To the people reading this we’re sure you’ve gone on plenty of surf holidays; Morocco surf trips on the other hand, are truly a magical experience, rich in culture that will create memories that will last a lifetime!
The coastline is much the same as Portugal or Spain with
white sand beaches framed by dramatic coastline cliffs with an abundant amount
of surf breaks with reefs, beaches and long point breaks seemingly around every
Aside from the world class waves, Morocco’s rich history,
culture and beautiful weather keeps people coming for more Moroccan memories.
Picture yourself surfing blue perfect waves in the morning, riding camels
through the desert in the afternoon before watching the sun set atop a mountain
at night and you start to imagine how amazingly diverse this country is.
With that in mind, we have listed five of our favourite
activities and excursions that you must try when on your Surf Holidays Morocco
trip, read all about them below:
Paradise Valley is what its name suggests… Paradise! Located
in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains in a section of the Tamraght River it’s home to
many waterfalls, rock pools and lagoons, making it a great place to unwind and
relax – which is not that difficult in Morocco! There are natural water slides
and great rock jumping spots for the adrenaline seekers.
Todgha or Todra Gorge is a kaleidoscope of colour with
orange, pink and grey limestone separated by a 300m deep fault line that a
turquoise river runs through. Hikers also pass through here, with some points
being so thin that people can only get through in single file! A beautiful and
humbling site to see.
Undoubtedly the world’s most famous desert, the Western
Sahara is a must see on your Morocco surf trip. Did you know that it’s the
third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and The Arctic? Making it
the largest ‘hot desert’ in the world! Hop on a tour and explore the massive
dunes by 4x4 before enjoying traditional food in a Bedouin camp. Don’t forget
the camel ride too!
A trip to Morocco wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the
Marrakech Souks. This incredible and vibrant market, and Morocco’s largest, is
awash with colour and the smell of spices perfuming the air as you walk around.
Try many of the local delicacies, with the mint and eucalyptus tea not to be
missed. Treat yourself to some luxurious fabrics, ornaments and spices for when
you return home.
Perched way up in the Atlas Mountains is North Africa’s
largest peak, Mt Toubkal, at a staggering 4167m. With empty trails, pristine
air and unrivalled views over the Toubkal Massif, this is a sight not to be missed.
Nothing can replace the memory of standing above the clouds on this one-of-a-kind
Check out the video below of surf legend Tom Curren’s
daughter Lee-Ann surfing around Morocco earlier his year, with the clip also showing
off the Moroccan lifestyle and what you can expect when you join us on your
next surf adventure.
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