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About Escuela Cantabra De Surf
ESCUELA CANTABRA DE SURF QUIKSILVER & ROXY "Discover the magic of Surfing with Spain's Nº1 Surf School" Family owned and operated since 1991. Surf school, surf camp, surf house & surf shop. Surf/ SUP/ bodyboard / skate lessons. All ages & levels (beginners/ intermediates & competition). Qualified surf instructors. "Learn with the best" For RESERVATIONS or more information call or write to: Escuela Cántabra de Surf Quiksilver & Roxy: Playa de Somo (Cantabria), (North Coast Spain) Roots since 1991. Contact: David "CAPI" Garcia
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Jose V wrote a review 13 Sep
Cambridge, United Kingdom1 contribution
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I have just returned after spending 4 excellent days learning to surf with a great instructor, Andrea. She was very attentive, friendly and most importantly very good at teaching me how to surf. The beach is perhaps the best one you can find to learn surfing ,as it is very long and has many spots where you can feel comfortable while not bothering more experts and local surfers. The beach fenced by beautiful dunes has very clean water and surrounding scenery is stunning with views to the beautiful city of Santander and the Picos de Europa. The school of surf is very well equipped, with plenty of wetsuits and all sorts of boards to fit your expertise needs. Staff were very friendly at all times, despite being clearly very busy with loads of customers coming and going. The only, but if any, is that the business may be becoming a bit a victim of its own success. Changing rooms are perhaps too small during peak times and a bit uncomfortable. I think that having a "VIP" section for those who are looking for a bit more of comfort may be a good idea. I would not have cared to pay a bit more to use a less busy changing room and have my own wetsuit for the duration of my visit. Something to think about it to provide service to a different customer segment. Thank you all who helped me during my stay, specially Andres (great instructor), Saul for his culinary recommendations, Elisa and Silvia, I think Nacho was the name of the chap who also was very friendly and helpful. Everyone had a smile and always found the time to help despite being clearly very busy. Best of luck and success. Pepe
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Date of experience: September 2021
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ReinierFB wrote a review 2 Sep
Empuriabrava, Spain1 contribution
We absolutely enjoyed 4 days beginner intense course with these guys. Professional, competent, familiar feel and entertaining. We had a blast. Sorry for dropping that corchopan onto your neck Capi
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from DAVID G, Gerente at Escuela Cantabra De Surf
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much. See yo soon
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M B wrote a review Jul 2021
Haarlem, The Netherlands24 contributions9 helpful votes
Instructor was good. Management terrible. Dollar signs in the eyes bigger then the waves. When we registered by mail in advance we received a lot of emails in spanish, no times when the classes started. We had to pay in advance. At arrival we went at the office one day before to ask if everything was correct and what time the class would start. Everything ok, classes started at 11. When our girls got there the next morning, they needed passports. Which wasn't told. Us parents went there to bring the passports, when there, 'the girls are under 18, we need your passports' When I got mad, the boss arrived, they went one hour later. (no waves anymore) I made very clear in the emails when making the reservation the girls were no beginners, they were scheduled with absolute beginners. When I complained after class, the boss/manager handled the situation in a very management style way. When I told him I thought the dollar signs in his eyes were bigger then the waves, he started to realize something went wrong. Luckily, the waves were great, the instructor too. When finished after 5 days, an having paid the full amount I received an email in English with the times an a form they need to fill in at advance. Our girls have surfed a bit around, in Spain too, this was not a very relaxed surfschool.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Charlotte S wrote a review Jul 2021
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Surf instructor Jose ('Huevo Frito') learned us to catch waves from day one. He's incredibely funny, optimistic, experienced and patient. Big smiles every day! He gave us individual feedback in fluent English and made us feel like surfers, even on days with small waves. The school itself is professional and flexible. Only 2 minutes walking to the beach, only 25 euro for a two-hour lesson, wetsuit and surf board. Good vibes :)
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Jack Martel wrote a review Aug 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
I came to Somo wanting to have a good surfing holiday and thanks to this shop my dream was realised! The staff was extremely friendly and I definitely want to come back next year.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from ESCUELACANTABRASURF, Director General at Escuela Cantabra De Surf
Responded 1 Sep 2019
Thank U for your message and words Alexander. It was our pleasure. Hope to see you soon, Best Vibes from Spain
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