Essaouira along the central western coast of Morocco is a laid-back and peaceful place (no traffic within the huge walled area), lots of cafes in squares to lounge around and drink mint tea and just soak up the atmosphere. You can walk everywhere in Essaouira as it is relatively small.
From the Essaouira Travel Guide
A lovely riad with the most friendly hostess you'll ever meet. We had a great stay here and were sad to leave so soon. Superb service and hospitality. Chokran. ... more
The Palazzo Desdemona is a charming Riad in a very good location for exploring Essaouira, near the fort and the Medina. It is peaceful, cool, airy and made of stone, wood, iron and cotton. Nothing plastic here. It is a big building with a timeless air about it. ... more
Our stay at The Lunetoile was overall great. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The rooftop terrace was a suntrap (it had an enclosed "glass room") which was of benefit as the weather was only in the high teens. Sue, the owner, met us shortly after arrival and was an invaluable source of information. ... more
Tours in Morocco
Hello, If you have only 1 week I suggest you to visit the south of Morroco. You can do Marrakech, Essaouira, Agadir (beach), Fez and maybe a trip to the desert if you have time. Try definitly to see Marrakech and Essaouira (Jimi Hedrix stayed here). Until 12/9 there are good promotions to stay ...
Essaouria and Gnaoua music.
On our arrival in Essaouira it was obvious to me that we where going to love this small Moroccan fishing village as there where plenty of music vendors selling the local music known as Gnaoua. Myself ...
I am going to Morocco in September to Marakesh and Essaouira. I am looking for some amazing hash to smoke on the beach while I am there. Does anyone know where I can get it with out getting ripped off or being grassed to the police for large amount of money. I am just looking to smoke and have fun with my ...