Only a 2.5 hour drive from Marrakech, the coastal town of Essaouira offers a perfect escape from the bustle of the city. With its picturesque port, charming ramparts, blue-washed houses and art galleries, Essaouira has a laid-back vibe that is ideal for a day trip.

On a private guided tour from Marrakech, you can enjoy the highlights of Essaouira without wasting time navigating. Your English-speaking driver will pick you up in an air-conditioned van and take you directly to Essaouira, making comfort stop along the way.

Once there, explore the 18th-century medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with narrow alleyways, traditional souks and artisans’ workshops. Walk along the fortified Portuguese ramparts and soak in panoramic views of the atlantic ocean. The seafood at the port is also not to be missed!

You may spot Essaouira’s colony of seagulls soaring above the town. The city has long attracted artists and inspired many musicians like Jimi Hendrix. You’ll find many art galleries showcasing local artwork inside the medina.

As the sun sets over the sea, your driver will transport you back to Marrakech. You’ll arrive with vivid memories of a picturesque day spent enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of Essaouira.

This guided tour of Essaouira offers a perfect taste of Morocco’s coast without the hassle of planning a multi-day trip. For a sea breeze and change of scenery from Marrakech’s heat, discover the charm of Essaouira on this private day trip. Your escape to the coast awaits!

Priced from $30 USD per person. Private tours available for up to 8 people.

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Marrakech included.