THE ANNUAL GNAOUA FESTIVAL IN ESSAOUUIRA TAKES PLACE FROM 21 June - 23 June - but you may be arriving in Marrakech, in which case, you will need somewhere comfortable and friendly . to stay! Below you will find our offers which run exclusively alongside the festival in Essaouira. From a simple hostel stay, to a Marrakech culture package - take advantage of our 10% discount which will be applied automatically at check-out when you book online.

We are also offering watersports activities in Essaouira should you need some ZEN before the festivities begin!

Please note that we are not offering accommodation in Essaouira itself. 

Click on one of the offers below and turn the Essaouira Gnaoua festival into a full-out, uncut Moroccan adventure!

GNAOUA FESTIVAL SANDWICH! - YOUR HOSTEL STAY - From 2 nights in Marrakech
from 7.00

If you are arriving in Marrakech before the Essaouira Gnaoua Festival you may need somewhere to stay before the party begins!

Choose from budget to flashpacker hostels with ROUGE TRAVEL and receive an automatic 10% discount at checkout!

ALL DATES AVAILABLE - HOSTEL DORMS ONLY!

ESSAOUIRA GNAOUA FESTIVAL - MARRAKECH MEDINA ADVENTURES - From 3 nights in Marrakech
from 51.00

Combine your musical pilgrimage with an adventure in Marrakech. All activities and trips operate daily. This package includes from 3 nights in a hostel dorm in Marrakech and a choice of add-on activities:

  • Moroccan Cooking Class

  • Quad Biking in the Marrakech Palmaerie

  • a Camel ride in the Marrakech Palmaerie

  • Day Trip to Ourika Valley

  • Day Trip to Cascades D’Ouzoud