Swell Surf Morocco

Swell Surf Morocco is a dream camp for unforgettable surfing and kitesurfing holidays located in a small fishing village to the north of Agadir.

Instructors 3

Abdou

Abdou will be your instructor. He is a surf coach who has been practicing since 2008.

Soufiane

Soufiane is one of the instructors of Swell Surf Morocco.

Hamza

Hamza is one of the instructors of Swell Surf Morocco.

Reviews 36

Lisanne Hoekstra

from Netherlands, May 2018

Bij aankomst had ik meteen een warm welkom gevoel, iedereen die ik heb ontmoet was super aardig. De instreuteurs waren fantastisch, meedenkend en geduldig. Vooral Badr, mijn surf instructeur ging altijd net een stapje verder om te helpen of je wegwijs te maken in het gebied. De Riad heeft een hele fijne huiselijke sfeer en het eten is echt heel goed. Alles bij elkaar echt een top week!

Franziska Karutz

from Germany, September 2018

"amazing experience "

Just an overall perfect experience. I didn’t just learn the technique, I learned to live in the moment of the waves (thanks to Abdou) and found new friends. The food/lunch was always extremely delicious, thanks to Laura!

I’m just very very happy I booked with swell surf Morocco!

Linda Jacobs

from Netherlands, July 2018

"exceeding my expectations"

both abdou and badr made me feel more then welcome! even though the surf season was almost over, i had the best time ever.

if you are looking for a small surf camp with warm and welcoming people, this is the place to be.they will do all within their power to give you the best experience there possibly is.

Philippe Morin

from Canada, May 2018

"Unreal experience! "

I started the camp with very limited experience (couldn't water start). By the end of the camp, Abdou had me doing jumps! The whole week was the perfect combination of structured kite sessions and free time to visit the beautiful area. I hope I will have the opportunity to go back and kite with them again! Laura, your lunches are amazing. Abdou and everyone else involved, thanks for the great week.

Gabriel Fernandes

from Canada, May 2018

"AMAZING !!!"

My week in Agadir with Swell Surf was just perfect, lots of sunshine, strong winds, perfect for kitesurfing lessons. Abdou, Badr and Laura make fantastic team, very professional and fun. Abdou was a very good instructor, extremely patient and kind, always encouraging me, I am really glad that I could progress a lot and feel comfortable enough to start doing it all by myself here in Canada. ADVISE: bring water shoes, bit if don’t have them, go to Agadir’s Decathlon store. Laura’s lunch boxes are delicious, my first contact with Moroccan food couldn’t be better, she contacted me in advance to check on my food allergies. Badr was in charge of all my transfers and he is the one took me to Paradise Valley (which is incredible).

The accommodation (Riad Imourane, in Tamraght) is very cozy, clean and the staff is friendly. The village is small, but is it has convenience stores and local restaurants with good Moroccan, vegetarian and Mediterranean food for very good prices.

THANK YOU SWELL SURF TEAM !!!!

Johannes Zeller

from Switzerland, May 2018

"Value for Money --> Absolutely Amazing!"

Bader (Surfing) and Abdul (Kite-Surfing) are fantastic. They are very cool people and fun to be the entire day with. Even though we didn't have wind on a few days, it was always fun with these guys to hang out, try surfing instead of kite-surfing or just chilling.

The everyday's Lunches made by the wife of Abdul are delicious! Also the dinner at the hostel are just awesome. It's been a while since I ate so good and so healthy at the same time!

Everybody seems to be very eager to provide the best service. Also the people in the hostel are fun and stayed with us a few times in the evening just to talk and chill.

All this for such a price is simply unique. Thanks guys, I had a great time and will probably come back someday!

Nicole Behr

from Germany, May 2018

"Amazing experience "

Passionate Instruktor

Sabina Kramberger

from Slovenia, May 2018

I highly recommend the kite surfing holidays with Swell Surf Morocco!

Reelika Helde

from Estonia, April 2018

"More than You can wish for! :) "

As we arrived in Agadir we had a very warm welcome from everyone throughout the holiday.

Me and my boyfriend had tried kitesurfing few times but had not got far so kitesurfing for beginners felt like a good idea – it turned out to exceed all expectations!

Thank You Abdou for being the absolute best kitesurfing instructor we have ever met! It was easy to learn from someone so skilled, attentive, thorough, patient and happy.

Another wonderful surprise were the lunches at the beach. Thank You Laura for being absolute genius in the kitchen! As we tried many different restaurants the lunch was always better than dinner – amazing!

The whole trip was very well planned to details and so much more than we expected! There are no words to describe how happy we are that we had this wonderful experience.

There are so many places to discover in the world but this was one of those where you know you want to come back.

See You all next year around same time – if not sooner! :)

With Best Wishes from Estonia

Reelika & Heigo

Martin Pope

from United Kingdom, April 2018

"60 year olds bucket list ticked"

I’ve just returned home from one of the best holidays I have ever had. I booked a beginners kitesurfing course for both myself and my son. Neither of us had any kite surfing experience or been to Morocco. I’m a fairly agile 60 year old however I was understandably a little apprehensive as kite surfing can be a dangerous sport if you don’t follow some fairly simple basic rules. However, through Abdou’s patience and expert tuition, by our last day we were almost riding the board. If the wind conditions hadn’t have become too gusty for beginners I’m confident we would have got there. We met many other kitesurfing students from around the world who had taken kitesurfing lessons elsewhere and they all said the same thing, “Abdou was the best instructor they had ever had”. I personally didn’t participate in the surfing however the feedback I got from the surf students was that Bader was also an excellent instructor. Both Abdou and Bada did everything they could to make our stay in Morocco as interesting and enjoyable as possible by taking us to a local Moroccan fish market for lunch and to paradise valley. Abdou’s wife Laura works hard behind the scenes and swiftly answered any questions or concerns I had before our trip. She also provides delicious packed lunches on a daily basis which we all looked forward to eating. Swell Surf Morocco are a professional outfit that has customer care as a top priority. They are also excellent value for the money. I recommend them 100%

Pavel Mateju

from Czechia, April 2018

"Best surf guiding experience ever !"

I was very lucky to book my surf guiding package with Surf swell Morocco company. Abdul, Badr and Laura, small but very effective team of very nice persons which you agree on almost anything with. Abdul is very flexible, yet always on time, ready to take you to the best spots for surf just when the tide is right and wind's offshore. For Surf swell Morocco company, virtually nothing is a problem. Even if the conditions do not favor the wave surfing, you don't have to worry, you can switch to kite surfing and go with the wind if you like. I was really impressed, this was one of my best surf holiday ever.

Ross Mullane

from Ireland, April 2018

"kite boarding paradise"

I loved the fact that abdou would stayed later a couple times when there was no wind during the daytime and picked up in the afternoon. Equipment was all in mint condition. Had a good selection of kites too for different winds. Had me standing on the kite board by on the third day. Can’t thank the guys enough for the whole holiday one ill remember forever

Ross Mullane

from Ireland, April 2018

"Week of paradise!"

Our instructors being just so friendly and professional and willing to be so flexible to accommodate all 5 of our needs! Willing always to find the best surf spots (some local and secret:) ). Any days without decent waves were spent adventuring anywhere we wanted....paradise valley, jet skiing and quad biking! All lunches were sooooooooo nice and fresh and different every day (thanks Laura!😁). Thanks to the guys abdoul and badr for an amazing weeks surfing hope to do it again some time!

Greg Fabijanski

from United Kingdom, April 2018

"Kite upwind!"

Abdou knows his stuff, I was going upwind in no time... nice flat spot at the back of the kings palace!

Kris T

from United Kingdom, March 2018

"Wind, sun, ocean and good company;))"

Fantastic people, exciting sport thank you very much for a fantastic week with you and of cours fantastic food of laura ;)))

I highly recommend👍👍👍

Ruben Timmermans

from Belgium, March 2018

the food and the hostel was good.

Anonymous

from Belgium, December 2017

material kite was ok, lunch on the beach

Paul Caiger-Watson

from United Kingdom, December 2017

"An experience, not just a kite surfing opportunity"

Abdou the instructor, a fantastic sense of humour, great knowledge as you'd hope on guiding me as a beginner and when the winds were too light there was an opportunity to 'attempt' to learn to surf. Very chilled out, great to experience eating in the local fish markets and the trip to Paradise Valley as an excursion to see something different than the coastline. Abdou makes all the difference, I was lucky to have such a good guide and now new friend. I hope to return to complete what we started.

Jessica Brand

from Italy, November 2017

"One week of fun :)"

The whole Camp was a great experience. The hotel was super cozy and I apreciated that it wasnt too big, in that way it is way easier to get in contact with the other guests (mainly wave surfers attending different surf schools). You can also eat dinner at the hotel which tasts really good. The staff of the hotel.is also really nice :)

Regarding the kitesurfing we were unfortunately only 3 times able to use the kite based on bad luck with the wind. But even with the three times we made it on the board even though it were just for few seconds 😅. However, when the wind was low we went wave surfing, played volleyball at the beach or just enjoyed the sun.

Even though it might be a small team, doesnt mean its bad at all, it makes you feel being in a great, fun family who really care about you and try to make your stay as good as possible.

And the lunches are awesome as well! I always loved the little notes on them that had sometimes one or two words in your own language on them, super kind :)

So all in all its just a great camp and its up to you what you make out of it when the wind is low,because Abdou and the others do the best they can to make it an unforgetable experience :)

Antonio Escartin Martínez

from Spain, November 2017

"More than just kitesurfing"

The entire team of Swell Surf did their best (and succeeded) in order to make us enjoy everyday we spent together. We didn't have the best wind conditions (not anyones fault), but after starting from a absolute beginner now I feel capable and confident to keep improving on my own with kitesurfing. Abdou made a good demonstration of experience and patience as a instructor and as a guide. Laura's food not only was very good but also always made me smile every time I opened it. Badr and Othman were with us all the time too and also were cool people to hangout with and good drivers (really appreciated in Morocco). Not only we did kite lessons (in Agadir and Essauira due to the wind) but also surfing, tourism, having typical lunches, and other things that I'll let you discover for yourself.

shukran/ačiū Swell Surf team!

Miria Alicino

from United Kingdom, November 2017

"Is not just another experience,is "The Experience""

When I booked this package I was expecting to do kite surf every day, but this is a sport that depends from nature and unfortunately in Agadir there wasn't much wind in that week. And if there is no wind is up to you to choose to be upset and grumpy or choose to go with the Moroccan flow and enjoy every single moment because Abdou, Laura, Othman, Bader and Rashid will do their best to make your stay unforgettable.

I did surf and Thanks to Abdou I managed to stand on the board which I wasn't able to do in my previous camp; they took us to Essaouira where we had 2 wonderful day of strong wind and kite lessons and I also learned the crab/ kite dance with Othman, so much fun!! If you want to enjoy the movida night Bader is the party guy, he will make sure you have a perfect night out.

The Riad was clean and cozy, the people very kind and welcoming and the food delicious.

I had such a great time with this people and for me everything was perfect!!

Marc Vanderveken

from Belgium, November 2017

The stay at the surf hotel was perfect. This hotel is used by different surf schools (mostly wave surfing - Swell Surf Camp was the only Kite surf school). So at night you could meet different people with all the same interests, which was very nice.

Rachid (my instructor) is an nice guy. He really tried to make my stay as pleasant as possible. On low wind moments (unfortunately most of the time) we went visiting Paradise valley, some hot springs, Hamam...

Andrea Smith

from United Kingdom, October 2017

"Kitesurf/surfing"

The beach was really nice, and the Riad cosy. I met some great people!

Inge Van Kruchten

from Netherlands, October 2017

"Don't miss! Fantasic overall experience I highly recommend!"

I stayed for a 8 days in Agadir and had so much fun!!! Every day the main focus was kite surfing! What a great sport to be doing, I was addicted from day 1 onwards!! Nevertheless, if there wasn't enough wind, Abdoul and his team made sure we had the best time! Whether this was while wave surfing, paddle boarding, playing soccer on the beach, chatting on a blanket in the sun or visiting one of the surrounding places, every day was a success!!! Whenever the wind picked up we quickly got ourselves ready to practice as much kite surfing as we could!!! Because of this and their great teaching skills, at the end of the week I did manage to stand up and to ride the board on the water!!! Every day we received an amazing lunch from Laura who is super sweet and an absolute amazing chef!!! These guys really make your holiday and experience well worth!!!

Judith Sinke

from Netherlands, June 2017

"Great overall experience "

Had an amazing week in Agadir because of this kitesurf/surfing camp. Unfortunately there was not much wind this week. But they tried to go as much as possible and take every opportunity to go kiting. What's also a good thing is when there is no wind it doesn't mean that you can't do anything because they also offer wave surfing lessons. So I also learned a bit of wavesurving. Both Habib and Abdou give clear instructions and are real motivators, what makes a difference in learning how to surf. Besides the surfing you make trips and get to know more about Agadir and it's surroundings. Habib, Abdou and Laura are friendly and fun people that makes your stay one you'll remember. And also Laura's food is really, really good. So just go! :)

Sophie Evans

from United Kingdom, May 2017

"Swell Surf Morocco "

Lovely staff. Very accommodating and helpful. Makes you feel like a big family

Francesco Zuliani

from Italy, April 2017

"Kitecamp in Agadir"

People, place, Hostel and food

Malika M

from United States, April 2017

"Swell Surf Morocco - best option!"

The flexibility of the program and ability to see the country.

Jerome Campiotto

from Germany, September 2018

"Awesome experience for little money"

All in all everything was a pretty positive experience.

The surf school has cool staff with whom you can joke around a lot.

Enough alternative activity is provided if there is no wind.

The meals were provided by the instructors wife and they were cooked with such love that everything tasted really amazing!

Testimonials 5

Jason Brown US

TripAdvisor

Quite simply I had the most fantastic week, delivered by the coolest and most gracious of hosts who LITERALLY couldnt have done more for me.

The quality of the kite surfing instruction was awesome, and it was due to this that I picked it up quickly. All equipment I used was recent kit, in good condition. There was a wide variety of kite sizes to suit all conditions.

I don't often do this but I will definitely be returning to the same location with the same host. I'm so confident that I will have another fantastic holiday that I will try and take friends with me too.

I give Abdou and all at Swell Surf my highest possible recommendation.

Awijet

TripAdvisor

This surf camp was fantastic and quite easy going! In another surf camp I went to, we were very scheduled and you did not have much option to modify.

With a few rough surf days, we were able to pivot and do some day trips that I highly recommend (Paradise Valley, Legzira, Marrakesh and the Sahara). You are with Habib and Abdou each day and can chat through options any time. Laura's meals are fantastic and we were honored to be hosted in their home for a meal as well. You end up feeling like family at the end of the week!

For lodging, the surf camp does not actually tie itself to a particular option. The riyadh we stayed had fantastic staff! The hotel itself only had wifi in the lobby and was more like a really nice hostel.

Federico F.

TripAdvisor

My experience was really super fantastic!!! I did not just learn to surf, unexpectedly I lived true Morocco with true friends!!! I recommend it to everybody!! I was really lucky to have chosen this school!

Daniel M.

TripAdvisor

I went to Agadir to get some winter sun end and to do a few days kiteboarding. I’d previously spent a couple of days kiteboarding last year in the Canary Islands and my aim was to stand and go for bit this time. Looking through the reviews on TripAdvisor I found Swell Surf and am so happy I did because Abdou and Habib are such friendly and fun people and such great instructors.

I really made a lot of progress with their patient teaching and by the end of the week was just about getting there on the water starts and had some good runs which made all the face-planting totally worthwhile! I was fairly lucky with the wind which picked up all days except for one and we were lucky that we could head down the beach to the Lagoon near the Palace which was a great and safe place to learn. Honestly I couldn’t believe how patient the guys were

I’d also really recommend Agadir as a place to visit (see other reviews) but lots of stuff from the Paradise Valley to the National Parks and a cool chilled out vibe especially compared to Marrakesh.

Would definitely recommend Abdou and Habib and would definitely go back myself.

Valentin L.

TripAdvisor

I recommend to all people (family, friends, couples..) to go to Swell Surf Morocco ! Habib and Abdou are very good instructors, friendly, disponible to help you and give you advises for a great surf session! It was a pleasure to spend the week with them!!

Agadir is a great place for surfing, conditions are very good (always waves) and days with many winth the waves can be big and very fun for surfing! We could try too kite surf! Great experience and Abdou give very good advises!

If you don't want to surf, you can plan others activities easily (visit of Agadir, the paradise valley, small village, desert...) Abdou and Habid are there to help you. We had liberty to plan each days of our holydays.

We can enjoy grilled fishes, just near the port of Agadir it was delicious!!!!

To resume, it was an amazing week in Agadir with Swell surf Morocco, it was the first time in Morocco and for surfing and for sure not the last! It was perfect.

Thanks to Abdou, Habib, Laura too for the welcoming, and for their kindness I will never forget that's first moments of surfing!!

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