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8 Days Refreshing Yoga Vacation and Kite Surf Camp Dakhla, Morocco

Adventurous Kite Surf Yoga Morocco

Do you want to find great wind, sun, and adventure and challenge your bravery? Join Julien Kerneur and Raphaelle Doute for an adventurous kitesurf camp and yoga vacation. You will be guided by professional and experienced instructors to have kitesurfing lessons in Dakhla. This will be a perfect spot to begin kitesurfing and improve at freestyle with your coach. You will also have yoga classes to rejuvenate your body and refresh your mind. Find your incredible moments and experience the adventure through kitesurfing!

Highlights

  • Twelve-hour beginner kitesurfing lessons
  • Six-day freestyle and wave coaching lessons
  • Daily rejuvenating yoga classes from Monday to Saturday
  • Downwind to the White Dune and four-speed spot excursions
  • Use of equipment rental for beginners, six-day kite storage, and kite center facilities
  • Supervision of the group and activities by Julien and Raphaëlle
  • Full board meals and a welcoming cocktail
  • 7 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Dakhla Airport

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Accommodation

For your accommodation, Ride & Dream has selected the wonderful Dakhla Attitude Hotel. You stay in the bungalow at Dakhla Attitude Hotel. Located at Point of Dragon, Dakhla Attitude Hotel is sheltered from the wind by sand dunes on which it leans. You may relax and enjoy breathtaking experiences in South Morocco. Dakhla Attitude offers many fantastic activities and services. The hotel is equipped with a kite center, beach bar, spa, cable cab, free Wi-Fi, bar, and restaurant. This beautiful hotel is made up of individual bungalows located in an ideal setting for those looking for peace, rest, and relaxation.

Dragon bungalows are designed in harmony with the natural scenery. The facades are coated with sand and the roofs camouflaged with earth-colored hangings. The terraces offer an impregnable view of the bay, Dragon Island, and the White Dune. Every evening, you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the sun setting into the ocean. The rooms have two separate beds and a private bathroom. The desert’s mystique resounds in this incredible setting.

Ride & Dream Morocco Surf Camp Program

Ride & Dream offers 12-hour beginner semi-private kitesurfing lessons (one instructor for two students) with all the kitesurfing gear they need (safety harness, wetsuit, helmet, kite, and board). Each student will be able to learn to kitesurf in the lagoon safely with the best instructors. Meanwhile, freestyle and strapless coaching sessions will be supervised by Julien Kerneur. The coach will guide you to improve in the ideal conditions. Over the week, Julien will share his knowledge with you both on and off the water, giving you maximum water time in the best conditions. Coaching will include group and individual sessions using video analysis.

Each day, there will be a morning briefing and warm-up session. During the kite camp, Julien will organize two to three video debriefing sessions to accelerate your progress and help you reach your goals faster. Ride & Dream will organize freestyle coaching sessions at the speed spot and a magical downwind at the White Dune. For a smooth and easy muscular awakening, Ride & Dream will organize yoga sessions on the lagoon. In addition to kitesurfing, you could enjoy the beautiful spa. It is relaxing but above all purifying, steam baths (hammam) chase away stress and toxins. Kitesurfers love them to relax after one-day kitesurfing on the lagoon. Massages and treatments are a wonderful complement to the hammam.

Beginner

You will discover kiteboarding safely at your own pace and according to your abilities with the partner schools. Courses are led by instructors selected for both their professionalism and personality. They are all graduates IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization). A basic beginner training program includes 12 hours of kiteboarding lessons set up in five stages.

First stage

  • Discovery of the environment and safety rules
  • Theory, presentation, and assembling of the kiteboarding equipment
  • Setting up, getting to know the wind-window and flying a kite
  • Use of the kite safety systems
  • Launching and landing on your own

Second stage

  • Back on the previous exercises
  • Controlling a kite
  • Learning how to relaunch the kite by yourself from the water
  • Body drag

Third stage

  • Getting used to relaunch your kite from the water
  • Training to get one’s board back by body dragging
  • Water start theory and practical exercises on the beach
  • First water start

Fourth stage

  • Awareness of safety and priority rules on water
  • Water start
  • First rides in kite

Fifth stage

  • Riding downwind on both sides
  • Using the edge of the board
  • Riding upwind

Intermediate

The intermediate coaching program is open to all autonomous riders wishing to try their first jumps and tricks or simply be helped to discover and progress in a new discipline like strapless surfing or wakestyle. Through demonstrations and by putting the theory into practice, the professional coaches will help you perform the set of transitions such as tacking, jibing, skipped transitions, back loops, transitions, and down loops.

They may also help you discover, understand, and achieve the POP or assist you in your first jumps, tricks, and grabs. In the second stage of learning jumps, you will learn how to perform more unhooked technical figures like Railey or S. Bend. This quality of service is ensured by the high-level supervision of instructors who will stand by on the beach and in the water watching you, correcting your mistakes, and helping you to progress. Ride & Dream will offer their customers daily debriefings, video analysis, and personalized goals.

Advance

The advance (expert) coaching program is intended for advanced riders who wish to continue progressing and want to reach a top level by benefiting from the experience and expertise of the professional kiteboarders. At your side, both on the beach and in the sea, the professional will help you improve through personalized coaching, demonstrations, and by putting theory into practice. He can help you break down the different stages of a move which you thought was too difficult or impossible to do until then. Coaching kite sessions are offered à la carte depending on individual customer expectations.

Through this personalized kite training program, your level of jumps, transitions, and commitment will be literally boosted. Ride & Dream will give their clients daily debriefings, video analysis, and personalized goals in order to help them progress. Ride & Dream offers the clients wave and freestyle kite coaching sessions. The wave coaching program will help you improve your own way of riding strapless - optimization of your position, jibes, tack, and toe side. The professional kiteboarders will help you achieve your goals such as discovering the strapless pop or performing jumps, tricks or even grabs. Meanwhile, the freestyle coaching program will be set up in three stages.

First stage

There is an assessment of your ride level and analysis of your strengths and weaknesses. The goal is to quickly correct your mistakes in order to start the coaching program on a solid basis.

Second stage

This stage covers working on jump calls, edging, and popular and landing techniques.

Third stage

The third stage covers mastering old school hooked or new school unhooked jumps.

Included excursions

You will have four-speed spot excursion.

Instructors

Raphaëlle Douté
Passionate about sliding sports, Raphaëlle is the founder of Ride & Dream. With more than 10 years of experience in the international tourism sector, she has multiplied experiences and contacts around the world during her many trips across the globe. She delivers tailor-made stays around values ​​that are sharing, team cohesion, and surpassing oneself. Raphaëlle aspires to be a contemporary, optimistic and passionate entrepreneur. Her ambition is to make the Ride & Dreamers discover the most beautiful destinations through a unique and personalized adventure with kitesurfing champions.
Julien Kerneur
With his origins from Bretagne, Julien Kerneur is a famous French kitesurfer who is internationally known for his versatility. From freestyle to strapless to foil, he masters all the disciplines. When he was just 10 years old, Julien discovered kitesurfing with his family. Afterwards, in 2010, he started to participate in competitions and eventually became Slalom World Champion. In races from 2010 to 2012, Julien performed at highest levels. In addition to his smile, his energy, and his kindness, trainees will be seduced by his pedagogical qualities and his professionalism.

Location

Dakhla also known as Ad-Dakhla or Villa Cesneros is a Moroccan city situated in Western Sahara along the Atlantic coast. The inhabitants, also called the Saharaoui people, earn their living from fishing and tourism. The weather conditions in Dakhla are perfect for kitesurfing - the temperature difference between the ocean and the Saharan desert creates a daily thermal wind. Located on a 24-mile peninsula, Dakhla offers a large lagoon with calm and shallow water in some places. On the ocean side, you will find wave spots with powerful and consistent swells.

Features

Activities

  • Kitesurfing
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Surfing

General

  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

You will be provided breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and a welcoming cocktail. On the restaurant menu of the hotel, the traditional and international cuisine is equally tasty and refined.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Massage and other treatments
  • Spa
  • Steam baths (hammam)

What's included

  • 12-hour beginner lessons with equipment rental
  • 6-day freestyle and wave coaching for autonomous riders
  • Daily yoga classes from Monday to Saturday
  • Speed spot excursions and downwind to the White Dune
  • Supervision of the group and activities by Julien and Raphaëlle
  • Privatization of the cable park in case of no wind (1 hour for the group)
  • 6-day kite storage
  • Use of kite center facilities (compressor, assistance for takeoff and landing, and boat safety)
  • The USB key with photos of your kite camp
  • Ride & Dream T-shirts
  • Transfers to and from Dakhla Airport (VIL)
  • Meals on full board basis (breakfasts, lunches, and dinners)
  • A welcoming cocktail
  • 7 nights' accommodation

What's not included

  • Flights
  • 6-day complete kitesurfing equipment rental (coaching formula) (300 EUR)
  • 6-day kite rental (coaching formula) (250 EUR)
  • 6-day board rental (coaching formula) (150 EUR)
  • Drinks outside meals and alcoholic beverages
  • Optional multiple-risk insurance

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Dakhla Airport (VIL). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Ride & Dream will pick you up from the airport.

You may use Royal Air Maroc or Transavia airlines.

Airport: Dakhla Airport Airport transfer included: Dakhla Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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