Marrakech To Essaouira Trip - 1 Day

We offer adventure full-day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech for exploring Atlantic coast : visit the ancient Portuguese fort and fishing port .


  • Travel from Marrakech in a private vehicle..
  • Walk to the fishing port of Essaouira and watch the blue boats.
  • Visit Skala Kasbah, which was a citadel in the times of war.
  • Stroll in the Medina of Essaouira, which can be explored at ease.
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch in the harbor stalls or at a local café terrace.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Day 1

Start your Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech at 08h00 am. Cross the Houaz Planes towards the village of Sidi Lmokhtar just West of Marrakech.

You will have a coffee break and continue past the unique Argan trees forest located in this area. This is where you will find goats climbing trees in search of Argan nuts, a wonderful and rare sight to behold.

You can stop at a local cooperative that processes Argan oil before continuing to Val d’Argan, a vineyard that was established by a French wine connoisseur. Should you choose so, you can partake to some wine before leaving to Essaouira.

Upon arrival, you will meet your local guide who will introduce you to the city. You will visit the Medina, the Mellah (old Jewish quarter), the Kasbah (old military bastion), and the fishermen port.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will be free to enjoy the city, with its beautiful beaches and relaxed mood, enjoy a cup of coffee or mint tea at the famous Place Moulay Elhassan while listening to atmospheric Gnawa music being played.

After that, your driver will take you back to Marrakech. Your Marrakech to Essaouira day trip will come to an end around 18h00, as your driver will drop you off at your hotel or riad


  • Transport in a comfortable A/C vehicle (Mini Van).
  • English speaking driver.
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation.

Not Included

  • Lunch and drinks
  • Sites Fees

Day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira City on the Map :

Easy & Smooth Planning

4 Steps to plan your trip :

  1. Request a quote today; Contact us…
  2. Our local experts tailor the itinerary that’s right for you;
  3. We keep working with you to perfect your itinerary;
  4. You easily book through our Morocco office.