The RIU Tikida Taghazout Palace, located north of Agadir, will be the first hotel in the chain in this small fishing village.
RIU Hotels & Resorts has opened the Riu Tikida Taghazout Palace Agadir, 5-star hotel with 24-hour all-inclusive formula located in the area of Taghazout Bay, the new tourist destination of Morocco, 18 km north of the city of Agadir. The hotel, the 6th of RIU in Morocco in partnership with its Moroccan partner Tikida group, is located on a paradise beach, facing the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, where a private area with sun loungers is exclusively reserved for guests.
The hotel, which extends over 18 ha in the heart of the largest Atlantic Resort Plan Azur Morocco, offers all the services of the prestigious range Riu Palace, has 504 rooms, including five luxurious swim-up suites with direct access at one of the main pools. Guests can also enjoy the full international cuisine buffet at the main restaurant, Le Tara, and three themed restaurants, namely Krystal, the Bâbor steakhouse open in the evenings, and Le Musk, which offers Moroccan specialties.
The Riu Tikida Palace Taghazout has impressive terraces and gardens of more than 45,000 m² where there are 5 huge pools with elegant cascading design with beautiful Balinese beds all around. For guests who wish to be even closer to the sea, the hotel offers 2 infinity pools facing the beach, as well as an indoor pool and a special pool for the little ones. It also has a full Tikida Spa, with a varied menu of beauty and relaxation treatments, as well as a gym, a steam bath, a sauna and a jacuzzi.
The hotel has everything you need to spend your family vacation. It offers entertainment for the little ones at the RiuLand, daytime activities for adults and a night program of shows and live music, in addition to many activities at RiuArt studio. All these services have been designed to help customers disconnect and enjoy their vacation and free time.
In addition, its location on the seafront, 10 minutes from the golf course Tazegzout and 5 km from the beautiful fishing village allows you to enjoy all the essence of the bay of Taghazout.
With the opening of the Riu Tikida Palace Taghazout, the 2 partners now have 6 hotels in Morocco, including 3 in the Agadir area, 2 in Marrakech and the latter in Taghazout. For the next winter season 2019/2020, it is planned to completely renovate the Riu Tikida Garden (Marrakech) and reposition it in TUI Blue Tikida Garden, by RIU, for adults. RIU and Tikida continue to invest resolutely in the renovation of their entire hotel portfolio, adapting to customer needs and promoting innovation in its comprehensive reform proposals.
Recall that Groupe Tikida was initiated in 1968 and is co-chaired by Mr. Guy Marrache and Ahmed Benabbes-Taarji. The group has more than 50 years of experience in the tourism sector, starting with the receptive sector of travel, then transportation. Since 1990, it has focused on hotels, well-being, golf and entertainment. The Tikida Group today has nearly 3,000 hotel rooms mainly in Marrakech, Agadir, Casablanca and Taghazout, in partnership with several European leaders in the sector. It employs more than 2,800 people.
The international channel RIU was created in Mallorca (Spain) in 1953. It was then a small company of holidays of the Riu family, founder and current owner of third generation. The company has turned to holiday hotels and today more than 70% of its establishments offer the famous All inclusive by RIU service. With the opening of its first city hotel in 2010, RIU expanded its product range with its own line of urban hotels called Riu Plaza. RIU Hotels & Resorts has more than 93 hotels in 19 countries, with 29,985 employees serving more than 4.5 million customers each year. RIU is currently the 35th largest hotel chain in the world, 4th in Spain in terms of turnover and 4th in number of rooms.