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Guadeloupe Surf and Stand up Paddle school - Saint-Francois, . Guadeloupe

INTRODUCTION

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Located in a dream setting in Saint Francois (Grande Terre), Guadeloupe Surf and Stand up Paddle school is one of the best surfing and paddle boarding schools on the Guadeloupe Island.

 

Our statecertified instructor is happy to welcome you and take you on a surf trips around the island all year round. Depending on your skill level, weather conditions and wave conditions, and will give the best effort so you can learn as much and quickly as possible and as safe as possible.

 

If you don´t surf or want to take a break from surfing, you can explore the mangrove on a SUP. Accessible for all, Paddle boarding is a fun and ecological way to discover the mangrove (protected site, nature reserve). Expect to experience a total change of scenery.

 

The school provides bungalows for two or four people. Completely new and fully equipped

The bungalows are ideally located 5 minutes from the beach and the center of Saint-François, in a very quiet residential area 200 m from the sea and 20-30 minutes walking from the center of St. Francois. From the bungalows, you will be able to go to the beach by foot.

 

THE ACCOMMODATION

The school provides bungalows for two or four people. Completely new and fully equipped

The bungalows are ideally located 5 minutes from the  beach and 20 minutes walking from the center of Saint-François, in a very quiet residential area 200 m from the sea. From the bungalows, you will be able to go to the beach by foot. There are plenty surf spots situated close to our bungalows.

 

BUNGALOW FOR 2 PERSON

The bungalow for 2 people of around 25m² is completely new and comfortably equipped:

 

  • An air conditioned bedroom – TV – Internet (WiFi access)
  • Indoor bathroom (shower, sink)
  • An outdoor kitchen on a covered terrace, equipped with (microwave, electric oven, hotplates, fridge)
  • Free Parking
  • Air cooler 
  • Double bed 
  • Linen provided (sheets, towels)

 

BUNGALOW FOR 4 PERSON

The bungalow for 4 people of approximately 50 m² completely new is equipped with all modern appliances and comfort. It can be rented in full (2 bedrooms) for a family of 4 people or for 2 people with a choice:

 

  • An air-conditioned bedroom with a 140 cm bed with an independent bathroom with shower, toilet, sink.
  • An air-conditioned bedroom with 2 single beds with an independent bathroom with shower, toilet, sink.

 

Whether you are 2 people or 4 people you will enjoy the following comfort:
TV – Internet (WiFi access)
Outdoor kitchen on a covered terrace with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge and small household appliances
( common kitchen in the case where the bungalow is rented by 2 times 2 people) .
Free Parking
Air coolers
Baby bed on request
Linen provided (sheets, towels)
Terrace with garden furniture, deckchairs

 

Special rate applied for all bungalow customers wishing to paddle or surf with our school.

The price includes accommodation only. No meals are included. 

 

THE ACTIVITIES

SURF CONDITIONS:

Located in a dream setting in Saint Francois (Grande Terre) in Guadeloupe is an island group in the southern Caribbean Sea.  Most consistent surf destinations with regular tradewinds swell and north swell. The rain season is from June to December and the main wind is E-NE all the year which allows you to surf all the year round. The west island, Basse Terre is breaking during the cyclone season with S-SE swells. The east island, Grande Terre gets the Atlantic swells. The best season is the winter with an average of 4 to 6′, sometimes 10′. 

 

OUR SCHOOL OFFERS:

  • Personalised approach
  • Lessons for all ages and all levels
  • Choice of the appropriate spot
  • Individual or in small groups
  • Travel, insurance – Drinks included
  • Accommodation
  • Surfing, Paddle boarding lessons
  • Pick-up from the hotel round trip
  • Courses in English and Spanish

 

Surfing

Lessons in group of 4 to 5 people maximum or individually (8 people / instructor authorized).

No overcrowded groups therefore quality education.

Course duration is 2h to 2h30 (instead of 1h30 generally practiced) plus travel equivalent to half day total, morning or afternoon.

A large choice of boards (beginner or expert).

Possibility of changing spots according to the waves and the level of the participants.

 

TAXI SURF (SURF GUIDE)
For experienced surfers we offer a “surf guide” formula which will take you every day to the best spots on the island.

 

Paddle Boarding

Accessible for all, Paddle boarding is a fun and ecological way to discover the mangrove (protected site, natural reserve). A total change of scenery in an unusual setting. The pleasure of sliding on a SUP is mixed with enjoying the natural surroundings.

 

For children as for adults:
– Brief briefing on the technique and the handling of the boards on the water.
– Beginning of the ride lasting approximately 1h30 to 2h.
– A very fun and extremely exotic ride.
– Return to the beach with cold drinks

– Total duration approximately 2 hours 30 minutes
– Equipment and drinks included

– Rental STAND UP PADDLE BOARD resin or soft
– Rental recent boards all sizes, all models.

 

 

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Part of the West Indies, this Caribbean island often called the ‘Butterfly Island’ due to its unique shape is a French Overseas Territory. La Guadeloupe is formed by two main islands of Grande-Terre to the east and Basse-Terre to the west, that offer a big natural diversity. Basse-Terre situated in the Caribbean, covered by rainforest, extensive mangrove swamps and an active volcano rising to 4,813 feet above the sea level. Grande-Terre on the Atlantic, is generally low-lying limestone formation and dry, here you find the majority of the surf spots.

 

CLIMATE

The tropical climate is created by the northeast trade winds. The temperature on the coast varies between 25 and 28 °C. In the mountains the temperature may drop to 16 °C. Guadeloupe has two main seasons—the dry season (December to April), and the rainy season (July to September–October).

VISA

The citizens of the European Union along with nationals of Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, and Switzerland are allowed to travel to Guadeloupe and stay as long as they want, visa-free

Citizens of U.S, Canada, Australia and other 49 countries can enter to Guadeloupe visa free and reside in Guadeloupe for the period up to 30 days.

Please check visa requirements for your country: https://guadeloupe.visahq.ca/.

Getting Here

International Airport Pointe-à-Pitre (PTP) La Guadeloupe

International carriers with direct flights to Guadeloupe are:

  • American Airlines
  • Air France
  • Norwegian
  • Air Canada
  • Corsair
  • Air Caraibes

 

Our Bungalows are located about 40 minutes by car from the International Airport.

We can organise transfer on request.

 

For the course you will be picked up at your accommodation (only in Grande Terre)

PRICES & PACKAGES

SURF SCHOOL RATES (including insurance and drinks)

Activity Duration Price
Private lesson Half Day 100 € per person
Private lesson Full Day 150 € per person
Discovery formula Half Day  55 € per person
Discovery formula  Full Day  90 € per person
Mini Course 3 x 1/2 day  150 € per person
Week Course 5 x 1/2 day  240 € per person
 Surf guide (1-5 person) Half Day   35€-110€ (depending on number of people)
Surf guide (1-5 person)  Full Day  60€-200€ (depending on number of people)

SURF BOARD RENTAL

Duration Price
Half Day 13 €
Full Day 20 €
One Week 100 €

STAND UP PADDLE BOARD TRIP

Activity Price
Discovery of the mangrove individually 100 €
Discovery of the mangrove in a group  50 €

STAND UP PADDLE BOARD RENTAL

Duration Price
Half Day 20 €
Full Day 25 €
One Week 150 €

ACCOMMODATION ONLY

Type High Season Low Season
Bungalow 2 people 400 € 300 €
Bungalow 4 people 700 € 550 €
2 people 1 bed 140€ 140€
2 people 2 beds 90€  90€

Cleaning fee: € 30 per room

Special rate applied for all bungalow customers wishing to paddle or surf in our school

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