Atlantic Beach Holidays and Tours2024-03-31T19:15:31+00:00
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Morocco Atlantic Coast Holidays, Tours & Trips 2024

Morocco’s Atlantic Coast is an often overlooked destination offering a wealth of activities and attractions, perfect for unforgettable beach holidays.

Our Morocco Atlantic Coast tours & trips are an amazing opportunity to explore the country’s stunning landscape! Enjoy picturesque shallow turquoise bays in Oualidia, the long sandy beaches of Essaouria and thrilling waves south of Agadir – all accessed with 4×4 transport. Plus, take advantage of camel trekking and desert camping experiences or Berber village visits to the Atlas Mountains for a cultural experience unlike any other. Adventurers can opt for quad biking or horseback riding while traditional fishers have plenty on offer too: boat rides at Mirleft & Tafraoute as well as surfing spots in Taghazout await you! Our Morocco Atlantic Coast Tour & Trips provide you with incredible memories while enjoying half-board meals including breakfast and dinner in an unforgettable atmosphere – perfect for experiencing Morocco at its best!

Here is a selection from our 2024 Morocco Coastal Holidays, Tours & Trips all of which can be tailored to your requirements.

Atlantic Beach Tours

Atlantic Surf Tours

Surf & Berber Culture Tours

Coast & Camel Trek Tours

Essaouira & Qualidia Tours

Luxury Atlantic Tours

Morocco’s Coastal Charm: The Ultimate Beach Holiday for Families

Embark on a beach holiday that promises sun-soaked relaxation and a treasure trove of activities, cultural experiences, and adventures perfect for every family member. Morocco’s coastline, with its diverse landscapes and vibrant cities, offers an escape that combines leisure with unique learning opportunities. Here’s why a Morocco beach holiday should be your next family destination:

  • Diverse Beach Destinations:
    • Agadir: Agadir’s beach stretches for miles with soft, golden sands and calm waters, ideal for families with young children. The promenade has cafes and playgrounds, ensuring amenities and entertainment are always within reach.
    • Essaouira: This historic city by the sea offers strong winds for watersports and a captivating medina full of art, music, and history. Its broad beaches make it a haven for wind and kite surfers from around the globe.
    • Taghazout: Just north of Agadir, Taghazout is a surfing hotspot famous for its consistent waves. The village has a laid-back vibe, and plenty of surf schools offer lessons for all ages and skill levels.
    • Legzira Beach: Known for its breathtaking natural arches, Legzira is a quieter destination, perfect for families exploring Morocco’s natural wonders. The dramatic landscape provides a stunning backdrop for sunset walks and photo opportunities.
  • Activities for Children:
    • Sandcastle Building on Agadir Beach: With wide expanses of soft sand, Agadir is the perfect canvas for aspiring young architects to sculpt their sandcastles.
    • Camel Rides Along the Shore: A gentle camel ride offers an unforgettable experience, with many beaches along the Moroccan coast offering short treks suitable for children.
    • Safe Swimming in Calm Waters: Places like Agadir and Dakhla boast gentle beaches where children can paddle and swim under the watchful eyes of lifeguards.
    • Treasure Hunts for Shells and Rocks: The diverse coastlines, especially at quieter beaches like Legzira, are ideal for little explorers looking for nature’s treasures.
  • Activities for Adults:
    • Surfing Lessons in Taghazout: Whether picking up a surfboard for the first time or looking to improve your skills, Taghazout’s surf schools cater to all levels.
    • Kitesurfing and Windsurfing in Essaouira: Take advantage of the strong winds to learn or practice windsurfing and kitesurfing, with numerous schools and rental shops available.
    • Beach Yoga and Wellness Retreats: Find peace and rejuvenation with yoga sessions at many coastal resorts, with the Atlantic breeze enhancing your meditation.
    • Horseback Riding on Essaouira Beach: Experience the thrill of galloping along the beach or enjoy a more sedate ride, taking in the stunning coastal scenery.
  • Family Activities:
    • Snorkelling Near Oualidia: Explore the underwater world together in Oualidia’s lagoon, where the waters are calm and clear, making it ideal for families.
    • Beach Volleyball in Agadir: Engage in some friendly competition with a game of beach volleyball, a great way to stay active and have fun as a family.
    • Boat Trips for Dolphin Watching: Embark on a boat tour for a chance to see dolphins in their natural habitat, an exciting experience for both adults and children.
    • Cultural Tours in Essaouira: Dive into the rich history of Essaouira’s UNESCO-listed medina, where the blend of cultures and histories offers a fascinating day out for the whole family.

A Morocco beach holiday is more than just a chance to unwind; it’s an opportunity to create lasting memories, discover new hobbies, and immerse yourself in a vibrant culture. Explore our tailored Morocco Beach Tours and prepare for an unforgettable family adventure.

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Marrakech to the beach?2023-05-25T20:00:56+00:00

The distance between Marrakech and nearby beaches varies depending on the specific location. For instance, the beaches of Essaouira, located near Marrakech, are approximately 154 kilometers or 96 miles away, taking about a two-hour drive. Additionally, there are several beaches that can be reached within one to two hours from Marrakech. For those seeking a more distant beach experience, the beaches of Agadir are approximately 238 kilometers or 148 miles away, requiring about a four-hour drive from Marrakech.

Can you swim at the beaches in Morocco?2023-05-25T20:02:12+00:00

Morocco offers a selection of beautiful beaches suitable for swimming and surfing, featuring clean, clear waters and soft, white sands. Among these beaches are designated Blue Flag beaches, such as Asilah, Essaouira, Tangier, and Agadir, which meet specific criteria for water quality and safety. However, it is crucial to acknowledge the potential hazards of ocean swimming. To ensure safety, it is advisable to stay near the shore, avoid swimming in rough seas or during high winds, and never swim alone.

Does Morocco have good beaches?2022-11-23T19:27:24+00:00

Yes, Morocco has some beautiful beaches along its coastline. The Moroccan coast stretches for 1,100 miles (1,770 kilometres), and the country has a wide variety of beaches that range from secluded coves to wide expanses of sand.

One of the most popular beach destinations in Morocco is Agadir, which has a long sandy beach and plenty of resorts and restaurants. If you’re looking for a more isolated beach experience, try Asilah or Essaouira – both towns have charming medinas (old quarters) and offer great swimming and surfing. And don’t forget to explore some of Morocco’s smaller coastal towns like Taghazout or Mirleft – they offer great seafood and stunning views.

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