Essaouira and the Atlantic Coast

Morocco’s Atlantic coast stretches from Cape Spartel right down to the border with Western Sahara. You find Morocco’s capital, Rabat, and its financial centre in Casablanca. Smaller, but where most guests visit you find the towns of Oualidia and Essaouira. Further south you find the popular beach destination of Agadir, and below that, a superb beach stretch that includes Sidi Ifni. If you are travelling from outside Europe, you will very likely find yourself flying into Casablanca, and although it doesn’t have the magical feel put across in the film of the same name, it is worth spending a day exploring – if anything to try some superb restaurants.

Down the coast, you find some lovely seaside destinations. Interestingly enough, these are quite cool in the summer months due to the breeze, making them an all-year destination. Many guests enjoy visiting Essaouira with its interesting medina and superb riads and hotels. In Oualidia, you get more of a quiet beach stay, and a superb hotel, La Sultana. 

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Essaouira and the Atlantic Coast Itineraries

This is just a selection of suggested itineraries that are there to help you with your ideas and to start the conversation with us about planning your tailor-made holiday. All our holidays are private for you and your party, and can depart on any day you like. We can adapt and change any element of these journeys, or design an itinerary from scratch around your travelling plans.

The Memory Road – Morocco’s Secret South

Marrakech - Azrarag - Tighmert - Aojou - Iriki - Skoura  

Memory Road is an exclusive four-wheel drive luxury adventure through the off-the-beaten-track delights of southern Morocco, which quite simply takes the experience of Morocco to a whole new level.

7 days from £4795 p. p.

Family Holiday in Morocco

Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Agafay Desert - Essaouira  

This private family holiday in Morocco is packed with experiences your children will adore. Morocco is the closest destination that will allow your children to immerse themselves in a different culture.

9 days from £2000 p. p.

Grand Tour of Morocco

Casablanca - Fez - Merzouga - Skoura - Ourika - Essaouira - Marrakech  

This comprehensive private tour of Morocco brings together the sights and sounds of this fantastic destination, and the chance to discover more than the well-trodden paths around Marrakech.

14 days from £2995 p. p.

Marrakech, Atlas and Atlantic Coast

Atlas Mountains - Marrakech Medina - Atlantic Coast  

Explore the bustling souks of Marrakech, the breathtaking scenic beauty and Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains and the sleepy fishing town of Essaouira. In short, this brief taste of Morocco is an ideal first visit to this vibrant country. 

10 days from £2295 p. p.

Essaouira and the Atlantic Coast Accommodation

This is just an overview of the hotels and lodges we feature, from characterful boutique lodges to luxury hotels. We do have a range of other hotels that we use, so if you don't see from our portfolio what you are looking for, we almost certainly know about it and can help plan an itinerary using it.

Day Maya

Dar Maya

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Dar Maya is a boutique Riad located in Essaouira in Morocco. It is a chic and sophisticated option, blending contemporary style with Moroccan craftsmanship.  

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Sofitel Essaouira Mogador

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The Sofitel Essaouira Mogador is a luxury resort hotel located just outside of the Essaouira overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  

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La Sultana Oualidia

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La Sultana Oualidia is a luxury boutique hotel located on Morocco’s Atlantic Coast between Casablanca and Essaouira.     

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Four Seasons Casablanca

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The Four Seasons Casablanca is a luxury city hotel located right on the Atlantic Ocean, offering possibly the city’s best accommodation.  

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Essaouira and the Atlantic Coast Experiences

This is a selection of experiences that allow you to see the destination in new and interesting ways. Almost all our experiences include a private guide, and can be then tailored to your particular interests. Indeed, many of the experiences we offer are created individually for our guests, so this list is by no means conclusive. In fact, we leave a couple of our best ideas up our sleeves for when you enquire with us.


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