Cruise along waves and hijabs in Essaouira. Enjoy the great mix of Arabic culture, food and insight into a charming way of life. Discover the old medina and harbour that give Essaouira its soul. Share the big beach with your new friends from Explora Watersports.


Depending on the conditions you will practice your favorite Watersports. We provide beginner and intermediate KitesurfSurfWindsurfSup lessons to get you going and we also offer rentals and storage at our beachside centre.

Explora Watersports is all set up with different Packages daily lessons and rentals on the beach and an own Surf House.

Every day the crew and the guests meet up at the beach centre. You go either by a nice walk along the promenade or by the beach, simply awesome at sunrise (15′ walk) or take a cab (7MAD – 0,7€ – 3 pers).


Welcome to our Surf House. Sleep and chill out like a king or queen in your private room

Enjoy the Surf House ambiance in our small laid-back surf house! Our latest pride is the Explora Watersports surf house. Sleep and chill out like a king or queen in your private room, the downstairs lounge or on the sunny terrace.

You will be sleeping in Cape Town, Tatajuba, Sicily, Kenya, Zanzibar or Montenegro.

Discover the colourful medina and breath the Arabic vibe in surf house Essaouira. The six rooms of the surf house Essaouira are named and decorated after famous world class water sports destinations: you will be sleeping in Cape Town, Tatajuba, Sicily, Kenya, Zanzibar or Montenegro.

Catch up with other Explora Watersports water fanatics and meet the staff. The super sweet ladies Zaira and Aunty answer all your questions, prepare an amazing breakfast for you and make your beds daily with military precision.

Double room from €70,-

  • surfers breakfast included
  • small, personal hotel in the heart of Essaouira
  • hosts available
  • weekly dinner or barbecue with the team
  • free Wi-Fi connection
  • relaxed lounge
  • sunny rooftop terrace
  • daily cleaning
  • weekly fresh bed linen

Dar Nafoura

Riad Dar Nafoura – double room from € 50,00 – breakfast included
✓ charming riad in the medina
✓ recently renovated by a European architect
✓ 10 spacious rooms
✓ roof terrace which looks out over the medina

Riad Zahra

Riad Zahra – double room from € 65,00 – breakfast included
✓ spacious and comfortable hotel
✓ close to the beach and the Explora centre
✓ swimming pool
✓ 20 rooms
✓ Tapas bar and restaurant (Spanish owners)

Riad Al Zahia

Riad Al Zahia – double room from € 65,00 – breakfast included
✓ small and friendly traditional riad in a quiet street of the medina
✓ excellent service by the Spanish owners
✓ 9 rooms, double, quadruple and suites
✓ roof terrace with ocean and medina view

Casa Guapa

Casa Guapa – double room from € 65,00 – breakfast included
✓ lovely decorate appartment in the local part of the medina
✓ perfect place to stay with friend or family
✓ appartment and stidio availible
✓ Sunny roof terrace with medina view

Haal het meest uit je vakantie met een compleet pakket

Ga voor een compleet pakket voor een week of weekend. Kom bij ons langs en beleef plezier met je nieuwe vrienden van Explora Watersports.