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Agadir Holidays

Agadir Holidays

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Embrace all things culture in Morocco’s beach capital, with endless beaches, colourful harbours and traditional souks tucked away in winding streets.

Destination highlights

  • 10km of sandy beaches
  • Great spot for surfing
  • Great spot for surfing
  • Horse riding and dune buggies
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    What are the best beaches in Agadir?

    Known for its big waves and breezy shores, Agadir always delivers on its reputation as Morocco’s beach capital. So, whether you’re after the perfect spot for surfing or sunbathing, here are some of our favourites for 2022 holidays to Agadir:

    • Plage d'Agadir – By far Agadir’s most popular beach on our list, offering holidaymakers a range of beachside cafes and plenty of shade to while away your afternoons.
    • Taghazout Beach – For anyone looking for the prime spot to surf in Agadir, look no further.
    • Banana Point - Another great spot to surf, with camel and beach-buggy rides available to those looking for activities on solid ground.
    • Corniche Beach - With a beautiful promenade running alongside the beach, pick up an ice cream and take a stroll along the sunset strip.
    • Anza Beach - Home to a delicious choice of seafood restaurants, as well as a set of preserved dinosaur footprints
    • Tamri Beach - Tamri boasts sandy dunes similar to the Sahara’s, but don’t worry, the view of the marvellous Atlantic Ocean is not just a mirage!

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    What are the top hotels in Agadir?

    Since Agadir is lined with six miles of beautiful golden coastline, no matter which hotel you decide on, you’re never too far away from the beach.

  • Allegro Agadir - Found in the heart of Agadir, there’s plenty to get up to, in and out of the hotel. Perfect for guests looking to make the most of the local nightlife.
  • Iberostar Founty Beach - This beautiful resort-style hotel is located along the beach and benefits from an open exterior that blends right into the golden sands of Plage d'Agadir.
  • Hotel Les Jardins D´Agadir - A wide selection of outdoor pools, and a water park complete with slides for the kids make this hotel perfect for your 2022 family holiday.
  • Royal Decameron Tafoukt Beach Hotel - If those long days on the beach have left you feeling worn out, don’t worry, the in-house nightclub offers plenty of entertainment without travel hassles.
  • Tulip Inn Oasis - This recently renovated hotel now offers more for the whole family than ever before, such as its own cinema and kids’ club.
  • New Farah Hotel - A charming little piece of paradise, complete with outdoor pool, and Moroccan-style café.


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    What’s the food like in Agadir?

    With a delicious range of dishes from seafood to meaty soups, nothing quite tops that world-famous Moroccan flavour. With so much to choose from, here are our top picks:

    • Coucous - Small steamed grains of ground wheat semolina, often served with spiced meat. We couldn’t go without giving this local dish a shout out.
    • Tagine - A classic slow-cooked stew, commonly made with a sweet and sour blend of fruits, vegetables, and a whole slew of spices.
    • Escargot - For the perfect finger food we recommend the vast range of snail dishes on offer. From expensive restaurants to local street vendors, there’s so many options to choose from.
    • Chermoula - A zesty herb and spice marinade often used to marinate fish, which is then grilled over coals for a tangy, smoky flavour.
    • Zaalouk - Served as a side to most meals, zaalouk is a rich aubergine dip with garlic and paprika peppered in.

    Have we got your tastebuds tingling? Well, we’ve also got you covered with these great spots to eat on Agadir holidays:

    • Le P'tit dome - For that traditional Moroccan dining experience, there’s no better place to go.
    • Taj Mahal - Found within Atlantic Palace Resort, this restaurant offers entertainment alongside a menu of luxurious seafood fare.
    • Tapis Rouge - Located by the waterfront, this spot offers diners a rich medley of Mediterranean, French, and classic Moroccan dishes.
    • K-moon - The perfect place for a BBQ, this spot boasts quality food with fast service.

    Where is the best nightlife in Agadir?

    >Between the casinos, bars and traditional dance clubs, a night out in Agadir really does offer something for everyone. So, whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening with that special someone or heaps of fun, here are some of our top picks:

    • Papagayo - If you’re out to hit the town, then we know the place to go. Established over 20 years ago, there’s no better spot for an all-nighter.
    • The Atlantic Palace Casino - Certainly not the only one in Agadir, but definitely the most luxurious. You can bet you'll have an exciting evening at this palatial casino.
    • LOCOLOCO - Sometimes you just want a relaxing drink with friends and family. If that’s your goal, there’s nowhere better than this chilled-out bar.
    • Golden Gate Restaurant - With a wide offering of after-hours entertainment and karaoke, grab a little bite to eat with your drinks at Golden Gate Restaurant.
    • Le So Lounge - Complete with a champagne bar, experience luxury at this trendy night spot.


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    What events can I go to in Agadir?

    In this small region of Morocco, you can expect to find a welcoming community that wishes to share its festivities throughout the year. For 2022 holidays to Agadir, here some events to mark on your calendar:

    • Almond Blossom Festival (February) - In honour of the annual blooming of almond tree flowers, people come from all over Morocco to the small town of Tafraoute and experience the renowned hospitality.
    • Eid al-Fitr (May) - With the month of fasting over for another year, families all across Morocco celebrate with, you guessed it, a great feast.
    • Marrakesh Popular Arts Festival (July) - Not just musicians and dancers, this festival attracts all manner of traditional entertainers. From knife throwers to snake charmers, all are welcome here.
    • Eid al-Adha (August) - A four-day Islamic holiday celebrating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Filled with food and a communal atmosphere, if you plan a trip around this time, you’ll probably be invited along to outings by locals!
    • Milad un-Nabi (November) - In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Mohammed, mosques all over Morocco share in collective decorations and stalls, selling a range of interesting things from pastries to artisanal wares.
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    Things to do in Agadir

    Spend a summer with the cold-blooded

    Home to an array of reptiles and amphibians, Agadir’s Crocoparc is not only the place to be to support the Nile crocodiles – a threatened species – it also aims to protect endangered plant life too, offering guests a window into the exotic.

    Ascend above the mountains

    Enjoy a relaxing view of Agadir’s surrounding landscape with a hot air balloon excursion. Enthusiastic staff are known to elevate this enjoyable experience.

    Gallop beside the white horses

    Have you ever wanted to feel what it’s like to gallop on horseback across an open beach? Well, now’s your chance. But it doesn’t just stop there, the journey will take you along the Souss Massa river, where you can spot flamingos and even gazelle.

    Blaze across the sand

    Take a ride around the rural sand dunes in your very own dune buggy. On a journey of around three hours, you’ll be driven up and around the rolling sandbanks, through villages and farmlands, before enjoying a Berber-style meal to finish.


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    What's the weather like in Agadir?

    The weather sees warm temperatures in winter that reach scorching highs in the summer, so whenever you visit on your 2022 holidays to Agadir, you certainly won’t need to pack layers!

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 15 °c 18 °c 7 h
    Feb 16 °c 17 °c 8 h
    Mar 19 °c 17 °c 9 h
    Apr 19 °c 18 °c 10 h
    May 20 °c 18 °c 11 h
    Jun 23 °c 20 °c 12 h
    Jul 26 °c 21 °c 12 h
    Aug 26 °c 21 °c 11 h
    Sep 23 °c 21 °c 11 h
    Oct 22 °c 21 °c 10 h
    Nov 19 °c 21 °c 9 h
    Dec 16 °c 19 °c 9 h

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    Important Information about travelling to Agadir

    How long does it take to fly to Agadir?

    A flight to Agadir from the UK takes about four hours.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and Agadir?

    Agadir is one hour ahead of the UK.

    What currency do they use in Agadir?

    The local currency is the Moroccan Dirham.

    What language do they speak in Agadir?

    The official language spoken in Agadir is Arabic.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Agadir?

    Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

    Do I need to pay tax on my holiday to Agadir?

    Customers may be required to pay a tourist tax when staying in Morocco. This is usually between £1-£3 per person per night, and is payable in local currency to the hotel.

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Agadir?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to Agadir on the FCO website.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Agadir?

    British passport holders don’t need a visa to enter Agadir. Holders of other passports are advised to check with their national embassy for any visa requirements.

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    Customer reviews

    At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to Agadir for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

    James Harkness:


    Again another enjoyable experience through On the Beach, never had a bad one in twelve years, long may it continue.

    Tracy Edwards:


    Very helpful and loved the hotel the staff where very helpful and lovely

    Craig Harrald:


    Amazing service as always this is the 5th time I've booked quick easy and good value :) would highly recommend.

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    Agadir Weather

    If you're preparing for a summer holiday, then be prepared to bring plenty of sun cream as the peak months of July and August mean Agadir will typically reach a sizzling 28° Celsius - more than enough sunshine for a fantastic tan!

    There'll be an average of around 10 hours of sunshine per day during the peak summer months, but the town is also well regarded as a highly popular winter destination. For example, temperatures in January will usually reach a warm and comfortable 20° Celsius, which means you'll still be able to enjoy a sunshine holiday even in the middle of winter.

    Jan 16ºC
    Feb 17ºC
    Mar 18ºC
    Apr 22ºC
    May 24ºC
    Jun 25ºC
    Jul 25ºC
    Aug 25ºC
    Sep 23ºC
    Oct 21ºC
    Nov 18ºC
    Dec 16ºC

    Things To Do on Agadir Holidays

    Agadir offers a truly active holiday, with dozens of things to see and do. You'll probably want to begin with a day spent on the fabulous beach, where you'll be able to enjoy the sunshine as well as several water sports activities. Then you can brace yourself for a challenging trek up the esteemed Mount Atlas, which offers rewarding views of the sea and town below.

    After this you'll want to spend some time at the town's harbour, which is its main source of economic activity, while the Musee Municipal de Agadir is an art gallery offering enchanting works. With so many things to do, a holiday in Agadir will provide a lot of happy memories!

    Book a Agadir Holiday now!

    Agadir offers the holiday of a lifetime with more restaurants, activities and relaxation than you could possibly hope for. Banish the thought of that Monday commute by booking your cheap Agadir holiday now with On the Beach! With our convenient live booking system, your bargain flights and hotels are only a few clicks away!