Essaouira is a port city and resort on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Its medina (old town) is protected by 18th-century seafront ramparts called the Skala de la Kasbah, which were designed by European engineers. Old brass cannons line the walls, and there are ocean views. Strong “Alizée” trade winds make the city’s crescent beach popular for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Essaouira is located at 170 km from Marrakech on the Morocco’s coast Atlantic. Essaouira is a small coastal town, this city is a world Heritage site by UNESCO, the medina is surrounded by the walls that protect it.The Medina of Essaouira, smaller than that of Marrakech, offering a wide variety of craft products. Another important area of Essaouira is a fishing port, where you can find many boats with blue colorVisit the beach and famous port of Essaouira on a day trip from Marrakech. You’ll take a guided tour of the port and have the opportunity to discover the marvelous Argan oil when you visit a Women’s Co-operative manufacturing this famous product.