Discover the best of links golf along the beautiful Atlantic coast of Morocco

Just a two-hour drive from Marrakech, this Atlantic Coast region is the perfect destination for a Morocco golf break, boasting beautiful beaches, historic towns and great golf. This magnificent Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa is a splendid 5* resort that offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. With Gary Player’s superb Golf de Mogador on-site, it’s the complete package for a golf holiday in Essaouira.

Why book a golf holiday to Essaouira?

  • Visit the home to Golf de Mogador, designed by Gary Player
  • Enjoy a perfect, quiet Moroccan golf holiday
  • Discover Incredible sights such as the old medina
  • Visit one of Morocco's largest markets
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Experience Marvellous golf on a golf holiday in Essaouira

Overlooking the stunning Atlantic Ocean, Golf de Mogador is one of the finest courses in Morocco.

One of the only Gary Player designs in Morocco, this course can boast a mix of links-style holes and woodland style holes with some severe elevation changes.

Club selection is vital on this course, especially if the wind picks up from the ocean. The superb Golf de Mogador Academy is also located onsite offering advanced PGA golf lessons and clinics for anyone looking to improve their game.

Despite just the one course in Essaouira, this 7,280-yard layout is more than interesting enough to play several times over on your golf holiday to Morocco. What’s more, with the course just 2-hours from Marrakech, it’s a great addition for those looking to see several different Moroccan golf clubs on their holiday.

Stay at the Mogador Golf & Spa

Located less than a mile from the Atlantic Ocean and just two hours from Marrakech, we recommend the Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa 5*.

The resort is home to a world-class spa and two outdoor pools. There are five dining options within the resort, such as L’Atlantique that serves local seafood and Asian cuisine for lunch. The best part? The resort is home to a true links-style Gary Player designed course.

Golf travel tips for Essaouira

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Most popular months:

November & March

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April, May & October

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Things to do in Essaouira

From the beautiful beaches and marvellous mountains, there are a wealth of things to see and do when you’re not on the Moroccan fairways.

With lively local markets bursting with traditional colourful clothing, pottery, tapestries, and the scent of Moroccan spices filling the air, Essouraia is a truly enchanting town. Steeped in history, the Had Dra market is well worth a visit. It's one of the largest in Morocco and truly provides an insight into the lives of the locals.

If you’re a fan of the hit tv series Game of Thrones, be sure to check out the ramparts where a few significant scenes were filmed.

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