Oued Laou (, Trans.: Wād Lāw) is a small town located in northern Morocco at the Mediterranean coast. The two main cities nearby are Tetouan at northwest and Chefchaouen at southwest. In 2004 the town had 8,383 inhabitants (census figure). You can take in Tetuan a grand taxi (located at the Bab Eloqlaباب العقلة ) to Oued Lau and that will cost you about 15 dirhams. On the very moment (2010) the government is constructing an autoroute along the coast and the route to Oued Laou is part of it.Oued Lau is one of the beaches of the Mediterranean's most peaceful near Tetouan. Lovers of fresh fish and angling absolutely must make a detour through this region with many strengths.The town is named after the river of the same name which takes its source up in the Rif Mountains near Chefchaouen.
The northern beaches are renowned for their beauty. The village of Oued Lau is no exception. This village located 45 km from Tetouan has a view over the sea of the same name. To get there, you just have to take the road to Chefchaouen and enjoy passing scenery of cascading Akchour. For swimming or sunbathing, the inhabitants of Tetouan are obliged to leave the city and go to either Mdiq to Martil or later at Oued Lau.
Those who prefer the beaches and sparsely populated wilderness that combine quality and bathing water opt for the latter destination. "The beach is quiet, I love going there during the summer," says this native of Tetuan lover of... Read More