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Meet a driver at your hotel in Marrakech, or at a central location, for the 3-hour trip to Essaouira, a laid-back city that’s cooled by consistent sea breezes. On your way to Essaouira, make a stop at an Argan oil cooperative, learning how the golden oil is produced using traditional techniques.

Upon arrival in Essaouira, set out on your own to explore the compact historic center, ringed by historic fortifications with great views of the ocean. Sip a mint tea in the Moulay el Hassan square, browse for souvenirs at the bazaars, and try fresh-caught, local seafood at an open-air restaurant—you'll have the freedom to see and do what you want.

Rejoin the driver and group after an afternoon of exploring and begin the return trip to Marrakech, where the day concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
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Medina of Essaouira
Marrakesh Travel Services
Visit Essaouira from Marrakech on an excursion that takes care of the details so you can spend an independent day exploring colorful bazaars, historic ramparts, and the city’s bustling fishing port. Pre-booking door-to-door transport from Marrakech to Essaouira ensures a hassle-free experience, with a bonus stop at an Argan oil cooperative along the way.
  • Travel in the comfort of a climate-controlled minivan
  • See traditional Argan oil production in the countryside
  • Enjoy cooler temps and history on the Moroccan coast
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off from centrally-located hotels
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Long day but worth it!

Young driver drove us ably to Essaouira from Marrakesh, stopping at services, the trees where the goats are in the trees and an argan oil centre. Once in Essaouira we were given about 5 hours to do whatever we wanted, before joining up with the...More

3  Thank Emma W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Gareth Bristol

Would of been better if they could of picked me up from hotel reception as it can be very confusing to navigate the small alley ways first thing in the morning. Without the stores being open it seems like a different place. Seats on the...More

Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile
A fun day

Very relaxed, interesting and most lively fish market, pleasant town with definitely a mediterranean feel to it. Welcome refreshing breeze :)

Thank Pascale G
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile
Very good agency !

we preferred to listen to the reviews avoiding the invitations of the street procurers and we found a serious agency, precise, honest, simple but professional. We thank in particular Layla and the guide from the Ourika Valley! Also the daily trip in Essouira was been...More

Thank Bruno R
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Relaxing day away from Marrakech with cheaper, friendlier market

We stayed in a Riad so we were picked up at a local pick up point which was used by every company we used. The driver arrived on time in a modern black Mercedes minivan with the company logo visible on the side. The driver...More

1  Thank Ephraim O
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31 August 2018|
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Response from Bruno R | Reviewed this property |
Generrally in tour hotel
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31 August 2018|
Response from Gareth J | Reviewed this property |
I would of thought so, they say any hotel in Marrakesh 😎
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18 July 2018|
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Response from JaakD11 | Reviewed this property |
we got dropped back at our hotel around 19:15
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