Surf & Yoga Retreat, Essaouira, Morocco
A Surf & Yoga retreat in the exotic moroccan lands, that will open up your mind to experience a new culture and a magical destination. You will be living on a beautiful and spacious Maison in the heart of Essaouira Medina; just a few minutes from the beach and wild surf breaks; a perfect getaway to relax, disconnect and enjoy, after the daily surfing lessons and activities and surrounded by the exoticism of the morrocan culture and tradition.
Essaouira, the Pearl of the Atlantic or Sleeping Beauty, offers everything we need to make this Retreat a perfect combination between sport, history and culture, in this UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001.
The surfing lessons will take place in Essaouira beach and Sidi Kaouki; every morning our surf coach will give “the call of the day” and we will go to the best suitable spot, depending conditions and the surfers level; yoga session to relax and energizes your body, mind and soul, exquisite moroccan food and tours and exploration around the Medina, countryside and moroccan lands.
Essaouira Bay is a beginners friendly spot, you will find either left and right waves here, that break perfectly along the sandy bottom beach. Entering and getting to the line up is simple and easy to read; waves are pumping all the time with an average during summer time of 1 to 1.5 meters.
Sidi Kauki it´s a beautiful and uncrownded beach, renowned worldwide for the quality of the waves and the exoticism and beauty of the landscape.
Date: June 6th to 13th, 2015
- Transfer from Marrakech Airport to our Riad.
- Local transportation to all the surf spots and activities.
- 7 nights accommodation in a spacious and comfortable Maison in Essaouira
- 3 delicious and healthy meals per day: breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Daily yoga lessons
- Daily group Surf lessons (2 hours lesson every morning + 2 hours gear rental during afternoon to practice)
- 1 Hamman and Spa
- Tour to a female berebere community, producers of the Argan Oil.
- Visit to Essaouira and local market
- 1 camel riding
- Surf Sisters Kit
What is not included?
- Flight to Marrakech
- VISA (in case in necessary)
- Travel Insurance
Surf Sisters Riad Essaouira
The group will be living on a beautiful and private Riad on Essaouira Medina´s heart. A spacious and bright home that combines morrocan and european architecture and decoration; and where you can arrive walking through the narrow streets of the Medina. The Riad features:
4 comfortable BDRs with large king bed and ensuite bathroom. Bedrooms are shared with double/triple occupancy. Upgrade to private room available with a surcharge.
Fully equipped Kitchen, living and dining room and 2 spacious and open terraces. Daily cleaning and cooking service. Bed lines and towels included. Internet Wifi.
Languages. The official languages are Arabic and French. Since it is a popular destination, people in Essaouira (and generally in Morocco), also speaks English and Spanish.
Religion. Morocco is a muslim country and Islam is the state religion.
Currency. The Morocco national currency is the Dirham (DH, Dr or Mad) 1 Euro = 11 Dh / 1 USD = 9 Dh
Electricity. European plug of 220-230 volts.
Telephone and Internet. Morocco country code is 00 212.
Health. You do not need vaccinations to enter to Morocco. You should be cautious about hygiene which means paying attention to food and only drink bottled water.
Passport must be valid for another 6 months in order to travel to Morocco. You can check on the following websites if you need VISA to visit Morocco:
Arrival Airport. Marrakesh Menara Airport International (RAK)