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Surfbase Vieux Boucau


Vieux Boucau, France

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What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging
Solo travellers, friends, couples
Avg. age: 18 - 25 y/o (Min. 18)
Surf lessons optional, all levels

A number of meals are included
Parking is available
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct, Nov, Dec
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Highlights

  • Surf, comfort and fun: A surf camp while staying in a surf house. The Surfbase house, in Vieux Boucau is the place to be. Experience this surf camp in France with mostly people from 18 - 25, that's going to be a lot of fun folks
  • Surfing at all times: Vieux Boucau is known for being one of the best surf spots of France. During your stay at the surf camp in France, opt for 3 or 5 days with surf lessons at your own level and you can also do free surfing of course
  • Did we say citytrips?: You'll get the opportunity, during your stay at the surf camp, to visit the beuatiful cities of San Sebastian (Spain) and Biarritz. This is an experience that adds up immensly to your already amazing experience at the surf camp

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The vibe at Surfbase Vieux Boucau

  • The Surfbase is an experience that especially suits 18 to 25 year olds looking for that great combination of surf, chilling and a bit of party. Vieux Boucau offers the ideal conditions for this combination. You'll become part of a family that you'll remember for a lifetime.

Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 18 and 25 years old. The minimum age is 18.
  • This accommodation is suitable for solo travellers, friends, couples.

Accommodation

The following accommodation types are being offered by this surf house. See 'prices & book' for availability of the accommodation types.

The Big Dorm

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 9 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation cannot be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: You'll stay in a cocon-style bed, either for 1 or 2 people. The double beds within the cocon will never be shared by people that do not know each other.

The Triple Dorm

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with single bed(s). Suitable for 3 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: These rooms come with 3 single beds and are ideal for solo-travelers or friends. The beds are made and you'll be sharing a bathroom.

The Double Room

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private room with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: These spacious rooms are ideal for peoplle traveling with 1 or 2. The bathroom you will share with one other double room and you'll have enough space for your luggage.

Surfing at Surfbase Vieux Boucau

During your week at the surf camp, you can take part in the surf classes. You can opt for 3 or 5 surf lessons, suitable to both beginners and intermediate surfers. Vieux Boucau generally offers very suitable conditions for surfers with not too much experience. Opt for the equipment rental and a free theory lesson will be added to your package.

The Surf Levels

Surfbase Vieux Boucau offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:

Beginners

  • Beginners are people with no to little experience. Do you still struggle with your pop-up or paddling? This is the best course for you
  • Best months: Jul, Aug.

Intermediate

  • In case you'd already have slightly more experience and know how to perform the pop-up, as well as paddling, this course is right for you
  • Best months: Jun, Jul.

Surf packages

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

The Surf Package Small

  • The Surf Package Small: You will get 3 surf lessons of 2 hours each where you will be part of a small group with surfers of your level. When booking this course, surf gear is included throughout the entire week You will have 3 lessons, spread over 3 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

The Surf Package Medium

  • The Surf Package Medium: You will even get 5 surf lessons of 2 hours each at your own level. When booking this course, surf gear is included throughout the entire week. This package is ideal for the ones realy looking to take their surfing to a next level. You will have 5 lessons, spread over 5 days, of 3 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

Practical information

  • The surf lessons are taught in English, French.
  • 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 Vieux Boucau Plage.
  • There won't be any surf lessons on the day of your arrival.

Surf equipment

  • Surf equipment: When booking a surf package, a surfboard and wetsuit are included during the surf lessons and can be rented outside the surf lessons.
  • Rental costs:
    • Wetsuit + surfboard: € 49,- per week

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

  • The village's market: Vieux Boucau offers a wide range of shopping, including a number of local markets throughout the week.
  • Socializing: Yes, this is free and included. Get to know the fellow guests of the surf house and you might even leave with a number of new friends
  • The lake: Close to surf camp you will find the lake of Vieux Boucau which is amazing to visit. You can even get involved in one of the many activities, like SUP, mini-golf, volleybal etc.

Activities to add-on

  • Sightseeing: Cities like Biarritz, San Sebastian and Hossegor are close to Vieux Boucau. You are well advised to go out and about for a day or two for exploring

Food & Drinks

The meals certainly are a valid reason to visit this accommodation. The daily breakfast is just all you want in the morning, with delicious coffee, eggs, different types of bread, spreads, meats and cheeses. You will also find the cereals being present for you, only to have the best possible start to your day. You can also join the other guests in the 3 dinners that are being prepared. For € 45,- you will get 3 amazing meals with a drink included.

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: Included on a daily basis.
  • Lunch: Self-service.
  • 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.

Facilities

Below you will find the facilities that are available for most of the season. A EUR sign (€) refers to a paid add-on.

Accommodation

  • WiFi
  • Electricity
  • Parking
  • Lockers
  • Desk to work
  • Fridge
  • Wetsuit storage
  • Surf storage
  • ATM nearby

Entertainment

  • Skateboards
  • Bikes
  • Bar
  • Excursions
  • Board games

Services

  • Made beds
  • Coffee / tea
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Location

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

The address of Surfbase Vieux Boucau

  • 40480 Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, France

How to reach Surfbase Vieux Boucau by Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

How to reach Surfbase Vieux Boucau by Transfer

  • From The Netherlands/Belgium:
    • Price single trip per person: € 135,-
    • Price 2 ways per person: € 135,-
  • Please note: During high season, you can opt for a bus transfer (leaving on Friday afternoon, returning on Saturday night) from the Netherlands or Belgium.

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is on Saturday from 16:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is on Saturday from 11:00.
  • 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
  • Passport / ID
  • Insurance details
  • Charger
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Reviews

Surfbase Vieux Boucau is rated with a /5 on Google, based on 21 reviews. Below you will find 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 Surfbase Vieux Boucau.
Minimum age The minimum age to stay in this accommodation is 18 years old.
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.