10 Reasons Why a Family Summer Surf Camp is the Ultimate Summer Vacation

May 11, 2023

Have you considered a family summer surf camp for your next family vacation? A family-friendly surf camp is a surf camp made for the whole family and It's a great option for your next summer vacation.

Not only can a family surf trip bring your family closer together, it can provide opportunities to make new friends and experience unforgettable adventures, among many other reasons.

In this post, we'll explore 10 reasons why a family summer surf camp is the ultimate summer vacation, not only for the kids but parents too! 

Family Bonding

Attending a Family summer surf camp is a bonding experience. There is no doubt that surfing together as a family creates a unique bond and shared memories that will last a lifetime. At a family summer surf camp families have the opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime. Life goes fast, so finding time to strengthen things like communication and trust is a beautiful thing. A family summer surf camp offers hands-on experience on learning to communicate in the water and out of the water, which can be a great tool in maintaining a strong relationship.

Promotes an Active and Healthy Lifestyle 

A summer surf camp offers a unique opportunity for families to learn and practice an active and healthy lifestyle together. As everyone is experiencing new foods and activities like surfing and fitness together in a new environment, it breathes new life into these activities and offers a shared experience! This can give the whole family a new outlook on life and the motivation to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Additionally, the physical activity of surfing itself releases endorphins and adrenaline, which can help create a positive approach and outlook. Family summer surf camps are a great way to get out of a rut and start creating a routine together as a family in which everyone thrives.

Outdoor adventures in nature 

Spending time in nature is one of the most significant things that families can do together. Exploring beautiful beaches, observing wildlife, and experiencing the ocean are all great ways to disconnect from technology and reconnect with the natural world and each other.

A father holding his child while sitting together at the beach, looking at the waves.

Family surf camps provide an excellent opportunity for parents and guardians to take a break from daily demands and spend quality time with their loved ones while engaging in physical activities.

Learning a new Skill 

Surfing teaches a variety of skills, such as balance, strength, patience, and focus. It also provides a sense of freedom and the opportunity for personal growth. Attending a summer surf camp is a great way for the whole family to learn or improve in their surfing together.

A surf instructor showing his group the correct standing position on a surf board

I remember the first time I surfed with my kids. I was so excited to finally get in the water with them. It was an exhilarating experience, watching my daughter catch her first wave and ride it all the way to shore was unlike any other feeling of accomplishment I've felt to date. We've both been hooked on surfing ever since!

Beach Break Surf Camp is the place to book a family summer surf camp because it offers a family friendly atmosphere, a beginner friendly surf break and coaches that are used to working with children. Learn about upcoming family summer surf camps at BBSC. 

Relaxation and Stress Relief 

The ocean and waves can have a calming effect on the mind and body, reducing stress and anxiety. Riding a wave is also an unforgettable experience that offers the opportunity to quiet the mind with an added rush of adrenaline.

Surfing is very much a mental and emotional activity that can provide a holistic sense of well-being. The benefits vary for everyone, but there it's undeniable that surfing is awesome for your mind, body & soul. Teaching the younger generation skills like surfing can help them develop skills like focus, patience and how to regulate their moods and emotions.

Two kids surfing the waves while having the best time of their life, laughing and giggling.

Meeting new People

Family surf vacations are a fun and social way to learn to surf and meet other families who share your passion for travel and surfing. It's a great opportunity for both children and parents to connect with other families and become part of a global community.

Offers a Safe Environment

The key to a fun and relaxing family vacation is to choose a safe environment. Family surf camps like Beach Break Surf Camp offer peace of mind because they work with professional instructors and cater to families. Choosing an environment like Beach Break in Playa Venao you can guarantee a laid-back and family-friendly atmosphere, making your experience even more enjoyable. Learn more about how BBSC was designed specifically for families. 

A surfer holding his surfboard above his head with the kid on it holindg it while laughing.

You Leave with a Unique & Memorable Experience 

A family summer surf camp is a unique and memorable vacation that will stand out from other typical summer trips. Family surf camps often offer a range of activities beyond just surfing, such as yoga and waterfall adventures. This can be a great way to keep the whole family engaged and entertained during your trip.

Little girl waxing her first surfboard

No matter what the task is, from something as simple as waxing up the board to finally getting the wave of your life, surf camp offers so many great experiences for the whole family. BBSC also offers the option to customize your experience, so be sure to ask about how to make your trip suite your specific needs. 

Accommodations Made for Families 

Many family surf camps offer accommodations that are specifically designed for families, such as larger rooms or suites that can accommodate parents and children together. Beach Break Surf Camp was designed by parents and avid surfers, so you can rest assured that it's safe for kids of all ages. Since all villas are ground level, all rooms are family friendly and centrally located, not to mention, the rooms are absolutely gorgeous, while being still super comfortable. Beach Break is the perfect spot for your next family surf vacation, browse family surf camp options and find out more about Beach Break Surf Camp's all-inclusive family surf camp.

Learn about Ocean Safety and Conservation

In addition to providing professional surf instruction tailored for young kids, BBSC’s family summer surf camps also offer educational opportunities to help young surfers learn about ocean safety, marine life, and environmental conservation. This is a great way to teach children about how to stay safe in the ocean and the importance of protecting our oceans and beaches.

There are so many more reasons why a family summer surf camp is the ultimate summer vacation! To find out more contact us at a Beach Break Surf Camp or check out our all-inclusive & unforgettable and Family Surf trips.

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