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I visited Agadir five times, in 1992, 2000, 2001, 2007 and 2008. All the times when I visited Agadir, I only stayed for a few days, mostly to acclimatize before or relax after trips around. Agadir is a good starting point for travelling in the South of Morocco and the Antiatlas. So I visited Tafraoute, Taroudant, Tata, Foum Zguid, Zagora, Ouarzazate, Ait Ben Haddou, Marrakech and other places starting from Agadir. Nowadays there are also many cheap flights to Marrakech
Agadir is a modern city, rebuilt after the earthquake of 1960. The importance of Agadir as a commercial and fishing port is growing. The breeze from the Atlantic Ocean is nice, so Agadir has also developed into a resort. The first you see arriving in Agadir are lots of modern block buildings, shopping malls and a huge amount of hotels and resorts, often in lovely green gardens.
If you don't like these touristy areas and prefer to stay in a more Moroccan ambiance, you can look for a small and cheap hotel in the Nouveau Talbjort area around Place Lahcen Tamri, about 1 km from the coast.
If you stay for a while in Agadir and start to walk and look around, you can also discover parts of the other Agadir like the harbour, the Jardim de Olhao and the interesting Municipal Museum. And within a half hour drive you are in the Paradise Valley on your way to Immouzer.
There are so many bars and restaurants in Agadir, that you can't visit them all. Usually I go to the Moroccan ones or at... more travel advice
After our roundtrip by car in january 2008 we planned to fly back from Agadir, so we could meet our VT friends there. We... more travel advice
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