If you want to experience some incredible scenery, then a drive along the coastal road towards Safi will reveal a landscape of surprising contrasts. From the lush market gardens to the fascinating salt marshes, you'll find natural curiosities between the desert and the ocean, plus excellent attractions within Safi itself, like the National Museum of Ceramics.
If you love seafood, and oysters in particular, then you're in the right place, as Oualidia is known as the oyster capital of Morocco. The oysters raised here originate from the Marennes-Oléron region of France. The first samples were shipped here in the 1950s, and the Oualidia oyster farm is now the most advanced in all of Morocco.
If you've always wanted to learn how to surf, now's your opportunity. The lagoon offers a very safe environment for beginners to learn on small waves, and seasoned professionals will provide you with equipment and training. If you've got experience, and want a challenge, you can always take on the larger waves outside the lagoon.
The Oualidia lagoon creates a paradise for both migrating and resident birds who rely on the water, including flamingos, waders, egrets and herons. Take a ride on a boat during high tide to see an incredible variety of bird species up close. Enjoy a leisurely day spent exploring and appreciating the vibrant, exotic bird life.
Stroll along the beach for a chance to fully admire the spectacular views of the lagoon, and the ocean behind it. Oualidia's lagoon remains a calming place of escape throughout the year, due to its secluded atmosphere, and its welcoming waters. Learn how to windsurf in the lagoon, sunbathe on the pristine beaches, or dine along the shore.