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Where the rich come to swim

Ain Diab

Ain Diab in April, right before the season starts. The now empty beach clubs will soon be filled by more than the handful of brave kids swimming here now.

Ain Diab

Ain Diab

Ain Diab is located a short taxi or bus ride out from Casablanca centre. But — this is really not the place to arrive in a bus: Ain Diab is the place for the chic, and everything is oriented around private clubs along the beach and discos and Western style fast food restaurants along the main road.
The closest that Casablanca comes to a night life where there is a equal participation between the sexes, is here in Ain Diab. But as a surprise to many: a good number of the discos do not serve alcohol.
The night life opportunities might not yet be of European standards, but that is well compensated by the openness and friendliness of the Moroccans.

Ain Diab

Hotels and alternatives
Some good hotels, but perhaps you will have to pay a little bit extra for the location (which, considering that this place is a copy of European beach resorts, might not be as appealing to Europeans as to Moroccans). More to choose from in Casablanca centre.

Restaurants and alternatives
Anonymous food, served with mediocre elegance. If you pay extra for location for a hotel room, all that pay for food as "location". Restrict yourself to a snack or an ice cream, and eat well in Casablanca instead.

Plenty. The beach clubs have many activities in and around the pools. There are however relatively few activities in connection with the beach.

Oh yes. This is the one point where Ain Diab really is good. There some clubs and a lot of life in the streets. And if Moroccans are friendly in general, they are even better when they are out having fun. Good for both sexes!!!

Change Money
There are banks here that will change your money.

Easy connections to Casablanca centre, either with small taxis or buses. Won't cost you a lot!

By Tore Kjeilen