A Day in Mirleft, Morocco

Beach in Mirleft MoroccoMost people Morocco travel to experience the richness of the culture, cuisine and natural landscape. But when thinking of surfing, Morocco almost never comes to mind. People’s jaws drop when they learn that Morocco’s southern coasts are some of the best surfing spots in the world.

Located on the southern Atlantic coast, Mirleft is a Berber town perched between sea and desert. It is known for its beautiful beaches, unusual rock formations and comfortable weather throughout the year. It is rare when you cannot go for a swim in Mirleft, even in winter. Mirleft, once the secret hideaway of Jimi Hendrix and the Rolling Stones, is now attracting tourists from all over the world, particularly Europe. (more…)

Water Sports in Morocco

people on the beach moroccoFor many travelers, the epitome of a fun vacation is engaging in different forms of entertainment, including cultural explorations, local nightlife and even recreational water sports. Morocco is no exception.

This North African country sports two beautiful coasts—one fronting the Atlantic Ocean, the other framing the Mediterranean Sea. There is something particularly appealing to people who hope to escape the heat of this exceptionally warm country by submerging themselves in the cool waters at the beach. In the summer months, Morocco’s coastal beaches are flooded with tourists and locals alike.

Many local tourism agencies already understand that there is a market for water sports in Morocco. Thankfully, the country has plenty of great opportunities to engage in all manner of water activities, particularly non-team sports. (more…)