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Carcans Surf Camp - Gironde, Bordeaux. France

INTRODUCTION

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Carcans Surf Camp France is located in the lovely small town Carcans-Ocean. It’s where you’ll find waves for all surfers levels on fantastic sandy beaches. On French Atlantic Coats famous for international surf competitions, close to great restaurants, bars, and shopping streets. It is not only surf destination, you can choose to swim or to do a paddleboard tour at ‘Lac de Hourtin’ a nearby lake.

 

We have 2 Camps in Carcans, one 17+ Surf Camp and a Family Surf Camp, choose the best that suit you and come for an unforgettable holiday. Wake up and relax with our breakfast buffet and top off your beach day with our tasty and fresh ‘surf food’.

 

Our spot is only 300 meters away from both the beach and town. At the surf camp you’ll find a Chill out with lounge and hammock areas, play tipi for the children, trampoline, slackline and more. Enjoy our Open Mic night, relaxing yoga sessions, profesional surf lessons, the O’Neill surf contest, beachvolley and the best surfboards.

 

The perfect destination families, freinds and solo travelers for a relaxed vibe with lots of surfing, yoga, animation and live music.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Carcans Surf Camp France Adults

Ample Space with spacious bungalow tents. Sharing these tents with a maximum of just 2 or 4 other surf camp guests.

 

2 PERSON TENT

  • PVC roof
  • Large ventilator window
  • Separate sleeping area

 

4-PERSON TENT

  • Cotton roof
  • 2-person sleeping cabins
  • Permanent front canopy

 

FACILITIES

  • Comfortable and thick inflatable mattresses
  • Solar powered lighting
  • Cooler filled with plates, cutlery and cups

 

YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Pillow
  • Sleeping bag or bedding
  • Your best smile!

Carcans Family Surf Camp France

LARGE TIPI TENT

  • Large double bed
  • 2/3 stable air mattress for the kids
  • Mini Fridge
  • Camping storage
  • Lighting
  • Broom and dust pan
  • Cooling box with dishes and cutlery
  • Chair
  • Awnings
  • Sun umbrella
  • Carpets

 

EXTRA BUNGALOW TENTS

Your older kids want to experience their first very own camping adventure? Make them happy 🙂

2-person bungalow tent directly next to your tipi tent

 

YOU NEED TO BRING

Please just bring your favorite bed linen.

THE ACTIVITIES

Carcans Surf Camp France Adults

Surf

Professional surf lessons for all levels taught by experienced and qualified instructors. They are passionate about teaching you how to surf. Surfing is a water sport that requires a lot of patience and good instruction. By taking surf lessons you can speed up the learning process significantly and quickly catch your first wave. This way you’ll get to know the basics of surfing in only a few days time and maximize the fun of being in the water. For intermediate of advanced surfers we offer special Surf Coaching with special focuses on manoeuvres along the wave and we will go over different techniques.

Longboarding

Surf the Tarmac with our sector nine and Durkes skate/longboards that we have available for you a week. We´ve got the necessary projective gear around as well, so there´s no excuse to not go and cruise. Our Longboard expert will gladly take you along for a lesson in carving and sliding. 

Party @ Lacanau

On Thursdays, you can join us on a bike trip to the Surf Walhalla of France: Lacanau. Famous for its international surf competitions and wild nightlife. This is where you can literally dance the night away after a beautiful bike ride behind the dunes we´re ready to party! The bike is yours the next day as well.

Beach Night

There is no better way to finish an exciting surf day watching a beautiful sunset with your friends, right? Relax and chill with good drinks and some Guitar sounds in the circle of your dear ones.

Camp Quiz

Get your team together and join our weekly Surf Camp Quiz night with some beers and a lot of music.

Cruise

Use your beach cruiser or mountain bike for a trip to the lake “Lac de Hourtin” or catch some wind in your hair cruising along the coast searching for the next empty line up!

Carcans Music Night

On Tuesday night we move over to a bar for a legendary Music Night. You will be able to enjoy performances of awesome bands and sing-songwriters. Over the past few years, we´ve been visited by names like Jack and the Weatherman, Ten-Hut, TenTemPies, Marne and Lenny Kaylard. Chill till you drop!

City trip Bordeaux

Explore something new? Cath the bus into the city center of Bordeaux and enjoy your day shopping, eating and exploring the capital of the world-renowned wine region.

Slackline

Throughout the camp, you will find slacklines for your usage to improve your surfing skills when it comes to balance, concentration and coordination.

Open Mic

Your time to shine, show your skills singing, playing, doing stand up comedy, bring you own equipment or use ours and a good sound system and microphones for support.

Carcans Family Surf Camp France

Surf

If you’re looking for a perfect spot for your family to ride your first wave ever or want to improve your board skills, our Family Surf Camp Carcans, will be your place to be for your summer vacation. All our lessons are taught by our licensee surf instructors who are looking forward to have some fun the water with you and your kids. We only teach with soft-top surfboards which are more convenient when it come to safety in order to guarantee a lot of fun in the water for the entire family. While staying with us you can try short- and longboards as well as SUPs, Body- and Skim boards.

Yoga

During, your introduction lesson the entire family can enjoy the relaxed and recovering calmness of everything for a moment.

Babysitter

When staying with Carcans Surf Camp France, you can enjoy some time on your own and surf the best waves of your life with us with your kids, a Babysitter or day care is available for up to 4 hours a day.

Music Night

Nothing better than the music of a great day of surfing! We love live music and parties. Here you will enjoy some private concerts of our friends, if you like, such Chef`Special, Jack and the Weatherman, TenTemPies, Pat Smith (Splendid). Became the new music star at our Open Mic nights where you can prove your singing skills or enjoy freshly made Sangria and listen to your friends singing their harts out.  

Stand up Paddle Boarding

Get fascinated as well by this easy learnable sport and enjoy a day with your family on the lake nearby

Theater

We love theater, what about you? During your stay with us, we elect our most talent stage junior.

City trip Bordeaux

Explore something new? Cath the bus into the city center of Bordeaux and enjoy your day shopping, eating and exploring the capital of the world-renowned wine region.

Lac Du Hourtin

The Freshwater lake is the perfect spot for a nice afternoon just swimming or a paddle one of our SUP.

Dune Du Pilat

You will find it in every sightseeing guide, the most visited tourist attraction in the southwest of France. The Dune wit hits scale of 107 meters height, 3 km length hand 500m width located in the community of La Teste De Buch close to the town Arcachon is the perfect excursion for a day with surf.

Aqualand

So much fun! Enjoy your day with a lot of action in Bassin D´Arcachon, a water park nearby with more than 13 slides and pools for your amusement.   

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

The Carcans Surf Camp France is located in the lovely seaside village of Carcans, a true surfing town with cosy bars, tasty restaurants and great (surf) shops. Located on the Atlantic coast near Bordeaux and close to Lacanau famous for its international surfing competitions. The surfcamp is surrounded by a pine forests in front of the coast, few steps from the beach in a real surfing village.

Getting Here

Surf Camp Express

We offer transfers to our Surf Camp in Carcans from:

The Netherlands, Belgium, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Breda, Antwerpen, Gent.

Buses leave Netherlands & Belgium on Fridays to arrive at our Surf Camp on Saturday mornings. Your journey home starts late on Saturdays night so you can enjoy full surf holiday week. Arrivals are in the following morning.

 

Own Transport

Please let us know at forehand what time you think to arrive, best would be Saturday before 7 pm.

 

Public Transport

When traveling by public transport Bordeaux Airport is closest as is Bordeaux St. Jean train station. Transfers available from the Airport and Train station.

PRICES & PACKAGES

Adults Carcans

Dates

2 person tent

(2 pax)

2 person tent

(1 pax)

4 person tent

(4pax)

4 persons tent

(3pax)

07.07 – 14.07

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

14.07 – 21.07

€ 220

€ 280

€ 210

€ 230

21.07 – 28.07

€ 250

€ 310

€ 240

€ 260

28.07 – 04.08

€ 250

€ 310

€ 240

€ 260

04.08 – 11.08

€ 250

€ 310

€ 240

€260

11.08 – 18.08

€ 250

€ 310

€ 240

€ 260

18.08 – 25.08

€ 220

€ 280

€ 210

€ 240

25.08 – 01.09

€ 200

€ 260

€ 190

€ 210

01.09 – 08.09

€ 200

€ 260

€ 190

€ 210

Surf Packages

A

Intermediate / Advanced € 50

7 days use of material ( excl. wetsuit)

B

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced € 90

7 days use of surf material ( excl. wetsuit)

2 x 1,5h surfing lessons

C

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced € 120

7 days use of surf material ( excl. wetsuit)

4 x 1,5 h surfing lessons

Yoga Packages

1h yoga session €7,50

4 x 1h yoga sessions at the beach at the beginning or end of the day € 25

Food

Breakfast Buffet

Wake up and just sit down at our extensive breakfast table with fresh French bread, a variety of sweet and savory fillings, an egg, cereals, fruit, pancakes, milk, orange juice and daily special.

Sunday to Friday for € 40 per person (€ 20 kids <10 years old )

Beach Sandwich

Sandwiches with ham, cheese, egg, tomato, lettuce, cucumber and mayonnaise. € 5 per day

For kids smaller and free choice of spread ( peanut butter, ham, cheese). € 3 per day

Dinner Buffet

Our French chef Roman hits the kitchen 5x a week for a delicious three-course meal with fresh ingredients. Expect for example Italian Pasta, mushroom risotto, stir fry with chicken, fresh salads and of course the surf BBQ with wine and Sangria to close off our week. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday € 50 per person.

Transport

Surf Camp Express

We offer transfers to our Surf Camp in Carcans from:

The Netherlands, Belgium, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Breda, Antwerpen, Gent.

Buses leave Netherlands & Belgium on Fridays to arrive at our Surf Camp on Saturday mornings. Your journey home starts late on Saturdays night so you can enjoy full surf holiday week. Arrivals are in the following morning.

INCLUDED

Family Carcans

Dates

Tipi tent with 2 persons

Extra person

Extra week

2 persons

bungalow tent

07.07 – 14.07

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

14.07 – 21.07

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

21.07 – 28.07

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp>

€75,-

28.07 – 04.08

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

04.08 – 11.08

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

11.08 – 18.08

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

18.08 – 25.08

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

25.08 – 01.09

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

01.09 – 08.09

€ 695

€ 75 pp

€625,-

€50,- pp

€75,-

Surf Packages

A

Intermediate / Advanced € 50

7 days use of material ( excl. wetsuit)

 

B

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced € 90

7 days use of surf material ( excl. wetsuit)

2 x 1,5h surfing lessons

 

C

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced € 120

7 days use of surf material ( excl. wetsuit)

4 x 1,5 h surfing lessons

 

Yoga Packages

1h yoga session €7,50

4 x 1h yoga sessions at the beach at the beginning or end of the day € 25

 

Food

Breakfast Buffet

Wake up and just sit down at our extensive breakfast table with fresh French bread, a variety of sweet and savory fillings, an egg, cereals, fruit, pancakes, milk, orange juice and daily special.

Sunday to Friday for € 40 per person (€ 20 kids <10 years old )

 

Beach Sandwich

Sandwiches with ham, cheese, egg, tomato, lettuce, cucumber and mayonnaise. € 5 per day

For kids smaller and free choice of spread ( peanut butter, ham, cheese). € 3 per day

 

Dinner Buffet

Our French chef Roman hits the kitchen 5x a week for a delicious three-course meal with fresh ingredients. Expect for example Italian Pasta, mushroom risotto, stir fry with chicken, fresh salads and of course the surf BBQ with wine and Sangria to close off our week. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday € 50 per person.

 

Transport

Surf Camp Express

We offer transfers to our Surf Camp in Carcans from:

The Netherlands, Belgium, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Breda, Antwerpen, Gent.

 

Buses leave Netherlands & Belgium on Fridays to arrive at our Surf Camp on Saturday mornings. Your journey home starts late on Saturdays night so you can enjoy full surf holiday week. Arrivals are in the following morning.

From € 110

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