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The Surf camp

Surf camp Ireland is located in Bundoran, overlooking the world famous surf break known as 'The Peak'. Bundoran is located only 30 minutes from Sligo Town where you can find both airport, bus- and train station.

The region around Bundoran offers great conditions for surfing all year around and is suitable for surfers of all levels. Winter (October to April) is the best surf season for experienced surfers with big clean swells coming from the Atlantic Ocean.

The summer season (May to September) is perfect for beginners due to the warmer water and smaller swells. Regardless of conditions though, Bundoran is ideally suited as a surfing destination for both beginner and advanced surfers as it is situated close to several world class reefs as well as gentler, more sheltered beaches.

Aside from surfing, Bundoran is a great location for cycling, hiking, paragliding, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Surf school

The Surf school is completely mobile. Using the camp's 2 jeeps, lessons can be held at the most suitable wave up or down the coast, depending on daily weather conditions.

Depending on your level of surfing, the surf instructors will guide you and help you to improve your surfing skills. The instructors will be in the water with you at all times and will also carry a waterproof video recorder. Back in The Lodge in the evening, you can analyse the day's video footage together.

We guarantee that after one week at our surf school the complete beginner will be able to surf and the experienced surfer will have improved greatly.

The following is included for students attending the surf school:

  • Accommodation at the surf camp - standard or upgraded
  • 2-3h surf school, 5 days per week
  • Pick up/ drop off at Sligo airport, bus or train station
  • All surf equipment needed
  • Free use of surf equipment after the lessons
  • Breakfast
  • Video analysis of all surf lessons


Surfari is a great option for experienced surfers. Every day there is a different swell, a different wind etc. This doesn't matter if you book a Surfari with us. Every day you will be accompanied by a professional local surf guide who will show you the best breaks of the region.

Your surf guide will tell you all about the spots, how to get in and out, the currents, type of wave, etc. The surf guide will also bring a waterproof video recorder and will take footage of you surfing the local breaks every day.

Apart from providing entertainment, this video analysis is a great way to improve your surfing skills.

Within 30 minutes of Bundoran, there is 10 world class reef breaks as seen regularly in surfing movies and magazines. There is also a great selection of fast and mellow beaches with a multitude of breaks. Your surf guide will take you to one surf spot per day allowing you to explore the local breaks yourself for the rest of the day.

The following is included in the surfari:

  • Accommodation at the surf camp - Standard or Upgraded
  • Surfaris with a local guide every day of your stay
  • Pick up/ drop off at Sligo airport, bus or train station
  • All surf equipment needed
  • Transportation to the best waves of the day
  • Video analysis of all surfari sessions
  • Breakfast


The accommodation at the surf camp consist of 8 ensuite rooms (standard accommodation) and two apartments (upgraded accommodation).

The standard accommodation consists of shared rooms with 1-6 beds. Every room has it's own TV, private bathroom and Wifi.

Groups of 4 to 6 can avail of private apartment accommodation (upgraded accommodation). The apartments are Bord Failte 3 star approved and have private bathroom, kitchen, TV and a nice garden patio.

All linen and towels are provided for both standard and upgraded accommodation. The surf camp also has private parking for all guests.

With unobstructed ocean views from the relaxing lounge, it is easy to unwind in the evening while watching the video analysis of the days surfing. All rooms have TV and there is free Internet access in the lounge. A kitchen is available for cooking.

The breakfast served every morning is a buffet style continental breakfast with plenty of tea, coffee, toast, homemade brown bread, cereal, fruit and juices.


Arrival to the North West is easily done to the main town Sligo, located 32 km (20 miles) south of Bundoran.

Upon arrival, a member of the surf camp staff will collect you from Sligo airport (SXL), bus Station or train station free of charge. The airport has connections to Dublin and Manchester while the Bus and Train stations have connections with Dublin, Galway and Belfast all of which have airports that service multiple cities in the UK and of the rest of the world.

Alternative routes are via Knock (NOC) and Derry Airport (LDY) which service Bristol, London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and East Midlands in the UK. Pick up from either of these airports will cost an additional 40 EUR per car each way.

This camp is rated 4.6/5

Based on 22 surfing experiences

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All in all a very nice accomodation; good staff; good waves Female, age 21, from Germany
August, 2015
Surf n turf Bundoran were amazing. couldn't have been a better stay just wih I could have stayed longer. Female, age 25, from Australia
September, 2014

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