Top things to do in Al Hoceima

Top Choice Seafood in Al Hoceima

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 the w…
Cafe in Al Hoceima

Café La Belle Vue

This cafe-restaurant gets its name from the terrace at the back overlooking the bay – it really does offer a splendid vista. There are several similar cafes on this stretch of Mohammed V with great views.
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 – sitting out on the decking overlooking the beach.
International in Al Hoceima


A classy glass-fronted restaurant on two levels and with quick service. Moroccan standards are all available here, plus plenty of seafood and some decent pasta, pizza and steaks.
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 Playa Asfiha, along with the uninhabited Isla de Mar and Isla de Tierra, which fl…
Fast Food in Al Hoceima

Espace Miramar

It’s hard to go wrong at this 5000-sq-metre complex with a pizzeria, two cafes, a grill and restaurant as well as a children’s playground, all of it perched on the cliffs overlooking the sea, and with occasional liv…
Italian in Al Hoceima

La Dolce Pizza

Also signed as DP, this cute Italian bistro, thrust out into the chaos of Place du Rif, has just four tables inside and some on the pavement. Service is appallingly slow but the ambience makes it a pleasant place to…
Port in Al Hoceima

The Port

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.
Beach in Al Hoceima

Plage Quemado

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.
Bar in Al Hoceima

Club Nautique

An atmospheric option, and the bar here usually attracts quite a crowd. It's a rarity in Morocco – a place where you can drink in the fresh air.