Surfana Festival 2017

JUNE 22, 23, 24 & 25 - CHOOSE THE GOOD LIFE

2017 TicketsGet your tickets here!
All about the festival weekend:


Camping de Lakens
Zeeweg 60, 2051 EC
Bloemendaal aan Zee

Checking in at the festival

Checking in:
The check-in will be at the reception of Camping de Lakens. This is the first building you’ll come across when entering the camping. Here you will receive a wristband after your tickets have been scanned. With this wristband you will be able to get acces to the festival and if you have a weekend ticket including sleeping also to the campsite.

Opening Hours - Festival & Campsite

Festival Grounds:

Thursday June 22 19:00 – 22:00 (ONE STAGE ONLY)
Friday June 23 – 09:00 – 00:00
Saturday June 24 – 09:00 – 00:00
Sunday June 25 – 09:00 – 00:00

Campsite (Check-In):
Arriving and checking in at the campsite is possible between the following hours:
Thursday June 22 – 14:00 – 21:00
Friday June 23 – 14:00 – 22:00
Saturday June 24 – 09:00 – 22:00
Sunday June 25 – 09:00 – 21:00

Monday june 26 – the campsite will close at 10:00.
Make sure you’re packed up and heading home before that time!

This means that for the weekenders, you are allowed to sleep over from sunday-monday as well! Better tell your boss you’ll be late on Monday! :)



Parking is not included in the festival ticket. Details about parking arrangements will be announced later.

Are the clinics included in the price?

Some of the clinics and vibes are free, however most of them will cost you some festival-coins.


How do I pay my drinks/clinics/food?

Everything on the festival, including drinks, food, activities and clinics are paid through festival coins, which we like to call ‘Surfani coins’. You can buy these coins on the festival grounds with either cash or debit card (no credit cards).

Can I rent a surfboard and/or wetsuit at the festival?

Yes, apart from the surfclinics where a surfboard is included Surfana Zandvoort will supply some surfboards (limited amount) for you at the festival, which you can rent for 1 Surfani per hour.

Wetsuits are also available in small amounts, rentable for 1 Surfani per hour. Best to bring your own if you have one!

Drugs policy?

Surfana Festival is mainly about enjoying life in a natural and aware state. If you disagree with this vision, we kindly ask you to seek the party elsewhere.

Getting to the festival by public transport

We strongly advice everyone to get to Surfana Festival by public transport as parking spaces are expensive and besides; getting to the festival by public transport is easy!

Take the train to either Haarlem CS or Zandvoort aan Zee and from there hop on the bus 81 for a short ride to the busstop: “De Lakens”.
To make things even easier, use the following OV9292 app:
Plan mijn reis

Is there access to tapwater?

Yes, you can drink the tap water provided at the sanitary buildings from the camping.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?

Bringing own food/beverages onto the festival grounds is not allowed.

If you have a long weekend ticket and you will be staying on the campsite, you are allowed to bring your own food/drinks to consume at your tent or campervan.

Cooking at your tent is only allowed on small camping gas pits.
No open fire and no barbecues allowed!

On the festival grounds itself we’ll treat you with great food and plenty of drinks to choose from.

Can I charge my phone somewhere?

We don’t have any dedicated charging points at the festival grounds, however there are some power points on the campsite for a quick power-nap for your phone.

Can I walk through the dunes?

It is not allowed to enter the dunes by climbing/passing any of the fences. The dunes are fragile and part of a protected nature reserve, so please stay on the paths and respect this rule. If you want some privacy for a ‘nightly walk’ we can advise the beach!

Can I bring my dog or any other pets?

No, the camping has a strict policy which doesn’t allow dogs or other pets.

After Hours

A nightly noise curfew will be in place on the campsite after 22:00. Take note: you will be on a family campsite, so please respect your fellow campers and keep noise to a minimum at night. If you still feel like singing and chatting, we advise you to go to the beach.

Can I take pictures on the festival?

Yes, with exception of professional photo/video equipment, you are allowed to take your own camera and/video camera to take some snapshots. Websites/businesses who want to take professional equipment need to ask permission before the festival starts.

At what time can I take a shower?

On the camping all toilet/shower blocks are open 24/7, so basically anytime you like, but please think about your neighbours and the house rules of the camping, no singing under the shower after 22:00!

Is there first aid available?

Yes, on the festival ground we have first aid.

General information:

Important ticket information

We changed the ticket set-up compared to previous editions, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

Weekend tickets

Weekend + sleeping ticket (€110,-)
– Gives 1 person access to all days and nights of the festival + access to the campsite. This ticket excludes a spot for your tent, campervan or other fancy accommodation option.

Weekend + sleeping ticket Kids (€30,-)
– Gives 1 child up to 13 years old access to all days and nights of the festival + access to the campsite. If your kid sleeps in a separate tent, you will need another tent ticket.

Tent ticket (€30,-)
– Provides you with a tent label that gives you the right to set up a tent on the campsite. Each person staying in a tent needs to have a weekend + sleeping ticket. There is a maximum of 6 people that can stay in one tent. No army (alike) tents allowed.  Max 1 tent per weekend + sleeping ticket.

Campervan ticket (€40,-)
– Provides you with a campervan sticker that gives you the right to park your campervan on the campsite. Each person staying in a campervan needs to have a weekend + sleeping ticket. There is a maximum of 4 people that can stay in one campervan. No trailers allowed.

Special accommodation (TBA)
– This year we’ll have some limited kickass accommodation (like a deluxe airstream trailer) options. If you wish to apply for one please contact for more info.

Passe partout (€85,-)
– Access to all days of the festival – without campsite/sleeping access. So basically daytickets for the whole weekend, with a discount. With a Passe partout you are only allowed to the festival terrain during opening hours.


Thursday evening ticket (€15,-)
– Access to one part of the festival on Thursday 22nd of June, from 19:00 until 22:00.
Friday ticket (€35,-)
– Access to the festival on Friday 23rd of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.
Saturday ticket (€40,-)
– Access to the festival on Saturday 24th of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.
Sunday ticket (€35,-)
– Access to the festival on Sunday 25th of June, from 09:00 until 00:00.

Parking tickets (TBA)
– Later on we will sell limited campsite-parking tickets.

Each ticket comes with a €1 euro service charge. All tickets are tax inclusive.

We remain the right to refuse people that misbehave or don’t respect campsite or festival policies.

Car policy

Besides campervans that have a valid campervan ticket, we will not allow cars on the campsite or festival ground. We advise you to come by public transport. There are parking options nearby the festival area and cost around €15 a day. We hope to make a deal soon and reduce costs, but can’t promise it will happen.

What is Surfana Festival?

Surfana Festival is a unique 4-day festival in the middle of the dunes at Camping de Lakens in Bloemendaal aan Zee. During the festival you can participate in lots of clinics, listen to great live music, eat delicious food and share the good vibes with likeminded individuals from all around the world.

Minimum age?

The minimum age to gain access to the festival is 18 years.
Teenagers and kids under 18 are welcome if accompanied by an adult rightful parent or guardian. Friends/siblings above 18 do not count in this case and we will be checking ID’s at the check in/entrance.
So be aware: people under 18 that would like to come to the festival with friends that are above 18 will be refused.

About Surfana

Surfana is a surf and goodlife collective founded in the summer of 2007. The motivation of the collective is based on a desire to live a life based on love, passion and freedom. This goodlife ideology soon took flight which resulted in more members & several surf schools, camps and surf trips around the world. In 2013 it was time to celebrate and the first official Surfana Festival edition became a fact! More info about Surfana at

Can I bring my kids?

Sure! You can bring your little ones up to 3 years old for free. Kids up to 13 years old that stay the weekend need a kids weekend ticket (€30,-). Kids up to 13 that don’t overnight can join the festival for free (with a max of 2 per parent/guardian).

How do I stay up to date?

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Corporate info

From who do I buy my ticket?
You buy your ticket from : Surfana Producties B.V.  we are incorporated at the chamber of commerce in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) by the number 62360213.

Please send invoices digitally to

Our office:
Raadhuisplein 6A
2042 LR Zandvoort

Our Workshop:
Curiestraat 2H

Our postal adress:
Postbus 1000
t.a.v. Box A22
2260BA Leidschendam

I have a good idea for the Festival

Thats great! We love good idea’s. Please fill out our contact form below.

I want to write about the Festival

Awesome! You can find our presskit here. The password is Choosethegoodlife. If you have more questions please contact Let us also know when you published it. We love that.Thanks!

When will the clinic and music line-up be presented?

We will announce our line-up in the beginning of June. In april we will present you our new website with all the bands and clinics we booked.

Special accomodation {NEW}:


Together with Camping de Lakens we are  facilitating the most beautiful and unique festival accommodations. 


Ever slept in a huge Shoebox??

The KarTent is  something like that but then different. The Kartent is a temporary festival tent made entirely out of cardboard. When you choose this option your not renting the accommodation but your buying the Kartent! After the festival you can bring your KarTent with you. If not we will make sure the tent will go directly to the paper recycling industry so that they can re-use your tent to make toilet paper, schoolbooks, shoe boxes or other romantic things! How Awesomee!!

The Kartent is made out of a high-quality kraftliner cardboard which is able to resist rain.  You can easily design your tent by colouring the outside to make it your  own unique festival home.  The tent should easily last 4 days; exactly the duration of a festival! The Kartent is made for two peope. 

There are two different options for the kartent:

  • Basic kartent (€ 70,-)
  • Kartent including two person airbed  and  two sleeping bags. ( € 130,-)

Tent tickets are included

Book your accomodation

B & Bee Honeycomb Hotel

Do you want a unique sleeping experience during Surfana festival? And don’t want to bring your tent? Book a room in the awesome affordable honeycomb-hotel. An affordable, lockable room for two persons with a 220V socket, usb charging points, light, a heater and a fully made-up bed.

€ 230,-

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De Waard Tent

Do you love camping, but are less impressed with the palaver that is involved with pitching a tent?

Don’t worry!!

We offer a ready-for-use De Waard tent, which sleeps 2, 4 or 6 people. The tent is fitted with beds (incl. mattress but no blankets and pillows) and a fridge. There is a patio with a picnic table & chairs. The only thing you need to bring yourself is the remaining camping equipment, such as cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery, blankets and pillows. 

We offer three different kinds of tents:

  • 2 person (€ 350,-)
  • 4 person (€ 430,-)
  • 6 person (€ 560,-)
Book your accomodation


The Retro Trailer is an awesome trailer intended for families with children or couples (two to four persons) only. The Retro Trailer has a separate bedroom with double bed. The living area contains a luxury double sofa bed.  On arrival you will find a linen pack containing towels, and kitchen linen.  The Retro Trailer has a kitchen and kitchen utensils. The Retro Trailer has a separate room with toilet and washbasin. 

  • Check in on Friday the 23rd June 
  • Your not allowed to pitch a tent next to your accomodation.
  • You’re able to park your car next to your accommodation
  • Check out on Monday morning 26th of June
  • 4 people maximum
€ 530,-
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The Laidbackshack

If you separate the name of this accommodation and look for the definition on urban dictionary. It’s a bit awkward.

Luckily this Laidbackshack is just an epic accommodation that is intended for families with children or couples (two to five persons) only. The Laidbackshack has two bedrooms. One bedroom contains a double bed, the other one a bunk bed and a single bed. It also contains a bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. On arrival you will  find a linen pack containing towels, and kitchen linen.  The laidbackshack has a central heater. The Laidbackshack has a kitchen and kitchen utensils. 

  • Check in on Friday the 23rd June 
  • Your not allowed to pitch a tent next to your accomodation.
  • You’re able to park your car next to your accommodation
  • Check out on Monday 26th of June
  • 5 people maximum

€ 660,-

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