Agadir is the leading resort of Morocco and is situated south of Morocco and surrounded by the Sahara Desert, the Anti-Atlas Mountains as well as over 10km of fine beaches. The weather in Agadir is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Summers in this favourite resort are long, warm and dry while winters are mild and wet. Booking your cheap Agadir hotels online means the best choice of hotels and rates. The Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa is a popular luxury resort with its own private beach and great facilities.
Agadir used to be a small fishing village during the Medieval Era. The Portuguese arrived in Agadir in 1505 building a trading post which brought prosperity to the city for two centuries. Two huge earthquakes hit Agadir which caused a lot of damage and casualty in the city, but King Muhammad V rebuilt the Agadir in 1961.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Agadir hosts many unique festivals which attracts thousands of tourists each year including the Honey Festival in May. This event is held in Argana which is famous for its beehives and tasty treats made out of honey. Another popular event is the Timitar Festival which highlights the culture of Berber people. Agadir is famous for its beaches and the best surfing spots in the resort include the Devils Rock and Imesouane Bay. There are also several museums in Agadir that are worth-visiting such as the Museum Municipal du Patrimoine Amazigh, Musee de Talborjt "La Casbah" and Musee Bert Flint.
Most of the attractions in Agadir are within walking distance. Local buses are cheap and there is a shuttle service from the International airport. To travel outside of Agadir a car hire is recommended.You can find cheap hotels in Agadir via otel.com.