Frequently Asked questions

TRANSPORT

The nearest airport is the SOUTH AIRPORT, REINA SOFIA de Tenerife. We make daily transfers to this airport or to the bus station of "costa adeje" in "Playa de las americas" in case your plane arrives at the NORTH AIRPORT. On your confirmation sheet you will find information on how to get there by bus to the south or by rental car. In the contact section you can find the links of bus schedules and car rental.
The schedule of transfers to the South airport is from 9:00 a.m. to 00:30, outside these schedules the client must take a taxi, the taxis from the surf house are reserved by the staff.
The surf house is located in the marazul-wildcat area 10-15 mins drive from playa de las americas, the tourist area of ​​southern Tenerife. Taxis and buses are available from the surf house.
The transport from the surf house to the beach is included in all the packs of surf, if you do not have this service contracted you can hire it part in your booking.

FOODS

We have different packs with different options for the meals during the stay in the surf camp. If you do not have meals included you have the option to cook yourself at the surf house, or eat at the different beach bars in the americas. Near the surf school in playa de las americas you have a supermarket to do your shopping and a mini market near the surf house to make more basic purchases. If you have meals included, Meals are held in the surf bar on the beach, just in front of the surf school, usually around 13:30. Dinners take place at the surf house at 8:30 p.m.
If you have any kind of intolerance or are vegetarian we recommend you take the pack without meals and make use of the free kitchen of the surf house as our daily menu may not suit your needs.
We have a fixed daily menu per week, made up of variety of meat fish vegetables pasta, rice, pizzas ... and a weekly fish or meat barbecue.

SURF CLASSES

The classes are taught in playa de las americas, the best surf spot in tenerife for surfing, where our surf center is. www.blackstonesurfcenter.com Punctually we move by the conditions of the waves to the beach of the medano also.
We have two levels normally divided, beginners, standing and control of the table and intermediate level learning already to take walls of the waves and to be managed in both directions of the wave. The groups are of 6 students per instructor also depending on the conditions and level of the participants.
If your flight schedules allow and the class schedules also, you can incorporate the same day of your arrival to your first surf class. Surf packs do not include classes on the first day or the last day, so the price of the surf pack is not deducted if the first or the last day is not given.
The surf camp packs of the surf camp include 2 daily surf classes of 2 hours each class, including theory and practice. All the material is included in the surf classes as well as the accident insurance The service of the surf center in playa de las americas of showers and lockers is available throughout your stay.
These are the schedules normally of the weekly planing, depending on the conditions of the tides and the waves can be modified something. Classes begin at 9:30 in the morning, lunch 13:30, second class 16:00, school pick up for surf house about 18:30, if you have hired yoga, classes will be given at dusk on 19:30 at the surf house. Dinner is served at 20:30.
The average age is 20 to 30 years old, it is an adult camp but exceptions are made with young people over 16 years old with parental permission. The level: 90% of participants in the surf camp are beginners or intermediate, with some or no experience in surfing.
We have waves all year round thanks to the privileged location we get swell from northwest and south so we have waves to teach surfing all year round. The season d such consistency and larger size of waves is from October to March.
We open every day of the year and teach classes every day of the week.
We open every day of the year and we give classes every day of the week including Saturdays and Sundays.
The canaries are characterized by having a mild temperature all year round, in winter (December to March April) the daily temperature is 23º by the day and 15º by night, in summer the temperature can be more than 30º by the day and 23º at night. The waves: By our location we have waves of south and northwest all year, the season with easy waves is from May to September and of bigger and consistent waves from September to March.

ACTIVITIES

Tenerife offers all kinds of excursions in the sea or in the mountains, we have collaboration with other companies for excursions of sighting of whales and dolphins or diving. Reservations are made 24 hours in advance and has an extra cost. If you want to visit the island it is advisable to rent a car, we recommend you on our website, in the contact section, our best quality car rental company.
The weekly activities that we do in the surf camp are, snorkel and technique with skate for surfing. They are carried out when the tide is not favorable for the practice of surfing and lasts half a day. If the conditions of waves is not good or the weather is not safe, we have different plans to not get bored, visit the volcano of teide, golf, snorkel, paddle surf ...
There are packs with yoga included but there is possibility to hire yoga other than your pack, the price per session is € 20 or € 100 5 sessions, classes are from Monday to Friday and can be divided between 5 people each class.

OTHER QUESTIONS

We have towels for the bathroom and sheets.
Most of the people come alone, they are not closed groups, the average age is 20 to 30 years from all over Europe.
There is no fixed day of arrival, you can arrive any day of the week and join any day to surf lessons.
We have 3 types of rooms: 2 shared rooms of 4 people (divided between boys and girls, whenever possible) 2 doubles, 1 twin bed or double bed for two people. 1 Triple for 3 people with separate beds.
A payment is made as a deposit when making the reservation of 20% and the rest of the payment can be paid in cash or credit card upon arrival at the surf camp.