Surfing lessons and courses in Biarritz
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    French, English
  • Duration
    from 1.5 hr to 4-7 days
  • Opening seasons:
La Vague Basque-logoOrganized by La Vague Basque

Activity description

La Vague Basque offers you the best surfing lessons on the Côte des Basques beach, in Biarritz. The school offers you group or private surfing courses, for one or several days.

The instructors will stay in the water with you. They are here to support you, to advise you and to help you. If you are a beginner they will help you learn the basics; for the others, the instructors will help you improve your skills. La Vague Basque assures you quality and safe courses all in a welcoming environment!

The surf school has the French Federation of Surfing (FFS) label. Each trainees receive a top quality pedagogical follow-up and a technical evaluation. They must use their knowledge of the marine environment during the course. One of the objectives of La Vague Basque’s surf courses is to make you autonomous. At the end of the course, the school will give you the FFS Surf Pass. It keeps a record of your surfing performances and the level that you are at. 

The spot
The surf lessons take place on the Côte des Basques beach, in Biarritz. This beach offers very good surfing conditions for the beginners. However, depending on the seasons and conditions, surfing courses can be moved to other beaches on the coast.

The Equipment
La Vague Basque provides you with Madness wetsuits. They offer comfort and security. They also have foam boards for the beginners; thanks to them you can be more stable in the water. Your monitor will help you pick the best board (epoxy resin or foam) that fits your level, your physical shape and is adapted to the waves.

The Team
The members of the team are all certified instructors. Each instructor will be in charge of a group of 8 people maximum. You instructor will stay with you in the water to guide you and to advise you the entire time of the lesson.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected


1Group lesson - 1,5 hour
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23 group lessons
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35 group lessons
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410 group lessons
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5Private lesson - 1,5 hour
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Meeting point
At Côte des Basques beach Get directions


Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Super cours
  • 5 / 5

Initiation au surf en toute confiance

Je vous le recommande sans hésiter !
  • 5 / 5

Super adapté à tous les niveaux (je suis débutante, ils ont bien pris le temps de voir les bases avec moi individuellement)

Surf teacher and photographer TOP!!!!!
  • 5 / 5

Surfing is exciting!

Surf la vague basque
  • 5 / 5

Au top ! Super moment

Super !
  • 5 / 5

Bonne plage, très bonne ambiance, très bon instructeur !

Bonne école
  • 4 / 5

Petit groupe, grande durée de pratique, super zone, bon matériel

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