Day Trip to Essaouira and Sidi Kaouki from Marrakech

Essaouira and Sidi Kaouki




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Day Trip to Essaouira and Sidi Kaouki

Join Morocco Trail Finders on an enchanting Day Trip to Essaouira and Sidi Kaouki that takes you from the bustling streets of Marrakech to the serene coastal haven of Essaouira and the untouched beauty of Sidi Kaouki Beach.

Our adventure begins as we pick you up from your Marrakech accommodation, embarking on a picturesque journey. En route, we’ll pause to admire the renowned Argan trees, a source of the valuable Argan oil that’s indigenous to this region.

Upon arriving in Essaouira, the charm of this coastal gem unfolds. Our guided walking tour starts in the heart of the Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the vibrant souks, adorned with intricate woodwork and artisan crafts. Essaouira’s culture comes to life as you interact with locals and sample the town’s renowned seafood.

Next, ascend the Skala de la Ville, an 18th-century fortress offering panoramic vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and Essaouira’s iconic harbour. Delight in the cool sea breeze and capture breathtaking photos of this mesmerizing coastal town.

We set out for Sidi Kaouki, a beach renowned for its untouched beauty and tranquillity. Upon arrival, a unique adventure awaits as you embark on a camel ride along the pristine shoreline. Guided by our friendly camel handlers, you’ll enjoy the rhythmic sway of these gentle creatures as they lead you across the sands.

Following your camel excursion, you’ll have free time to relish the serene surroundings. Soak up the sun, swim in the Atlantic’s refreshing waters, or simply relax and unwind on the tranquil beach. Sidi Kaouki’s untouched charm is the perfect backdrop for a tranquil afternoon of leisure.

As the sun begins to dip towards the horizon, we’ll bid farewell to Sidi Kaouki and start our return journey to Marrakech, cherishing the coastal wonders and memories made throughout the day.

Additional Information on Essaouira Sidi Kaouki Day Trip:

  • An adult must accompany children.
  • Adult pricing is applicable to all travellers.
  • Please note that a minimum of 2 participants is necessary for each booking.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian meal, kindly inform us during the booking process.
  • This activity is not advisable for individuals with back issues.
  • We do not recommend participation for those with heart concerns or other significant medical conditions.
  • Some light walking is involved during this experience.

Highlights of Essaouira Sidi Kaouki Day Trip:

  • Enjoy a picturesque journey from Marrakech to Essaouira, witnessing the diverse Moroccan landscapes.
  • Explore the vibrant harbour where local fishermen go about their daily activities, offering a glimpse into traditional Moroccan life.
  • Discover the historic ramparts surrounding Essaouira, and learn about the city’s multicultural history.
  • Admire intricate Berber and Moroccan jewellery craftsmanship in the heart of the city.
  • Savour a delicious Moroccan lunch with fresh seafood and traditional dishes while enjoying ocean views.
  • Witness the art of argan oil production and support Berber women in their craft.
  • Embark on a guided tour through the medinas, where you can wander the narrow alleyways and vibrant markets.
  • Enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs, relax on the beach, or explore Essaouira at your own pace.


Embark on this remarkable journey with Morocco Trail Finders, where Essaouira’s historic charm and Sidi Kaouki’s natural beauty await your exploration. Book your Marrakech day trip today and let us create unforgettable memories together.

Travel itinerary of the Essaouira Sidi Kaouki Day Trip:



  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4
  • Bilingual driver
  • Tour guide in English & French
  • Additional Services
  • Food and drinks

Tour Plan

  • 07:30 AM: Your Morocco Trail Finders guide-driver will pick you up from your Marrakech accommodation.
  • 09:00 AM: En route, enjoy picturesque landscapes and a brief stop to see the famous Argan trees, known for their valuable oil.
  • 10:30 AM: Arrive in the charming town of Essaouira, known for its historic medina, stunning coastline, and vibrant arts scene.
  • 11:00 AM: Begin your guided walking tour of Essaouira's medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the bustling souks, admire intricate woodwork, and discover the vibrant culture of this coastal gem.
  • 12:30 PM: Visit the Skala de la Ville, an 18th-century seafront fortress with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Essaouira's picturesque harbor.
  • 01:00 PM: Savor a delectable Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant, enjoying fresh seafood and traditional flavors.
  • 02:30 PM: Depart Essaouira for the untouched beauty of Sidi Kaouki Beach.
  • 03:30 PM: Arrive in Sidi Kaouki, a pristine stretch of shoreline known for its tranquility and rolling waves.
  • 04:00 PM: Experience a camel ride along the beach, guided by our friendly camel handlers.
  • 05:00 PM: Enjoy free time to relax, sunbathe, or take a refreshing dip in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 06:00 PM: Begin your return journey to Marrakech, reflecting on the day's coastal wonders.
  • 08:30 PM: Arrive back in Marrakech, where your guide-driver will drop you off at your accommodation.

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