Paradis Plage Surf, Yoga and Spa Resort, Morocco

Tackle Morocco’s best surf spots at this Atlantic coast retreat, just five minutes from the laid-back fishing village of Taghazout on a seven-acre beachside spot away from the crowdsFriday, March 3, 2017

By National Geographic Traveller The Collection

Tackle Morocco’s best surf spots at this Atlantic coast retreat, just five minutes from the laid-back fishing village of Taghazout on a seven-acre beachside spot away from the crowds.

Luxurious rooms of varying sizes are available, all with ocean, pool or garden views and decked out in a soothing neutral tones.

Elsewhere, the Paradise Spa brings together wellness traditions and health treatments from all over the world and harnesses the benefits of the finest natural organic ingredients in its products, from orange blossom and argan oil to saffron, honey and white and green tea.

The contemporary-meets-traditional spa has been constructed using local materials. It boasts a traditional hammam; modern sensory hammam, combining aromatherapy and light therapy; couples treatment area for hydro-massage; beauty treatment room ( brands include Afrikissime Shea and Themae); and a lavish open-air massage area.

Its comprehensive menu covers everything from Taroudant argan oil massages to hot stone massages, plus indulgent facials using Souss Massa prickly pears, Taliouine saffron or roses from the Dades Valley. A key treatment is the santaibooster — a personalised slimming treatment that promises to reduce cellulite and tone the body using ancient Asian techniques tuina, shiatsu, urut pijat.

From sunrise to sunset, guests can hone their yoga moves with the team at the enchanting beachside shala in up to three dynamic and relaxing daily yoga sessions.

After a day of riding your board, head to the resort’s Surf House, where guests wax lyrical about their surfing adventures before heading to one of the restaurants that focus on health and wellbeing. There’s the Chiringuito, with its seafood and gourmet burgers, served on the beach; The 27, serving up fresh fish and seafood dishes; and The Khaima, a nomad tent set up on the sands, available for private bookings.

And in between surf, spa and yoga sessions, culture buffs will relish in visits to the historic city of Essaouira.

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Taking to the waves for a surf lesson with a pro before booking in a pummelling massage to soothe aching limbs

Need to know

Key Treatments

• Hyrdo masage
• Santaibooster
• Souss Masa prickly pear facial
• Taroudant argan oil massage

Key Facilities

• Surf lessons and equipment
• Zen space
• Outdoor massage area
• Kids club
• Beachside yoga shala

Contact Information

paradisplage.com
T: +212 (0)5 28 20 03 82
E: resa@paradisplage.com

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