REQUENT QUESTIONS

We hope that it will help you to solve your doubts about our courses and surf camps.

AT WHAT AGE CAN I LEARN TO SURF?

Experience shows us that there is no age limit for learning to surf, the only thing you need is motivation, that is, a great desire to enjoy the sensations that this sport offers, but it is important to know that you must have a basic physical tone, (not that of a super-athlete, …) that’s why we recommend that a month (minimum) before you come, you try to go swimming or run continuously on the grass at a frequency of twenty minutes per day for two or three days a week and finish the exercise with a complete table of stretching of the muscles that you use in each case so that you can take more advantage of the classes and suffer less muscle aches or pains from exercises that you are not used to doing.

IMPORTANT. f you have any ailment or illness that makes it difficult for you to adapt to the physical effort, let us know!

WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANCEL MY RESERVATION?

The cancellation of the reservation by the clientele will give right to retain as maximum, as compensation, the following percentage of the required signal:

  • 5% when the cancellation is made more than thirty days before the date set for occupying the accommodation.
  • 40%, if the cancellation is made 30 days or less and more than 15.
  • 60%, if the cancellation is made with 15 or less days and more than 7.
  • 100% when the cancellation is made with 7 days or less.

Standard applied tourist hostel.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO BRING?

It is advisable to take comfortable sportswear, according to the season you come to the camp, sneakers, flip-flops, two towels, one for the beach and another for the bathroom, your ID or passport and health card, complete toiletries, a raincoat, sunscreen and cap.

IF I AM A KID, DO I NEED A PARENTAL AUTHORIZATION?

Yes, we will provide it and your parents or guardians must fill it out and sign it properly.

HOW CAN I PAY?

To make an effective reservation you must pay 20% of the cost of your stay into a bank account in the name of Barrika Surf Kanp S.L. that we will provide you with, the rest of the payment will be made in cash the day you enter the camp.

Or by transfer at least one day before your arrival at the camp.

We do not accept credit cards.

DO I HAVE TO BRING A SLEEPING BAG?

No, it is not necessary, all beds are provided with clean sets every week.

IS THERE A CLEANING SCHEDULE?

Yes, from 10 am to 12:30 pm the rooms have to be empty to be cleaned.

I'M AN ADULT AND WANT TO GO IN SUMMER, DO I HAVE TO FOLLOW THE DATES OF THE KID CAMPS?

No, you can select the dates that suit you as long as we have availability and choose your stay a la carte, both the number of hours of surfing per day that you want to do, as well as the accommodation regime in which you want to come for that you have different offers.

IS THERE A TIMETABLE FOR MEALS?

Yes, breakfast is served from 8:00 to 9:30, lunch from 13:00 to 15:00 and dinner from 8:00 to 10:00. These hours are subject to the schedules of the surf lessons.

CAN WE USE INTERNET?

Yes, computers of free use and free internet connection.

FREE WI-FI

Internet service will be closed from 10:00pm to 8:00am for a better rest.

HOW CAN I ACCESS THE CAMP BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION?

In Sopelana you can take the bus direction Armintza – Plentzia which leaves you in front of the camp or you can go to Plentzia by metro where we will pick you up free of charge. We can also pick you up at the airport.

ARE THERE ANY WALKING AREAS NEARBY?

Yes, for adults in Barrika there are several bars where you can have a relaxed drink without having to take the car.

IS THERE A CURFEW AT NIGHT?

Yes, for kids at eleven o’clock we demand silence and the lights are turned off, adults have free access to enter and leave whenever they want, but from eleven o’clock at night silence is required to rest so the entrance from that hour to be in silence, if the rules of coexistence are not respected the camp reserves the right to terminate the agreement of stay, if the conditions allow it we get up early to surf.

The adults do not live with the minors in the same room, so that the freedom is full, we have electronic keys in each room.

AM I VEGETARIAN, VEGAN, IS THERE A PROBLEM?

No problem, knowing that with time we can arrange for you to enjoy the food anyway.