Al Hoceima

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Club Nautique

This is the main restaurant at the port, and a good one. After 6pm you can buy your fish fresh off the boat and have them grill it for you (alternatively, order straight from the menu). The 2nd floor overlooks...

Fast Food in Al Hoceima

Espace Miramar

It’s hard to go wrong at this 5000 sq m complex with a pizzeria, two cafes, a grill restaurant as well as a children’s playground, all perched on the cliffs overlooking the sea, and with occasional live music as...

Cafe in Al Hoceima

Café La Belle Vue

This modern cafe-restaurant gets its name from the terrace at the back overlooking the bay – it really does offer a splendid view. Great for breakfast, coffee, and to take advantage of the wi-fi. There are...

International in Al Hoceima


The huge glass-fronted restaurant at the entrance of the Basilic Hotel has a suitably huge menu, which includes 20 different kinds of breakfast, seafood, stir-fries, pizza, pastries, juice cocktails and even...

Bar in Al Hoceima

Mercure Quemado Resort

The bar of the Mercure hotel is open to nonguests. It's not the cheapest place to have a drink in Al Hoceima, but it may be the nicest, with a deck overlooking the beach.

Fort in Al Hoceima

El Peñón de Alhucemas

One of the plazas de soberanía (places of sovereignty), this extraordinary white island fortress can be seen a few hundred metres off Plage Sfiha, along with the uninhabited Isla de Mar and Isla de Tierra, which...

Beach in Al Hoceima

Plage Sfiha

A short retreat from the city, wide horseshoe-shaped Plage Sfiha looks out on the Spanish-controlled post-colonial relic, El Peñon de Alhucemas. A couple of other Spanish islands are also visible to the west. The...

Beach in Al Hoceima

Cala Bonita

Because of its location south of town, Cala Bonita pebble beach manages to avoid some of the crowds, though there are still plenty of umbrellas during summer. The beach is flanked by a cafe, restaurant and a...

Beach in Al Hoceima

Plage Quemado

Located in a pretty, steep-sided bay, the yellow sand beach below the Mercure Quemado Resort is a popular hang-out spot in the summer for taking a dip and gawking at the adjacent rock face, which is topped with...

Port in Al Hoceima


The port is mainly used for a large commercial fishing operation. It's a great place to watch the catch being unloaded, and to find dinner: vendors line up with fresh fish; have your selection grilled at the Club...

Beach in Al Hoceima

Plage Isri

This 100m-long grey-sand beach is a good option for soaking in some rays outside of the city bustle. A few food shacks along the beach serve fresh catch during the summer months. It's 5km south of town.

Bar in Al Hoceima

Club Nautique

Breathe in the fresh salty sea air with a Moroccan beer atop the Club Nautique fish restaurant. The bar here usually attracts quite a crowd, especially when football is on one of the televisions.

Italian in Al Hoceima

La Dolce Pizza

The terrace at this cute Italian bistro thrust out into the chaos of Place du Rif is a great place to people watch and have some pizza, shawarma or salad. Service is appallingly slow, menu items are rarely all...

Market in Al Hoceima


Stock up on produce, spices, dates and other snacks at Al Hoceima's bustling street market. Fish is freshest in the mornings.