FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ , Wave & Dance Morocco, by dooley

Do you have any questions about our surf camp in Tamraght, you are planning your first yoga bliss holiday or you doubt about traveling alone around Morocco before or after join us?

In this page we answer all the most frequently asked questions you have FAQ before arriving to our Surf Camp in Tamraght Wave & Dance Morocco.

If you have any others questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by email. We will gladly help to answer you. 

We look forward to seeing you in holiday with us in Tamraght!!!

FAQ CATEGORIES

All FAQ Categories are listed below:

 

PLANNING YOUR HOLIDAY

PACKING

STAYING WITH US

SURFING

Planning your holiday

 

Travelling alone? Solo Traveller

92% of our guests arrive alone, 100% making some new friends.

We offer a unique environment that is completely perfect for singles, solo travelers, couples and friends alike. "Like being at home" we hear all the time and guest review this on TripAdvisor and many other websites. So welcome to Wave & Dance where a epic friendly family will open you her passion world door.

Which airport do I fly into?

The closest airport to fly into is Agadir Al Massira (AGA), this international airport is only 45 minutes (depending on traffic) away from Tamraght and Taghazout bay.

Another option is to fly into Marrakech (RAK), and then catch a bus that connect Marrakech to Agadir in around 3 hours.

Is the flight included in the package?

No, it is not. You are responsible for booking your own flight.

Is open all-year round?

Yes, we are open all year round.

Should I arrive on a particular day of the week?

  • SURF PACKAGES No, you can arrive and depart on any day of the week for surf camps, surf and yoga camps, family surf camps and surf guiding.

  • OTHERS Yoga retreats and bellydance holidays arrivals are on Saturday or Sunday.

What time is check-in and check-out?

 

You can check in from 2:00 PM in your room. If you arrive earlier, you can store your luggage in the camp's entrance area until your room is ready. If the room has been cleaned and is ready before 2:00 PM, you may have access to the room before then.

 

Checkout your room before 11H00 AM.

If you leave later, you can store your baggage in the camp's entrance area until your departure.

Will it be a problem if I have to leave really early in the morning?

No problem! If you have an early departure, simply let us know at the time of your booking. Breakfast is at 9:00am.

If you need to leave before 9:00am, please note that breakfast is not available.

How do I pay for my reservation?

 

You can choose Paypal, Revolut, Western Union or Bank Transfer for all deposits payments before your arrival.

Please read our Terms & Conditions.

What languages does your staff speak?

We have both Arab, English, Italian, Spanish and/or french speaking staff.

Our house keeper speaks only Arab, Berber and few words in french.

Around Morocco most people do speak at least a few words of English and french although Arab is the officials languages.

How do I make a booking?

All bookings are made via our Book Now page. We require a deposit to secure your reservation, and then the remaining balance is due on arrival at the camp.

At the camp we don't accept credits cards. Please read our booking terms and conditions page to get the full info.

Is the Surf House located on the beach?

 

We are not directly on the beach and there are no one surf camps directly on the beach in Tamraght.

We are located on a hill, the nearest beach is far 500 meters.

Which qualification do yours instructors have?

 

Surf: ISA SURF and NARS Lifesaver Award

Dance: ISOC

Yoga: Alliance

What is the difference between a hotel and a surf camp?

A Surf camp it is a holiday where you can combine accommodation in a surf house with Surf classes and yoga lessons TOGETHER with people who share the same interests and passion as you.

A Surf Camp is actually a lot more than a simple hotel with surf class where you will arrive alone and feel alone, where you will be in a big building with many facilities and zero sharing... A surf camp it is an experience to share and live in all its aspects, is a surf house where people from all around the world sharing their daily experiences around a mint tea after a yoga class or have ride a wave.

Are there any animals in the Surf Camp?

Yes, we have two little chihuahuas named Shanti (Shanti in sanscrit means peace) and Baghera. Shanti and Baghera are not usually around the camp, they stay in owner's apartment but sometimes Roberta let them stay in the garden. Shanti and Baghera are regularly vaccinated.

My friend didn't booked surf classes. Can he/she can still get shuttle to the surf spot?

Yes,this is not a problem but he/she 'll has to pay extra for that.

 

PACKING YOUR HOLIDAY

What to bring in a surf Holiday

  • Yoga clothes (if u book yoga class)

  • A warm sweater

  • Sandals or flip flops

  • Swim suits, hat and sunglasses

  • Sunscreen 50+ SPF

  • Surf booties (high recommend)

  • Insect repellent (during summer)

  • Beach towel

  • Canteen water bottle

  • Remaining amount to pay cash at the arrival (we don't accept credit cards)

What to pack to join our yoga retreat

  • A journal and pen

  • Hair elastic

  • Mala beads for meditation (you can also buy one directly at the retreat)

  • Yoga clothes (please bring lights colors or white clothes if you can)

  • A warm sweater

  • Swim suit, Sunglasses and Sunscreen

  • Comfortable walking shoes

  • Insect repellent (during summer )

  • Beach towel

  • Canteen water bottle

  • Remaining amount to pay cash in euro in the check-in

Do I need warm clothes during winter (Nov-Feb)?

Yes (even in summer it can get chilly at night), so it’s recommended to pack a jumper or hoodie.

Tamraght can be four seasons in one day, so don't forget to bring layers during winter!

Are there a lot of mosquito around?

During spring and summer there are mosquitoes like in Europe. We recommend that you bring mosquito repellent.

Dress Code in Morocco

Moroccans are extremely hospitable and very tolerant.

Like in any other Muslim country, to show a bit of respect to the locals in your dress code is always a good idea.

People who ask the question about dress code are always really surprised to see how modern some local girls dress. Be comfortable, don't expose too much flesh in public, and it will be fine.

Bikini are OK but sunbathing topless is forbidden.

Can I change money at the airport?

Yes you can although we don't recommend it, as the exchange rate is usually not that good. There is a currency exchange office in the village (10 minutes walk).

Do I need bring towels and personal toiletries?

We do  supply bath towel, soap, shampoo and shower gel.

Please bring your own Beach towels.

Will I be able to use my credit card?

Not widely. We strongly recommend that you bring your currency. Many local restaurants and services accept cash only.

At Wave & Dance Morocco we don't accept credits cards.

What type of electrical adapter will I need for the plug outlets?

 

Our power sockets are the same as the France ans Switzerland. If you are traveling from USA, Asia or outside Europe bring the same adapters as if you were traveling to the France.

STAYING WITH US
 

Is tab water safe to drink at the camp?

Yes in our camp tab water is fine for brushing your teeth, or take a shower, although it is very high in chlorine taste but you don’t need to drink the tap water as we provide filtered drinking water for free, please bring a canteen water bottle (we are concerned about the pollution caused by plastic from bottled water).

ATM

 

The closest Cash Machines ATM are located in the nearly village of Aourir.

Aourir is approximately 3 kilometers, 30 minutes by walk or 10 minutes away by taxi and costs 5 Euro per way.

Don't forget that most local businesses only accept cash.

Do the rooms has a safe?

 

Yes we do have in each room.

We have never had any incidents of theft at the camp, sometimes flip flops go missing at the beach, even so, we strongly advise that you do not leave anything unguarded either when staying at the camp, at the beach or when traveling around Morocco in general.

Housekeeping and Rooms cleaning

During your stay cleaning room is once every 7 nights: dusting, vacuuming and changing linens .

 

If you want additional full service cleanings during the week, you can arrange for them at the desk (10 Euro per service).

SURFING
 

I never surf before

 

A lot of our guests are complete beginners wanting to learn to surf. You will live and unforgettable experience.

When are the bests waves in Morocco?

We have waves year round and we have good conditions to teach you how to surf at any time of the year.

For beginners, all seasons will offer you perfect conditions to start your surfing experience.

For intermediate and pro-surfers, from October to April will see the largest waves,

and beginner students can still catch waves safely during the winter months.

It is of course impossible to predict the conditions for any day of the year =)

Surf debriefing during classes

A detailed debriefing analysis is provide during the week for faster progress.

Surf Pictures

 

We are happy to share some of our pics in our official Facebook page.

Also if you are interested you can request a surf pic pack (10-15 photos), this option is on request before arrival and cost 50 Euro per pack

Which surf spot we will surf?

The vast majority of our classes sessions are from Agadir to Tamri spots.

Depending on the tides and your own level of surf we will choose the best spot suitable for your surfing.

 

We can also organize a surf day class to the famous village of Immesuane (Imsouan), this will cost 30 Euro extra by taxi per surfer (Min 2 surfers)

What happen if you delete a surf class?

Unfortunately, we cannot predict what Mother Nature has in store!

Safety is also our main concern.

If we decide the conditions are unsuitable for surfing (if the waves are flat or too big, or if the wind is too strong)

we will organize theory lessons or cooking lessons or some others activities to let you enjoy the day.