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Highlights Essaouira

  • Dream beaches of the Atlantic coast
  • Fishing port
  • Old Town Medina as UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Essaouira

$96for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$108 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Essaouira

25%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
65% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Essaouira

First class stay between beaches and cultural sites

Sand-coloured architecture, fantastic beaches, colourful fishing boats and romantic alleys characterise the historic coastal town and offer visitors a wonderful mix of sights, restaurants and leisure activities. Not far from the coast and within walking distance of museums and bazaars, you can rent a wonderful holiday apartment or a spacious holiday home. Away from the hustle and bustle, you prefer to live in an apartment or villa in the southern and eastern districts of the city.

Holidays in Essaouira

Location and orientation

Moroccan seaport

Essaouira is located about 190 kilometres west of Marrakech in the Marrakech-Safi region on the country's Atlantic coast. The 95,000 inhabitants of the historic metropolis live mainly from tourism and fishing. It bears the pictorial nickname "White City in the Wind" and translates to "The Enclosed".

Since the third season, Essaouira has served as the backdrop for the US series Game of Thrones.

Top 3 travel tips

1st UNESCO World Heritage Medina

The medina (old town) of Essaouira includes ancient streets, pastel-coloured sandstone facades and monumental monuments. The ruler and founder of the city, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, built imposing arches in the 18th century, the harbour and commissioned Spanish and French architects to build the city. Particularly worth seeing are the iron and bronze cannons that throne off the coast.

2. Fascinating goings-on

Once North Africa's largest seaport, the fishing port of Essaouira is still a colourful spectacle of blue boats and sailors selling anchovies and sea eels on the shores. The lively marketplace attracts visitors, traders and locals alike.

3. Impressive insights into history

The city museum, which bears the name of the founder Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, is located in the heart of the metropolis. In the exhibition you will learn interesting facts about the history of its origin and can view valuable artefacts, jewellery, antique pottery or elaborately woven carpets.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Essaouira

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Essaouira?

Accommodations in Essaouira offer very affordable prices, with an annual average of $111 per night in the previous year, which makes it the best budget-friendly vacation destination in Morocco.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible visit Essaouira in November, October, or December, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $103, $106, and $106 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Essaouira?

Following the data observed last year, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of January ($127), June ($118), and August ($114).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Essaouira?

When visiting Essaouira, it is not necessary to plan well in advance as the annual occupation is 27%.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

Last year, the months with more available accommodation of the year in Essaouira were April, February and March, with average availabilities of 80%, 80%, and 78%, respectively.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Essaouira?

Vacation rentals in Essaouira reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 65%. The second most requested month is December, with 66%, and the third is July with 70%. However, it's not necessary to worry because even during the busiest months the booking availability average is 67%. It will therefore be effortless to find your dream rental no matter the time of year.

How many vacation rentals are there in Essaouira?

We have collected the offers from 9 different providers in Essaouira, so we can provide you with around 430 properties. You're going to have a hard time picking your favorite!

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