Calima Surfcamp (Canary Islands, Lanzarote)

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Calle Achique nº 14, Lanzarote, Canarias, 35558, Spain
Tel: +34 828 680 066,
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Summary

Open all year round, we are the first Surfcamp in Lanzarote teaching surfing since 1996 in the Natural Reserve of Famara Beach.
Book your surfing course Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 and stay for FREE in our Surf House (Surf Academy), a comfortable place made for surfers located next to our surf school and barely 100 meters from Famara Beach.
If you need a private room to come with your partner or friends, just request it in advance, is FREE and you don’t have to pay any extra for it.

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ABOUT THE SURF CAMP


LOCATION AND SURF CONDITIONS

Our Surf Camp is located barely 90 meters from Famara beach. A Natural Reserve of unique beauty. Famara has different surf spots to please surfers from all levels. Most of them are located on a walking distance from our surf school. Wave and weather conditions are excellent throughout the year. Average temp is around 26 in summer time and 22 during winter so we can say that here we are living on an eternal spring.
The town has been protected from massive tourism and has remained untouched for over 20 years.  This is the charm of Famara, the perfect location for your surfing holidays if you are looking for a place to focus on your surfing and disconnect from the rest.
Besides, this is a surfers town and surf shops are spread all town long. Here, all is about surfing. That is the reason why Lanzarote is known as the European Hawaii.



CAMP CHARACTER

We have 2 surf houses with 20 places each. Both houses are located barely 90 meters from Famara beach and you can stay there for FREE is you book any of our surf courses, level 1, 2 or 3 (surfari).
The houses are fully equipped for self catering and have a large terrace with BBQ area.
People under 18 years old are not allowed in the houses. Average age is between 25 and 35 years old and we have as many people who come by themselves as people coming with parther or friends.
The house is usually full of people from many different countries and is very easy to make new friends as all the people in the house has one thing in common: Their passion for surfing J
If you need a private room to come with your partner or friends, just request it in advance, is FREE and you don’t have to pay any extra for it.



CAMP OPERATOR

Open all year round, we are the first Surfcamp in Lanzarote teaching surfing since 1996 in the Natural Reserve of Famara Beach.

ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING


ACCOMMODATION

The surf house has rooms for 1,2,3,4 or 5 persons.
If you need a private room to come with your partner or friends, just request it in advance, is FREE and you don’t have to pay any extra for it.
Bed linen and towels are provided by us.



CATERING

The house is fully equipped for self catering and also has a large BBQ area on the roof.
If you prefer to eat out you will find a bunch of restaurants and coffee shops just 100 meter away from the house.

SURF COURSE AND ACTIVITIES


SURF COURSE DETAILS

During the morning the surf course takes place from 10:00 to 12:30. To ensure proper learning and safety, there is a maximum of 8 students per monitor, also qualified in aquatic lifeguarding.

During the afternoon session (17:30 to 19:00) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we will do different healthy activities in the gym of Calimasurf or outdoors nearby, exclusively for our students. We will do exercises totally oriented to improve your surfing, as well as a photo analysis with correction of errors with the photos of all the group of that week, including yours!

We open all year, you can come any day you want to and you will start the program the day after your arrival.



SURF MATERIAL
We provide the right material depending on your surfing level. We have soft boards perfect for beginners and brand new Pukas fiber boards for advance surfers.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Once here and if you want to keep active after your surfing lessons we can arrange for you all other kind of extra activities such as kite surf, diving, trekking, mountain bike…

MORE INFO, HOW TO GET THERE & FAQ


SURF CONDITIONS

Breaks directly at the main spot and at nearby spots
Beginner lessons (Level 1) will take place in Famara Beach. A 4 kms hazard-free beach break spot perfect for learning.
Intermediate lessons (Level 2) will take place also in Famara beach and with a last day on a reef/rock spot as La Santa Bay.
Surfaris (Level 3) will take place all around the island depending on wave forecast and conditions.

Seasonal conditions
Lanzarote gets constants swells all year round but best season is from September to April when we get bigger swells and lower winds.
Water temp is around 20 degree during winter season and 23 during summer time. We recommend 3.2 mm wetsuit during winter months.
Weather here is pretty mild and we say that we are living on a eternal spring. Average temperature in the island is around 24º.

Crowd factor and local people
Famara beach stretches for 4 kms long so is very seldom crowded  apart from the people joing the surf courses.
Other intermediate/advance break points could be crowed on the good days but as long as you follow the rules you’ll be fine as Canary Island people are very friendly.


SURROUNDINGS / REGION

Characterization of surroundings/region
Declared in 1993 Reserve of the Biosphere by UNESCO Lanzarote represents one of the protected zone representatives of the main ecosystems of the world.
Created from volcanic origin Lanzarote has undoubtedly one of the most unique landscape that you will ever see.
Visit after your surfing lessons one of the 200 volcanoes existing on the island or the National Park of Timanfaya will be one of the highlights of your surf trip and a lifetime experience.

Activities and facilities
Once here and if you want to keep active after your surfing lessons we can arrange for you all other kind of extra activities such as kite surf, diving, trekking, mountain bike…
Despite Famara is a small fisherman town it has a few restaurants and supermarkets as well as many surf shops spread all over the place.


JOURNEY

Ways to get to the camp
Distance from the airport to Surfcamp is around 30 kms.
No pick up service is allowed to surf school at the airport.
To get here you can rent a car that will cost you around 120 euros/week or take a taxi for around 30 euros.

Important details
Be advised that there are no cash machines in Famara. You will find 3 cash machines as you walk out of arrivals gate to your left.

PACKAGES & PRICES


Healthy Surf Camp



Healthy Surf Camp package (beginners): 2h:30 per day
6 nights accommodation + 4 days beginners surf lessons  (10 hours) 345€/pers
5 nights accommodation + 3 days beginners surf lessons  (7:30 hours) 310€/pers
4 nights accommodation + 3 days beginners surf lessons  (7:30 hours) 295€/pers
3 nights accommodation + 2 days beginners surf lessons  (5 hours) 215€/pers

Special offer packages one week or more:
7 nights accommodation + 5 days beginners surf lessons   (12:30 hours) 354€/pers
10 nights accommodation + 7 days beginners surf lessons (17:30 hours)  492€/pers
14 night accommodation + 10 days beginners surf lessons (25 hours) 619€/pers

1 week The Healthy Surf Camp, includes:
- Accommodation within the nature reserve just 100 meters from the beach of Famara
- Daily cleaning in common areas of the surf house and bedding (sheets, blankets and 
  bath towels)
- 2 and a half hours each day of surf lessons for beginners
- Maximum 8 students per instructor
- Lunch on the beach with warm sandwiches, water and fruit juice.
- Monitor with surf instructor qualifications (Canarian Federation & B.S.A.) and 
  aquatic lifeguard
- Transportation from our sports centre in Famara to where we do the surf classes
- Theoretical and practical lessons
- A FREE photo session for 2 hours and course certificate (only for 5 days of classes)
- All the material for surfing is free after the third class
- From Monday to Friday healthy activities in the evenings
- Drysurf sessions and photo analysis with correction of errors
- Liability insurance
- All the necessary material (wetsuit, board, lycra, leash)
- Informative dossier of the island, upon your arrival
- FREE Wifi in the house

Plus…All material for free to surf on your own!  If you are one of those wanting more, from the third day of the course, you can use all the surf material (softboard, wetsuit, lycra and leash) after the lessons, during the rest of the days you have booked, you can keep surfing on your own! This material must be left in the surf school before 6:00 p.m.

The Healthy Camp, includes in the evenings:
Monday: We will start the classes with theory on the tips of the most common mistakes in surfing, which will help us to understand and progress in your surfing from the first day. Next we will start with physical activity in our gym, with a series of exercises designed to work to improve your balance and strengthen the core, for this we will use special Drysurf System Balance boards, a great complement to improve surfing. In addition to the Gyroboards, that will help us simulate the turns on a board, TRX and Bosus, will reinforce the take-off, the paddling and finish with a good stretch.

Tuesday: We will give theoretical classes in which we will talk about all those factors that affect the waves and the practice of surfing (since we are in a changing environment) that will help you get the most out of your hours in the water. It is essential to know how tides work, the wind, types of bottoms and currents, how waves are formed and interpretation of weather forecast maps, rules of surfing and correct behaviour in the water with other surfers, knowledge and care of the material, differentiation of the different models of boards and know what would be advisable if you wanted to buy one, know how to differentiate the quality of wetsuits (basic sewing, flat seam, sealed seam and integral) you will learn to put wax on the board, when it is necessary to use base wax and the different types of waxes according to the temperature of the water, to comb and clean the board ... In general everything you need to know to continue enjoying and practicing this exciting sport.

Thursday: After a few days of learning, and with the photos taken throughout these days, we will make a correction of errors through the photos taken of the whole group. This is a dynamic and fun way to learn, observing both your mistakes and those of your classmates, as well as the details that you do correctly. We will make a personalised photo-analysis and will be able to correct postural errors and timing. We will continue with a little more advanced theory in which beginners, intermediate and advanced students will benefit. How to pass the wave barrier (turtle and duck), how to situate yourself in the line-up, how to catch waves at the peak and "my first surfari "(useful tips to go in search of the waves)? Second class of Dry-surf with a more functional approach, do not forget your sportswear and towel, you will sweat!

Friday: Yoga class or stretching for beginners and intermediate, another healthy way to stretch the body through basic postures, here we are going to realise the need of our body to accustom it to a daily stretching routine.

You can arrive any day of the week, people arrive at the camp according to the best flights and you will start the course the next day.


Intensive Surf Camp (for beginners with knowlege)



Recommended for those who have already taken a course and have some experience

Intensive surfcamp for beginners with some experience (5 hours a day):
6 nights accommodation + 4 days beginners surf lessons (20 hours) 345/pers
5 nights accommodation + 3 days beginners surf lessons (15 hours) 310€/pers
4 nights accommodation + 3 days beginners surf lessons (15 hours) 295€/pers
3 nights accommodation + 2 days beginners surf lessons (10 hours) 215€/pers
7 nights accommodation + 5 days beginners surf lessons (25 hours)  354€/pers
10 nights accommodation + 7 days beginners surf lessons (35 hours) 492€/pers
14 night accommodation + 10 days beginners surf lessons (50 hours) 619€/pers

1 week intensive Camp Level 1 includes:
- Accommodation in our surf house located at Famara Nature Reserve and 100 meters
  from the beach.
- Cleaning in the common areas of the house (sheets, blankets and bath towel)
- Days of surfing lessons. (transport to the beach included)
- Special softboards for beginners, neoprene and red lycra suits.
- 10.00-12.20: Theory and practical lessons.
- 12.30: Lunch on the beach with warm sandwiches, water and fruit juice.
- 13.00-15.00: Free surfing under the supervision of a supervisor/instructor
- 1/2 day during your intensive course of 5 days Funcional surfing Balance (New teaching system-DRYSURF BALANCE) 
- Photo-analysis highlighting common mistakes amongst beginners.
- Level 1 certificate (25 hours).
- Photos of your surfing activities.
- 24 hour internet access.
- Qualified surfing instructors (B.S.A.) and lifeguards.
- Public liability insurance.
- Informative brochure about the island.


Intermediate Surf Camp total experience (2h 30 per day) + activities in the afternoon + material all you stay 



Recommended for those who have already taken several courses and surf frequently during the year

6 nights accommodation + 4 days intermediate surf lessons  (10 hours) 380€/pers
5 nights accommodation + 3 days intermediate surf lessons  (7:30 hours) 345€/pers
4 nights accommodation + 3 days intermediate surf lessons  (7:30 hours)  325€/pers
3 nights accommodation + 2 days intermediate  surf lessons (5 hours) 255€/pers
7 nights accommodation + 5 days intermediate surf lessons   (12:30 hours) 399€/pers
10 nights accommodation + 7 days intermediate surf lessons (17:30 hours) 585€/pers
14 night accommodation + 10 days intermediate surf lessons (25 hours ) 719€/pers

The Total Experience Camp (Intermediate Level) includes:
- Accommodation at our surfhouse just 100 meters away from Famara beach.
- Daily cleaning of public areas and change of bed linen, blankets and towels.
- Two and a half hours per day of surf classes for intermediates (10:00hrs to 12:30hrs)
- Theory classes, functional training and projections (17:30hrs until 19:00hrs)
- Error correction using personalized photo analysis
- Drysurf y Gyroboards session (surf training system)
- Maximum of 8 students per monitor
- All the material (epoxy board and wetsuit) you may require to surf on your own after the classes.
- Qualified monitors (Canarian and Spanish Federation) and lifeguards
- Transport from the surf school to the beach where the classes will be held.
- FREE photo session, 2 hours per week and course diploma (only applicable for courses with 5 days of classes)
- Liability isurance
- Information about the island on your arrival
- FREE Wifi in the surfhouse

What´s more...all the free material you may require during your vacation to surf on your own, after classes or on weekends! So you can get the most out of your surf vacation. The material must be left at the surf school each day before 6:00 p.m.

The Intermediate surfers - Activities included in the evenings:
Monday: We will start the classes with theory on the tips of the most common mistakes in surfing, which will help us to understand and progress in your surfing from the first day. Next we will start with physical activity in our gym, with a series of exercises designed to work to improve your balance and strengthen the core, for this we will use special Drysurf System Balance boards, a great complement to improve surfing. In addition to the Gyroboards, that will help us simulate the turns on a board, TRX and Bosus, will reinforce the take-off, the paddling and finish with a good stretch.

Tuesday: We will give theoretical classes in which we will talk about all those factors that affect the waves and the practice of surfing (since we are in a changing environment) that will help you get the most out of your hours in the water. It is essential to know how tides work, the wind, types of bottoms and currents, how waves are formed and interpretation of weather forecast maps, rules of surfing and correct behaviour in the water with other surfers, knowledge and care of the material, differentiation of the different models of boards and know what would be advisable if you wanted to buy one, know how to differentiate the quality of wetsuits (basic sewing, flat seam, sealed seam and integral) you will learn to put wax on the board, when it is necessary to use base wax and the different types of waxes according to the temperature of the water, to comb and clean the board ... In general everything you need to know to continue enjoying and practicing this exciting sport.

Thursday: After a few days of learning, and with the photos taken throughout these days, we will make a correction of errors through the photos taken of the whole group. This is a dynamic and fun way to learn, observing both your mistakes and those of your classmates, as well as the details that you do correctly. We will make a personalised photo-analysis and will be able to correct postural errors and timing.We will continue with a little more advanced theory in which beginners, intermediate and advanced students will benefit. How to pass the wave barrier (turtle and duck), how to situate yourself in the line-up, how to catch waves at the peak and "my first surfari "(useful tips to go in search of the waves)? Second class of Dry-surf with a more functional approach,do not forget your sportswear and towel, you will sweat!

Friday: Yoga class or stretching for beginners and intermediate, another healthy way to stretch the body through basic postures, here we are going to realise the need of our body to accustom it to a daily stretching routine.

SURF (level 1 beginner)+ YOGA Camp  for 484€/ person



Camp includes:
During the afternoon session (17:30 to 19:00) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we will do different healthy activities in the gym of Calimasurf or outdoors nearby, exclusively for our students. We will do exercises totally oriented to improve your surfing, as well as a photo analysis with correction of errors with the photos of all the group of that week, including yours!


Surf and Yoga Camp includes:
7 Nights accommodation in Famara surf house
5 days of surfing lessons 10:00 to 12:30 h (12 1/2 hours, transport to the beach, equipment, picnic).
2 Days yoga classes - 2 hours.
Healtly activities afternoon.
Qualified instructors for both surf and yoga.
Diploma.
Your surfing pictures.
Tourist Information.

TO CONSIDER : Our surfcamps  includes liability insurance but  not include accident insurance so we recommend to our customers if they don't have a private insurance to sign on one. For the minors surfcamps both insurances are included.
This is the link to make the accident insurance www.worldnomads.es or this one www.europ-assistance.es

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