Imsouane is a sleepy little fishing village located about an hour drive up the coast from Taghazout. It sits at the base of a large mountain which makes for some pretty cool views when surfing. It’s most well known for it’s long right-hand point break at The Bay, but it also has the beach break of Cathedral Point which also great to learn to surf at.
As Imsouane has begun to grow in popularity in recent times many surf camps cropped up throughout the village. This means there is an Imsouane surf camp to suit all preferences and this page looks at the 4 best Imsouane surf camps.
|Number of surf spots||2|
|Water Temperature||March-October: 18-22℃/ 64-71℉
November-February: 15-18℃/ 59-64℉
|Swell||Larger swell from September to April. Rest of the year moderate swell size|
|Nearest Airports||Essaouira (95km away) and Agadir (78 km away). Both are a 1.5 hour drive away|
Olo Surf and Nature
This is hands down one of the nicest and best located Imsouane surf camps. It’s a 2 min walk from the beach (The Bay) so multiple surf sessions per day are certainly a reality. With Imsouane Bay only working on certain tides, being close by makes a big difference.
Secondly the decor of this place is top-notch with all of the latest “bells and whistles”. Flat-screen TV’s and iPod docking stations are on offer. Moreover certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Most rooms have a view of either the sea, pool or garden.
This Imsouane surf camp has a year-round outdoor pool and grill and guests can enjoy a really healthy on-site restaurant. Car rental is available at the property. Besides surfing the area is also popular for hiking.
Travel Surf Morocco
Founded in 2015, Travel Surf Morocco is a surf and SUP surf camp. This Imsouane surf camp is located close to Cathedral Point and is only a 1 min walk from this beach. It is a short drive, or walk (depending on the weight of your board) to Imsouane Bay.
The surf house has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate a total of 12 guests. Continental and halal breakfast options are available daily. Meals are served in the dining room or on the panoramic terrace. You can choose your accommodation in a shared, double or single room depending on availability.
In between sessions, relax in your room or enjoy some of the chill out areas. Check the surf spots from the rooftop, gaze at the sunset over the ocean, or play a game of cards or watch a good surf movie in the moroccan-style living room.
This lovely surf house is only a 4 minute walk from Imsouane Bay. The surf house has been designed by surfers for surfers. There are showers outside where you rinse off and get wash your wetsuit before entering the house. There are surf racks in the basement to store your board.
This Imsouane surf camp is broken into 3 apartments. Each apartment has three bedrooms (two doubles and one room with a double bed and two bunkbeds). This equates to a total of 8 beds in each apartment. Furthermore, each apartment has a bathroom, shower, separate toilet and fully equipped kitchen.
The kitchen and living room are open plan overlooking the balcony and the famous Imsouane Bay. There is also a fireplace to help provide that winter ambience.
Sandycamps is nestled in a nice quiet pocket of Imsouane. Open to all levels and budgets this surf camp places a profound focus on both surfing and yoga. If you’re looking for a surf camp in Imsouane which is strong at both these disciplines then Sandcamps is a great pick.
This Imsouane surf camp has everything you need to truly relax and unwind on your surf holiday. Sunbathe next to the pool or on the terrace, enjoy a traditional hammam, taste the delicious tajines cooked by their top-class chef, and end your day with a mint tea watching the sunset.
Besides the views from the lovely sunny terraces this Imsouane surf camp also has an inner garden with palm trees, cacti, tropical trees, and bougainvilleas. Shared rooms are configured from between 2-5 beds. There are also suites with pool views, large double beds, a lounge area, and separate bathrooms with shower and toilets.
There is a large restaurant on site with live music as well as a bar to taste local and international beverages. There is a laundry service available upon request. At night one can relax by playing table tennis and pool. There is also a living room with books, magazines and games.