Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Essaouira

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Essaouira. This city's surfing, beaches and windsurfing draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Essaouira

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Essaouira

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Essaouira is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Essaouira Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sidi Kaouki Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Ounara Campsite (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Essaouira

The nearest airport is in Essaouira (ESU-Mogador), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Essaouira?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 503 holiday rentals near Essaouira. From 181 Houses to 101 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essaouira for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Essaouira?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Essaouira:

  • Old Medina: 267 holiday homes
  • Kasbah: 200 holiday homes
  • Chbanat: 268 holiday homes
  • Lotissement Al Mostakbal: 73 holiday homes
  • Essaouira Coast: 327 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Essaouira?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Essaouira. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Place Moulay el Hassan: 496 holiday rentals
  • Essaouira Mogador Golf Course: 490 holiday rentals
  • Essaouira Beach: 493 holiday rentals
  • Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum: 496 holiday rentals
  • Skala de la Ville: 496 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essaouira listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Essaouira?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 181 Houses in Essaouira. Our other popular types of Essaouira holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 101 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 119 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Essaouira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 161 holiday homes with pool available in Essaouira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.