About Star Surf Camps
Since its set up 9 years ago, Star Surf Camps runs its surf camps on the famous coastline of southwest France in Moliets and Carcans. After the set up in France, Star Surf Camps was proud to open its doors to keen surfers in Morocco, Bali and on the beautiful Canarian island of Fuerteventura. Star Surf Camps is very international and welcomes guest from all over the world. It’s a great place to make friends with like-minded people and above all, to learn or improve your surfing with the help of highly experienced instructors, who compete in surfing on a professional level.
The Surfcamp: The most popular surfcamp of Star Surf Camps is situated in the beautiful and famous town Moliets on the southwest coast of France. The world famous beach breaks of Moliets-Plage provide some of the best waves in the world and the sand bottomed waves allow for a safe and comfortable learning experience. Up to 120 surfers and travellers from around the world stay at the surf camp each week. The camp is made up of 40 guest tents arranged with privacy and security in mind, a large kitchen tent where the chef creates your fantastic and healthy meals each evening, a shaded eating area with more then enough benches to seat everybody, a great chill area, the infamous party tent and also the surf equipment storage tent. All you need to bring is a sleeping bag, pillow, plate and cutlery. The situation oft he camp is just a short walk from numerous bars and clubs for those who wish to party into the early hours. However out of respect for other guests we have to ask guests to be quiet within the camp after 11pm. There are also restaurants, shops and amusements along the promenade of the beach.
The Surf: France is popular for all levels of surfer due to its endless beaches, the great weather, fun waves and soft sand below the water.
Surfling Lessons: All of the coaches are qualified surf instructors and lifeguards, chosen for their individual surfing ability, teaching experience and professionalism. Star Surf Camps only employs instructors with extensive travelling, teaching and surfing experience. The instructors are in the water with you, always helping you into the best waves of your life and not simply observing from the beach. Star Surf Camps enforces a ratio of one instructor per eight students and employ an assistant for each instructor for extra safety, effectively giving a 2-8 ratio of teaching staff to students. Your instructor and assistant will be assigned to your group for the duration of your stay meaning each day you can achieve personal targets discussed with your instructor each lesson. Each surf lesson lasts 2 hours, and you receive a minimum of 5 lessons each week totalling 10 hours. With Star Surf Camps you receive 10 hours minimum with the option of upgrading to the fastrack course for an additional 5 hours each week. Al surf equipment is free to use and included in the price so you can practice as much as you like with our instructors at hand, 24 hours a day for tips and guidance.
Food & Accommodation: Star surf Camps offers couples and singles accommodation. Couples tents are large 4 man tents with a double bed and large storage compartment. In the singles tents each person shares a large six-man tent between three people with each person in their own separate sleeping compartments. There is also 5 square meters of free space in between each “bedroom” for storage, changing or dining. A large inflatable mattress is provided but we recommend bringing your own sleeping bag/sheets and pillow. Food can be added for only €80 per week and consists of a large buffet style breakfast and a picnic lunch, followed by a fantastic evening meal cooked by the in house chef. You can expect a range of delicious pastas, salads, BBQs, and other dishes. All meals are eaten communally – this forms one of the highlights of the trip and is a great time to sit down and meet new people. Once a week our chef has an evening off, breakfast and lunch is still provided but in the evening everyone explores the fantastic local restaurants, pizzerias and cafe’s. There is a large BBQ guests are welcome to use if they wish to cook themselves. Star Surf Camps also have a shop on site selling ice creams, snacks, chocolate bars and treats. Please specify when booking with them, any allergies or eating preferences you may have.
Prices: Prices for one week in Star Surf Camps Moliets without food and transport start from 229€, prices for an additional week start from 199€. Area: Moliets is situated in the south west of France ,neighbouring the Basque country and northern Spain. It’s also very close to Hossegor, which hosts one of the worlds largest professional surf competitions.
Arrival: You can fly to Biarritz airport where they can pick you up for or take a train to Dax train station. A pick up from Biarritz will cost 55€ , a pick up from Dax 35€. They also work closely with the Ripcurl Express offering bus transport from most German cities. Most guests chose to drive to the Star Surf Camp in Moliets where there is free parking next to the campsite.
Language: Star Surf Camps is truly an international surf camp with guests visiting from all over the world and staff that speak numerous different languages like English, German, Dutch, Swiss, French, Spanish and more. The main language spoken is English however for all surf lessons and any camp activity they have translators present to help you in your own language.
Write us an enquiry with the time period you desire. We will reply immediately and are happy to answer all your questions. Hope to see you soon - your Star Surf Camps team!