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Jo Moraiz Surf School

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Jo Moraiz Surf School
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Sep 6, 2018
“top private instructors and fantastic waves”
Jul 9, 2018
“So much family fun!”
Since 1966 the Jo Moraiz surf school has taught surf on the mythical Cote des Basques beach in Biarritz, the European surf capital. The JO MORAIZ surf school is certified by the "Ecole Francaise de Surf" and offers surf camps as well as group and...more
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Boulevard du Prince de Galles | Plage de la Cote des Basques, 64200 Biarritz, France
+33 6 62 76 17 24
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

At my first lesson, Selim asked me what I wanted to learn and perfectly adapted the lessons to that aim (which was reached :). The activities were well considered, which I appreciate very much. Selim (pro surfer in the world surf league) has got a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kerstin F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My family and I took lessons with this school our second day in town. It was quit handy to sign up at one of the tents on the shorefront for the next morning. Our instructor spoke English (thankfully) and our family had a blast! best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steph S
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Biarritz with children for almost 20 years and without a shadow of doubt Jo Moraiz is the best surf school. To start with it is now very easy to book on line and they text the day before to confirm...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent surf instructors on the longest beach in Biarritz the Cote Des Basques. Easy to book on line. However they only take cash and the parking is non existent so be prepared for a long walk down (and back up) a very long flight of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

Best For: The discerning surfer who insists that the wine be just as good as the waves Biarritz is the only surf town in the world with a royal history. In 1854, Empress Eugénie convinced her husband, Napoleon III, to visit the area. They then...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

My two daughters took the three day beginners course at this surf school. Booking was easy online and my initial enquiry was dealt with promptly. The lessons were great and both girls were standing up by the end of the first day. There were instructors...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed January 2, 2015

I had a great experience in June 2014 with the 3 day surf camp that Jo Moraiz runs on Cote des Basques Beach in Biarritz. The three day x 1:30 hour/ day program (mini-stage) was perfect for me over a short break at Biarritz. It...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

I am not an athelete or anything... I was searching for an active sunny escape from sedentary life and work. I contacted them by email and they replied very fast. Their website is clear and you can register from there. The tutors are friendly. They...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2014

Although I'm not sure how it compares to other surf schools in the city but we thought it was very good. Instructors are very friendly and the staff at the tenet very helpful and trusting - they don't make you pay until the end of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank robb354
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We had a great week in Biarritz. We had 3 days course (3x1,5h) and at our second day we were able to surf by our own. I recommend taking two courses for the first day rather than practicing alone in the afternoon. Because the instructors...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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April 29, 2018|
Response from Christophe M | Property representative |
Hi, The surf lessons are located at the beach Côte des Basques in Biarritz by low tides. On the 1st and 2nd of july the surf classes will be in the beginning of the afternoon. The surf group ( 8 people max) are made by age... More
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