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Surf Life Tenerife Surf Camp

Residencial Las Amapolas, Calle Reykjavik, s/n, Costa Adeje - Tenerife, Canary Islands
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Surf Camp

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Nearest Wave
1km

Surf Life Tenerife Surf Camp is based at the Surf Hostel La Tortuga, located not far from Playa El Duque in Costa Adeje (which boasts some of the best sunsets of the whole island) and close to the pretty village of La Caleta and Playa de Los Hippies.

The famous tourist areas of Tenerife, Las Americas and Costa Adeje, are easily accessible by bus, bike or even by walking, but if you book your surfpackage with us you're gonna come to the beach directly every time we go surfing!

We offer shared and private accomodation, which includes an “all you can eat” generous and varied breakfast. The house has a communal kitchen with a separate dining area and a bright, spacious lounge with tv at your disposal. Our villa has a small but beautiful garden with palm trees, aloe vera plants, bouganvilleas and beautiful orange flowers. It is an ideal place for relaxing, sunbathing and getting to know other guests, while getting refresh in our swimming pool.

A spacious and fully furnished kitchen is also available for our guests to cook lunches, dinners and snacks that can be eaten in the large dining room or outdoor, in the terrace or in the garden. In the outdoor space of our villa you will find a barbecue free for use by all our guests. Everybody loves Wednesday's BBQ night!

Surf Life Tenerife also offer different activities like kayak with dolphins, boat trips for snorkeling with turtles and whale watching, scuba diving, paragliding, and lots more.

Location

Playa Fañabe is 10 minutes driving from Playa Las Americas, where you can find the main surf spots of the southwest of Tenerife, and less than 10 minutes walking from Playa del Duque, famous for its stunning sunsets. The area is also known for being close to the discopub called achaman, where you can go dancing salsa or just hang out for a drink.

If you want to explore the islands on your own, from the hostel you can get a Bus to Los Cristianos, which is connected to all the rest of island.

  • Facilities
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Number of people: 50
Bath Towels
DVD
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Surfboard hire
Wetsuit hire
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Kitesurfing
Mountain biking
Snorkeling
Surf school

Additional Fees:

No additional fees

Extras:

BBQ every Wednesday 8€
Shared room
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Shared room with 2 bunkbeds

Twin & double room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Double room with two separate beds or one double bed

Single Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 1

Double room with two separate beds or one double bed

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to Airport Tenerife SOUTH and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: €20
  • - Nearest Airport: Airport Tenerife SOUTH
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 20
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 20
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

Antonio

The southwest of Tenerife is the perfect place for leaving the endless summer dream. This are is the sunniest one on the island with less influence from the wind. Waves are consistant and most of days glassy. The beach of Las Americas offers several spots for practising, for beginners, intermediate and advanced.

Main Surf Beach: playa de las americas, tenerife

Surf Lessons we offer:

Kids Surf Lessons

For a good and safe learning the ratio is 1 instructor: 1 kid. We offer lessons for kids aged 5-12. In order to guarantee your kid’s safety, the surf instructor will always be behind the board to stabilise it and take control of it if necessary. This also helps your kid to move backward and forward on the board and start to make the first steps for their future surfing. All equipment & transfer.

Beginner Surf Lessons

Each lesson lasts 2 hours and it is organised in the warming up with a proper surf technique on the boards at the beach and in the second part of practise in the water. Our surf instructor will always be behind the students holding the board (with fins on his feet!) during the moment of the take off in order to stabilise it and guarantee that the first steps will be as easy as possible!

Intermediate Surf Lessons

During the intermediate surf lesson we will focus on the last steps to improve your position and your weight distribution on the board, with the purpose of teaching you how to read waves and moving your weight depending on that! Every surf lessons lasts 2 hours and includes custom technique session outside of the water and a lot of surf. The instructor will ride next you on his board!

Private Surf Lessons

Private lessons are the best way to improve with a custom training depending on your level. We pick you up from the accomodation, take you for surfing and take you back home with a big smile on your face! We got the possibility to call a photographer and use the picture for the post surf analysis.

Yoga

We offer Yoga once a week with the possibility of booking more lessons during the stay

SUP Lessons

After every surf lessons, we provide the free use of our Stand Up Paddle boards


El Medio

El Medio

Level: Beginner

El Medio is one the main waves in Playa Las Americas. It is a good choice for beginners and intermediate. El Medio has a smooth rocky bottom. The line up is easy to reach thanks to the channels on the sides and the A to frame breaks smoothly into a medium to long righthander and a really long and bit more powerful leftander. The first line generates good white wash for starting catching the first waves. Often really crowded. Best tide: low to mid

Derecha del conquistador

Derecha del conquistador

Level: Advanced

La derecha is a really long right to hander wave for advanced surfer. The wave breaks fast in the peak but goes on with lower speed. Rocky bottom.

Piscina

Level: Intermediate

The perfect wave for longboarders, A to frame breaking really slow, with longer ways on the left. Rocky bottom. Not so crowded.

El Dedo

El Dedo

Level: Advanced

Really powerful and fast Right to hander or lefthander wave. Rocky bottom, pretty shallow water. Not so crowded

The J

The J

Level: Advanced

Really long right to hander in Las Americas that breaks when the swell hits the corner from the west or north to west. Not so crowded.

Fitenia

Fitenia

Level: All Levels

Good A to frame that breaks on rocky bottom. Not so crowded. It usually works when the swell comes from the south, differently than all the other spots in Las Americas.

El Medano

El Medano

Level: Beginner

Sandy beach in the south of the island. Waves are not consistant, but it is a really good place where to learn the basics.

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Rain

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The best surf in Lanzarote for advanced levels happens in the winter months from November to March. However for beginners and intermediates it is a year round surf destination.

The area has two main surf areas, the North coast and the South coast. The East coast has some ok beach breaks but it is not that reliable.

The greatest concentration of surf spots is between the southern tourist towns of Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos. Spanish Left is one of Tenerifes more famous spots. A left wave, steep and powerful, working from a pushing low tide. Reef shoes recommended. It is right in the centre of Playa de Las Americas and is definitely a more advanced spot. Nearby are easier beaches perfect for learning.

Also south are El Conquistador (South) , a beautiful, long, fast right especially at the start. and The Fitenia (South) which has both lefts and right options.

Along the North of the island you have some of Tenerife's best beginner and intermediate surf spots including the Bajamar Reefs and also Playa del Socorro. Its located close to the town of Puerto de la Cruz, about an hour from Playa de Las Americas. The spot is dominated by mountains overlooking the ocean and is a fascinating sight. It’s a real amphitheater with crystal clear water and year round surf.

That is just a small sample, there are many more surf spots to explore and experience on a Tenerife Surfing Holiday.

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due to the property 7 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 7 days then the property will contact you shortly after you book to collect the balance.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancels anytime up to 7 days before travelling and you be refunded the balance.

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