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Calima Surf offers a teaching program that is very effective, in which they guarantee that within a five day course you will learn how to surf easily and rapidly with all the knowledge you will acquire to be able to enjoy surfing without putting yourself at risk. If you are not sure if you prefer to surf or to kite, this package is perfect for you. You will have an introduction to these two magnificent sports so you will have a broad idea of what both can offer you.

Meet the instructors

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Highlights

  • 3 days surfing lessons
  • 2 days kite surfing lessons
  • Wave and kitesurfing equipment
  • Photos of your group surfing
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Picnic on the beach
  • Beach shuttle
  • Insurance

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Barbeque facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace

You will feel at home even if in the company of your new family, the surf family, created as a meeting point for waves lovers. Located 100 meters from the beach, here surfers from all over the world find a special place, with full optional to make your holiday a different experience. Change of sheets and towels once a week, the lodge has a fully equipped kitchen, TV, barbecue area, and sunny terrace.

Program

Surf lessons

Calima Surf carry out different courses (initiation, refinement, and advanced), depending on the level of each student, they will intensify the security measures in the water. How to understand currents, weather maps and preferential rules between the surfers, the different types of board and which one is most suited to you, warm up and stretching exercises before entering the water, how to paddle correctly on the board, how to rest appropriately on the board whilst you wait for the next set of waves, how to read the direction the wave is taking, turning left and right, perfect positioning, getting up on the board, slowing down and accelerating. If you already have the experience, you will refine your style with new and advanced techniques designed for each maneuver (take-off, bottom turn, re-entry, cutback, floater, snap, aerials, pipes) you will develop and advance further with some good corrections based on the photo and video analysis.

Kite surf lessons

The kite lessons are given in Famara beach, a playa on the northwest of Lanzarote, usually during low tide hours for better safety on a six kilometers long sandy beach. In this course, you will learn about security and prevention, theory and practice of flight techniques and control, security and prevention in the water, how to ride upwind, kite lifting - how to raise the kite from the water, transfers - experiencing fully the power of the kite in the water and how it influences your movements, and water start - this is when you learn how to control the kite movements, position, board speed, and kite control so you feel safe in the water.

Instructors

Claudio
Brazilian surfer since age 12, he has been takes working as a surf instructor for a lifetime and has worked for Calima Surf since its origin. Graduate of the BSA Level 2, Claudio is the most reputed surf instructor on the island thanks among other things to his total dedication to teaching surfing for over 15 years. If you follow his advice Claudio will take your surfing to the next level.
Conrado
Conrado is young and hot blood outcome from a Galician father and Brazilian mother that put him a surfboard under his foot that a pair of shoes. Monitor entitled by the ISA surf and lifeguard, Conrado loves the competition and Calima Surf must recognize that he knows the moves. It also monitors leisure for multi-sports activities in our Kids camps
Ulises
Canarian Surfing Federation (Surf Coach)
Instructor qualified by the Canarian Surfing Federation, Ulysses has always been connected with tourism and surfing. Outgoing and fun he is a surfer since age 12. Local guy in la Santa, if there is something he likes is a good tube! Good surfer who knows all the island waves, tides, currents, and always can give you some good advice on any wave of Lanzarote and La Graciosa.
Tavo
Canarian Federation (Surf Coach, Stand-up Paddling)
Surf, paddle, and bodyboard instructor entitled by the Canarian Federation. Handball player first division until he tried surfing, got hooked, and became his way of life. He travels whenever he can and now he's very motivated to SUP and willing to catch the biggest waves.
Melina
Melina was born in Argentina on 28 October 1987 and raised in Lanzarote. She fell in love with surfing when she was 17 years old, 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.

Location

Lanzarote

Lanzarote as a natural place offers a unique characteristics. 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 of the island.

Lanzarote and the 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 are situated a hundred small island called archipelago Chinijo (small).

Calima Surf

Calima Surf is based in Famara on Lanzarote north-west shore, the most consistent surf area on Canary Islands. 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 guarantee waves thanks to constants swells 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 thanks to its protected status remains virtually untouched.

Food

During picnics, hot sandwiches, fruit juice, and water will be served. The surf house also provides a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue area.

Things to do (optional)

Sports

Lanzarote, as well as any other island of Canary, has a perfect weather to practice any sport every month of the year. The weather is one of the reasons why many of the professional national and international sportsmen come to the island to prepare themselves. The most significant event is without any doubt the Lanzarote Ironman, organized by La Santa Club.

Whatever is your favorite sport, Lanzarote became a well equipped center for spare time. It offers a splendid scenario to practice sport or enjoy spare time in contact with nature, a real paradise for those who love the sea and aquatic sports. The sea related sports, like scuba diving, where you can realize amazing immersion with breathtaking seabeds. There are more than ten shipwrecks where you will be able to admire with the variety of different species living in the Canaries. Scuba fishing with fishing-rod or deep-sea fishing, and windsurfing.

Open air sports, nautical, water, and earth sports can be practiced the whole year: sailing, scuba diving or immersions, windsurf, kite, surf, bodyboard, wakeboard, water sky, canoeing, jet sky, cycling, climbing, trekking, delta-gliding, para-gliding, and others.

Swimming crossing El Rio

Swimming crossing of El Rìo is the ideal competition. It is celebrated every year in its traditional form, on the second half of September. You shouldn't forget that the aim of this competition is involving in sport of the inhabitants of Lanzarote. For this reason, inscriptions are always open from beginner swimmers up to pro. The important here is participating and having fun. The event is managed by El Cabildo, being the Servivcio Insular de Deporte responsible of its organization.

What's included

  • 2 days kitesurfing lessons (6 hours of lessons)
  • 3 days surfing lessons (15 hours of lessons)
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Beach shuttle
  • Qualified surfing instructors and lifeguards
  • Informative pamphlet about the island
  • Insurance
  • Internet service
  • Photos of your group surfing
  • Picnic on the beach during wave surfing
  • Wave and kitesurfing equipment

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfasts
  • Lunch for days with no lessons
  • Dinners

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Lanzarote Airport (ACE).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

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