16 Century Basque Farmhouse Teens Surf Camp - Bilbao, Basque Country. Spain
Surf camp on the Basque Coast for Teenagers aged 12 to 18. The camp runs during Easter and June until August. Full week camps, seven days, seven nights, with 24 hours supervision. The church! includes accommodation, 3 meals a day, and daily surf course.
Extra activities include outdoor activities, barbecues, yoga class, watching surf videos and theory lessons on surf’s history, meteorology, biology, and marine geology.
An easy thirty-minute metro ride from downtown Bilbao, the surf camp enjoys a pleasant setting in the small cliff-edge village of Barrika, on the Bay of Biscay. The Surf house is a charming refurbished 16 Century listed Basque farmhouse with a nice and warm atmosphere.
Founded in 1988, the school has catered for over 4,000 people over the years. Its founder has spent 10 years in Europe’s Top-10 and today combines the management of the school with being Quicksilver team-manager. All monitors hold an official surf teacher and lifeguard license. The school is open to all levels of surf, from beginners to advanced. Theoretical and practical classes. The school specializes in teenager training.
- Room with bunk beds for 6 persons
- Large bathroom
- Dining room with TV & DVD
- Self-catering kitchen
- Reading room with internet access
- Dorm room with bunk beds for 20 persons
- Bathroom with 2 showers and 2 WC
- Reading corner with internet access
- Washing machine/dryer
- Board storage and garden
Health breakfast in the camp, a nutritionally balanced lunch at the Dingo Australian restaurant next to the surf school and dinners at a local restaurant close to the camp. Snacks available during the day. Special rice, meat, fresh fish, etc. Vegetarian food also available upon request.
Extending between Biarritz and Bilbao, the Basque Country is the finest surf coast in Spain and possibly in Europe. One of Europe’s best lefts, Mundaka is a powerful river mouth break in the picturesque Gernika estuary, a natural area protected by the UNESCO and dominated by the village’s church!
Another world class reef break is Meniakoz, a very big and powerful right. Further good spots in the area include Bakio and Sopelana, both regional classics with left and right beach breaks accessible to all, and Zarautz, a reputed beach break left and right venue of an annual WQS competition
- Skate em half pipe
- Longboard skate
- Shape a board
- Stand up paddle
- Surf movies
- Talks about surfing materials
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
A thirty-minute metro ride from downtown Bilbao, the surf camp enjoys a pleasant setting in the small cliff-edge village of Barrika, on the Bay of Biscay.
Amidst green pastures at the outskirts of a small village of the Basque Coast, the quaint surf house occupies a listed 16th Century “Baserri” Basque farmhouse. The beaches, night life and bars, the town center and the metro to Bilbao are all within walking distance from the surf house.
Bilbao, 24 km. (Bus-Metro)
Mundaka, 37 km
Donostia/San Sebastian, 132 km
Biarritz (France), 156 km.
Bilbao Airport (BIO), 20 km. (Easyjet, Hapag Llyod, Air Berlin, Aerlingus, Iberia, Lufthansa)
Barrika/Plencia Underground Station (last station on the line)
Free pick-up (Calling the surf camp previously)
PRICES & PACKAGES
12 – 18
1-week camp 785 EUR per person per week
2-weeks camp 730 EUR per person per week
24.03 – 31.03
23.06 – 30.06
30.06 – 07.07
07.07 – 14.07
1 Week Camp Includes:
- 7 nights accommodation
- 24-hour supervision
- Full board
- Breakfast in the camp
- Lunch at the Dingo Australian restaurant next to the surf school
- Dinner at a local restaurant close to the camp
- Special rice, meat, fresh fish, etc. Vegetarian food also available
- Airport, train station or bus station transfers to Bilbao
- Transfers to the beach
- Daily surf courses and games in the beach
- Surf material. Board and wetsuit if needed
- And many more surprises
20 EUR per person