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Surf Camp for beginners Lanzarote

Learn to surf from scratch over the waves of the Famara nature reserve

3 days

Tour details
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Surf Camp for beginners Lanzarote tour information

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Check-in from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Check-out until 10:00 a.m.

Have you never surfed before and you are thinking of riding the waves of Lanzarote for the first time? If this is your first experience as a surfer, we have the perfect Surf Camp for you!

Two and a half hours of class daily, complemented by healthy activities and functional exercises aimed to advance and improve your technique. The ideal combination with which you will learn everything you need to catch waves in Lanzarote like an expert. Enjoy new techniques and an advanced teaching system. In the Surf Camp for beginners you will have access to the gym with a projection room equipped with the latest in surf instruction: Drysurf System Balance and Gyroboards.

In addition, you'll be staying in the Famara natural reserve, right on the beach and only 330 feet (100m) from the sea! Do you want to know more? Read on and we'll tell you all the details.

Tour itinerary


Beginners without experience
How the Surf Camp experience will be

The Surf Camp for beginners is thought for newcomers without experience who start from scratch in the surfing world. During your stay in Famara, you will complement your surf lessons with healthy activities and functional exercises aimed at rapid progress in learning.

You will have access to the gym equipped with a projection room and the latest in surfing instruction: Drysurf System Balance and Gyroboards.

You will make rapid progress and feel your evolution every day with the help of qualified instructors.

To ensure proper learning and your safety, there will be a maximum of 8 surfers per instructor, also qualified in lifeguarding.

Surf Camp for beginners duration

You will be able to choose the time of your stay that best suits your plans. From 3 to 7 days learning everything you need to know about surfing techniques to be able to catch waves like an expert.

Select the combination you prefer and book your Surf Camp experience in Lanzarote.

Your surfer family is waiting for you!

Surfing initiation classes schedule

The Surf Camp initiation is offered all year round, with surfing lessons in the morning and functional exercises in the afternoon.

From 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. we will carry out the theoretical and practical surfing lessons on the beach.

The staff will take your picnic to the area where you are that day so that you only have to worry about surfing.

In the afternoon, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we will enjoy the center's exclusive gym for various healthy activities and functional exercises. And when the weather is nice, outdoor activities!

Exercises totally oriented to improve your technique: photo analysis with error correction, Drysurf System Balance or Gyroboards; among others.

¡Extra bonus!

You won’t have enough sea? Don’t worry!

From the third day of class, once your instructor considers that you already have the necessary knowledge to surf on your own, you can use the school's surfing equipment.

Enjoy the last hours of sunshine applying on the board everything you have learned these days.


5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday - Theory class - Functional training

Monday's session will start with a theoretical lesson about the most common mistakes we make in surfing. This first part will help you to understand and progress in your technique.

We will practice a series of exercises aimed at working on proprioception, improving balance and strengthening the core through balancing.

You will use special boards Drysurf System Balance: complement to improve the surf.

Gyroboards: that will help you to simulate the turns in the board. Also TRX and Bosus to reinforce the standing and paddling.

And finally, the best moment: a good stretch.

Tuesday - Theory class

On Tuesday we will have a theoretical session in which we will talk about the different factors that affect the waves and the practice of surfing. This class will help you get the most out of your time in the water.

We will learn how the tides work and how the wind influences them. As well as the different types of sea beds and currents.

Your instructor will explain to you about the rules of surfing and the correct behaviour in the water in front of other surfers.

In the last part of this session, we will emphasize the knowledge and care of the material we use to practice surfing.

After the session, you will know everything you need to continue enjoying and practicing this exciting sport.

Thursday - Photo-analysis - Functional training

With the photos taken during your stay in Famara, on Thursday we will carry out the photo-analysis session. A correction of errors from photos taken of the whole group during the surfing lessons.

A dynamic and fun method of learning, with which you will observe both your mistakes and those of your classmates, without forgetting the details that you do correctly!

Thanks to this technique of photo-analysis we will be able to correct postural errors and/or in the time-in.

Thursday's session will also have a second part of advanced theory, common to all levels.

From the hand of qualified instructors, you will learn how to pass the wave barrier, how to place yourself in the line-up or how to catch waves on the peak. And there's more!

We will have the second class of Dry-Surf, this time with a more functional approach. Get the towel ready, we're sweating today!

Friday - Yoga - Streching

Friday has arrived, and our body knows it: it's time to relax.

Today we will have a yoga class or a stretching class for beginners or intermediates. With this session we will discover another healthy way to stretch the body through basic postures.

Have you ever thought about the need your body has to get used to a daily stretching routine?


Famara nature reserve
Surf House Famara

During your stay on the Surf Camp for beginners, you will lodge with other surfers in the Surf House located in the natural reserve of Famara. A unique rural setting 330 feet (100m) from the beach, with views of the island of La Graciosa.

A house of 2,690 square feet (250m2) equipped with all the necessary benefits and services that you will share with people of different nationalities. A meeting place for wave lovers, where your other family is waiting for you: the surfer.

The Surf House is prepared for you to enjoy all the common areas, kitchen, barbecue and sun terrace just 330 feet (100m) from the water.

This program includes accommodation in a shared room.

If you prefer to enjoy this experience in a private room, just contact us before finalizing your reservation, and we will explain you how to do it.

Tour details


  • Accommodation in a shared room in Famara
  • Sheets; blankets and bath towel
  • Cleaning service in the common areas of the accommodation
  • 2.5 hours per day of surfing lessons beginner level
  • Picnic on the beach (on course days)
  • Special surfboards for beginners (soft); neoprene and red lycra
  • Instructor entitled: Canarian Federation and B.S.A.; and lifeguarding
  • Transportation to and from the class
  • 1.5 hours of healthy activities: Monday-Tuesday -Thursday-Friday
  • Photo-analysis (error correction)
  • Functional Surfing Balance (Dry Surf teaching system)
  • Accredited Certificate of Surfing Level
  • Accessed free WiFi
  • Accident Insurance
  • Information dossier of the island of Lanzarote
The picnic includes: hot sandwiches; water and fruit juice

Not included

  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Lunch on days when there is no course
During your stay you will be able to use the common kitchen of the accommodation.

error_outlineImportant information

This Surf Camp is designed for beginners. It is not necessary to have experience or have previously practiced surfing in another school. It is advisable to be in good physical shape.

The free use of the school's surfing material can only be requested during the days of contracted classes and from the third day of class (when you have acquired the basic knowledge to surf on your own). You will be able to enjoy it once the class is over and until the school closes.
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 48 hours before the start of the tour, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no show, no refunds will be made.

What to bring to Surf Camp for beginners Lanzarote

The Canary Islands are known for their pleasantly warm climate during most of the year. But we don't have to forget that the temperature on Lanzarote drops a bit at night, especially from November to mid-June so we recommend that you always come with something warm in your backpack. To enjoy this experience as much as possible, don't forget to bring your own:
  • Sunscreen
  • Full-screen face protector (you can use "zinc cream" only for sensitive areas such as nose; lips and cheeks)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunhat
  • Beach towel
  • Earplugs (if you need them)
  • Swimsuit to be worn underneath the wetsuit
  • Flip flops

Questions & Answers

Can I join the Surf Camp for beginners Lanzarote all year round?
Of course! The Surf Camp for beginners is available all year round. If you are planning to come to the island in winter or spring, this is the most recommended Surf Camp. With this experience, you will be able to progress equally in your technique, with the latest technology in equipment designed to facilitate the progression to surfing and without being cold, since part of the learning is done out of the water.

I have never taken surfing lessons, can I join the Surf Camp for beginners?
Yes! The Surf Camp for beginners is thought for all those surfers who get on the board for the first time. You don't need to have previous experience or have taken lessons in another surf school before

What time does the sun set in Caleta de Famara?
From November in Lanzarote it gets dark at 6:30 p.m. As the months go by it gets dark a little bit later. If you come in summer you can enjoy the sun on the beach until it sets around 9:30 p.m.

Is there a minimum age for the Intensive Surf Camp for beginners?
No, there is no minimum age for the Surf Camp for beginners. If you are under 18 or traveling with a minor in your group, you will have to present written consent from your parents or guardians in order to enjoy the activity.

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