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Surfer Paradise Surf Camp

Puerto Yurre, Quebrada de Piedra - Chiriqui, Panama
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Nearest Wave
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Surfer Paradise Surf Camp
Reviews (3)
5 out of 5

Warm Water, Tropical Adventure, Uncrowded Waves. This is Surfer Paradise.
Open since 1998 and located on a small private island off the coast of Panama (Central America),
it is a paradise worth discovering!

The Surfer Paradise Surf Camp is actually two islands. One being the big island and then a smaller outer island. The big island has the living accommodations. Private cabanas are located on the side of a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, each with your very own hammock for that afternoon siesta. Water is supplied by a fresh water spring that is used for drinking and showering. There are left breaks, and right breaks. Beginner breaks, experienced breaks, and advanced surfer breaks.

What stories are you going to tell your kids and grandkids? You used to be good at video games or are you going to tell them you went on some incredible surfing adventures? Here's your opportunity to have one. At some wimpy 5 star resort hotel hanging out with "want to a to bees" or do you really want to go on a surf adventure?

If your looking for adventure, fun, and SURF, this is the place to visit.

Location

Located in the Province of Chiriqui in the Republic of Panama. Chiriqui is the nearest province next to Costa Rica. It is located on a private island off the coast of Panama about 5 miles.

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3 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Sabrina
Sabrina
Bad Aussee Austria
April 2018

How did you like the accommodation?

Best trip in my life
Awesome spot, lonely beaches, great waves, delicious food at every meal(also vegetarian options... Yummy) beautiful views, great people... it felt like a family, friendly stuff
On the island it was calm and beautiful, going through the island with both or buggy, depending on low and high tide, snorkeling, swimming in clear, warm, water, exploring different islands with a waterfall, hanging around at the camp and playing cards, such a good, unforgettable, amazing time! ❤️

Review from Jared Hernandez
Jared Hernandez
Miami Florida
April 2018
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Epic Time at the Camp!
Had an amazing time at the island! Great food, choice waves and amazing people. We were very fortunate to have choice waves all week! Best part... empty lineups!

Our surf guide could shred and charge, knew his spots and when/where to be considering swell direction and tides. The man even sacrificed catching waves to jump in the water to take photos of us charging P-Land and Left Overs. So very appreciative!! We were also so happy for the amazing captain who'd take us out daily. Not only was he super fun but a great fisherman who would troll for fresh fish for dinner while we surfed some clean, empty, over head waves.

Our guide was also extremely knowledgeable about the area and took us to some remote islands to hike, enjoy private beaches, coves and even took us to the beautiful rock structure which we climbed to watch the sunsetting. Absolutely breathtaking. On our jungle hike we saw yellow monkeys in the trees and tons of wild life. We went diving the reefs and our guide was spearfishing for dinner. Honestly, couldn't have asked for a better trip.

The accomodations were private, clean and comfortable. Staff treated us so well and by the end of the 2nd day it felt like we were all family having dinner around the table and playing card games at night. The chef did a wonderful job preparing amazing Panamanian dishes. It was so nice coming back from the morning surf sesh and having a hot plate of typical food. She also took care of us vegetarians making sure we had alternatives for those meals centered around meat and chicken. So many fresh fruits and veggies on the island...loved those home-grown pineapples!

This defenitely was a special trip and made more so not just by the amazing surf but the staff at the island. Looks like we found a new spot for our annual retreat. Thanks again everyone! Can't wait to see and surf with you all again!

Review from Laura
Laura
Rome Italy
December 2017

How did you like the accommodation?

     

How do you imagine The Paradise?.. well it EXISTS!
How do you imagine The Paradise?.. well it EXISTS! It is The Surfer Paradise.
I was back 3 days ago and I'm still dreaming about it.. I think I will do it for the rest of the year!
A place that seems in a parallel reality, an oasis surrounded by every kind of natural beauty you can image, and... SURF SURF SURF in totally uncrowded spots still hidden and unexplored!
Leave whatever is superfluous .. you will only need a Bikini adapt to surf, your surfboard and a good repellent for mosquitos than Raul the Master, Jose, Alexis and Yanaijra (the chef) will think about your staying in Paradise!
I found it for error and has been the best mistake of my life. You can Write to Steve the owner and the discoverer and founder of those surf spot in the paradise, he will organize everything for you in a very simple way and send you all the necessary information.
Once in the port the adventure stars. You will navigate on a river in the mangroves until join the Paradise. Jose and Yanaira will wait for you to take care about cooking and bring you by boat in the unexplored spot on the different islands around the area.. animals in the water.. unbelievable sunsets.. you will feel in the set of a movie .. or surfing while you feel to be in Jurassic Park .
Thank you for your smile and care SurfParadise People .. I will always keep you in my earth ❤️!‍♀️

Number of people: 12
24-Hour reception
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (surcharge)
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (included)
Lunch included
Diving
Horseback riding
Ping-pong
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

none
Cabana
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Private cabanas are located on the side of a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, each with your very own hammock for that afternoon siesta. Water is supplied by a fresh water spring that is used for drinking and showering

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 Enrique Malek Airport DAV and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: USD$70
  • Price for more than 4: USD$80
  • - Nearest Airport: Enrique Malek Airport DAV
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 120
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 2 hours
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport
PLand

PLand

Level: Advanced

Left point break that commonly breaks up to 2 to 3 overhead in size.

Leftovers

Leftovers

Level: Intermediate

Very fun left point break.

El Toro

El Toro

Level: Beginner

Both a left and right sandbar break.

Sandbar

Sandbar

Level: All Levels

Lots of sandbar A frames here so you can go both left and right.

Nestles

Nestles

Level: Advanced

Reef break that goes right. Very fast barrel.

The Point

The Point

Level: Intermediate

Fast left point break with good barrel.

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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 cancel anytime up to midday the day before and you will be refunded the balance.

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