A bolstered littoral town on the northwest of the enigmatic and alluring Morocco. Asilah is the magic bullet for this having a penchant for the harmonious blend of Spain and Moroccan tradition.
This town, event hall embellished with exhilarating pieces of art, can be explored by foot in the short span of a day; however, this compact size does not trivialize the charm and magnificence of this town.
Admire the artwork
The white-washed walls that are garnished with the painting all over are, in fact, the centre of all attractions. These artworks change every year, and each tourist can stroll across the lane admiring each piece of art, losing his track at the watch.
In contrast to the orthodox black or brown coloured medina walls, these mural finished walls add up to the unorthodoxy and innovation of the site.
Bike rides along the Promenade
The sweet promenade and exquisite streets complimenting the prime seaside location is a sight to behold. It would be best if you weren’t taken aback by the bike ride facilities offered but the local hotels, considering the delectable layout, situation, and architecture of Asilah.
Every year, the arts festival enlivens each corner of the street into entertaining centres with the arrival of artists across the globe. Artists are then given the opportunity to lighten up those walls with their piece of art. While tourists around the world can satiate their senses throughout the year, a visit to the festival is a must.
Shop in the Little Souk
Shopping at the marvel Souk is a fashion on any day, but Thursdays turn out to be the market day. You can never underestimate the faculties in this small town. You may get anything ranging from souvenirs, textiles to instruments.
A silent wander across those streets would ensure a sure bargain at the local art stores where the artist would be busily trying to engage you into his business.
The numerous parapets were fashioned in the 15th century when Asilah was a Portuguese colony. These city walls have undergone revamping and hence testifies to its present exemplary condition. This is one crucial facet that provides the ethos of the antediluvian Asilah and thereby conferring character and history to an already enigmatic town.
Encompassing the old medina, there are ramparts with two piers, the southern one is accessible for the public and bestows a splendid sunset view.
Asilah has an exclusive and enchanting beach. If you want to relish in tranquility and escape the bustling beach at the ancient medina, Paradise Beach is your magic bullet. This beach is also less rocky and enables visitors to roister in the soft textured sand and a serene ambiance.
This seclusion is ideal for those souls who love a private and peaceful haven. To furnish that complete seaside escapade relish a cup of Spanish chiringuito and a traditional camel ride.