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Come and learn to surf in a fast and easy way with the most qualified instructors. There's no better place for surfing than this paradise! With Calima Surf's certified instructor, you will be having the best time of your holiday. Not only that, you will get intensive lessons, stay in a comfortable accommodation, and have daily lunch. With Calima Surf, you will fall in love with Spain!
During the surf camp, you will be staying at Calima Surf House. The surf house is located only 100 meters from the beach in the Natural Reserve of Famara with wonderful views of the island of La Graciosa. Calima Surf has created this surf house to make you feel at home even when you are with your other family, the surfers.
In the house, you will meet surf enthusiasts like yourself from all over the world sharing a 250-square meters house with all services and features you need to relax and enjoy your stay in the Canary Islands. The surf house is fully equipped, comfortable, clean, and safe. It is located in a quiet area and you can choose between private and shared rooms.
At this camp, you will face new challenges and could burn 450 calories every hour! SUP, or stand up paddle, is a relatively new sport in Spain. There is an evidence that it was used centuries ago by some of the South Pacific's first inhabitants to move between the islands. It has come into fashion on the Canary Islands in recent years, as it is an easier sport in all its forms and can be practiced by anyone regardless of age. SUP is a fun and different way of enjoying the sea. The sensation of floating in the water as you observe Lanzarote's diverse seabed and spectacular views is a truly rewarding experience. It's also good for your health!
ISA-1 (International Surf Asociation)
Dominic started surfing many years ago and since then, his whole life has been focused on this wonderful sport. He has more than 10 years of experience teaching from beginner to advanced surfers. He also loves to train advanced surfers who want to surf in rocky areas. He has surfed in Canary Islands, Morocco, Portugal, Basque Country, France, etc. He also likes diving and SUP. Dominic's certificates include RlSS national beach lifeguard (2010-2018), lifeguard (Gobierno de Canarias), ISA (International Surf Asociation), and sports technician (Canary Surfing Federation).
Lanzarote, as a natural place, offers unique characteristics of Spain. A part of the great extensions of different lava typologies that you can find in the Timanfaya and Malpaìs de la Corona Natural Parks are fields of wind sands (el jable de Famara) marine, and coast ambients like no other. El Rìo, between La Graciosa and Lanzarote and the southwest beaches. Where a multitude of species and subspecies of flora and fauna co-exist and well adapted to these conditions and therefore really endemic. 17% of plants, 60% of nesting birds, 40% of insect, and 100% of reptiles are endemic to the island.
According to Storm-Rider-Guide 98, Lanzarote is the "European Hawaii", with its mystic and volcanic extensions and its great variety of waves, from the perfect classic waves to the typically isolated beaches with small waves perfect for beginners.
Lanzarote and other Canary islands constitute a crucial cross between Europe, Africa, and America. They are located 1000 kilometers away from peninsular Spain and 100 kilometers away from African coasts. North of Lanzarote has situated a hundred small island called archipelago Chinijo (small).
Lanzarote is by far the northernmost island of the Canaries. This means it is the most exposed to north, northeast, and northwest swells, which are the most common swells in the Canary Islands. Therefore, this island gets the best and most frequent waves. There are more than 30 high-quality surfing spots on Lanzarote. Some of them are:
Famara Beach is one of the most famous spots for surfing in Lanzarote. In Famara Beach, you will see dozens of different types of waves. It very much depends on the state of the sandbanks on the seabed and with every strong swell the low points tend to change. As well as El Codito, you can find el Molino, Los Bungalos, el Bunquer, el Palo, the kiters zone and el Papelillo. If you come to Famara beach, you come to a surfing paradise and tranquility.
Located in the center of the Natural Reserve of Archipelago Chinijo, this is a unique place with a special charm that you cannot miss. The beach has a length of approximately six miles of sand with different types of surf spots perfect for all surf levels and the waves are guaranteed because of the constants swells between north and west, sheltered by a cliff of 600 meters high and extraordinary views. Famara Beach has been recognized numerous times as one of the best beaches in Spain and its protected status make it remains virtually untouched.
During this retreat, there will be picnic on the beach with hot sandwiches, water, and a piece of fruit. The surf house also provides a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue area that you can use during the surf camp.
Transfer not provided
Please book your flight to arrive at Lanzarote Airport (ACE).
Should you wish to use a taxi from the airport, the transport by taxi from the airport to Caleta Famara will cost approximately 40 EUR.