It goes without saying that the Canaries are blessed with year round sun, warm waters and consistent waves but here in Famara the stunning 6km long natural sandy beach set in the foothills of the “Los Riscos” cliff range make learning to surf in Lanzarote a unique and memorable experience. All surf courses are held on Playa Famara beach which was recently voted as one of Europes top watersports destinations thanks mainly due to it’s year round consistent waves suitable for all levels of surfers.
Levels: Newbies and Beginners
- 10:00 – 10:30 Meeting Point, choose surf gear
- 10:30 – 13:00 theory, warm up, surfing and beach
- 13:00 – 13:45 picnic and surfing lecture.
- 13:45 – 15:30 Surfing and beaching.
- 15:30 – 16:00 Coaching stretching exercises and end of Surfsession.
- All your surfing equipment for the duration of the lessons (board, wetsuit, rash and ID vest etc)
- Low student to instructor ratio (8/1)
Beginner 5 Days Surf Course Famara
Learn to surf in famara
Beginner Surf Courses in Famara:
5 days surf course 25 hours
Transport from the hotel ISA Training Sistem | Transport to the beach Picnic on the beach with warm sandwiches, water and fruit juice Required equipment Qualified teachers Liability insurance and surf diploma
Availability: All year
1 day surf lessons in famara
Our surf school in Lanzarote is regarded as being one of the very best beginner schools in Europe and uses the most up to date teaching methods available. The coaching is specifically aimed at those who have never surfed before or those who have already taken some some lessons but feel they need to improve further in a safe but fun environment.
Each lesson is a full day, approx. 4h with an optional breaks to rest, picnic is taken at the beach, groups are divided by ability and have low instructor to pupil ratios, typically 1/8 or less. As well as the beach drills and waterwork what makes this course so special is the overall view of surfing provided. Subjects, such as surfboard design, beach safety, weather and waves, surfing fitness, the rules of surfing, types of breaks, and many more are covered in our surf lessons. Our surf school uses the latest surf equipment including NSP, INT and Circle One softboards which are specifically designed for first time surfers, ease of use, stability and safety being the key factors. These boards come in many sizes and are chosen to suit your height and weight. As you progress you will have the opportunity to ride a more traditional surfboard from the extensive range of NSP/Circle One boards and NSP longboards. At the end of the course each pupil is assesed and presented with a Surfing Award scheme certificate. Every pupil has a different learning curve but with the right coaching you are guaranteed to be catching and riding your first waves and starting to make your first turns within a week!
Whether you are new in this sport or if you already have some experience in the water, our monitors know the beaches in Lanzarote
We start the course the choose of surf wetsuits by thickness and size, surfboards and heading to Famara Beach.
Everything about surfing in Lanzarote and the classes you will be explained directly on the beach by the surf instructors, never in groups of more than 8 students in a lecture.
After several hours of surfing enjoy a picnic and an earned break in the sun.The vast majority of participants stands on the board first day of the course but we reccommend a minimum of 5 days course, to enjoy the waves on their own and without help.
The course includes transport to the beach, surfboard, wetsuit and clothing, picnic on the beach, liability and sport insurance.
Pick up service for the hotels:
Pick-up time Puerto Del Carmen: 9:50
Pick-up time Costa Teguise: 9:50 or 9:20 by appointment
Because of the distance, we do not offer a transport service from Playa Blanca.
With the rental car
If you come by car, you will get a route to our partner surf school. Meeting point: 10:15 in Caleta de Famara / Teguise
We offer our clients one of the widest choice of handpicked accommodation in Famara including budget studios, apartments, detached beachfront bungalows and luxury villas with private pools. All properties are located within easy walking distance of the beach and local amenities. You can decide which property best suits your needs, taste and budget from the list of properties below. Please Contact Us for more information about the range of accommodation we have available in Famara. If you have a specific requirement then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will endeavour to tailor a surf holiday to suit your needs and budget.
Price list 2017 for surf courses without accommodation:
Surf course (3 days) 159 €
Surf course (5 days) 259 €
Standard course (3 days) with free transport from the resort or hotel 179 €
Standard course (5 days) with free transportation from the resort or hotel 289 €
Day course without transport 55 €
Surf course in Famara with accommodation in the town.
Surf course in Famara with accommodation in Bungalow Area.