Surf Holiday in Essaouira

From £512 pp

Essaouira

8 Days

Small Group up to 8 People

What you'll do

From the moment you catch your first wave you will be hooked on surfing in Morocco on this unique surfing holiday in vibrant Essaouira; you will have 6 nights / 7 days in beautiful 'boutique style' Riad accommodation set in the heart of the old town Medina and daily surf lessons.

Spend 7 nights / 8 days on a surf holiday in the beautiful old town right on the bustling port of Essaouira and enjoy the stunning landscapes and excellent surf conditions in this spectacular area of Morocco.

Riding a wave is a magical moment, whether you are new to the sport or an experienced surfer looking for the best spots to surf there is something available for you. This excellent surf school offers surfing lessons everyday to help you capture the feeling of being on top of the world as you stand up and take your first wave.

Courses for beginners are run on Essaouira beach where the conditions are ideal for those starting out on their surf adventure. For the more experienced surfers there are great local spots of Sidi Kaouki, Taraghazout and much more, perfect locations in which to indulge your passion for surfing.

Stay in a gorgeous boutique style Riad close to the shops and restaurant and just a few steps from the beach!

Essaouira has its own welcoming and bohemian atmosphere and is a great place to sit in beach-front cafes sipping drinks and listening to Gnawa music. When you’re not surfing you can visit the maze of Souks, the relaxing hammans or enjoy a mint tea on your roof terrace as the sun sets for a Moroccan surfing holiday with a difference.

Your Local Host:

Sara & team

These activity holidays in Essaouira, Morocco, were founded by Nasser and Sara. They met each other in Egypt, caught up in Tarifa, lived there for a couple of years, and ended up in Essaouira to set up their watersports centre. Their dream was to share their passion for the ocean, to bring people together and to create a 100 % surf vibe for thei.. Read More

Experience Itinerary

Arrival

– You’ll be collected from Essaouira airport and transferred to your accommodation in Essaouira (around 10-15 minute drive)
– You will have time to settle into your room at the unique Moroccan Riad and soak up the creative atmosphere
– In the evening you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal and mint tea

Accommodation

– The Riad accommodation is called the Riad Zelaka and is located within the old town of Medina and close to the shops and restaurants
– This welcoming and cosy riad features 6 rooms as well as a sunny terrace where BBQ are often held
– If the Riad is fully booked, you’ll stay in the Maison du Sud; this is beautiful 18th Century Riad situated just 300 metres from the sea right in the heart of the Medina
– Positioned in the heart of the pedestrianised old city the Riad has been renovated in Moorish style offering 8 rooms on a mezzanine floor
– There are 4 twin/double suites and 4 quadruple suites
– The rooms all open onto a light-filled interior patio with traditional Moroccan tiling
– All rooms are en-suite with lounge area, furnished in traditional Moroccan style
– It offers a beautiful sunny roof terrace with views of the sea and the roof of the Mellah (walled Jewish quarter)
– Moroccan meals served on request in the traditional restaurant and there are plenty of nearby cafes and restaurants to eat at if you prefer to go out and prices are typically very reasonable
– Friendly and hospitable staff adds to the charm and the character of the Riad
– On day 1, your room will be ready for you to check in to any time after 3pm and check out is by 11am on day 8
– WiFi is available and works best in the lounge and lobby area

double bedroom

Surfing

– Each day, enjoy a leisurely breakfast
– You will have 2.5 hours of surfing lessons each day for 5 consecutive days
– You will set out with your instructor in the morning to find the best waves, transport is provided
– You are free to take breaks when you want, if you feel tired you can just sit on the beach and soak up some sun

Accommodation

double bedroom

Free Day

– Today is free for you to relax by the beach or explore the souks and medinas of vibrant Essaouira

What can I do in my free time?
– Life is easy in Essaouira and it offers you a great opportunity to explore and experience both the culture and outdoor activities
– A vibrant and relaxed town Essaouira is a rich with history and culture a recognised UNESCO world heritage site
– The mix of whitewashed fishing ports, bright North African technicolor and picture-postcard ramparts has been the inspiration for artists the world over particularly for musicians and photographers helping to give the town its unique creative atmosphere especially at the time of international music festivals
– You can sit in the beach-front cafes and sipping drinks listening to Gnawa, a deep soulful sound derived from sub-Saharan Africa
– You can visit the maze of Souks, the relaxing hammans or enjoy a mint tea on your terrace as the sun sets

Accommodation

sun loungers

Departure

– After breakfast you will check out of the Riad in time to be taken to the airport for your return flight

Location Info

In the old town of Essaouira in Morocco right on the beautiful Atlantic coast this excellent adventure school specialises in surfing, kitesurfing and horse riding. Your friendly and fully qualified sports instructors and new state of the art equi..

  • 12 hours of surf lessons
  • Please note: timing will depend on weather and tides and will be confirmed on arrival
  • Surf board and wet suit according to experience level for the duration of your stay
  • A surf day trip
  • 5 yoga lessons
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Moroccan Riad
  • Breakfast each day
  • Group evening meal; exact day to be confirmed on arrival
  • Return airport transfer from Essaouira Airport to your accommodation

Surf Holiday in Essaouira