Agadir, the south area of the country, is the leading sea site spot with ten kilometre-long beach of fine sand. Its more than 300 days of sunshine a year makes this destination suitable to host retreats during any season. The long beachfront promenade offers the opportunity to enjoy a pleasant walk with its relaxing sea breeze. The wide sandy beach is one of the biggest attractions in the city, having a lush and tropical feeling with bougainvilleas and hibiscus blooming everywhere.
The new medina is a place to be discovered where Moroccan soul still can be sensed in its several handicraft shops and restaurants. The central market is famous for the big range of spices mostly produced in the region. The surrounding areas are covered with Argan trees, where the famous Argan oil is extracted. It is a great opportunity to get this renowned oil for its healing properties as well as to support the women working cooperatives that produce it.
The old Kasbah, even it was mostly destroyed by the earthquake in the 1960s, offers wonderful 360-degree views of the ocean and the city, perfect to watch sunsets over the bay. Agadir museum has an interesting collection of traditional objects and it is dedicated to the arts originally from Souss valley and Saharian region. The city also has a beautiful amphitheater where concerts and shows are regularly performed.
Our selected location to host yoga, meditation, surf or wellness group trips is located near a famous surfer village. Known as one of the world's best surf spots, this resort is related to the famous Ripcurl surf brand having as well two beautiful yoga pavilions anchored in a dune. This is the perfect venue if you would like to include surf lessons as part of your program. There is also many options for other outdoor activities like golf, horse riding, camel rides, nautical sports, quads, bikes and beach volleyball. There are many spas offering the local hammams and saunas, as well as Berber massage with argan oil.
There are several possibilities for a half and full day excursions in the area. A trek in the nature visiting waterfalls and valleys, natural oasis and picturesque villages. The paradise valley is part of the High Atlas Mountains that will take you to an expansive canyon passing through an oasis and lush vegetation of palm groves. Imouzzer, a small Berber town, is known for its spectacular cascades, this is a journey worth it for the tranquility and breathtaking views, a charming peaceful haven and a great full day escape. For those who are brave enough, you can also take a donkey ride. Honey, almonds, traditional Berber jewelry and of course Argan oils are the best purchases to make in the area.
Known for hosting the most modern and busy sea port of the country, you can enjoy a very good quality of fish and seafood. There is a big variety of restaurants including from the most traditional local dishes to International cuisines, where food lovers will find in Agadir one of the best locations to enjoy diverse gastronomy. If you are interested in discovering the secret to traditional Moroccan dishes, there are hands-on cooking workshops available in the city.
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