If you’re looking for a less crowded place to learn to surf in then Sidi Ifni is a great choice. Situated 170km south of Agadir, Sidi Ifni for many surfers is an undiscovered gem. Because the nearest airport is Agadir which is a 3 hour drive away, Sifi Ifni surf camps well may remain out of the mainstream for years to come. Unlike in Taghazout there are not that many Sidi Ifni surf camps.
It has 10 notable beach, reef and point breaks dotted north and south of the town of Sidi Ifni. From excellent learning waves at Legzira beach and Legzira bay to the gnarly point break at Tetrapods, Sidi Ifni has a wave for everyone. On this page you’ll find comprehensive information on the best Sidi Ifni surf camps.
|Number of surf spots||10|
|Water Temperature||March-October: 18-22℃/ 64-71℉
November-Febraury: 15-18℃/ 59-64℉
|Swell||Larger swell from November to April. Rest of the year moderate swell size|
|Nearest Airports||Agadir is 170km away and is roughly a 3 hour drive|
Ifni Surf is a large surf camp with an intimate feel. It accommodates up to 25 people and is owned and operated by Oscar Rigati. This Sidi Ifni surf camp has beautiful ocean views and very close to the beach. There is a lovely kitchen and pergola on the roof terrace and there is wifi across the entire building. If you are looking for a little for privacy Ifni Surf also has a group of well equipped apartments.
Ifni surf is a rustic surf camp providing an authentic Moroccan surf experience. You only have to look at the reviews on Trip Advisor to see why people loved their experience at the surf camp. Oscar and his wife make every effort to ensure their guests have an epic surf holiday. From cooking up delicious local cuisine, to organising camping trips on the beach, they go the extra mile.
Their surf instructors are all fully qualified and teach both group and individual lessons. They pride themselves on delivering lessons of the very highest quality, and for this reason many beginner surfers return to the camp for a second holiday. In addition to surfing Oscar can arrange excursions like horse riding, paragliding and quad-bike trips, and trips out into the desert.
Camino Surf Camp
Camino Surf Camp is only 50m from the beach and prides itself on offering guests a personal experience by accommodating a maximum of 20 guests. There are different accommodation options to suit all budgets – shared apartment, hotel and private apartment. They’re well known for their delicious food. The dinner at Camino Surf Camp always includes at least three courses, but sometimes even an extra course is thrown in. Like other Sidi Ifni surf camps the food is a mixture of Moroccan and European cuisine.
When it comes to entertainment Camino is arguably the best of all the Sidi Ifni surf camps. An ocean view roof-top terrace with sahara tent, hammocks, beanbags, table-tennis, an indo board and skateboards. Moreover, it’s got a surf theatre, surf library, tabletop games, and a playstation 4. So after a long day in the waves, you’ll be able to kick back and relax in style.
The surf coaches at Camino are all fully qualified and can teach all ability levels from beginners through to advanced. The daily surf sessions are complemented by theory lessons on the most important aspects of surfing, including wind, waves, tides, currents, surf equipment, and surf etiquette. Video analysis is also on offer.