Essaouira
in Essaouira of Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.513 and -9.770 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 30' 45" and W -9° 46' 12"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dirham - MAD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:59 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Casablanca
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:09 am and 7:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-29.055 and 167.966 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kingston
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Morocco in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Morocco.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Morocco. Last Update: 2021-02-25 08:32:32

Discover Essaouira

Essaouira in Essaouira (Marrakesh-Safi) with it's 70,634 citizens is a town in Morocco about 243 mi (or 391 km) south-west of Rabat, the country's capital city.

Current time in Essaouira is now 02:59 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Casablanca with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Essaouira, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Morocco is Mogador Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km), East. Also, if you like playing golf, there is an option about 0 mi (or 0 km). away. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Smimou, Tamanar, Talmest, Bouabout and Taouloukoult. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 35% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 26th of February 2021

16°C (60 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 27th of February 2021

16°C (61 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 28th of February 2021

17°C (63 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Riad Mumtaz Mahal

Address
0,1 mi
Rue Youssef El Fassai 5
44000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:30 (lunchbreak: 16:00 - 15:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 16:00 - 15:00)


Riad Belle Essaouira

Address
0,2 mi
7 Rue Ceutat derb Mokite
44000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mogador Essaouira

Address
0,0 mi
Route De Marrakech
80000 ESSAOUIRA
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Villa de l'O

Address
0,1 mi
Avenue Lalla Aicha
Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LABRANDA Amadil Beach

Address
0,1 mi
Chemin Des Dunes
80000 Agadir
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Riad Al Khansaa

Address
0,2 mi
60-62, Rue Touahen Laalouj
44 000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Riad Etoile d'Essaouira

Address
0,1 mi
Rue Kadissiya Av Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdelah 2
44000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


La Maison du Vent

Address
0,2 mi
25, rue Mourabittine
44000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Riad Al Zahia

Address
0,1 mi
4, Rue Mohammed Diuri
44000 Essaouira
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Dar Loulema

Address
0,1 mi
2 Rue Souss
44000 ESSAOUIRA
Morocco

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Walking through Essaouira - Morocco 1080 50p Full HD

Published: September 06, 2012
Length: 48:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: April 06, 2013
Length: 22:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AndymanMilano

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Length: 35:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Essaouira - par TerreMaroc.com

Published: January 27, 2010
Length: 19:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: terremaroc

Situé sur la côte atlantique, à 200 km l'ouest de Marrakech, Essaouira, lieu idéal pour un séjour en Riad, ou la location d'une villa au bord de la l'océan. http://www.terremaroc.com...


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Published: December 01, 2012
Length: 09:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mssx99

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Dar 91 holiday apartments in Essaouira Morocco

Published: January 19, 2014
Length: 42:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dar91essaouira

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Published: November 10, 2009
Length: 32:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: October 09, 2006
Length: 09:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Anjoy Planet

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Essaouira

Mogador redirects here, for the hamlet in Surrey see Mogador, Surrey. Essaouira is a city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, on the Atlantic coast. Since the 16th century, the city has also been known by its Portuguese name of Mogador or Mogadore. The Berber name means the wall, a reference to the fortress walls that originally enclosed the city.

Located at 31.5131, -9.76972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Essaouira Province, Port cities and towns on the Moroccan Atlantic Coast, Former Portuguese colonies, Kingdom of the Algarve, World Heritage Sites in Morocco, Archaeological sites in Morocco, Municipalities of Morocco

Gnaoua World Music Festival

The Gnaoua World Music Festival is a Gnawa music festival held annually in Essaouira, Morocco. The festival provides a platform for exchanges and a meeting point of music and dialogue between foreign artists and the mystical Gnaoua musicians. In this melting-pot of musical fusion, the Gnaoua masters invite players of jazz, pop, rock and contemporary World music to explore new avenues.

Located at 31.5114, -9.77222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Music festivals in Morocco, World music festivals

Iles Purpuraires

Iles Purpuraires are a set of small islands off the western coast of Morocco at the bay located at Essaouira. These islands were settled in antiquity by the Phoenicians, chiefly to exploit certain marine resources and as a promontory fort. (Hogan, 2007) Roman occupation of western Morocco beginning in the 2nd century BC continued the use of the islets, principally for manufacture of a royal blue dye from certain marine organisms.

Located at 31.4972, -9.78667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Morocco, Islands of the North Atlantic Ocean

Diabat

Diabat is a village in western Morocco near the coast of the Atlantic Ocean about five kilometres south of the city of Essaouira. (Ellingham, 2007) The Bordj El Berod is a ruined watchtower located somewhat south of the mouth of Oued Ksob (Hogan, 2007) near about one kilometre west of Diabat.

Located at 31.4833, -9.76667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Essaouira Province

Mogador island

Mogador island is the main island of the Iles Purpuraires in front of Essaouira. It is about 3 kilometers long and 1.5 kilometers wide, and lies about 1.5 kilometers from the opposite beach of Essaouira. The Carthaginian navigator Hanno visited and established a trading post there in the area in the 5th century BCE, and Phoenician artifacts have been found on the island.

Located at 31.4956, -9.78639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Morocco, History of Morocco, Islands of Morocco


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aş Şuwayrah, Es Suira, Mogadar, Magador, Essaouira, Suira, As-Shawirah, الصويرة, Esauira, As-Sawíra, Mogador, Medino de Esaŭiro, Essauira, صویره, אסואירה, Szavíra, ESU, エッサウィラ, ელ-სუვაირა, Amegdul, 에사우이라, Savira, एस्साउरा, As-Sawira, Эс-Сувейра, Эссуэйра, Suvayr, Ес-Сувейра, صویرہ, 索维拉