Swell Surf Camp Blog

Read the latest news about Swell Surf Camp Surf & Yoga Holidays here

surfboard fins

SURFBOARD FIN SETUPS EXPLAINED

SURFBOARD FIN SETUPS EXPLAINED Have you ever done research while looking for a new surfboard? If so, then you’ll know that there is an overwhelming amount of information on there on making the right choice. THE SURFBOARD FIN Fins for your board are no different. They are available in a variety of sizes, materials, setups, …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
active learn to surf holiday

SURFBOARD DESIGN 101

SURFBOARD DESIGN 101 Surfboard shaping and design have both changed significantly over the last few decades. Shaping trends are constantly changing. In the seventies, the twin-fin fish began to dominate line ups. Surfers were completely enthralled by the newfound speed and maneuverability of a shorter board. In the eighties, the thruster was designed and changed …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
wave guide

SURF , WAVE, SWELL AND BREAK TERMINOLOGY

SURF, WAVE, SWELL AND BREAK TERMINOLOGY THE ULTIMATE WAVE GUIDE Topics covered and explained in the Surf, waves, swell and break terminology: Understanding Swell Ground Swell Wind Swell Understanding Wave Formation Concave Refraction Convex Refraction Understanding Surf Breaks Beach Break Point Break Reef Break Wave anatomy The Peak The Shoulder The Face/ Wall The Lip …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
WHAT SURFBOARD SHAPE

WHAT SURFBOARD SHAPE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

WHAT SURFBOARD SHAPE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? It’s no longer mainstream to ride only high-performance shortboards. In fact, it’s no longer mainstream to ride anything mainstream. Today, at any given lineup you will, of course, find your standard shortboards, but you will also be met with a plethora of fun size crafts, grovelers, twin fins, …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
understanding wave forecasts

UNDERSTANDING SURF FORECASTS

UNDERSTANDING SURF FORECASTS Decades have passed since surf travel has required reading nautical charts, packing weather radios, and crossing your fingers that your destination had some trace of swell. Gone are the days of surf exploration, where any hidden stretch of coastline could possess the often sought after—yet rarely found—perfect wave. Today, we open our …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

KITESURFING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC It’s not just the surfing that is top class in Cabarete, in this updated 2019 Kitesurfing Dominican Republic guide you will find info on where and when to go, as well as all other relevant kiteboarding info to plan your kitesurfing holiday to the Dominican Republic with ease. In case you are …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
Learning to surf after 40

LEARNING TO SURF AFTER 40

LEARNING TO SURF AFTER 40 IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO START SURFING? The title of this post reads ‘learning to surf after 40’ but could easily read ‘learning to surfer after 50, 60 and upward’ LEARNING TO SURF AT AN ‘OLDER’ AGE ‘Surfing? But you’re 42 years old’ – even if nobody actually says …

Continue ReadingContinue Reading
Follow Us on Instagram

  • Think of Swell as the anti-surf camp. There’s plenty of surfing, of course, but the similarities to other camps end there. For starters, the rooms are stylish — more boutique hotel than reggae-loving surfer digs. Then there are the legendary breakfasts (omelets, pancakes and crepes, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and fruit bowls). Structured surf lessons take place each morning, with an instructor alongside you and the head surf coach watching from shallow water, ready to offer learn to surf tips between riding waves.”

    Reference Source:
    [Frommer’s Travel Guides]

  • “Surf, Relax And Stay in Comfort”

    We hope you will join us on a Surf & Yoga Holiday in the Caribbean.

    surfing camp holiday