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Nightlife & Entertainment in Tangier

Tangier's nightlife reputation has changed a lot since being infamous in the 1950's. While local hotels are known for a providing a genuine Moroccan experience, the newer hotels are a little bit tacky and the local bars not to look at.

On the other-hand, the cafe scene of Tangier is inspiring, particularly for famous artists and writers. Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has been seen at Cafe Hafa, an attractive cafe that is former haunt of writer Paul Bowles and surrounded by a terrace and gardens that overlooks Gibraltar. Cafe Hafat is a great place to catch the sunset. All Tangiers cafes offer a relaxing environment where you can meet locals, perhaps over a game of backgammon. For dinner and entertainment, Restaurant Hammadi has good food and a belly dancing.

One of the most popular spots to go to for late night fun is Sable D'or Bar, located right on the beach. The bar which plays Moroccan music attracts a steady mix of locals and tourists. Ramada Almohades Tangier is also located on the beach near the ferry terminal. It has an oriental Cabaret, a piano Bar, and a disco playing Latin music. Also, the small bar located within the Tangier Inn hotel is a nice place to have a drink.

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