Kitesurfing Holidays in Morocco
The trade winds bring year round winds to the Moroccan coast which are accelerated by a thermal effect over the summer months. The strongest and most reliable winds come between April- September. Any time of year is a good time for a kitesurfing holiday in Morocco which offers a trip itinerary for every style of traveller and kiteboarder.
Learn to kite or join a freestyle camp in the world famous Dakhla lagoon, stay in a beachfront riad in the ancient city of Essaouira and enjoy endless wave downwinders along the bay or venture on a week long kite and road trip between Essaouira and Dakhla explore untouched beaches, lagoons and traditional villages.
Dakhla is home to a 45km long flatwater lagoon, a freestyle paradise. This spot is suitable for all riding levels. It is perfect for learning and an amazing place to step up those freestyle skills. Just 30 mins from the lagoon is Oum Lamboiur, a wave spot so it’s great for surfing as well.
Essaouira is located on the northeast coast of Morocco offering both flatwater and wave riding. In Essaouira Bay the water is flat until about 100m out where the waves start to form. The best wave spots in the area are Sidi Kaouki and Moulay Bouzerktoun. The river mouth offers great flat water riding when the tide is high.
Agadir is a 6km long bay about 200km south Essaouira. Depending on the tide, the beach is between 200-400m wide leaving plenty of space for launching and making it a safe location for learning. The waves range from small-large the whole year. Just 15 minutes south of Agadir is a secret flat water spot with nobody on the water.
BSTOKED KITESURFING EXPERIENCES IN MOROCCO AND DAHKLA
Kite Camps in Morocco
Kite camps are one of the most popular way to enjoy kitesurfing holidays in Morocco. Beginner-advanced kiteboarding camps are offered from both Dakhla and Essaouira which usually include a combination of the following services: accommodation, lessons/coaching, transfers (downwinders or to different spots, airport pick up etc), breakfast/meals and equipment rentals.
Freeride camps are popular in the world famous Dakhla lagoon, designed for freestyle riders to learn new tricks including unhooking, big air, front and back rolls, kite loops, etc. Stay in a beachfront bungalow and spend your days improving your kiting by training your tricks during wakeboarding sessions, practicing yoga and taking part in daily progression clinics.
Beginner kite camps are offered in Essaouira, Agadir and Dakhla. Spend a week at the beach with a professional instructor and become an independent rider in no time. Stay in a beachfront bungalow just steps from the Dakhla lagoon, in a traditional riad in the centre of Essaouira or a magnificent hillside villa in Tamraght (Agadir area) with views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Improve your wave riding to explore the waves for the first time. Morocco is home to some of the best wave riding in the world. The ocean side of Dakhla lagoon offers amazing wave riding as well as Essaouira and Agadir. Wave camps are available to help build and develop your skills with downwinders and spot transfers.
There are many amazing destinations for kitesurfing holidays in Morocco that it’s impossible to choose one. There are great spots for freestyle, wave riding and spots that offer both. Go for a kiteboarding road trip between Essaouira and Dakhla to find the most amazing, uncrowded and untouched spots in Morocco.