24 Best surf spots in Morocco 2019
Morocco has been the top priority of tourists from all over the
world especially during the ripe Morocco surf season. This piece
of land is exquisitely famous for its lively shores, exhilarating
waves and impeccable surfing experiences. If you haven’t yet had
the opportunity to spend your surf holidays in Morocco, you’d
better add it to your vacation goals right now and below are 24
best surf spots in Morocco to visit.
Owing to the rich legacy in surfing sport, Morocco now has
established widespread variety of surfing spots. People are often
confused about and, hence, often end up wasting time in figuring
out the places to visit during the Morocco surf season. We cut you
some slack here and finally make life easier for you in this respect.
We have made a list of 24 must-visit surfing spots in Morocco to
help you orient yourself wisely before you step on the Moroccan
land. Gear up for the roller coaster.
1: Sidi Ifni
Having roots in the Spanish colonial history, Sidi Ifni is a mix of
heritage and culture. The rushing waves the Atlantis kissing the
margins of Sidi Ifni beach welcomes thousands of surf enthusiasts
to sniff the air of this marvelous place. The blue and white theme
of the building and the turbans of the inhabitants of this area add
to the aesthetic beauty.
The south of Morocco boasts the coast of Mirleft; a place you can
blindly trust for constant flow of all types of tide heights on the
beach. Additionally, if you don’t like an over-crowded surfing
experience, this is the best spot for you. The climate is pleasant
throughout the year and synchronizes well with the tourist moods.
Appears to be an isolated place but offers one of the strongest
high-tide experiences in the whole Morocco. If you have been
surfing for quite some time and have a good knack of how to
handle such difficulty level well, this is the place for you. The
atmosphere is calm and the previous surfers recommend coming
here in groups rather than solo adventure
Recently, the news that Anza has undergone a cleanliness drive of
the shores and the beaches has revived the tradition of beginner
level surfing here. The tides are mostly low and offer you a left
too. This offers a perfect package for new entrants in the surfing
sport in terms of weather, tides, and accommodation facilities in
the immediate vicinity.
5: Km 12 (north from Agadir)
As the name suggests, this place is named after its distance from
the Agadir- a famous reference spot. The waves here are healthy
for both beginners and the intermediate-level surfers. The easy to
experience left and the right hand waves of this place make it one
of the significant choices for people who want to practice more
with their surfing skills.
6: Banana point
A place conceiving many surf schools in its heart, Banana point
comes in handy for the beginners to access and exercise their
surfing potentials. Taking its name from the adjacent Banana
village, this point is a fortunate receiver of the might Northern
winds that evoke continuous low tide experience. The shore is
ornamented with rocky architecture and pleases the sight water
waves clashing magnanimously with it.
7: Spider (between Banana point and Devil’s Rock)
Flaunting its flat sandy floor with rocky consistency, the spider
spot halts surfers while moving from Banana point to Devil’s
Rock. The wave type is reef break and the direction is mostly
rightward and breeds tailor made opportunities for beginners and
8: Devil’s Rock
Mostly serving as the weekend go-to surfing spot for the locals,
Devil’s rock capacitates a good mesh of right and lefts and
accommodates beginners in its low tides. The atmosphere is serene
and the local café by the side is always the best relaxing haven
after all day physical exertion on the beach.
9: CroCro surf Spot
It lies almost 15 km North of Agadir and is a welcoming spot for
both beginners and advanced surfers. With a bit off shore wind,
CroCro is equipped with luxurious accommodation hotels and
restaurants to keep you engaged with the vibrant life on the
Marking the South end of the Taghazout village, the Panorama
spot often offers tides that are difficult to peddle and, hence, invite
expert surf groups with conquerable challenges. The beginners
can also try their luck on smoother parts of the shore. Lunch at
the Panorama café is a usual highlight for the surfers coming
from all over the places. A short trip to the Paradise valley nearby
deserves a shot.
11: Hash Point
The sun disseminates its setting beauty to the fullest at this point
of the shore. The locals are extremely friendly and the restaurants
in the ambiance are full of life. Those inhabiting areas of
Taghazout village find it the most interesting place to surf. The
tides vary for mid to high so you can fit in accordingly.
12: Anchor Point
This venue is famous for its speed walls and cutback hooks
coming in successive waves to the hit the shore. The spot often gets
busy and the aura it creates is worth living in. The difficulty level
of surfing here is high and legend has it that the first ones to surf
Anchor point were Australians back in 1960’s. So, if you are in
mood of a roller costar surfing ride experience, this is your spot.
The Mystery spot received offshore winds from the north east
owing to its central location in Morocco. Winter is the most
suitable season to come and surf here. The surf is inconsistent and
the rocky margins are to be taken care of while sporting.
14: La Source
A place embellished with fresh water springs around the rocky
shores and the flexible A-frame lifts that entertain enthusiasts of
all expertise levels; La Source is a gem of a spot. This place has
this special aesthetic appeal in terms of architecture, beach
resorts, people, flora, and heritage, entitling it as the heaven of the
surfers in Morocco. It is situated 3 km away from Taghazout and
is the most tranquil area of the shore.
15: Killer point
It owes its name to the group of occasionally approaching Killer
whales at this part of the ocean. Receiving a major chunk of
North-West swells, the tides approaching the shores often create
an erroneous illusion of their magnanimity, but in reality, they
sometimes have the capacity to host a great number of
intermediate level surfers as well. The strength of the waves
consistently hitting the rocky margins of the coast is often
reported to have rumbled the rock walls to the target point.
The overall testing surroundings at this spot invite the strong
hearted only; the hardly rightward pushes, the tide heights, the
vampire teeth resembling rock structures, all add up to the
toughness of the aura here. The wonderful barrels of Dracula spot
are not only picturesque but also worth witnessing personally.
These features equate it to the Boilers spot and, hence, it is
acclaimed as its Evil Twin.
The marginal hills that bounce the trade winds at this powerful
right-hander venue augment the thrilling theme. A ship boiler
lying south of the lighthouse of Cap Rhir gives this signature title
to this place. This place hosts one of the best waves in Morocco.
The huge vertical walls plummeting down from the mountain
slopes crash the bottom to generate typical advanced level surfing
18: La Boue
A land piece famous for its agriculturally rich soil and its deeply
rooted cultural heritage in the French architecture and occasional
dialects, La boue is an inherent incentive for every surfer to
explorer. Fair place that attracts experienced surfers more.
Home to flamingoes and camels, Tamri is a constant fun
throughout the year. The strong left currents are a salient feature
of this beach break but beginners can enjoy slight rightward
pushes as well. Tamri lies on the Northern side of the coast and it
gives a beautiful bird’s eye view when seen from above the cliff
tops surrounding this area.
20: La Bea (IMSOUANE)
You haven’t seen Morocco if you haven’t surfed here. This place
is a hub of all day surfing session with maximum variety of waves,
esp. the famous longest wave of Morocco. Locally, this place is
known to be a small fish village but hosts experienced surfers
from around the globe. Your tour package to this place ought to
include all day surfs, trip to Agadir and Paradise valley, and
customary Yoga sessions that prepare surfers for their real
21: Cathedral (IMSOUANE)
Famous for its right hand point break, Cathedral Spot in
Imsouance exists in the north-west swells of the Moroccan coast.
It is an intermediate beach spot for body boarders. The rightward
winds are strong and powerful while left sided shoes a pleasing
22: Sidi Kaouki
This spot speaks much about Bohemian culture and white washed
walls. If you like some privacy and meaningful solitude garnished
upon your self-scheduled surfing activities this year, you go for
this place. In addition, what might add to the spice of your stay
here are the popular camel and horse rides along the coast line.
The North Eastern winds have a strong hold over the surfing
abilities in this region of the coastline. It appears as it has been
preserved well after the European influence of seaport culture
back in 18th century. It is indeed an all-year consistent beach
break and is seldom crowded. Hence, a fair place to inhabit
during Morocco surf season.
Experienced surfers term Safi as the best right hand in Morocco.
Those who know the potential of Safi will never miss a stay here
during their surf tour. The best seasons to surf here are winter