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Escuela Cantabra de Surf


Somo, Spain

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What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging
Solo travellers, friends, couples, families
Average age: 25 - 40 years old (Min. 18)
Surf lessons included, all levels

Meals can be booked optionally
Accessible by public transport
All year round
Add Surfskate, skate & SUP

Highlights

  • Nº1 Surf School in Spain: Discover the magic of surfing with the Nº1 Surf School in Spain. All levels and ages. Fun guaranteed!!
  • Surf Camp in North Spain.: The original Surf School in Spain operating since 1991. Real Surfing from day 1. Local family owned and operated.
  • Experience and professionalism: More than 30 years teaching surfing to all levels and ages. Learn to surf in a safe, fun, educational way with real surfers who will teach you real surfing from day 1.

Video Experience

A Message from your host

David "Capi" Garcia, Owner

Welcome to Escuela Cantabra de Surf Quiksilver. First surf school in Spain. Run by local surfers that will help you to discover the beauty of the 1st surfing reserve in Spain. We will be more than welcome to help you.
Escuela Cantabra de Surf was founded by David "Capi" Garcia in 1991, the 1st surf school in Spain run by local surfers. Family owned and operated. Learn with the best. Fun guaranteed.

Read more about this surf holiday

At Errant Surf we find it very important that you read about the experience that is offered at Escuela Cantabra de Surf. Our partner has provided the information you will read below. The booking tool will tell you exactly what you will get for what price.

The vibe at Escuela Cantabra de Surf

  • Different types of accommodation for all budgets. From surf camp camping, to surf cabins or surf house. All options walking distance to the beach. Great atmosphere.

Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 25 and 40 years old. The minimum age is 18. Guests younger than 18 are welcome when accompanied by at least one parent.
  • This accommodation is suitable for solo travellers, friends, couples, families.
  • Every now and then, one or more families join us. But if you book, you might be the only family.

Accommodation

The following accommodation types are being offered by this surf camp:

Surf Camps

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared tent with air mattresses. Suitable for 3 guests. Bring your own bedding. Bedding cannot be rented upon location..
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The Surf camp Camping is without any doubt the cheapest and most fun option at Escuela Cantabra de Surf. All the tents are set, you just need to bring a sleeping bag. The camp has all facilities available: showers, bathrooms, electricity. The beach and surf school are within walking distance

Surf Cabins

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private bungalow with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 4 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Private sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The Surf cabins are the closest option to the school and the beach, just 100 meters to get wet from your room. All rooms have private bathroom and are private. Individual/ double/ Triple and Quadruple options. Perfect place for your surfing holidays.

Surf House

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 4 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The Surf House is a cozy option right at the top of the hill with an amazing view of the whole beach. An old castle that was transformed into our surf house. The perfect place to spend an unforgettable surfing experience.

Surfing at Escuela Cantabra de Surf

We are placed at the 1st surfing reserve in Spain. A surfing magnet with great quality waves all year around. Perfect for all levels. Great sandbanks. Fun waves that break to all directions.

The Surf Levels

Escuela Cantabra de Surf offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:

Beginners

  • Surf lessons for all levels and ages from the very beginning to the top.
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Intermediate

  • Improve your surfing skills with professionals that will help you from day 1.
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Advanced

  • All manouvers and surfing skills. Real professionals that will make you improve your surfing from Day 1.
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Surf packages

The following surf packages are being offered by this surf camp.

Surf Lessons - Weekend

  • Surf Lessons - Weekend: The weekend surf course last 2 days/ 2 hours daily and everything is included. Available for all ages and levels. All Inclusive. You will have 2 lessons, spread over 2 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

Surf Course 5 Days

  • Surf Course 5 Days: The 5 days surf course last 5 days/ 2 hours daily and everything is included. Available for all ages and levels. All Inclusive. You will have 5 lessons, spread over 5 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

Surf Course- 1 Week

  • Surf Course- 1 Week: The 1 week surf course last 7 days/ 2 hours daily and everything is included. Available for all ages and levels. All Inclusive. You will have 7 lessons, spread over 7 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

Families / Children

  • Surfing for children: 4, We offer surf lessons for children who are able to swim and min. 8 years old
  • Safety: We love to teach children and have a lot of experience. Learn to surf in a fun, safe and educational way.

Practical information

  • The surf lessons are taught in English, English, Spanish.
  • The surf lessons will be planned according to the weather and wave conditions, so it's impossible to communicate the hours of your lessons prior to your arrival.
  • The surf lessons take place at Playa de Somo, but it could also happen that we go to Playa de Loredo.
  • There won't be any surf lessons on the day of your arrival.

Video analysis

  • Video analysis: Video Analysis upon request. We normally use this tool in our surf lessons.

Surf equipment

  • Surf equipment: When booking a surf package, a surfboard and a wetsuit is included for everyone who books a surf package.
  • Rental costs:
    • Wetsuit + surfboard: € 10,- per day

Surf storage

  • Surf storage: It is possible to store your own surf equipment in our storage.

What is there to do?

The activities below are available during most of the season. The add-ons which do not appear in the booking tool can be booked on location.

Activities

  • Music Night: Every week we make parties with live music
  • Walks and fires at the beach: We try to organise parties all weeks

Activities to add-on

  • SurfSkate: Besides the surf lessons you can choose surfskates lessons run by professionals that will help you to improve your surfing
  • Stand up Paddle: Beside the Surf Lessons we give SUP lessons both in falt water, excursions as well in waves.

Nightlife

  • We always have a party or some concerts during the week. Though the p`lace is quiet you always have the city of Santander well connected to Somo beach and there is a lot of party.

Food & Drinks

We provide meals inside our restaurant. Professionals that use local products and are used to cooking healthy and tasty food. We are used to all kind of eating habits, gluten free, vegan.... great food and great prices available for all budgets.

What to expect?

This is an overview of what you can expect in terms of food & drinks. When selecting your prefered package during the booking process, you will know exactly on how many meals you can count.
  • Breakfast: Can be purchased throughout your stay.
  • Lunch: Can be purchased throughout your stay.
  • Dinner: Can be purchased throughout your stay.

Drinks

  • Drinks can be purchased at our bar.

Cooking facilities

  • We do not have a kitchen for our guests.

Dietary requirements

  • In case you have any particular dietary requirements, please inform us.
  • We cater vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free diets.
  • In case your requirements are very specific, please clarify this during the booking process so we can prepare our kitchen for you.

Location

Here the actual location of the surf camp is displayed. Below you will find the best way(s) of how to get there.

The address of Escuela Cantabra de Surf

  • Calle Isla de Mouro, 12, 39140 Somo, Cantabria, Spain

How to reach Escuela Cantabra de Surf by Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

How to reach Escuela Cantabra de Surf by Public transport

  • From Santander- Somo
    • Route steps:
      1. By Boat or Bus every 30 minutes
  • Extra information: You can get to Somo from Santander or Bilbao. It´s very easy and the public transport works great. From Santander- Buses and boats every 30 minutes/ 2 euros aprox.

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is every day from 16:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is every day from 13:00.
  • Check-in / check-out extra information: We always recommend to pass through Escuela Cantabra de Surf Quiksilver to make the checking before taking you to your accommodation. In case that you will arrive too early or too late contact us before to give you the tips. The Check out normally is 13pm. Stays generally are for 5 or 7 nights.
  • Payment options: Maestro, Cash, ATM nearby.
  • Insurances: For information about or if you would like to add insurance to your surf holiday see the following link.
  • Visa and health: visit our page with information on the current situation in regards to visas and health. This page does not include information in regards to covid.
  • GGTO Guarantee Fund: we are a member of the GGTO Guarantee Fund. A one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person will be charged on top of your booking.

Basic pack list

You will receive more information about 'what to pack' in the welcome information. For now we just would like to make you aware of the most important things:

  • Towel
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen / after sun
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Party outfit
  • Swimwear
  • Facemask
  • Sleeping bag + pillow
  • Passport / ID
  • Insurance details
  • Charger
4.4 / 5 - 364 reviews

Reviews

Escuela Cantabra de Surf is rated with a 4.4 /5 on Google, based on 364 reviews. Below are a maximum of 5 reviews:

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Small print

Terms and Conditions On this booking our booking terms apply.
Cancelations See our terms and conditions for the cancellation policy.
Modification of booking See our terms and conditions for the modification policy.
Travel Operator This surf holiday is operated by Errant Surf in collaboration with Escuela Cantabra de Surf.
Minimum age The minimum age to stay in this accommodation is 18 years old. Guests younger than the minimum age are welcome when accompanied by at least one parent.
Accommodation type You will be able to select the preferred accommodation type during the bookings process.
Exclusive You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Travel documents Open this page for information regarding travel documents.
Preferences If you pass this on afterwards, we cannot guarantee your preference.
Tourist tax Tourist tax must be paid on location.
Location and accommodation You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Duration of holiday You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Insurance Open this page for the information regarding trael insurance.
GGTO Guarantee Fund On behalf of the GGTO Guarantee Fund a one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person is required.
Disclaimer Every day we take great care and attention to keep the information about the hotel up to date. Nevertheless, it can happen that facilities, opening hours and / or possible costs change regularly.