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6 day Moroccan Surf Adventure

Sunshine, relaxation, perfect waves and some epic ocean sunsets at one of the best surfing spots in the world

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Adventures / Adventure School

6 day Moroccan Surf Adventure

Sunshine, relaxation, perfect waves and some epic ocean sunsets at one of the best surfing spots in the world

DURATION
5 nights
LOCATION
Morocco
ANNUAL LEAVE
4 days off work
SEASON
Feb—May, Sep—Dec
GROUP SIZE
Up to 8 people
MEETING POINT
Al Massira Airport, Agadir
ACCOMMODATION
Apartment
DIFFICULTY
Moderate

Ideal for both complete beginners and intermediate level surfers. The only requirement is that you can swim and tread water.

Relax in the laid-back fishing village of Taghazout on Morocco’s lovely west coast - a legendary spot for European surfers

Learn all the techniques you need to ride the waves, including how to paddle, pop up, turn and read the beach for impending waves, rips and currents

More time on the water, more waves and more memories on this six day Moroccan surf adventure

Included

Guides

Experienced, English speaking surf instructors

Accommodation

5 nights in Taghazout town

Meals

Filling breakfasts and delicious lunches

Transfers

To and from the airport and everything in between

Equipment

Everything you need to ride the waves

Not Included

Flights to and from the meeting point

Travel insurance

Personal expenses

Some meals as described

Tips for your guides

The Area

Logistics

Starts

Al Massira Airport, Agadir

Anytime on Day 1

Ends

Al Massira Airport, Agadir

Anytime on Day 6

Transfers

You'll be picked up on arrival and dropped off in time for departure.

Travel options

There are regular flights to Agadir from major airports across the UK and Europe.

What about all the carbon?

We mitigate 4x the carbon generated by all our customer flights annually through our partnership with Cool Earth.

Day 1

Apartment · Twin share

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2-5

Apartment · Twin share

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 6

Departure day

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

What is the food like?

Breakfasts are traditional Moroccan pancakes, served with jam and butter, accompanied by freshly baked French baguettes, egg, coffee and tea. Packed lunches include sandwiches or salads, soda, biscuits and fruit.

There are plenty of restaurants in town serving inexpensive and delicious Moroccan and international food (including some great couscous and tagines). Three times a week your host also organises a group dinner at the Surf Camp for anyone who wants to join.

Vegetarian and vegan diets can be accommodated, just make a request when booking.

What is the accommodation like?

Taghazout

You’ll stay in a two-bedroom apartment on the coast with views of the famous surf spot at Anchor Point. Solo travellers will have their own private bedroom and couples will have their own private apartment. Apartments offer free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, double beds and a balcony overlooking the sea.

Day 1

First day, first waves

Meet your host in Agadir and then drive to the legendary surf hot spot of Taghazout.

Settle in, grab some lunch on the terrace and then head to the beach for your first lesson.

Enjoy some epic surf and then catch the last wave in before the sun sets and return to Taghazout for sundowners and dinner with an ocean view.

Day 2-5

Surf, sleep, surf, repeat

Surfing

4-6hrs

Take breakfast on the terrace each morning and then head out to another legendary local surf spot. Your host will drive you to the best beach for the day’s conditions so you always have prime waves to catch.

Practice all morning in sparkling blue water backed by vivid red hills. Fuelled by groundswells in the north Atlantic these waves travel thousands of miles to produce the conditions Taghazout is famous for – from sandy-bottomed beginners’ waves, to long, glassy point breaks.

After a picnic lunch on the beach (and maybe a nap in the shade) paddle back out for some more surf. Then as the sun gets lower in the sky head back to your apartment to shower off the salt.

Stretch out your muscles with an optional sunset yoga session, then explore the town and have dinner in one of Taghazout’s many excellent restaurants.

Day 6

Last day in surfing paradise

Surfing

4-6hrs

Linger over another delicious breakfast, hone your skills with a final morning lesson and then spend the afternoon carving some glassy waves as you admire the postcard-perfect Moroccan landscape.

Then, after catching a last ride back into the beach it’s time to clean up and catch your flight home.

Please Note

All our adventures take place in wild places. Things can go wrong in wild places. Your perfectly planned itinerary may change a bit (or a lot) if the weather turns, someone gets hurt, or a volcano erupts. Usually though, changes make it all the better.

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What's included?

  • Everything you need to ride the waves

What do I need to bring?

  • Beach bag
  • Beach towel, shoes or sandals
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock)
  • Swimming costume
  • Somewhat modest clothing for around town
  • Alcohol from the airport Duty Free (if you want a drink)

This trip is suitable for both complete beginners and intermediate surfers who want to work on their technique. Your instructor will adjust every lesson to suit your skill level. The only requirement is that you can swim and tread water.

Sure can! Over 50% of our travellers travel solo, it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.

Tap water in Taghazout is OK for washing and brushing teeth, but it is not recommended for drinking. Bottled mineral water is cheap (5 dirhams) and available everywhere. Alternatively you can bring a water purifier and help keep plastic out of the ocean.

There is a huge variety of surf in this area of Morocco all year round - from mellow beginner waves, to challenging reef ledges. Due to the varied nature of the coastline there is almost always somewhere sheltered and manageable, but those looking for a challenge won’t be disappointed either.

Each morning will start with a surf lesson where you’ll learn the proper stance, how to paddle, turn, pop up and keep your speed, as well as surf etiquette, safety and how to read the beach (waves, rips and currents.) After that you’re free to enjoy the waves for the rest of the day

Taghazout is primarily a surfing destination, however, there are still plenty of other things to do. You can hike in Paradise Valley, go on a camel ride, experience a hammam, practice your yoga, or shop in the souks to name just a few.Your host can help you arrange all sorts of quality day trips. The sea will be waiting for you when you’re rested and ready for more surfing.

With more than 300 days of sunshine, Morocco is a year-round destination and you’re unlikely to encounter rain. The summer months see warm temperatures (air 20 – 30 °C; sea 18 – 21 °C) and small to medium swells. Winter months have cooler but very pleasant temperatures (air 18 – 26 °C; sea 16 – 20 °C) and the biggest waves.

Yes, you can securely leave any excess luggage in your room in your apartment.

We recommend checking out the country specific information here and also talking to a travel nurse.

We’ve teamed up with the guys at World Nomads to offer insurance designed for adventurous travellers across 140 countries that includes overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. To get yours sorted, click here.

We suggest that you book travel insurance as soon as you book the trip, just to cover you for any last minute life changes. We know you’re an active lot and injuries do happen!

For current advice about travelling in Morocco, have a read of the UK Foreign Office pages here.

All of our group adventures are especially designed for adults to enjoy (18+) as we want these adventures to bring together outdoorsy people who are truly like-minded.

"I cannot recommend this highly enough! The people on the trip were amazing. Easily the best trip I've ever been on!" Charlotte, 2019, Trustpilot.

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