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Surf Trip to Morocco

Recently the Surfplanner team has been in Morocco to offer our riders, more and more, a impartial review about this surfing destination, relatively close to Europe. Morocco is only 3 hours flight from most European capitals. From Milan we took a Ryanair flight with destination Marrakech. Then, with a 3 hour drive along the modern highway linking Marrakech to Agadir, we have reached the surfing area of Taghazout.

We have been staying at the house of Zen Surf Morocco (, a beautiful Moroccan surfhouse run by Nicolas, a cute French guy. The house has an enviable location because it is situated on the beach of Banana, halfway between the spot of Banana Point and K12. Due to its location, you can wear the wetsuit in your own room and be in the water in 5 minutes.

Banana Point is a long right point that, with waves above 4 feet, offers a 200m ride, as we have been able to experience personally, while K12 is a nice A-frame wave that also offers one of the few lefts in the area.

From the house you can reach in 10 minutes by car surf spots like Anchor Point, Killers and The Source and in 20 mintes Boilers. Then, in the rare case there are no waves, in 40 minutes you can go and visit the beautiful Paradise Valley, an oasis in a desert canyon, flowing with a beautiful creek surrounded by date palms, olive trees and other beautiful plants. Alternatively, you can visit the colorful souks of Agadir with spices and goods from all over Africa.

Before going to Morocco, we were worried a little of bit because of the recent bombings in Paris, as Morocco is a Muslim country; we were wrong: Morocco is a quite modern and moderate country. You never get the impression of being in danger or misplaced; the people are very friendly and live their religion in a very moderate way.

Speaking about surfing, Morocco offers high quality spots for all levels. The waves are mostly right and, on average, they are very long, ideal for rehearsing the maneuvers and improve. Moreover, unlike the neighboring Canary Islands, the wind here is nearly always weak and offshore, especially in the morning, when conditions are perfect and the waves are ultra glassy. In addition, the climate is mild even in winter, with temperatures during the day close to 27 degrees. So, in order to conclude, Morocco has successfully passed our examination and, if you like beautiful waves and escaping the cold European winter, here you will not be disappointed!


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