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San Sebastian Surf Camp welcomes surfers of all levels, travelers, and yogis far and wide to call the slice of paradise your home away from home. There, you will find an experienced team of surf and yoga instructors, an instant family of like-minded internationals, amazing chef-prepared food, and a stunning view. Not only that, during this camp, you will get to enjoy simple Spanish course as your extended experience. Join and get the unforgettable memories in Spain!
What was once an active traditional farmhouse is now transformed into a surfer's haven. The surf house is uniquely situated in one of Europe's most stunning nature reserves, Pagoeta, with panoramic views overlooking the North Atlantic ocean and Basque countryside. The new surf house offers a hub for like-minded travelers from all around the world to surf the picture-perfect summer waves of Playa Zarautz. The room is a dorm room style.
In this camp, you will have two-hour surfing lesson daily with San Sebastian Surf Camp's experienced and highly qualified surf instructor team. If you miss a surfing lesson on your day of check-in, they'd love you to join the lesson on the day you check out. Your daily yoga class will be accompanied by experienced, qualified instructors as well.
The fun beginner Spanish course starts every Monday for seven nights, six lessons. You will then go for a morning surf and an afternoon lingo, learning the basics, bar talk, simple grammar, numbers, light flirting, directions and plus some of the traditional Basque language. You will get two hours of Spanish lessons daily with 12-hour course and also take a Paella cooking class.
The camp is located in Pagoeta Nature Reserve in the town of Aia, in the hills behind Zarautz surf beach. The location provides the best of both worlds with close proximity to beautiful San Sebastian town and the beach with the freedom to retreat to the surf house in the hills for some peace and quiet as well.
The home is just a short deviation from the beaten track, only 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of San Sebastian city and easily accessible by train or San Sebastian Surf Camp’s private daily shuttle.
You will get three hearty, homemade chef-prepared meals every day and dietary requirements are catered for. Moreover, you can have your lunch on the beach or in the house, and eat in the sunshine after your surf. You can also enjoy unlimited beer and sangria and Basque cider with 10 EUR per day.
Please book your flight to arrive at Bilbao Airport (BIO).
If you plan to travel by airplane, arriving at Bilbao Airport (BIO) is the easiest option. There is a bus straight from the airport to San Pelaio station. Moreover, there is Pesa Airport Bus that leaves every 30 minutes out front of the airport direct to San Pelaio Station Zarautz as well. You may ask the driver to alight at the station. Moreover, San Sebastian Surf Camp offers free pick up from Zarautz (San Pelaio) at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
If you arrive at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ), you can take the train changing at Hendaye or bus directly to San Sebastian central station.
If you arrive at San Sebastián Airport (EAS), there are buses from the airport to San Sebastian town. Although this is the closest airport but not the easiest to get from.
The Regional and International trains will arrive at Donostia Station in San Sebastian. You will need to head over to Amara Station (Euskotren), then jump on any train headed towards Bilbao and get off at San Pelaio Station in Zarautz. The journey is approximately 20 minutes.
San Sebastian Surf Camp provides free transfers from San Pelaio station in Zarautz at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 7 p.m. It is important to inform them which one you would like to jump on ahead of time, make sure to send San Sebastian Surf Camp an inquiry when booking. If you are unable to make it for the last 7 p.m. free transfer, please call or email San Sebastian Surf Camp to arrange to pick up.
In order to get from San Sebastion and Bilbao to the surf house, you can board the local train called Euskotren, it is a good way to get there. The trains run from San Sebastian (Amara) to Zarautz (San Pelaio) from the early morning until about 10 p.m, the trip costs 2 EUR and takes 20 minutes.
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