Novice Surf Camp in Essaouira

Trip Highlights

  • Great for beginners

  • Qualified and Certified Instructors

  • One-Of-A-Kind Surf Destinations


Perfect for beginners, this novice surf camp is located in Essaouira,  a long, a curved beach with a soft sandy bottom that offers great views of both the port and Isle de Mogador.  Enjoy learning surfing on un-crowded beaches with consistent surf and beach breaks during the day from world-class instructors.  From accommodations, food, equipment, and more, everything has been carefully considered.  Simply show up and have fun!

Tour info

5 Days
Group Size
Up to 20
Price starts at

Why take this tour?


Essaouira has seduced travelers for centuries, located on a peninsula surrounded by verdant forests and the Atlantic Ocean. Wander through the authentic medina and adjoining harbour, a fortified ensemble built during the end of the 18th-century. Essaouira, a UNESCO World Heritage site boasts arguably the best beginner surf beach in Morocco.

Essaouira Bay. An ideal surf spot for beginners and relaxed surfers, the beach is a long, curved beach with a soft sandy bottom that offers great views of both the port and Isle de Mogador. It is best at high tide with a light north wind because it creates both left and right peaks that allow you to get a grip of the basic surf skills. The waves are often at best in the mornings.

Safi is just north of Essaouira, is a big and sensitive beach break with rocky slabs offering powerful and curly waves. With big swells it is all speed and power; tubing waves rival those of Jeffrey Bay in South Africa. This is one of the great wonders of the sand-bottom point world, producing almond grinders into the 10-foot plus range.


Morocco, known as the “Western Kingdom” spreads over 2,300 km in length. Morocco, boasts a vast coastline, exposed to all the Atlantic movements making it an attractive destination for surfers of the world, with excellent surfing conditions, countless surf spots and the enchanted and special atmosphere created by combining desert and magical weather, warm & friendly people, exotic aromas, and extraordinary sights.

The southern coastal strip of Morocco spreads for more than 600 km; is characterized by countless waves of all kinds and are suitable for all levels. From long right points, to reef and sand breaks, you can always surf your favorite wave. The Moroccan coast boasts copious options just short drive from quaint surf towns leading you to high quality, empty waves.

The desert weather in Morocco, is inviting and calm throughout the year, during the day it is warm and pleasant, and at nights it is cool. The average water temperature ranges from 17-23 degrees, so a 3/3-mm-thick suit will serve you well.


  • Airport transfers % beach transport

  • Accommodation (single rooms are available)

  • Meals

  • Surf boards and wetsuits

  • All seminars, sessions, & even private sessions

  • Photography & Videography

  • Personal Security

  • Cultural Outings


  • Souvenirs

  • Food outside of meals

Things to know

What you can expect to learn

• Oceanics – when is the best time to surf
• Understanding wave mechanics: how the wind, tide, swell, currents interact and affect waves
• Reading tide charts and swell forecasts
• Understanding waves, the ones to catch and the ones to avoid
• How to paddle out, overcome waves, navigate the surf & join line up
• First steps on timing and take off with small green waves
• Basic front, back, and side turns
• trimming on the face of a wave, riding across waves
• catching unbroken waves
• How to position yourself in the lineup
• Etiquette and safety
• Physical conditioning and strength training for better surfing

Airport Transfers

All our Surf Trips and Camps include airport transfers, eliminating to stress of getting to and from the airport. A trip coordinator will email with all the specifics as soon as your booking is completed and registered by our office.


The price of a Surf Morocco.Fun camp is based on all participants completing and signing Surf Morocco.Fun’s camp paperwork. Therefore, it is required that all participants sign and submit their camp paperwork no later than 7 days after the completion of their registration.

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