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Rodiles School, Shaping Workshop & Surf Camp - Villaviciosa, Asturias. Spain

INTRODUCTION

Rodiles School, Shaping Workshop & Surf Camp - Villaviciosa, Asturias Guests overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 2 reviews.
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A perfect choice for those, who are seeking uncrowded waves and various outdoor activities. The camp is located in the beautiful surroundings of Rodiles Beach – a clean, long, sandy beach.

 

The beach has great conditions for beginners to learn safely and have fun. At the same time, the endless coastline offers many exciting surf spots for advanced surfers. World class lefthander beach break is just around the corner.

 

With more than 25 years of experience in teaching, the founder of the school and the team will make sure you benefit from the lessons and have fun. Stand up paddle lessons as a fun and relaxing way to play on the water.

 

All the surf and SUP holiday packages feature free use of surf equipment. Getting to the best waves will also not be a problem, as daily transportation to surf spots is provided.

 

The Shaping work shop provides an exciting opportunity to make your own surfboard from scratch to finish. The founder of the school, who is also a well known shaper will pass to you all the necessary knowledge. All the steps, from shaping to glassing, sanding, etc will be carefully supervised.

 

The area of Asturias offers many different adventure sports. Horseback riding in the hills, canoeing in the river mouth, rock climbing and hiking are only several of the many activities of the area.

 

You will stay in a beautiful beach front house, which features a large green garden, a cozy bbq place, a terrace and more.  

 

THE ACCOMMODATION

Beach Front House

 

The villa right in front of the Rodiles beach, which is ideal for a group of friends or solo travelers seeking to make new friends.

 

  • Perfect location close to the beach
  • Large green garden
  • Terrace
  • Spacious rooms
  • Cozy BBQ place
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Access to shared fridge

 

Villa Rooms

 

The villa offers multiple options:

 

  • 2 Suites (2-4 people) with private bathroom and terrace
  • Double/Twin room with private bathroom and terrace
  • Double room with shared bathroom
  • Camarote bed room for 2 people
  • Shared room for maximum of 8 people 

THE ACTIVITIES

Surf and SUP School

Pioneer in the Principality of Asturias, the surf school offers classes for all levels of surf. Lessons are given by qualified instructors with an official diploma of the Asturian Surf Federation.

 

The lessons usually take place in the morning, followed by a picnic at the beach. After lunch and some rest the students mostly jump in the water a free surf session or simply chill and play at the beach. All the neccessary surf and SUP equipment is provided for the entire stay.

 

The full board plan includes a copious breakfast before the surf session, a picnic on the beach at lunch time and a good dinner in a typical restaurant serving Asturian specialities. Breakfast only packages are also available.

 

Surf Breaks

The advanced surfers will definitely appreciate a regional classic of international fame, Rodiles is a hollow rivermouth lefthander break, which if often​ ​referred as the “Little Mundaka”. Works best  two hours before of after the low tide. Needs a moderate swell to get going, usually best in winter. 

 

Beginer and intermediate surfers will have fun at Rodiles beach break. The beach is a part of a nature preserve, so the water is always clean.

 

Shaping Workshop

The Shaping work shop provides an exciting opportunity to make your own surfboard from scratch to finish. The founder of the school, who is also a well known shaper will pass to you all the necessary knowledge.  All the steps, from shaping to glassing, sanding, etc will be carefully supervised.

 

The one week shaping course includes:

  • Intensive shaping, glassing and sanding course (minimum 40 h)
  • a new self shaped surfboard
  • 7 night accommodation
  • 7 days breakfast or full pension
  • 7 days of basic surf equipment
  • Daily transport to the beach
  • Visit the surf factory

 

Outdoor Adventures

The area of Asturias offers many different adventure sports. Outdoor activities for those who are seeking breath-taking views and fresh mountain air, the are only one hour drive from the surf camp. After morning surf you can spend your afternoon doing some other outdoor activities like:

 

  • Horseback riding in the hills,
  • Canoeing in the river mouth,
  • Rock climbing and hiking

 

Sightseeing

The area is reputed for its dairy products and its apple trees producing the famous cider, so you can visit one of the factories. Furthermore, the famous Jurassic museum is very much worth visiting.

 

Also, the city of Gijon is just 20min drive from the camp, is a beautiful ocean based city with many museums, shops and a beautiful old town with many good restaurants and bars.

 

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

The camp is located only five minute drive from Rodiles beach, 9 km from Villaviciosa, 22 km from Gijon city and 85 km from Asturias International Airport (OVD).

 

The coast of Asturias is one of the most beautiful in Spain and is known as the Green Coast for the color of the sea, the pine and eucalyptus covered coastline, and the green pastures of the mountainous interior.

 

The coast is very rocky and with several bays and sounds cutting into the cliffs and creating coves and sandy beaches. A scenic backdrop to the coast, the Picos de Europa and the Cantabrian ridge form a spectacular barrier to the south which has maintained Asturias practically untouched for centuries. 

 

Getting Here

By plane

If you are traveling to Asturias Airport from Spain, domestic flights are operated by:

  • Air Europa
  • Iberia
  • Iberia Express
  • Volotea
  • Vueling

 

If you are traveling form abroad, there are severel International direct flights:

 

  • London Stansted (Easy Jet)
  • London Heathrow (Iberia Express)
  • Longon Gatwick (Vueling)
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle (Vueling) 
  • Geneva (Easy Jet Switzerland)
  • Lisbon (TAP Portugal)
  • Munich (Volotea)
  • Venice (Volotea)

 

The camp offers airport pick ups at request at additional charge of 30 euros.

By bus or train

Traveling by train and bus from major cities like Madrid, Bilbao or Leon is also possible. 

 

Madrid-Gijon-Villaviciossa 

Take a train from Madrin to Gijon (operated by RENFE), in Gijon change to a bus to Villaviciossa  (operated by ALSA)

 

Bilbao-Gijon-Villaviciossa 

Take a bus to Gijon, then change to Villaviciossa. Buses operated by ALSA.

 

Oviedo-Gijon-Villaviciossa 

Take a bus to Gijon, then change to Villaviciossa. Buses operated by ALSA.

 

Leon-Gijon-Villaviciossa 

Take a bus (ALSA) or train (RENFE) to Gijon, then change to a bus Villaviciossa (ALSA). 

PRICES & PACKAGES

Private suites

2 private suites, 2-4 people each

80 EUR day/person; 525 EUR week/person – (daily surf+full board)

  • Independent terrace
  • Private bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • 2h30m daily surf lesson
  • Surf equipment for the entire stay
  • Daily transportation to the beach
  • Visit to the Surfboard Factory

*Minimum length of stay 3 days

Double Room (Orange room)

Double room with shared bathroom

70 EUR day/person; 470 EUR week/person – (daily surf+full board)

  • Double bed
  • Shared bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • 2h30m daily surf lesson
  • Surf equipment for the entire stay
  • Daily transportation to the beach
  • Visit to the Surfboard Factory

*Minimum length of stay 3 days

Double/Twin Room (Bottom room)

Double or twin room with private bathroom 

75 EUR day/person; 490 EUR week/person – (daily surf+full board)

  • Double bed
  • Shared bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • 2h30m daily surf lesson
  • Surf equipment for the entire stay
  • Daily transportation to the beach
  • Visit to the Surfboard Factory

*Minimum length of stay 3 days

Camarote Room

Camarote bed for 2 people 

70 EUR day/person; 470 EUR week/person – (daily surf+full board)

  • Shared bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • 2h30m daily surf lesson
  • Surf equipment for the entire stay
  • Daily transportation to the beach
  • Visit to the Surfboard Factory

*Minimum length of stay 3 days

Shared room

8 people max.

65 EUR day/person; 440 EUR week/person – (daily surf+full board)

  • Shared bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • 2h30m daily surf lesson
  • Surf equipment for the entire stay
  • Daily transportation to the beach
  • Visit to the Surfboard Factory

*Minimum length of stay 3 days

Stand Up Paddle Courses

All Inclusive SUP pack:

  • Accommodation in the villa
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • 2h30 daily SUP lesson
  • Free use of SUP equipment

1 day – 85 EUR/ 5 days – 400 EUR/ 7 days – 525 EUR

 

Shaping Workshop

An exciting opportunity to make your own surfboard from scratch to finish AND have a great week of surf in beautiful Asturias area.

 

1490 EUR per week/per person

 

Package includes:

  • Intensive shaping, glassing and sanding course (minimum 40 h)
  • a new self shaped surfboard
  • 7 night accommodation
  • 7 days full board
  • 7 days of basic surf equipment
  • Daily transport to the beach
  • Visit the surf factory

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