Coastal zone protected
Journey from Agadir: 1 to 2 hours
The beaches south of Agadir are located in the area of the Souss Massa National Park and are therefore on a protected and unspoiled coastal area. Near the Agadir – Taghazout zone (1 hour 45 minutes maximum), moments spent on the beaches of Tifnit, Sidi R’bat, Sidi Wassay and Sidi Boulfdail will be your fondest holiday memories.
Near Agadir, Tifnit beach (30.200713, -9.640782) will be the quickest access to find a little frequented beach. Walks on the beach, cave houses, fishing and grilling fish will be the main activities on offer. For surf enthusiasts, the tip of Tifnit offers several well-defined peaks.
Hike on Sidi R’bat beach (30.085687, -9.663549) with its cliffs and troglodyte houses (north of the village), hike from Sidi R’bat to Sidi Binzarne (30.057060, -9.654547) on the mouth of the Wadi Massa to observe birds (migratory birds, wading birds, ..), visit of the National Park . There are plenty of choices!
You have the possibility to go even further for an unforgettable day:
Option 1 = Take the south direction towards Sidi Boulfdayel (29.978064, -9.724638) and take the track which runs along the coast (30kms)
Option 2 = Take the south direction towards Oulad Noumer and take the track to the right at point (29.887378, -9.716419) to get closer to the coast. Then take direction due south, following the track in the middle of the dunes, stroll and relaxation by the ocean, paragliding … (20kms). These 2 routes end north of Aglou (29.803610, -9.825258). From this point, there is the possibility of continuing due south by road to the small village of Mirleft, or end the day in Tiznit or return to Agadir by the N1 road.
If you pass near the Oued Massa (30.031069, -9.644564), you will quickly reach a beach south of the mouth of the Oued: Sidi Wassay (30.054924, -9.685929) where there will be the possibility to make your lunch break in front of succulent grilled fish.
How to get there:
From Agadir, to explore its southern coast, follow the N1 road towards the South (TIZNIT) and use the GPS indications given in this article.
- Souss Massa National Park
- Walk in the dunes
- Swimming / Surfing
- Cave houses
- Coastal track