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Errant's top family surf holidays

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Errant's top family surf holidays

Want to try something new with your family this summer? Keen to learn a new skill that is fun for all the family?! Why not check out one of the many awesome family surf holidays that Errant has to offer.

If you are looking for a communal environment with plenty of activities, fun day trips and other families to surf with then Santander Surf, SUP & Yoga camp is for you! Situated in the heart of Oyambre Natural Park, this surf camp is pitched among the gorgeous rolling hills of Cantabria and offers you an exciting week of surfing, Yoga, SUP,
This surf camp has a shaded seating area for entertaining and eating, an outdoor cinema area, a large chill-out zone with sun loungers and hammocks, a big Yoga tent and all your surf and SUP equipment. This family surf holiday offers lessons for children aged 8+ and any child under 3 is welcome to stay for free. 
This family surf camp also days trips to the beautiful town of Santander or you can hire bikes and cycle through the National Park.

Located on the North coast of Portugal, this surf camp is based in Póvoa de Varzim but teach our surf lessons around the beaches of Porto, Póvoa de Varzim, Vila do Conde, Esposende and Ofir.
You will not only learn to surf but you will also taste delicious Portuguese food, visit the amazing city of Porto, practice some yoga, relax on the beach, sunbathe and watch the best sunset in Europe. You will go back with wonderful memories of fun times with all the new friends that you will meet at the surf camp from all around the world.
The surf camp will prepare healthy, nutritious and child-friendly continental breakfast for all families in the morning and on five days per week, they will serve you fresh dinner made from local produce.

There is also a nanny who takes care of the children on the beach while the parents join the surf or yoga lessons, allowing every family member to enjoy their preferred activities without having to keep an eye on the kids. The surfboards and wetsuits for the families are also included in the price and are free to use outside the surf lessons.
The sanitary block with toilets and warm showers as well as wash basins is located right next to the camp for easy access even for small children.
Every family sleeps in a spacious 6m wide x 3.5m high tipi tent. The tents are equipped with a double bed and two single beds, all with comfortable mattresses, bedding and bed linen. Additionally, you’ll find enough storage for all of your clothes, a table, chairs, electricity and lights.

Looking for something a bit upmarket? Want more than just a surf camp, Surfers Lodge offers the perfect mix of luxury whilst still maintaining the surfer’s life charm and feeling. Situated in Peniche, one hour drive north from Lisbon, this surf camp has it all!
Peniche is a world famous fishing town, the main stage of one of the 11 events of the World Tour of Surfing and home to numerous surf breaks that work under different swell, tide and wind conditions.
Though in Portugal children under 12 are not able to join in group surf lesson, Surfers Lodge offers private lessons for guests under 12 who are just as keen to catch some waves. The private lessons are an ideal opportunity for kids to get the most out of the lesson whilst always having their safety put first. Surfers Lodge also offers private family lessons for families wanting to have something a bit more intimate. This is definitely a top pick for any family surf holiday. 
With a beautiful rooftop deck, BBQ evenings and a fantastic on-site restaurant this surf camp has it all!

For more information about any of these camps or to secure your families best holiday yet please do not hesitate to contact our team on

Hans van Mourik

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