Salt + Air

Moroccan Atlantic

Clear and quiet, along the northern coast of Morocco, Asilah is an abiding calm of beaches, mediterranean buildings, whitewashed houses, and mural clad medina walls. Moving from trade to pirate abode, Asilah is now rich in music and art, hosting festivals and showcasing local fare.

 

Location: Tangier Region of Morocco, 31km south of Tangier

Coordinates: 35°28′N 6°2′W

Population: 2886

Asilah is an abiding calm of beaches, mediterranean buildings, whitewashed houses, and mural clad medina walls.

Asilah, Morocco

Where to Eat

Dar Al Maghrebia

Restaurant Al Alba

Restaurant Tahadart

La Perla Del Atlantico

What To Do

Wander the Madina without the hustle of nearing Moroccan cities

Enjoy hidden street art and crafts of walkways and arches

Water gaze at Puerto de Asilah with views of the town and coastline

Visit during an art fair or muisc festivals

Where to Stay

Hotel Al Alba

Berbari

Dar Tabia

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

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Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

Asilah, Morocco

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Nicole Lindstrom

Nicole Lindstrom

Nicole Lindstrom is a writer and traveler based in New York City. She is the creator and editor of the online travel guide GLDMNE and co-author of Wanderlust, A Modern Yogi’s Guide To Discovering Your Best Self.

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