Fireside shisha in the Le Riad bar and cocktails in the Le So nightclub
Nightly music and performances give insight into Moroccan culture
Beachfront location, but the hotel is also within strolling distance of the bars and restaurants on Agadir’s central boulevards
What To Know
Rebuilt following an earthquake in 1960, Agadir is a modern resort city; it lacks the traditional ambience of other Moroccan cities
There are more than 300 rooms and suites — do not expect an intimate boutique hotel
European families descend en masse during the Christmas holidays
Parking on site
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A contemporary palm-laden Moroccan palace on the golden sand of Agadir's beach
Inspired by traditional Berber architecture, the Royal Bay brings to the heart of modern Agadir a sense of the ancient calm found in the Moroccan countryside. Hand-crafted cedar doorways, arches, fountains and domes create the feeling of a sumptuous palace or riad — as imagined by architect Chan Sau Yan, whose other buildings include Singapore’s landmark Tokio Marine Centre. The decor amplifies the sun-drenched splendor, with antiques, artworks and Moroccan carpets, poolside palms and fires flickering in the balmy evenings. The dominant color is orange; it's seen everywhere, from the seats in the alfresco restaurant to the towels at the beachfront pools. It reflects southern Morocco’s citrus groves and year-round sunshine. While this five-star Sofitel hotel is a perfect spot for dedicated sunbathing, it’s also easy to pass the days with water sports, golf or daytrips to the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the Sahara.
In the Area
Agadir’s long, golden beach is the best place to spend time; available activities include windsurfing and jet-skiing. Within walking distance of the hotel are the Musée du Patrimonie Amazigh, which displays Berber craftwork and artifacts, and the Mémoire d’Agadir museum, which commemorates the earthquake that devastated Agadir in 1960. At sunset stroll up the seafront promenade to the marina, which has excellent restaurants including 33Yacht Adress, or embark on an excursion to the 16th-century kasbah overlooking Agadir. For an authentic experience of Morocco, take a taxi two and a half miles inland to Souq al-Had, where a jumble of stalls sells everything from local crafts to herbal potions.
Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Resort
Bp 226 Cite Founty P4
How to Get There
The preferred airport for Sofitel Agadir is Agadir (AGA-Al Massira) - 19.4 km / 12.1 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.