Posts Tagged “essaouira”

Sidi Kaouki Essaouira

Sidi Kaouki Essaouira

Sidi Kaouki is an unspoilt Berber village located 20km south of Essaouira on the Moroccan Atlantic Coast. At first sight it seems as if there really isn’t much to see, but spend a little time and you’ll fall in love with its rugged, untouched simple beauty. With a huge sandy beach and often strong winds [...]

Argan Oil Essaouira

Argan Oil Essaouira

Argan oil is the much talked about “super oil” extracted from the kernels of the Argan nut found exclusively in the region surrounding Essaouira, on the Moroccan Atlantic Coast. Argan oil in its pure form is rich in nutrients and properties purportedly effective in anti-ageing, treating skin ailments and enriching hair. The culinary grade of [...]

Summer in Marrakech

Summer swimming pool in Marrakech

Summer in Marrakech is a great time to visit – not least because it’s summer!  Guaranteed!  Abundant sunshine, blue sky and warmth!  Ok, it’s a little bit more than warmth, it can be hot, but there’s plenty of wonderful shade options and lots of sublime swimming pools in idyllic settings for cooling off and enjoying [...]

Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival 2013

Essaouira Gnaoua Festival

The 16th edition of the Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival is scheduled from 20-23 June, 2013. This year’s theme is the magic of music, strength of dialogue and communion of cultures – it’s a celebration of music in all its forms, gnaoua, jazz and world music. Over the years this unique Moroccan musical event [...]

Essaouira Day Trip

Essaouira excursion from Marrakech

Essaouira is an easy 2 1/2 hour trip from Marrakesh. It might seem a little far to go and come back in a day, but it’s definitely worth it – it is difficult to resist the charms of this beautiful, friendly and relaxed town. Founded in the 18th century, Essaouira was built to be a [...]