Location and neighbourhood

Cantabria is a region of outstanding natural beauty and there are a huge number of outdoor activities on offer here which will allow you to enjoy the great outdoors and will guarantee you’ll never get bored!

Across the bay from Santander, Koa Surf School is situated near to the town of Somo in the neighbourhood of Arna. Here you’ll find some of Cantabria’s largest and most beautiful beaches. The neighbouring beaches of Puntal, Somo and Loredo make up the largest stretch of beach in Cantabria – totally nearly 8km in length. They are part of the first Nature Reserve of Surfing in Spain.

The neighbouring beaches of Puntal, Somo and Loredo make up the largest stretch of beach in Cantabria – totally nearly 8km in length.


In addition to surfing and SUP, there are many other activities you can try in the area such as:

  • Bike or horse riding
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Climbing
  • Potholing and much more

Or, if you’d rather a more urban-adventure, you can cross the bay and explore the elegant city of Santander with its great shops, museums bars and restaurants.