Dunes, beach and surfing

Essaouira is famous as a wind city due to strong north winds. Especially strong they are in the summer, that’s why summertime is perfect for kite- and windsurfing. From October to April oceanic storms create waves up to 3 m. So this time suits surfers.

Wide sandy beach of Essaouira bay is called Tagart. During low tide you may meet locals playing football here. Tagart beach begins right by the port and medina of Essaouira, after walking ~2 km. you will reach dunes: 31°29’52.6″N 9°45’49.5″W (31.497949, -9.763751).

Dunes of Tagart beach

Camel at Essaouira's beach
Some camels can be found next to bushes that surround dunes. Be careful, this one appeared to be untied
Tagart beach
This part of beach is next to medina and port

Sandy dunes at the beach

Kitesurfing and horseriding - beach of Essaouira

Tagart beach, Essaouira

Dunes crawl to parking place


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