Martil and Marina Smir Port
6/9/2010 3:09 PM
Martil and Marina Smir Port, Northern Morocco
Martil is located 6 miles east of Tetouan, the old capital of the Spanish Protectorate. Martil is a pleasant small seaside town; it is also a resort town and fishing port. At the sunset you can enjoy amazing view of the Mediterranean coast, colored boats, and fisherman returning to port loaded with fresh fish. In the port of Marina Smir, located 10 miles from Gibraltar, try tasty kebab of grilled grouper or grilled sardines for your evening meal. If you are a fan of golfing Cabo Negro Golf Club, about ten minutes from Port Marina Smir has 18 holes situated in seaside behind the Rif Mountains. Scuba diving, horse riding, trekking, hunting, fishing can all be enjoyed in Martil and Port Marina Smir.
Driving the road towards Ceuta, you will discover many hidden sandy beaches that are well situated for your pleasure and stretches miles, and usually are much quieter than popular destinations like Agadir
. One of the Mediterranean coast highlight is its white sand and clear blue waters. Many hotels are located along the coast seem to have been designed to take advantage of the amazing surrounding landscape. Nearby north of the city, the resort of Cabo Negro with its long sandy beach is worth a trip.
Martil "moussem" festival is held annually during June/July.
Closest airport: Saniat Rmel Tetouan which is located 15 km northeast of downtown. IATA Code: TTU