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"The Unpolished Gem of Morocco"

Taghazout Tourism

Situated 19 kms north of the city of Agadir, Taghazout is a small fishing village on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. This well-known surfing site is famous for its hipster vibe, serene sea views, and a stunning coastline studded with blue and white houses.

Lined with pastel houses, narrow lanes and adorable cafes, Taghazout boasts terrific hiking, shopping and spiritual (yoga) experiences. It houses multiple beaches like Devil's rock, Panorama beach, Hash Point, Mysteries and Killer Point. The most popular day trip from the city is a 30-minute drive to the lush-green Paradise Valley, a beginner-friendly hiking trail. Taghazout is an excellent holiday destination for people who love a beachy vacation, and one can swim in the Atlantic, go surfing or relax by a quaint beach. Moreover, Taghazout is less crowded than other Moroccan holiday towns and is a great place to relax and unwind.

Must Know Before You Visit Taghazout

  • The town is compact enough to be covered on foot.
  • Taghazout is a popular WFH destination. There is not much to do here apart from visiting its beaches.
  • Alcohol is unavailable in most parts of the city, and tourists can get it from Agadir. Some hotels offer this service for you.
  • Luxury hotels can be found around Rue Iwlit.
  • Most budget stays and hostels are situated around Panorama Street.
  • Experienced surfers can try a hand at challenging right-handers like Boilers, Killer Point, and Anchor Point. The most popular being Anchor Point, which can reach 500 meters on a significant northwest swell. Locations like Devil's Rock and Banana Point are good places for beginners to hone their skills.
  • Buses to Marrakech, Agadir and Essaouira are easily available. Buses from Taghazout to Essaouira will not take more than 2.5 hours for 500 TRY. Taghazout to Marrakech is a 4 hour journey starting from 550 TRY.
  • Other modes of transport towards Agadir, Marrakech, and Casablanca include local shuttles and taxis. Public taxis are available for carpools.
  • Many little shops stocked with genuine Moroccan goods are spread throughout Taghazout's winding lanes. These shops sell several products, including rugs, bags, clothing, jewellery, and many surf-related items. For an authentic Moroccan shopping experience, travel downtown towards Medina.

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