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“beach with lot of wind” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Essaouira Beach

Essaouira Beach
Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Essaouira
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Rostock, Germany
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“beach with lot of wind”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This beach is special. Huge, and with wonderful waves - especially interesting for wind-surfers and kite-surfers. But the wind really made us flee after some hours. We had to go somewhere, to get warm again. Which is easy, with so many restaurants nearby.
Many people want to make their business with you, and offer you a ride on their horses or camels. That can be a bit exhausting, if you just want to chill at the beach.
But anyway, most people are friendly, and if you don´t want their offer, just tell them "la, shoukran". That´s a nice and respectful way to say no, thanks, I´m not interested.

Visited September 2013
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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“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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“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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“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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“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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