Flag Beach is one of the longest established water sports centres in Fuerteventura. We provide unique, unrivalled surfing holidays, incredible service and great value to suit all budgets.
We have a wide range of accommodation for surfers available all in Corralejo, from the luxury surfing holidays in private villas or our well known great value surf camp hostels Sol Y Mar and Surfers Retreat. Our services have been created with the sole aim of offering the perfect surfing holiday. Our surf hostels, surf school, surf equipment hire centre, surf car hire and much more are run by a fun, sociable, passionate team dedicated to giving you an unforgettable surfing experience.
Our surf camp is based in the north of Fuerteventura in the fishing town of Corralejo which today is also a tourist resort with lots of bars, restaurants and a few night clubs.
It is the ideal location as we also have 17 surf breaks (both beach and reef) within a 20 minute drive from our surf camp.
We use a variety of spots, usually sandy beach breaks on both the east and west coast.
Surf conditions vary throughout the year and day to day depending on the direction of the swell, hence our school is mobile. We choose a spot each morning depending on the group’s ability and the daily conditions.
Owner is Ben Thomas and has been in Corralejo since 1988.
The camp also runs a kitesurf and windsurf centre so there is a multi international team that changes with each season, however, office and management staff are long term.
Our surf hostel Solymar is located near the town centre. We have single rooms, a double bed room, twin rooms and dorms (3 or 4 beds). Bed linen and bath towel are provided. There are 4 shared bathrooms and 2 shared kitchens. There is a rooftop terrace with sunbeds, living area with free Wi-Fi and breakfast is included. BBQ is also available.
Our surf hostel Surfers Retreat is located near the shopping centre El Campanario. We have 2 twin rooms, 1 double room and a 8 bed dorm (bunk beds). Bed linen and bath towel are provided. There are 3 shared bathrooms and a shared kitchen. We also have a swimming pool and a roof terrace, living area with free WIFI and breakfast is included. BBQ is also available.
Smoking is only allowed on the terrace.
Hostel offers basic breakfast.
There are kitchens provided at both accommodations for client use.
Grocery store located within walking distance to camp.
Restaurants available within walking distance to camp.
Maximum group is 8 persons per instructor
Our course starts with pickup from the hostel at 10:00 or 13:30, you are then brought to our water sports centre at Flag Beach where they fill out necessary paperwork, pick up the wetsuits and boards, and jump into the Landrover and head to the best beach of the day.
The instructor will inform the group of conditions, safety and lesson plan depending on the level. After the surf session, you are brought back to the hostel. The total duration of the course is 4 hours per day.
By the end of a beginner 5 day surf course, you should be standing and getting to feet correctly. Trimming the surfboard by helping you develop a surfers stance... controlling the speed and direction of the surfboard with vital information on foot placement and body mechanics.
Course location depends on best surf spot of the day
You are able to take breaks on the beach when needed.
Course offered mainly in English.
We have swell boards for teaching beginners, we also have NSP and Victory boards for advanced surfers.
Surfboard, wetsuit and lycra provided with course.
Use of materials available outside course hours for an extra cost depending on time, ½ day or full day.
Surf board rental available.
We can offer extra activities such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, body boarding and SUP or catamaran sailing.
The crowds depends on conditions and time of year, generally speaking it is not that crowded.
The surf schools generally go to different spots than locals and more beach breaks. Locals tend to use reef breaks.
Spanish islands of the western Sahara. Maritime climate with trade winds March – August and a desert like landscape.
Camp is based in a small town, no other towns are of particular interest on the island.
Main language Spanish but most people speak some English.
Currency is Euros. Religion is Catholic.
All clients should check with their doctors for health recommendations.
We can also offer kitesurfing, windsurfing, bodyboard and SUP courses and rentals.
Available in Corralejo town:
- bars, discotheques
- special events
- Carnival between February and April. Local Spanish fiesta in July.
Ways to get to the camp
After arriving at the Fuerteventura airport located 30 kilometres from Corralejo, you can reach us by public bus, taxi or shuttle.
We offer transfers from the airport to our accommodation and back. These are included in our camp packages for free.
Visa information, please check with your local consulate or embassy.
Only public transport is a local bus changing in Puerto del Rosario, the capital.
Surf hostel x 7 nights in shared twin room with breakfast
6 day lunch pack
5 day surf course (4 hours per day)
All equipment and transport to surf spot of the day
Third party and public liability insurance
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