Travel and Venue Info

Essaouira

Essaouira is a laid back coastal town that offers travelers a nice break from the hubbub of Marrakech which is just a few hours away. Visitors to Essaouira are attracted to its beaches, fresh seafood and medina.

How to Get There

The Essaouira airport is located 16 km north of town.

Internal flights (with Royal Air Maroc) from the following Moroccan cities to Essaouira are available: Casablanca, Marrakech. Most flights go through Barcelona Airport.

If you arrive in Marrakesh

Take a taxi from the terminal and ask them to take you to Marrakesh train Terminal. Tell the driver you are looking for the Agency SupraTour Bus to Essaouira. The distance from the airport to the train/bus terminal is about 7km.

From the train/bus station look for SupraTour Agency http://www.supratours.ma/

SupraTour operates 6 buses daily to Essaouira at the following times:

08h30,  09h00,  10h30, 14h30,  17h00,  19h00. The trip to Essaouira takes about 3h, tickets costs about between 60 and 70 MAD (about 5€).

Upon arrival at Essaouira Station please take a taxi to the Mogador Hotel. Distance from the station and the Hotel is about 2km.

Useful links

wikitravel.org/en/Essaouira

www.morocco-holidays.com/holidays/bus.htm

www.lonelyplanet.com/morocco/the-atlantic-coast/essaouira

Currency

The currency in Morocco is the Dirham. 1 EUR = 11.1278 MAD

The Mogador Hotel

Situated in Essaouira, Ryad Mogador Essaouira is close to Essaouira Beach, Bordj el Berod, and Skala. You can visit the hotel website at www.ryadmogador.com