The Riu Tikida Dunas is all about the swimming pool – or, should we say, swimming pools. There are four in total, and they’re absolutely huge. The three outdoor ones come with all the added extras you can think of, like water polo nets, wooden bridges and even palm-dotted islands. And when you fancy a spot of sunbathing, you can pick between the terraces and gardens that snake their way between the pools. Inside, meanwhile, you’ll find yet another waterhole. It’s part of the hotel’s spa, which also offers up massages and a hammam.
Elsewhere, there’s plenty to keep you busy. If sports are your thing, try your hand at a game of tennis, football or basketball. The hotel also puts on more unusual activities like painting classes.
When it comes to dining, you’re spoilt for choice. The main restaurant serves up big buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Expect home-from-home favourites, on-the-spot cooking stations and local specialities. Or head to the Moroccan or grill eateries on alternating days where you can tuck into succulent lamb or the catch of the day.
The bedrooms, meanwhile, are spacious and modern. Décor-wise, yellow ceilings and blue furnishings give each one a beach-like feel. Air-conditioning and satellite TVs provide the supporting cast.
Lastly, the setting of the Tikida Dunas is worthy of a mention. Not only does the hotel sit on its own stretch of hourglass-fine sand, but it’s just footsteps from shops, restaurants and bars, too. And the bright lights of Agadir are just a ten-minute walk away.
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Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Selected local-brand alcohol, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Snacks at set times.
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Oceane Wellness and beauty centre*
With massages, reflexology, facials, nails and waxing on the menu.
2 outdoor pools
With sunbeds, parasols and towels.
Open on alternate days to the Grill restaurant.
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We stayed at this hotel from the 24th of March for ten days First the positive. The location and environs of the hotel are very good. The room did need updating but was very clean and spacious . Food was fine although we both felt it was not as good as the last time we visited a year ago. The hotel staff were wonderful, and we're always ready to help and always with a smile. Now the negative aspects. Hotel management were aloof and showed preference for certain guests. On our last day we had to leave the room at midday despite not leaving the hotel until 8.30 in the evening. This made our last day stressful and tiring and what added to this was to find out that some guests had been allowed to keep their rooms. We told the rep we were happy to pay but he, along with the hotel abdicated all responsibility for us as guests. My husband is not in good health but there was no recognition that an elderly man should not be treated this way. We have stayed at this hotel three times but again, there was no acknowledgement that we were returning guests and it might be nice for a hotel to take notice of this. There are lots of hotels in agadir should we wish to return but it would not be to the tikida dunasMore
annimckay, Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice hotel in a lovely setting
This is a large hotel with the rooms situated in several large blocks around the extensive grounds. The room was large, with a sofa as well as a very large bed and a balcony. The was a partial sea view. As well as a bathroom with bath and shower there was a separate WC and bidet. One problem was the lack of tea/coffee making facilities in the room and it was quite a trek to the restaurants and bars. If you like to make a tea or coffee in the morning take a small kettle and bits to make them yourself. The other problem was the lack of hangers for the clothes (only three were provided). Reception called a couple a short while after our arrival and asked if everything was OK with the room, so asked for some more hangers. 'No problem' was the answer, 'we'll send the house keeper with more'. Three hours later, no hangers so I went to reception 'We'll get some sent to your room immediately' was their answer. The hangers never showed up! The hotel is fully inclusive and the food is buffet service in a large main restaurant and also in a smaller restaurant specialising in Moroccan food. There is no extra charge for this. The food was the best I have ever had in a buffet service restaurant. Plenty of choice and never really crowded. However, take something to 'mark' your table as occupied as you may come back from getting your next course to find your table has been cleared and someone else is sitting there! The smaller speciality restaurant is well worth a visit. Quieter and more relaxed with live music sometimes. The large bar and lounges are comfortable and the staff are all, without exception, friendly and helpful. The place is kept immaculately clean inside and out. The rooms are cleaned daily and there is always a team of gardeners working in the grounds. As soon as a leaf falls off a tree they are there! The pools are immaculate and there are plenty of sun loungers. You are provided with a token to exchange for a pool towel at the kiosk by the pool. Make sure you return the towels at the end of the day and collect your tokens as there is a charge for lost token when you checkout. One nice touch are the 'cat cafes' around the place. Stray cats are enevitable at these places. Here they have taken responsibilty for them and feed them, have them neutered and vaccinated. Another nice touch is the person sited just inside the main entrance who makes mint tea for anyone who wants it. The hotel is situated on the main prom which stretches several km and is lined with similar big hotels with the occassional areas featuring cafes and small restaurants. Nice to stroll along. You will be approached by hawkers, but they do take 'no' as an answer. At the far end is the marina but you have to take a copy of your passport (reception do the copying free) as its a mixed leisure and military area. Reception also do money exchange and the rate is reasonable. Only change a small amount as you are only allowed to take a small amount of the local currency out of the country. Customs DO check as you leave. Its a closed currency so you cannot buy in advance. The beach is wide and sandy with various facilities, although the sea is the Atlantic, not the Med. so bigger waves and colder. Presumably good for surfing, but not sure about that. All in all a very nice hotel in a lovely setting. Agadir is modern so there is not much of the Moroccan culture , but worth a visit in winter, as the weather is generally good.More
DavetheHerbalist, Tring, United Kingdom
Lovely Hotel. Food, Location and Staff… Cant wait to go back!
We stayed at this lovely hotel for 7 nights on the 13th March, as we always do before we go away we take a look at the TripAdvisor reviews, one review suggested the best place to stay at this hotel was in block 5 and to request block 5 as it’s the best view of the sea, its right in the corner of the grounds facing out to sea, and you can sit on the balcony and watch the lovely sunsets, we did this and got room 5106 1st floor, and it was perfect, very big and spacious and facing out to sea. The staff at this hotel are very helpful and attentive at meal times, the food is of a very high standard and there is plenty of variety so plenty of choice for every one. You will never go hungry, as there is always something to eat from 7am to 11pm. At the rear of the hotel is a gateway which leads you onto the promenade, its about 2 miles long all the way to the Marine, which really comes to life at night. It’s a lovely walk, but as we did you can hire cycles very cheaply by the hour right out side the rear gate, which I recommend you do as its so much fun riding along, there are so many cafes along the promenade, you can stop anytime for a cappuccino, cold drink tea or a bite to eat. We chose Agadir as its by the sea, lovely beach, but we do recommend a trip to Marrakech, which is an amazing experience. You will not be disappointed with this hotels location, food, and service. One last point, the room was cleaned every day to a high standard, and clean fresh towels supplied every day in the room. We will defiantly stay here again, but have been told that it will be closing around November time for about 5 months for a complete refurbishment. One last point, there is a small fridge in the room, but no tea making facilities, but if you ask the reception for a kettle, one is supplied to you with a small deposit which is returnable, pick up some cups from the dining area, and some milk, and make your self a cupa in the room and watch the sunset :)….More
st1ven33, Southampton, United Kingdom
Just got back from this hotel. The only thing that let it down was the food.We found it to be the same old thing and always luke warm if you are a veggie you may struggle abit unless you eat fish.In saying that breakfast was always good. I wouldn't bother going to the Italian restaurant it is not at all nice.The hotel is having a re-fit in November which it does need but all in all it is very clean the rooms are cleaned every day to a very high standard. Beds really hard but you can get a topper for it which really helps. The animation team are fantastic they work very hard they will come and chat to you if you don't want to join in they are not pushy at all. Whilst they are all lovely one young man really stood out his name is YOUNESS. if you need any help or just a little chat he is your man he is great. The pool guy Mohamed Boutage is so so helpful.Their is a lovely pool bar. The pools when we went were really cold but their is a heated indoor pool.The beach is very nice you can hire a push bike just outside the hotel ( beach side) it is a very busy walk way that runs along side the beach it is really nice people jogging walking dogs etc and it is kept very clean. Their is lots and lots of restaurants if you come out of the hotel beach side turn right and just keep walking its a good 30 mins walk and you will come across all sorts of restaurants and the English bar. I hope to return when the hotel re-opens next year I really had the most enjoyable holiday. We had room 5202 that overlooks the Ocean great room. I hope this helps you a little.More
Tina746, Benfleet, England, United Kingdom
Lovely hotel, we went all inclusive therefore we ate all meals at the hotel, food was great lots of variety, alcohol was of good quality also. Weather was hot although very cloudy most of the day, staff are very pleasant and helpful. Leaving the hotel you do get hassled from the locals but nothing major. Would recommend this hotel More
Lauren R, England, United Kingdom
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