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Kitesurfing in Dakhla

Dakhla, Morocco is home to some world class kiteboarding conditions. Whether you are a wave rider, freestyle addict or a beginner, Dakhla has something for you. The wind blows dawn til dusk with beautiful sunsets, amazing food and tons of travellers to enjoy the evenings with. The Dakhla peninsula is located on the edge of the Western Sahara, sheltering a 45km long lagoon from the Atlantic Ocean creating a flat water freestyle paradise. Along with amazing flat water conditions, Dakhla also offers some of the worlds best wave riding, some only accessible by 4×4 or through a local kite schools often offering camps and day trips.

 

 

Wind and Weather

 

Kitesurfing in Dakhla is possible the whole year with wind blowing between 19-25 knots and up to 30 knots over the summer (July-August). The air temperature is around 25 degrees C (77F) in the summer and 22 degrees C (72F) in the winter. The nights get cool so it is important to bring warm clothes. The water temperature ranged between 16 and 20 degrees, a 2/3mm or 3/4mm wetsuit is recommended.

 

 

kitesurfing in Dahkla

Kitesurfing at Dahkla’s dune spot

 

 

Kite Camps: Beginner-Advanced

 

Kite camps are one of the most popular ways to enjoy kitesurfing in Dakhla. In general, camps will include a variation of services including a combination of: accommodations, lessons/coaching, meals, no-wind activities, downwinders and transfers. Camp are offered to beginner kite surfers as well as advanced. The lagoon is a perfect place for learning as the water is flat with waist deep conditions depending on the tide. Advanced riders can choose between freestyle/flat water camps or wave camps designed to help you progress and develop your skills.

 

 

Lodging and Accommodations

 

There are a variety of accommodation styles and options depending on budget and preference. Choose between private or shared beachfront bungalows, a room in a shared beach house or book a camping spot right out front of the lagoon.

 

 

Kite and Surf Road Trip

 

Explore the Moroccan coast from Essaouria to Dakhla for an unforgettable journey experiencing secret kitespots with some of the worlds best waves and flat water lagoons. Sleep in small villages along the way experiencing the traditional Moroccan culture and visiting ancient civilization.

 

 

bstoked Kitesurfing Experiences in Morocco and Dahkla

 

 

No Wind Activities

 

Though it is rare that the wind ever stops, there are a few no wind activities to enjoy. Go kayaking, take out an SUP, practice your wakestyle in the cable park, skate the pump track, slackline or play a game of beach soccer. Explore Dakhla: check out the local markets, have dinner at a local restaurant or visit a cafe for some traditional Moroccan tea. Join a 4×4 excursion to Imlilli, through the dunes and desert- you sure to see some camels along the way!

 

Enjoy a relaxing kiteboarding vacation in a beachfront bungalow, sign up for a kite camp: waves, freestyle or beginner, or join a week long intensive kite and surf road trip 1500km along the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Kitesurfing in Dakhla is suitable for beginner-advanced riders and offers a vacation style for everyone.

 

 

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