The multicultural El Jadida-Mazagan

El Jadida - Mazagan

Once known as Mazagan, this city built by the Portuguese has proudly looked out over the ocean since the 16th century. Its exceptionally well preserved architectural treasures and the fabulous blend of European and Moroccan cultural influences have earned it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Visit the mysterious cistern with its grandiose arches, which film buffs may recognize as a setting for some of the scenes in the Orson Welles version of "Othello". Today many movie and television productions still come to El Jadidafor its abundant charms.

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Kerzner International Group, which built the Atlantis complex in Dubai, chose an idyllic site between a verdant eucalyptus forest and the splendid El Haouzia beach to create the Mazagan luxury resort.

El Jadida-Mazagan is a city that straddles the past and the present, offering visitors an array of activities. Make the most of its beaches, ultra-contemporary golf courses and the festive ambiance of the resort or learn about ancient traditions at the Moulay-Abdellah Amghar moussem. At this time-honored festival, you can watch a falconry demonstration and attend epic events like the Fantazia.

El Jadida-Mazagan may be a resort town, but it has authentic charm. 

Example Experiences

These are simply suggestions for the kind of holiday you might have. Yours will be tailored, altered, and refined until it matches you completely.

Active Journeys

Amazing Morocco handpicked an array of activities such as cycling in different regions in Morocco, hiking and trekking in the Atlas Mountains, & epic rock formations in the south east, Surfing in the Atlantic coast, camel & donkey trekking, hot air ballooning and also fishing!

Royal experiences

Imagine spending a night in a palace in a charming bustling city, then the next day you go to a breath-taking Kasbah at the heart of the mountains then you fly on a private jet to ride a camel in the desert and spend the night in an extravagant tent...

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