Frequently Asked Questions
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Are there any surf shops in Taghazout? What can I buy there?
Answer There are a few surf shops in Taghazout. Our own Almugar Surf Shop is well stocked with clothing, accessories, wetsuits and surfboards/boogie boards, skimboards, for sale and hire. Our shop also has a variety of surf hardware as fins, leashes, wax, deck-grip etc. We also offer good quality, great value board repairs and original brands like Roxy, Billabong, Rip Curl, Al Merrick, Rusty, FCS and more... As a guest at Dfrost Almugar you will receive a 10% discount voucher from the host!
Are there surf spots in walking distance?
Answer Yes there are. You can just walk down the stairs in front of the surf house and surf
Hash Point or Panoramas (Beach & Pointbreak). Anchor Point only a 15 minutes walk away, Killer Point, La Source and Mysteries (point breaks) around 20-25 minutes walk away. For further information upon the surf spots you can click here (link to the webpage of surf School & all about the surf)
Can I travel alone, is it safe?
Answer You can definitively travel alone. Morocco is seen as the entrance to Africa and it has a way higher level of security as other African countries. A special secret service makes sure that the tourists are protected. Also as a woman there is no problem of traveling alone. Morocco is a very liberal and relaxed country. It still recommended though to take care of your passport and money, while traveling around.
Can we drink the tap water?
Answer The tap water is not drinkable, but you can buy bottled water in the village or from our drink fridge in the house.
The tap water is fine for taking a shower, brushing your teeth and so on.
Do I need a travel Insurance?
Answer We recommend that all guests arrange full travel and medical insurance before traveling to Morocco. Dfrost Almugar Surf House does not take responsibility for loss/theft/damage to personal property nor does it take responsibility for personal injuries.
Do you have a surf school and offer surf lessons?
Answer Yes we offer surf lessons. You can book your beginner/intermediate/advanced surf lesson with us. One of our licensed surf teachers will take care of you. Every day we offer 2 hours of surf lessons and 2 hours of self-practice in the water.
Do you offer a laundry service?
Answer At both the Surf & Yoga villa and Villa Surya we do not offer any laundry service due to its space capacity. There are local laundry places in the villages. We are happy to assist you where to go
Do you offer Insurance for the rented equipment?
Answer Yes we do. We offer insurance for just EUR 25 per week that covers any damage or loss to our equipment.
The insurance can be paid with the booking of your stay! You can read more about our Board Insurance in our Terms and conditions.
Do you provide Yoga mats?
Answer Yes, we do provide Yoga mats for your practice with us. On top of that we also do have some bolsters, blocks, straps and blankets!
Happy Yoga time
Do you supply bed sheets, covers and towels?
Answer Please read here to understand what we offer in every location:
Surf & Yoga Villa Taghazout/Surf House apartments/Taghazout center apartment + Studio
Bed linen & sheets are included in every room category
Bath towels are included in the Standard room, Premium room and Studio
No bath towels provided in the dorm rooms and budget rooms
No Beach towels provided
We provide Bed sheets and linen in every rooms
We provide Shower towels & Bathrobes in ever room
No Beach towels provided
How can I best travel to Morocco?
Answer Being just a 40-minute drive from Agadir Al Massira Airport, where many low cost airlines operate to from most European cities, it’s quick and easy to
You can best travel by plane to Morocco. There are many flight airlines that offer cheap deals to fly out to Agadir or Marrakesh. Check out Easyjet, Ryanair, Transavia, Norwegian airlines and so on. If you arrive at another airport then Agadir, we recommend traveling to Dfrost Almugar with the bus. CTM and Supratours are good bus companies. More information can be found on www.ctm.ma and www.supratours.ma. You can also check out where we are located on our homepage under location & how to travel to us.
How can I pay on location?
Answer At Dfrost Almugar and Villa Surya you can pay with Card and cash.
For the cash we accept euro and dirhams.
How is the food in Morocco and what food can I expect in the Surf & Yoga House?
Answer Morocco offers delicious and healthy food. The most known and traditional dish is the Tajine. Tajine is cooked in a terracotta plate with meat/fish/veggies and lots of spices. We serve a mixture of European and Moroccan food throughout the week like couscous, tajines, curries, pastas, meat/fish balls, burger nights and of course our big Sunday BBQ. Our food is specially designed for the surfer life to give you lots of power for the next day. Food gets served as a buffet so you can take as many serves as you feel like. If you are vegetarian or are in need of special diets – no problem for us!
I can’t decide where to stay - how can I chose?
Answer We have different locations for all kind of budgets/level of quietness and so on. Have a look at our different locations and if you are not sure just send us an email and we are happy to help for all kind of questions.
Is there any pick up service included?
Answer Pick up and drop-off within the Agadir region (Bus station/Hotel/Airport al massira) is included from a minimum stay of 3 days.
For a shorter stay we ask you to pay EUR 10 per person per way
If you fly to Marrakesh on a Thursday you can make use of our pick up service (also if you are not staying with us), which is EUR 17,50 pp/way.
If you arrive on any other day you can travel to us by bus (CTM or Supratours) – our recommended Bus agencies. The bus costs you only around 100 DH/10 EUR and brings you until Agadir, from there we pick can you up.
For groups/families/or comfort travellers we offer taxi pick-ups from EUR 120 per way on. Send us an email for more information or click on th
Is there any wifi?
Answer We do offer free Wifi in all our locations (Surf & Yoga villa Taghazout, Villa Surya, Surf House apartments & Taghazout center apartment)
Please not that the wifi is strong in most of the common areas but does not cover so well in all private rooms. The moroccan internet is not the strongest and it could even happen that the electricity goes off and there won't be internet for a couple of hours. We do have several routers installed to give you the best coverage we can.
Answer No vaccinations are required to enter Morocco and anti-malarial precautions are not necessary. We have first aid equipment along with staff trained in administering first aid. There is a well-stocked pharmacy in Taghazout, which is open every day. In case of an emergency, there are hospitals and clinics in Agadir. Medical charges will apply according to the treatment received so make sure you have travel insurance before you arrive.
My friend does not surf, what can she/he do?
Answer If you are not up for surfing you can also just join our surf safari and play volleyball or soccer at the beach, have long walks along the coast, do plenty of Yoga on our awesome roof top terrace, pamper yourself with a massage, go snorkelling, drive around with the quads, have a horse ride at the beach, visit the local Hammam, see the souk in Agadir or join us on one of our great day trips Marrakesh, Essaouira and Paradise Valley (a real fun day).
What about alcohol in a Muslim country?
Answer Taghazout does not sell alcohol in any restaurant or bars. You can buy alcohol in the supermarkets in Agadir or bring it from the duty free shop and enjoy it on our terrace. It is not forbidden to walk around with alcohol on the streets but as a matter of respect to the religion it is suggested to not do it!
What about birthday parties?
What activities are available for children under 6?
Answer Of course, surfing can be taught from a young age (we recommend your kid should know swimming already), but if you prefer your child to wait a little longer,
there is enough to do for him/her. We are at the ocean so located at the possible biggest sand garden your kid is ever going to see :-)
We do not offer a lot of playing equipment but we believe in the fantasy of the kids to create their own holiday time.
What are the passport and Visa requirements?
Answer What are the passport and Visa requirements?
Passports must be valid for 6 months from date of entry into Morocco. British and European passport holders do not require a Visa for stays of up to 90 days and will get a visa on entry. All other passport holders should consult their nearest Moroccan Embassy for advice on visa requirements.
What clothing should I bring?
Answer Morocco is a liberal Muslim country where men and women are welcome to wear shorts and t-shirts. Swimming costumes and bikinis are normal on the beach but it is advisable to cover up your arms and legs a bit when walking around town. This is advised for your own comfort and to show respect towards the local religion. If you’re visiting in winter we advise that you bring trousers and jumpers as the evenings can get chilly. We are situated right at the atlantic coast so you will enjoy the ocean breeze during the evening!
What currency has Morocco?
Answer Morocco trades with the Moroccan Dirham (MAD). Some shops and restaurants in tourist areas accept Euros (as a general rule you can convert 1 euro to 11
dirham). We advise you to change money on arrival at the airport at the currency exchange office. From the surf house, the closest ATM’s are in Aourir
(also well known as Banana village), which is 5 km distance from the surf & yoga house. We often pass this village when driving to the surf and we
can stop here on request. From Villa Surya, the closest ATM is located in the Paradise Plage resort, which is a 5 minutes walk from the Villa.
We do not exchange money in the surf or yoga villa.
What facilities are there in Agadir?
Answer Agadir is a 20-minute drive from Taghazout. There you can find everything you would find in any European city. There are banks, MC Donald’s, ATMs,
shops, supermarkets, souks (local markets) ,hammams (bathhouses) , car hire services, pharmacies, a hospital, restaurants (Indian – Sushi –
Moroccan etc.), cafés, bars, nightclubs and even a Pub for those who feel to go out for a drink at night and much more!
Agadir is a very western city, whereas Taghazout is a small, liberal Muslim fishing village
What facilities are there in taghazout?
Answer Taghazout is a village with a great variety of restaurants, cafés, grocery shops, a fish market, , souvenir shops, a pharmacy, car/scooter hire, a hairdressers and of course surf shops. For further information upon what you can buy in our surf shop, check FAQ question “Are there any surf shops in Taghazout? What can I buy there?”
What facilties are there in Imiouadar (Paradise Plage)
Answer Imiouddar is a small village with a handful of small shops where you can find a basic selection of everyday items. There are some great restaurants where you can enjoy the tradition Moroccan tajine with beef, fish or vegetables. You can also find the freshest fish dishes in Imiouddar, caught by the local fisherman that day. Other restaurants provide a very varied menu so there is something for everyone. If you want to get out of the peacefulness in the Villa there is a Tuesday party in one of the resorts close to the Villa where you can enjoy a glass of wine at the bonfire and dance on the music of the DJ.
What language is spoken in Morocco?
Answer The official language in Morocco is Arabic, but the majority of Moroccans also speak French. In Taghazout and other small villages the local Berber population speaks Tamazight as well as Arabic and French. In tourist areas the majority of locals have a good level of English. Our staff members speak English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Arabic, Italian and Tamazight.
What time Zone has Morocco?
Answer GMT (Casablanca)
What voltage and plugs has Morocco?
Answer Morocco is on 220 volts with two-pin round plugs. This is the same plug as used in
most of the European countries. If you are not sure, check online for a picture. If you are English, you can pack your power plug adapter!
What what equipment do you have for renting
Answer We have all kind of boards for rent. We offer all sizes of soft tops for beginners and kids. Epoxy boards: Short boards, Fishes, Fun boards and long- boards by brands as South point, Walden and NSP. Polyester boards: Short boards and fishes that are custom made in Spain with our Dfrost Almugar Surf & Yoga logo on it. Available in all sizes: 5 ́10, 5 ́11, 6 ́0, 6 ́2, 6 ́3, 6 ́4, 6 ́6, 6’8, 6 ́10!!!
What’s going on at Christmas and New Year?
Answer We celebrate Christmas and New Years in the surf house. Every year we have a special dinner, fireworks, party atmosphere and great food! Join us to experience Christmas and New Year in the SUN with lots of SURF!
What’s going on at Dfrost Almugar in the evening?
Answer In the evening we serve complimentary tea, coffee, Moroccan sweets and shisha on our outdoor terrace. We provide cinema entertainment in our living
room, play games all together or make use of our outdoor Jacuzzi if you simply want to relax and enjoy the incredible view of the ocean. Let
the day end by having a drink, watching shooting stars and listen simply to the sound of the waves...
Sometimes of course we may have some parties as well where we turn on our music and celebrate your holiday!!!
What’s the weather like?
Answer Taghazout is known for its 360 sunny days a year, so it barely rains, but the “rainy season” is from November till March. The Agadir area is warm all year round. In the middle of winter the temperatures range from 20-30°C in the day to 10-20°C at night. Endless summer feeling!!
When are we open?
Answer We are open all year round. Last minute drop-in service is from 7:30 to 24:00. You can always contact us via the online chat on our website or simply send us an email with your questions. If you booked your holiday with us upfront, there will always be someone to pick you up if requested.
When is the best surf season?
Answer The peak season is from October till April and July till August. The months April till October (SUMMER) are very suitable for beginners and intermediate surfers (3 to 8 ft/ 1 to 2 meters waves). The months October till April, peak season winter, are very suitable for all levels, beginner to PRO! (All surf spots are working and there is plenty of choice)
Where is Dfost Almugar Surf & Yoga house located?
Answer Dfrost Almugar Surf & Yoga House is located in the small fishing village Taghazout, just 19 km (12 miles) north of the city of Agadir in the south west of Morocco. Being just a 40-minute drive from Agadir Al Massira Airport, where many low cost airlines operate to from most European cities, it’s quick and easy to reach us! Taghazout is the closest place for any European surfer to get all-year-round warm water, perfect waves and a unique cultural experience.
The peak season is from October till April and July till August. The months April till October (SUMMER) are very suitable for beginners and intermediate surfers (3 to 8 ft/ 1 to 2 metres waves). The months October till April, peak season winter, are very suitable for all levels, beginner to PRO! (All surf spots are working and there is plenty of choice).
Most importantly, our Surf House in Taghazout is situated right at the beach/ocean and the famous surf spot Hash Point. You can literally reach the surf within two seconds of walking out the back door! Anchors Point (the most famous spot of Morocco) and Panoramas can be checked out from our ocean view terraces as well as from our rooftop terrace.
For more information and maps, please go to Taghazout Surf and Yoga house location, Paradis Plage Yoga Villa location or contact us.
Which level of surf do I need to have when traveling to Morocco?
Answer Morocco suites for all kind of levels, beginners to intermediate to advanced until PROS. The most known spot around our surf house is Anchor point one of the top best 50 waves in the world. Go on our roof top terrace and check how the sport is working! Other spots around our Dfrost Almugar Surf House & Yoga are: Killer point surf spot situated right next to our killer point apartment, Boilers, Draculas, Laboratories or slab, Mysteries, Panorama point, Hash point right under our windows, La Source in front of our killer point apartment, Banana, Devils rock, Crorcos , K 11 , K 12 , Imssouane, Tamri Beach and Spiders.
Why should I travel to Morocco and especially Taghazout?
Answer Taghazout is the closest place for any European surfer to get all-year-round warm water, perfect waves and a unique cultural experience. For any level
of surfing there are suitable surf spots and for the cultural explorers there is a great variety of local excursions and adventure day-trips. Taghazout
is perfect for traveling alone, in groups, with your friends or as a couple.
We at Dfrost aim to offer the best value for its price - come and check it out
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