Dakhla Attitude Beach Club – A Surf Oasis in the Middle of Sahara

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When I came back from Dakhla Attitude friends asked me if it is worth visiting. I just sent them some photos…

Swings on he beach

White dune
White dune

The beach club has probably the most peaceful location in the region. Located 30 km from the airport of Dakhla, it is a perfect getaway far, far from crowded resorts and big cities. In addition to that, Dakhla Attitude is hidden in the beautiful dunes of the Sahara, 3 km from the main road. You will not be bothered with the cars passing by or strangers (like in other hotels in that region)- the only sounds you hear are the wind and waves of the crystal clear lagoon. Even though it was originally created for surfers, families with kids and couples also go there to relax and escape the big city life.


I am not a surfer, I didn’t even try to surf, yet I enjoyed every single day during my one-week stay in Dakhla Attitude. Let me explain you why. The beach club resembles a little city in the desert – you have everything what you need. Delicious meals served three times a day, music, surf shop, sports centre, beach and peace. You can book a trip to the white dunes, enjoy white sand (with natural argile!) in The Dragon Island, go to an oyster farm and taste fresh seafood or hit Dakhla City at night. All you need to do is to let the staff at the reception know one day in advance. I tried something new, SUP (stand-up paddle), which was a great experience for me. If you are not a fan of nautical sports, you can do yoga twice a day or dance in the Pink Flamingo Bar at night. Every night there’s something to do – you can enjoy the newest hits from European dancefloors, you can listen to live sahraoui band. The only thing you can’t do is to get bored!

If you want to practice kitesurf or windsurf – Dakhla Attitude has it all! You can rent equipment, book lessons with professional monitors and learn how to do it. If you are an advanced surfer – it will be a true paradise for you. Dakhla in the windy capital of Morocco, wind blows minimum 300 days a year, 45km/h!

Chillout on hammocks...
Chillout on hammocks. Get a similiar hammock HERE.

 

Windhunster's camp
Windhunster’s camp
View from my bungalow
View from my bungalow

The bungalows are beautiful and give you an authentic experience. They are a very nice alternative to hotels, where you only have a room. Here, all bungalow is yours!



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Signed towels:)
Signed towels:)
Dragon camp
Dragon camp
Sunset
Sunsets seen from the beach of Dakhla Attitude are stunning…
Windhunter's camp
Windhunter’s camp
VIP bungalow with a kingsize bed and an ocean view
bathroom of the VIP bungalow
bathroom of the VIP bungalow
outside the spa
outside the spa (you can have an after-kite massage, pedicure, wax and much more!)
Crabs everywhere:)
Crabs everywhere:)
Rachid, an amazing guide!
Rachid, an amazing guide! He’ll tell you interesting facts about the region and will patiently show you amazing spots

The food in Dakhla Attitude was a positive surprise to me. Always fresh, always different. Every day there’s a new, healthy menu. Portions are more than enough and always truly delicious. For breakfast you can choose whatever you want, and the choice is wide: cereals, fruits, bread, scrambled eggs, yogurts, jams, ham, hot chocolate, tea… You can also make your own, fresh orange juice! Lunch is usually light and healthy, with a salad and a dessert (chunks of melon, slices of orange with cinnamon etc.) and dinner is usually more stuffing and always comes with a mouthwatering dessert (lemon tart, homemade cake or pudding). You can taste both; European and Moroccan cuisine in one place.

One more thing, the waiters are supernice! I have never experienced more polite service than there.

delicious lunch
Grilled chicken and fish with pasta and a crunchy salad
Delicious lunch, full of vitamins
Delicious lunch, full of vitamins
Railey cocktail, anyone?
Railey cocktail, anyone?
Early sunset
Early sunset
Toilets on the beach;)
Toilets on the beach;)
Pink Flamingo Bar
Pink Flamingo Bar
view from the beach bar
view from the beach bar
Sweet Laila and energetic Anouar in the surf shop
Sweet Laila and energetic Anouar in the surf shop – She’ll advice you about trips and sports, he’ll show you how to surf.
Kitesurfers flying :)
Kitesurfers flying :)
Cable park, where you can get the basics of kitesurf
Cable park, where you can get the basics of kitesurf

Depending on your preferences and budget, you can choose from four different types of accommodation:

A berber tent, a bungalow in the Windhunter’s camp (it’s a bit far from the reception, restaurant and entrance), Dragon’s camp, which is just next to the reception, or VIP bungalows located at the top of the dune giving you a splendid view each morning!

If you want to book your trip or check the current rates for sports, accommodation and additional trips, here’s the website: dakhla-attitude.ma

Dragon Island
Dragon Island
Dragon Island
Dragon Island
On the way to white dune
On the way to white dune
Bay next to the dune
Bay next to the dune
Oysters in the oyster farm around 20 km from Dakhla City
Oysters in the oyster farm around 20 km from Dakhla Attitude
wild camels and I ;)
wild camels and I ;) near the Asnaa source, thermal water with sulfate

Can I recommend the place? Definitely. And I surely want to go there again despite the distance (I live in Casablanca and Dakhla is 1600 km away) – it feels like going from Poland to Spain! ;)

Review prepared in collaboration with the hotel. I was hosted by the hotel in exchange for presenting the place among my Readers. Opinions and photos are my own and nobody has influenced them.


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