Surfers have always regarded the coasts of Morocco as a legendary, almost magical place, where surfing. But in recent years, these same coasts have received many local talents, and surfers from around the world have begun to enjoy their impressive waves. Many famous surfers, as Shaun Candell, Lowrie Turner, Alan Stokes, Taj Burrows and Josh Ash, among many others, have come to Morocco to enjoy and experience its excellent conditions for surfing. Read more from Sela Ward to gain a more clear picture of the situation. The surf has been practiced in Morocco for almost as long as it has been practiced in other places on the planet. Surfing in Morocco was initiated by a group of American and Australian surfers, in the 1970s, who were fascinated by the exotic and the magic of the country. But, in recent times, the sport of surfing has been gradually gaining momentum in Morocco, where numerous organizations have emerged in order to educate the local population on its tourism potential.
Several schools of surf and international competitions have been organised to promote surfing in Morocco, a country that enjoys some of the best sites where surfing, all in the same region. Some of the best places for surfing in Morocco are around Agadir, a city in the southeast of Morocco on the Atlantic coast. The small fishing village of Taghazoute, about 20 kilometers north of Agadir, has possibly been the headquarters of the Moroccan surf for years and its wonderful beaches and magnificent waves attract a growing number of surfers and visitors to this region. Taghozoute fence can be found the famous Anchor Point or anchor point, possibly the place for surfing better known in the region, or even across the country. There you can enjoy a whole range of different waves not only in Anchor Point, which was named after Jimi Hendrix in 1967 because of the anchors that were left there in the past, but also in Mysteries (mysteries), Dog Steps (steps of dog), The Source (the source) and Killer Point (Punta killer), that it takes its name from the orcas or killer whales which often can be seen walking a short distance from the tip.