Welcome to Taghazout


The scruffy roadside village is a mixed-up place – a largely dry tourist town where surf culture dominates. The main beach is great for swimming, but during and after the Moroccan summer holiday, the influx of domestic tourists can overwhelm the village's infrastructure.

Between Taghazout and Tamraght to the south, there is ongoing development of new accommodation and residential areas. Some of these projects have been put on hold, creating a forlorn landscape of cranes and building sites, but the easygoing village ambience of Taghazout itself is still largely intact.


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$834.77 Private & Custom Tours

Private 5 Days Sahara Desert Escape from Essaouira

Day 1: Essaouira – Agadir – Taroudant – Taliouine (D) Upon hotel pickup in Essaouira by private vehicle, make an early morning departure. Crossing the Anti-Atlas Mountains, you'll pass by argan groves and travel up the Atlantic coast through the fishing village of Taghazout before arrival in Agadir. After a panoramic city tour, continue to Taroudant, known as Little Marrakesh for its ramparts and medina. Visit the silver souk and have lunch on your own, then continue the route to Taliouine, the capital of Saffron, where you'll have dinner and stay the night. Overnight: accommodation in Taliouine Day 2: Taliouine – Taznakht – Agdez – Zagora  (B, L, D) After breakfast, set off for Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets, then continue to Zagora via Agdez and the Draa valley where you'll find the largest palm grove oasis in Morocco. On arrival, have dinner and stay the night. Overnight: accommodation in Zagora Day 3: Zagora – Bivouac  (B, L, D) After breakfast, take a walking tour of the oasis or relax poolside at your hotel in Zagora before departing for the desert. You'll have lunch and drive south  where the road ends, then continue by 4x4 vehicle or take a camel trek to the bivouac, a temporary camp far from civilization. Spend a night in a nomadic Berbers tent at the campsite. You'll have dinner under the stars around a campfire. Overnight: campsite in nomad tent Day 4: Bivouac– Zagora – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate (B, L, D) After breakfast depart to Ouarzazate, considered the gateway to the desert and referred to as the Moroccan Hollywood for its three film studios. You'll travel via Zagora and then through a lunar-like landscape with water sources known only to local desert dwellers. After lunch, visit the cinema museum and continue to the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a grouping of earthen homes declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. You may recognize it due to its role in numerous films such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, and The Man Who Would Be King. Overnight: accommodation in Guest house Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakesh – Essaouira (B) After breakfast, depart Ouarzazate to Marrakesh, crossing the High Atlas Mountains via Tichka Pass at 7,414 feet (2,260 meters). Discover a Berber village before arrival in Marrakesh, with an optional lunch before a visit to Jemaa el Fna place listed world heritage by Unesco. Then continue to Essaouira, with drop-off at your hotel concluding your 5-day tour.

$202.90 Classes & Workshops

Overnight Surf Trip to Agadir, Taghazout and Paradise Valley from Marrakech

Day 1 Marra kech - Taghazout  via Agadir Depart Marrakech at 8am and begin the journey to Taghazout. On arrival, get ready to hit the beach for a 2-hour surf lesson. After catching all those waves, you'll be ready for a tasty lunch in a local restaurant. Back to the beach again in the afternoon for more practice or chill out. Stay overnight at Taghazout Surf Apartments and wake up to a beautiful beach view. Day 2 Taghazout - Paradise Valley - Agadir - Back to Marrakech After breakfast, jump in the van for a short drive to Paradise Valley. In just a 20 minute walk, you will find yourself in the magical valley where you can have a swim in the natural pools. You will stop in Banana Village for lunch with a panoramic view of the Banana fields. Then back to Marrakech, with a quick stop at Agadir Oufela for pictures of the amazing view over the big city. Estimated arrival back in Marrakech around 7pm.

$34.78 Classes & Workshops

Surf Class

Each lesson is two hours long and takes place at one of the many beautiful beaches between Agadir, Aourir, Tamraght, Taghazout and Tamri. We choose the beach based on the weather and wave conditions on the day of your lesson. This helps ensure you have ideal waves for learning how to surf!    More reasons to surf with us: Choose from group and private lessons Maximum eight students per instructor - lots of personal attention! All our instructors are ISA qualified Level 1 or 2 All our instructor are qualified NARS Surf Coach Lifesaver Award Lesson prices include ALL the necessary equipment for your surf lesson A detailed video or pictures surf debriefing and analysis is provided after each class for faster progress. We are more than just a surf schoolMore detail about our classes: We will not only teach you to stand up (or "take off"), control your surfboard, catch a green wave or give you a demonstration after class, but we will focus also on the dynamics of surfing, ocean safety, surf etiquette, surf culture, and more. BECAUSE we love and respect the ocean, you'll learn how to surf responsibly and safely, all while having a great time. Surfing class levels: From beginner to advanced, we will take your surfing to the next level!TYPICAL SURF DAY(subject to change, based on surf conditions) 09:30                    Shuttle to the surf spot:  It is time to reach the beach selected for the day by our private shuttle service to the sands of Taghazout Area. 10:00 - 12:00       Surf class:  After a dynamic pre-surf warmup jump into the H2o for a surf lesson with our  ISA & Lifeguard certified instructor. 12:00 - 14:00       Fresh lunch at the beach:  Share the morning surf experiences amongst  new international friends during your meal with a fresh packed lunch. 14:00 - 16:00       Surf class: Back to the ocean for our afternoon surf session class. 17:00 - 17:30       Surf debriefing at our surf camp: it's time to go back to the surf school for a video-debrief of your performances of the day. That’s the moment where you set new realistic objectives for your next surf session.

$521.73 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Surf and Yoga Camp 7 nights in Tamraght Morocco

Class information Wave & Dance surf & yoga camp include professional coaching in small groups composed of eight surfers students per instructor at most. Daily, a detailed surf debriefing analysis is provided after classes for faster progress (from 3 students). Our surfing schedule changes daily as the surfing conditions change daily but to give u an idea here a typical surf day. There are NO regular classes on Sunday so feel free to book an activity or just chill around.   08:00                  Yoga Class  09:00                  Breakfast 09:30                   Shuttle to the surf spot  09:45 - 16:00      Surf classes in Taghazout Area with fresh packed lunch at the beach 16:00                  Shuttle to the surf camp in Tamraght 17:00 - 17:30     Surf Debriefing (from 3 students) 18:00                Nidra yoga or Mandala coloring Meditation Class  19:00                    Dinner   20:00                   Free Time Extra Activities We can arrange on spot a variety of day trips and activities: Visit Paradise Valley, camel riding at the beach, Stand Up Paddle, massages in Agadir, Traditional Hammam in Taghazout and more...Location We are ideally located on a hill, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean coast, of the small Berber fishing village of Tamraght (Oufella), about 14 kilometers north of Agadir, 40 minutes north of Agadir's airport and 3 kilometers from the better-known village of Taghazout. Tamraght is a traditional local village, and is great place to relax, chill out, surf around, discover the local Moroccan life and and admire the sea view from the hill.  The surf camp is close to everything by car but away from the noise of the main street (some wild dogs and cats can be around during the night). Down the hill, near the main street, you will find some local restaurants, some little markets, surf shops, and cafes. A Bureau de Change is located in the village also down the hill but Cash Machines ATM are located in the nearly village of Aourir (2 kilometers, 20 minutes by walk or 5 minutes by car).  With over 300 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature between 20° and 29° during days, Tamraght is designed for the perfect surf, dance and yoga trip. The traditional souk (a type of flea market) is held every Wednesday in Aourir village "Banana Village". It's filled with colors and smells of fresh produce, spices, textiles, and jewelry. The distant sound of waves hitting the beach gives the market a pleasant atmosphere. Please note: We are not directly on the beach (and there are no one surf camps directly on the beach in Tamraght).

$48 Water Sports

2-Hour SUP Paddle Board Experience from Agadir

Pick-up from your hotel around 9am and check-in at the SUP centre for equipment collection. Then continue on to set up for the lesson on the beach. Enjoy a theory lesson on the beach and go through some adjustments before starting the tour!Your instructor will take you to visit the village of Taghazout, on the way back from the tour as a little break after 1h paddle boarding in the sea. Back to the base and check out before heading to your room or being dropped off to your hotel if not staying onsite. The length of the tour is 2-hours and 1 hour maximum split between pick and drop off would be needed if not staying onsite.

$16 Water Sports

Sit on Top Kayak Tour in Taghazout from Agadir

Your fully qualified guide will make sure you'll have the best and safest experience possible in and out of the water. You will get new and well maintained equipment for your safety and performance, to make sure you'll enjoy your experience. You will be guided by a multilingual experienced water man, that is a beach lifeguard and a kayak expert!You will see: Panorama beach, Taghazout Village, Taghazout beach and Anchor Point Village!Have a great time with like minded people doing a fun activity, learn how to Kayak if you have never done it and get a workout in the best place possible: The ocean!Hotel pick up and drop off is included! If you want to have a beer at the bar of the Sol House Taghazout Bay Surf within the village, or just soak up the sun, you can join another transfer back to your hotel and enjoy of the beach