view. If you walk on the wet send you don't get too hammered by the sand. The side opposite the Medina as horse and camel rides and kite/wind surfing. A few locals trying to sell you stuff but not too bad.

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New York City, New York
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“warm and joyful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

windy and wavy. and it is good for sports: chilly. very nice view all way around. sellers are a bit annoying. true romantic for a couple and dreamers

Visited September 2013
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