The Riu Palace Tikida Agadir takes the term ‘luxury’ to a new level – a beachfront location and a chic pool scene are among its top credentials.
This hotel is right next to the beach, part of which is reserved for hotel guests, so it’s easy to flit from pool to sand throughout the day. It’s on Agadir’s shop and restaurant-lined main promenade, too.
A huge pool steals the show outside, while indoors you’ve got a handful of à la carte eateries and a spa.
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Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, with optional dining at Fusion, Moroccan and Italian restaurants. Unlimited selection of local and imported alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, served until 24.00. Snacks at set times.
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With an adjoining whirlpool bath, this expansive, angular pool, flanked with palm trees and day beds, is an ideal place to relax. During the winter months the pool is heated.
It's here that you'll have the choice of eating in the main restaurant or al fresco on the terrace. There’s a mix of local specialities and international favourites, so you’ll find everything from chicken tagine and couscous to pasta dishes on offer, along with live cooking stations.
Tikida Spa wellness centre*
This place is all indoors, and houses a beautiful pool with plenty of sun loungers. It's an ideal place to get away from it all.
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Twin rooms here, feature a cream backdrop with soft chocolate tones and can sleep up to four. There's air-conditioning or heating and a ceiling fan for your comfort, too.
twin room with pool view
These twin rooms have the added bonus of a sea view and feature a cream backdrop with soft chocolate tones. They can sleep up to three with either twin or a double bed, plus a sofa-bed in the living area. There's air-conditioning or heating and a ceiling fan for your comfort, too.
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Hotel 5 star, service 3
Mixed reviews for this hotel. First the positive points. It looks like a 5 star hotel and is kept very clean. Pool area is lovely and the pool guys will move beds, bring you towels or anything you want. The rooms are very nice, cleaned everyday and mini bar restocked everyday. The main restaurant is nice and food is good but gets a bit boring after a few days as menu is repetitive. Breakfast is mainly cold and you have to pester to get coffee and service as the waiters stand folding napkins all morning. The two restaurants you have to book are worth trying. The food was lovely but service again very poor. Drinks are really good. All named spirits and cava part of inclusive. location not bad. Near to shops and a few bars and restaurants. Harbour is a 20 minute walk along the beach. Now the negative. The sevice in the restaurants is very bad until you tip. Once you start tipping they will start serving you. I hate having to tip to get service but its a must if you want serving. The bar is even worse. In a 5 star I have alway had drinks served at your table but here you have to queue at the bar. A busy bar with not enough staff and the staff don't know who to serve first so who ever shouts the loudest gets served first. As this is the only bar this really ruined our holiday. The other bar in the brochure only opens for the evening entertainment which starts around 9.45. The beach for Agadir is not looked after very well and with no staff or bar is swamped with sellers. They even get abusive if you say no. I have been to Agadir at the same time every year for 5 years now and this was my worst visit. Normally stopping at the riu tikida beach which is a 4 star on the same road. I would recommend that over this hotel. I though a 5 star would be so much better but was disappointed. All in all looks lovely and feels luxurious but the service lets it down big time. We went without drinks some nights just to save getting mad at the bar. I would not recommend this hotel if you like 5 star hotels.More
Loved this hotel, my daughter and I had an amazing week there in November. Flight and transfers fine no issues. First impressions of the hotel were wow however the room we were allocated at the hotel was not good, it had a balcony overlooking the staff entree nice an the bins. We asked reception if this could be changed and were told no problem but it would be the next day. Later that evening the manager overheard my daughter complaining to the thomson rep about the room and that we were there for my birthday, we got an amazing room (an upgrade) and a really sweet little present for my birthday. All the staff were super efficient, friendly and attentive, I really can't understand what some people complain about. We did not tip and always got great service often had drinks brought to our table without even asking for them. The food in all inclusives is always an issue for us as vegetarians, we were not well catered for and I would warn other vegetarians be careful what you eat we found prawns in a cheese pizza. For meat eaters though the food looked good, varied and pleantyful. We did some excursions the 4x4 would definitely recommend, Marrakech is a good excursion but the free time in the square is not for the feint hearted, the buggies are great fun. Great holiday 2nd time in a Riu hotel and won't be the last it's my brand of choice now More
carole152001, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
This is a great hotel, the all inclusive is a really good deal, with great generosity from the hotel. The food is very good and plentiful, the room are great. The hotel is right on a beautiful beach, with amazing sunsets . The staff are lovely AND the weather terrific. Couldn't ask for more!More
Clare A, Frodsham, United Kingdom
Not child friendly per se, Brilliant.
We spent last week at this hotel and it exceeded all of our expectations. Before we went I perused a review from a woman on here complaining about her children being given dirty looks. Let's get something straight, the Thompson catalogue is full of Child Friendly Hotels that have the facilities and staff to deal with children and give them a good holiday. This is not one of them. This hotel accepts children but it mainly aims at couples of all ages and single adults. We found that children had been brought here and using one of the excellent 'Special' restaurants on two nights we were entertained by young children shouting and bashing things around in what where 'romantic' places full of couples. Naturally there were some older children who were all well behaved as they had either few peers to lead them astray or they were genuinely well behaved. So moan over, if you want to avoid child friendly hotels full of screaming children but want to take yours with you, remember that you will get dirty looks from the people away to chill, have a drink, watch a show and go swimming, not suffer the noise of other peoples offspring. Back to the hotel, it's massive and can absorb comfortably all who want to stay there from the rooms both public and private to the swimming pools and outside areas. The bedroom was enormous with a balcony, large lounge area down from the bedroom, massive bedroom with wide screen TV an a bed bigger than normally found in the US. A separate changing room with wardrobes, a fridge and free bar. then through to the bathroom with separate toilet and bidet, two sinks and then a large bath with a great shower. The foyer and bar, which is open 24 hours is comfortable and welcoming and off this is the dining room with ample seats and massive selection of great food. Outside you find acres of gardens with fountains and shrubbery, individual covered cabanas for sunbathing or entertaining as in the better class of US hotel. Tons of real wood sunbeds with thick sponge mattresses. Two bars, one that you can swim up to and two enormous swimming pools. Also in the area is another large dining room for lunch or brunch with again a great selection of food. The entertainment is OK and the Thomson reps very helpful. The hotel staff are absoulutely brilliant, helpful and eager to please. At the rear of the hotel is the ocean with private beach and a long clean and well kept promenade for anyone who wants to walk of the unlimited food intake! We have to nit pick though. The door to the fridge in our room was lower than the main door lip so had to be lifted to open it. A piece of something under the fridge would cure this very cheaply. We will certainly stay here again.More
Paul H, Winsford Cheshire
Just come back from a week in this hotel. It can't be faulted I think Agadir is well kept secret. The staff can't do enough for you. We were at the Tikida Beach last year where you had to tip to get anything. Here you can tip for excellent service. It is kept beautifully clean the pool is wonderful all be it a bit cold but most pools are this time of year. Some of the shows are a bit twee but they try hard. There's a lovely walk to the Marina with a few coffee shops on the quay. Hawkers approach you but a polite no thank you and they leave you alone. Every day about 4 o'clock the locals promenade with their children and the youngsters play football on the beach its a lovely experience. A visit to the Souk is a must just to see all the local veg and fruit on show. The Haman massage arranged by Thompson is a wonderful experience. It was interesting going left out of the hotel to see how the storms earlier this month have affected the beach. We will definitely be back next year. Thank you Riu for a wonderful winter break. A special mention for Malika and Hamit.More
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