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“Long, long walks...”
Review of Essaouira Beach

Essaouira Beach
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$93.41*
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Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
Ranked #5 of 55 things to do in Essaouira
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Casablanca, Morocco
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Long, long walks...”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

The beaches in Essaouira aren't so great for lounging, but they are very, very long, making for a nice place for a morning or evening walk.

They are cleaner than some other beaches in Morocco. At low-tide there are dozens of football (soccer) games going on.

Visited October 2012
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Beautifully wild and windy”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

If you are into surfing, kite or wind surfing, horse riding you will love these beaches. Needless to say the water is really cold.

Visited October 2012
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Tallinn, Estonia
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“Excellent long beach”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

The weather is nice in october, but the sea is a little bit too refreshing for me. After rains, the seawater turned muddy for 3 days.

Visited October 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A perfect beach for sports”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The stretch of coast south of Essaouira is long and vast. It offers excellent conditions for wind and kite surfers (spring & summer months) and surfers (autumn & winter months). The bay is protected from the open ocean by the Mogador island, therefore it's relatively safe to surf here. The waves tend to get bigger if you move south towards Club Mistral base. If you're not into water sports, you can enjoy horse riding (for this, it's better to head to the village of Diabat) or simply walking along the beach.

Visited January 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great for sports - no good for sunbathing”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Beautiful long wide beaches. Perfect for all sports (kite surfing, beach soccer / volley, horseriding etc) but NOT for lazing around / sunbathing.

Visited September 2012
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