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If you have never tried surfing or kitesurfing before, Lanzarote is the place to take the first step. For intermediate or advanced surfers and kite surfers, Lanzarote offers a wide variety of locations that work in all different conditions throughout the year.
Yoga at Red Star Surf is very popular, our relaxing classes will have you cleansed and energized. Amazing sunrises and sunsets with the help of yoga will leave you feeling reborn. Take in the fantastic sceneries and explore this magical place whilst enjoying all Lanzarote has to offer.
Another important part of the surf camp experience is to stay at the surf school base. Share your emotions with other course participants; make new friends from all over the world. Exclusively for the participants of the surf, kite, yoga lessons or surfari, the school base offers perfect lodging all year round. The school base lodge up to 25 people and comprises of shared, double and single rooms, fully equipped kitchens, WCs, baths and roof terraces.
The RSS School Base has a living room, breakfast room and a roof terrace with sea view. Here you can chill out while watching a surf movie or have a nice party, play surfing games or have a dart tournament, anything is possible! If you dont want to share your room with anybody and still participate in the surf house life - a single room is the right choice for you. You can also use this room as a double room.
Red Star Surfs teaching methods are based on the successful educational approach of IKO - International Kitesurfing Organization. They will help you to define real goals in kitesurfing and to achieve them step by step. The speed of the learning process during the lesson will depend on your experience, fitness level, your determination and persistence.
You dont need any background knowledge at all to start learning how to kitesurf. The aim of the course is to help you to get to the level when you can kitesurf on your own. Without any pressure step by step you will learn everything you need to achieve it. All people are different, but we are absolutely sure that everyone can learn to kitesurf. You will acquire the basic knowledge about kitesurfing security and weather conditions, first on the beach and then in the water.
Experienced kiters can also rent our high quality equipment and go kiting assisted by one of the instructors. They also organize kite trips to different spots in Lanzarote and the neighboring islands. If you are not a beginner in kitesurfing and want to brush up your knowledge, moving to the next level, the advanced kite course is just for you.
Professional surfers like Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmor and Cory Lopez practice yoga to improve their performance in the water and to stay flexible and relaxed during competitions.
Yoga and surfing are the perfect combination for every surfer. Surfing and yoga both make you flexible and strong and open your eyes for the beauty around you, as both put you in excellent harmony with your surroundings. The yoga classes meet the physical needs of surfers at all levels and will support your learning experience to the maximum.
The evening yoga sessions focus on relaxing asanas (physical exercises) to regenerate the body after a day of surfing. A mixture of stretches and relaxing exercises help your blood circulate through the body more freely, so you can enjoy the next days surf session without feeling sore or physically tired.
Balance exercises ease your body into inner peace, strength and stability. You will also greatly improve your balance when you are riding the waves. A couple of breathing and relaxation exercises at the end of the yoga class will relax your body and mind. This can also show you how to calm down in the ocean, which is the perfect metaphor for life.
According to the ancient yogic text, the Yogasutra of Patanjali, yoga means The waves of thoughts come to rest in the spirit The same will happen to you while you are in the waves of the ocean.
Red Star Surf School is located in a small quiet fishing village of the Famara Beach on the north coast of Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain). You will be surrounded by waves, mountains and pristine landscapes. The whole north of Lanzarote is a nature reserve protected by UNESCO. Lanzarote and the neighboring islands are provided with waves from all directions because of the volcanic formation and the favorable geographical location. This allows for the best place for surfing and kiting in all weather conditions, with abundance of swell and surf spots that work in all different wind and swell directions. Therefore, the Canary Islands is also known as the Hawaii of Europe. Truly a surfer's paradise!
All surf houses in Famara have a fully equipped kitchen, which you can share with other guests. The small local supermarkets provide a good selection of international and local products. For dinner, Red Star Surf still recommends to go out. Most of the local restaurants and bars are good, inexpensive and provide international menus. Famara offers a choice between cheap and quick Canarian local fast food to fine cuisine. Ask the friendly team for recommendations.
Lanzarote is a true paradise for lovers of cycling. Many tracks pass through the station in Famara. Either cruising along the coast line, to the neighboring island La Graciosa or to the volcanoes. No matter which route you choose, you will always be touring, while being accompanied by stunning sceneries of this island!
Red Star Surf bike center offers you a choice of high quality mountain bikes, beach cruiser and helmets. The mountain bikes have an aluminum frame with special wheels or contact pedals that can be equipped when required. They dont rent out cycling footwear due to hygienic reasons.
Learning Spanish in Spain is without a doubt the fastest and most effective way of getting to know the language. Studying a language abroad allows us to put our new knowledge into practice every day, which accelerates language assimilation. Learning a new language will always be much more effective if it is combined with cultural immersion. Red Star Surf Spanish School offers you the opportunity of studying Spanish in one of the Atlantic Oceans most beautiful islands
Red Star Surf Language Academy is located about 100 meters from the beautiful Famara beach and several surf spots. The Academy is fully equipped with everything needed for a quality learning: a comfortable environment, modern equipments, free Wi-Fi, a small library and above all, an impressive views of the cliff. In Red Star Surf Language Academy, all the teachers are experienced and trained as foreign language teachers.
The surf school is located in Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote, just in the middle of the Natural Reserve Parque Natural del Archipelago Chinijo, protected by UNESCO. A unique place in Europe with warm and pleasant weather surrounded by the endless ocean which provides us waves all year round.
They offer individual and group sessions with up to 8 students per instructor / lifeguard. Their attitude to surfing is making everything possible. They will always find the appropriate approach to each student - you will love surfing! Surfing is not just a sport, it is a culture. They offer you to get acquainted with the culture of surfing in informal conditions together with our crew. Open all year round and every day!
Children over 6 years of age, who can already swim can take part in the surf lessons. Children and adults will benefit in many ways from each other and can learn together better and faster. Without any stress or pressure, the kids are introduced to their first steps in the water. The surfing students get used to the ocean and the waves, then they learn to glide on the water and then come the surfing.
Classes are always held in a secure waist depth area where you can stand and always close to the instructor. The class usually lasts for 4-5 hours which includes lunch and a short break. Red Star Surf also offers private coaching for all levels. Famara beach is one of the best places in Europe to learn to surf with great waves, with nice weather most of the year and experienced Red Star Surf team to guide you all the way.
If you are an experienced surfer, you can try the surfari option. Come with Red Star Surf to the best or most uncrowded reefs, points and beach breaks, which can offer Hawaiian style powerful waves most of the year.
You can get to Lanzarote via some European cities (Madrid, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Milan, Bologna, London, Barcelona etc.). Every traveler can choose among the wide range of flight options offered by airline companies. The main airlines flying to Lanzarote are listed below:
www.iberia.es/gb (via Madrid / Barcelona)
www.spanair.com/web/en-gb (via Madrid / Barcelona)
www.aireuropa.com/uk/en/default.html (via Madrid / Barcelona)
www.easyjet.com/en/ (via Madrid)
www.beintercanarias.com (flights between the islands)
Airfare may vary significantly depending on the season, conditions of the ticket refund, possibility of changing the flight and personal data, and your general preferences as to the class of traveling on board of an airplane. The average round trip ticket from Central European cities to Lanzarote is 50-150 EUR.
From the airport, the most convenient way to get to the surf school is by a taxi cab. The ride will take you 25-30 minutes, and will cost about 35-40 EUR. Taxi is available at the airport 24/7. Or, you can request for a pickup for 100 EUR where Red Star Surf will meet you at the airport.
From the airport, if youre on a shoe string budget, you might want to take a bus to Caleta de Famara. Despite the attractive bus fare, the ride will take you a great deal of time because the bus line frequency is fairly low. The total price of a bus ride will be about 5 EUR. Tickets are sold on the bus. Don't forget to name the bus stop you are traveling to as this is what the price of the ticket will depend on. The maximum banknote accepted on the bus is 10 EUR, so you are better off having some coins on you.
Monday to Friday:
Bus line # 22 from the airport to Arrecifes main bus station Intercambiador, then change to bus line # 20 to Caleta de Famara.
Bus line #23 from the airport to Intercambiador, then change to the line #3 from Intercambiador to Costa Teguise. The bus stop that you need is Playa Bastian. There you change to bus line #31 to Caleta de Famara.
When planning your bus trip, you are strongly recommended to check out the official website of Lanzarote public transportation http://intercitybuslanzarote.es/.