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Agadir
Aourir
Casablanca
Essaouria
Lagsera
Mir Left
Rabat
Razwa
Sidi Ifini
Sidi Kaouki
Taghazout
Tarfaya

Morocco - Atlantic Coast Guides

Guides to Morocco
The Atlantic Coast of Morocco runs for over 1500 km from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Mauritanian boarder.

A region of Morocco with dramatic variations of culture and architecture that is always in flux with the winds of time.

Every city, town and village on the Atlantic coast has its own unique story to tell each visitor, the differences will be depend on how you walk the walk and talk the talk...

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Agadir

Agadir is one of Morocco's main western seaports on the Atlantic Ocean. The name is a shortened version of Agadir n Irir, a Berber word which means a fortified granary. Agadir is a number one destination for vacationers in Morocco on the package holiday. (see extended agadir guide)

Aourir

Banana Village or Aourir is situated 7 km north of Agadir. The Atlantic Ocean coast location with a mountainous back drop give this village a special appeal. The Souk is the highlight of the village's week, every Wednesday the market place is filled with. (extended aourir guide)

Casablanca

Casablanca is found on the Atlantic Coast of Morocco to the south of the capital Rabat and is the city famous for its cross over style of Moroccan and European culture.The sand beaches of Casablanca stretch 28 kilometres to the north and are a fun. (extended casablanca guide)

Essaouria

With her first throws in the 8th century as a Phoenician Trade post to the 21st century as a leading musical and cultural meeting point, this Imperial City has had a long and colourful history. Essaouria is the centre of artist, music and craftsmen of this region (extended essaouria guide)

Lagsera

The village of Lagsera is hidden at the base of the cliff. Here you will find an Auberge, a cafe and one shop where you can buy fresh fish and bread.The beach of Gzira is a delight, with miles of fine sand between the headlands. (extended lagsera guide)

Mir Left

Driving from Agadir south to Sidi Ifini on the International Road you will pass through the village of Mir Left. A great place to camp is 200m before the river. The village has all the commerce that you need. A great souk, with fresh products each day, (extended mir left guide)

Rabat

The long history of Rabat dates easly back to the seventh century, when as Mauritanian trading post on the river Bou Regreg it was the centre of commerce. Here in the maze of streets and squares making up the city including; the Oudayas Kasbah, (extended rabat guide)

Razwa

Razwa is an old Rural Berber Village deep in the argan zone, 3 km inland from the beach of Sidi Kaouki 8km from Essouiria on the Agadir road. Many European and American artists have settled in this village where its relaxed pace of life and mellow vibe (extended razwa guide)

Sidi Ifni

On the International Road of Morocco 160 km south of Agadir, on the edge of the Sahara, boarding onto the Atlantic Ocean, you will find the old Spanish colonial trading post of Sidi Ifni. The collection of good fish restaurants and cafes are worth trying out if you are lucky (extended sidi ifni guide)

Sidi Kaouki

Driving out of Essouria on the Agadir road, after the village of Razwa you take the second turning to your left, here you will find the sign for Sidi Kaouki (12 km). This beach with her undesturbed sand dunes and argon shrubs makes this one of the most beautiful (extended sidi kaouki guide)

Taghazout

Taghazout is a fishing and surfing village situated on the West Coast of Morocco 17km north of Agadir on the International Road. On this coast the weather is sun blessed all year round. Taghazout has watched the passage of man for many centuries as trade has passed through so have the changes (extended taghazout guide)

Tarfaya

Tarfaya, situated on the Cape Juby (27 56' 31" N- 12 57' 20" W) on the Atlantic Coast has seen the passage of time and a bit of history. The Saharan town first developed in the 1880 by the eccentric Scotsman Donald Mackenzie as a trading post for (extended tarfaya guide)
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