Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Dakhla, Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira, Western Sahara, Morocco

Best wind direction:
Wave height:
1.5 - 2 m/4 - 6 ft
Wind speed:
20-35 kn / 37-65 kph
Dakhla, capital of the Moroccan region of Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira, is a city built on a narrow peninsula of the Atlantic Coast, at about 550km/341mi in the south of El Aaiun (Laayoune). It is located in the Western Sahara which is under the Morrocan control. Dakhla has a mild arid climate.

Dakhla is widely known as one of the most appropriate places for performing watersports. So, a kite surfing experience at this place is definitely worth a shot! It is the place that can satisfy both experts and novices of kite surfing, as it offers different spots for each level.

Now let’s start with the beginners of this activity, those who will visit this spot and will quickly become prodigies of kite surfing. Because of the sandy beaches, formed without obstacles and the shallow water, Dalkha is aptly recommended to beginner kitesurfers.

The waves of the Atlantic site attract all those who want to have a more challenging kite surfing experience. The wind’s speed is about at 20-35 kn / 37-65 kph, side shore from the right, and the best wind direction is N-NE. The water is warm and flat and the waves usually get around at 1.5- 2 m height.

On the spot, you will find many local school that organize this amazing activity and provides you with the appropriate equipment.

Just make the decision to visit this place and be sure that your goal will definitely be achieved. Don’t miss it!!!