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Essaouira Wind Kite Surf SUP - Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

from £450pp inc Flights

Windsurf, kitesurf, surf and SUP holiday to Essaouira, Morocco - wide sandy bay, flat water to small waves. A wonderful french influenced Medina with fine dining restaurants, bars and souk markets to explore. Amazing value!

Riad Zahra

3 stars

Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

Riad Zahra

3* Slightly larger riad with 23 rooms including singles, doubles, triple and mini suite all individually decorated with its own pool, restaurant and terrace A few minutes’ walk from the beach, approx 10 minutes to the centre and around 15 minutes’ walk to the medina . In an excellent location with half board dining option with 2 restaurants. 

7 nights BB  from £450pp
& transfers

Depart 19 Sept 2017

Prices includes return flights, return airport transfers and twin share standard accommodation. Subject to availability. 

Essaouira Windsurf Centre

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Essaouira Windsurf Centre

The Sportif Essaouira windsurf centre is located in the middle of a long curved sandy bay (4 km long), around 20-25 minutes walk from our choice of Riad accommodation and 10-15 minutes from the Ocean Vagabond and Atlas hotels. A full rental and instruction programme is available with the latest equipment from Mistral, Fanatic and North. SUP, surfing and kitesurfing is also available.

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Essaouira Kitesurf Centre

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Essaouira Kitesurf Centre

The Essaouira kitesurfing centre is well located right on the huge bay. Kitesurf lessons from beginner up to expert level are available. Equipment rental is available for advanced, independant kitesurfers on the latest North Kiteboarding range.

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For your windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and SUP holiday to Essaouira, with a private pool, bar and own restaurant. Perfectly positioned, Riad Zahra is a few minutes walk to the beach and approximately 15 minutes' walk from the Medina.

 Riad Zahra is just a 5 minute walk from the beach and approximately 15 minute walk from the Medina.

Decorated in traditional style, 23 rooms each individually decorated with ensuite shower and WC, satellite TV and WiFi connection. Some rooms have balconies, others sea views. Room categories include Single, Double, Double with sea view, Triple and Mini Suite.

Facilities: The Restaurants at Riad Zahra offer delicious menus. Restaurant Les Délices de Zahra on the ground floor, is decorated in traditional Moroccan style with traditional Moroccan dishes- tagines, spiced meat kebabs, couscous, pastillas plus a range of Asian style dishes prepared in woks : vegetarian, shellfish, fish, chicken and varied international dishes including salads, pâtes, hamburgers, some adapted for children.

On the top floor the Zahra’s Grill specialises in Mediterranean dishes using the glowing embers on which to cook the freshest lobster or prawns, sea fish, shellfish, meat and Paëllas, with Spanish / Morocco fusion menu and delicious selection of wines to accompany your meal.

Enjoy relaxing by the private 18m x 8m pool with sun loungers and shades. Snacks, tapas and drinks are available either served by the pool, on the terrace or on the top veranda, which serves excellent seafood and tapas in the restaurant, enjoying the sea or sunset views.

Windsurf/Kitesurf/Surfing/SUP Centre: The centre is approximately a 10 minute walk from Riad Zahra. More >

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Sailing Conditions

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Great Reasons to go to Essaouira, Morocco, Africa

Best Time: Mar - mid Sept.
Launch: Sandy beach.
Wind Direction: Cross shore
from right. Sometimes from left
(autumn & winter).
Wind Type: NE trade in summer F5-7 and cyclonic winds in winter.
Shorebreak: Normally slight.
Water Conditions: Exposed to atlantic conditions with
protected areas.
Suitability: All levels.
Clinics: Windsurf Clinics with Jem Hall. More >
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP & surfing in the same bay.
  • Special wave excursions to Moulay & Sidi Kaouki for advanced riders.
  • Large range of excellent restaurants & bars in town.
  • Luxury & boutique hotels and riads with pools.
  • Short flight from UK.
  • Most popular board size
    90 - 106 L.
  • Most popular sail size
    3.0 - 4.7m.

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