Essaouira Beach
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Our most recommended Essaouira Beach Family-friendly Activities

  • Essaouira: 4 Hour Surf Lesson

    1. Essaouira: 4 Hour Surf Lesson

    Start your surfing adventure at the local tour operator’s water sports store. Meet your guide for the day and get kitted out with all the necessary equipment you’ll need. Then, head onto the beach where the real fun begins. If you’re a beginner, your guide will first help you focus on how to balance and pop up from your board to your feet. Learn about understanding the waves and how to catch the right wave at the optimum moment for good surf. Then it’s time to work on your posture and stance to extend your ride on the board. If you’ve already got some surf experience, the lesson will be tailored to your level. Explain to your instructor the level of surf experience you have and then focus on your objectives for the session to perfect your skills. For the 4 hour course, you will have 2 hours in the morning followed by 2 hours in the afternoon with a break for lunch and relax in-between...

  • Essaouira: One Hour Dromedary Ride

    2. Essaouira: One Hour Dromedary Ride

    Depart the Ranch de Diabat on a peaceful dromedary camel. Discover the charming nature of these large animals while exploring the surrounding. This tour is ideal for groups and families with small children as the dromedary has a gentle nature.  Enjoy a ride just a few minutes from Essaouira. Walking a large beach with soft sand. Relax in the ocean breeze and see the famous island of Mogador. Pass by dunes and see the tucked away, former home of the Black Sultan. Finally cross the forest of wild Mimosas and Thuya on your return. 

    We were unsure about a camel ride at all, as we didn’t want to see any animals being mistreated or badly kept. But we were reassured by reviews and decided to go for a one-hour ride. It was an excellent choice and we had a great time. We didn’t see any evidence at all of bad treatment. As it was only an hour trip, the scenery wasn’t very inspiring, but we did get down to the beach. The guide was good at taking photos and we were offered mint tea back at the stables.

  • Essaouira: Scenic Quad and Dromedare Experience

    3. Essaouira: Scenic Quad and Dromedare Experience

    Start your day with a convenient pickup service from your hotel or other agreed upon meeting point. Commence your adventure under the guidance of your experienced instructors as they introduce you to the thrill of quad biking. Your instructors will be sure to go over all the safety and technical information you need to make your day fun and safe.

    Throughout the course of your quad biking ride you will be amazed by the variety of landscapes such as forests, mountainous dunes and idyllic, deserted beaches. Be sure to stop from time to time and grab some truly memorable holiday photos.

    After a short break your Dromedary ride will begin, allowing you to explore the stunning hinterland of Essaouira. Depending on the option you choose, a visit to Cap Sim lighthouse may also be on the itinerary. Here, you will get the chance to witness the quaint fishing village of Sidi...

  • Full-Day Dromedary Ride in Essaouira

    4. Full-Day Dromedary Ride in Essaouira

    The dromedary rides are an ideal offer for groups or families with young children. While on the animal, you can explore the area of Ranch de Diabat calmly. Just minutes from Essaouira, the ride starts at the Ranch de Diabat, followed by the dunes, where the Old Palace of  the Black Sultan is hidden. Roam the long beach, with views of the Portuguese castle on the Island of Mogador. Climb the dunes and pass by fishing huts, located near a source of fresh water, where the free animals can refresh during the day. Take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch. The way back to the Ranch de Diabat over a small path in the heart of the forest. The dromedary is a quiet animal, friendly to anyone and is going to offer a pleasant time with family or friends.

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What people are saying about Essaouira Beach

We were unsure about a camel ride at all, as we didn’t want to see any animals being mistreated or badly kept. But we were reassured by reviews and decided to go for a one-hour ride. It was an excellent choice and we had a great time. We didn’t see any evidence at all of bad treatment. As it was only an hour trip, the scenery wasn’t very inspiring, but we did get down to the beach. The guide was good at taking photos and we were offered mint tea back at the stables.

Such a fun experience! Moustafa was a fantastic guide. He knew all about the plants and the history of the region. He was so sweet to his camels. We could tell he really loves them and takes good care of them. He kept kissing their noses to get them to listen to him and they did! Highly recommend this tour. Try to get Moustafa as your guide!

We booked an one-hour-tour and our guide was Mustafa. He dealt with the animals in a lovely way and told us a lot in this hour. We felt very welcome all the time and the ride to the beach in the morning was wonderful. We can totally recommend Ranch de Diabat.

Mr. Moustafa welcomed us very well, he has a crazy talent. He takes care of his camels with love. They understand it at a sign or a glance. 1h wonderful with extraordinary views. He also took photos like that of a postcard.

Great landscape with a great guide, who also has to be a photographer, so great pictures were taken. Everything is very professional and well organized. The dromedaries look very neat and relaxed. I can fully recommend it.