Shared & Private room options
TheCaliCamp offers clean and comfortable rooms in a very safe neighborhood. Each day our team of surf guides picks you up with a group of similar level surf camp guests and off you go for the day! Every day at TheCaliCamp should feel just like "Surfing With Friends"
Dana Point Harbor is the place, The Dana Point Marina Inn is the hotel. Since 2013 guests from all over the world enjoy this gem of a destination. Centrally located between LA and San Diego, this is the perfect place for your guiding to start daily.
Pool on site, steps from Dana Point Harbor, surf beaches, supermarkets, restaurants, and more make this the perfect place for a 1 week or even an extended stay.
Wifi, Private patio with each room, Breakfast, 1 Dinner/BBQ weekly, Daily room cleaning.
Dana Point is the perfect place to start and end a day. Situated along the coast in South Orange County (The OC), our surf guides have options north, south, and also in town for surf and activities. Venice Beach, San Diego, Huntington Beach and every surf spot in between is within our reach daily. Thanks to our location and our guiding system, we can make sure every guest gets the experience they're looking for.
Dana Point also has a wide range of activities on offer: Whale Watching, Hiking, Harbor Cruises, Shops, SUP and more.
A truly safe and beautiful California beach town is home to TheCaliCamp.
- Room types
- Getting there
- Surf Lessons
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Comfortable, cleaned daily, easy access to harbor and activities. Private grass courtyard. Each guest will enjoy a private queen sized bed, bathroom, and shower.
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Comfortable, cleaned daily, easy access to harbor and activities.
The 4 bed bunk room comes with separate and full sized living room with complete kitchen area for cooking.
Room Type: Private
Comfortable, cleaned daily, easy access to harbor and activities. Private grass courtyard. Each guest will enjoy a private King sized bed, bathroom, and shower.
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 Los Angeles (LAX) and they can be booked in the booking steps.
- - Nearest Airport: Los Angeles (LAX)
- - Distance from Airport in kms: 96
- - Time from Airport in a car: 1 - 2 hours
- - There is a 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.
The hotel is located in Dana Point. Right in the middle between Los Angeles and San Diego. With tons of options locally, we can also reach any spot on any day within Southern California. Surf groups are 4 guests and a guide. We make sure you're at the right spot for your level every single day.
Main Surf Beach: Wherever is best for you.
Surf Lessons we offer:
Beginner Surf Lessons
The morning will start with equipment intro followed by a theory discussion on the way to the beach. Once at the perfect beach for learning, your guide will provide a 30 minute lesson on the beach getting you comfortable and ready for your first waves. Don't worry, we know exactly how to make sure you're spending more time on your feet and less time swimming through the waves.
Intermediate Surf Lessons
Guiding starts betewen 6 and 9 am based off of daily conditions. Always informed the previous day of the session time, we explore different beach breaks, and point breaks. Swell size, direction, wind and tides will determine where you surf. A thorough explanation is going to make sure you are comfortable with the spot and enjoy it as much as possible. A spot intro will be done on arrival.
Advanced Surf Lessons
Wherever it's firing. That's where we're going.
Our guiding is designed to make sure every guest is at the right spot for their level at every session. We do host up to 20 however, surf groups will always remain at 4 guest + guide. More focus on you improving, more comfort, better times. Our guides have all of the information you need to stay safe, comfortable, and having fun in and out of the water. "Surfing With Friends"
Surf conditions in Dana Point:
Air Temp (°C)
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due to the property 14 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 14 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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