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Meron Beach Surf Camp - San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria. Spain

INTRODUCTION

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Our 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 the earth, because life is all about Happiness.

 

We offer you the opportunity to live the real glamping experience staying in one of our exclusive fully equipped bell tents. Get lost in its comfort, and feel the positive atmosphere of this beautiful space that integrates design with nature.

 

Come and enjoy the splendor that this land 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.

 

Located in Cantabria, northwest of Spain. San Vicente de la Barquera is a privileged location for its greenery and beautiful beaches. 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 lay down on the warm sandy beaches, while watching the snowy peaks of ”Los Picos de Europa”.

THE ACCOMMODATION

 If you are travelling with a group of friends or alone and you are looking for having some amazing time, get to know new people from all over the world, and you don’t want to spend that much on a glamping tent. We offer you a more economic option. These tents has exactly the same quality as the glampìng tents but in this occasion to make it cheaper you will share the tent with at most two more people. Choosing this option doesn’t mean losing comfort. We offer big tents on wooden floor with mattresses. This tents are made for eight people, so having enough room won’t be a problem.  

 

  • High Quality Tents with wooden floor
  • Perfect choice for groups or solo travelers
  • Includes mattresses and fresh bottom bed sheets.

Facilities

Wash rooms

Bar restaurant

Mini-shop

Washing machine

Refrigerators

First aid

Barbecue

Wi-Fi area

Shared amenities building

Ping-pong table

Chill out area

THE ACTIVITIES

DAILY ACTIVITIES

SURFING LESSON

You can be assured of safety and comfort in the water; this is down to the fact that we provide one instructor per eight students. Our instructors will be in the water helping you out, so you will be able to take advantage of the personal attention our 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!

 

Our surf instructors are the reason why we stand out from all the rest. All our instructors have a surf instructor license, and most importantly surfing is their biggest passion – they love surfing, and crucially, they love teaching how to surf. This mean that they will make a big effort to make sure you appreciate the surf as much as they do, all the while being safe.

 

We guarantee you are going to love your surf instructor, the surfing experience, all the team and every second you will be with us. You will receive a minimum of 10 hours per week, 15 hours if you book intensive course, no more than 2 lessons of 90 minutes per day, this makes the best option if you are really interested in learning how to surf. We have the best equipment, which you can use even after the surfing lessons, all for free.    

 

YOGA LESSONS

Relax and replenish your mind and body through yoga. Yoga is a commonly known generic term for its physical, mental, and spiritual discipline which origins lie in ancient India. One of the really good things about yoga applied to surf is that yoga is a perfect complement for such an all around athletic sport. You will stretch and do positions that will help your body compensate for the exertion from surfing.    

 

MASSAGES

Tired after an exhausting day of surfing? Try now with our new massage service and relax your body and mind. Fall in the hands of a professional massage therapist and get your muscles ready again for the next day adventures.

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Because of the natural beauty and the landscapes of San Vicente de la Barquera and surroundings, with views to “Los Picos de Europa” mountains, huge green fields and extended beaches, surrounded by clean and fresh air, it’s the perfect environment to do outdoor activities.    

 

TRIP TO COMILLAS

This is a special day, get ready to have an amazing time visiting the beautiful village of Comillas which is surrounded by an extraordinary natural landscape and contains a majestic architectural collection. Enjoy its gastronomic culture where we will try delicious seafood and great wines in the most authentic neighbourhoods. This is an optional trip, but we highly recommend you to join this trip and discover this wonderful place. The price is 25€ per person.  

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR 

We have planned for our guests an awesome activity every Monday afternoon: grab one of our mountain bikes and let’s get into a little adventure through the Oyambre National Park, an interesting and fun trail where the tranquility of coastal landscapes and adrenaline from riding a mountain bike goes together, culminating in a delicious surprise watching the sunset. This is an optional trip, and it is not included in the surf camp price, but why not spend your afternoon enjoying your surf mate´s company. Because we don’t think twice when is all about sport, nature and fun! Limited places. We charge 25€ per person and you can easily book right at the camp.  

 

BEACH VOLLEY TOURNAMENT

After a few days in the camp it’s time to see who has improved the most playing beach volley, join our volley tournament, good fun guaranteed!  

 

PING PONG TOURNAMENT

Improve your reflex and challenge the other campers to a match, our surf camp has its own ping-pong table. Join the surf camp tournament, or just play during your free time.  

 

MOVIE NIGHT

After dinner we will show a great movie in the chill out tent. Join us and have a relaxed evening kicking back with our special movie selection.  

 

ACOUSTIC LIVE MUSIC!

We try to organize as many live music concerts as possible. We love music and that’s why we support many independents artists that come to our camp in pursuit of having a great time sharing the positive vibes. 

THE EQUIPMENT

The camp has all of the professional equipment you will need in order to take maximum advantage of your surf lessons. Furthermore, we have all the equipment necessary to enjoy to the fullest all your summer days in the surf camp. 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, relaxing, yoga, comfort, etc. And in order to achieve this we provide you with a great selection of equipment that will maximize your surf camp experience, completing your holidays in a way of quality. 

 

  • SURFBOARDS
  • STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS (SUP)
  • WETSUITS
  • BODYBOARD + FLIPPERS
  • SKATEBOARDS AND LONGSKATES
  • BEACH VOLLEY
  • TABLE TENNIS
  • PALEO GYM
  • INDO BOARD
  • FLYING DISCS
  • MOUNTAIN BIKES
  • BEACH BALLS
  • SLACKLINE
  • TABLE GAMES

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

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 fauna and flora of great importance. Explore the diversity of landscapes and let yourself be surrounded by nature. 

  

Our 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.

 

Its main beach is Merón, a beach with great surfing tradition. It is a white sandy beach that opens onto the sea and faces northwest. The atmosphere is very surfer friendly 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. This makes San Vicente de la Barquera the ideal place to spend your vacation. This area is a paradise where you can surf all day as well as relax, disconnect, enjoy nature and the gastronomic culture.

Getting Here

BY PLANE

SANTANDER AIRPORT (SDR)

Santander Airport is the nearest airport to the Surf Camp, approximately 1 hour away.

  • From there you can use our pick-up service for just 25€ per person/way
  • You also can take the direct bus shuttle from the airport to the bus station, every 30 min 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. http://www.lacantabrica.net/index.php?
  • There is also a bus line which takes you direct from the airport to San Vicente de la Barquera, check the web site at http://reserbus.es/bus-online-DE/comprar-reservar-billetes-tickets-de-autobus-online-origen-de-desde-santander.aspx.

We will be waiting for you at the bus terminal in San Vicente de la Barquera, just let us know what time.  

 

BILBAO AIRPORT (BIO)

Bilbao Airport is the second option, it is located approximately 1 hour 30 min by car from the Surf Camp.

At your arrival at Bilbao Airport you will find shuttles departing every 20 min heading to Bilbao main bus terminal where you can transfer to another bus direct to Santander, connections info at http://www.alsa.es/rutas/bilbao-santander.htm, once there, another transfer to San Vicente de la Barquera (http://www.lacantabrica.net/index.php?option=com_jumi&fileid=3&Itemid=166) and you will finally get to the Surf Camp.

BY BUS

From any of this spanish cities you can easy get a direct bus to Santander, Cantabria. Take the bus from Santander to San Vicente de la Barquera, where the Surf Camp is located.

Get more info about bus lines and connections at this links:

 

  • We recommend to use ALSA if you are coming from Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao, check the web site at: http://www.alsa.es/
  • For connections from Santander to San Vicente de la Barquera check this link out: http://www.lacantabrica.net/index.php?option=com_jumi&fileid=3&Itemid=166
  • Time schedule Santader – San Vicente de la Barquera: http://www.lacantabrica.net/_archivos/Horarios_Descarga.pdf  

BY CAR

If you have your own car, is also a good option to get to our Surf Camp by car, once in San Vicente de la Barquera, there is a lot of free-parking areas where you can safely leave your car for a week or two.

 

Check in Via Michelín web the best roads to get to our Surf Camp, you can also check the distance, the approx. time you will spend and the approx. price your car trip will cost.

 

We will send you the address as soon as you do your booking.

TRANSFER SERVICE

This is a service designed to make your way to the camp easier. We can pick you up from the two airports nearby and then take you back to the airport when it is time for your departure.

PRICES & PACKAGES

ACCOMMODATION

7 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION + FULL BOARD 

The price includes accommodation at Glamping tents, full board (breakfast, lunch box, dinner), free access to all our surf and camp equipment, camp activities and a lot of surprises.

START WEEK 1 PERSON 2 PEOPLE
04/06/2016 199€ 199€
11/06/2016 229€ 199€
18/06/2016 229€ 239€
25/06/2016 269€ 259€
02/07/2016 289€ 289€
09/07/2016 319€ 289€
16/07/2016 319€ 289€
23/07/2016 319€ 309€
30/07/2016 339€ 309€
06/08/2016 339€ 289€
13/08/2016 319€ 289€
20/08/2016 319€ 249€
27/08/2016 279€ 249€
03/09/2016 279€ 249€
10/09/2016 279€ N.C.

ACTIVITIES

 Prices per week Normal Intensive
Surf 95€/10 hours 125€/15 hours
Yoga 30€/3 lessons 50€/5 lessons
Trip to Comillas 25€ per person  
Mountain Bike Tour 25€ per person  

TRANSFER SERVICE

This is a service just to make easier your way to Dreamsea. We could go to pick you up from the airports nearby and back at your departure. As we don’t have a huge fleet and traffic or other issues don’t depend on us, even when we try our best it may be delayed up to a couple of hours.

From/To Price per trip and person
Santander 25€
Bilbao

40€

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