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8 Days Surf Camp in Spain

  • Av. Francisco Giner de los Ríos, 30, San Vicente de la Barquera, 39540 Spain

8 Days Surf Camp in Spain

  • Av. Francisco Giner de los Ríos, 30, San Vicente de la Barquera, 39540 Spain

Surf Camp in Cantabria, Spain

Come and enjoy the splendour that Dreamsea Surf Camp has to offer. Get closer to nature and feel part of it. It’s time to breath fresh air in an environment full of magic, surf, active and healthy lifestyle, comfort, and fun. Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain is not just about surf, it is much more, it is about a life philosophy, about enjoying every second of your life through sport, sun, beach, relax, yoga, comfort, etc. And in order to achieve this they will provide you with a great selection of equipment that will maximize your surf camp experience, completing your holidays in a way of quality.


  • Helpful instructors
  • Variety of camp activities
  • 10 or 15 hours of surf lessons
  • Photos and video of the surf week
  • Unlimited access to all surf equipment
  • Breakfast buffet, picnic lunch and buffet dinner
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • 6 days with instruction
  • Spanish, English
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You will stay in glamping tents with high quality mattresses because there is no reason to sacrifice comfort and luxury if you want to enjoy the great experience of outdoors holidays in harmony and contact with nature. Glamping is a new and growing trend from the last decade, a fusion of glamour and camping. It is a perfect concept for those who love the positive points of camping and outdoors lifestyles but forgetting all those negatives aspects and enjoying complete comfort. Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain invites you to try this new concept of camping in their double bed glamorous tents. Furnished and decorated with a cozy and pleasant taste, out of recycled materials and equipped with a very comfortable mattress.

You will receive 10 hours of lessons per week, all of them in the water and 15 hours of surf lessons if you book the intensive lessons course. With no more than 2 lessons of 90 minutes per day, this makes Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain as the best option if you are really interested in learning how to surf. All with the best qualified and experienced instructors you can imagine. All instructors in Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain will teach you not just how to surf, but how to enjoy the ride, and most importantly, how to enjoy the learning process, in a lifetime experience. They have the best equipment, which you can use even after the surfing lessons, all for free.

With Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain you can be assured of safety and comfort in the water, this is down to the fact that they provide one instructor per eight students. Their instructors will be in the water helping you out, so you will be able to take advantage of the personal attendance your instructors will give you. Your instructor will also be the same all week long, meaning you will be able to forge a relationship that will help get the best out of your lessons.

If you already have enough experience to surf independently and want to have the fun of a surf camp experience, you can join Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain without having lessons with free access to all the equipment, including the surf equipment. You are also welcome to bring your own stuff if you prefer. Again, the instructors will be at your disposal for any advice or recommendation about surfing.

Dreamsea Surf Camp offer you the opportunity to live the real glamping experience staying in one of their exclusive fully equipped bell tent. Get lost in its comfort, and feel the positive atmosphere of this beautiful space that integrates design with nature. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the fishing village of Cantabria, with its beautiful landscapes and beaches, and all the exciting CULTURE that exudes all around. Now is time to relax, and lie down on the warm sandy beaches, while watching the snowy peaks of Los Picos de Europa. The surf camp offers you a dreamland place where you can rest, stay healthy, try new and exciting sports, and contribute to a more sustainable way of life, all while connecting your soul to earth, because life is all about happiness.

Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain is located on the west coast of Cantabria, San Vicente de la Barquera, right in the heart of Oyambre National Park, a protected natural area of great ecological value composed of estuaries, cliffs, beaches, marshes, meadows dunes and forests that harbor a fauna and flora of great importance. Explore the diversity of landscapes and let yourself go by nature.

The camp is located in the campsite “El Rosal”, a few meters from Merón beach and the estuary of San Vicente. A privileged location surrounded by grass and trees where you can relax, enjoy nature and the magical views that this place offers. Merón is a beach with great surfing tradition. It is a white sandy beach which opens onto the sea and facing northwest. The atmosphere is very surfer and offers all amenities. This beach offers ideal conditions for learning, and it has several peaks for everyone. San Vicente being a fishing village is well known for its premium seafood besides having sensational wines and the best Spanish hams and cheeses.

  • Gym
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball court
  • Bar
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Beach
  • Restaurant
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Laundry

The weekly menu is built around a balanced diet taking into account the effort you realize every day. During the breakfast you will enjoy a great buffet with variety of fresh fruit, daily made bread, milk, juice, etc. During the dinner you will enjoy international dishes, always followed by the Spanish cooking touch. Vegetarian options are offered too.

  • Bodyboarding
  • Horseback riding
  • Indoboard ad skating
  • Live music concerts
  • Kayak tour
  • Massage
  • Mountain bike tour
  • Playing paintball, ping pong and volleyball
  • Rock climbing
  • Slacklining
  • Stand up paddle tour
  • Tour to Comillas
  • Yoga lesson

Massage service is available for you to relax your body and mind after an exhausting of surfing. Fall in the hands of a professional massage therapist and get your muscles ready again for the next day adventures. This service is not included in price and available at extra cost.

  • 7 nights' accommodation in a glamping tent
  • Camp activities like volleyball, ping pong, mountain bike, slack-line, and much more
  • Free access to all surf equipment
  • Full board meals
  • Surf lessons
  • Flight
  • Kayak tour
  • Massage
  • Mountain bike tour
  • Normal tent accommodation
  • Shutlle service
  • Stand up paddle tour
  • Tour to Comillas
  • Yoga lesson

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Santander Airport (SDR). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. The pick-up service will cost 25 EUR per person / way. You also can take the direct shuttle from the airport to the bus station, every 30 minutes there is a new shuttle connecting the airport with the city of Santander, and from there you can take the bus which takes you to San Vicente de la Barquera. There is a bus line which takes you direct from the airport to San Vicente de la Barquera. Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain will be waiting for you at the bus terminal in San Vicente de la Barquera.

Your can also arrive at Bilbao Airport (BIO). Upon arrival at Bilbao Airport, you will find shuttles departing every 20 minutes heading to Bilbao main bus terminal where you can transfer to another bus direct to Santander. Once there, another transfer to San Vicente de la Barquera and you will finally get to the surf camp. Pick up service from Bilbao Airport is available for 40 EUR per person / way upon request.

Arrival by bus

From all around Europe you can fly to the main Spanish cities, such as Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. From any of this Spanish cities you can easily get a direct bus to Santander, Cantabria. Finally take the bus from Santander to San Vicente de la Barquera, where the surf camp is located. Dreamsea Surf Camp Spain recommend you to use ALSA if you are coming from Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao.


  • Review by Warren
    10 out of 10

    "As volunteers in the camp, my friends and I had an awesome experience! Arriving with one friend, I left in a group of 11. A great way to meet people, surf (regardless of your initial ability) and meal times together leaves you feeling like a part of a family. A short drive but relatively lengthy walk (although doable) from town, you will spend a lot of time with people from the camp. In my experience, the result was genuine connections and friendships that will last a lifetime. The experience is what you make of it with plenty on offer in terms of excursions, surfing, yoga and kilometers of beautiful beaches."

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  • Review by Jessi
    10 out of 10

    "My photographer and I first came to Dreamsea as "all in" guests for a fitness photo shoot for a client in the states. We arrived in the middle of the night and were welcomed by a very friendly face, Antonio. He showed us to our tents at 4:00 am and even killed a couple of bugs for us upon entering our tent. The camp was clean, organized, neat, and friendly. We had surf lessons from Reinaldo, who was an amazing surfer, and furthermore, gave extremely clear, concise, and simple instructions while teaching us technique. Even though both of us were first time surfers, we were able to catch wave after wave on our first day under his excellent instruction. We took yoga every morning at 7:00 am, and sometimes again in the afternoon on the beach, and had group workout sessions and jogs to the beach daily (for those who were into that type of exercise). The bathrooms and showers were immaculately clean, the food was amazing, there was always something to do, and everyone always had a smile on their face with positive energy. Dreamsea will remind you of just how little material it takes to be happy. A lot of physical activity, moving around, learning from and about other people, and becoming one with the wilderness. I was so sad to leave, that after I went home and took care of some business matters, I jumped on a plane and came right back to Dreamsea as a volunteer one week later. If you are looking to reset your perspective on life, and feel like a child again, this is the perfect place for you. If you require fancy things and can't handle dirty toes and bugs, you should probably look elsewhere. We left this camp in the most excellent shape. Leaner, stronger, happier and wiser. You will meet people from all over the world and learn something from everyone, so long as you give the new experience a chance. Magical experience. I will be back."

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  • Review by a surfer from Canada
    10 out of 10

    "I stayed at Dreamsea for 3 weeks and absolutely loved it If you care a lot about your comfort/personal space/time alone and have never camped before, it is maybe not the best place for you. However, if you want to live an unforgettable experience, meet, connect and party with people from around the world in an enchanting environment, go for it!!!"

    "The energy from the staff is incredible, everyone is super sociable and if you like party vibes, you won't be disappointed. It is also a great place to learn how to surf, at your own rhythm with no obligation. The food is delicious. The camp is well organized, activities are planned daily and you will never be bored. The place is beautiful and the people make it even better. You'll want to go back as soon as you get home!"

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  • Review by Christ from Greece
    10 out of 10

    "This is the best vacation of my life. I met people from all over the world and this is perfect, all is happy and the staff is amazing. Dreamsea Surf Camp make you feel like you will be in the holiday of your life. As for the staff I can only say that it is amazing, from the manager to the people who clean and serve, everyone with a big smile and understand how they like what they do. Thank you all. I'll be sure we meet again soon!"

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  • Review by Kimberly from Spain
    10 out of 10

    "I have never felt so in my element. The people, the place, the atmosphere, everything was so amazing. I booked my stay on the second week of June, so the camp was not as busy as it usually is during mid season. Yes there is drinking and partying filled with young people, but that's what summer is about. If you're not having fun you're not having fun. Dreamsea is a place full of open minded people who want you to feel apart of something greater than just a camp. For those who are seeking a quiet get away with their loved one book a glamping tent. They're these beautifully decorated luxury tents that come with a queen size bed and electricity. You get some nice privacy because they're a little bit further away from the camp, but close enough to make it to breakfast on time. The camp is right next to a lovely beach town where you can ride a bike or long board down to. The surf was good and the instructors are always positive when helping you out. I definitely learned a lot with the intensive course, so I recommend taking that if you really want to get better. Usually after a day of surfing you go back to the camp, wash off, you can go do yoga, sleep (which is what I did because I was so tired), go explore, or roam around the camp site which is filled with fun things to do. Dinner is around 7:30 pm and afterwards the camp puts together a fun activity for everyone to do (watching the sunset on the beach, movie night, flunkyball, beach volleyball tournament, and a lot more.) 11:00 pm is when everyone has to quiet down (camp site rules - to not disturb neighbors) so people sometimes go to the town and party there, leaving the camp quiet for those who want to go to bed. Wi-Fi I wouldn't know. I was barely on my phone and it felt so nice. This is really a good way to detach away from the world and just spend time with good people. But if your life depends on your mobile then maybe get a sim card with GB because the wifi is kind of weak. If you are staying longer then a week, yes you will have the same food. If it bothers you there are restaurants in the town where you can get food, but I can't guarantee it's as good as the camps. In conclusion: if you are someone who isn't afraid of getting in touch with nature, having fun, and making new friends, this is the place for you."

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  • Review by Natalia Bondina from Russia
    10 out of 10

    "The camp is just 15 minutes from the beach, nicely hided in the shades of trees, tents are big enough to accommodate from three to five people, healthy food, free wifi is included but almost never worked, so plan to leave your cell behind. Camp is actually Spanish not French and most guests speak ether German or Spanish. Age range was a little different from what you may expect it is somewhere between 17 and 24 mostly, so do not expect to have a quite time in the forest. Be prepared for "high schools parties" almost every night!"

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