Boujdour was originally a fishing village located around a lighthouse. As early as 1976, this city began to assert an urban character, supported by population growth and its new port. Emerged from the desert, It has benefited from the program "Al Aouda" and "Al Wahda". The effort of the State in favor of this city is also oriented towards the realization of the fishing villages. On the other hand, as early as 1976, a seawater desalination plant was installed and research resulted in the discovery of groundwater in the vicinity of the city. This city has an asset: the cornice. It is located within the city and along the coast. It is one of the most beautiful sites in the region Laâyoune - Boujdour.The cornice already set up is a functional space. Nevertheless, the strategic reserve area for tourist investment is a non-affected tourist area covering an area of 80 ha.
It is covered by the development plan of the town of Boujdour. It is retained as a land reserve intended to accommodate tourism and animation activities, which can only be carried out within the framework of a global and integrated project.
An initiated sectoral development project has already been launched for this cornice. Boujdour is a city in the Sahara, under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Morocco, near Cape Boujdour. It has a population of 50,000. It is bordered by: the provinces of Laâyoune and Es Semara in the north, Mauritania in the east, Oued Ed-Dahab province in the south and the Atlantic Ocean in the west.
Boujdour has an admirable tourist attraction in the region, its beaches, several kilometers long, attract so many tourists.
The lighthouse of Boujdour is a historic monument of great value and a living memory of the population of Boujdour, created in 1976 after the recovery of the southern provinces in 1975. According to historians, this lighthouse, was built on the Atlantic in the fifties of the last century, which constitutes a living memory of the city of Boujdour.