Montañita has held workshops focused on looking after the beaches in Ecuador.

MONTAÑITA | The city of Montañita and the Mingas organisation for the sea have held workshops focused on looking after the beaches in Ecuador. Students from the state university of Quevedo participated in the workshops. This project aims to educate the community on the amount of rubbish that is found on beaches in Ecuador and generate a change of awareness in which we understand how the pollution of our beaches affect so that we take responsibility for this problem.


The surf city certification

LACANAU | Lacanau manifests its pioneering role of surf city, first with the national recognition by the French Surfing Federation in 2015, and now becoming member of the World Surf Cities Network. During a famous competition called « Lacanau Pro » in 2015, Laurent Peyrondet, Mayor of Lacanau, President of the Médoc Atlantique Tourism Office, was awarded the very first Surf City certification by Jean-Luc Arassus, President of the Fédération Française de Surf (French Surfing Federation).


ERICEIRA with 3 Blue Flags beaches

ERICEIRA | This year, Ericiera maintains the same number of Blue Flag beaches. This award recognises the quality of the beaches and its waters. The Blue Flag programme also focuses on environmental awareness through education and outreach.


Groundswell project

HUANCHACO | Groundsweel project brings to Huanchaco women the possibility of become surfers. At the beginning there were only 4 local girls surfing. Now there are more than 50 and growing. The Groundswell Casita Club will be open soon.


Surfing Fimar

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIAS | Surfing has been present at the International Sea Fair (FIMAR) of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where the Association of Surfing Schools of Gran Canaria revealed its offer and organised a full programme of activities for all ages.