Surf Office in the News

Who says you can’t relocate your office to Barcelona for a week? Kill the routine and create powerful new ideas with your team in this hip city. As a connection hub, Barcelona is a perfect meeting point if your team is distributed.

What will you get?

WORKSPACE

Workspace

Fast internet with a backup
Meeting rooms & Skype rooms
Natural light & 24/7 access
Projector, flip charts, etc.

ACCOMMODATION

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Private apartments
30 minutes from the airport
Central location
Housekeeping service

FACILITATION

Facilitation

Team building activities
Transportation
Catering
Concierge service in Slack

Ariane, Account manager for UK at Stripe

“Thanks for having us @surfoffice ! We had a fantastic time.”

Ariane, Account manager for UK at Stripe

Igor, Director of Product Engineering at Upwork
“The place was great! The whole setup was very inviting. Overall, recommended to anyone looking for a great work/play type of a get-together.”

Igor, Director of Product Engineering at Upwork

Joe Roberts, CTO at Airbrake
“The little things you did made a big difference; helping us to find and book activities, meeting us on arrival, giving us tips and advice in Slack, providing mobile WiFi, etc.”

Joe Roberts, CTO at Airbrake

Caroline, Team Lead at WordPress
“My team had a great experience at the Surf Office. The wi-fi was super fast, reliable, and the location was perfect for exploring the city. Definitely recommend SO to groups traveling for business or pleasure!”

Caroline, Team Lead at WordPress

Why Barcelona?

Barcelona is a hub of architecture, artists, museums, creative classes and more, making it the perfect destination if you’re looking for a creative spark. When you’ve finished creating the next big thing, you can explore the huge number of bars and restaurants spread throughout the city.

Consider yourself a food-lover? Barcelona is foodie heaven with amazing edibles, especially the tapas! After filling that hunger spot, you can hang out at Barceloneta Beach, check out the Picasso Museum, visit the City of Gaudi with Sagrada Familia or Park Guel, or maybe even go to an FC Barcelona match if you’re a football fan?

To further top it off, Barcelona has an international airport that is easily accessible from anywhere, making it one of the best all-round destinations for a smooth, easy, and enjoyable company retreat.

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The New York Times
“Facilities like Surf Office offer the benefits of an office environment while also providing a place to sleep, have fun and interact with colleagues.”

Let us help you facilitate your next company retreat

We’ll set up your goals, prepare schedule and get maximum output.

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FAQ

👥 How many people can you host?
We’ve hosted dozens of teams with everything from 5 to 60 people. We can accommodate larger groups as well, just get in contact with us here for more information.

 

🏄🏽 Do we have to surf at “Surf Office”?
No at all! Barcelona is not typically seen as a surf destination, and you could just do standup paddle instead if you prefer 🙂 And, of course, you can always surf the web! (Excuse the pun).

 

🐎 Is the internet fast?
You can count on stable and fast internet with a backup option. You’ll also get a little pocket router with mobile internet free of charge so you can stay connected while you explore Barcelona.

 

💡 Can you help us to facilitate the whole retreat?
With the infrastructure (accommodation & workspace) and practical organization (transport, catering, reservations in restaurants, booking activities and trips, etc) you can leave everything to us. If you struggle with organizing the content of the retreat (goals, structure, schedule, hackathons, etc.) we can help using our extensive first-hand experience from hosting dozens of company retreats.

 

🎲 What type of team building activities can we do in Barcelona?
There are plenty of team building activities on offer in Barcelona, with everything from eating tapas, exploring the city on bikes, taking part in yoga or beach activities, and much more! We have plenty of experience with organizing team activities, and can tailor your company retreat to fit your style.

 

💻 What type of work environment can we expect?
A comfortable workspace for a whole team, fast internet, meeting area with projector, flipcharts, thousands of post its and everything you need for a productive brainstormings. Did we mention unlimited coffee?