Frequently Asked questions

TRANSPORT

The nearest airport is the SOUTH AIRPORT, REINA SOFIA de Tenerife. We make daily transfers to this airport or to the bus station of "costa adeje" in "Playa de las americas" in case your plane arrives at the NORTH AIRPORT. On your confirmation sheet you will find information on how to get there by bus to the south or by rental car. In the contact section you can find the links of bus schedules and car rental.
The schedule of transfers to the South airport is from 9:00 a.m. to 21.00, outside these schedules the client must take a taxi, the taxis from the surf house are reserved by the staff.
The surf house is located in the marazul-wildcat area 10-15 mins drive from playa de las americas, the tourist area of ​​southern Tenerife. Taxis and buses are available from the surf house.
The transport from the surf house to the beach is included in all the packs of surf, if you do not have this service contracted you can hire it part in your booking. There is buses and taxis from the surf house. Bus 473 and 477 direct to playa de las americas Taxi cost around 15€ to playa de las americas.
If you arrive to the South airport we will pick you up at the meeting point that is attached on the email confirmation that you received after make the deposit payment. Staff of the surf camp will be at the meeting point waiting for you and we will contact to you. The meeting point is at the parking at DEPARTURES (NOT ARRIVALS) betwen the doors 5-6 OUTSIDE , you must walk from arrivals to departures to the left 2 min walking. If there is any problem contact with us: i CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS 0034 685 128 689 (transfer airport)
0034 695 373 995 (surf shop )
We do not pick up at the north airport, so if your flight arrives at the north airport of los rodeos-la laguna you have the option of taking a direct bus (343) to the bus station "costa adeje" in playa de las americas where you We will pick you up to take you to the surf house. All this information you can find it on the email confirmation when you finish the booking process. Remember that the airport transfer times are from 9.00 to 21.00. If you arrive on a late flight at night you must take the night bus to the bus station in costa adeje and then a taxi to the surf house or rent a car. The address of the surf house you can find it in our website contact or google maps. CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS 0034 685 128 689 (transfer airport)
0034 695 373 995 (surf shop )

FOODS

Breakfast is included in all the surf packs we haven´t meals service at the surf house. You have the option to cook dinners or lunch yourself at the surf house at the free kitchen, or eat at the different beach bars around the surf school in playa de las americas. Near the surf school in playa de las americas you have a supermarket to do your shopping everyday before we go back to the surf house.

SURF CLASSES

The classes are taught in playa de las americas, the best surf spot in tenerife for surfing, where our surf center is. www.blackstonesurfcenter.com There is different surf spots for different levels around. Is the tourist area and the most famous surf point in Tenerife.
We have two levels normally divided, beginners, standing and control of the table and intermediate level learning already to take walls of the waves and to be managed in both directions of the wave. The groups are of 6 students per instructor also depending on the conditions and level of the participants.
Surf packs do not include classes on the first day or the last day, so the price of the surf pack is not deducted if the first or the last day is not given. We offer you the last day to use the material for free if you have time before your flight back
The surf camp packs of the surf camp include blackstone pack 2 daily surf classes or 1 class and 1 activitiy ( if the conditions are not good for surfing) of 2 hours each class, including theory and practice. Economic pack includes 1 lesson per day or 1 activity ( if the conditions are not good for surfing) of 2 hours each class, including theory and practice. Yoga & surf pack includes 1 lesson per day or 1 activity ( if the conditions are not good for surfing) of 2 hours each class, including theory and practice and 1 yoga session per day (monday to friday) All the material is included in the surf classes as well. The service of the surf center in playa de las americas of showers and lockers is available throughout your stay.
These are the schedules normally of the weekly planing, depending on the conditions of the tides and the waves can be modified something. Classes begin at 9:30 in the morning,pick up from the camp to the surf school in playa de las americas, time for relax and lunch, second class at 16:00 to 18.00 and surf school pick up for surf house about 18:30, if you have hired yoga, classes will be organize at your arrival depednding of the surf courses .
The average age is 20 to 30 years old from all Europe usually, it is an adult camp but exceptions are made with young people over 16 years old with parental permission. The level: 90% of participants in the surf camp are beginners or intermediate, with some or no experience in surfing. We have groups of friends and many solo travelers who find new experience and friends during the week at the surf camp.
We have waves all year round thanks to the privileged location we get swell from northwest in winter and south swell in summer so we have waves to teach surfing all year round. The season with more consistency and larger size of waves is from October to May.
We open every day of the year and teach classes every day of the week.
We open every day of the year and we give classes every day of the week including Saturdays and Sundays.
The canaries are characterized by having a mild temperature all year round, in winter (December to March April) the daily temperature is 23º by the day and 15º by night, in summer the temperature can be more than 30º by the day and 23º at night. The waves: By our location we have waves of south and northwest all year, the season with easy waves is from May to September and of bigger and consistent waves from September to March.

ACTIVITIES

The weekly activities that we do in the surf camp are, snorkel and technique with skate for surfing. They are carried out when the tide is not favorable for the practice of surfing and lasts half a day. If the conditions of waves is not good or the weather is not safe, we have different plans to not get bored, visit the volcano of teide, snorkel, surf skate, hiking ...
There are packs with yoga included but there is possibility to hire yoga other than your pack, the price per session is € 25 or € 125 5 sessions, classes are from Monday to Friday and can be divided between 5 people each class.

OTHER QUESTIONS

We have towels for the bathroom and sheets. We provide also beach towells under a deposit payment-
Most of the people come alone, they are not closed groups, the average age is 20 to 30 years from all over Europe.
There is no fixed day of arrival, you can arrive any day of the week and join any day to surf lessons.
We have 3 types of rooms: 2 shared rooms of 4 people (divided between boys and girls, whenever possible) 2 doubles, 1 twin bed or double bed for two people. 1 Triple for 3 people with separate beds. Bathrooms are shared as living room and kitchen.
Payment is made as a deposit when booking 20% ​​and the rest of the payment will be paid in cash upon arrival at the surf camp.You can find ATMs near the surf school.
In the current situation with covid-19, the deposits of the reservations that for reasons beyond the control of blackstone surf camp have to be canceled (canceled flights, closed borders or due to the client's own precaution) will NOT be returned and will be extended to future reservations until December 2021. Blackstone surf camp cannot control these causes, so if you want to book your vacation in times of coronavirus and you want to have your reservation officially reserved, it will be necessary to make a deposit under your responsibility and of your circumstances. If your flight company has canceled your flights, Blackstone Surf Camp is not responsible for that decision and we will not be able to refund your deposit but we can postpone it until December 2021