2Days Night From Marrakech To Essaouira

DEPARTURE LOCATION : Your hotel /Riad in Marrakech

ARRIVAL : Your hotel /Riad in Marrakech

WHAT INCLUDES the Marrakech to Essaouira 2-day Trip?

  • High-end private vehicle with AC
  • Transportation
  • One night accommodation at a Riad in the heart of the Medina with dinner and breakfast.
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Driver/guide, Fuel 

What is Not Included in Marrakech to Essaouira 2-day Trip?

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips & Extras
  • Personal expenses


Embark on a captivating 2-Day Marrakech to Essaouira Tour. Witness the transition from Marrakech’s vibrant cityscape to the lush countryside, with stops at scenic viewpoints and an Argan oil cooperative. Explore Essaouira’s historic medina, Skala de la Ville, and dine on fresh seafood by the ocean. On day two, catch a sunrise or enjoy water sports, savor seafood cuisine, and pick up souvenirs before returning to Marrakech. This adventure blends city and coastal charm for an unforgettable Moroccan escape

  • Visit the bohemian fishing town of Essaouira
  • Enjoy the creativity and the strong presence of arts in the calm city of Essaouira.
  • Take amazing photos of the monumental “Door of the Port”
  • Stroll through the Medina
  • Explore the old Jewish district
  • Visit the Scala Kasbah at your own leisure 

The 2 days trip from Marrakech to Essaouira Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech to Essaouira
We will Start our adventure early in the morning by departing from Marrakech, embarking on a scenic drive to Essaouira. The journey typically takes around 2.5 to 3 hours by car, giving you plenty of time to soak in the beautiful Moroccan countryside. As you travel, you’ll pass through picturesque argan tree fields, a unique and delightful sight.

Midway through your Marrakech to Essaouira tour, make a stop at a women’s argan oil cooperative. Here, you can witness the traditional process of extracting argan oil and have the opportunity to purchase authentic argan products directly from the source. This stop not only enriches your cultural understanding but also supports the local economy and empowers the women who work there (optional).

Upon arriving in Essaouira, we will check into your accommodation. Whether you choose a charming riad within the medina or a beachfront hotel, you’ll find plenty of options that offer comfort and a taste of local hospitality.

After settling in, we will head out to explore the UNESCO-listed medina of Essaouira. Wander through the narrow alleys filled with vibrant souks selling everything from crafts and spices to jewelry and textiles. This is the perfect place to pick up unique souvenirs and immerse yourself in the local culture.

For lunch, indulge in fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants by the harbor. Essaouira is renowned for its seafood, and you can enjoy dishes such as grilled fish and seafood tagines while watching the hustle and bustle of the port.

In the afternoon, we will make our way to the Skala de la Ville, the old Portuguese fortress that offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. This historic site is perfect for taking memorable photos and enjoying the sea breeze.

As the evening approaches, treat yourself to a dinner at another local restaurant, savoring traditional Moroccan dishes like tagine or couscous. The medina is beautifully lit at night, creating a magical atmosphere for your dining experience.

Day 2: Exploring Essaouira
Begin your second day with a leisurely breakfast at your hotel , enjoying the laid-back vibe of Essaouira. After breakfast, spend some time at Essaouira Beach. Whether you prefer to relax on the sand, take a camel ride along the shore, or try out windsurfing, the beach offers a variety of activities to suit your interests.

Mid-morning, we will take a stroll down to the bustling fishing port. Here, you can watch the fishermen bring in their catch of the day and experience the lively atmosphere of the market. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the daily life of Essaouira’s fishing community.

For lunch, choose a seaside café where you can enjoy fresh seafood while taking in the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The gentle sea breeze and the sound of the waves make for a perfect dining experience.

In the afternoon, we will explore the historical Jewish Quarter (Mellah) of Essaouira. This area is rich in cultural history and provides an interesting perspective on the city’s diverse heritage. Learn about the Jewish community that once thrived here and visit some of the old synagogues and cemeteries.latre we will drive back to marrakech From Essaouira where will drop you off at your hotel . This 2-day Marrakech to Essaouira tour offers a perfect blend of cultural exploration, relaxation, and adventure, ensuring a memorable experience in both cities.

If you don’t have enough time for a 2-day Marrakech to Essaouira tour, we suggest a day trip excursion From Marrakech to Essaouira . Depart early from Marrakech, visit a women’s argan oil cooperative, explore the Essaouira medina, enjoy a seafood lunch by the harbor, relax at the beach, and return to Marrakech by evening.