Anti-Atlas is the name given to the mountainous region to the west of Morocco, in northern Africa. The Anti-Atlas are geographically part of the mighty Atlas Mountain range, which dominates this region. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in the Anti-Atlas region will discover that there is a good choice of self catering rental accommodation available here. There are apartments and townhouses available within the towns and villages dotted throughout the valleys and mountainsides, as well as more traditional rural farmhouses and cottages.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays within Anti-Atlas choose the region as a destination due to its dramatic natural beauty. Many visitors may decide to explore the region by joining an organised tour, most of which centre around the main towns within the region, Tata and Tazenakht. The more experienced visitors may hire a four wheel vehicle and discover the many isolated Berber villages and Kasbahs (castles) found throughout this mainly desolate landscape.
Many tourists looking to spend their holidays in the Anti-Atlas region will be looking to explore the larger towns and cities on the coastal plains and valleys nearby. The coastal city of Agadir is well worth a visit for those willing to travel a little further afield. Agadir boasts some fabulous beaches, often considered to be amongst the best in the whole of Africa. There are also a number of architecturally interesting and historic landmarks and buildings here, the most notable being the Loubnan Mosque. Agadir also has a wealth of interesting museums, including the Musee de Talborjt and the Berber Art Museum.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in the Anti-Atlas region will discover that it enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Summers tend to be dry and warm, with temperatures sometimes reaching the mid 30s degrees Celsius. Winters are milder, with temperatures staying in the mid to late teens. The region receives an average annual rainfall of around 13 inches, much of which will fall in the winter months.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in the Anti-Atlas region will first fly to Agadir-Al Massira Airport (AGA), the largest international airport in the region. There are a number of airlines operating direct flights to this airport, including easyJet, Ryanair and Thomas Cook Airlines. These flights depart from London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN) and Manchester (MAN).