Al Hoceima, Morocco

Situated in a protected bay bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Al Hoceima is a quiet town that is perfect for a sun-filled holiday!

Fly to northern Morocco and spend your holiday in the modern seaside town of Al Hoceima. The town is situated atop a tall cliff, where you can enjoy phenomenal views of two bays, a beautiful beach and a picturesque fishing port. Al Hoceima is primarily known for its golden yellow sandy beaches. After lazing away the day at the beach, enjoy a delightful meal in the lively harbour, where fresh fish is served daily. Marvellous!

Fly to naturally beautiful Al Hoceima

Located in the Rif Mountains, Al Hoceima boasts magnificent nature. Explore the national park, a hidden gem, where you can discover small farms, high cliffs, canyons and colourful flowers and plants. The unpaved roads through the park make it perfect for hiking and cycling. Want to spend the day shopping for souvenirs? The city centre has wide streets lined with great little shops. Book an affordable ticket to Al Hoceima!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Al Hoceima Airport is located about 17 km from the city centre. The only form of transport to/from the airport is by taxi.
  • Taxi

    The taxi ranks are outside, in front of the airport. Agree a price with the driver in advance to avoid unpleasant surprises. 

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Al Hoceima: 
  • Bus

    A convenient and cheap way to explore the city is by bus. 
    You can buy tickets from the bus driver.
  • Taxi

    Taxis are usually shared in Morocco so that you do not need to pay too much for a trip. If you are travelling by yourself in a taxi, try to haggle and agree the price in advance. You can hail a taxi anywhere on the street in Al Hoceima.

Important information

  • It is recommended to be vaccinated for Hepatitis A and DTP. This is not obligatory.
  • It is not advisable to drink the tap water in Al Hoceima. Should you wish to drink water, it is best to buy bottled mineral water at one of the supermarkets.

Passport and visa

For the latest information about travel documents and any visas you may need, please contact the embassy of the country of your destination.

Time zone

GMT +0 (summer time +1) 
In Al Hoceima, it is 1 hour earlier than it is in the Netherlands.

Currency

The currency used in Al Hoceima is the Dirham (MAD).

Duration of flight

The flight to Al Hoceima takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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