From Marrakech: Full Day Essaouira Quad Bike & Food Tour
- Duration: 1 day
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Our driver Abdelillah was so lovely! Always smiling and made us feel very welcome. The journey on the way there is broken up nicely with stops at a cafe, viewpoint and Argan oil cooperative. The scenery is beautiful and keeps you entertained for most of the time. We had around 3 hours to explore the medina after eating lunch. Which is so much more relaxed than Marrakech. Would recommend this tour if you want a day trip to the beach. However it was quite a lot cooler than Marrakech....24 degrees and cloudy. So you may want to take a coat and if you’re wanting to swim in the sea it is quite chilly!
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 went to dock and purchased fish, grilled it in the nearby restaurant, shopped in the medina, relaxed in a cafe and enjoyed crepes and went strolling on the beach. To see a video of what happened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kocQ-HDO3o0&t=2s&fbclid=IwAR13-B_XoqUbZME8Z-bMOXANmXxMJtmbiN9L_7Q3Z1T39dUB6DmtJg3yiDs
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.