Surfcamp Gran Canaria: more than surf

surfcamp-gran-canaria-surfcamp-conceptSurf course + accommodation are the basis of our surfcamp Las Palmas, but we also try to set new accents and further we try to enrich your stay in diverse ways. Therefore we aspire after an alternative surfcamp concept.Our goal is to build an alternative surfcamp concept.

In this project we want to present you who we really are and what we reflect, what we believe in, which values we promote and with which principles we identify ourselves. We don’t sell our souls to anything or anyone, we have faith in ourselves and a 100% in our team.

Our fundamentals. If identifying one you are more than welcome!

  • To impart surfing as a special sport, that connects nature, the social components and the physical exercise.
  • We don’t believe in words like “lifestyle”, words and sentences created by a commercialized culture, empty and without any soul.
  • Travellers who want to learn more about a different way of life, the canarian culture and the non-touristic places of the island.
  • Tourists that mainly come for sunbathing and goinging out.
  • The respectful surfing on equal terms. We aren’t better or worse than others.
  • We neither support the macho-sexist advertising campaigns of Quicksilver, nor the ads of Reef which using women wearing only a string thong and use their bodies as objects to sell their products of the surf industry.
  • We like honest people with a big smile on their face.
  • We don’t try to act cool by wearing sunglasses at night.
  • We support art, culture and music
  • Therefore we want to encourage you to create your own work. 50% discount for artists.
  • We want you to get well integrated in the canarian environment, therefore we offer Spanish lessons.
  • We don’t want you to be isolated, 4.000 km away from your home country.
  • We feel responsible for our island, thats why we want to plant a tree with you at our Surfer’s Forest
  • To give something back to the island and not only take from it
  • We believe in a close and familiar contact, so there are just little groups of guests
  • Each person is different, we don’t like big groups, we are not a surfcamp factory
  • The best way to be honest to ourselves is to be independent
  • We don’t  dependent on a brand and we are not sponsered by brands like Rip Curl, Billabong or Quiksilver
  • The best surfer is the one with the biggest smile on his face
  • We don’t believe in competition and not in the statement that most radical and top class surfers are the best