History buffs will enjoy exploring Essaouira, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This tucked away city also attracts tourists with its live music.
- There are 189 hotels and other accommodations in Essaouira
- The closest major airport is in Essaouira (ESU-Mogador), 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Essaouira
The city is well known for its live music scene and cultural venues like Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Skala de la Ville, Mellah, and Skala du Port. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Essaouira Beach and Sidi Kaouki Beach.
In Essaouira, you'll be able to select from 189 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- Ryad Watier - Guests who stay at this 3-star riad in Medina can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
- Riad Perle D'eau - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this riad. Guests who stay at this 4-star riad in Medina can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
- Villa Quieta - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and comfortable, quiet rooms.
Dressing for Essaouira
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 53°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 58°F at night
- July through September averages 73°F during the day and 64°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 73°F during the day and 54°F at night
- Average annual rainfall for Essaouira is 0.35 inches
- Hottest months are usually September and October with an average temperature of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 54°F