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With warm weather, incredible food, stunning architecture and an even more beautiful landscape, Morocco is one of the best destinations in the world for surfers. There are waves for just about every ability and surf style.
If you’re wanting to learn how to surf in Morocco or just want to get better, we’ve found the best surf camps in Morocco for you.
Surf Star Morocco features brand new accommodations in a laid-back, communal setting. As part of their stay in Tamraght, guests will enjoy three delicious meals a day, free WiFi, and fantastic ocean views. Their surf package is geared towards intermediate surfers looking to improve and progress to the next level. Surfers will visit a variety of spots and work on techniques like paddling, cutbacks, and turns.
Arrangements can be made for other activities such as shopping, club nights, or local dining. The towns of Agadir, Essaouira, and Banana Village are only a short drive away for those looking to explore more of Morocco.
Located in Tamraght, Loco Surf Maroc will show you some of the best waves in all of Africa. Beginner and intermediate surfers alike will get personal coaching from knowledgeable guides as they explore breaks like Dracula and Mysteries. Guests will stay in the camp’s surf house, Berber Riad. Most rooms offer a spacious terrace with panoramic views.
A typical day starts with a yoga lesson and is followed by a hearty breakfast, surf lesson, picnic, free surf session, and ends in an evening yoga class. Finally, dinner is served. The camp also includes a visit to Agadir Souk and Kasbah Souss, a village known for its artwork.
Shaka Surf Morocco has three locations throughout Morocco. The Agadir camp is ideal for beginners looking for a supportive learning environment. Their aim is to get newcomers on the board feeling safe, confident and inspired to develop their own style. On one of the days, guests will travel to nearby Imsouane to ride the “longest wave” in Morocco.
In addition to 24/7 help, surf photography, and “free surf” sessions, their package offers a wide range of room options for all types of travelers. Highlights of this retreat are the traditional Moroccan buffet dinners and authentic riad setting.
Escape from the stresses of daily life at Surf Paradise. This camp is a blissful blend of yoga and surfing in a tropical setting, steps from the beach, in Tamraght. Whether it’s tea on the terrace or a sunrise surf session, the experience here is all about serenity, luxury and connecting with fellow guests.
Included in the package are four fun days of surfing along with cultural outings and delicious Moroccan dishes. Surfers of every skill level will not only gain valuable instruction but leave feeling reinvigorated and renewed.
At Olo Surf & Nature camp in Imsouane, environmental awareness is an important part of their mission. Although the focus is surfing, guests will have the opportunity to learn about the ocean world as they hone their own skills. A variety of surf packages are available as well as cooking lessons, kayaking, and reiki sessions.
Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the grounds also have a pool, bar, and garden for down-time leisure. The rooms are spacious and the setting peaceful, making it easy to commune with nature during your stay.
Tucked away in the peaceful fishing village of Taghazout, Hash Point Surf Camp will make you feel right at home. Lodging consists of eight, cozy rooms (private or shared), all with ocean views. They offer two surf packages so whether its your 1st or 50th time on a board, the experience will be top-notch. Classes are taught by professional locals who know where the best waves are and how to make it the most fun possible. Wetsuits and equipment are provided but they do sell cool swag at their on-site surf shop.
Dorm-style accommodations and evening socials give Amayour Surf a communal feel. This hostel, located in Taghazout, appeals to guests who want a fun and interactive experience during their retreat. They offer double rooms (private or shared) or dorm rooms that hold up to 5 people.
Group activities are encouraged and the common areas abound with board games, yoga classes and themed meals like Berber Q night and Couscous Friday. There’s even a rooftop terrace where guests can drink tea and take in the ocean views. Depending on the package, each day will begin with surfing and include guided trips, outdoor activities, or spa services.