Are you looking to escape from work, routine, obligations and stress? Treat yourself with the most relaxing, exhilarating, and empowering vacation of your whole year! Oasis Surf & Language School complete surf and Spanish program is designed to combine the experience of Mexican culture and language, discover the magnificent beaches, and learn the most popular and fun activity of Puerto Escondido: surfing. Oasis Surf Retreats guarantees you an unforgettable experience, tailored to your own needs, and surfing level!
You will be staying in a fully-equipped suite or private apartment with all utilities including Wi-Fi, cleaning service, swimming pool, common area, and terrace in one of Oasis Surf & Language School surf houses. Both houses are very well located near the school, the beach, the town center, and within walking distance from cozy bars and restaurants.
During the eight-day regular Spanish and surf camp, you will have five-day semi-private surf lessons, five-day private Spanish lessons, four fitness sessions for surfing, and one coaching session. All equipment is included and you will also be transported to the best spots. For Spanish lessons, learning material will be provided. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.
Oasis surf instructors are certified, experienced and genuine ocean-lovers! No matter your age, your surf skills, or your background, Oasis designs a personal course for you to enhance your learning outcomes. Lessons are of two hours duration and on an ample schedule every day of the week from Monday to Saturday.
There are only two students assigned per instructor in order to ensure safe and fun surf experience! Lessons are conducted in both English and Spanish, and for all levels and ages. Lessons are tailored according to your level, and include warm-up (proper body conditioning and stretching), theory (safety measures, etiquette, wave reading), and practice in the sea (paddling techniques, wave riding, take off, timing and maneuvers).
You will be provided with high-quality Roger Ramirez surf boards, clean rash guards (always washed daily), and tropical waxes during all your lessons. All material is sponsored by professional surf brand Volcom. Transportation from the school to the beach with the best learning conditions of the day is included, giving you the opportunity of exploring different spots and waves according to your level!
Additional free of cost surf coaching supervised by Roger Ramirez and captured by a professional photographer in order to provide you with the best analysis and feedback about your evolution as a surfer. A diploma level stating your board size, visited spots, gained skills, and final level attained will wrap-up your program and certify your progress will be provided on completion of course.
You will be receiving private lessons for 1 hour and 15 minutes on an ample schedule every day of the week from Monday to Friday. Oasis teachers are professionally-certified and native Spanish speakers. Placement test for all levels and book reviews ensure a high quality and tangible language program. All material learning has been specially designed and produced by Oasis in-house expertise and will be provided to you throughout the program.
Schooling includes listening, reading, writing, and speaking exercises. Overall content and vocabulary is individually-tailored according to your particular areas of interests and to best reach your personal goals. Additional activities, such as city tours, cultural excursions around Puerto Escondido and others, are included free-of-charge to students booking a package of one week or more. A school diploma stating the number of lessons, hours and level attained will wrap-up your program, and certify your progress. Please don't forget to bring a notebook and a pencil!
Every week, the school will take a photographer to record one of your surfing classes. The material captured will be used for a coaching session and will be given to each student for no extra cost, just remember to bring a USB memory card!
By the end of your program, your level will reach a significant progression. Photo analysis surf coach sessions have been designed to consolidate and acknowledge your best potential and your attained skills! Every Friday evening, the surf group will gather at La Barca Surf House to review the material captured from the photo session.
These sessions are supervised by Roger Ramirez and his surf crew. Surf instructors will correct your technique and give you useful tips to keep progressing in your surfing skills. All students will benefit from a group review and receive the best orientation and analysis about their evolution as a surfer.
Afterwards, students and Oasis Surf Crew will gather together at Oasis Surf & Language School surf house to participate in a group review of the visual material collected, accompanied by delicious Mexican antojitos (snacks). All material will be analyzed and discussed to provide you with additional tips, polish your style and help to guide your evolution as a surfer.
Specifically designed to enhance your surfing performance and gain general fitness, classes are conducted by a professional instructor and adapted to all levels and ages. The package offers four fitness classes in the evenings: endurance (on Mondays), yoga (on Tuesdays) cross training (on Wednesdays) and pilates (on Fridays).
Designed to boost functional strength, increase endurance, and make you a stronger and more fluid surfer, Oasis Fitness for surfing sessions are a great complement to your surf lessons. Surfing uses a combination of both your aerobic and anaerobic energy system. In order to improve your cardiovascular fitness for surfing, you need to improve both of these systems simultaneously.
Every Thursday evening the School will take you on a different adventure! The “surprise me event” consists on an additional activity, such as city tours and cultural excursions to explore the culture in real environments. These activities are offered free of charge to all students enrolled in Oasis Surf & Language School programs.
It can be anything from city tours, cultural excursions around Puerto Escondido, a boat trip to the lagoon, a visit to the Mezcal factory, etc. These activities are free of cost to all Spanish students. These activities are great to get to know the Mexican and local culture, socialize with the rest of the students while visiting incredible spots around Puerto Escondido.
The learning material is specifically designed and produced by Oasis in-house expertise. From placement tests to listening, reading, writing, and speaking exercises, the overall content of the lessons are individually-tailored to better reach your goals. Each student will receive a workbook from the school according to their specific level.
Hand and heart-made Roger Ramirez surf boards, rash guards, and tropical waxes are included during all your lessons. All material is sponsored by professional surf brand Volcom. Transportation from the school to the beach with the best learning conditions of the day is also included!
Oasis surf shop sells brand new and used surfboards, surf accessories, clothing, etc. If you are planning to surf with your own board, there is no need to pay extra baggage fees with your airplane ticket. Additionally, you will also benefit from special discounts while purchasing items from the shop.
At the end of the course, you will receive a school diploma level stating the number of lessons, hours. and level attained for Spanish and surf will close-up your program and certify your progress.
As part of the surprise me event, on Thursday you will be taken on city tours and cultural excursions to explore the Mexican culture in real environments.
Co-founder and Manager of Oasis Surf & Language School, Roger belongs to the first generation of professional surfers in Mexico. Since early childhood, he was fascinated by the sea and the magic of surfing as a lifestyle. Roger Ramirez was born in a regional pioneer surfer family of Puerto Escondido that actively promoted and enhanced the practice of surf in the Pacific Coast. With more than 30 years of surfing experience, Roger designs and supervises all coach sessions and program implementation.
Sebastian Garcia is an amazing and complete surfer. Sebas enjoys ripping ahead high waves and loves sharing his knowledge to provide coaching for intermediate and advanced students. His patience and positivity will enhance all your potential!
David Luengas is a talented and experienced big wave surfer (up to 15 feet high). He was born in Puerto Escondido, with a deep knowledge of different surf spots around, no doubt you will have lots of fun with this brave, youthful, and passionate surfer!
Barchi is a young local who grew up here in Puerto Escondido as well as the United States. He has mastered the art of body surfing and is one of our few instructors that prefer to toss the board and go au natural. It is impossible not to enjoy yourself with his young spirit.
Juan is a great instructor working with people of all levels. His can-do attitude will get you up and riding a board in no time with a big smile on your face!
One of Oasis Surf & Language School long time locals, who knows everything there is to know about the waters there, Oscar is one of the most patient instructors. He consistently picks perfect waves for his students, his calm no rush demeanor makes him a favorite among beginners!
Cris is one of Oasis Surf & Language School instructors who comes from Chile. His passion is bodyboaring but with that comes a great understanding of the waves and intricacies of surfing. He has mastered all board sizes, and this makes him a great instructor for all levels! He is also the Oasis surf instructor coordinator.
Luis is originally from Veracruz, but has called Puerto home for many years. He has over 20 years of experience in the ocean, both bodyboarding big waves and surfing. He has been surf coaching professionally for more than 5 years now and has acquired great interpersonal skills and teaching techniques ready to share with you!
This surf camp will take place in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Puerto Escondido exudes Mexican folklore, giving you the opportunity of learning both the language and the culture while enjoying the magnificent beaches of its coastline. Oasis Surf & Spanish School is perfectly located near central town, within convenient walking distance to to the surf houses and the beaches.
By day, you can surf, snorkel, dive, swim, tan, and go sport fishing or look for turtles, dolphins and whales. By night, a busy cafe, restaurant and bar scene brings live music and a freewheeling, unpretentious nightlife. Puerto Escondido can be reached by flight from Mexico City, or by bus longing the lovely landscapes of Oaxaca region.
This surf camp includes one dinner as part of the coaching session.
Puerto Escondido International Airport
Transfer not provided
We do not offer transfers, but the airport of Puerto Escondido is very small so you won't have any problems finding an airport transportation service. There are both shared and private taxis/shuttles available and they are all safe and economical. The drivers know our location, and it is only about a 5 minute ride Airport to arrive. Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Escondido (PXM)
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