Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Marrakech – 8 days

Daily Tour 8 day 7 nights
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Join an extraordinary Moroccan Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, beginning with a picturesque exploration along the Atlantic coast. Starting your tour in Morocco by unraveling the untold stories of an unfinished historical treasure, immersing yourself in the captivating allure of the region. Marvel at the diverse beauty that surrounds, with vast stretches of sandy beaches inviting you to embrace the coastal serenity.
The odyssey kicks off with a spellbinding visit to El Jadida, where each step sets the stage for an immersive experience filled with historical wonders. Nestled against the shores of Oualidia beach, our next destination promises two nights of tranquility, allowing you to bask in the coastal ambiance and experience the moments of serenity.

Summer trip in Morocco, Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Essaouira and Marrakesh.

Continuing the Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Marrakech, venture into the vibrant world of Safi, renowned as the ceramic capital, where tradition and craftsmanship seamlessly intertwine. The coastal expedition reaches its pinnacle in the enchanting city of Essaouira, where historic charm and coastal allure converge, creating a captivating backdrop for exploration.
After a two-day stay in Essaouira, our Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Marrakech takes a turn towards the captivating city of Marrakech, our final destination. As we conclude this mesmerizing tour in Morocco, the memories forged along the Atlantic coast will linger, leaving you with a rich tapestry of experiences encompassing Morocco’s cultural and natural wonders. From the sandy beaches to the historical gems, each moment will contribute to an unforgettable chapter in your travel story.

At First Sight

  • Group Size 2 to 16
  • An optional short walk through the beaches is included depending on the day’s stage.
  • Airport Transfers Included
  • Join In Casablanca

Accommodation & Meals

  • 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 7 Nights Hotel or Riad

CasaBlanca Airport

Tour from Casablanca starts from 9 but may be subject to change depending on your arrival time.

Quote of Ocean coastline tour from Casablanca to Marrakesh

GROUP SIZE 2 3 4 5 6+
PRICE/PERSON €970 €940 €920 €870 €820

  • Pick up from the airport, lodging… in Casablanca
  • Transportation in comfortable air conditioned car 4×4, Mini-van…
  • Multilingual driver/guide
  • Fuel and anythings linked to the car, driver/guide
  • 7 nights in good accommodations
  • All specified Breakfasts and Meals mentioned
  • Private guided city tour in: El Jadida, Essaouira and Marrakech
  • Drop off in your Hotel

  • Flight tickets
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Tips for staffs and drivers.
  • The single room supplement
  • Essaouira Optionally Activities
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.

Highlights of Coastline trip from Casablanca to Essaouira

The coastline from Casablanca to Essaouira offers a diverse range of experiences, from the bustling city life in Casablanca to the relaxed and artistic atmosphere of Essaouira. Marvel at the diverse beauty that surrounds, with vast stretches of sandy beaches inviting you to embrace the coastal serenity and visit Marrakech city.

  • The coastline from Casablanca to Essaouira in Morocco is known for its beauty and diversity, including the famous Hassan II Mosque
  • Picturesque town of El Jadida is known for its well-preserved Portuguese cistern and historic architecture.
  • Oualidia, a coastal town famous for its lagoon and oyster farming.
  • Asfi or Safi: Safi is renowned for its traditional pottery and ceramics. The city has a long history of producing colorful and intricate pottery, often adorned with geometric patterns and designs.
  • Essaouira, at the southern end of this stretch, is a popular coastal destination known for its well-preserved Medina.
  • Argan: The argan tree (Argania spinosa) is native to Morocco and is known for its valuable fruit, which produces argan oil.
  • Marrakech, often referred to as the ‘Red City,’ is a must-visit destination in Morocco and is one of the four imperial cities in Morocco.

Tourism has been our hobby since childhood, starting in 1994. Over the years, we have continuously improved our experience by accompanying groups all over Morocco. In 2003, we began leading groups officially as licensed guides under Number 420. Finally, in 2018, we established a fully licensed Travel Company based in Marrakesh, operating under license number 10P/19.

This ample experience that we will share with you will undoubtedly guide you to an unforgettable tour in Morocco.

Day 01 : Casablanca Airport – Hassan II Mosque – El Jadida – Oualidia

Upon your arrival at the Casablanca airport, prepare to be warmly greeted and seamlessly transferred to embark on an unforgettable tour from Casablanca to the south. Begin your exploration with a visit to the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, a true gem and a must-see in Casablanca. Immerse yourself in the coastal charm, discovering the pristine beaches, vibrant restaurants, and the overall vibrant ambiance.

From there, we whisk you away to El Jadida Transfer by the highway along the Atlantic coast passing through the city of El Jadida (also known as Mazagan) is considered one of the important trading posts for maritime commerce throughout the history of Morocco. It was built by the Portuguese in the early 16th century. The old city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its ramparts, Portuguese cistern, Mazagan fortress, and the Church of the Assumption constituting the most historical part of the city. We continue the journey, exiting the highway to reach the beautiful seaside resort of Oualidia, we are welcomed for a two-night stay in the hotel. During the rest of the time, you can enjoy leisurely walks along the beach..

  • Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel
  • The distance covered on the drive, 235 km/3h
  • Meals: D
Day 02 : Oualidia day tour

After Breakfast we join a local fisher with their boat and we head for fishing excursion, for our miday dishe we try the drilled fresh seafood in the afternoon we enjoy a relaxing stroll along sandbar.

Things to do Optionally on your free time:

Oualidia is a coastal town in Morocco known for its beautiful beach and lagoon.
Beach Relaxation:
Spend time sunbathing and relaxing on the sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, take a leisurely stroll along the shore and enjoy the scenic views.
Lagoon Activities:
Oualidia is famous for its lagoon, which is separated from the ocean by a sandbar. Explore the lagoon’s calm and shallow waters. You can also  try paddleboarding, kayaking, or even take a boat tour around the lagoon.
Bird Watching:
Oualidia is a haven for birdwatchers. The lagoon attracts various bird species, making it a great spot for bird watching. Consider bringing binoculars to observe the diverse birdlife in the area.

  • Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel
  • Meals: B.L.D
Day 03 : Oualidia – Asfi or Safi – Essaouira

We Leave this lovely place we then follow the coastline towards the quaint town of Asfi. Nestled amidst its historic charms is the ancient fortified quarter, the Medina, transporting visitors to a bygone era of architectural splendor. Asfi proudly wears the mantle of Morocco’s ceramic capital, renowned for its exquisite products that adorn homes across the nation. The town’s artistic prowess extends to its small port and beach, adding a coastal allure to its cultural tapestry.

Our exploration in Asfi reaches new heights with a visit to an intriguing ceramic museum, offering a deep dive into the craftsmanship that has made the town a beacon of creativity. As the day unfolds, our 8-day tour Essaouira from casablanca to Marrakech continues, leading us to the mesmerizing Essaouira by dusk. This coastal gem beckons with promises of a three-night stay in a carefully selected hotel, where comfort and authenticity converge to create an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the allure of Essaouira, a destination that seamlessly weaves together history, art, and coastal beauty, ensuring a journey that transcends the ordinary

  • Overnight stay in a riad.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 200 km/3h
  • Meals: B
Day 04 : Visit Essaouira day Tour

After breakfast, we meet our local city tour guide at 9:30 at the riad and start our visit to Essaouira, which takes about two hours. We then head to discover the enchanting allure of Essaouira. by delving into its UNESCO-listed Medina, encircled by formidable fortress walls. Meander through the labyrinthine streets adorned with traditional Moroccan architecture, bustling shops, and inviting cafes. A visit to Skala, a historic fortress and fishing port, offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, providing a serene space for leisurely strolls and sea-breeze appreciation. Essaouira Beach beckons with its sandy expanses and invigorating ocean winds, ideal for wind and kite surfing enthusiasts. The vibrant fishing port allows for an immersive experience, observing local fishermen in action and admiring the colorful boats lining the coastline. If your timing aligns, the Gnaoua World Music Festival celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Gnaoua people. Immerse yourself in Essaouira’s artisanal scene by exploring the medina’s souks, where you can acquire local handicrafts like woodwork, jewelry, and traditional Moroccan goods. Ascend the Essaouira Ramparts for panoramic city views, a perfect opportunity for photography. Indulge in the city’s renowned fresh seafood at local restaurants or stalls along the beach. Discover the artistry of Thuya woodwork crafted by local artisans, available in Medina shops.

In the afternoon, we offer you optional activities such as:

  • Horseback or camel riding along the beaches and dunes.
  • Essaouira Quad Bike tour along the beaches and dunes.
  • Experiencing a traditional hammam and massage in Essaouira using Argan bio Oil.
  • Essaouira Cooking Class.
  • Essaouira kitesurf classes.

Feel free to contact us for more details about the price, duration, availability, and booking.

  • Overnight stay in Raid.
  • Meals: B
Day 05 : Essaouira day Tour – Excursion to Sidi Kaouki Beaches

After a delightful breakfast, we set off on a captivating day excursion from Essaouira. Our destination for the day is the breathtaking Sidi Kouki Beach, gracefully situated to the south of Essaouira along the captivating Atlantic coast of Morocco.

Renowned for its pristine sandy beaches, invigorating winds, Essaouira holds a special allure, particularly for surfers and windsurfers drawn to its ideal conditions for water sports. As we arrive at our destination, Sidi Kouki Beach, the air is filled with anticipation for Essaouira day trek that awaits us.

Our exploration unfolds with a mesmerizing 3-hour walk, guiding us through the picturesque landscapes of three distinct beaches. The rhythmic sound of crashing waves accompanies our trek along the coast as we cross the coastal beauty of Essaouira. Our path leads us to the hidden gem of Sidi M’bark valley, where a delightful surprise awaits—captivating waterfalls that add a touch of magic to the scenery.
This idyllic spot provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation and reflection, offering a respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

We will have our picnic lunch in this peaceful place and enjoy a relaxing moment. If the weather permits, you may even swim. Afterward, we will rejoin our transport and head back to Essaouira. Our excursion to Sidi Kaouki Beach becomes a memorable blend of adventure and tranquility, leaving us with a deeper appreciation for the wonders that Essaouira and its surroundings have to offer.

  • Overnight stay in Raid.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 45 km/1h
  • Meals: B .L
Day 06 : Essaouira – Marrakesh

We head for our 6th day during the 8-day tour Essaouira from Casablanca to Marrakech, as we set forth from Essaouira to the mesmerizing red city of Marrakech. Following a delightful breakfast, our scenic drive through the captivating Argan Forest, and lunar landscape . Upon reaching Marrakech, head straight to the Medina, the historic city center to have lunch, in the afternoon we meet our local city guide.

This trip from Casablanca to Marrakech concludes with a visit through the heart of Marrakech, where the tapestry of its vibrant culture awaits your exploration.  as we meet with a knowledgeable local Marrakesh city tour guide. weaving through the storied corridors of Bahia Palace, the intricate beauty of Ben Youssef Coranic School, the bustling energy of a traditional handicraft market, the labyrinthine charm of Souk, the historical richness of Basha Museum, and the lively vibrancy of the iconic Jamaa Lafna main square.

The Evening beckons with the tantalizing allure of local street food, providing a culinary tour through the flavors of Marrakech. As the sun sets, surrender to the captivating rhythms of live entertainment, a finale that encapsulates the city’s spirit. Please note that dinner is not included, leaving you the flexibility to savor the local cuisine at your leisure. Marrakech awaits, promising an unforgettable blend of cultural immersion and sensory delight.

  • Overnight stay in riad.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 180 km/2h 40minuts.
  • Meals: B.L
Day 07 : Ourika day excursion From Marrakech

We are pleased to include the Ourika day excursion from Marrakech in this itinerary, providing you with the opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes of Morocco. After spending several days along the coastline, we will embark on a captivating excursion to the Atlas Mountains. Please gather at your hotel at 9 am for this enriching Ourika day tour from Marrakech. Along the way, we will make a stop to select the finest vegetables and meats of your choice, ensuring a personalized culinary experience.

Upon reaching a charming village, a warm reception awaits you from a hospitable Berber family. Immerse yourself in the art of tea-making with the renowned Lalla Malika, while savoring freshly baked bread, homemade olive oil, and butter.
We join the women of the family in preparing a delectable tagine. The shared experience fosters cultural exchange and a true taste of Berber traditions. Following our culinary endeavors, we leisurely explore the village on foot, discovering a local pottery workshop and absorbing the artisanal spirit.
Our journey continues to a traditional water mill, offering insights into ancient methods of harnessing natural resources. Conclude the day with a return to the Berber family, where a wholesome lunch awaits. In the afternoon, we make our way back to Marrakech, concluding our services after a day brimming with cultural immersion, culinary delights, and picturesque experiences in the heart of the Atlas Mountains.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 115 km/2h 30 minutes.
  • Meals: B . D
Day 08 : Marrakesh – Casablanca Airport

Private transfer to Marrakech airport. Optionally, with an additional fee, we can arrange a transfer to Casablanca airport for you, Feel free to contact us if you need assistance. Lunch and dinner are not included.

  • The distance covered on the drive to Marrakech airport, 11 km/20m.
  • The distance covered during the drive to Casablanca airport is an optional service with an additional fee, 225km/2h 40m
  • Meals: B


Key Facts
We’ve gathered a selection of commonly asked questions to provide you with further insight into this extraordinary and best cultural tour in Morocco.

Meal Plan

7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 3 Dinners are included during this moroccan-imperial-cities-tour-and-sahara-desert-8-days.

Food & Water

Mineral water will be provided throughout this tour in Morocco, except in hotels and cities.
Moroccan cuisine boasts worldwide acclaim for its diverse range of flavors, vibrant colors, and fresh ingredients. During this special Morocco tour all meals are included, Below are the main menus that we will taste during our tour.
Breakfast, tea, coffee, milk, chocolate… jams, honey, cheese… bread, sometimes Berber pancakes.
Lunches usually starts with a cup of mint tea, assorted salads, and a hot dish, fruits,… (Vegetables are washed, peeled).
Dinner, starts off with soup and bread. The main course is usually rice, pasta, couscous, spaghetti or chips, with a vegetable stew (or tagine) consisting of some of the following – onion, potato, carrot, green pepper, zucchini, turnip, parsnip, green beans, and peas. There will be some meat (usually chicken, lamb or beef), however meat is not prominent in the menu. All dishes come with traditional sauces which are rarely (spicy) hot. To round off dinner, there is the usual range of hot drinks and some fruits.

Special diets

While we make efforts to accommodate vegetarians, the options may be limited at times. Unfortunately, we may not always be able to accommodate special dietary needs due to the nature of our trips and the area we visit. It can be challenging, and in some cases impossible, to cater to a wide range of dietary preferences. You may need to bring supplementary food or snacks from home if your dietary needs are specific. For inquiries about specific dietary requirements, please contact our sales team. Please understand that we cannot guarantee to fulfill all requests and cannot be held liable for any issues related to dietary restrictions or intolerances.


During this trip, the group will spend nights in a riad/hotel. While there are a range of high-end hotels in Essaouira and Marrakesh, we try to strike the right balance of a comfortable and conveniently located base while maintaining a really good value holiday.
If you are traveling by yourself, you will be paired up with another single client of the same sex. Single hotel rooms and/or single rooms are available for a supplementary cost. If you are planning on extending your holiday, additional nights at the group hotel or in a range of different hotels and riads in Essaouira and Marrakesh are available on request.

Group Leader & Support Team

The group will be led by a professional and qualified driver proficient in English or another language of your preference, depending on the confirmation date.

Expending funds

Plan to hold around £150 per person (or its equivalent in US dollars or Euros) for tips, soft drinks, snacks, and other incidental expenses. Keep in mind that additional costs may arise for souvenirs, and optional activities, so it’s wise to budget for these separately.
While Moroccan Dirhams are not typically available for purchase outside the country, you can conveniently withdraw local currency from ATMs upon your arrival at the airport or in Marrakech. ATMs offer the option to withdraw funds in pounds sterling, dollars, or euros, which you can easily exchange at the airport. Carrying a credit card is advisable for emergencies and additional peace of mind.

Direction on gratuities

Tipping is the customary way to express gratitude to your local guides and driver… It’s important to note that tips do not constitute a part of their wages; rather, they are viewed as a personal gesture of appreciation from group members. We advise our local teams that tips are not obligatory or expected but are rather a reflection of the service provided.
It is customary for the group to collectively decide on the final amount of tips to be distributed among the guide and driver and hotels team, as their responsibilities differ. We suggest that approximately from £30 per group member would be an appropriate amount to ensure fair compensation, which you can give directly to them.

Suitcase Allotment

For this best Morocco tour, you should bring one piece of luggage (maximum weight on arrival at the group hotel is dependent on your international flight restrictions) and a daypack (of around 30 – 40 litres).

Please note that there is a strict weight limit of 15-20kg maximum for bags to be allowed, and no fresh produce should be left in these bags.

Internet access

Upon your arrival at the airport, you can purchase a SIM card for 1 euro, or sometimes it’s free. Then, all you need to do is top it up with an internet option, and you’ll have a connection when needed. We recommend Maroc Telecom as the company, but please keep in mind that in some places, other companies might offer better service. It all depends on the reception in each area.

Group size & Tour Arrangements

All our Tour proposals in Morocco are guaranteed for a minimum of two people. There is a required minimum number of participants to ensure the trip proceeds. Once this minimum number is reached, the trip status will change from ‘Available’ to ‘Guaranteed to run’.

Health & Vaccinations

If you suffer from a severe allergy, kindly notify the Morocco Hike Tours Team (support) prior to your departure. While we will make every effort to assist you, please note that we cannot ensure an allergy-free environment during Your trip to Morocco. It is imperative that you carry your own allergy treatment, as ‘adrenaline auto-injectors’ are not provided as standard equipment by Morocco Hike Tours leaders and staff. Upon arrival, please inform your leader about your allergy and indicate the location where you store your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations:&It’s advisable to reach out to your physician or travel clinic to verify if any particular vaccinations are necessary for your trip.

Passport & Visa

Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be:

  • Less than 10 years old on the day you enter (check the ‘date of issue’)
  • Valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’)

Travelers hailing from the UK, US, and EU typically enjoy visa-free access to Morocco. However, it’s essential to bear in mind that visa regulations can undergo alterations. Ensuring compliance with visa prerequisites falls under your purview for this journey. Hence, we advise consulting the closest embassy or consulate pertaining to your designated destination(s), as well as any countries involved in transit or transfer.

Certain local authorities furnish information regarding the requisite visas for their nationals. To assist you further, we’ve compiled a set of helpful links below:

Washing Cloths

If you wish to have your clothes washed during this 4WD Morocco tour, it will be possible for an additional fee of 10 Dirhams per item (underwear not accepted) and 4/5 Dirhams per item for ironing.


Morocco’s monetary unit is known as the Moroccan Dirham. Below are some currency exchange rates, which can fluctuate daily:
– 1 Pound Sterling = 12.5 Dirham
– 1 Australian Dollar = 6.5 Dirham
– 1 Canadian Dollar = 7.4 Dirham
– 1 US Dollar = 10.00 Dirham
– 1 Euro = 10.6 Dirham.

Weather & Temperature

During this Ocean Atlantic tour have a more temperate climate, influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Winters are mild and wet, with average temperatures ranging from 12°C to 18°C (54°F to 64°F), while summers are warm to hot with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F).

Plastic & Rubbish

Morocco Hike Tours does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We ensure that all our staff across Morocco work together to reduce this issue and educate those around them. During our desert and mountain treks, we are committed to collecting our rubbish and bringing it back to the big cities. Our footprints are the only thing we should leave behind.

Travel Insurance

To participate in a holiday organized by Morocco Hike Tours, it is imperative that you possess a valid travel insurance policy. This insurance should adequately cover the expenses related to medical treatment and safeguard the value of your holiday in case of cancellation. Prior to obtaining insurance, please verify that the chosen policy provides coverage for the activities and altitudes specified in your itinerary.
In the event that one participant leaves the group for any reason, the customer must assume responsibility for the charges, and no reimbursement will be provided.

Season & Dates

This tour operates during the year and offers flexibility to depart on any date of your preference within these months.

Booking Procedure & Payment

Please select the trek that piques your interest, then reach out to us via email to initiate a discussion regarding your preferred trek and to verify its availability. Once we have agreed upon the specifics of your trek, including its duration, route, and the number of participants, we will proceed to make a tentative reservation, providing you with the dates and associated costs.
To secure your booking, we kindly request a 20% deposit, which can be paid online through a bank transfer in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars. The remaining balance is settled upon arrival in Morocco, payable in cash using the same currencies—Euros, sterling, or dollars—at the outset of the trek.
Please note: Should you find it inconvenient to carry cash, you have the option to settle the balance online via bank transfer a few days prior to the departure date.

Cancellation Conditions

Our Cancellation Policy:

  • If the trip is canceled at the discretion of our agency, you will be eligible for a full refund of the amount paid.
  • If the trip is canceled by you more than 31 days before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for two years (24 months).
  • If the trip is canceled by you less than one month (30 days or fewer) before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for one year (12 months).
How should you dress when traveling through small villages?

In areas with low tourist numbers (Berber villages in the desert such as in the Atlas), men are advised to avoid very short shorts, tank tops or loose shirts. The same goes for women, avoiding transparent fabrics and tight-fitting outfits. A scarf on your hair is not essential. You can try to dress in local fashion, which seems better suited to the climate.

Equipment list

This packing guide aims to assist you in organizing your belongings efficiently. It’s advisable to aim for minimal weight when packing your equipment.

Please ensure you have the following items with you:

      • Trainers or sandals to wear during your excursion.
      • T-shirts / tops / shirts
      • Fleece jacket or warm jumper during winter season.
      • Sunhat / Warm hat
      • Sunglasses
      • Daypack 20 litres for your personal equipment
      • Sun protection (including lip sun screen)
      • Antibacterial handwash
      • Camera
      • Reusable cloth bag for shopping (to avoid plastic bags)

Extra Activities to rent:
– Single Room: €350 during the trip
— Car rental: from €40, lease this via Morocco Hike Tours.

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The coastline from Casablanca to Essaouira in Morocco is known for its beauty and diversity. Casablanca, located on the Atlantic coast, is a major port city and the economic hub of Morocco. The city's coastline features a mix of modern developments, including the famous Hassan II Mosque that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. As you travel south along the coast, you'll encounter other picturesque towns and cities. El Jadida is known for its well-preserved Portuguese cistern and historic architecture. Further south, you'll find Oualidia, a coastal town famous for its lagoon and oyster farming. The coastline is dotted with charming fishing villages and scenic landscapes. Essaouira, at the southern end of this stretch, is a popular coastal destination known for its well-preserved medina, historic fortifications, and vibrant arts scene. The town's beach is known for its strong winds, making it a popular spot for water sports such as windsurfing and kitesurfing. Overall, the coastline from Casablanca to Essaouira offers a diverse range of experiences, from the bustling city life in Casablanca to the relaxed and artistic atmosphere of Essaouira, with picturesque landscapes and historic sites along the way.

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