Nuqui Surf Camp, Beginners
From US$ 644 p.p. / 5 days / Private tour / Group discount
Surfing Travel Expert
Learn to surf at the Pacific
Enjoy lonely beaches
Swim in tropical waterfalls
Hike through the rainforest
Nestled between the jungle and the Pacific Ocean on the Colombian west coast lies Terquito beach, a sun-toasted lush paradise in a blissfully uncrowded area, only a 30 minutes boat trip from Nuquí Airport. This area has been praised by many as an undiscovered surf paradise and as a “must see” for those who are looking for waves in South America. Thanks to its prodigious geographical position you will find excellent surf conditions for all kinds of surfing skill levels throughout the year. Warm water, majestic nature, humpback whales jumping on the horizon while you’re waiting for your next wave and much more are part of your perfect surf trip to Colombia. The program is designed for all those who want to learn to surf. No prior knowledge is required.
If you want to take your first steps in the world of surfing in front of a virgin and jungle beach, then you are now in the right place. Our surf guides and instructors will transmit the most important techniques of this sport and practice them together. Step by step we will increase the intensity until you manage to surf on your own. The surf spots in the area are perfect to learn. The waves break on a sandbar, which makes them ideal for beginners. The surfing point is located in front of the lodge, so you can easily enter the water and practice between lessons at any time of the day. We will also deliver important information about the tides, currents and safety measures that we must take into account.
As a complement to the program, we will offer other activities to explore the surroundings and to discover the rich culture of the zone. For example, excursions to waterfalls and hot springs, whale watching, visiting the Utria National Park, mangrove forests canoe tours or snorkeling in Cabo Corrientes and much more.
Medellín - Nuquí- Playa Terquito - Termales
5 days / 4 nights
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Flight Medellín - Nuquí (ap. 45 min), boat transfer (ap. 30 min), hotel check-in and first surf lesson. Arrival in Santa Marta airport or bus station. Drive to the Tayrona sector and check in at the Hostel. We will show you the amazing surroundings and give you the best tipps for your stay. Tour briefing and organisation for the next days.
Surf lessons and jungle excursion to the Love waterfall. After breakfast second surf lesson. We will learn the basic techniques of how to stand up on the board and practice together. In the afternoon you will discover the nearby jungle on an exciting excursion. A new adventure with wonderful experiences awaits you. You will have the opportunity to observe the immense biodiversity and listen to the whispers and hums of the jungle. We will reach a small waterfall, where you can cool off. At night, enjoy a well-deserved dinner.
Surf lessons and hike to the hot springs. Breakfast and third surf lesson. Gradually we will increase the intensity. Today you will grab the waves on your own and try to surf on white water. We will put into practice all knowledge acquired in the prior days. In the afternoon we will start a tour to the hot springs. Your guide knows exactly the path and will lead you there. Time to relax. Later you can continue enjoying the beach or book another activities.
Surf lessons and afternoon at leasure. Breakfast and last surf lesson. Early in the morning we walk to the beach to enjoy the last waves. Afternoon at leisure to surf on your own and practice what you have learned or book optional activities.
Departure: Adiós Nuquí!. It's time to say goodbye today. Transfer to the airport and flight to Medellín. End of the program.
Price & Inclusions
From US$ 644 p.p.
1 pax. in shared rooms. Group discount from the third participant. National flight Medellín - Nuquí - Medellín is not included. Full board. On request, accommodation in Ecolodge (private Bungalow).
4 nights accommodation (Farm-Hostel, Private R.)
All boat transfers NQU - P.TER. -NQU
1 x waterfall tour
1 x Whale watching tour (during season JUL - OCT)
ES Guide, Travel insurance
Personal expenses, Tipps
Optional: Accommodation in Private Bungalows
Medellín airport taxes (ap. COP 75K.)
Nuquí tourism fees (ap. COP 10K)
Entrance to the hot springs (ap. COP 12K)
All year round. Daily start.
Physical Difficulty: 3
5 days / 4 nights.
Contact us if you are interested in staying more or less days. We will send you an offer accordingly.
Terquito beach - the hotel area - is 30 min. by boat, a little apart in the middle of the jungle. We offer the following accommodations:
Farm hostel: accommodation in shared rooms. Family hostel, very clean and well maintained. Beachfront. The manager is a surfer, fisherman and boat pilot from the region.
Ecolodge: accommodation in private rooms. As well very close to the waves with seaview
Sun protection, constant hydration, bring some cash (there are no ATMs or banks in the area), and repellent.
The program includes 4 x 1.5h surf lessons, equipment and surf coach. You can use the equipment any time and practice by yourself.
Only for adults (18 years old), children only in company with their parents, no chronic disease and good swimming skills.
We advise to get the yellow fever vaccine. This must be applied at least 10 days before the trip.
All meals are included in the program. If you required special food (vegetarian, vegan) or suffer from allergies, please inform us before starting the tour.
Nearby places and activities of interest
The next town is Termales, an Afro-Colombian community. From Terquito Beach you can start many activities: Utria National Park tour, mangroves canoe tours, birdwatching, frogwatching, hot springs tours, indigenous community tours, hikes through the jungle, surfing, snorkeling or diving, kayaking and fishing.
Every year and only between July and October, humpback whales return to the Colombian Pacific. They can be observed all along the coast, although they prefer quiet places, without pollution and low maritime traffic as the area where our ecolodge is located. The tour is in the program included (during season).
National flights Medellín - Nuquí - Medellín
This flight is not included in the program. Charter flights to and from Nuquí are usually very early and only once a day. 10 kg luggage and 5 kg hand luggage per person are allowed. Satena and Grupo San German airlines offer flights every week.
The cell phone signal is weak. We recommend telling your family that you will be absent during the days of the tour.