Essaouira, Morocco

 SEPTEMBER 2-8 • 2021

8 kiters
7 days
100% epic

Join us for a one-week kiteboarding retreat in exotic Essaouira, home of a ocean fortress city, just a short flight from Marrakesh. Find out for yourself what the kiteboarding buzz is about! Based in a traditional Moroccan house you can enjoy long sandy beaches, cafes, delicious tajine, and awe-inspiring kiting during the day, then either kick back in our luxury pad or sample the night life in the evening. 

Three meals a day provided. Airport transfers. Local guide. White glove service.

Limited to just eight entrepreneurial kiters. 


2 Sep : We will meet your flight and bring you to the villa. Get settled in, then group dinner in old-town Essaouira. Maybe time for a quick kite if you arrive early enough

3 Sep : Coffee & wifi, explore the town, first full days kiting. 

4 Sep : Kiting. Sunset camel ride. 

5 Sep : Downwind kite session, 4WD transfers

6 Sep : Optional day trip into the desert behind Essaouira

7 Sep : Optional downwinder, otherwise a full days kiting at the local beach

8 Sep : An early kite or a chilled morning, then we will take you back to the airport for your flight


- Typically we will have breakfast at the villa, lunch at the beach, dinner in town

- Days may be rearranged to suit wind conditions

Luxury villa

Epic windy beach

Typical day

A typical day revolves around kiting, eating and socialising:

– Breakfast in the kite villa
– Kite
– Lunch
– Kite

– Chilling in the villa

– Optional massage after a hard day
– Dinner in the town

– Social

In September the wind is up but the crowds are down

Perfect for working on your technique and having a blast.


Air Temp

Water Temp

Kite Season

Small chop, some waves

18-33°C / 65-90°F

20-23°C / 69-72°F

May - Sept

You have six solid days to get some kiting in, but if the wind takes a rest, join us for something else! Depending on what you are up for, this could include:

  • Standup paddle boarding (SUP)
  • Camel riding
  • Yoga
  • Golf
  • Souk markets

No wind?


  • Three great meals per day
  • Airport transfers
  • Six nights private room in the kite villa
  • Two downwinders
  • Video & photos of your kite lessons
  • Amazing crew

Not included

  • Drinks
  • Local transport
  • Wind guarantee
  • Boardshorts & bikinis
  • Gear hire (optional)
  • Lessons (optional)

About us

Andrew Crichton

Tour organiser

The man on the ground, Andrew is in charge of running everything smoothly


Zsofi Mata

Back office

Zsofi heads up our awesome back-office team, dealing with any pre-trip issues

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