The Atlantic Coast of Morocco runs for over 1500 km from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Mauritanian border. Full of industry, culture and character, this section of coastline definitely deserves a visit. As you idly make your way to the docks to buy fresh fish, you can visit and chat with the local fishermen who're always willing to share a 'fishermans tale' of wild adventures at sea! Or you can take a refreshing swim. The choice is up to you. The Atlantic coast of Morocco plays a big roll in the tourism industry as well as providing shipping ports and catering for the fishing industry. They catch pilchard, tuna mackerel, anchovies and shellfish in this area. You can try your hand at fishing amongst the locals, or cast from the shore line.
If fishing is not quite your thing, however, you can choose to go to Agadir to soak up some sun. This part of the world gets over 300 days of sunshine every year so your plans are not likely to get washed out. There are beautiful sandy beaches and pristine blue seas to help you relax.
Perhaps you are a more adventurous person? Then you might try surfing or windsurfing. Morocco's location makes it very popular with Europeans as it is only a short distance away and it provides some renowned surfing and windsurfing spots. Essaouira is one of the most popular windsurfing spots in Morocco. Just north of Agadir and some distance south of Essaouira, you will find some amazing surf spots made famous by Jimi Hendrix who fell in love with the area. Anchor Point, Mysteries, Dog Steps, Source and Killer Point are surfing spots that can all be found in this area. They provide anything from 4ft to 14ft waves and the water temperature stays constant at around 17°C.
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