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The Surf camp

Surf Camp Argentina is located in Mar del Plata, a city on the Atlantic coast, 400 km south of Buenos Aires.

Mar del Plata is one of the major fishing ports and the biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina. It is popularly known as 'Ciudad Feliz', the happy city, and is the perfect combination of charming culture, beautiful nature and high quality infrastucture.

Cliffs, ravines, dunes and long beaches are ready for enjoying the sun and a whole range of nautical sports. Some of the most outstanding attractions in the city are the Colon Square, the Torreen del Monje (The Tower of the Monk), Los Troncos neighbourhood and the Harbor.

Nightlife in Mar del Plata has plenty of alternatives: pubs, discos, casino and bingos are ready to receive the most demanding tourists. Theater tickets are sold out when the most important plays of the season are on stage. Mar del Plata is the perfect combination for those who search for tranquility and rest as well as for the possibility of finding everlasting noise and entertainment.

The surf camp is located at Playa Grande, a large beach with plenty of perfect surf spots for all abilities. Some parts has long waves perfect for longboards and beginners, other parts develops perfect tubes for the more advanced surfer.

The area has a temperate climate dominated by masses of humid, hot, sea subtropical air and an average temperature of over 22 degrees C in the hottest months.

Surf school

The surf school is supervised by the international surfer and three times Argentine surf champion Maximiliano Siri and all instructons are given by professional surfers.

For students attending the surfschool, classes are held both in the morning and in the afternoon, six days of the week. All equipment is also included in the package and the on-hand classes are combined with theory classes which are presented in the theater of the Surf Club.

The school is open for all levels, from beginners to surfers who want to improve their technique, and we guarantee that after one week the complete beginner will be able to surf and the experienced surfer will have improved greatly.

The following is included for students attending the surfschool:

  • Accommodation - standard or upgraded
  • Surflessons, twice a day, six days per week
  • Breakfast
  • Theory classes
  • Free use of all equipment
  • Recreational activities

If you have arranged your own acommodation, you can also book surfschool only. This includes one surflesson and all equipment needed.

Surfari

Surfari is a great option for the more experienced surfers. Every day there is a different swell, a different wind etc. This doesn't matter if you are doing a surfari with us. Every day you will be transported to the best wave of the day, no matter where that is on the coastline.

You will be accompanied by a professional local surf guide, who will tell you all about the spots, how to get in and out, the currents, type of wave, etc. You will also receive feedback on how to improve your surfing skills.

The beaches in Mar del Plata offers a lot of different breaks and opportunities for you to get the most out of your stay at the camp.

The following is included in the surfari:

  • Accommodation - standard or upgraded
  • Surfaris with a local guide, five days per week
  • Transportation to the best waves of the day
  • Free use of equipment
  • Breakfast
  • Recreational activities

Accommodation

The accommodation we offer is a surf housein the most exclusive area of the seashore of Mar del Plata City, just two blocks from Playa Grande, one of the most beautiful and exclusive beaches, ideal for practicing surf and other nautical sports.

At the same time, 20 meters away you will have the well-known commercial and "full-of-night-activities" center known as Alem Street. Here you can find a lot of excellent pubs and restaurants as well as all the services needed such as supermarkets, Internet, drug stores, ATM, shops etc.

Depending on your preferences we can offer you two different types of accommodation, standard or upgraded.

Standard accommodation means that you will share a four bed room in the surf house with other surfers. You will also get daily breakfast and cleaning. This is a great opportunity to meet different surfers from all over the world, to share experiences and have a good time.

If you are traveling as a couple or in a group of two people or more, we can also offer you a private double room on the upper floor of the building (upgraded accommodation).

All guests can enjoy the common areas including the multiple-use room with TV, a fully equipped kitchen, garden with barbecue site and a place to store the Surf boards.

If you, or someone in your party, don't plan to surf, you can choose 'Accommodation only', which includes accommodation and breakfast.

Arrival

Arrival to Mar del Plata can be done by air, train, bus or car.

The Airport Brigadier Bartolom de la Colina is only 10 minutes away from the city center, and three airlines can offer more than 40 flights per week from different destinations.

The modern and safe highway Autovia 2 connects Mar del Plata with Buenos Aires in approximately four hours. More than fifty bus companies links the city with the rest of the country.

When you have made a booking, the local surf camp manager will provide you with all detailed info you may need regarding time tables and prices for the buses and trains. we can also help you find the camp by sending you a taxi when you get to the train or bus station.

This camp is rated 4.4/5

Based on 16 surfing experiences

Wave quality

4.3

Accommodation

4.3

Surf coaching

4.5

Staff friendlyness

4.4

Value for money

4.5

Testimonial

Simply awesome! Staff was super laid back ,and the surf instructors were very patient, laid back, and very personable. Didn't even matter that i barely spoke spanish! and surfing was simply fantastic, what a rush! definitely recommend this place to ANYONE! Male, age 26, from Canada
September, 2015
It was great, i had a really good time and improved my surfing alot. Female, age 36, from United Kingdom
September, 2015

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