Novice Surf Camp in Essaouira
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!
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)
Surf boards and wetsuits
All seminars, sessions, & even private sessions
Photography & Videography
Food outside of meals
Things to know
What you can expect to learn
• 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