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From Marrakech: Explore Essaouira and Oualidia in 3 Day Private Tour


Morocco is not just winding souks and desert dunes: it is also 1,200 miles of coastline running along the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. Along the coast, charming harbors, busy fishing ports and picturesque beach towns abound – they are just as diverse as Morocco’s interior. Many Moroccan coastal towns are waiting to be explored. Essaouira and Oualidia are the most popular domestic tourist destinations in Morocco. (See full description for more details).


Explore Essaouira and Oualidia on a private tour and spend unforgettable moments.
Our private tour from Marrakech by a comfortable 4WD or minivan with excellent speaking English and French driver/guide.

First day: Marrakech _ Essaouira (180 km/ 2h.45min drive).

The program will start with a pick-up from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech around 08:00 am, then we take the road to Essaouira to explore the Portuguese city and remained the history of the 17 the century. Along the way, you will have a stop in the to see Argan forest trees where you enjoy the view of goats climbing Argan trees and you have a chance to hug and take pictures with them. Along the way, again you will have another pause for a free visit of a cooperative where local women produce Argan oil with traditional equipment. Once we arrive in Essaouira you will have a chance to explore this beautiful city, for example, see the port in the western side of the town where the fishermen sell and cook the fresh fish and serve in a small scale local restaurant. Then you will have a free visit afternoon to see the Musee of Sidi Ben Abdellah in the medina, The Mellah Jewish Quarter and walk around in the medina and in the beach that always gives romantic view under the stars before you go to the hotel where you will spend the night.

Second day: Essaouira – Oualidia (180 Km/2h.45min drive).

At the time of your choice, we continue down the picturesque coastal road and you will come El _Oualidia, a serene fishing village, spread along the southern shores of a natural seawater lagoon, flanked by a Kasbah built-in 1634 by Sultana El_Oualidia. Enjoy lunch while watching the constantly changing coastal views. Beaches offer fine sand, safe surfing, and windsurfing or take a ride in a small fishing boat to the south are small sandy coves and rocky cliffs to explore.
Relax and serene like swimming and bird watching available, this is the perfect location for those looking to experience an enjoyable vacation and the more quiet side of Moroccan culture. Spend a night in a hotel beside the beach included.

Third day: Oualidia – Marrakech.

After a relax, admire the views, pick on the pounds, Explore the lovely corniche stretching over 12 km and enjoyed a nice setting and breath-taking views of the beach. Tried tasting oysters and other seafood; that make the famous of Oualidia; under an umbrella at the edge of the beach. Now it is time to leave to Marrakech. We will drive through the coastal road of Safi where you will cross a landscape with striking contrasts! From market gardens to salt marshes, between desert and ocean. We will arrive at Marrakech at 5 PM, where your tour ends. A final drop-off at your accommodation is included.
This tour can be modified/customized depending on your requirements; budget and we are ready to prepare your own Morocco tour.
If you are interested in this tour! Do not hesitate to contact us for any question or contact us directly to book your tour. Promise you will not regret it!


Your comfort is our priority.

Additional information

About the activity:

-Private 3-day tour.
-Duration 3-day tour.
-Live driver/guide speaking English, French, and Arabic.
-Pick up and drop off service included.
-Departure from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech. If your location is not accessible by car, you will be provided with a meeting point instead.
-Return to the departure point.
-Instant confirmation.
-Please bring comfortable shoes, sunglasses, and camera.


-Hotel/Riad pick up and drop off.
-Bottled water.
-Transport by air-conditioned minivan or 4*4 vehicle.
-Driver/guide speaking English, French, and Arabic.
-Several stops on the way.
-Two Nights in a hotel during the trip.
-Local Taxes.

What to expect:

-Explore the top sights in Oualidia and Essaouira.
-Different beaches.
-Atlas Mountains.
-Berber villages. Visit of a cooperative of women making Argan oil.
-See and have a chance to touch goats climbing the Argan trees and -take pictures with them.
-Free visit to the top sights in the two cities.
-Visit the famous beaches.
-Taste fresh seafood.


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