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Essaouira Beach

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Address: Essaouira, Morocco
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$243.24*
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Private Surf Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
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$107.34*
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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

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Scenic beach

Not one with loungers or parasols. There is a fair amount of activity on the beach from horse and camel riding, quad biking and wind surfing but if you want to relax and take in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach has got to be seen to be believed. It is huge, and has nice firm golden sand, with long waves breaking onto it. Becoming more popular with kite surfers, it also has camel rides on offer, ponies and quad bikes, but these are all right at the far end, about a mile's walk from the port or medina.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not one with loungers or parasols. There is a fair amount of activity on the beach from horse and camel riding, quad biking and wind surfing but if you want to relax and take in the views, you'll have to stop at one of the restaurants on the beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach here is disappointing. water cold. lots of litter. Must buy a spot for a lounge under tiki straw umbrella. First told it was 25 Dirhams for two of us. then later, it was 25 for each of us, so 50. no waves to speak of. fascinating to see Muslim women in burkas and French women in bikinis side by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely sandy beach in this very beautiful town full of character and culture. Clear water and nice for a swim. As is a muslin place, be aware of not offending locals. There are areas where tourist can sunbath in there bikinis. this doesn't mean that there are no tourist lying on the beach, though there were few. I was there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for surfing, bodyboarding or just relaxing. Very safe and didnt get pestered by sellers. So different to Marrakech in that respect. Very chilled and loved it although very misty the day we went

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like to be active in the sea or on the beach, this is the place to be to learn kite surfing, surfing, horse riding and also to hire quad bikes and ride camels. As you walk along the beach towards the private island it becomes wild and empty. The powers that be need to ensure the beach is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long but fairly quiet beach Camel and horse rides, quad bikes for hire and wind surfing Definitely worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach area is the main meeting place for holidaying morrocans, so its lively most of the time regardless of the weather. Misty or sunny, groups will be playing football, running, kite surfing, windsurfing or sunbathing. Swimming too, although the Atlantic waters are bracing. So lots to see. It can be very windy, but that's Essaouira generally. There are areas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach for walking with hard sand and a steady breeze to keep you cool. Beware a tail wind if you set out from the Medina side which could make battling your way home an exhausting trial.

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1 Thank BadgerCT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 10 days here, walked kms on this beautiful endless beach. Clear water (but when wavy water no so clear) No rocks here, smooth, fine sand. The only thing... and It s a biggy: the water is really cold ! Even for this canadian girl! Also, I wore a bikini here , but I was the only one, and... More 

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