Aourir – The up and coming place away from the crowds
Peacefully located in the Moroccan countryside of Aourir also called Banana Village because of the large banana plantations, you’ll get the opportunity to discover the authentic life in Morocco and the sweetest bananas around!Every Wednesday, it’s local market day! Offering a very traditional Moroccan souk experience. You will find stalls selling fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, dried fruits, olives, spices and much, more. Alongside edible items, you can also find Moroccan handicrafts such as rugs and jewellery. It’s a joyful, colourful bazaar and the perfect place to try out your bargaining skills and pick up some truly unique gifts.
Besides the weekly market, Banana village has all commodities: doctors, pharmacies, banks, ATM’s, food shops, argan and honey shops, crafts shops, many cafes and restaurants where you can try all kind of different Moroccan specialities.
Villa Shangri-La, Surf & Yoga
Villa Shangri-La, Surf & Yoga, by Magic Surf Morocco is located in the authentic Berber fishing village of Aourir (Banana Village) at just 5 km from Taghazout, 1 km from Tamraght and 14 km from Agadir and 40 km from its international airport.
It is a quiet retreat, an oasis, far away from the cities hustle and bustle where you can treat yourselves to a relaxing, healthy but yet sporty holiday: surfing, yoga, sunbathing by the pool, learn how to cook traditional Moroccan dishes such as tajine, rfissa, couscous, enjoy traditional Moroccan hammam, argan oil massage, and much more, and wake up every day seeing your stress just flowing away!
Villa Shangri-La, Surf & Yoga, is a stunning, recently built, 3 stories villa with 6 bedrooms fully equipped for your comfort: private shower and toilets (either inside or just outside the bedroom), bed linens, bath towels, air conditioning, heating and garden / swimming pool / mountain views from each room. There are small lounges on each floor with sofas and balconies. On the ground floor, the communal eating and chilling out area opens onto the swimming pool and the garden.
All meals at the villa are included in our various packages and the morning and evening meals are served round the pool in a chilled and relaxed Moroccan atmosphere. Breakfasts include hot drinks, fresh orange juice, fresh fruits, cereals, yogurts, etc. All you need to kick off a great day’s surfing! We also provide picnic lunches that will be taken on the beach between the surf sessions and healthy and delicious home cooked dinners.
Beside the surfing and the yoga, we can provide many other activities according to your wishes: cooking classes, traditional Moroccan hammam and massage, day trip to Paradise Valley, Agadir and Banana Village souks (market), horse riding, camel riding on the beach, excursions to Marrakech and Essaouira, etc.
Furthermore, It’s also the ideal location to explore the beautiful South of Morocco with its magnificent sites like the Legzira beach, Massa National Park, Tiznit – the silver city or the lovely village of Tafraoute. The region is also a fascinating place for foodies, with the argan oil, honey and other local specialities. The air is full of colours and flavours to be remembered for a lifetime. Aourir offers you the possibility to immerse yourselves in the Amazigh traditions.