Sopelana Teens Skate & Surf Camp - Mungialdea, Basque country. Spain
Sopelana Teen Surfcamp is an ideal option to combine outdoor sports, nature and surfing. An experience that goes further than the practise of the sport we all love “surfing “. Our surf teachers and leisure staff members are professionals with a long career in this sport. The house offers modern facilities unprecedented in Spain and they have been designed to make the camps an unforgettable experience.
The Sopelana Surf camp is situated in the locality of Sopelana, remained almost virgin, that has been the cradle of some of the best surfers in the Europe. It is an ideal place for beginners, as well as for higher level surfers. We cater for teenagers 24 hours a day!
The Sopelana surf camp has been established and working since 2004 and its teachers are local people, who know the area well and are qualified by the Surf Federation. The surfcamp is set in Sopelana Surf and Skate Hostel, and it can accommodate 75 guests. It is located in the middle of the Basque forest, but only 1,7km away from the subway that will take you directly to Bilbao, and 7 minutes away from the beach.
Our modern facilities consist of a bar, an indoor heated swimming pool, a complete skatepark for beginners and another one for professionals, a rock climbing wall, ping pong tables and 5.000m² of green space.
The Surf House
The surf house is a traditional 19th century Basque building completely renovated to host up to 75 Guests in true ‘Surf Castle’ entirely dedicated to waves, skate and fun!
Surrounded by an enormous garden the surf house immersed in the facilities it includes : indoor heated pool, skate mini ramp and half-pipe, open area suitable for barbecue and picnic, a lounge room with big screen TV and free Wi-Fi, dining area with hips of activities… Our camp will make you immerse into the amazing world of Surfing.
Everything for you to have unforgettable days of leisure and entertainment! Besides all of this, you will be able to have great fun at our theme parties!
- Private garden 10.000 m2
- Hammock area
- Indoor and heated pool.
- Living room
- Outdoor projection screen of 3,5 m
- Ping Pong table
- Private skate park
- Spacious rooms
Guests will have included in the price the accommodation in share room
- Full board
- Chance to spend great days in the countryside.
During the camps
- 14 hours of surfing lessons with all the equipment provided for the 8 days of camp with full board .
- Skateboard and Longboard lessons
- Cultural trips
- Summer outdoor cinema
- Guide trips to Bilbao, Plentzia and Armintza
You will be able be in photo shoots with skaters of first level, you will learn how to use video and photo cameras and also the chance to see a postproduction process. Furthermore, all this learning process with our photographers and film makers will be posted daily on the site Dogwaymedia.com so you will be able to share it with your friends.
We take advantage of the location of the house and we will be in contact with nature all the time; for those days when the weather is bad and cold you will be able to watch the best skate videos and have chats with the teachers who will give you their best advices. The house also offers and indoor heated swimming pool, 2 mini ramps and a skate circuit in the garden.
- Roberto Aleman Professional skater with a long career, part of international teams like Consolidated .Skateboards, Volcom and Independent.
- Alain Saavadra Professional skater with a long career, part of international teams like Consolidated Skateboards, Volcom and Independent…
- Octavio Barrera Octavio is a young skater well known in Europe and part of teams like .Habitat Skateboarders, Tangram Wheels, Rvca Clothing …
- Christian Cortizo Christian Cortizo is a talented skater growing constantly in our country, part of teams like Jart Skateboards, Quicksilver, Gravis …
- Jose Luis Negrín A professional skater from the Canary Islands settled in Barcelona, team manager in Converse and part of Feel Skateboarding team.
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Sopelana Teen surfcamp camps is located in the Basque mountains but just 5 minutes far from Sopelana beach where Surf lessons are given and only 1.3 km far from the metro stop that connects the village with the city centre of Bilbao. It is in Urduliz, close from the city but at the same time in a very calm atmosphere surrounded by nature.
Uribe Kosta contains some famous beaches the Barinatxe one, Sopelana, Meñakoz, and Barrika. The Uribe Kosta zone has been the cradle of renown surfers and skaters for more than thirty years. It’s a place where these sports are acknowledge as a way of living. Because it didn’t suffered from the urbanization some other places of the peninsula have experienced, and because of its lack of hotel infrastructures (around 3 hostels for 6 beaches), you will be able to enjoy a major city services, while being in a littoral landscape remained unspoilt.
A little bit further than 1km from our surfcamp is the metro station that will take you directly to Bilbao. It is a cosmopolite city well known for its Guggenheim Museum, its gastronomy and also its old/historic quarter.
THE BASQUE COUNTRY
The Basque Country has been established by the prestigious Lonely Planet travelling guide as one of the 5 best places on earth to visit. It is famous for its gastronomy, its landscapes, its summer parties and the kindness of the local people. Only 25 minutes away from our camp is the village of Mundaka which is remarkable for its worldwide famous wave and the city of San Sebastian, with its promenades, beaches, and old quarter is one hour away.
The summer temperatures are high but moderated. In this period the average temperature is 20º, with cool nights and hot days.
We pick you up at Bilbao International Airport, Train Station or Bus Station.
- Downtown Bilbao 19km
- Bilbao airport 15km
- San Sebastián 114km
- Zarautz 96km
- Mundaka 25km
- Getxo 6,9km
We also have a private Bus from Barcelona which runs all of July and Some weeks of August. It costs 70 EUR per person return.
Please ask us for more information
PRICES & PACKAGES
SURFCAMP FOR TEENAGERS
1 week 590 €
2 weeks 1149 €
Every week from Sunday to Sunday
From June to September
✔ 24hrs ward
✔ 7 nights of accommodation in Shared room
✔ Full board service (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
✔ 14 hours of surf classes (All levels)
✔ 4 hours of skate or longboard classes
✔ 2 hours Yoga lessons
✔ Extra activities (archery, boulder, heated swimming pool, summer open air cinema, ping pong)
✔ Transfer from the airport, the bus station and the train station
✔ Pictures and videos of the camp
✔ Guided tours (Bilbao, Mundaka or Armintza)
Check in and Check out must be from Sunday to Sunday. You can come for 2 weeks or more!
MULTIAVENTURE SURF AND SKATE CAMP - TWO WEEKS
Multi-activity camp for groups of kids.
2nd – 16th July
9th – 23rd July
23rd – 6th August
30th July- 13th August
13rd – 29th August
- All inclusive for 14 days
- 2 and a half hours of daily lessons
- More activities (Surf, Skate, archery, Boulder …)