Dakhla is relaxed town of low, whitewashed buildings based on a narrow peninsula on the Atlantic coast. Established in 1844 by Spanish colonists, it is a centre for fishing and home to Morocco’s largest fishing fleet. Dakhla is also famous for its surf – kite or wind – and with excellent waves and a good sea breeze, it has also become a centre for water sports. Beautiful long sandy beaches, unfailingly warm days and the deep blue ocean – all where the Sahara meets the sea…

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Kite surfing, Dakhla


With its long, sandy beaches, shallow waters and near-perfect, all-year-round sea breeze, Dakhla is an internationally renowned location for amazing kitesurfing. Whether you’re a beginner eager to get a taste of the sport or a seasoned and experienced kitesurfer, this is the place for you to pursue the adventure.


Best time to visit : October / April Population : 60,000 Temperature range : 13-27°C Infrastructure : beachside hotels Environment : coastal town Access : Flight from Agadir