Morocco's premier beach holiday resort and main fishing port, Agadir is a largely modern city. Rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1960, Agadir is the place to go if you want clean beaches and first-class tourist facilities. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Agadir competes with the Canary Islands as a winter destination for sun-starved Europeans. Miles of sandy beaches offer windsurfing, sailing and water-skiing, as well as some of the best seafood in Morocco. Read more
To the north, the waves of Taghazoute are a draw for surfers from all over the world. To the south is the Soud Massa national park, a stopover point for migrating birds and the charming, seldom-visited coastal towns of Sidi Ifni and Merleft.