Galicia Teens Surf Camp - La Coruña, Galicia. Spain
GALICIA TEENS SURF CAMP – Join la familia
Born from the passion for surfing of the true local surfers Manuel & Pablo the Galicia Teens Surf Camp has been organizing surf camps since 2004 and welcomed more than 10 000 visitors so far.
Razo Beach (La Coruña/ Galicia) is considered as one of the best surf spots in Spain if not across Europe. The camps take place at the surf hostel-hotel with surf school, 2200m² space for beside activities and a miniramp in the backyard – all that directly at the beach front and only 50 m from the waves and Atlantic Ocean.
The Galicia Teens Surf Camp provides the best summer surf camp for teens in Spain in a save and health environment – around the camp and in the water. Therefore it provides a security camera system, every surf instructor will take care of 6-8 teens plus 5 free time monitors will be supervising the teens 24hours. On the beach the lifeguard service operates around the clock and is coordinating with the team of the Galicia Teens Surf Camp so your safety is assured.
The Family and passionate team with well-known surfers such as Gony Zubizarreta and Hector Menéndez, board shapers Jhony Cabianca and professional photographers Sergio Villalba, renewed and reliable camp facilities, professional surf instructors and monitors, perfect surf conditions and the many beside activities at the camp like Skate Boarding, StandUp Paddling, Body Boarding, Slackline, Table Tennis, Barbecues and concerts will make your stay unforgettable and want you to stay longer.
ACCOMODATIONS & FACILITIES
The Surf hostel-hotel belongs to the International Network of Youth Hostels and can host up to 86 people on two floors with a total space of 2200m². Windows towards the beach will give you a spectacular ocean view. At the first floor you find spacious shared rooms for 4 to 6 people with bunks beds with wardrobe, Wi-Fi and a separate area with toilets and showers. On the second floor you can find bed rooms for 4 with en-suite bathroom. Boys and Girls will sleep in separated rooms
The Surf School
The Galicia Teens surf school has a covered area with locker rooms, washing and dry zone and hot showers. You will have a wide range of boards (over 100) and the best surfing equipment from well-known brands and wetsuits from Ripcurl.
Multi Play Area – Mini Skate Ramp and more
This area provides space for even more fun and beside activities. The chill-out area is the perfect place to relax in the hammocks or in the garden area. There is a mini skate ramp, a 3-sided football field, a volleyball court, an area for functional training and stretching and an audio-visual room (80m²). In this room surf lessons about wave formation, workshops and video correction will be provided so you can improve your skills even quicker.
At the restaurant you can enjoy a variety of typical Spanish and Galician menus. Enjoy fresh fish and vegetables, tasty Galician meat, pasta and a variety fresh fruits on your plate – all home cooked and designed by a dietician. Of course vegetarian menus are also available.
If you book the full boarding you will enjoy a varied of energetic breakfasts, two-course lunches and dinners with dessert.
The ArtBar – Best Terrace in Galicia
The ArtBar is the restaurant-bar where you can relax and have a club sandwich while enjoying the stunning view of the waves and the Atlantic Ocean from the beautiful sun terraces – one of the best of Galicia. You will meet locals and a lot of new friends from all over Europe.
THE SURF AND FREE SURF SESSIONS
The Galicia Teens Surf Camp offers courses by age and level for beginners who just started and intermediates who want to improve as conditions are optimal and providing waves for both groups.
The surf teaching method has been developed with over 12 years of experience so campers progress quickly while learning in a fun and safe way. The surf instructors with titles of from the Galician Surf Federation all have a large experience in surf teaching and know the local spots and conditions very well – many of them are well known local surf heros with several surf championship titles and run in the regional and national surf tours.
One surf instructor will advise 6 students in order to pay the necessary attention to the needs of each trainee during the surf lessons and have the most fun and take advantage of the best wave and tide conditions of one of the best beaches in Spain, Razo Beach.
In the morning you will have a 2-hour surf class plus 1 hour to surf freely while being supervised by the instructors, and in the afternoons there will be more free surfing and activities. Always surf material will be included.
Surf lesson Beginners includes
- Specific body warm up exercises
- Basic safety rules in the water
- Paddling technique
- Take of Technique
Surf lesson Intermediate includes
- The duck dive technique, to pass through the whitewater
- The peak and currents dynamics
- Priority rules
- Right and left, frontside and backside
Advanced and introduction for all the other levels to
• Tricks and maneuvers initiation.
• Equipment choice according to your level: wetsuits, boards, accessories and prices.
• Shaping lessons.
• Weather and surf forecast.
Practical surf lessons will take place at the beach where instructor will stay in the water with you, to chase your errors and to correct your surf techniques, and to give you the necessary advices to let you progress in the fastest way possible. To dynamize the surf lessons the surfing technical exercises are combined with beach games.
The theory surf classes are held at the school installations. They will be fun and enjoyable and you will learn about the safety surf rules, to let you be initiated in the most versatile and easy way to surfing. With the training courses in waves and tides you will understand the weather forecasts better and with the personalized video-analysis you can to watch your mistakes and improve your surf technique.
7 Kilometers sandy beach where there is no corner without waves. The best waves are in front of the camp. There’s a rocky base for the most daring with a short wave but with a potent takeoff and a tube at the start. The rest of the beach are sand breaks, left and right, with soft switches and each day breaking in a different way. The beach at low tide is approx 400 metres from the shoreline to the dunes and grass borders. Other spots in the area include Malpica, a couple of miles down the coast. The air temperature in summer ranges between 20ºC and 30ºC, while the water temperature ranges between 18ºc and 20ºC.
SURF RELATED & FUN ACTIVITIES
Be sure you will never get bored at the Galicia Teens Surf Camp as the list of surf related and beside fun activities is very long. Additionally barbecues, concerts and fiestas are regularly organized during the season. To name a few:
- Stand Up Paddling
- Urban & Tarp Surfing
- Body Boarding
- Standup Paddling
- Mini Ramp and Longboard Skating: The Mini ramp is always available on the backyard
- Pilates & Stretching to warm-up before every session and improve your body posture and prevent injuries
- Yoga sessions to train dory and mind. One goal: surfing and having fun
- Ping Pong table for never ending challenges day and night
- Capoeira for you to keep in shape
- 3-sided football.
- Beach volleyball
- Surf safaris around the Costa da Morte
- Jam sessions in the afternoons and evenings
- Water Park/ Paint Ball don’t forget to ask about it
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Directly located at the beachfront of Razo Beach / North of Spain
The Galicia Teens Surf Camp is just 50 meters from the waves and Atlantic Ocean. A 7 km long sandy beach, no crowds and no localism creates a very good vibe in the water and gives enough space to have the best enjoyable surf experience where you can surf 365 days a year with waves on a daily basis and most frequent sea tides.
It is considered as one of the best surf spots in north of Spain and throughout the Atlantic coast of Europe. Razo belongs to the province of Coruña and the municipality of Carballo which is just 6 miles from the surf spot of Razo. It has over 31,000 inhabitants, a health centre, and all the facilities of a town. Carballo is just 20 minutes away from Coruña, the largest citiy of north of Spain (Galicia) and 50 minutes from Santiago de Compostela, two important coastal cities of Spain.
All this cities are worth a visit. While taking a break from surfing you could for example visit la Coruña with Spain’s second major harbour. Of historically remote origins, the city boasts the oldest active lighthouse in the world and the DOMUS Museum of Mankind with IMAX.
Atlantic, with mild/wet winters and cool summer (Air temperature 20º-30º, Water temperature 18º-20º)
HOW TO GET TO GALICIA TEENS SURF CAMP
There are good low cost flights which fly to La Coruña or Santiago de Compostela. Common connecting flights to these cities are from London and from major Spanish cities like Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia available. Once landed you can get to the surf camp by your own or with the offered transfer service from the Galicia Teens Surf Camp which can pick you up from the airport/ bus or train station of La Coruña or Santiago de Compostella.
GALICA TEENS SURF CAMP TRANSFER and PICK-UP SERVICE:
Transfer from and to Coruña between 9:00am and 9:00pm is included in the package price. Outside these hours 45€ will be charged per person/way.
Transfer from and to Santiago de Compostela between 9:00am and 0:00pm costs 30€ per person/way. Outside these hours 60€ will be charged per person/way.
PRICES & PACKAGES
Prices & Packages
SUMMER SURF CAMP TEENS PACKAGE PRICES
|Summer Surf Camps Teens (11-18 years)||June||July||August||September|
|Season||week 1||week 2||week 3||week 4||week 1||week 2||week 3||week 4||week 1||week 2||week 3||week 4||week 1||week 2||week 3||week 4|
|5 nights + full boarding||388||388||388||388||529||529||468||468||468||529||488||488||388||388||388|
|Accomodation upgrade with private bathroom||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36||36|
|1 night extra (only available with full boarding)||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39||39|
|1 night extra + Surf||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49||49|
- 6 days surfcamp
- 5 nights of accommodation in a legal hostel
- 6 days surfing classes, 2 hours daily in the mornings
- Surfing material available the whole day: surfboard and wetsuit
- In the evenings surf freely, supervised by the instructors
- Other activities all evenings: yoga, urban surfing, bumper balls, capoeira, beach volleyball, table tennis, longskate, slackline
- Wifi / tv / surf videos
- Accident insurance R.C
- Photos and video of your stay
- Transfers included from Coruña-Surfcamp-Coruña
- If full boarding: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (vegetarian meals under request!)
Extras & Transfer
EXTRAS & TRANSFER
|Extras||1 session||1 day||2 days||5 days||10 days||One Way||Go and Return|
|Transfer Santiago de Compostela Airport*||30||60|
|Paddle Surf Class****||35|
*Between 9:00am and 9:00pm are included. Outside these hours 45€ per person/way.
** Between 9:00am and 0:00pm for 30€/trip. Outside these hours 60 per person/way.
*** 2 or more people for 27€
June from September
1:30 hour of surf lessons
Surf material required for lessons: Table and neoprene
Changing room with hot shower
Civil liability and accident insurance
**** Until June
1:30h Sup Class
Necessary equipment: Table, oar and surf suit
***** 5 days of course
2 hours of daily surf lessons
3h of free surf in the afternoon under control
Changing room with hot shower
Civil liability and accident insurance
****** As Camp Days offer only without 3h of free surf in the afternoon under control & midday meal