Jun 2, 2017
Waves of Happiness in Oualidia
Surf TherapyAt the edge of a lagoon by the Atlantic Ocean, off the beaten tracks in Morocco and in a site of great ecological importance listed as “Natural Reserve”, La Sultana Oualidia attract, captivate, energize and sooth in equal measure.
La Sultana Oualidia is a peaceful luxury resort of 12 rooms offering the intimacy of a smaller hotel with luxury facilities and unparalleled one-to-one service and experiences.
Protected by the lands, the lagoon of Oualidia is an ideal surfing spot allowing the ocean swell to come in through a narrow opening. At high tides, the current comes into the lagoon and breaks into one nice wave at a time, pushing the waves to the shore. Listed in « The World’s Best Hotel for Surfing Holidays » by The Telegraph that covers renowned places as far away as Australia, La Sultana Oualidia is an exceptional place to learn the take off in safe and easy conditions, ideal for beginners and children (from 6 years old).
On the other side of the lagoon, experienced surfers will be appealed by the strong conditions of the Atlantic Ocean, especially at the famous spot “Les Tomates” located near the tomatoe farm (15 km south). For surf experts, there is even a 'tube' wave near the fishing port town of Safi (50 km south), recognized by many as one of the best waves in Africa.
Surfing provides many health benefits including cardiovascular fitness, shoulder and back strength and leg and core strength. Besides health benefits, surfing is also a great way to relieve stress and tension. Since the early 90s, a surf school is based all year in Oualidia and hotel guests are picked up from the hotel jetty.
Their promise is to share a rich array of meaningful experiences in an exceptional natural landscape for individual and family adventures. Be ready to make the most of the great weather conditions to practice Surfing in the lagoon.
Professional surfing lesson includes:
- Transfers from and to the hotel from the jetty
- Full equipment: wetsuit & surf board
- Surf instructor with boat assistance