As a tourist, there are lots of surprises that await you if you decide to visit Morocco. The reason is that there are many component parts of Morocco that are so beautiful and well suited for vacation purpose. Agadir is one of such outstanding component part. The Moroccan city of Agadir is a combination of beautiful sites, amazing beach lifestyle, awesome culture and fun-filled activities that will give tourists a unique and memorable lifetime experience.
Agadir is considered by many people to be the best and leading coastal resort in Morocco. It’s beautiful and appealing beach extending over 8 kilometres in length is extremely popular for its golden, clean and glorious sand. There are richly built and top-class four and five star hotels with state-of-the-art facilities spread along the beach. The security is top class, with police patrolling the beach to ensure that people swimming and sunbathing do so in a more relaxed and secured environment.
Agadir and its splendid surroundings offer more than just favourable climate and relaxing atmosphere. Apart from those who just want to swim, relax and bathe in the sun, it is the perfect place for tourist seeking to have active and action-packed experience. Here you can partake in all sorts of water sports, playing tennis, golf, scuba diving, trekking and jogging while enabling a wonderful view of the landscape, vineyards and the sea; are part of the rich tourism experience it offers.
Dune buggies together with jet skis are available for hire at your command. Tourists are also presented with the ample opportunity to engage in Carmel and Horse riding along the beach. Encounter the most significant attractions in Agadir—the 3 Golf courses—Agadir Royal Club, Dunes Golf Club and Golf du Soliel; as well as with numerous tennis courts—all for your interest.
Surfing in the wind
The surrounding water of the city that has almost constant winds and access to the sea provides a comfortable and outstanding climate temperature for windsurfing. There’s a part of the city beach where the sea water is quieter—a perfect place for learners, while the much-skilled surfers can try their skills in the open, especially when a strong north wind blows forth.
See the Ancient Fortress
The central symbol of the ancient city of Agadir is the Agadir Kalabash. It is a fortress situated on a peak of hills overseeing the entire city, the bay and the fishing port. There are existing museums that exhibit the Berber artefacts like the jewellery, costumes and the furniture. The most popularly visited museum in this city is the Bert Flint.
The Kasbah or Agadir Do Ighir represents the oldest part of the town which was, some years back, devastated by an earthquake that massively destroyed the entire city in a matter of seconds. It has now become a popular tourist viewpoint, and the hill it’s called God’s Country’!
Nightfall In Agadir
When dusk set in, the large promenade in Agadir is agog with locals and tourists; bars and cafes can be seen everywhere You can relax and sip a tasty Berber tea (a combination of dried mint and green tea leaves), grab a bottle of pint, have an all-day breakfast of pizza or puff on shisha at the English Pub. Again, you can follow the lively crowd to wonderful lounges such as Lofts, and witness acrobats arrayed in purple leotard tied to strips of fabrics dangling from the ceiling.
Agadir is a riot when it comes to entertainment. Aside from the fact that you can relax, perform sport and cultural activities, there are plenty of local restaurants and clubs that offer rich and entertainment filled live services on summer terraces.
The La Cote d’Or restaurant is the perfect place where you can sample those tasty pickles and bananas.
Located a bit down the promenade is a 24-hour restaurant & bar service—Jout et Nuit, the perfect place where you can party till sunrise.
Papagayo is all ready to entertain your disco dance, even as the night club at Hotel riu Tikida (one of the most popular) is looking forward to leave a lasting impression on your visit.
Get ready to be thrilled every Thursdays, as renowned DJs set up camp at the main terrace overlooking the large pool area.
For calmness, trust Cafe Maure that has a wonderful terrace giving you perfect views of Agadir’s broad golden beach.
You can have a private beach section at Robinson Club. And to satisfy your shopping needs, visit Souk El Had, just a ten minutes drive away. The indoor markets are also lively to experience.
If you bring along kids in your travels, then head straight to the Valley of the Birds. More popularly known in the city as the Vallée des Oiseaux, this town zoo hosts a number of interesting fauna ranging from exotic birds to adorable mammals like llamas.
The city offers various accommodations that comply with every taste. Aside from vacation villages, campsites and hotels; you can also enjoy your visitation moment with the locals in private accommodations settings. There’re modern and well designed bungalows, rooms and apartments along the Agadir coastline, near or further from the sea. There are five and four stars rated hotels like Agadir hotel, Atlantis Palace Agadir, Royal Mirage Hotel, Caribbean Village Agadir Resorts…and the list goes on and on.
All of these will ensure that your stay in Agadir would be a moment to remember.