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Van Surfari Spain & France 2019

Basque coast of France and Spain | 1 – 27 June & 27 July – 31 August
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Van Surfari Spain & France

Includes dorm-style accommodation at the Stoke Surf House, breakfast and dinner daily, prepared by our in-house chefs, surf lessons with board and wetsuit hire daily with experienced guides, transfers to the beach break, pintxo tours and party nights, an awesome Stoke Crew and an unforgettable experience!

Inclusions

Hostel accommodation

Hostel accommodation

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Awesome guides

Awesome guides

Surf lessons and equipment

Surf lessons and equipment

Welcome drinks

Welcome drinks

Yoga

Yoga

Beach

Beach

WiFi

WiFi

Transfers

Transfers

to the local beach break and pickups/drop offs from Zarautz San Pelaio Train Station

Party atmosphere

Party atmosphere

Use 2 or more nights from your Stoke Travel Passport

WE’RE GOIN’ ON A VAN SURFARI 2019

Have you ever heard that song Surfing Surfari? It was by the Beatles, or the Beach Boys, or some other group of fossils, not sure, but it had a real good message… “Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learnin’ how, come on a surfari with me.” Think about the wonders of a surf trip, combined with the adventure of a safari. Travelling up and down the coast hunting WAVES! Doesn’t that just sound wonderballs!? Well, we put one together: Van Surfari 2019. Well, as put together as an off-the-cuff surf trip can possibly be.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Let us explain. We have this bus, and this big stretch of surfing coast spanning Spain and France, so what we’re going to do is cruise up and down the coast looking for waves on our Van Surfari 2019. At the end of every day we’ll retreat to our Surf House, grab a beer, chill out and cook dinner. We’ll drink some beers and trade stories. We’ll decide whether we want to go and party, or not, and once the night is done, whichever we chose to do we know we’ll be waking up and cruising the coast looking for more waves. And in the morning we’re going to head off, taking in the best towns, beaches, tourist attractions and parties this part of the world has to offer. Basically we’ll be chasing the waves and the biggest kicks. Pretty cool huh!?

It’s a simple, yet rad concept. What better way to experience these must-do locations than on a surfboard!? Y’all know we just adore tourism, and site seeing rules, but there ain’t nothing finer than whiling away the hours, doing not so much, parked on a beautiful European beach.

WHERE WE GO…

The Stoke Travel Van Surfari heads to the best breaks of the day along the French and Spanish coast: San Sebastian, St Jean de Luz, Hendaye, Bayonne (party only), Biarritz, Anglet, Hossegor, Seignosse, Zarautz and Zumaia.

Stoke Travel Passport Holders

Holders may book Van Surfari with nights from their Stoke Travel Passport. Unsure what the Stoke Travel Passport is? Check it out here! Your universe will change.

A DAY ON VAN SURFARI

Just like a normal safari, the day’s plan is never set in stone. We’ll be starting bright and early to eat a home-cooked breakfast, and then we pack the van and hit the road in search of the best waves and the biggest kicks of the day! Regardless of how it looks, your days will be filled with delicious food, incredible scenery, world-class waves, and tons of booze.

1

Day 1 - 8:00 – 10:00 am

Wake up to a delicious cooked breakfast whether it be pancakes, bacon and eggs or a ham & cheese omelette.

2

Day 1 - 10am onwards

Jump in the van and head to the best waves of the day. If you’re a beginner, the instructors are there to help you and will have you standing up before you know it!

3

Day 1 - 8pm

After a full day of surfing, it’s back to the house for a nice hot dinner before the option of a party night out. Take advantage of our unlimited beer and sangria for €10 a night to ensure a good time!

Season

Season:

Type

Trip Type:

ON THE ROAD BABY! KINDA.

Because the whole concept of a Surfari is to be out on the open road, hunting those perfect waves. We’ll be cruising between Bordeaux in France and Bilbao in Spain, but we can go further afield if the waves call. At the end of the day, we’ll retreat back to the surf house in Aia.

Locations in Spain – Zarautz, Zurriola (San Sebastian), Zumaia, Bakio, Laga, Mundaka, Sopelana and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.
Location in France – Hendaye, Bidart, Biarritz, Tarnos, Hossegor, Anglet, Seignosse, Moliets and Mimizan.

STOKE SURF HOUSE

Arrutiegia Auzoa, 26,

20809 Aia, Gipuzkoa

43.236300 -2.154170

HOW TO GET THERE

We provide free transfers from SAN PELAIO station in Zarautz at 9am and 1pm.

It’s important to let us know which one you’d like to jump on ahead of time! Make sure to add on a transfer when booking. If you haven’t booked one yet please make sure you do so prior to your arrival.

Email: surf@stoketravel.com

Phone:+34 661 713 683

Check GoEuro for the best deals on flights, buses and trains for how to get to the Basque Country.

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 Pelaio, Zarautz for all other pickup times. Each train ride is between 30-40 minutes, with the total train trip costing less than €10.

If you fly into San Sebastián:

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 and across the road you’ll find the San Pelaio Train station. Jump on the Euskotren 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 make your way to the EUSKOTREN heading to San Pelaio Station for pre arranged pickup from there.

EUSKOTREN – 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 Zarautz from Bilbao and From Hendaye which is the last stop on the SNCF train in France. Jump off at the San Pelaio Station for your pickup.

By Bus

If you arrive by bus in San Sebastian make your way to San Pelaio Train station. 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.

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Inclusions

Hostel accommodation

Hostel accommodation

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Awesome guides

Awesome guides

Surf lessons and equipment

Surf lessons and equipment

Welcome drinks

Welcome drinks

Yoga

Yoga

Beach

Beach

WiFi

WiFi

Transfers

Transfers

to the local beach break and pickups/drop offs from Zarautz San Pelaio Train Station

Party atmosphere

Party atmosphere

Use 2 or more nights from your Stoke Travel Passport
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Van Surfari Spain & France
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1 - 27 June & 27 July - 31 AugustAll-Inclusive3 or 6 nights
80/ Per Person

(flexible bookings, low deposit, and group payments)

Hostel
1 - 27 June & 27 July - 31 AugustAll-Inclusive3 or 6 nights

Includes

  • Stoke surf house dorm accommodation or camping accommodation
  • Surf in Spain and surf in France, with a new location every day depending on the weather and waves
  • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Transportation along the spanish and French coast
  • Experienced surf guides
  • Daily surf lessons and equipment hire
  • Pick up/drop off transfers to and from the train station (San Pelaio station in Zarautz)
  • Local activities and party nights

Extras

  • Unlimited beer and sangria for only €10 per day.
  • Cider house tours
  • Wine tasting tours
  • Brewery tours and Walking tours
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Van Surfari Spain & France Reviews

The surfari was incredible


Dave

Good atmosphere, fun activities, cool staff! Loved meeting all the participants and drinking beer with them. Surfing spots were great.


Eduardo

Nice surfing classes, chill people around, easy going feeling. Would love to go again. Campside was nice.


Carmen

Loved the traveling to find the best waves! Really had great waves and great surfing. People were loveable, cool staff!


Juan

Everyone was really social, easy going and it was easy to make friends. There was a great party-atmosphere and the surf lessons were great. Fell in love with surfing!


Annabella

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Van Surfari Spain & France

Start Date: 2019-06-01 End Date: 2019-08-31


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