The gateway to Africa known for its unique and diverse geographic, Mediterranean beaches, surf spots, colour laden streets, traditional Riads and the legendary atlas mountains is Morocco, it is also a bargain shoppers paradise.
Morocco has become one of the world's favourite winter surfing destination and the centre stage takes Taghazout a beautiful little hippie town with gorgeous cafes, stunning murals and nice weather almost all year round. Here you will find not only the best surfing camps and near perfect waves but also the best yoga classes that help surfers breath better and be more flexible and agile on the board.
So if you are looking to learn how to surf or wanting to up your game on the surfboard, practice yoga and fest on the best vegetarian/vegan food than this list of top 6 luxury surf and yoga retreats in morocco is what you need. The list has been sorted in descending order of price and average cost per day is mentioned at the end of each retreat.
Residing on the rugged Moroccan coastline, just outside of Taghazout is Villa Mandala where all Yoga and Surf retreat organised by Surf Maroc are held. Surf Maroc was founded in year 2003 by 2 friends with 5 boards & a few old wetsuits fast forward to today Surf Maroc has 4 epic oceanfront locations and has been featured in ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Telegraph Travel’. Villa Mandala the Yoga Retreat Centre features a lush garden, relaxing living areas, plunge pool and a yoga shala. Villa Mandala Yoga Surf Retreat.
Located at Devils Rock, a 10 minute drive from Taghazout Surf Maroc has a surf school named KM14. KM14 surf school offers private surf lessons, semi-private lessons, group lessons and surf equipment for hire. Surf Maroc food menus are inspired by Ayurvedic tradition with the mix of Moroccan and international recipes.
The most popular 7 Days Yoga and Surfing Holidays offered by Surf Maroc Luxury Surf and Yoga Retreat includes following
- Surf Maroc team 24/7 on hand
- Breakfast, packed lunch, gourmet evening meals and afternoon tea
- 2 hours Sunrise Vinyasa yoga every day
- 1.5 hours Sunset Restorative and Yin yoga every day
- Daily transport to the surf spot
- Professional knowledgeable surf instructors
- Surf Coaching sessions each day with qualified instructors
- High quality surfboards, wetsuits, and leashes
- Excursions: souk, paradise valley and sand surfing
- Oceanfront accommodation in the soulful Villa Mandal
In this 7 Days Luxury Surf and Yoga Retreat qualified surf instructors will take you to waves to suit your ability and provide you with hands on coaching. This Surf and Yoga Retreat dives deep into all aspects of yoga, for both beginners and experts.
Location: Taghazout, Morocco
Cost of 7 Days Yoga and Surfing Holidays Retreat starts at: US$ 1364
Founded by European-Marocaine who fell in love with the beauty of Taghazout Bay is Mirage Surf and Yoga Retreat located in the village of Tamraght only 20 minutes drive from the city of Agadir. This is an authentic Moroccan surf and yoga camp providing guests with a unique mix of traditional Moroccan hospitality and modern surfing techniques. All instructors and surf guides of Mirage Surf are ISA certified. ‘Riad’ A traditional Moroccan house with an interior courtyard, features lush gardens, numerous chill out areas, and a pool is the highlight of Mirage Surf.
Mirage Surf Morocco offers surf lessons and coachings for all levels and ages. The most famous 8 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday offered by Mirage Surf Morocco Luxury Surf and Yoga Retreat includes following
- 6 surf lessons
- 12 yoga classes (morning and evening)
- Certified, knowledgeable and experienced local surf instructors
- Use of all surf equipment (board, leash, and wetsuit)
- Free to surf at sunrise and sunset
- 7 nights accommodation
- Healthy meals
This 8 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday with Mirage Surf will leave you renewed and recharged, stronger, leaner and mentally reinvigorated.
Location: Tamraght, Morocco
Cost of 8 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday Retreat starts at: US$ 823
Founded by local expert surfers, raving online reviews, moroccan style interiors and home cooked vegetarian meals is what Surfline Surf and Yoga Retreat in Taghazout, Morocco is all about. The surf and yoga retreat is located minutes away from Crocodile beach and devil’s rock the 2 famous surf spots and the expert surf and yoga teachers are experienced and well equipped to handle first timers as well as advanced practitioners.
The most popular package offered by Surfline Villa Morocco is 5 Days All Inclusive Surf and Yoga Holiday and it includes the following
- Daily 2-hour surfing lessons
- Video analysis of surf coaching
- Daily 1-hour relaxing yoga sessions
- Daily use of surfboard, wetsuit, and leash
- 1 day trip to Imessouwane or Paradise Valley
- Airport transfer from and to Agadir
- Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
- 4 nights accommodation
Location: Agadir, Morocco
Cost of 5 Days All Inclusive Surf and Yoga Holiday Retreat starts at: US$ 455
Beach styled, incredible ocean views, capacity to host around 40 guests is Taghazout Villa where Dfrost Almugar Surf & Yoga organize their retreats. Dfrost Almugar has a rooftop yoga shala overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This luxury surf and yoga retreat centre is the member of numerous surfing associations, such as the Surf Association of South Morocco and the Moroccan Surf Federation.
Dfrost Almugar has a surf school running since 2008, offering surfing lessons to first timers and to advanced surfers. During the retreat participants are divided into groups according to skills level and experience.
The 8 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday offered by Dfrost Almugar Surf & Yoga Villa is the most popular Surf and Yoga retreat and it includes the following
- 6 yoga sessions
- 5 wonderful 2h surf lessons
- Free usage of the Board & Wetsuit hire all day long
- 5 days surf safari
- Transfers from and to Agadir (Bus station or Airport)
- Free access to all amenities
- 7 nights accommodation
- Daily delicious meals
- Access to ocean front BAR
Location: Taghazout, Morocco
Cost of 8 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday Retreat starts at: US$ 755