Morocco is home to some of the world's most reliable and most exciting windsurf locations. It is also one of the most fascinating and charismatic countries to visit in the world. Situated in the North West tip of the African continent, Morocco has over 3500 kms. of coastline. The excellent winds ensure that vast ranges of windsurfing conditions are always available, and this is why Morocco is sought out by windsurfers. The coastline of Morocco is the perfect location for an unparalleled windsurfing experience, it offers an unforgettable lifetime experience and the ideal mix of having fun and windsurfing epic Moroccan waves. Morocco is a great year-round windsurfing holiday’s destination which offers an attractive combination of sunshine, wind, waves and cultural experience.
Morocco's interior is at its best in spring (mid-March to May), when the country is lush and green, followed by autumn (September to November), when the heat of summer has eased. At other times, don’t underestimate the extremes of summer heat and winter cold, particularly in the High Atlas, where snowcapped peaks persist from November to July.
The resort Essaouira is best from April to October with air temp. between 25 - 30 cooled by the constant Atlantic breeze.
The region or Dakhla can be visited all year around but the summer temperatures can be extreme so we advice the best time to travel from Sept to May.
UK / EU passport holders A full 10 year passport valid until at least 6 moths after date of return. No visa required for UK / EU citizens. Other passport holders please check with Moroccan Embassy (020 7581 0719).
Please note that entry requirements and visa regulations can change often and at short notice. Your specific passport and visa requirements and other immigration requirements are your responsibility and you should confirm these with the relevant Embassies and/or Consulates.
The official currency is the Moroccan Dirham. Moroccan Dirhams can only be obtained in Morocco. The most convenient way to obtain Dirhams is through an ATM, where official rates automatically apply, but daily withdrawal limits can seem low for customers paying cash for rugs in the souks. Guichets automatiques (ATMs) are now a common sight across Morocco and many accept Visa, MasterCard, Electron, Cirrus, Maestro and InterBank systems. Major credit cards are widely accepted in the main tourist centres, although their use often attracts a surcharge of around 5% from Moroccan businesses. American Express, Visa and Thomas Cook travellers cheques are widely accepted for exchange by banks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that all travelers, regardless of the region they are travelling in, should be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella and polio, as well as hepatitis B. While making travel preparations, take the opportunity to ensure that your routine vaccination cover is complete.
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