Essaouira

Sights and activities in Essaouira: beaches, windsurfing, fishing & historic attractions

The coastal town of Essaouira in Morocco boasts long, sandy beaches great for beach holidays and water sports such as windsurfing, a fortified old town protected as an UNESCO World Heritage site and a range of historical sites and activities from fishing and camel safaris to surfing, hammam bathhouses and shopping in the souqs. No wonder this picturesque seaside town also known as the Windy City of Morocco has become a popular holiday destination during the summer months.