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Surf Camp in Essaouira

If you desire to discover the real Moroccan surf, come join us at The Spot Morocco. Run by surfers, we know exactly what makes the perfect surfing holiday; un-crowded waves and unspoilt beaches, tasty food, friendly staff, comfortable accommodation, great company and the chance to experience the diverse local culture that this beautiful country has to offer. At The Spot, we make sure none of these are overlooked and ensure you have an unforgettable surf trip in Morocco.


  • Fun and friendly team
  • Surfing world class waves
  • Well-experience surf instructors
  • Surf in one of Morocco's prime surf areas
  • Surf board and wetsuit hire
  • 7 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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During this holiday, you will at our surf camp riad in Essaouira. The accommodation is centrally located in the heart of Essaouiras medina, a Unesco Word Heritage site. The riad offers stylish accommodation with 15 comfortable bedrooms catering for 1, 2 or 3-4 people. Renovated in 2014, the riad combines modern dcor with a warm atmosphere. Each room is perfectly furnished with its own private en-suite bathroom, satellite TV, air conditioning and safe. On top of that, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the riad. The panoramic roof top terrace boasts stunning beach views and is perfect for sunbathing, enjoying a tasty meal, or taking in the breath-taking sunset after a hard days surfing in Morocco. Essaouira beach is within walking distance from the riad, as well as being located in the most sort after area of the medina, meaning you are less than a minutes walk from the local markets, fishing port, Scala, local art galleries and other points of interest. The towns mellow atmosphere, narrow alleys, colorful stalls and whitewashed houses make it a wonderful place to wander around and explore.

The Spot Morocco Surf Camp in Essaouira Itinerary

Example of daily itinerary

08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast on the roof terrace

09:00 Depart for the day

09:30 Morning surf lesson with instructors / guided surf session

12:00 Packed lunch at the beach

13:00 Supervised free surf session / guided surf session

16:00 - 17:00 Return to accommodation

17:30 Sunset yoga session (optional)

19:00 Dinner / free time

For the odd occasion when the waves decide to take the day off, or if you fancy a day to re-charge and take in the local culture, were happy to help you arrange other activities in the local area.


We are perfectly located in Essaouira, a vibrant seaside town on the South Coast of Morocco.



  • Hiking nearby
  • Massage nearby
  • Surfing


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Terrace


  • Free Wi-Fi


For breakfast, well make sure youre ready and raring to hit the waves with a selection of fresh bread, jams, eggs, juices and hot drinks, all enjoyed on the roof top terrace. Within walking distance, there is a wide range of great Moroccan and International restaurants to choose from where you can venture out for dinner each night and sample the local delights such as traditional Moroccan tagines, cous cous, barbecues and much more. Alternatively, you can choose a made-to-order Moroccan meal in the comfort of the riad.

Things to do (optional)

For the odd occasion when the waves decide to take the day off, or if you fancy a day to re-charge and take in the local culture, you may choose the following trips/activities:

Agadir tour

Essaouira city tour



Horse riding - prices starts from approximately 19 GBP for 2 hours sunset horse ride

Jet-ski hire

Moroccan hamman and massage treatments - prices starts from approximately 10 GBP for a hammam scrub and 22 GBP for 2 hours full relaxing massage

Paradise Valley tour

Sand buggy hire

Quad biking

What's included

  • 4x4 transport to and from the surf spot daily
  • 5 x 2.5 hours surf lessons
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • Daily continental breakfast and packed lunch
  • Surf board and wetsuit hire
  • Qualified instructor

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airport is Essaouira Airport (ESU) which only 15 minutes by car. You may also fly to Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) or Agadir Al Massira Airport (AGA) between 2 - 2.5 hours away. On your arrival in Morocco if you option for us to arrange an airport transfer for you, you will be met by one of our safe drivers at the airport who will drive you straight to the accommodation, whatever time or day you arrive.

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