Located near Essaouira, Sidi Kaouki is a quaint coastal town with uncrowded beaches. This town has been known for a wonder healer called Kaouki, and people pilgrimage to this magical spot for 500+ years. Ask any local and they will tell you that Sidi Kaouki is a destination that offers strong winds and fascinating white-washed walls. This long sandy beach provides ideal surf conditions for intermediate and advanced surfers, with long waves on low wind and high tide. Discover surf spots around Sidi Kaouki on foot or by taking a 4×4 car. In this 5km bay, you will find enough spots to ride, whether you’re into kitesurfing, SUP, or just some good old surfing. It's a perfect surf camp destination!
In Sidi Kaouki there’s a beautiful right, sometimes left, starting at the reef. The sand beach is perfect for beginners.
The best time of the year to go surfing in Sidi Kaouki is from late September to April when the pointbreak gets its most consistent swell. The area between Essaouira and Taghazout is famous for its great pointbreaks, and the less-crowded Sidi Kaouki is hereby no exception. Regardless of the warm land temperatures, you’ll need a wetsuit in the water year-round, as the Atlantic Ocean.
The place to find restaurants in Sidi Kaouki is its local main square with about 6 restaurants, serving fresh fish and local Moroccan dishes. A unique place and surfer’s favorite is the place called ‘Al Vent’ with a great ambiance, and delicious coffees and fresh food. There’s not a lot of nightlife to be found in the small village of Sidi Kaouki, as there are no bars or clubs here.
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