Things to do in Agadir
The main attraction of this popular tourist resort, the long sandy beach stretches for 10km along the coastline of the Atlantic. As well as relaxing and perfecting one's tan on the golden sands, other activities to enjoy here include water sports such as pedalos, jet skis and wind-surfing.
The coastline around Agadir offers excellent conditions for surfing, thanks to the trade winds that blow along the ocean, and the warm sheltered waters. There are spots up and down the coast that offer facilities for all level of surfer, with the fishing village of Taghazout being one of the most popular surfing centres.
Golfing is an increasingly popular pastime in Morocco, with three excellent courses located in the resort itself. With its constant sunshine and wonderful warm weather, this coastal town provides perfect conditions for the golfing enthusiast.
From coastal rides along the beach to energetic treks up and down mountain paths, the Moroccan landscape is ideal for exploring on horseback. Agadir offers plenty of choice for riding and a great opportunity to explore the scenic countryside around the resort.
For those looking for something different, and a unique photo opportunity, try one of the many camel rides offered in the resort. Choose from a short walk up and down the beach, or a scenic sunrise or sunset trek.
Take a safari adventure to the exotic dunes of the Sahara Desert, for a truly unforgettable experience. Enjoy a traditional dinner with the Berbers in their natural habitat, before settling down in a Nomadic tent for the night.
A trip to Morocco isn't complete without a visit to one of its famous bazaars, and Agadir is home to its own weekly market at Suq al-Had. Savour the sights and sounds, as you choose from countless stalls selling everything from herbs, spices, leather and clothing, to locally-made goods and crafts, all ideal for souvenirs.
The Old Kasbah
One of the few buildings of Old Agadir that survived the 1960’s earthquake, the Old Kasbah of Agadir is a huge, imposing building located 8km north of the port. This is well worth a look, and offers some spectacular views across the azure coastal waters.