The Team

Whether locals, travellers from far ahead or our relatives – our team is like a big family. We are colourful, friendly and professional bunch and you can always contact us should you have questions or concerns. We introduce our team in the following.

It reads like a fairy tale: Loredana travelled to Morocco from Germany to surf. She then met Mo, a local and co-owner of the DFrost Almugar Surf & Yoga House. Sparks were flying not only on the waves … After just a few years Loredana then left her home and became a co-owner.

Mohammed (Mo)

‘Mo’ was born in Taghazout and lived in Spain for more than ten years. He is not only the co-founder and co-owner of the DFrost Almugar Surf & Yoga House, but also the owner of the Almugar Surf Shop Taghazout. Mo speaks Spanish, English, French, Arabic, Tamazight and a bit of German. He loves nothing more than to search for and find the perfect wave.

Loredana

Loredana’s roots are in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. She grew up in the tr-border area. She speaks German, Italian, English, French, Spanish and a little Arabic. She has been the co-owner of DFrost since 2013. She is also the founder and owner of the Pure Travel GmbH travel agency in Switzerland. She is passionate about all kinds of sports – be it snowboarding, surfing, yoga or racing.

Surfhouse Team

Othmane

Othmane joined the Reception Team in Summer 2019. Growing up in Rabat the north of Morocco, he moved to Switzerland for the past 8 years to study tourism and financing. This journey gave him the possibility to travel around and get to know a new culture.

After being away for 8 years Othmane thought it was time to go back to his roots and start his career at Dfrost and follow his passion for surfing and living by the sea.

Meet Othmane with his friendly and very caring way.

Tayeb & Ibrahim

Our reliable drivers for airport transfers or excursions. As former taxi drivers, they know the country and its people and nothing lets them lose their cool.

Fadna, Mina & Khadija

Fadna, Mina & Khadija are our dust buster house cleaners! They clean the house and ensure everything is in working order. They make sure no dust will pass them and that all rooms are dust free!

Minimo

Mini-Mo’ has been our head barkeeper since 2015. He studied geography and comes from a Moroccan family of fishers. He is an expert in Berber culture.

Yassine, Mohamed, Ibrahim & Hamza

Our surf instructors are all certified and will make sure that your first wave is unforgettable – and all others even more so!

Meryem

„Taghazout feels like home, no matter who you are or where you came from.“ Meet Meryem and her joyful attitude at the Taghazout villa

Dounia

Dounia was born and raised in Casablanca, growing up she has always been curious about different world cultures and has decided to make traveling her main lifestyle. Dounia is one of our office agents, responsible for all bookings.

Aicha

Aicha gehört seit Beginn zum Team und hat sich von der einfachen Reinigungskraft zum Küchenteam hochgearbeitet.  Ihre lebhaften Art ist ansteckend!

Malika

Malika, Mo’s Schwester gehört seit Beginn des Unternehmens zum Team und ist für das Sauberkeits-Team und den Einkauf tätig.

Ahmed

Ahmed ist der Küchenchef in der Taghazout Villa. Ahmed kommt aus dem Norden Marokkos und hat früher in einem vegetarischem Restaurant gearbeitet. Im Herzen liebt er aber seine Rinds-Tajine.

Youssef

Growing up by the sea in Mirleft Youssef learned surfing from a young age on. After finishing his tourism studies he started traveling Morocco and working in different places until he joined in 2019 the DFrost family. He is known as being reliable and very social person making your stay unforgettable and smooth.

Myrthe

The last few years Myrthe a.k.a Mimi has spend around the world sharing yoga with fellow travelers. Her unique experiences during her travels have lead her to the path she is on.

With her “Dutch down to earth” approach she will guide her students through a mindful Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin yoga class.

Villa surya team

Fatima

Fatima is our cleaning angel and bread-baker in the villa and she will make sure your rooms shine for your arrival. She is a lovely moroccan woman who works with us since 2015.

Mohamed

Meet Mohamed, he is 24 years old, originally from Taghazout. He’s our new Assistant in the kitchen. He’s in our Villa Surya to get trained to become a great chef one day. He enjoys cooking vegetarian food.

Hassan

Hassan is our moroccan Guardian – he’s there to ensure your safety during the night.

Khadija

Khadija is our receptionist at Villa Surya. Born and raised in Agadir the heart of Moroccan hospitality.

Hanane

Hanane gehört seid 2012 zu unserem Team und ist für die Sauberkeit und Instandhaltung der Villa verantwortlich.

Hafid

Hafid kommt aus den Bergen Tamazight und ist somit ein wahrer Berber. Er arbeitet seid der Eröffnung der Villa Surya bei uns und hat sich über die Jahre zu einem begnadeten vegetarisch-veganem Chef entwickelt.

Amy

Amy is our Yoga Manager and Residential Yoga Teacher here at Villa Surya by Dfrost Almugar making sure every class will be created with attention to detail.

She is from Yorkshire UK but traveled the world teaching yoga for over 7 years. Villa Surya has become her  new home since January 2017.

She is trained in Thai Massage and Foot Reflexology and teaches Vinyasa, Yin Yoga and Meditation. She loves to take the guests out on the Stand Up Paddle Boards for a fun-yoga class on the sea or guide you through your silent meditation walk on the beach.

Gwendoline

Gwendoline is the newest member of our Villa Surya team. Growing up she was an avid swimmer and soon found that yoga complimented her swim training very nicely. Her love and passion for yoga took her to India, where she did her first teacher training back in 2007. Since then she switched her swimming career to follow the path of yoga and has spent lots of time in India deepening her teachings. Alongside her Yoga Teaching, she also qualified in various styles of massage therapy, such as Swedish, Pregnancy, Thai and Energetic Body Work.

Her ingrained love of the water has brought her to Morocco where she will take to the surf board and enjoy the waves.