Ocean Vagabond

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Dakhla Lassarga is the link between the Atlantic Ocean and the lagoon. The unique location means riders enjoy the benefits of the windy lagoon and the magical waves on the ocean side. Experts to beginners have the versatility to choose the conditions they want to experience and this desert oasis is only 25 minutes from Dakhla town and airport.

Ocean Vagabond’s Surf Camp is located right on the beach, offering rentals, tuition and an onsite bar and restaurant. For kiters who want to improve their strapless wave riding, one of the longest clean waves in Morocco can be found here, while beginners have the perfect opportunity to get to grips with things in the flat water lagoon side. Exo lodges and simple beach accommodation with fabulous sea views are just meters away from the water – a perfect nature retreat.

THE LOWDOWN

Dakhla Lassarga is the link between the Atlantic Ocean and lagoon. The unique location means riders have benefits from the windy lagoon and magic waves ocean side. Experts to beginners have the versatility to choose the conditions they want to experience and this desert oasis is only 25 minutes from Dakhla town and airport.

FOILING SET UP

Ocean Vagabond’s Surf Camp is located right on the beach, offering rentals, tuition and an onsite bar and restaurant. The huge beach is ideal for launching and a safety boat service runs from 10am to 7pm. Eco lodges and simple beach accommodation with fabulous sea views are just meters away from the water; a perfect nature retreat. Lassarga is, undoubtedly, one of the best foiling waves in the world! The wave runs from between 50m and 300m with a super easy take off and an easy ride all the way down the line… It’s foiling nirvana.

WHEN IS BEST TO GO?

Visit Dakhla from February all the way through till November with wind from 20-25 knots. In the winter season expect swell from October to March and flatter water with a constant wind the rest of the year, perfect for freestyle. Due to the side-off wind direction, Lassarga’s main beach is reserved for intermediate and advanced levels only.

NO WIND?

You can do surfing, SUP, fishing, 4×4 excursion into the desert, visit the city, play volleyball, football, or skate in the skate park. Yoga classes and massages are also available. Or you can just chill!

Getting There

Fly to Dakhla and Ocean Vagabond run a shuttle service from the airport to our location.

Gear Options

Recommended wing size? 3-6m

Recommended mast length? 75+

Which Wetsuit?

3/2 long wetsuit.

Beer

Starts from €4.

Typical Dinner

Recharge with traditional Moroccan delights, fresh salads, fish, tagines, pastillas and couscous.

Late Night

During the high season the Surf Camp throws a couple of parties a week, with a DJ, drums and fire displays.