The most popular beaches are located near the cities, hugging the Atlantic coast. You can swim, relax and indulge in water sports activities on miles and miles of coastline. You may want to explore several destinations that are famous for their natural beauty.
Essaouira is located approximately 180 kilometres from Marrakech, along the Atlantic Ocean. The seaside town is blessed with pleasant weather, all year round. Sultan Mohammed Ben Abdallah developed this seaport town in the mid-eighteenth century. A notable feature of its architecture is the contrast between the white fronts of buildings and houses, and their blue balconies and windows. Enjoy the cool breeze, stroll around the town and experience the sights of the local fish market.
Agadir is the first sardine port in the world. It is a key fishing and commercial port that exports cobalt, manganese, zinc, and citrus fruits. The seaside resort has a long sandy beach, huge buildings, wide roads, modern hotels, and European-style cafés.
Agadir is a busy town, a departure from the traditional Moroccan city. You can reach Agadir in two hours by driving via the new highway from Marrakech.
Oualidia is a small town that enchants visitors with its atmosphere. It is located 210 kilometres from Marrakech. The beaches are quiet and clean. Swim in the ocean or laze on the pristine beaches. Go fishing with a local fisherman - the favourite local pastime. The town is famous for its oysters, served fresh from the sea at local restaurants.