Surf School Famara, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Our surf school offers individual and group surf lessons on Famara beach, Lanzarote, daily and year round. Furthermore, we keep the groups small, due to safety reasons, and to give the highest possible attention to each student. Consequently, everybody can have a great time, regardless of knowledge and abilities!
The Red Star Surf School is located in Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote, Canary Islands. A village just in the middle of the Natural Reserve “Parque Natural del Archipiélago Chinijo” most noteworthy a Biosphere Reserve protected by UNESCO. Therefore, Lanzarote is a unique place in Europe, full of history, with warm and pleasant weather surrounded by endless ocean, which provides us waves all year round.
Our instructors are lifeguards certified by the ISA (International Surfing Association) and the RLSS (Royal Life Saving Society). Multilingual courses are available since we speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Russian. We always find the right approach for each student, in conclusion, you will love surfing!
Everybody can learn how to surf – NO experience required!
Surfing is a healthy awesome inspiring experience, it is not just a fantastic sport, but a way of life for millions of people around the world. Since the 1960’s surfing has reached every corner of our planet and it is still increasing in popularity at a faster rate than ever.
We invite you to plunge into surfing atmosphere and to take the challenge of the mother of all board sports. Before planning your first surf holiday, please, take into consideration – Surfing is highly addictive!
If you have never tried surfing before it’s never too late! Here at Red Star Surf we cater for everyone. We will help you to realize your surfing potential at any level. In a safe environment, in addition with the right equipment we help you step by step to achieve the surfing goals set. Consequently, this is exactly what our teaching methodology is based on, the successful and globally recognized educational approach of the International Surfing Association (ISA).
Beginner classes are always held in a secure waist depth where you can stand, always close to the instructor. The classes usually last for 4-5 hours, including a short lunch break on the beach with fruit, water and tasty sandwiches made with fresh local products. More details …
If you already have been surfing before and can surf an unbroken wave sideways for at least 5 seconds – an advanced course is the right choice for you! As a result, you will start learning how to improve your style, how to perform some basic maneuvers while training under the supervision of professional instructors. Get your errors corrected, while receiving plenty of useful tips.
The advanced groups are usually small, therefore more personal. Consequently, the participants are highly motivated. The classes usually last for 4-5 hours, including a short lunch break on the beach with fruit, water and tasty sandwiches made with fresh local products. More details …
We also offer private coaching for all levels. Consequently, you get the full attention of your instructor and the best results. Lanzarote has great waves, also nice weather and the experienced Red Star Surf team to guide you all the way. Therefore, Famara beach is one of the best places in Europe to learn to surf!
The classes can last 2 or 4 hours per day, incl. surfboard, wetsuit and transportation to the spot of the day. More details …
Children over 6 years of age, who can swim, therefore can take part in the surf lessons. The kids are introduced to their first steps in the water, without any stress or pressure. Therefore classes are always held in a secure waist depth where kids can stand, always close to the instructor.
The classes usually last for 4-5 hours, including a short lunch break on the beach with tasty sandwiches made with 100% love and local products, some fruit and water.
Experience has taught us that pure children groups are not very effective. Furthermore, children and adults benefit in many ways from each other and can learn together better and faster. More details …
Life in Famara
You will find people everywhere walking up and down the streets, in addition carrying surfboards under their arms. Consequently, people in wetsuits everywhere, walking bare feet or just skating. The beach Playa Famara is just a few minutes walk from any part of the village, also half the village is not paved and practically part of the beach.
Famara is truly a surfer’s paradise
You have the choice of a lot of surf spots just by walking a couple of minutes. There are beginner beach breaks, also reef breaks, point breaks and a couple of tow- in big wave spots.
Our surf school
You will find the Red Star Surf school and shop on the main road of Caleta de Famara in front of the bar Chiringuito and the supermarket Otilia. The exact address is:
Avenida el Marinero 9, 35558 Caleta de Famara.
Opening hours are from 9am to 7pm (9am to 6pm during the winter months).
For reservations or any further questions, please, call us +34 928 528 808 or write us an email at email@example.com
Surf school schedule
Time to be at RED STAR SURF in Famara: every day at 10 a.m. Group surf lessons, including transfer to the spot, set-up and lunch break, last approx. 5 hours. Small groups up to 8 people per surf instructor. Time to be there for the half day lessons is 10 a.m. or 12.30 pm. Half day lessons last ca. 2,5 hours.
The schedule may change, due to weather and tide. We highly recommend to double check with us, please, call +34 928 528 808
Surf lessons include
- Free hotel pick-up.*
- Return transfer from our center in Famara to the spot of the day.
- All equipment is provided, such as a surfboard according to your surf level, wetsuit, rash vest.
- Practical and theoretical instructions on the beach and in the water, surf exercises, stretching.
- Healthy and fresh picnic lunch on the beach (sandwich with local products, fresh fruit & water).
- Medical insurance.
- Surfing Certificate (min. 5 days course).
- Surf school T-shirt (min. 5 days course).
* Please call us, to confirm the exact time and place. Free hotel pick-up service is offered for full day lessons only.