Join Los Clavos Surf Camp for surf, yoga, and a whole lot of chill time! The warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and the ever shinning sun are waiting for you. Nestled in a small fishermen village, Los Clavos is the ideal getaway for surfers and travelers in search of authenticity and uncrowded waves. The best waves in Northern Nicaragua are nearby and aside from surf, you will also enjoy some yoga before a few sunset beers.
Los Clavos Surf Resort has four comfortable beachfront bungalows, all with private bathroom and large beds. Each of them has their ocean view deck to relax in privacy. They offer shared accommodation with four people sharing. Single bungalows are sometimes available on request with a supplement charge.
The decor is simple and in keeping with the environment. The bungalows have been built for comfort and coolness. They are made of wood and palm trees, in keeping with the surrounding nature.
If you are already an advanced surfer, you will surf at the Boom. Los Clavos Surf Camp will provide four-by-four transportation along with use of equipment. Trips are arranged in accordance with the tides and one of the surf instructors will be there to introduce you to this spot.
Los Clavos Surf Camp is also available to arrange a boat to one of the nearby surf breaks if you are looking for more adventure. If you are not quite at this level, you are more than welcome to join and spectate these world class waves.
For the beginner surfers, you will be taken to nearby Nahualapa Bay for a surf lesson with one of the certified instructors. You will be guided through the basics and then given daily advice on how to improve your technique.
Every day, there is a yoga lesson for you to stretch and restore. Depending on the time of the surf session, the yoga class may be morning or afternoon. Either way, this is a great way to allow your body to adjust to the intensity of surfing. The classes will always accommodate multiple levels. If you are new to yoga, extra support will be provided to get you started.
This retreat includes a boat trip to the local harbor. It provides a slow and relaxing trip along the mangrove trees of the Aserradores estuary followed by an opportunity to wake board off the back of the boat. With a cooler full of beer and the sun setting in the distance, it is one of the week's highlights.
Julia Gavin thrives on the challenges of Ashtanga yoga and has shaped her lifestyle to dedicate hours to her practice. She is a keen practitioner, studying with intensity anything and everything concerned with this traditional practice. Every class taught, be it Ashtanga led yoga class, Vinyasa Flow, hip opening, Myofascia release or yoga philosophy, serves the practice of Ashtanga yoga. She strongly promotes the benefits of meditation through movement exploring the advantages of meditation both on and off the mat.
Surf instructor with French certification - speaks english, french and spanish
This retreat will take place at Los Clavos Surf Camp in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Nicaragua embraces travelers for its rugged and diverse landscape from volcanoes to lakes, rivers to oceans, wildlife, culture, and historic colonial cities, not to mention the virgin beaches of the Pacific coast to the pristine coves of the Caribbean.
Nicaragua is an easy place to find secluded, untouched pieces of paradise in Central America. Los Clavos Surf Camp in the northern west of Nicaragua remains untouched by tourism. The camp overlooks a deserted bay with an untouched seven kilometers stretch of beach to enjoy. There are a few nearby bars and restaurants to enjoy but most guests tend to hang out at the camp, saving energy for the days’ activities.
All the best waves are here including Nahualapa Bay, Aposentillo, and Santa-Maria. The infamous "the Boom" for the more advanced surfers is not to be missed, even if you can only spectate! North of here, there is Jiquilillo as well as a few other secrets spots if you would like to get further afield.
This is the nearest surf beach, just a 15-minute walk from the camp. The bay is a pristine cove with a great surf break, ideal for beginners to intermediate surfers. It remains uncrowded and a particularly quiet option.
This spot is ideal for beginners. It is a 30-minute drive from the camp.
This is one of Nicaragua's most famous surf spots with world class surf opportunities. With its hollowed beach break, it is for the advanced surfers (and spectators) only.
This is a peaky beach break, ideal for beginners and intermediate. It is just a 30-minute drive from the camp.
It has endless sandy beaches with consistent surf and is Ideal for beginners and intermediate surfers.
Los Clavos Surf Resort offers French flavor cuisines mixed with local Nicaraguan products. They pay particular attention to turn every meal into a special moment and mealtimes are a key feature at Los Clavos. Their aim is to provide a family atmosphere with food served three times a day in their ocean view restaurant.
All food is freshly prepared from local seasonal produce to provide healthy sustenance for a full day of activity. Being so close to a fishing village, Los Clavos often serves grilled fresh fish and chicken accompanied by seasonal vegetables alongside a selection of salads with many vegetarian options. There is an abundance of fresh fruit and juices for everyone. Homemade French style desserts are a must. The fridge is always full of cold beer!
Breakfast includes porridge with chia seeds, granola, fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs, toast, juice, tea, and coffee. Lunch consists of stuffed peppers or courgettes, rice and veg bowl, mixed salad, fresh fruit salad, and tamarind juice.
Dinner features grilled fish or chicken, baked pumpkin, sautéed potatoes with herbs, cucumber salad, coleslaw, French apple tart, and coffee. For snacks, you will be offered smoothies, freshly baked cakes, and plantain chips.
Included in your holiday package is one session of massage treatment. Additional treatments are also available at an additional cost.
Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$100 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport (MGA). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Los Clavos Surf Camp will pick you up from the airport.
You can fly to Nicaragua directly from Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Toronto, Montreal, and Panama City. Many flights come from Europe via Panama City and Miami.
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