Surfing Holidays

Surf holidays might not immediately seem like a local, off the beaten track thing to do, but when you consider the fact that in many cultures surfing isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life, then suddenly a surfing holiday in Portugal, in Cornwall, or in Costa Rica takes on a whole different meaning.

More than just standing on a board, surfing is about testing your limits and redefining your comfort zone, practicing new techniques and, most importantly, sharing feedback and laughs with other surfers after a day in the waves together. Our surf camps let you experience all of that with local surf instructors showing you the best surf spots and helping you build confidence on your board. Return with new skills and a renewed zest for life after experiencing an authentic, local way of life that gets you immersed in nature and far from the daily rush of ordinary life.

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  • Spanish and Surfing in Puntaneras

    7 Days Costa Rica

    Split your time between learning the Spanish language and indulging your need for adrenaline while surfing the waves on ..

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  • Surf Porto Experience

    3 Hours Portugal

    Come and enjoy the sand, sun and surf in one of the surfing capitals of the world, whether a beginner or an expert, we'l..

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    £63 pp
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  • Spanish & Surf Holiday in Fuerteventura

    8 Days Spain

    Learn how to surf the waves in the morning and learn to speak Spanish in the afternoon on this popular 7 night course fo..

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    £551 pp
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  • Surf, Yoga & Meditation Retreat

    6 days Portugal

    This 5 night surf, yoga & meditation holiday will take you far from your average daily duties to the coastal wonders of ..

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  • French and Surfing in Biarritz

    6 Nights France

    Make the most of your time in Biarritz, Europe's surf capital, by combining your French lessons with learning to surf on..

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    £602 pp
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  • Surfing Break in Portugal

    7 Nights / 8 Days Portugal

    Go learn to surf on one of Portugal's best surfing beaches near Peniche, north of Lisbon, with near perfect conditions; ..

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    £331 pp
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  • Pick your Surfing Holidays location

    Costa Rica

    Costa Rica boasts white sand beaches, beautiful surf, sapphire blue seas and beachside bars packed with friendly, enthusiastic surfers - the perfect place for a tropical surf holiday.

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    A little chillier than most, England still boasts some of the best surf holiday spots anywhere in Europe. Squeeze into your wetsuit and head to one of Cornwall's magical beaches for an unforgettable experience.

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    Whilst not being the most obvious choice for a surf holiday, many would be surprised that some of the oldest surf schools in the world are located in Biarritz, France, and the surf is as good as anywhere.

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    Wild, empty beaches, the vast ocean stretching all the way to North America, and cosy pubs dotting vibrant surf towns. If you're looking for a surf holiday with a difference, look no further than the Emerald Isle.

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    No other country in Africa has as much as an affinity with surfing as Morocco. Along the rugged Atlantic coastline, you'll find pockets of surf paradise just waiting to be discovered.

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    Big wave surfing Mecca, and one of the bucket list destinations for any serious surfer in the world, Portugal has surfing running through its veins and is the perfect surf holiday location for anyone, from pros to beginners.

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    Not limited to the mainland, Spanish surf holidays in Fuerteventura and Tenerife are legendary for their atmospheric locations and stunning surf - although Andalucia and San Sebastian have their fair share of top spots.

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    Surf holidays in the world’s top surf destinations

    Your pick of the best surf locations

    Learn to surf the year-round swells of Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands, hang ten on Europe’s westernmost beach in Peniche, Portugal or try surfing lessons at Europe’s oldest surf school in Biarritz, France.

    Ride the waves further afield and embrace the laid-back lifestyle and swells of exotic Morocco or test the tropical breakers in Costa Rica.

    We’re here to help you find the ideal surf holiday to suit your level, style and travel plans.

    Surfing holidays with an added rush

    If you’re looking to activate your muscles and your mind, combine your surfing holiday with another hobby or passion.

    Learn the Spanish lingo for ‘cowabunga’ before maneuvering the local waves on Spanish and surf holidays, take photos from your surfboard and the beach by combining photography and surfing, or spend the morning balancing on your yoga mat before balancing on your board in the afternoon during surf and yoga holidays.

    Whatever your passions, you can find surfing holidays to indulge your active side, as well as a group of like-minded people to experience them with. Never settle for ordinary.

    Who are our surf holiday guests?

    Active types, beginners who’ve never ridden a board before, adrenaline junkies – everyone is welcome in the surf schools of our hosts.

    You’ll meet people of all ages and nationalities, from solo travellers to couples to friends. Some devote their lives to chasing waves, others simply want to escape their 9-to-5 jobs for a while. Others still have never seen the ocean, much less surfed it, while some just want to prove that they can do whatever they set their mind to.

    All that’s required is an abundance of energy, a willingness to learn and a refusal to be boxed in.

    Is this you? It looks like you.

    Thousands of people have already discovered that our eclectic mix of surf holidays are as diverse as the people who go on them. Come and join them.

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