Hendaye Surf School

Surfing lessons for Kids and Adults

There are dozens of surf schools in Hendaye. Over the years and experiences we got to know them and have selected for you the one that meets our quality charter: pedagogy, infrastructure, friendliness... for Hendaye, we have chosen one of the best surf schools on the Basque coast! Whether you are alone, as a couple, with your family or as a group, Ocean Adventure will perfectly meet your expectations. Call us to book your surf course at 0033 (0)7 83 88 57 70

Book surf lessons in Hendaye

Book now your surfing session on Bidart by paying 50% deposit. Specify the day in the comments, we will call you back a few days before the course (no later than 48 hours) to give you a schedule.

Basque Coast Surf School, Hendaye

Our surf school is located in Hendaye. You don't have to carry any heavy equipment you're right on the beach!

Hendaye, a surf spot for beginners and intermediates !

The long beach of Hendaye (3.5km) is a garden for beginners. The waves are rarely too big and this very flat beach slows down the swell and allows surfing on all occasions unless the swell is really low (less than 1m and 6-7sec of period). >
When the swell is really big, there is only one solution: go to the fallback spot of Hendaye.
Be careful as everywhere, the spot does not work at high tide and at low tide the size of the waves tends to decrease. The swell disappears completely at low tide.
The advantage of this range is that it is very large, it has many peaks.
This spot is ideal to start surfing!

With its 3 kilometres of width, Hendaye unrolls the largest fine sandy beach on the Basque Coast.
It is here that Pauline Ado, 2009 Junior World Surfing Champion, surfed her first waves. Thanks to its policy of preserving sensitive natural areas, Hendaye also has a "wild" aspect along the Corniche road.

From the giant wave of Belharra (Urrugne) to the "green slopes" for beginners in Hendaye Bay, the extreme south of the Basque coast cultivates an unusual diversity of spots, and reminds us that the best surfer of all is the one who takes the most pleasure.

Surf lessons and courses in Hendaye, on the Basque coast

Ideally located, you will enjoy a high quality surfing course and spend 1h30 in the water !

Remember to book in advance because in summer and during school holidays, slots are taken on 7 days and there is no place for last minute bookings.

What to bring for my surf lesson?

We provide the board, wetsuit, monitor and transport if the ocean is in a storm and you have to leave the area to go to a fallback spot. Simply bring a swimsuit to put under the wetsuit, a towel, clothes to change after and a bottle of water.

At what time are the classes?

We organize the courses about 2 hours before and after low tide

with normal coefficients of 50/70. This may be more with lower coefficients but in any case,

we organize the groups ourselves according to age and levels

in order to give you the greatest satisfaction possible . We will therefore contact you 48hours before the lesson day to give you your schedule according to the tides but also the "reliable wave and weather forecasts".

Surfing Lessons and Rental Rates
in Hendaye

We offer you two rates: seasonal and off-season. Here is the off-season rate:

Collective Surfing Courses

1 lesson : 32€

3 lessons : 96€

5 lessons : 160€

Rental of Surfboards and Stand Up Paddle

1h Surfboard : 10€

1h of SUP : 20€

Surfing lessons
Beginners to advanced

From beginner to intermediate and advanced level, we will find the right wave to progress without age or gender limits. Your surf instructor will be able to accompany you throughout your training.

Surfing sessions:

  • a maximum of 8 people per instructor for a high quality coaching
  • all material is provided
  • foam boards for beginners
  • resin boards for intermediates and confirmed
  • wetsuits and accessories
  • essential safety measures directly related to the conditions of the day
  • practical and personalized advices on the beach and in the water

Live your dream, spend your holidays with us !

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