The Best Surfing Hotspots in Morocco

Morocco has become a favored tourist destination in northern Africa offering a selection of historical attractions, magnificent stretches of beach and great surfing opportunities. In fact the area has become a popular choice for surfers from around the world, a chance to grab a surf board and hit the waves in one of the most beautiful countries in Africa.

Taghazout located in southern Morocco is a top choice for surfing with two top choices, Anchor Point and Hash Point.

When you aren’t soaking up the sun on the beach or riding the waves there are plenty of things to do in the area from camel rides on the beach to jet biking on the water. This is a very busy tourist area, but if you want to soak up some culture and enjoy a unique experience then you should head to the souk located in the Medina.

A souk is a traditional market place with a choice of vendors selling a host of great items to take home from jewelry to clothing and pottery to leather goods.

Agadir is another of the top tourist areas in Morocco and home to Banana Beach, which is a firm favorite with surfers from around the globe. When you’re not surfing there are plenty of things to do and see in Agadir including visiting the Kasbah which dates back to 1540 or visit the Medina (the old city) where you can soak up the spectacular Moroccan architecture.

Agadir is popular with a host of water sports including snorkeling and scuba diving, a fantastic holiday choice for those who want to make the most of the wonderful weather this country experiences.

Essaouira is a busy seaside location popular with tourists looking to soak up the sun and enjoy some history and culture. The beaches here are pristine, perfect for sun bathing, playing games and of course, surfing.

When you’re not surfing there is a great museum to explore, the Medina offers a unique experience where you can wander the narrow passageways and buy some souvenirs at the souk and then there is the port, a relaxing place to wander around and enjoy the sights.

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