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Essaouira Beach

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Address: Essaouira, Morocco
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$243.38*
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Private Surf Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
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$107.41*
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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

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beautiful sandy beach

can be a bit windy as we found out. its also quite basic so no facilities e.g. showers. The surrounding cafe's are really nice with good views

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Mathew C
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Elstree, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Beautiful clean beach with life guards. Litter boys are constantly walking the beach picking up litter, rocks and anything else unsavoury. Lovely flat sand right into the sea. A constant breeze and no humidity. No hassle from traders.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

can be a bit windy as we found out. its also quite basic so no facilities e.g. showers. The surrounding cafe's are really nice with good views

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uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Essaouira has a beach which goes on for miles. Soft sand. Shallow water and safe swimming if you can brave the Atlantic!

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Billericay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We walked the 4 plus miles from our hotel from it's golf course to the Medina, all along the beach. The beach was very wide and clean. The backdrop of dunes inhabited by a few camels created a lovely atmosphere and our other companions were a few more walkers and some horses and quad bikes, (they just brought additional interest... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Essaouira Beach is often cited as a fine beach... Well not by many Australian standards but perhaps by Northern European ones. We love Essaouia itself and regularly visit. The beach with a broad expanse of sand and almost constant strong wind does make for excellent windsurfing and kite sails. Horse riding is also another activity.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Now I rate the Essaouira Beach highly, but for those who love nothing more than to lie out all day working on your tan this is generally not the beach for you. The winds can be quite strong, so if the like surfing, kite sailing, etc., you've found a little slice of heaven! Though I'm not an adrenaline junkie myself... More 

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new york, usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Needs some cleaning up and attention - there are a couple of private areas where you can rent a lounger for a day but the loungers could be in better condition and the odd rubbish bin would not go amiss !!!! people just stick their rubbish and cigarettes in the sand. The coast is unspoilt beach but with no care... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

From the harbour end heading south, the beach is used mostly for organised football, then bathing, then windsurfing & kitesurfing, then horse and camel riding and quad biking over the dunes. It tends to be windy in this area, but it's a great beach for a long walk with the various activities providing plenty of interest. There's what appears to... More 

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Tangier, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Also Great for surfing and ask for boo boo the camel ride to take you to former residence of famed guitarist Jimmy Hendrix! Also do not miss the Medina for shopping the least you say the better the price..actually just point and use your french>. John Payne, Boston, Mass.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Fab beach, lovely place. Easy to get to on a bus, even from Marrakech. Loads of shops inside the city walls. Food available is a good price and varied. There was no haggling, or pressure to go into shops.

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