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Customer Travel Tips for Essaouira

83% Avg. city rating Rated by 374 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 92%

Getting around / public transport 80%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 85%

Nightlife / partying 66%

Value for money 88%

Customer Travel Tips for Essaouira

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98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


17 Jun 2019

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Hostel Atlantic

Liked: Relax spot

Disliked: Nothing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a Windbreaker!

Liked: Festival and beach, realxed.

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


23 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: X

Liked: X

Disliked: X

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


12 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: give it a try and you might fall in love with it

Liked: great little resort with a chilled moroccan vibe. it was my 4th visit

Disliked: no

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


08 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: ..

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Buying traditional artisanery Is much cheaper than in Marrakech, Fes etc!

Liked: Very chilled out and authentic city, friendly people, many nice Shops and restaurants

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


07 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Just relax and let yourself go around the medina without any destination

Liked: Sth special in this medina. Nice beach to wave surf. Quiet and feel easy

Disliked: Nothing

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Definitely go to the harbour when fish is just in. Haggle for better price with local traders.

Liked: Easy to walk eeverywhere and history of town.

Disliked: Some street sellers can be very annoying.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring something warm for chilly evenings

Liked: It's a really happy, relaxed and friendly place, beautiful clean beach, gorgeous sunsets and amazing food. Not to hassled in the medina..

Disliked: Some people do hassle you to buy which just causes me to avoid that street...and it's windy but I was kite surfing so loved that!

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: stay at atlantic hostel

Liked: relaxing :)

Disliked: no

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the Riad Zahra restaurant!

Liked: More chilled out than Marrakech but still with fantastic Morrocan culture.

Disliked: Women still have to cover to their ankles in the town to avoid stares - although I guess this is to be expected. Very very windy.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy!

Liked: Excellent food options. Nice small town.

Disliked: It's very windy.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


10 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: surfing

Liked: The surfing

Disliked: The weather was not that Good. In August 21 degrees And a strong wind makes it cold.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Take your own alcohol especially if it is Ramadan!!

Liked: Great medina

Disliked: The wind

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 20%
78% Avg. rating


05 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Windy city, be careful with cleaver shoppers. Wind sports Go for it!

Liked: Gnaoua fest

Disliked: Shopping

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Imodium :)

Liked: This is my 4th visit to Essaouira...I love everything about it..The culture, shopping, people, shopping, sitting outside cafes people watching, the food .............

Disliked: Disliked nothing

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


18 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Gnaoua Festival!

Liked: The Gnaoua Festival, the cooler temperatures due to the wind, the Medina

Disliked: The sea water at the beach smelled a bit...not sure what they dump into it.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


19 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: que recorran la playa, que en la medina de esta ciudad pueden encontrar cosas a buen precio

Liked: la gente de essaouira es muy gentil

Disliked: nada

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


15 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in the Atlantic hostel!!

Liked: Nice place to relax

Disliked: Was everythiing quite good

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 374 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 92%

Getting around / public transport 80%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 85%

Nightlife / partying 66%

Value for money 88%

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