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8 Days Surf and Yoga Retreat Morocco

Yoga and Surf Retreat Morocco

The OndaRoot Yoga and Surf Retreat Morocco is based in a calm fishermen's village not far away from Essaouira. Experience the balancing effect of yoga and surfing and enjoy life to the fullest. Freedom, consciousness and ease in a relaxed and amicable atmosphere. Beaches for miles, tranquility, tasty food and oriental charm are waiting for you. You can choose between different packages including yoga and / or surfing or kitesurfing. Additionally, you have the opportunity to redefine your goals or reduce stress in your daily life with a professional systemic coach. OndaRoot emphasizes personal service and always puts quality over quantity. Therefore, the retreat is limited to 10 participants.

Retreat highlights

  • Yoga lessons in small groups
  • Personal support and attendance by Leila and Cri
  • Surf and kite course are available
  • Relaxed and cozy atmosphere
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner

Skill level

  • Beginner

Yoga styles

7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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You will stay in a high standard apartment or double room just a few steps away from the beach. The apartments offer space for two to four persons and consist of a double bedroom (double bed or twin single beds) and a spacious living room with kitchen, as well as a bathroom. Some have a fireplace.

For the ones travelling alone we have double rooms for single occupancy with either landscape or sea-view. There is also the possibility to share an apartment if there is another guest who wants to share.

The apartment hotel disposes of a swimming pool and two sun terraces with deck chairs which can also be used by the guests staying in doubles rooms.

Die "boutique-style" hotels are managed by their European owners and combine Moroccan charm with European comfort.

OndaRoot Morocco Yoga Retreat Program

Yoga session

You will practice yoga in small groups (maximum of 10 participants) for individual and personal assistance. The main focus is to meet the needs of every single participant and to create the ideal setting for beginners as well as advanced yogis and yoginis. The classes focus on releasing stress, strengthening your week points and - of course - letting the energy flow.

You will experience the benefits of Hatha yoga in a cozy atmosphere with individual adjustments. The sessions will take place in a beautiful rooftop yoga loft with natural wooden floor and a window front for an amazing view on the beach.

Surfing session (optional and can be booked onsite)

OndaRoot wants you to get the most out of your surf course. This is why you are offered measure-made surf lessons with personal and professional coaching plus extensive theory lessons including a detailed video analysis - for more fun and faster progress.

In the small groups of maximum 5 persons per teacher, you experience fast learning in a friendly and personal atmosphere. OndaRoot always puts quality over quantity - not only in the surf courses. Further, they time the surf lessons according to the best surfing conditions of the day unlike many other surf schools, which always go out at the same time regardless of the conditions.

The surf instructors are experienced and know the surf spots like the back of their hand. They will make sure you are safe and support you wherever they can - for your unforgettable surfing experience.

Program schedule


  • 15:00 Arrival
  • 20:00 Dinner

Sunday until Tuesday

  • 08:00 Breakfast followed by optional surf or kite courses and other activities in between sessions
  • 18:00 Yoga lesson
  • 20:00 Dinner


  • 08:00 Breakfast followed by excursion time to Essaouira

Thursday until Friday

  • 08:00 Breakfast followed by optional surf or kite courses and other activities in between sessions
  • 18:00 Yoga lesson
  • 20:00 Dinner


  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 12:00 Check out

Retreat location

OndaRoot Surf, Kite & Yoga Morocco is located in a calm fishermen's village not far away from the coastal town of Essaouira.

Beaches for miles, tranquility, endless seeming space and stunning views of sunsets in the sea are waiting for you.

Besides yoga and surfing there are many other things to see and do. You can decide whether you want to go horse-back riding on the beach, take a camel-trip, stroll around Essaouira's beautiful old-town or just relax on the beach.

Nearby places

  • Agadir, 185 kilometers - 3 hours
  • Essaouira, 20 kilometers - 15 minutes
  • Marrakech, 199 kilometers - 2 hours 30 minutes



  • Surfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Camel riding
  • Horse riding
  • Massage nearby
  • Shopping nearby
  • Spa nearby
  • Swimming


  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Sun terrace with deck chairs
  • Swimming pool
  • Yoga shala


  • Organisation of activities, guides, equipment, and transfers
  • Personal and attentive guest service by Leila and Cri before and during your stay


A nourishing breakfast and a two-course dinner are included in the price. The Italian chef and his Moroccan sous-chefs offer Italian as well as Moroccan specialties such as fish wrapped in salt crust (caught in the morning by local fishermen, as fresh as you can get it), various pasta dishes and the typical Tajine. There is a range of vegetarian and vegan options on offer. Enjoy culinary delights, lovingly prepared with high quality ingredients.


Lunch is offered at various small bistros 100 meters from the hotel. They serve a great variety of Moroccan, as well as international dishes for a small price.

Things to do (optional)

  • Book additional surf or kite course
  • Enjoy the traditional Hammam
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Pamper yourself with a massage treatment
  • Relax on the beach
  • Take a camel-trip
  • Visit Essaouira's charming Medina, which has been declared a World Heritage Site

What's included

  • 5 Hatha yoga coaching in small groups, individual training with yoga instructors Leila and Cri
  • 6 daily serving of a two-course dinner
  • 7 nights in a spacious apartment (double occupancy) or in a double room (single occupancy)
  • 7 daily serving of a generous breakfast

What's not included

  • Additional surf or kite course
  • Flights
  • Transfers

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airport is Essaouira Mogador (ESU). However, most connections are to Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) or Agadir Al Masira Airport (AGA). You can either get a rental car, a shuttle taxi or a bus from there. OndaRoot is happy to organize a shuttle taxi for you. The price from Marrakech or Agadir is approximately 60 EUR.


  • Agadir Al Masira (AGA), 184 kilometers - 3 hours
  • Essaouira Mogador (ESU), 15 kilometers - 15 minutes
  • Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK), 199 kilometers - 2 hours 30 minutes
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