AgadirMorocco

This Moroccan city offers visitors beautiful beaches, plenty of watersports and a fascinating glimpse into the local Berber culture.

Visit Agadir to explore a rich local culture, beautiful white-sand beaches and unique bazaars. While it was almost completely destroyed by an earthquake in 1960, a major rebuilding program slightly to the south of the original city has resulted in Agadir being the biggest coastal resort in Morocco.

Start your visit to Agadir at the city’s 6-mile (10-kilometer) long beach. Watersport enthusiasts will enjoy surfing, paragliding and jet skiing. Lifeguards patrol the beach in peak months, from June to September. Stroll along the waterfront promenade from Marina d’Agadir, which has space for almost 300 yachts. You’ll find bars, restaurants, hotel resorts and clubs.

Take a trip to the ruins of the kasbah, or fortress. It was originally built in 1540, revamped in 1752 and then destroyed by the 1960 earthquake. Have your camera ready for views of the city and bay.

Below the kasbah is an expanse of green known as the Ancienne Talborjt. This is the site of the old Agadir before it was destroyed by the earthquake. To find out more about the disaster, go to the Mémoire d’Agadir museum, which has free admission.

For history of a different kind, visit the small but interesting Musée du Patrimoine Amazigh, which has an admission fee. This museum has an excellent display of artifacts from the Berbers, the local indigenous ethnic group. Learn about the Berbers traditional life and culture through the displays of jewelry, clothing, music instruments, art and crafts.

Go shopping at the Souk El Had bazaar. Here, thousands of stalls sell a wide range of products, including spices, Moroccan art and leather goods. The market’s busiest days are Saturday and Sunday.

Getting around Agadir is easy. Much of what you will want to see is within walking distance of the beach. Alternatively, jump on the tourist train for a fun ride around the city. Inexpensive taxis are ideal on hot days, especially when visiting the kasbah.

Top hotels in Agadir

Royal Atlas
Royal Atlas
5 out of 5
BD 20 Aout, BP 20012, Agadir
The price is NZ$174 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.

Located in Agadir Bay, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within 1 mi (2 km) of Vallee de Oiseaux, Agadir Beach and Royal Palace. Agadir Marina and ...

3.7/5Good! (334 reviews)

"Everything was special service staff hotel awsome really enjoyed the hospitality"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Royal Atlas
Iberostar Founty Beach
Iberostar Founty Beach
4 out of 5
B.P. no. 1039 Cite Founty, Agadir
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$208 per night from 12 Nov. to 13 Nov.

Nestled on the beach, this Agadir Bay hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Casino Le Mirage and Royal Palace. Agadir Beach and Souk El Had are also within 2 miles ...

4.1/5Very Good! (644 reviews)
Great stay

"Was really impressed with this hotel, great staff, lovely grounds and rooms. Restaurant was very good and I’d happily go back."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Iberostar Founty Beach
Hotel Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout - All inclusive
Hotel Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout - All inclusive
4 out of 5
Rte de L'Oued Sous S/N, Chemin des Dunes B.P. 901, Agadir

This family-friendly Agadir resort is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Casino Le Mirage and Agadir Beach. Royal Palace and Souk El Had are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (17 reviews)

"Nice club as the others riu The best riu club in Morocco nice staff and great food"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Hotel Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout - All inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Agadir

Atlantic Palm Beach
Atlantic Palm Beach
4 out of 5
Cité Founty A1 Secteur A, Agadir
The price is NZ$74 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.

Located in Agadir Bay, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Agadir Beach and Royal Palace. Vallee de Oiseaux and Souk El Had are also within 2 mi (3 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"Friendly staff, clean and tidy, very close to beach"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Atlantic Palm Beach
Residence Yasmina
Residence Yasmina
3 out of 5
Rue de la Jeunesse, Agadir, Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane
The price is NZ$50 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.

Located in the heart of Agadir, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Club Royal de Tennis and Agadir Beach. Royal Palace and Agadir Marina are ...

4/5Very Good! (49 reviews)
Great hotel

"Deal was very good"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Residence Yasmina
Golden Beach Appart'hotel
Golden Beach Appart'hotel
3.5 out of 5
Secteur C Z. Touristique, Founty Sonaba, Agadir, Souss Massa
The price is NZ$68 per night from 29 Oct. to 30 Oct.

Located in Agadir Bay, this golf aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Casino Le Mirage, Agadir Beach and Royal Palace. Souk El Had and Golf Club Med les Dunes ...

3.7/5Good! (81 reviews)

"Staff were helpful. The room was ok but in need of a deep clean. Just about adequate to self cater. Our balcony looked onto the adjacent building so not much of a view. The pool area again is a bit tired but is quite pleasant and a sun trap. Pool staff very attentive. Location is 5 minutes from the ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Golden Beach Appart'hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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