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Popular Beaches in Morocco

Legzira, Sidi Ifni

Nestled along the southern Atlantic coast of Morocco, just a scenic 20-minute drive northeast from the former Spanish outpost of Sidi Ifni, Legzira Beach emerges as one of the country’s most enchanting destinations. This golden-sand haven, flanked by breathtaking cliffs and the remnants of a thousand-year-old sandstone archway, invites visitors to indulge in its unspoiled beauty. The beach, devoid of bustling tourist developments, emanates a tranquil allure, offering a secluded retreat for those seeking a genuine connection with nature.

Legzira Beach, renowned for its photogenic charm, captivates with its dramatic cliffs, wave-lapped rock formations, and the surviving majestic arch that stands tall against the backdrop of the azure Atlantic. As the day wanes, the beach transforms into a magical setting, especially at sunset when the cliffs emanate a warm, orange glow, creating a picturesque scene for photography enthusiasts.

A handful of seafood restaurants dot the coastline, offering a taste of local cuisine. Visitors can opt for a leisurely picnic, immersing themselves in the serenity of the surroundings. For the adventurous, Legzira Beach presents opportunities for surfing, romantic walks, and even paragliding, with the skies transforming into a canvas of magic as the sun descends. 

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La Source Taghazout - Discovering Destinations


Located just an hour north of the bustling city of Agadir, the beaches in the charming fishing village of Taghazout stands out as a must-visit destination for surf enthusiasts and those seeking a laid-back coastal escape. Renowned as one of the best surf spots in Africa, the beach boasts a variety of breaks suitable for beginners and seasoned surfers alike. From the golden sands of La Source, perfect for novices, to the intermediate waves of Devil’s Rock, each stretch of Taghazout’s coastline offers a unique surfing experience.

Beyond the surf, Taghazout radiates tranquillity. The modest main square, adorned with a few fresh produce and souvenir shops, sets the tone for a relaxed atmosphere. Surrounded by surf shops and sea-view restaurants serving up fresh seafood, the town exudes blissful simplicity. 

As the sun sets, head to Devil’s Rock at the southern tip of the beach, where locals serenade the evening with the melodies of ouds, encapsulating the magical essence of western Morocco. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or a first-timer, Taghazout’s inviting shores, characterized by yellow compacted sand and shingle, provide an idyllic backdrop for both learning and leisure. Embrace the chilled-out vibe, especially during the surfing season from September to April, or enjoy the beach’s safe swimming and family-friendly ambience in the summer. 

Moulay Bouzerktoune, Essaouira

Situated on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, Essaouira beckons with its rich history, vibrant culture, and an invigorating blend of tradition and modernity. Once a haven for 60s hippies and counterculture enthusiasts, Essaouira has evolved into a mecca for water sports aficionados. Particularly, Moulay Bouzerktoune stands out as a prime destination for kite and windsurfing, thanks to the city’s formidable winds. While the 18th-century ramparts in the medina offer respite from the gusts, the main beaches become playgrounds for thrill-seekers seeking the best wind-powered adventures.

The wide, sandy city beach, just beyond the UNESCO-recognized old town, extends over five kilometres along the coast, providing a scenic backdrop for both relaxation and exploration. Essaouira seamlessly marries beach bliss with historic charm, making it a top choice for those seeking a dynamic Moroccan experience.

For a dose of adventure, visitors can indulge in beach soccer, and camel rides, or explore the vibrant galleries and boutiques dotting the city. Essaouira’s central walled old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reveals a maze of alleys and sturdy seafront ramparts that safeguard against the Atlantic’s waves. Essaouira invites you to embrace the wind, waves, and wanderlust in a destination where history and adventure coalesce in perfect harmony.

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Rmilate Beach Asilah - Discovering Destinations

Rmilate Beach, Asilah

Discover Paradise Beach, also known as Rmilate Beach, a coastal haven located just 7 kilometres south of the fortified town of Asilah in northern Morocco. Renowned as a relaxation destination among locals, Paradise Beach lives up to its name with unspoiled beauty and a tranquil atmosphere. Easily accessible from Asilah, this stretch of golden sands offers a respite from the crowds found on centrally-located beaches.

The journey to Paradise Beach itself is part of the adventure, whether you choose a shared taxi, a 4×4, or opt for a traditional horse and cart ride offered by locals. As you approach, witness locals on horseback riding along the waters, offering a unique vantage point to admire the beach. The town of Asilah, adorned with colourful murals and hosting cultural festivals throughout the year, adds to the overall charm of the destination.

Budget travellers are drawn to Asilah for its easygoing charms, where the old town seamlessly blends with the sandy coastline, offering a perfect combination of beach time and cultural exploration. Whether you’re a photographer capturing the charm of white-and-blue buildings or a beach enthusiast seeking a secluded retreat, Paradise Beach in Asilah promises an idyllic escape from the ordinary. 

The Lagoon, Oualidia

Situated roughly halfway between Essaouira and Casablanca, Oualidia emerges as one of Morocco’s best-kept secrets, a cherished beach resort for locals yet awaiting international discovery. The heart of this charming town revolves around a stunning sapphire-coloured lagoon, earning Oualidia the title of the oyster capital of Morocco. The pristine beaches that embrace the lagoon offer an idyllic setting, where the seafood delights are truly otherworldly. In spring and summer, the lagoon becomes a haven for pink flamingos, adding a touch of natural splendour to the already enchanting landscape.

Oualidia stands out for its crescent-shaped, golden-sand bay, providing a safe haven for swimming, particularly appealing to families and children seeking calm waters. During peak season, the beach attracts Moroccan families and weekenders from Casablanca, creating a lively atmosphere.

Beyond sunbathing, water sports enthusiasts can explore the lagoon’s waters on stand-up paddleboards and kayaks, while surfers can ride the waves beyond the breakwater. Positioned just 186 kilometres southeast of Marrakesh, Oualidia becomes an accessible beach break extension for those exploring Morocco’s famed Red City. This makes it a solid choice for travellers seeking a diverse vacation where cultural exploration seamlessly intertwines with the relaxation of sun-soaked shores. 

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The Tree Goats of Morocco

Embark on a whimsical journey in Morocco and witness one of its most captivating natural wonders – the Tree Goats.

These remarkable creatures, also known as Tamri goats, exhibit an extraordinary ability to climb and balance on the branches of argan trees, an iconic sight prevalent in the regions of Tamri and Essaouira. As you approach, the landscape transforms into a surreal spectacle with goats perched high in the trees, munching on the juicy argan berries, showcasing their acrobatic prowess. This peculiar behaviour has turned them into local celebrities and a must-see attraction for visitors.

The Tamri goats play a vital role in the local economy. After feasting on the argan fruits, they pass valuable clumps of seeds through their digestion process, contributing to the production of the highly sought-after Argan oil – a Moroccan beauty secret for soft and shiny hair. Beyond the entertaining sight of tree-climbing goats, this experience offers a deeper understanding of the significance of the argan tree in local culture and economic sustainability.

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Jardin Majorelle, Morocco

Step into the enchanting world of Jardin Majorelle, an exquisite botanical masterpiece located in the heart of Marrakech, Morocco. Conceived by French painter Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s, this lush garden is a testament to artistic brilliance, featuring a kaleidoscope of vibrant colours, exotic plants, and striking blue buildings that create a harmonious contrast against the verdant surroundings. Acquired and lovingly restored by fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent in the 1980s, Jardin Majorelle has evolved into a tranquil oasis amidst the city’s hustle and bustle.

As you wander through its winding paths, the garden unveils a rich collection of over 300 plant species from five continents, creating a psychedelic desert mirage. The electric-blue art deco studio, home to the Musée Berbère, showcases the indigenous heritage of Morocco through an extensive display of artefacts. Originally started in 1924 by Jacques Majorelle, the garden was opened to the public in 1947, providing a haven for nature lovers and a testament to Morocco’s cultural richness.

 Immerse yourself in the tranquillity and beauty of Jardin Majorelle, a harmonious blend of nature, art, and culture that invites you to step into the timeless allure of Morocco’s botanical jewel.

Todra Gorge, Morocco

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Todra Gorge, a natural wonder located in the eastern part of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. Carved over millions of years by the Todra River, the gorge boasts towering limestone cliffs reaching up to 300 meters in height, creating a dramatic canyon that captivates rock climbers, hikers, and nature enthusiasts alike. The crystal-clear river, dramatic rock formations, and narrow passageways provide a breathtaking backdrop for exploration and adventure.

Situated near the town of Tinghir, Todra Gorge is a paradise for photographers, climbers, bikers, and hikers. The canyon, featured in the American TV show ‘Expedition Impossible’ and a 2012 Cadillac CTS advert, offers a prehistoric ambience with cliffs higher than the Empire State Building. It’s an ideal stopover on the journey from Marrakech to the Sahara, and visitors can witness the play of light and shadows on the cliffs during hikes, capturing the tranquillity of this natural masterpiece. Whether you’re seeking a short break or an extended exploration, Todra Gorge promises an unforgettable experience, with spring and autumn being optimal times to visit for pleasant weather. Venture into the red-coloured gorge, where desolate landscapes, palm oases, Berber tents, and picturesque villages await, creating a true Moroccan adventure.

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

In the scenic Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen is a captivating city with a unique history and vibrant charm. Originally established as a refuge, its iconic blue-rinsed houses were introduced by Jewish settlers during World War II, symbolizing the sky’s connection to heaven and God. Today, residents continue the tradition, maintaining the city’s enchanting blue palette.

Explore the narrow winding alleyways filled with the enticing aroma of freshly baked bread, sweet treats, and aromatic Moroccan tagines, creating a culinary adventure for your senses. Wander through the cobbled streets, mesmerized by the varying shades of blue that range from sky-like hues to deep oceanic tones. The city’s architecture, a blend of traditional Moroccan and Andalusian influences, adds to its visual appeal. 

Chefchaouen is not merely a destination; it’s an opportunity to experience tranquillity, appreciate hidden courtyards, and discover charming shops offering traditional crafts. Despite its remote location, the journey to Chefchaouen becomes part of the adventure, and the city’s relaxed atmosphere invites you to savour moments, watch sunsets from riad rooftops, and immerse yourself in the cool blue hues that adorn every corner. 

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The Ouzoud Falls, Morocco

High in the Atlas Mountains, The Ouzoud Falls stand as North Africa’s largest and most impressive waterfalls, a spectacular natural marvel just 100 miles northeast of Marrakech. 

These majestic cascades, emptying into the El-Abid River gorge, create a breathtaking contrast against the arid landscapes of the region. A stroll around the falls offers visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the area, accompanied by the playful antics of a troop of cheeky macaque monkeys that call this place home. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike will find The Ouzoud Falls to be a haven of beauty and adventure. 

Located near the town of Tanaghmeilt and less than 90 miles from Marrakech, it’s a favoured day-trip destination. Despite its popularity, the falls, standing at 350 feet tall in three sections, continue to awe visitors with their massive flow year-round, creating a captivating symphony of sights and sounds. From a panoramic perspective, a high vantage point allows you to appreciate the falls from above, taking in the serene lake and red clay cliffs adorned with moss, completing the enchanting experience.

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