Attention all surfing nomads and remote worker! Taghazout is known as a top surfing destination! A pilgrimage location for world surfers. A laid-back fishing village, once famous for calamari and hippies, is now considered Morocco’s premier surfing destination for both pros and learners. pilgrimage location for world surfers. Only a 45-minute drive north of Agadir this once-sleepy fishing town now features on the world surf spots. Its magical weather makes it perfect for those allergic to European winters. The main beach at Taghazout is great for relaxing, sunbathing and swimming, but during and after the Moroccan summer holiday, it is very crowed wit tourists can overwhelm the village's infrastructure.