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Morocco Windsurf Kite Surf - Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

from £449pp BB inc Flights

Head to the uber cool beach resort of Essaouira in Morocco staying at the charming 3* Riad Zahra or elegant 4* Atlas Spa Hotel - Essaouira.  Early booking offers for June 2017.

Boutique Riad

3 stars

Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

Riad Zahra

3* Superb riad with 23 rooms including singles, doubles, triple and mini suite all individually decorated. A few minutes’ walk from the beach, and around 15 minutes’ walk to the medina with its own pool, restaurant and terrace. In an excellent location with half board dining option with 2 restaurants – 1 Spanish, the owners being from Spain!  View Now >

7 nights BB from £449pp 
Including flights & transfers

Selected dates May/June/July 2017 

Hotel Atlas Essaouira & Spa

4 stars

Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

Hotel Atlas Essaouira & Spa

A contemporary 4* hotel will full facilities and spa directly opposite the beach. Facilities include a enclosed garden and pool perfect to get out of the wind and choice of room categories. Ideall for families, groups or individuals just 15 minutes to the Medina and 5-10 minutes to the centres. View Now >    

7 nights BB from £599pp 
Including flights & transfers

Selected dates May/June/July 2017  

Price includes 7 nights standard room on BB twin share basis, return flights & airport transfers in Essaouira. 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 nearest hotels. A full rental and instruction programme is available with the latest equipment from 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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Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

Located on the coast of Morocco, the Atlas Mountains meet the Atlantic coastline and the sun scorched foothills give way to perfect beaches of golden sand. On this coastline is the historic fortress port of Essaouira, approximately 3 hours from Agadir Airport and around 180km west of Marrakech. Essaouira offers a choice of luxury hotels and boutique riads good for singles, families or groups. If you wish to learn or improve your windsurfing and wave sailing Essaouira offers a mix of flat water, chop and wavy conditions plus multisport packages including surfing and SUP.

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More information about Hotel Atlas Essaouira and Spa in Essaouira - Morocco, Africa

For your windsurfing, kitesurfing & surfing holiday to  Essaouira, Hotel Atlas Essaouira & Spa is a relaxed, modern hotel with full facilities, heated pool, private gardens and spa.

Located on the seafront, surrounded by Andalusian style, private walled gardens with views to the Medina and ocean. Easy access to the Medina which is just 15 minutes walk.

This contemporary hotel has 156 Standard or Premium guest rooms, 6 junior suites and 1 presidential suite either with garden, pool or sea views. All rooms are equipped with double or single beds, bath/WC, hair dryer, air conditioning/heating, LCD-TV, direct dial phone, safe deposit box, mini bar and WiFi (free of charge). Maximum occupancy is 2 persons plus a baby in standard rooms and 3 people in premium rooms. Junior suites have a separate bedrooms, bath/WC and living room with balcony and sea view. The presidential suite has 2 separate bedrooms, 2 bath rooms with WC, a living room with glass front and breathtaking sea views, separate TV corner and large balcony.  Maximum occupancy is 4-6 people.

Reductions: Children under 2 yrs are free of charge and children under 12 yrs receive a 50% reduction. Maximum of 1 extra child bed per room allowed.

The hotel is modern with Moroccan design features. A spacious lobby with seating leads to a separate buffet and A La Carte restaurants, serving traditional Moroccan cuisine, a modern bar and a shop. The terrace of the buffet restaurant offers amazing sea views. The garden features a swimming pool with sun deck and a poolside restaurant. The hotel also runs the beach restaurant and bar “Le Seven”, located right across the street directly on the beach. A dine around option is available on half board where you can eat in each of the restaurants during your stay. A well equipped gym is available to guests and the Daniel Jouvance Spa provides a full range of traditional and individual hammams plus sauna, massages, relaxation therapies, beauty treatments and hair-dressing within the hotel.

The windsurfing and centre is approximately 10 minutes walk along the sea front. More >

Our Opinion
A contemporary stylish hotel with great beach bar and choice of restaurants and dinearound options, spacious pool and deck area with glass shelters get you out of the wind. Really large spa to relax in or take a special treatment. Our top value pick for a luxury hotel.

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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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