What better location to enjoy a break than Agadir in the beautiful country of Morocco, one of the world's most visited destinations. Located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean at the foot of the famous Atlas Mountains, Agadir is a modern and bustling resort offering an array of activities such as watersports and trekking alongside fantastic restaurants and marvellous beaches. If you're looking for a truly relaxing break, a holiday in Agadir is just the answer!
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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.
Be sure to take a camera on holiday to Agadir, as Agadir has many amazing views that you'll want to look back on. To begin with, the beach is a true paradise, with golden sands and crystal oceans stretching as far as the eye can see, while the town itself offers plenty of interesting architecture and bustling streets to explore!
Outside the town the landscape becomes much more rustic, with interesting trees and bushes to view, as the amazing Atlas Mountains sit behind the town imposingly. If you enjoy the beauty of a natural landscape, a holiday in Agadir will certainly leave you impressed.
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!
History lovers will love a holiday to Agadir as the town enjoys a hugely interesting past. Way back in Medieval times the town was just a tiny fishing village with a single harbour until the Portuguese arrived in 1505, thereby beginning a growth in population and ensuring that the town enjoyed huge economic prosperity for almost two hundred years.
In 1960 meanwhile, Agadir was almost totally destroyed by a huge earthquake that buried the town, killing almost 15,000 people. Reconstruction began in 1961.
Cultural events are arguably the most enjoyable aspect of a holiday, and Agadir has plenty of them. Animal lovers will want to visit the Massa Nature Reserve, which is only a short drive outside of the town. It offers the opportunity to admire rare and beautiful birds, as well as jackals, mongoose and herds of gazelles. For a truly bizarre experience, May sees the town host its annual Honey Festival, where historic beehives are said to be in the largest in the world.
In November meanwhile the towns yearly Fish and Seafood Exhibition offers visitors the chance to sample lots of delicious food, while in December the Agadir festival is celebrated with arts, crafts and music.
Because Morocco is an Islamic country, party animals should not expect to find lots of alcohol in abundance as religious customs prevent it. If you would like to drink, it is advisable to take a trip to the larger towns like Marrakech, or the capital Rabat, where there are an array of bars and clubs to enjoy a drink and dance.
If you are on holidays in Agadir to relax, unwind and enjoy immersing yourself in the culture of the locals without alcohol, then you'll find that Agadir offers a wonderful evening out; not only do the towns many restaurants offer amazing cuisines to sample. The people here are also hugely hospitable, and more than welcoming to children, ensuring that everyone on your family holiday will enjoy a hugely ambient evening.
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