Beginner Surf Weekend -April

Join us for the latest trip, itinerary below:

Fri 4th April

8pm Arrival and Check-In.

8pm-10pm  Tea/Coffee reception at Rougey lodge on the main street. Meet and get to know the group.

10pm - ? Local pubs for a beer or two.

Sat 5th April

Breakfast is served each day from 8am - 11am, and then we will meet in the surf lodge to get our equipment. Your wetsuits, surf boards, lessons, and instructors are all included in the price , as is the private bus taking us to and from the beach.

We will surf from about 12.30 until 3pm each day, a light warm-up and a quick lesson on the beach before taking to the waves to practice. Surf instructors will be in the water with you to give advice and take some action photos. A beginner will only be waist deep in the water so if you fall off your surf board, just stand up!

After surfing the private bus will take us from the beach back to the surf lodge and we will serve hot chocolate and tea coffee to warm you all up. Once showered and changed we will serve soup and homemade bread for a light lunch.

Saturday evening we will have our evening meal and party in Rougey lodge , this is a bring your own beer party. There will be music, drinking, and dancing until late and then onto the clubs of Bundoran (Paris nightclub, let's be honest).

Sun 6th April

Same format for surfing on Sunday: a light self-service breakfast.  followed by Surfing at 12pm.

A light stretch and warm up lesson on the beach, and then into the water again. This is a chance to improve on Saturday's class and have some fun in the water. Instructors will be there to hone on your skills.

Hot chocolate served when we get back to the surf lodge.

Cost:

€99 All Inclusive Package includes:

• 2 Surf lessons and all equipment: surf boards, wetsuits, boots, gloves etc.

• 2 Days Private bus to and from the beach from the surf lodge. (Hot Chocolate reception on return from surfing.)

• 2 Nights accommodation (private rooms available, sleeps 3 people).

• 2 Breakfasts , 1 Lunch

• Saturday evening party at Rougey Lodge

Photos and/or video of your surf lesson will be uploaded to the site for you.  (Perfect for updating your Facebook profile. Our cameras are waterproof for up close action)

Plenty of pubs and clubs to choose from for our evening entertainment, and you to get to meet a lot of great people for surfing too.

Hope to See You in the Ocean Soon ....

Davey

A deposit of €15 is required to secure your place , the balance of €84 is required on arrival.

Car pooling is encouraged and a donation of €10 each way is suggested, please post on the site if you can offer a lift or require a lift.

If you have any other questions, just post a comment here and one of our organisers will come back to you.

Booking will close a few days before the event to get numbers sorted for the surf lodge.

Thanks,

Davey

Tl/dr : Surfing , Food and Party 

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  • Dualtach

    Thanks everyone for making it such a great weekend. Hope to see you all again soon :) there are surf drinks next fri for anyone in Dublin. Safe home everyone!

    4 · April 6, 2014

  • Dualtach

    Hi an android charger was left outside room 16 in rougey yesterday and its gone walkies. If anyone picked it up for safe keeping let me know. Cheers D

    April 5, 2014

  • Geoff

    Just arrived and still the first here.

    April 4, 2014

    • Geoff

      What's your eta jwow?

      April 4, 2014

    • Joao

      Eta 30 mins. LZ on rougey. Over.

      April 4, 2014

  • Gus

    Me and Neil willbe in after 10

    April 4, 2014

  • Gus

    Me and Neil willbe in after 10

    April 4, 2014

  • Gus

    Me and Neil willbe in after 10

    April 4, 2014

  • roland

    What time is the lesson tomorrow, 1130? Want to make sure I have Denise there on time. :)

    April 4, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes its 11.30

      April 4, 2014

    • roland

      Cool, thanks.

      April 4, 2014

  • Ingrida

    Hey guys, I've left my wet-suit to repair in the Surf Girl shop in Bundoran last time I surfed. They have fixed it now and I just wondering if anyone could please bring it back to Dublin for me? Unfortunately I cannot go there on 4th April myself. Thanks in advance!

    March 11, 2014

    • Dualtach

      Yeah I'll have to grab that wetsuit so!

      April 4, 2014

    • Ingrida

      Thanks guys! I'll text you sometime next week to arrange how I can pick it up from you. Btw my number is[masked]

      April 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm planning to go from Galway so if anyone wants a lift from there petrol cost sharing and a map reader/ sudden direction change shouter would be most welcome!

    ...Also if anyone in Galway is any good at attaching roofracks to the roof and could give me a hand please give me a shout!...I'll buy you a drink... :)

    2 · March 12, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks :) Think they have rentals there too btw, did you sort out a lift?

      April 3, 2014

    • melanie b.

      no, i'm just getting the bus up. but that's fine :)

      April 4, 2014

  • Michael W.

    Hi, new tot he group.
    Id be interested in going along. Im more of an improver but would still need to rent equipment. Also have my own car. Look forward to hearing from you.
    Michael

    March 24, 2014

    • Dualtach

      I'm sorted thanks. See you up there

      April 4, 2014

    • Claire R.

      Hi Michael..I tried emailing..it must not have worked. My number is[masked]

      April 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Guys!
    If you have RSVP'ed for this weekend and you know you are going to be a very late arrival (later than 10pm) or not arriving until Saturday morning, please leave a reply to this post. This is a courtesy for the check-in staff so they don't end up waiting for you in vain.
    Thanks! :D
    Maria Elena

    April 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Anymore?

      April 3, 2014

    • melanie b.

      hi maria, i'm gettin a bus from galway and depending what time i finish at uni today i'll either be there at 7.40pm or 9.30pm. see you tonight :)

      April 4, 2014

  • Dualtach

    Hi... Does anyone else leaving friday have room for me? My lift fell through at the last minute.

    April 3, 2014

    • Geoff

      i can do 3?

      April 4, 2014

    • Dualtach

      Its cool I'm sorted thanks!

      April 4, 2014

  • Antoinette M.

    Hi there, Unfort I can't make this however can you let me know when the next trip is on as I would love to go!!

    April 3, 2014

    • Dualtach

      Hi Antoinette, we try to do two a month so keep an eye out. You should recieve an email when the next one is posted. There are also drinks next week if you're in Dublin to get to know the group

      April 4, 2014

  • Gus

    I didn't manage to stand up the last time :-/

    But perhaps whomever is responsible for the action photos, could snap a photo of me on the board and then Ill just add the waves afterwards in Photoshop...

    April 4, 2014

  • roland

    I am collecting Denise at 8am (will be at the lodge by 11am) Saturday morning and have an extra seat in the car. Pick up is at the Bridge Inn in Chapelizod.

    March 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Denise,
      I have tried to contact you by email as you have not left a phone number. Please can you confirm that you are definitely coming and will be joining the meetup?
      If so, I will assume that you will be a late arrival?
      Cheers,
      Maria Elena

      April 3, 2014

    • Denise

      Hi Maria yes I'm definitely coming, I rsvp'd paid the deposit the other day so you should have that? I''ll be travelling up on Saturday morning with Roland and will be there on time for the lesson. My number is[masked] if you need to get in touch. Thanks, Denise.

      1 · April 3, 2014

  • Simone

    Hi guys! At least we rent a car and we are in 3, so if anyone need a lift from dublin I've for sure one free space left in the car.. For 2 I've to check.. We start Friday in the late afternoon.. Ask me without problem :)

    April 2, 2014

    • Simone

      Hi Maria yes for sure! I think we will be there about at 11 p.m. Tnx for your message for the contacts I saw only now :)

      April 3, 2014

    • Simone

      Ok Juan perfect. We can meet in merrion square at the statue of Oscar Wilde? What do you think about this? Can you send me your contact so we can talk as well? tnks

      April 3, 2014

  • melanie b.

    hi, i can't wait to join you all for this :)
    i'm just wondering will anybody be coming through galway on their way there?

    April 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Cant wait !!

    April 3, 2014

  • Geoff

    Hi Maria Elena/Davey. I got the day off so going down early enough. Whats the earliest I can check in ?

    April 2, 2014

    • Geoff

      about 1-2pm?

      April 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oh yes that's fine! :-)

      April 2, 2014

  • Simone

    Hi guys, I'm new of meetup and it's first time that I participate to one.. I'm leaving from Dublin friday evening after work with a friend. Does anyone give a lift to us? Or if someone else leave from Dublin and want join us for the trip just to stay together with luas or bus are welcome. :) Thanks in advance

    March 31, 2014

    • Pia

      Just emailed you

      April 1, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey guys, do you have a free spot? What time do you think you'll leave Dublin?

      April 2, 2014

  • Pia

    Hello everyone! Has anyone leaving from Dublin have a space left in a car for me? I will pay and confirm as soon as that's sorted. :-) many many thanks in advance

    March 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Pia, Don't forget to RSVP if you would like to join the group so that I can add you to the booking list. Cheers! Maria Elena

      April 1, 2014

    • Pia

      Hi Maria, yes for sure, I just wanted to make sure the car hire was a go before committing. Thanks though!

      April 2, 2014

  • roland

    I won't be taking lessons but will be staying in rougeys. It will be cool to meet some other east coast surfers. :)

    April 1, 2014

  • Pia

    Thanks Roland. Looks good. Will confirm in the next 24hrs. Would you know a bus stop near by?

    March 31, 2014

    • roland

      I take it you won't need a lift now? :)

      April 1, 2014

    • Pia

      That's right, worked out in the end. Thanks a mil!

      April 1, 2014

  • Denise

    Hi, is this still open? Would love to join if it is. Also if anyone is driving from Dublin and can give mea lift it would be great :) This is my first time so can you let me know how to go about confirming my booking? Thanks :)

    March 28, 2014

    • roland

      Denise, could you get in touch today as I need to plan a few things for the weekend and need to know if I will be giving you a lift? Offer expires at 9pm tonight. :)

      March 31, 2014

    • Denise

      Sorry Roland ,,, just text you there. If the lift is still open it would be great thansk.

      March 31, 2014

  • melanie b.

    hi there,
    i'd love to come along but would it be possible to come just for the saturday by any chance?

    March 31, 2014

  • Rudnunes

    Hey guys!! I just got in Dublin days ago I brought 2 surfboards 5'11 I don't know where find good waves yet, I'm really keen to surf, I need to hire a wetsuit and a lift

    1 · March 28, 2014

    • roland

      Bundoran is the spot, lots of breaks all around the bay so the wind is always offshore somewhere.

      March 29, 2014

  • roland

    Hey there. I will be up in Bundoran surfing this weekend but won't be leaving till early Saturday morning. If anyone wants a lift up on Saturday, let me know. Coming back mid Sunday afternoon.

    March 29, 2014

  • Gus

    Hi guys,
    Just wanted to check if anyone, perhaps have 2 spots free in their car.

    Thanks in advance

    March 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys, I still need a lift from Dublin, anybody had room in his car for a noob in this group?

    1 · March 26, 2014

    • Davey

      Yeh , send me a number dude

      March 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys! so excited to surf again finally! It´s my first trip with the group (hope the first of many ;) Does anyody have a free spot in the car? I´d like to carpool. Thanks!

    March 11, 2014

    • Davey

      I have a space free for you if you like , leaving from Dublin City centre about 5pm on the Friday

      March 28, 2014

    • Davey

      Pm me your number

      March 28, 2014

  • Daniel

    Hi, Is anyone leaving from Dublin with free spaces able to give me a lift ;)?

    March 18, 2014

    • Davey

      Yeh I replied earlier , drop me your phone number again, cheers

      March 28, 2014

  • Daniel

    Hi, really looking forward to his weekend but I need a lift. Could I go with any of you?

    March 11, 2014

    • Davey

      Yeh cool dude I have a space free. Pack light as it's a small car !

      March 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi I'm so excited I found this group!!! :) I was wondering though, to be a pain, does the price go down at all if you have your own board and car...and basically just need the accom? and possibly some food I suppose..and can you go if you're not a beginner (but somehow, after all the years, still not able to surf?...)

    1 · March 9, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ah no! I'd defo just stick with the group, specially as it's my first one with you guys, was just wondering! thanks for the info, will see ye then. looking forward to it :)

      March 24, 2014

    • Dualtach

      That's fine Martina. We'll finalise numbers a few days before the trip so you should be grand. Hope to see you both up there! D

      1 · March 26, 2014

  • aideen b.

    Ahhh keep having to miss you guys , my wknds off are out of zinc with u guys !! Have great wknd in Sligo and the 4th .. Il be seeing for the trip after :)

    1 · March 10, 2014

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