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San Sebastian Surf Camp

San Sebastian | 1st June - 30th September

The San Sebastian Surf Camp at Stoke’s little slice of paradise…

Includes dorm-style accommodation at the Stoke Surf House, three hearty meals every day prepared by our in-house chefs, surf lessons with board and wetsuit hire daily with experienced guides, transfers to the local beach break, transfers from San Sebastian, pintxo tours and party nights, awesome Stoke Crew and an unforgettable experience!

San Sebastian is one of those places that’s been touched by magic. That’s why the Stoke Surf House’s doors are open to surfers of all levels and travelers from far and wide, to share this stunning place with the world! Stay at a beautiful house in the heart of Basque Country and start your day with a delicious home-cooked breakfast before our surf instructors take you to a local beach break. If you’re a beginner they’ll get you standing in no time, and if you’re more experienced our guides will show you where to get the best waves. After you’ve surfed to your heart’s content it’s back to the Surf House for lunch followed by another surf, a local activity…or maybe the first beer of the day!

Basque Country has a bunch of activities, from horseback riding and paragliding for the adrenaline junkie to pintxo tours through the Michelin-starred streets of San Sebastian for the foodies. Whatever happens it will surely end in a massive party with our newfound friends hopping from one bar to another Spanish-style or dancing until the sun comes up over La Concha beach. Good thing surfing is the perfect hangover cure, so we can cure our spinning heads every morning and do it all again.

San Sebastian is every surfer’s paradise

Your meals are prepared, your beers are chilled, your beds are made for your arrival and your party nights are pre-organised. What a treat! And the new friends you’ll make at our San Sebastian Surf Camp are some of the best folk around. Open-minded international travelers gather from all over the world for this trip, so there’ll be many different languages to learn and stories to hear over a beer or seventeen. Everyone’s welcome from beginner surfers to the most accomplished dudes and dudettes. For beginners or those looking to improve, our surf instructors are fun and friendly and surf lessons are included. Find us at San Sebastian Surf Camp.

Where else in the world are your primary concerns trying not to get too much sun and the temperature of the beer? Where each and every day is a cycle of eating, surfing and drinking, while the nights are spent partying and chatting and exploring? Where else can you spend your nights in the thumping nightclubs of San Sebastian, but wake up in nature surrounded by verdant hills, rustling leaves and twittering birds?

PRICE: €60 | US$ 64 | £52 | AU$ 86 all-inclusive per night (min. 2-night stay)

Stoke Travel Passport holders:

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Stoke Travel Passport holders are eligible for 3-night all-inclusive package.

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Key Features

  • Where: San Sebastian, Basque Country
  • When: 1st June - 30th September
  • How: Meet us there by plane, train, bus or car
  • Age: Young at heart traveller 18+. Free trip if you bring your grandma
  • Sleep: Dorm-style accommodation at the Stoke Surf House
  • Eat: Three healthy and hearty meals a day

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  • Inclusions:

    • Stoke surf house dorm accommodation
    • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
    • Daily surf lessons and equipment hire
    • Experienced surf guides
    • Local activities and party nights
    • Awesome guides for Semana Grande
    • Hiking
    • Cliff Jumping
    • Slip n Slide

    Add ons:

    • Unlimited beer and sangria (10€/day)
    • Private rooms (price on request)
    • Party trips
    • Pintxo tours
    • Paragliding
    • Horse riding
    • Snorkelling
    • Cider house tours
    • Wine tasting tours
    • Brewery tours and Walking tours
  • San Sebastian, our slice of paradise…

    This is a guide itinerary with everything in the all inclusive package. But the beauty of staying at the Surf camp is that you can do whatever you like, whenever you like, your way.

    Wake up to a delicious cooked breakfast whether it be pancakes, bacon and eggs or a ham & cheese omelette.  Head to the beach to wash away the headaches (and mistakes) of the night before. A couple of hours of surfing, (with instructors of course) relaxing, soaking up the sun and playing beach games.
    Once we’ve built up enough of an appetite, it’s back to the Surf House to fill up on a tasty lunch prepared by our in-house chef and maybe, just maybe, brave that first icy cold beer of the day.

    There are tonnes of different activities in the surrounding region to keep everyone occupied. We can head into San Sebastian to its famous pintxos bars, go on free walking tours, go horse riding, paragliding, on wine tasting tours or simply head to the beach for more surfing, or enjoy the sunshine from our terrace in all its glory.
    Finish your afternoon activities with a cider on the hill, watching the sunset and then enjoy a big hearty dinner to line the stomach.

    Day time activities:
    Surfing, volleyball, skateboarding, exploring the town, swimming, sun baking, hiking, cliff jumping, drinking beer, and much more.

    Night time activities:
    Party nights in San Sebastian, movie nights, dinners in our favourite restaurants in the area and visiting the many festivals that dot the region in summer.

  • Stoke House

    Caserio Orortegi,
    Barrio Arrutiegia, s/n,
    20809 Aia, Gipuzkoa

    San Sebastian Pickup point

    The pickup point in San Sebastian is outside the Hotel Maria Cristina at 12:30pm daily:

    República Argentina Kalea 4
    20004 Donostia
    Gipuzkoa
    *We ask that you give us 24 hours minimum in order to confirm your pick up*
    If you are unable to make the San Sebastian pickup time – no stress! It’s super easy to get to San Pelaio Station at Zarautz (alternate pickup point) See How to get there tab for more info. 

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  • How to get here?

    Stoke House

    Caserio Orortegi,
    Barrio Arrutiegia, s/n,
    20809 Aia, Gipuzkoa

    The Stoke Surf House is located in the picturesque town of Aia, just 20 minutes from San Sebastian. Pop the address into your smartphone or email us to arrange a pickup!

    Come fly to us…

    You want to fly to either Bilbao, or Biarritz. Check out Ryanair, Easyjet and Vueling for cheap deal, there’s always plenty of cheap deals.

    If you fly to Bilbao:
    Buses leave hourly from Bilbao Airport to Zarautz (san pelaio bus station). Jump on your pre-arranged pickup from there! Bus timetable Or you can catch the Euskotren to San Pelaio Station in Zarautz and jump on your pre arranged pick up from there!

    If you fly into Biarritz:

    The best way to get to Surf Camp from Biarritz International Airport take a French SNCF train to Hendaye, change to the nearby Euskotren station (located just outside the SNCF station) and take an Euskotren to San Sebastian If being picked up from San Sebastian pickup point at 12.30 or stay on the line for San Pelaio, Zarautz for all other pickup times. Each train ride is between 30-40 minutes, with the total train trip costing less than €10. A coach service also exists between Biarritz airport and the Hendaye train station, via Saint-Jean-De-Luz (change buses there). The coach ride is less than one hour and costs about €4.

    If you fly into San Sebastian:

    The best way to get to camp from San Sebastian airport is to take bus e21 or e23 bus from the airport to San Sebastian which run about every 30 minutes. Get off at the Amara bus stop. From here – if you are in time for the 12.30pm pickup From San Sebastian, meet us outside the Maria Christina Hotel. If not – head to San Pelaio Train station via the Euskotren located across the road from Amara station and make sure you let us know when to come and collect you from Zarautz!

    By Train

    RENFE TRAIN – The train station in the centre of San Sebastián the “Estación del Norte”, offers connections to numerous Spanish cities including Madrid and Barcelona, and to international destinations such as Paris and Lisbon. if you arrive by RENFE Train you can either walk or taxi to Maria Christina for a 12.30 pickup or make your way to the EUSKOTREN to make your way to San Pelaio Station for pre arranged pickup from there.
    EUSKO TREN – There is also an underground railway, the Metro Donostialdea, a train connection with Bilbao and cities along the Basque Coast, such as Zarautz. The service linking it also Hendaye (France) and the SNCF, french rail service, with Lasarte passing through Donostia. You can catch this train to San Sebastian and Zarautz from Bilbao and From Hendaye which is the last stop on the SNCF train in France. You can get off At San Sebastian Station (Donostia) if you plan to jump on the 12.30 daily pickup from Maria Christina Hotel in San Sebastian or the San Pelaio Station (closer to camp) for all other pickup times.

    By Bus

    If you arrive by bus in San Sebastian you can either make your way by foot or taxi to the Maria Christina hotel for a pre arranged 12.30pm pickup or alternatively make your way to San Pelaio Train station, Zarautz for collection at any time. To get to San Pelaio Train station in Zarautz simply walk across the road from the bus station to the EUSKOTREN and jump on a train in the direction of Bilbao.

    If you arrive by bus in Zarautz, we will collect you from the Bus station. Hopefully you’ve pre arranged a pickup so we can be prepared, if not please email us at surfari@stoketravel.com

  • Hola folks! Questions? Ask away in the Ask a Question tab and we will answer right here…

    So what should we bring?
    Beachwear, something to party in, something warm for the night times, a towel, sunscreen and your camera!

    Can I come and have a beer if I’m under 18?
    Unfortunately our drinking age is 18 for the Stoke Surfari, wait a few years brother.

    What will the surf be like?
    We are no water gods and cannot predict the swell, however we will seek out the best breaks for all different levels in the crew.

    Do I need to be a gnarly shredder to come on the trip?
    Not at all! You can literally come on the tour if you have never set foot on a surfboard, but you probably want to be able to swim. We have super rad instructors who will choose the appropriate board and wave for you, start to finish.

  • Reviews & ratings

    • Karli says:

      GOOD MUSIC. HAPPY VIBES. ALL THE STAFF WAS WELCOMING AND GREAT TO TALK TO. THEY REALLY WANTED PEOPLE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME AND PARTY.

    • Jack says:

      F@*# YEAH! WOULD GO BACK THERE AT THE BEAT OF A DRUM. AMAZING STAFF, STEEZY VIEWS, SWEET SURF, GOOD GRUB.

    • Lesly says:

      JAKE AND ROPEY SERVED UP FANTASTIC FOOD WITH A SIDE ORDER OF BANTER AND WE ALL ENJOYED THE BEER AND SANGRIA IN THE EVENINGS.

    • Lana says:

      HORTLY, THIS TRIP WAS AMAZING AND THE PLACE IS VERY BEAUTIFUL!

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  • Good music. Happy vibes. All the staff was welcoming and great to talk to. They really wanted people to have a good time and party - Karli, Spain

  • F@*# yeah! Would go back there at the beat of a drum. Amazing staff, steezy views, sweet surf, good grub - Jack, USA

  • Jake and Ropey served up fantastic food with a side order of banter and we all enjoyed the beer and sangria in the evenings - Lesly, Australia

  • hortly, this trip was amazing and the place is very beautiful! - Lana, Spain

>>> Trip Options <<<


1st June - 30th September

All Inclusive Package

min. 2 nights

Stoke Travel

€ 60

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Trip option: All Inclusive Package

Includes:

  • Stoke surf house dorm accommodation
  • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Daily surf lessons (10am – 12pm) and equipment hire
  • Experienced surf guides
  • Local activities and party nights
  • Cliff Jumping
  • Hiking
  • Slip n Slide

Add ons:

  • Unlimited beer and sangria (10€/day)
  • Party trips
  • Pintxo tours
  • Paragliding
  • Horse riding
  • Yoga
  • Private surf lessons
  • Cider house tours
  • Wine tasting tours
  • Brewery tours and Walking tours

Minimum 3 nights from
1st June - 30th September

Van Surfari

Hunt the best waves in Basque Country!

Stoke Travel

€ 70

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Trip option: Van Surfari

Includes:

  • Stoke Surf House dorm accommodation
  • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Daily surf lessons and equipment hire
  • Transportation to the best waves along the French and Spanish coast
  • Experienced surf guides
  • Local activities and party nights
  • Hiking
  • Cliff Jumping
  • Slip n Slide

Add ons:

  • Unlimited beer and sangria (10€/day)
  • Private rooms (price on request)
  • Party trips
  • Pintxo tours
  • Paragliding
  • Horse riding
  • Yoga
  • Private surf lessons
  • Cider house tours
  • Wine tasting tours
  • Brewery tours and Walking tours

 

1st - 15th July

Zarautz Beach Camp

per night

Stoke Travel

€ 60

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Trip option: Zarautz Beach Camp

Located at our campsite overlooking the beautiful bay of Zarautz.
The Zarautz Beach Camp is a new camping option available only during the San Fermin, Running of Bulls festival period. From this campsite we offer private transport to and from our other campsite in Pamplona so that you can experience a little of everything – How nice are we?

Includes:

  • All-inclusive camping accommodation in Zarautz (tents, mattresses & sleeping bags set up for your arrival)
  • Surfboard rental and lessons provided
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Awesome international and open-minded people

Extras:

  • Unlimited beer and sangria for only €10 per day.
  • Transfer to Bulls camp Pamplona (€15 for a one way ticket) (Available during the Running of the Bulls Period 6th-14th July)
27th - 28th June

Ride with us to the Wine Fight

From San Sebastian

Stoke Travel

€ 85

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Trip option: Ride with us to the Wine Fight

  • Includes:
    • Return transfers from San Sebastian to Haro and back
      • 28th June late afternoon: From San Sebastian to Haro
      • 30th June midday: From Haro to San Sebastian
    • 2 nights camping accommodation in pre-erected twin share tents with a mattress and sleeping bag
    • Swimming pool at the campsite, so don’t forget your bathers!
    • Daily hot, hearty breakfasts (vegetarian option available)
    • A delicious BBQ dinner (vegetarian option available)
    • Cheese & Wine Day at the campsite
    • Red wine for throwing at La Batalla del Vino 2017
    • Awesome campsite parties
    • Even more crazy Stoke Travel staff antics

    Extras:

    • Unlimited beer and sangria for €10 per day

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