Morocco - Sidi Ifni
On the "International Road"of
Morocco 160 km south of Agadir, on
the edge of the Sahara, boarding onto the Atlantic Ocean, you
will find the old Spanish colonial trading post and modern day
fishing port of Sidi Ifni.
The fishing harbour overflowing with trawlers filled with sardines
for the European and local markets is the life line of this
relaxed town which has not yet been hit by the visiting hoards
of the package holiday. (There are over 12,000 small fishing
boats on the coast of Morocco. The government is trying to develop
advanced unloading points and other equipment in this growing
The collection of good fish restaurants and cafes are worth
trying out if you are lucky enough to pass some time in this
The hotels of the town offer all
amenities and a camp site found within the town walls on the
sea front is a great place to stop through the winter months.
Surf Sidi Ifni
Shit Pipe is the name given to this break situated at the rivermouth is infront of
the camping site and old swimming pool. Drop down the old spanish stairs of the town of Sidi Ifni and you're there.
The towns outlet appears at low tide which was a bit worrying at first. I surfed
here for 3 days and had no problems from the quality of the water.