Morocco is a multifaceted destination that attracts many travellers every year. Between its rich cultural heritage, its history, its wonderful natural sites scattered between the Atlas mountains and the dunes of the Sahara, or its gastronomy, one can easily understand the reasons for such success. But what also contributes to Morocco’s popularity are its quality seaside resorts and coastline. Bathed by the Mediterranean Sea in the north and the Atlantic Ocean on the west coast, Morocco Tour Operator offers sublime beaches tours to suit all desires, family-friendly beaches in Agadir, Essaouira or Saidia, or wilder beaches offering breathtaking scenery, such as Legzira beach and its fiery red cliffs, or the deserted Dragon Island and its turquoise lagoon…wherever you are, magic will do the trick! Most Morocco beaches are in fact wide expanses of golden sand where you can enjoy a relaxing holiday or practice various water activities.
Legzira beach is considered one of Morocco’s most beautiful beaches. Also, surely seduces relaxation seekers with its stunning golden sand flanked by dramatic rocks battered by the sea. The beach’s most magnificent colours are shown when the sun dips into the ocean. Under the last rays of the day, the ochre-red arches etched into the rock face take on a pinkish hue that shimmers. A natural wonder that will go on in your mind as one of Morocco’s most lovely recollections. Legzira’s distinct waves will also appeal to surfers.
Agadir is one of Morocco’s most well-known seaside destinations, owing to its expansive beaches that run for miles. If you want to avoid the crowds of visitors who flock to the beach in the heart of the city. Head to Taghazout beach, which is approximately a half-hour drive from Agadir. This vast stretch of sand is quieter and more authentic, allowing you to lay out your towel without disturbing your neighbour. Those who enjoy surfing will be spoiled for choice! Take advantage of the opportunity to visit Taghazout, a charming fishing village where you may taste excellent grilled sardines while staring out at the sea.
Halfway between Casablanca and Essaouira, Oualidia is a quiet resort that is popular with families. With its long strip of fine sand stretching for over 12 km. The beach also features a deep blue circular lagoon, surrounded on both sides by a crescent of golden sand. Moreover, families and couples alike come here to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Bathe in its calm waters or enjoy a boat trip. To add a cultural touch, you can take advantage of being on site to visit the region’s salt flats.
In the north of Morocco, the city of Al-Hoceima has the advantage of being bordered by the shores of the Mediterranean and has the most beautiful beaches in the country. Among these, the beach of Quemado, dominated by the cliff of the same name, is a place not to be missed: in addition to its bay of white sand and its crystal-clear water, holidaymakers can also benefit from its facilities, particularly its hotel complex, and the many water activities on offer. Covering an area of 9000 m², Quemado beach has become a very popular place. Then, it is ideal for families looking for relaxation and fun.
If you are looking for peace and quiet, head for Bades beach, a quiet pebble beach about 50 km from Al Hoceima, or Cala Iris beach, one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Morocco.
In the south of Morocco, on the road from Agadir to Tan-Tan, opposite the archipelago of the Canary Islands, the “Playa Blanca”, as it was nicknamed by Spanish sailors. Also, it could not have been given a better name as it is covered by dazzling white sand dunes. Considered to be the longest and wildest beach in Morocco, stretching over 40 km. Also, it is the ideal place for beautiful 4×4 excursions. Between the ocean and Sahara desert, mountains and oasis, the postcard-worthy landscapes are truly breathtaking!
A little gem just a stone’s throw from the port of Tangier Med, Dalia beach is very popular with the locals. Especially families, who come here to enjoy the long stretch of fine sand and swim in the clear water. The few colourful fishing boats that pass by from time to time add an undeniable charm to the place. Then, with the majestic mountains rising in the background, Dalia beach is a beautiful, peaceful and authentic natural site that should be preserved at all costs!
In summer, the beach becomes more animated and various children’s games make an appearance (trampolines, slides, inflatable structures…).
Some forty kilometres from Tetouan is the beach of Oued Laou, which has been awarded a Blue Flag. It is the perfect place to spend your holidays in a restful and authentic atmosphere. Lying on the fine sand in front of an azure sea. The beach is lined with a promenade where you will find bars and restaurants.
Nicknamed ‘the blue pearl’, Saidia is one of Morocco’s most famous seaside resorts. Located near the eastern region, it is famous for its wonderful 14 km-long beaches of fine sand, its crystal-clear water with pleasant temperatures and its tourist facilities. Very lively during the summer season, the place is ideal for families and tourists who come to unplug and enjoy a 100% relaxing holiday.
If the ‘Clubmed’ beach atmosphere isn’t for you, don’t worry. On the outskirts of Saidia, Sidi El Bachir beach is a small cove of wild white sand nestled at the foot of vertiginous cliffs. Far from the tourist hustle and bustle. Here, you can enjoy a swim in the crystal-clear water and even meet the locals.
It is impossible to choose just one, as the wild beaches of Nador have an undeniable charm. This small town in north-eastern Morocco has a coastline on which the hand of man seems to have had no effect. Head for the Cape of the Three Forks, where the road running along the sinuous cliffs offers a breathtaking view of the blue Mediterranean. Don’t miss a single photo! For swimming, you’re spoilt for choice between rather wild coves that are simply heavenly. Charania and its turquoise waters, or Tibouda beach and its little fishing village. Moreover, the Cala Blanca bay will delight divers, with its seabed considered among the most beautiful in the country. In addition, if you still have some time left, try the ascent of the lighthouse of the Three Forks Cape, the 360° panorama from the top is magical!
In the vast open spaces of southern Morocco, between the Sahara and the Atlantic Ocean. Dragon Island is a desert island whose shape evokes that of a dragon lying on its belly. There is almost no trace of life on this island. The place, comparable to the islands of the Caribbean, is ideal for playing Jack Sparrow (without rum). There are only large dunes and stretches of white sand and a unique turquoise lagoon. Many, after visiting the island, call it a mirage in the middle of the ocean, or even a paradise on earth.
Dragon Island is also ideal for water sports such as kite surfing, sailing and catamaran sailing. Open your eyes because it is not uncommon to spot… dolphins
It would be difficult to rank the most beautiful beaches in Morocco without mentioning the splendid seaside resort of Essaouira. Also, the large Bay of Tafedna, a small fishing village about 60 km from Essaouira, or a little further south, that of Imsouane, with its golden sandbanks are among the most beautiful beaches in the region and also the reference point for water sports enthusiasts such as surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, etc.