Koala is situated in Hossegor on the French Atlantic coast. It is famous for its perfect beach-breaks, beautiful beaches and some of the best surf spots in Europe. Koala is a stones throw from the world famous surf spots La Nord and La Gravière. Hossegor is touted as the surfing capital of Europe and is known for its powerful waves and has impressive world-class beach-breaks.
The biggest swells come in late winter and early spring, although there are great waves to be explored by all levels of surfers the rest of the season.
The World Surf League (WSL) comes to Hossegor in the autumn (early October), a perfect time for wave hunters with plenty of buzz in Hossegor centre-ville.