Mundaka Surf Shop & School

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Mundaka Surf Shop & School born more than 25 years as a surf shop known as Urdaibai Biosphere and today is one of the oldest stores of Euskadi surf. It emerged from the initiative of Craig Sage Cotter, an Australian who, like many other surfers, landed in Mundaka in search of its wave swilling.

Mundaka Surf Shop & School born more than 25 years as a surf shop known as Urdaibai Biosphere and today is one of the oldest stores of Euskadi surf. It emerged from the initiative of Craig Sage Cotter, an Australian who, like many other surfers, landed in Mundaka in search of its wave swilling. Love the people and the people decided to stay and did not hesitate to work to introduce surfing in Mundaka, since despite having one of the best lefts in the world lacked the basics, which in this case was the store, which from that moment would buy everything you need for surfing. Mundaka being a privileged place for surfing not yet counted among the people with too many followers, the few who practiced bought their tables and accessories to foreigners or those brought from other places like Sopelana or Donosti. With the opening of the first Mundaka Surf Shop this problem gradually disappeared and the surf was gaining fans. The fever was growing and in collaboration with the store think the Mundaka Surf Club . Then, in the late 90s, he came the surf school, Mundaka Surf School, with a large team of experienced surfers led by Craig own Sage Cotter, who has more than 20 years teaching surfing in Mundaka and transmitting their passion for surfing to each of the students receiving. Thus, Mundaka Surf School every summer is responsible for providing surf lessons to those who want to learn this exciting sport, with qualified by the Basque School of Sport and the Basque Surfing Federation (EHSF) that will teach you the basics of surfing : how to stand, how to catch the waves, etc ... Furthermore, all manual initiation courses and a diploma at the end of them will be given. Mundaka has a recognized value in almost everyone: the wave that breaks on the sandbar at the entrance of the port and is considered the best left in Europe and one of the best waves in the world. The Mundaka wave breaks left, born into a sandbar formed at the harbor entrance and varies depending on the time, and stretches for quite some time to death on the beach of Laida. They highlight its speed and strength that make it a unique wave for experienced surfers, hence be advised to refrain from beginners surf these waves. Although the bottom is sandy, the danger of impact with it exists and it is because the low tides occasionally leave just bottomless center bar which makes it dangerous to surf on this side, so it is recommended that the wave output on this occasion. Mundaka, located at the mouth of the estuary of Mundaka, designated Biosphere Reserve Urdaibai is a unique place for water sports especially in summer. In addition, its location monte-sea allows visitors the option to choose between the beach or stroll through the woods. And if this does not always convince the remedy for the nostalgic asphalt go to Bilbao to do some shopping or a drink is. The most appropriate time to visit is summer, but are also recommended September days in which the first temporary, mild autumn days south or sunny spring days wind displayed. Mundaka also in the surrounding villages as well known as Bermeo, Gernika, Lekeitio and Ondarroa or worth visiting as the caves of Santimamiñe or animated Ibarrola in Oma Forest Valley locations.