Don't expect a lot of historic structures or exotic culture when you travel to Agadir. This bustling city on the Atlantic coastline in southern Morocco is brimming with trendy cafes, lively nightlife and modern architecture. Tourists find lots of outdoor adventure, like swimming, surfing, horseback riding, hiking and more.
Agadir is a popular resort town, boasting year-round sunshine and mild temperatures. European vacationers flock to its pretty shoreline.
The beach is the place to be in Agadir. There's jet skiing, swimming, windsurfing and fishing. The area boasts some killer waves and has become a popular spot for surfing.
Ride a Camel
Several outfitters offer camel rides on the sandy beach. There's horseback riding, too.
Shop the Souks
Walk the spiderweb of streets to browse souks (markets) selling food, spices, local crafts and souvenirs.
Take a Hike
Day hikes are plentiful in the High Atlas mountains surrounding Agadir. Local outfitters offer guided trips.
Article Written By Pamela Wright
Pamela Wright is a freelance writer, author of more than two dozen guidebooks, and hundreds of articles. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including "National Geographic Traveler," "Family Circle," "Family Fun," "Backpacker," "Hemispheres," "Cooking Light," "Yankee" and more. An active member of the Society of American Travel Writers, she holds a Bachelor's from Michigan State University