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Discover the top 9 things to do in Agadir

You should know the top 9 things to do in Agadir before you get there. Agadir it’s a city that has nice, sunny weather during the whole year, which is very good for sunbathing in one of its astonishing beaches. There are also many great spots near Agadir, which makes this city a great starting point for many day trips and excursions. Agadir is also a very modern city with the most prosperous economy in the region. The good economy of the place and its attractive beaches and excursions has pushed the hotels, bars, nightclubs and restaurants to have wholesome and luxurious services, ready to receive all sorts of visitors from all social classes. Even more, the landmarks of Agadir are so fascinating, making them a good subject of tours inside the city.

There are a lot of things that you can do in Agadir; the city is very big and rich. However, if you’re in a hurry a list of the best things you can do in Agadir, might prove helpful.

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In this article we are going to explore the top 9 things to do in Agadir:

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Visit the beaches of Agadir.

Agadir has the busiest beaches in Morocco. With 300 days of sunny days a year, this city is the perfect beach stop. Many Europeans consider Agadir their favorite holiday haven. As soon as they take a break from work they spend some time in Agadir. Going to the coasts of Agadir is a special experience, especially with all the great hotels close to the beach. 

The top 9 things to do in Agadir is incomplete without visiting the beautiful beaches. 


Surf in the coasts of Agadir

The surfers can find some challenging waves along the coasts of Agadir; the area is very popular among the hardcore surfers. The beaches of Agadir are very crowded with the lovers of this sport from all over the world, which makes surfing in Agadir a great experience to get to know some very interesting people. Surfing is truly something that Agadir recognizes a lot, many surfing competitions are held in the coasts of the city, and outside the city.

Experience surfing as one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir. 

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Party in the hotels, bars nightclubs of Agadir

Agadir has some of the best bars and nightclubs in Morocco. The quality of the services that some of these party-time spots might even match the one you can find in places like California or Florida. The hotels are also very prestigious, as you can see by yourself by checking the internet. The party lifestyle of Agadir has contributed a lot in making this city a popular destination among the tourists.

Nightclubs can be one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir for the ones who like this kind of activities. 

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Visit the Kasbah (top 9 things to do in Agadir)

At the top of the hill, there’s what the locals call Agadir Oufella, which is a beautiful landmark of Agadir; There’s an old Kasbah that dates back to the 16th century on top. The Kasbah is strangely one of the buildings that survived the earthquake that hit the city back in the 1960s, which means it’s a very strong building. However, it’s not only the building that’s interesting in Agadir Oufella, the view from up there is truly fascinating.

Visiting the Kasbah is one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir. 

Visit the Medina of Agadir

(top 9 things to do in Agadir)

The Medina of Agadir is a nice place where you can explore the beauty of the local architecture; the buildings there are clear manifestations of the fascinating, modern Moroccan style of construction; the Medina was built after the earthquake. It’s also a good spot for buying some souvenirs to take back home. You can find some incredible works of local artisans there. And most importantly, many good traditional restaurants serve Moroccan cuisine.

Also, visit the Medina of Agadir is one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir. 

Hike Paradise Valley

One of the quietest places near Agadir is Paradise Valley, which makes it a good place to visit on a day trip. The beautiful gorges of Paradise Valley are home to many Berber locals, who live on agriculture; the area is famous for almond and argan. Hiking the valley is a wonderful experience, as you can see some of the most wonderful natural landscapes on the way.

Visit the Hike Paradise Valley must be one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir. 

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Discover Essaouira

Although Essaouira is very rich and popular (it needs an article on its own); it’s also very close to Agadir, which makes day trips from Agadir to Essaouira very recurrent. Changing the modern setting of Agadir by the more traditional and quiet one of Essaouira is a beautiful experience. Many Moroccans spend their holidays in the two cities. Essaouira is famous all over the world thanks to its festival of Gnawa music; it would be a wonderful thing to visit Essaouira during the festival.

We have asked peopel about the top 9 things to do in Agadir and discover Essaouira was one of their answers. 

Visit Taroudant

Taroudant is one of the oldest Moroccan fortified cities also worthy to be one of the top 9 things to do in Agadir. This Amazigh city is surrounded by huge walls, and the buildings inside are very excellent works of traditional architecture. Taroudant is famous for its “souk” (market), where you can find the products of traditional artisans and the products of local agriculture.

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Discover the birds of Souss-Massa National Park (the top 9 things to do in Agadir) 

Travelling 65 kilometres south of Agadir, you can find the Souss-Massa National park, which is the natural habitat of many species of birds, including flamingoes and herons. This national park is best visited during the spring; that’s when you can spot the rare birds. The landscape of the park is one of the dunes meeting the ocean, which is so charming to the eyes.

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Crocopark in Agadir 

For those who love to go to the Zoo to see animals, a great activity they can have in Agadir is to visit the Crocopark. This park is home to over 300 crocodiles and other reptiles (iguanas, snakes, etc.) as well as giant tortoises. There is also a botanical garden with plant species from all over the world. We thought we wouldn’t be there for more than an hour, but actually we were there for a little over two hours. The park is very well maintained and makes you want to visit right from the entrance, there is a snake den with a very scary anaconda! There is also a lab where you can see (through glass) baby crocodiles and turtles. If you visit the iguana area outside, you’ll think you’re in the United States because it has everything you need. The only slight problem is that there are a lot of crocodiles and they seem to climb over each other; for visitors it may seems strange but for those who are working there it’s normal.


History of Agadir 

The Berber name of the city means “fortified granary”; the origin of this name is unclear. The history of Agadir begins in the 16th century, when the city became a port. Trade was conducted around the following commodities: Leaves, sugar, furs and wax. With the advent of the port of Essaouira, Agadir gradually lost its importance and began to trade in sardines.

Today the city’s dynamism is based on tourism and its seaside resorts. One symbolic date is still well remembered by Moroccans: in 1960, the year of the terrible earthquake that destroyed almost the entire city and claimed the lives of 15,000 people.

Agadir was rebuilt 2 km south of the city and its population has since tripled. Modernity and dynamism have become the hallmarks of this city that contrasts with Moroccan traditions.


Agadir is truly a city of tourism, especially for the lovers of sunny beaches; it’s one of the sunniest places on earth, which makes it perfect for holidays throughout the year. And that’s why we have counted the top 9 things to do in Agadir. The city is equipped very nicely to receive all sorts of people from different social classes, to each their fun. The hotels, nightclubs, bars and restaurants are all luxury. You can also discover a lot about Moroccan-Amazigh culture in Agadir, along with history. Even more, It’s very close to some very interesting spots in Morocco that you can visit briefly while you’re staying in a hotel in the city; places such as Essaouira and Paradise Valley are very close to Agadir.

These are the top 9 things to do in Agadir. 

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