Surf lessons in Famara, Lanzarote

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Everybody can learn how to surf — no experience required

Surf lessons are your entrance ticket to this healthy, awesome and inspiring way of life. Since the 1960s, surfing has reached millions of people around the planet, and it is still increasing in popularity. Get ready to take on the challenge of the mother of all board sports. Be warned before planning your first surf holiday, SURFING IS HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!

A beginner girl surfing a wave in Caleta de Famara with the guidance of Red Star Surf School

Beginner Surf Lessons

Surf lessons for beginners take place just down the road from our surf school in Caleta de Famara. With 6 km of golden sands and consistent waves all year round, you’re guaranteed a great time. Our passionate instructors will get you riding waves in no time!
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Intermediate surf lesson in action with Red Star Surf School, Caleta de Famara

Intermediate Surf Lessons

If you already have been surfing before and can surf an unbroken wave sideways for at least 5 seconds –a group for intermediates is the right choice for you! Our surf school offers you the perfect set-up. You will learn how to perform manoeuvres and receive plenty of useful tips.
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instructor holding a private lesson on the beach of Famara

Private Surf Lessons

Private surf lessons are the right choice if you are looking for the full attention of your instructor and the best results. Lanzarote has great waves, also nice weather and an experienced surf school team to guide you all the way. Famara Beach is one of the best places in Europe to learn to surf!
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A kid rides a surfboard on a wave at Caleta de Famara, guided by an instructor from Red Star Surf School

Surf Lessons for Children

Surf Lessons for children are held in a secure waist depth where kids can stand, always close to the experienced surf instructor. Group lessons are available for children with basic swimming skills and over 10 years of age. For younger kids, we recommend hiring a private instructor!
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Yoga & Massage

Massages and yoga classes perfectly complement physically demanding water sports like surfing and kitesurfing. Yoga also prevents stiff muscles and accelerates the regeneration process. Amazing sunrises, sunsets and yoga will leave you feeling reborn.
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instructor teaching kitesurf on the beach with Red Star Surf

Kite Lessons

Lanzarote offers amazing conditions for kite surfing, especially during the summer months. The northern part of the beach, Playa Famara is a world-class kite spot, with very consistent wind and waves conditions. The beach is absolutely safe, perfect for all levels of kitesurfing.
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Our team

Our instructors are qualified and certified by the FCS Federación Canaria de Surf, the ISA International Surfing Association, the IKO International Kiteboarding Organization, and the RSLSS Royal Surf Life Saving Society. That’s why surf and kite lessons at our school are safe and fun, as they should be when you deal with professionals.

Course times

We are open from 9 am to 8 pm (from 9 am to 7 pm during winter months). Course times may vary, please always refer to the booking confirmation. If in doubt, you can confirm the exact times with us by phone or our contact form.

How you find us

The Red Star Surf School and Surf Shop are located in the centre of the village, just a few minutes walk from the beach. Opposite the Chiringuito bar and the Otilia supermarket. The exact address is: Avenida el Marinero 9, 35558 Caleta de Famara, Lanzarote, Canary Islands.

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