6 Best Surfing Hostels for Surfer Fans and Party People

Looking for some beaching and surfing hostels to pick up a surfboard and hit some gnarly waves around the world? You can join some classes to learn surfing, meet other surfing boys and girls, and enjoy the easy-going surfer-atmosphere. Here we from Gomio.com collected some of the best surfer’s havens where you can have some wicked fun before you even have the chance to say – surf’s up!

Best Surfing Hostels for Sports people

1. Selina Hostel Playa Venao Las Escobas del Venado, Panama

This is one of the best hostels in Panama City! Selina Hostel has a beautiful beach front with ocean view, and even its own restaurant. Combining Surf Fun at this hostel with an outdoor swimming, Selina Hostel Venao Beach is a truly social fun hostel! You can find and book Selina Hostel Playa Venao Las Escobas del Venado here.

Las Escobas del Venado, Panama

2. Sagres Natura Sagres, Portugal

Another great spot in Portugal for learning how to surf is the Sagres Natura in Sagres, Portugal. The hostel offers different packages you can book for every type of surfer. And beside the awesome skill of learning to surf, this hostel has all the comforts of a home. The Living Room at the hostel contain a TV, DVDs, and of course surf videos, surf music. The big kitchen is a big plus too – cook your own some energy meals here after a hard day on the board. All surfers and guests enjoy their drinks at the hostel bar of the tropical garden. Jump in on of the hammocks, play some board games (read here more about social games at Hostels), or practice some yoga. What do you think? Will you be missing anything else here?! You can find and book the hostel Sagres Natura Sagres here.

Sagres Natura Sagres, Portugal Learning to Surf at Sagres Natura Sagres, Portugal

3.  Boat Harbour, Australia – Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers

Surfers chilling out after the day’s rush at the Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers Hostel  community dining area/kitchen.Set on 6 acres of natural, Aussie bush land, the custom-built cabin dorms compliment the laid-back, surfer lifestyle. But more importantly, so does the 5 minute walk from One Mile Beach.   

Not so polished on your surfing skills? Good thing there are surf lessons across the street. When you’re burnt out on waves, swap the surfboard for a sand board to surf the dunes. There’s even koalas on the property… how cool is that?Or gather a group from the cabin’s community kitchens, dining and lounge areas, or decked areas to go for a snorkel dive, whale-watching cruise, or winery tour. Check out Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers in Boat Harbour, Australia!

Dude, there’s even koalas on the property… how cool is that? You can find and book the Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers here.

4. Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal – Alentejo Surf Hostel

Surfer fanatics might faint sizing up the 60 km of sparkling coasts in Mediterranean climate surrounding Alentejo Surf Hostel in Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal.

Surfer Girl at  Alentejo Surf Hostel in  Alentejo Surf Hostel Vila Nova de Milfontes

Varied wave conditions means that the beginner and expert can surf nearly side-by-side. After tearing up the sea, grab a beer from one of the beach bars, grill up some grub at the hostel BBQ area, or lay back and relax on the hostel terrace afterward. And if you feel like jamming out, the Alentejo Surf Hostel is in the heart of festival land, with Musics of the World and Sudoeste Music Festivalin close enough proximity for you to get off of your beach bum and go boogie with the beats.

5. Taghazoute, Morocco – Smashed! Surf House

Suit up at Smashed! Surf House, they’re included in the hostel price!It’s all smooth surfing at the Smashed! Surf House in Taghazoute, Morocco, where one room price includes beach front accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, surfboards, wetsuits, surf instruction, and on-call vans to haul you to the best waves of the day.

Besides some wicked Moroccan surfing mayhem, you know what else gets us stoked? Smashed Surf House contributes 10% of profits to the work of SurfAid in poverty stricken areas of Mentawai. You can find and book the Smashed Surf House here.

6. Taghazout Surf Hostel, Taghazoute, Morocco

Another Surfing Hostel in Taghazout is the Taghazout Surf Hostel. This surfing hostel is located just a 2-minute walk from Taghazout Beach, and it offers a rooftop sun terrace overlooking the sea. And overall it is cheaper to learn surfing in Morocco than in Europe.

Surfing in Marocco - Taghazout Surf Hostel

The 5 beautiful side effect of surfing

Somehow it is a beautiful dream of many people to go to the beach and to hit some waves with the board. The famous relaxing surfer-atmosphere is another reason why you should give it a try.

beautiful side of surfing - meeting surfer girls meeting surfer boys - beautiful side of surfing

1. Meeting surfer girls

2. Meeting surfer boys

3. listening to handmade guitar music and surfer music – Cheers from Jack Johnson!

4. Legendary Boat Parties and Hostel Parties

5. Being at the beach – how awesome is that?!

Boat Parties at Surf Hostels Surf Music and Atmosphere

Life is better at the beach

Last but not least, we think this here can be interesting for you as well. Here are 6 Life lessons you can learn from surfing. So, what are you waiting for?

Have you ever stayed at a Surfing Hostel?

This post was updated at 09/04/2014


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