Safi is one of Morocco’s oldest coastal cities. With white sandy beaches that are popular among surfers and sunbathers, Safi has become well visited by holiday makers looking to unwind. All visitors to Safi should be able to enjoy their relaxing and well earned break, but unfortunately this is too often not the case.
Reports of symptoms such as severe diarrhoea, nausea and fever have been reported, with some visitors requiring medical attention. These symptoms are related to food poisoning and/or coming into contact with infected water. If you are unfortunate enough to be one of the many visitors who experience illness due to poor hotel hygiene then you may be able to claim.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with cases of holiday illness in Safi including reports of symptoms including diarrhoea and vomiting, some visitors have reported low standards of safety and hygiene.
Sickholiday.com advice not to drink the tap water when staying in and around Safi. Holiday makers are advised to use bottled water for drinking and cleaning teeth. Whilst staying in Safi it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of food poisoning and other holiday illnesses:
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Use only bottled water.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature.
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid street food.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Safi will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday to Safi, get in touch with a member of our team on 01625 253 020.
We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.