Riu opens new Morocco hotel

Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout has almost 45,000 square meters of terraces and gardens. Photo credit: Riu Hotels & Resorts

Riu Hotels & Resorts has opened Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout, an all-inclusive hotel in Morocco’s Taghazout Bay area, 15 kilometers north of Agadir. 

The hotel is Riu’s sixth in the country through its Moroccan partner Tikida Group, and covers more than 44 acres in the main Atlantic Plan Azur resort.

Among its 504 rooms are five swim-up suites that link directly to one of the main pools. Dining spaces include the main restaurant—Le Tara—and three themed restaurants: Krystal, Bâbor steakhouse and Le Musk.


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Riu Palace Tikida Taghazout has almost 45,000 square meters of terraces and gardens with five pools set up in a cascading format. The hotel also has two infinity pools facing the beach, as well as an indoor pool, a children’s pool, a spa, a gym, a steam room, a sauna and a jacuzzi.

With this opening, Riu now has six hotels in Morocco: three in the Agadir region, two in Marrakech and now one in Taghazout. A complete renovation of Riu Tikida Garden (Marrakech) is planned for next winter, and Riu and Tikida are planning to renovate their entire portfolio of hotels.

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