Surfing in Gran Canaria

3 or 5 days Surfing Course in Gran Canaria

Duration: 3 days Easy Wake up your inner surfer

Duration: 3 days Easy Wake up your inner surfer

From 146 $
No extra fees
Easy cancellation and rescheduling
available for 15 Dec 2019

Why we love this tour

Learn to ride your first green waves or improve your surfing skills on the beautiful coast of Gran Canaria in this dynamic 3 or 5 day course.

  • Practice on perfect waves for beginners and intermediate surfers
  • Surf along sparkling clear water
  • Choose a 3 or 5 day option
  • 2-hour lessons each day 
  • Learn with fun and expert instructors
  • Focus on the skills you need to develop the most 

Duration 3 days
Starting time Usually starts at 9:30
Difficulty Easy

What’s included

  • Certified instructor
  • Wetsuit, board, introduction material
  • Drinking water
  • Transfer if you are around Maspalomas

  • Snacks
  • Pickup from outside of Maspalomas area (5 euro extra fee per accommodation)

Pricing

Participants (3-day option)
Age 9+, Price for 3 x 2-hours of surfing lessons
1 person: 164 $ / per person
3 – 7 people: 146 $ / per person
Participants (5-day option)
Age 9+, Price for 5 x 2-hours of surfing lessons
1 person: 258 $ / per person
3 – 7 people: 244 $ / per person

Need to know before you go

Maximum of 7 people per group.

Starting time and location of the lessons may vary according to weather conditions, but it is very unlikely we will not find good waves to surf. 

Your instructor will inform you a few days (usually 2-3) about the starting time based on the tide

One day lesson is also available

Toilet, shower, restaurant, and shops close to the starting point.

School offers storage for students. 

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What to bring: only the clothes you would usually wear on the beach and towels.

The transfer is free if your accommodation is in Maspalomas, Meloneras, San Agustin, or Playa del Ingles. Otherwise, a 5 euros fee applies per accommodation. It means if your group is all in the same hotel, you pay only 5 euros for everyone.

Cancellation

Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.

Cancellations can be done up to 48 hours before the trip with 100% reimbursement. For later cancellations, there is no compensation. 

On rare occasions, the course may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances, we will offer you alternative dates, or we will refund you 100% of the paid amount .

Meeting point

You accommodation

Provided by

Surf Maspalomas

Why we love this tour

Learn to ride your first green waves or improve your surfing skills on the beautiful coast of Gran Canaria in this dynamic 3 or 5 day course.

  • Practice on perfect waves for beginners and intermediate surfers
  • Surf along sparkling clear water
  • Choose a 3 or 5 day option
  • 2-hour lessons each day 
  • Learn with fun and expert instructors
  • Focus on the skills you need to develop the most 

Duration 3 days
Starting time Usually starts at 9:30
Difficulty Easy

There is a reason surfing is considered one of the most addictive sports out there. Once you get you first green wave - meaning to stand up on the board and smoothly glide your way to the shore - you will probably be hooked forever. There is no way back!

Now, imagine a place with beautiful beaches, good waves and pleasant water temperatures throughout the year. This is the Spanish volcanic island of Gran Canaria, that counts with 2,000km of coastline, sandy beaches and astonishing mountainous landscape all along its territory. Sounds like a good place to take your first surfing lessons?

Our surfing school is located just 50 meters from the beach, at Faro de Maspalomas. This is a perfect spot to take your lessons. We can always find spots with consistent waves for beginners. Even during the flat days, we can move to a different place where we can certainly find good condition for your lessons.

Usually your day starts at 9.30am, with your guide picking you up from your accommodation about half an hour before the training session starts. The starting time may vary according to the sea tide, so your certified instructor will arrange the right time with you a few days in advance.

Once you get to the starting point, you see that the lesson happens mostly in the water. We don’t waste time with things that don’t matter. The only time we spend out of the sea is during the indispensable safety briefing and quick theoretical explanation. It doesn’t last more than 15 minutes. After that, you gear up and jump in the sea for some action. This is a dynamic course.

In case you have any sort of difficulty, your professional instructor is there for you. If needed, he takes you to the shore for a short explanation of how to improve your posture to finally get a green wave. You will be amazed about the things you can do on the board.

Once the training session finishes, we return to the school for a debrief. This time, your instructor explains to you what you have to do in order to continually improve your skills.

Our surfing course is available in one, three or five days. Each session lasts two hours and focuses on the skills that you still need to develop to become a better surfer.

With a mixture of a fantastic place, terrific views, amazing sport, and a new passion, it will be hard to say goodbye to Gran Canaria.

Need to know before you go

Maximum of 7 people per group.

Starting time and location of the lessons may vary according to weather conditions, but it is very unlikely we will not find good waves to surf. 

Your instructor will inform you a few days (usually 2-3) about the starting time based on the tide

One day lesson is also available

Toilet, shower, restaurant, and shops close to the starting point.

School offers storage for students. 

Show more

What to bring: only the clothes you would usually wear on the beach and towels.

The transfer is free if your accommodation is in Maspalomas, Meloneras, San Agustin, or Playa del Ingles. Otherwise, a 5 euros fee applies per accommodation. It means if your group is all in the same hotel, you pay only 5 euros for everyone.

Cancellation

Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.

Cancellations can be done up to 48 hours before the trip with 100% reimbursement. For later cancellations, there is no compensation. 

On rare occasions, the course may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances, we will offer you alternative dates, or we will refund you 100% of the paid amount .

Meeting point

You accommodation

Provided by

Surf Maspalomas

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