One of the plazas de soberanía (places of sovereignty), this extraordinary white island fortress can be seen a few hundred metres off Playa Asfiha, along with the uninhabited Isla de Mar and Isla de Tierra, which fl…
The port is mainly used for a large commercial fishing operation. It is a great place to watch the catch being unloaded, and to find dinner: take your selected fish to the Club Nautique for cooking.
A pretty, steep-sided bay protects the yellow sand of the town beach. The place teems in the summer, providing a great view of Morocco at play. Pedalos are available to hire in season.
A long stretch of grey-sand beach south of Al Hoceima, facing the island town on Peñon de Alhucemas.
A grey-sand beach south of town, with a few eating shacks serving fish during the summer months.
Cala Bonita is a pebble beach south of town.
Slightly down-at-heel area in Al Hoceima with cheap hotels and restaurants, and bus company offices.