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On holiday in Essaouira: 5 good reasons to go with family

Per: Alice JOUNDI  

A GOOD PLAN Essaouira combines the advantages of a lively tourist town perfect for a relaxing family holiday, a sports destination and a cultural centre.

1) Weather to make you de-stress

Essaouira has stable weathe conditions pretty much through out the year. Nether cold nor extremely hot ( for those such as the very young and the elderly who are sensitive to extreme weather conditions), the cooling winds here are a pleasure in the spring and summer and the winters are mild and serene. 

2) Varied accommodation: 5 star or simple, the choice is yours!

A divese range of accommodation is available in Essaouira, from 5 star hotels with swimming pools, hostels, campsites, charming villas and riads and guesthouses. All located within a 10 km radius, accommodation meets all budgets and expectations. Tip: select through our selection of accomodation on Made in Essaouira according to your criteria i.e comfort, price, service, location etc...

3) Having fun regardless of age:

Strolling in the Medina between art galleries, surfing in the day, learning to kite surf, cooking lessons, horse riding, shopping, relaxing in a spa or fishing: there is an activity for everyone, that never fail to attract families to Essaouira. 

4) An eco city

Walking is easy in Essaouira, everything is within walking distance and when a taxi is required they are easily available. Walking not only allows you to see the sights but is also cost - effective. 

5) Low costs and more

You can't have a family holiday without thinking about the budget and of course various price contraints of travel, accommodation and activities. Now many low cost airline offer low-cost and direct flights from Paris, Marseille and Brussels. 

Once there, you will find plenty to do. Please use our trips and agenda guide to enjoy Essaouira fully or read up on  the advice of people who willingly share their knowledge of the city and the region. 

Text and photo Alice Joundi

Translation Karen Athwal