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When someone asks me if I’m good at surfing, I have a similar reaction as to when I hear someone say, “I’m so bad at yoga, I can’t even touch my toes!” My socially inept response is one of perplexed silence, a baffled head tilt and furrowed brows… The essential framework of this conversation is nonsensical to me. With both

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The Authentic Moroccan Experience

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by

Beyond the endless sandy shores and waves, what truly makes a stay here at Original Surf Morocco invaluable is the immersion experience into authentic Moroccan culture. Our camp is run entirely by local people who grew up in this beautiful seaside village of Tamraght. They are indigenous Berber people, whose ties to this land trace

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This past weekend brought a massive Northwest swell that absolutely pummeled our coastline, raising stoke levels to an all time high! The swell perfectly peeled into a handful of nearby world-class breaks, firing with clean double-overhead sets. Saturday morning brought the peak of the swell, it was far too big for beginners to make it out past the break

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When a newbie first dives into the wondrous world of surfing, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by all the different factors that must align for a perfect day of surf. The ocean is infinitely complex and always changing—each break is unique, and no two days are ever the same. Predicting the surf and reading the

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While our stretch of Moroccan coastline is blessed with consistent year-round waves, occasionally the sea is too flat or windy to surf. Luckily, there are countless other enriching ways to spend your time here in Morocco! Here is a list of our top 5 favorite things to do when we can’t surf: Visit Paradise Valley

Moonrise at Original Surf Morocco

When I first pulled up to Original Surf Morocco a week ago, I had no idea what the next 3 months of living here might bring. I’d never traveled so far from home alone before, never been to Morocco or Africa. You might say I was just the tiniest bit nervous! Yet this past week

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Post-Surf Moroccan Refreshers

Saturday, 07 January 2017 by

After a long salty surf day the body and soul are in desperate need of some refreshing nutrition. Here, at Original Surf Morocco we know where to find the perfect spots for that. One of these spots is to be found in Aourir, or better, Banana village, a village named after its populous banana population.

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Surf Warm up exercises!

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 by

Before hitting the surf it’s essential to warm up! Warming up helps to prepare your body for the coming activity and the body’s systems to reach a steady state on energy production whilst also preparing the muscles for exercise and raising heart rate. Performing an efficient warm up will also help lower risk of injury

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Improve your surf paddle!

Friday, 25 November 2016 by

Have you ever felt out of breath in the early minutes of a normal surf session? Are your arms in pain? Don’t worry, you’re definitely not alone in the line-up. Whether you’re escaping from a freak set or paddling for a small, mushy, summer wave, you’ll need well-trained arms and lungs. And don’t forget to

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Super Moon

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 by

You may have noticed that the whole world is talking about just one thing this week … no, not the US election but the REALLY BIG MOON. Monday saw the biggest super moon since 1948. A super moon is the name for a full moon when the moon is closest to the earth. We thought

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Winter holidays, Moroccan style.

Sunday, 06 November 2016 by

Waves, sunshine, sand … everything you want for Christmas. Escape to the surf this winter and join us here on the Moroccan coast. Treat yourself to the perfect Christmas break relaxing, learning to surf on our fabulous coast and winding down with roof-top yoga classes. We have everything taken care of – spacious comfortable rooms

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The sweet smell of coffee

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 by

“OMG it’s like Christmas Coffee”. Every time, hehehe. Every time a European or American guest sits down with us for the first time at breakfast and the special aroma creeps from the coffee pot into their noses. Ask anyone who visits Original Surf Morocco and they will tell you about the food. Our onsite chefs

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