You are pretty good at surfing but you want to go for a level up? Do you wish to have a holiday that brings up your confidence in surfing? Then you should join Calima Surf for this intermediate surf camp. During this retreat, you will be guided to improve your surfing skills by having 5 days of amazing surf lessons. You will also have delicious lunch and staying at Calima Surf's surf house in the beautiful Famara. In no doubt, you will go home with satisfaction!
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.
Calima Surf instructors, throughout the duration of this course, will give you the best possible preparation for a surfing trip to a rocky beach, depending on the weather conditions, as for them, safety comes before everything.
For this surfing trip, where you will be surfing on a rocky beach, there are some criteria that you need to meet before you can be allowed to go. If the instructors see that you are not 100% ready, they will advise you to stay on Famara's sandy beach and carry on developing.
They usually go to la Santa, Caleta de Caballo or the Codito de Famara. Although the waves here are not hugely difficult to surf, it is important to watch out for other surfers in the area.
This surf camp includes 1 surfari trip to a rocky beach. Usually, Calima Surf's instructors will take you to go to la Santa, Caleta de Caballo, or the Codigo de Famara. However, there are some criteria that you need to meet before you can be allowed to go on this excursion. If the instructors see that you are not 100% ready, they will advise you to stay on Famara's sandy beach and carry on developing. This activity also depends on the weather conditions.
Melina was born in Argentina on 28 October 1987 and raised in Lanzarote. She fell in love with surfing when she was 17 years and since then it has become her passion and her way of life. She loves to travel and discover new places to practice surf. She is a lifeguard and FCS surfing instructor.
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 typical 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 spot 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, you will be served with hot sandwiches, fruit juice, and water. The surf house also provides a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue area that you can use during the surf camp.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lanzarote Airport (ACE).
Should you wish to use taxi from the airport, the transport by taxi from the airport to Caleta Famara will cost approximately 40 EUR.
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