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Experience kitesurfing in Essaouira, Morrocco! Ananas Kitesurfing is here to let you enjoy kitesurfing, sports, and other activities the way they should be: fun and in a safe environment. They aim to teach you new skills or build on your existing skills in order for you to able to surf in a safe way. The foundation of the company is professionalism, they are dedicated to their work and pride themselves on their integrity. Ananas Kitesurfing creates a personal connection with every guest visiting, turning them into a good friend! They are here to let you enjoy a chill atmosphere and vibes!
On this course, you will be accommodated in the old town at Riad / Hotel Dar Nafoura Mogador near restaurant and souks - where all is close. Located in the heart of the medina of Essaouira, in a quiet area, two steps from the souks, and just minutes from the port and the beach, Hotel Dar Nafoura Mogador welcomes you in guest rooms arranged around a courtyard where there is a fountain. The hotel has five bedrooms and four suites, lounges, and a large terrace-solarium to relax out of sight.
Riads are incredible places to stay. You might not even know you are looking at a riad even if you are right in front of one. Most of the doors in Morocco are wooden with carvings on them, and many riads are no exceptions. You might be surprised when the simple door opens up into a gorgeous guesthouse because they give an authentic Moroccan experience. You will be able to view the intricate Moroccan architecture with its beautiful tile work. There, you will meet kitesurfers from all over the world creating a very special atmosphere.
Located on the first floor, it consists of three rooms. At the entrance, there is a living room which can accommodate an extra bed. On the right, there is the master bedroom with a double bed and a mezzanine with a single bed. On the left, you will find a private room with a double bed. This suite has an en-suite bathroom with private toilets. This suite, decorated in Moroccan colors, is ideal for a family, friends, and groups.
Ananas Kitesurfing offers you fun and friendly kitesurfing lessons with the highest standard of tuition. The lessons take place in small groups and the teacher-to-student ratio is 2:1, which allows individual attention to develop necessary skills. Ananas Kitesurfing supports you with the best equipment, CORE kiteboarding gear, so you can enjoy and develop your kiting. Ananas’ goal is to train the students in a professional but relaxed way, so they can experience the art of kitesurfing themselves and enjoy every moment on the amazing beach.
For two hours on the beach, Ananas Kitesurfing will teach you everything you need. So, get ready for the water. You will learn how to fly the kite, all the safety procedures and how to set up the equipment. This lesson is the first step in learning kitesurfing and intended for those who are new to the sport, and you won’t even get tired! But don’t worry, there is still action and a lot of more to come!
Before going to the water, you will do quick refreshment about setting-up the kite and safety. After this lesson, you will be able to start and steer the kite on the water in different zones of the wind window, called body drag.
After understanding how it works with the kite on the water, Ananas Kitesurfing will teach you this time how to manage and control both kite and board (upwind body dragging). After this, you will be able to control the body, kite, and board. If you are ready for your first meters, you don’t need to worry as Ananas will stand there on your side helping you.
In this lesson, your wish becomes true. The instructions will make you be able to ride at least on one side and yes you can.
You will improve your skills and Ananasa Kitesurfing will push you to the next level with learning upwind, to have a ride in a safe way with a lot of confidence.
For those who had a lesson in the past or didn't kite for a while, Ananasa Kitesurfing offers a refresher course. If you’re now at the stage where you have learned all the basic skills involved in kitesurfing and perhaps need some expert coaching, then a refresher lesson is a very effective way to progress quickly. It also means that you can relax and progress at your own speed, no worrying about being held back in group situations.
This camp will take place in Essaouira, the safest and open-minded city in Morocco. The kitesurfing spot is situated in the bay of Essaouira on a nice and large sandy beach with some camels and horses! It is Arabic style. The place to start at the Flisvos kitesurfing spot is leeward protected by the beach. All kitesurfers, who are not so experienced, will end up downwind on the sandy beach and can walk back easily. Baywatch and safety services are guaranteed by the staff and the rescue boat is available. The spot is suitable for good kitesurfers as well as beginners. Nearby the place is Rue Amira Lalla Meryem.
The food is regular (typically includes meat and fish, and a vegetarian option is available upon request). You will be served daily delicious breakfast at Riad Zahra and one dinner / barbecue in the evening out in the old city center. If you have special dietary requirements, it's a good idea to communicate it to Ananas Kitesurfing when making a reservation. They welcome you to try lunch and dinner in their two restaurants which have a great range of Moroccan, Asian and Spanish dishes and are enhanced by a wide choice of the kingdom’s wines.
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