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Tamraght

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Tamraght is a small berber fishing village situated on a hillside over looking the atlantic ocean about 17kms north of Agadir. This is a traditional fishing community which has grown over the years and is popular with Europeans, looking for cheap second homes in the sun.

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Buses as well as shared taxis run frequently from Agadir to Aurior, Tamraght and then onto Taghazout. The bus from Agadir is 5,5dhs and a shared taxi 10dhs. From Marrakesh the only direct connection is a shuttle run by Souk to Surf. Trips take around 4 hours and are run in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles. The price is €20 per person and there are a few different pick up points in Marrakesh (including the Medina and airport). The same company also runs from Essaouira - that trip takes 3 hours and costs €15 and Imsouane for €10 Direct transfers in safe, modern and comfortable minibuses. Slightly more expensive than a regular bus, but faster and much more convenient. Free water and WiFi on board. Book tickets online in advance of travel. Luggage (including surfboards) carried free of charge. Friendly drivers who speak good English.

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The beaches are excellent, there are kiosks selling drinks, two sections where you can hire a sunbed for 10dhs. There are surf shops. lessons and board hire. Remember that you can usually get a deal on prices, you do have to haggle! Camel rides and horse riding is also on offer, again discuss price beforehand.

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There are a number of cafes, throughout the village, a chemist, bakers, butcher, small shops, selling basic provisions, barbers, which does a great cut and shave for a fraction of European prices. There is a cafe, serving sandwiches and restaurant, called Brahims, which serves excellent seafood and is popular with locals, especially at the weekend or try Restaurant Sanabil with super delicious traditional food for good prices.Keep in mind that they make the food freshly so it takes some time to be prepared.

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The village is dry, so no alcohol is on sale here, buy beers etc from Uniprix or Marjane, both in Agadir.

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There is a wide range of accommodation available from basic surf lodges, apartments, villas and even a luxury riad. Prices are much cheaper than in Agadir and great deals can be had.

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