Hotel Sahara

Address: Av Okba Ibnou Nafiaa, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Av Okba Ibnou Nafiaa, Essaouira, is near Ranch de Diabat and Zouina-cheval.
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    Travel Blogs from Essaouira

    Spices, seabass and sightseeing

    A travel blog entry by ruthii on Apr 04, 2015

    ... when the city began to trade with Manchester (the origin of the tea which led to the development of Morocco's ubiquitous drink) as a way to avoid the Bubonic plague. A small island a short distance from the harbour, and walkable at low tide, was also used to quarantine those believed to be afflicted.

    Essaouira is a charming city, all white stone walls with blue shutters, doors and fishing boats, discovered by the hippies in the 1960s and attracting a steady, if ...

    Essaouira : more mint tea and pomegranates

    A travel blog entry by helenbond1953 on Nov 22, 2014

    3 comments, 8 photos

    ... was just pouring down and it cost us about 3 times as much - but we knew that and we enjoyed it by the huge log fire both in the dining room and lounge. Essaouira's history started with the Phoenicians around the 7th Century BC. In those days a small population lived on the mainland and the rocky offshore Islands and extracted a much loved and prized purple dye from the murex shells - a local mollusc. Then came the Portuguese but by 1541 they were gone and in came a Sultan ...


    A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Jan 29, 2014

    8 photos

    ... and directly abuts the ocean. Our first night in town we made our way to the section of the wall that faces the water and watched the sun set, with the waves crashing in off the North Atlantic – Essaouira is west of the Strait of Gibraltar). Naima told us that a couple of weeks before we arrived there was pretty severe wind, which led to seven meter seas, with waves coming over the walls into the medina. The ones we saw weren’t that ...

    Perfection and hell

    A travel blog entry by travellinghands on Jun 01, 2013

    23 photos

    ... cheap
    but beautiful hippy clothes/ornaments/bags/rugs/scarfs whilst on a
    weeks holiday...then look no further- this is the perfect place for

    The fruit is so cheap here, providing
    that you leave the medina and you take a walk into the totally local
    part of Essaouira. Here there are plenty of little fruit stalls
    selling all types of melons, nectarines, peaches, plums, apricots,
    bananas, cherries, strawberries and all manor of different veg. ...


    A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Jul 05, 2012

    11 photos

    ... coastal Tarfaya. This was perfect. I could sleep in the loose orange Saharan sand that felt so cool around my feet. I could listen to the ocean waves. In the morning, I could go into Tarfaya to view the museum of Antoine de St. Exupiery, the French writer who'd been stationed here as a pilot for the French postal service. This was a Saharan dream come true. And I was tired ...
    But, what was this!? A small bag of ...