King Mohammed VI
in 2001 the “The Plan Azur Vision 2010
tourism development program which in the area of Diabet
this development will measure in the region of 5,700.000 m2. The
main features of this development are sure to be the two Gary
Player golf courses
. One of 36 holes the other 18.
The hotels, riads, villas, golf academy
are laid out along the two spectacular courses facing
This vast aera from the village of Diabet west
to the sea and south is unfortunately now fenced and not accessible.
A new village is created called " La station Mogador-Essaouira"
Anyway the Plan Azur also has the objective of
improving the infra structure. A new bridge over
the river Oued Ksob and road to Diabet
and also a motorway to Ounara and further on to Marrakech
is under construction.
Links in English:
Gnaoua at Diabat
(GEOFFREY BILLET PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 22, 2020)