A romance and mystical appeal of movie Casablanca has added to already fame of Casablanca, though over the years and in reality Casablanca has total make over as contemporary and dynamic with all modern day lifestyle with sprawl of avenues and concords along with noisy traffic jams with little romance, yet that magic has not completely left the place and it is still lurking in many places that you must keep a look out for. A place of aspirational North America, host to many financial and international institutions and centre of Banks and hub for all financial circuit this side, it is a running a race in financial sector with business oriented and forward looking attitude and as one of the busiest ports of this region Casablanca has come a long way and yet has taken with itself the stunning and romantic hint along.
Basically the tourists here are often business travelers and urban admirer and high lifestyle fanatics visiting here, yet the place has some old charm and history to give out along with equally beautiful beaches which are good place to head with your family or leave your kids and wives to enjoy when you are in meeting and later join them to have fun time in this financial city. Definitely this place has good and eloquent people residing and you can find better hooking up then some bimbos or blonds.
Casablanca is the largest city of Morocco which has a historic Medina as its integral part from port in north and Boulevard de la Corniche in west and you can view the coast from Medina. Its year around place to visit and with mild winters and less rains but October can be too hot.
Why Casablanca is a Beach Resort?
The reason Casablanca is still on the list of beach resorts is attractive because of its ever changing scene of its Beach as it has adapted to new times and yet it has beholden its medina for old being the gold. This charisma of Casablanca is what makes financial people putting their offices here, as expats and business class people come here; this is perfect place to get their families on holidays along with them and also to the lovers of chic and aficionado of urban life. Also it has simply good places of accommodation and best of resorts and hotels that you can look out for relaxation after your business deals and even if you are here for vacation and not on business trips then well and good rather very good. Casablanca is a good place for singles as well as couples.
Ain Diab is a very trendy beach front with all sexy and chic people hang out and you may come across local celebrity enjoying the sun and sand with water there. locals do swim here but visitors prefer the pools in their resorts and beach clubs and they are better options as at beach it gets rough and breezy. The place has urban vibe and within reach from city center. Seafront of Boulevard de la Corniche are meeting place of young where there is lined with café’s and clubs and beach bars. There are memberships available to avail for clubs also some hotels allow non guest to enter but after paying some fee.
The melting pot of European culture with Maghrebian culture as its pride along with Arabs and Muslim culture, even the city’s some places look as if they have been transported here from Marseille along with European veneer to this place. With tinge of European décor and architecture in its palm lines boulevards and places filled with apartments along with its old Medina with its souks, markets zigzag alleys, narrow streets lined with numerous brass wares and handicrafts products etc. shop in this authentic old times place which will make you go back to olden days, don’t miss to buy leather bags and jewellery and also the colorful and artistic rugs and throws. If you look out for labels, and trendy wear then France come to rescue here for many elegant and glamour things in are called Anfa which is the smartest and coolest place in west side and one rocking place of Casablanca.
Casablanca is so beautiful city filled with mosque and buildings in art décor of French architecture in area around Mohammed V; with add from modern day modernist architecture of Morocco. The hallmark of Casablanca is immense and stunning and intricately beautiful Hassan II Mosque which is boulevard Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdullah which is a largest mosque outside Mecca which is built with 220m minaret and can accommodate around 25,000 worshippers and the most amazing thing is it is open to non-Muslims visitors unlike any other mosque all over in Morocco.
Even traveling inside the city is not tedious or you know cumbersome though it has traffics but the bus service, petit taxis and renting of cars is all easy here and even if you wana travel out of Casablanca and explore there are trains and all. Its cool and super place man!
Casablanca, offers within its reach by road or train, the Morocco’s capital, Rabat, there you can admire gasp at some of the most impressive Arab monuments and testaments of Morocco, which are dating from the Almohad and Merenid dynasties. And the best is the stunning minarets of the Almohad Mosque and the simply breath taking and gorgeous Chellah ruins, along with Islamic tombs dated back to the 13th century and remnants of a Roman temple and forum founded in 200BC.
Even the nightlife is rocking and attractiyou can taste the best and sumptuous local food here. The place boulevard de la Corniche at Ain Diab is answer if you are alone and lonesome tonight and if you looking for some treat to take home, chic suburb Anfa are the places where you must go to see the night and let yourself seen to be on the party place of Casablanca. You can see young strutting their stuff and grooving and swinging in the live bands or club music don’t miss out the happening place of Rick’s Café. If you wana take your wife or girl friend or even your extramarital affair then the happening Ma Bregtagne at boulevard Océan Atlantique, in Sidi Abderrahmane, is the right place but do book yourself a table there first. It’s a first class restaurant which serves superb French-Moroccan dishes. The ambience and setting is cool, trendy, and sleek in the oceanfront property which is surrounded by manicured private gardens. The highlight of this place is its ever-changing menu which makes full use innovation and creativity in cooking and making dishes with the help of local ingredients such as argan oil which has got slightly nutty flavor and that’s used to cook freshly caught fish, squid, lobster and prawns. The food here is sumptuous and delicious as you have got so many choices which range from French classics for European food and spicy and delicious Asian dishes with a fusion of Chinese noodle dishes which are delectable, completely mouth watering food experience you will have in Casablanca with just about everything available, one of a great place for international-style dining. Though you are a jerk and moron if you don’t try the local dishes here! The local specialties are mind blowing yummy, try out restaurants, roadside stalls and bars that serve these dishes which include some best local dish of excellent grilled fish, pastillas a pies stuffed with pigeon, mechoui i.e.a roasted lamb,don’t miss out by far the best and scrumptious thé à la menthe a mint tea very famous here, or innumerable types of filled up kebabs, check out hearty bean stews which is incomparable in some of the simple eateries in the central market. Also a best place for French meal is La Taverne Du Dauphin on 115 boulevard Felix Houphouet Boigny-elHansil.
Hey guys Casablanca is truly an immortalized beach resort for such extravagance is hard to find in another places and you can also do your business along with your holiday and well this will keep your wife and kids happy and help you maintain the work life balance and just the scenario here is simply beautiful and you will really have good time here with whatever purpose that you are here for. Casablanca is still evolving place as Beach resort and as well as the financial hub of Morocco. The place has so much to give, share and expand into. Don’t miss out this place if you are coming to Morocco.