Want to discover Laâyoune? There are a thousand ways to do it. At the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and at the gates of the Sahara, Laayoune "the city of sands" in which the sand beach and the desert sand meet, welcomes its visitors in a natural splendid and varied setting. In less than a century, Laayoune,has set itself as the capital of the Sahara region, has developed rapidly, becoming the first economic and administrative pole of the Saharan Provinces.
Laâyoune is the largest city in the Moroccan Sahara. It is located on the Atlantic coast, 500 km south of Agadir and 400 km west of Tindouf, on the road to Dakhla.
It is controlled and administered by Morocco since 1975. It has a population of 200,000 inhabitants. Do not miss the beach of Foum El Oued in Laayoune-Plage: Located on the edge of the town of Laayoune, it extends to the Atlantic Ocean, the Souke dromedaries: This popular district is experiencing intense economic activity , By the abundance of shops, by an extraordinary craftsmanship, and by its large market, the National Cultural Center: Located in the place of Abdelaziz, this center includes a music room as well as a large reading room.
The books contained there are translated into several languages, including Arabic, French, English and Spanish. You can also visit Place du Méchouar: It is a very large square decorated with four magnificent monuments at each corner of the place. Laayoune took advantage of the development of the southern provinces as well as numerous investments.