Situated on Morocco’s southern Atlantic coast, the resort of Agadir makes for an exotic and relaxing city break. Offering a more laidback vibe than inland Marrakech, its proximity to the ocean creates a Mediterranean feel – six miles of Blue Flag golden sands span the city’s edge. There’s plenty to see and do in the vicinity; the famed Kasbah, enthralling Morrocan architecture, camel rides across the desert, top golf courses, watersports on nearby Taghazout Beach and thrilling 4×4 rides. It’s also home to some of the country’s finest modern hotels, with superb cuisine, divine spas and plenty of activities for all ages.
Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa Hotel
This five-star resort sits right on the waterfront, close to the city centre, with its own stretch of private beach. Bedrooms come equipped with minibars, premium bedding, blackout drapes, climate control, a bookable babysitting service and either a garden, pool or ocean view. Those staying in a two-bedroom villa within the resort, also enjoy the use of a private plunge pool. There’s a full-service health spa on site, with in-room massages available. Additionally, guests can play on the resort’s tennis courts, shop at the gift boutique, dine in three eateries and order room service around the clock.