Meander along narrow alleyways past busy stalls and donkey carts
loaded with oranges, chocolate or the day's catch of fish. Original
Travel consultants visit the town on a regular basis to keep tabs
on new riad and restaurant openings, so we can suggest the
The coast here is also blessed with some of the finest kite-surfing
conditions in the world and this hugely popular new watersport is
surprisingly easy to pick up. With an enormous beach and a
consistently powerful wind, Essaouira offers the perfect
environment to learn, and Original Travel has sourced the finest
English-speaking instructors, and the latest equipment.
For surfers of a non-kiting persuasion, the break at Sidi Kaouki
- just half an hour away - is one of the best on Africa's Atlantic
Coast. We can arrange board hire, lessons and transfers.