Hotels in Saidia
Saidia is a seaside resort on the Mediterranean coast of the region of Oriental in the North African kingdom of Morocco. This small city has been nicknamed the Blue Pearl of Morocco because of the turquoise color of the water. Thousands of tourists come to the discount hotels in Saidia to enjoy the beautiful climate and the miles of golden sandy beaches. The water is crystal clear, and the beaches slope gently into the sea, making swimming here attractive to families with small children. The beaches are said to be much more like those of the Caribbean than the Mediterranean.In addition to the exclusive hotels and budget hotels in Saidia, there is a brand new marina with berths for up to 1000 yachts, including the big super yachts. The marina is lined with shops, bars and restaurants. There is also a new commercial center with 250 retail units, including boutiques selling designer merchandise and local Moroccan artifacts. Golf lovers can enjoy the El Palmeral Golf Club and the Blue Pearl Golf Resort. There are also tennis courts and gyms. The nearby mouth of the Moulouya River is a nature preserve where you can see flocks of pink flamingos feeding in the shallows. Saidia is less than an hours drive from the historic town of Oujda, which dates back to Roman times.