The Atlantic coast of Cantabria in northern Spain, the "Costa Verde", is called the "Green Coast”. Powerful waves which make the heart of every surfer beating faster are breaking in the region around San Vicente de la Barquera. We show you how beautiful the surfer life in Spain can be - far away from the crowds.
Our beach house is located right on the surf spot. The group size is limited to 30 people and the professional surf lessons are held in small groups up to 7 people. The Camp's guests are usually from 25 years upwards and our dream house, good food, nice people and a relaxed atmosphere fit to our motto:
"The best surfer is, the surfer with the most fun"
The exclusive surf house is located in the natural park de Oyambre with fabulous views over the bay. The national park ” Picos de Europa” begins only 20km from the ocean, the mountain peaks are over 2600 m high. This high mountains next to the Atlantic Ocean is unique in Europe and offers a spectacular setting for surfing and other activities.
It is not allowed to build at our beach and the natural park since years. You live in the only licensed house on the beach - no big hotels and mass tourism .
The nature park with its beautiful Playas de Meron and Oyambre offers fantastic conditions for surf lessons and many other sporting activities. The many surf spots (three in front of the door) in the area offer ideal conditions for beginners up to experts and the long sandy beaches are a paradise for sun lovers. Georges rivers, meadows and forests are a delight for nature lovers and offer pure relaxation. In addition to surfing and the usual beach sports, everybody can use our bowling, beach tennis…, try balancing on the Indo Board or slackline walking. You can try climbing and hiking in the Picos ", rafting, horseback riding ore scuba diving. You also can rent high quality mountain bikes to explore the park.
Cantabria impresses its visitors with 87 beaches, mountains, 6 natural parks, paintings from the Stone Age, caves and fishing villages. The picturesque fishing villages of San Vicente de la Barquera (6.5 km) and Comillas (4.5 km) with its medieval town center, ornate buildings, shops and restaurants invite you to a trip by bicycle to explore the cultural highlights (Gaudi house, Royal Palace ...). Other great trips for shopping and partying to Santander, Santillana … and a cave tour in el Soplao offered on site.
Whatever you expect from your surfing holiday – from surf lessons, nature walks, sightseeing to cultural and sporting activities – elementsurf have it.
Exclusive location – surf house right on the beach in the natural park de Oyambre - distance 150 meters from the spot!
This natural paradise offers tranquility to relax and you have a beautiful view at the waves. The spacious double or 4 bed rooms have ocean or country views and are all equipped with private bath, WIFI and a desk. The lounge with a fireplace, plenty of games, Internet access, a small library, ipad and DVD is available to all guests. The large garden with barbecue area, playground, ping pong, sun terrace, hammocks and deck chairs is also part of the house as the Indo Board, the slackline. At lunchtime you can enjoy fresh fruit juices, chilled beer and snacks at the camp's bistro.
We place great importance on the quality of the food and work with local farmers and suppliers together to serve you fresh, healthy and balanced meals.
You can chose between the generous breakfast buffet or you take the whole package with a 2-course gourmet dinner. We opened a small bistro for a cold beer or a small meal during lunchtime. Vegetarians welcome!
Whether beginner, intermediate, or families with children. At the beautiful sandy beaches of Playa de Oyambre and Playa Merón, perfect conditions will be found the whole year. There is plenty of room to enjoy the powerful waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
Our team of ISA (International Surfing Association) qualified surf instructors have several years of experience. Personal coaching in groups of maximal 7 persons per coach and video analysis are guaranteed. The materials provided in accordance with latest safety standards (soft boards, high-quality wet suits, helmets) and surf lessons are constantly optimized.
The beautiful location offers ideal conditions for activities and trips of all kinds. All offers can be booked spontaneously on site. Own car necessary.
- Volleyball, football, beach ball, slackline, Indo Board, frisbee, bowling, Viking Chess, Ping Pong ...
- Mountain biking, hiking, climbing, SUP, canoeing, rafting, canyoning, horse riding, caving, sailing, golf ...
- San Vicente de la Barquera with castle and monastery, with Gaudi Comillas House / Royal Palace / pontifical university, shopping and nightlife in Santander, medieval town Santillana del Mar, cave paintings of Altamira, cave of el Soplao ...
HOW TO GET THERE
Arrival and departure day is Saturday.
By plane: Possible destinations are Bilbao and Santander. On Saturdays we offer an airport transfer to and from Bilbao and Santander.
We look forward to everyone who visit us and wants to discover the fascination of surfing!
Your element surf-team