TAGHAZOUT BLOG

All The Latest News From Our Taghazout Surf Camp

Taghazout, Instagram Heaven

With all the new bars and cafes, a whole new set of people are visiting Taghazout, no longer a place for just the diehard surfers over Winter! OK, so you’ve read all the articles about ‘grammers’ getting free trips, posing in special locations, in fact, queues forming...

Catching Up With A Former Gappy – Manuel

We've Reached Out To Former Gappy Manuel To Find Out What He's Been Up To Since Qualifying As A Level 1 Surf Coach How long ago was it since you did the Surf Berbere Surf Instructor Course? I Guess it was about 4 to 5 years ago What have you been up to since doing the...

Taghazout Sickness And Sewage Update

After months of problems with the sewage network, we're finally all clear! The good news…. the sewage is now being pumped away to the treatment plant and the village has been sickness free since the start of May. The bad news….. well there isn’t really any bad news,...

Catching Up With A Former Gappy – Alice

We've Reached Out To Former Gappy & SB Host Alice To Find Out What She's Been Up To How long ago was it since you did the Surf Berbere Surf Instructor Course? September 2013 so over 5 years (yikes!) What have you been up to since doing the course with us? Worked...

Places For A Beer In Taghazout

“The Taghazout Five” For years a surf holiday to Taghazout was the holy grail of detox vacations for one simple reason, getting hold of alcohol in a dry town in a muslim country was relatively tricky (not really really tricky, but a 35 min car ride to a supermarket in...

Taghazout Sewage Works Update

Phase 1 Nearly Complete! A lot of people have been enquiring recently about the sewage works that were started last year and where they are up to. We’re really pleased to say that 80% of the village (PHASE 1) is now connected up to the new sewage network….. HOWEVER,...

Taghazout News Update

Taghazout News From Surf Berbere The last couple of months have been pretty full on for our guys. We’ve been flat out trying to get our cafe running like a dream with a brand new set of terraces, kicked off another sold out gappy course, and busily...

Monster swells, gappies and solar water

Just some quick Taghazout news from us, the new gappies got started just as some monster swells have rolled through (and more look like they are hitting this week). It is often the way in the January course that the first couple of months of the course a baptism of...

The Taghazout Bay development

Over the years Taghazout has changed a lot. What started off as a hippie destination in the sixties has now transformed in to the surf capital of Morocco, but also the main Winter destination for most of Europe’s surfers. When the King Mohamed VI came in to power, he...

Ramadam, Building Schools and SB News

As we enter the summer months, it’s always nice to have a bit of a catch up. The guys have been hard at work in spite of it being Ramadam at the moment. This week saw us featured in Flight Network’s top 55 surf destinations in the world. It’s a heck of a bucket list...

The Taghazout Surf Season So Far

This year it has been a tale of one spot really, ANCHOR POINT. Having lived in Morocco for 7 years and travelling back and forwards for a few more years, I have noticed a huge difference in how each season’s swells have worked at the points.

30 Days In To Becoming A Surf Instructor

A month ago we arrived, people from all corners of the world centred in this little pocket of Morocco. As a Moroccan newcomer, my first experience of a taxi ride from the airport in a rickety car that was barely holding together, confirmed that this would definitely be a kind of three months different from anything and anywhere else.

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