What inspires you to surf? We want to know!

Answer a few quick questions

You have successfully signed up for our newsletter!

Sorry, we have no availability on our site for this listing in the coming period.

Why not try one of these

Captivating Surf Camp Portugal

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English

Get ready to join a surf camp with Alaia SurfLodge in magnificent Portugal where the ocean is bluer than you ever imagine. Feel the quietness of an empty beach and enjoy a fun night out. Listen to the soothing sounds of the sea in the background. Alaia SurfLodge is the perfect place to discover this beautiful piece of coast. Live the dream and enjoy the pleasure of riding a wave!

Meet the instructors

Susana, Bob, & Joana
Read more


  • 5-day surfing lessons
  • Free use of surfing gear
  • Night out in the picturesque Ericeira
  • Transportation from and to the surfing spot
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Surfing insurance

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
Hide all


During this surf camp, you will stay at Alaia SurfLodge villa. This cozy villa is located in the heart of the world surfing reserve. You can choose to stay in a 3-bed dorm or Mellow Yellow room. With two single beds, Mellow Yellow room is a perfect place for two travelers. With the sun shining by the end of the day, it is great to have a siesta after surfing.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Shared bathroom
  • Large living room
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Balcony with a sea view
  • Garden with barbecue facilities
  • Wood oven
  • Chill-out areas


The lessons during this surf camp will be given at several beautiful beaches depending on the surf conditions. Alaia SurfLodge will pick you up at your doorstep. All instructors are qualified and experienced local surfers who can give you the best insider tips as well as professional advices. Joana Andrade, one of the teachers, was nominated for the XXL Big Wave Awards 2015.

Included excursions

During this surf camp, you will go for a night out in picturesque Ericeira.


Born and raised in Ericeira, Susana is communicative by nature. Her enthusiasm about her hometown and the talent for other languages makes her the best guide for anything you might need. She loves to take people into local experiences and show the beauty of this magical place, Portugal.
Born in Belgium and being passionate about snowboarding and surfing, Bob started travelling to try and find the place of his dreams. Soon, he fell in love with Portugal, its people, and especially its waves. A few years later, Bob has explored every corner of this piece of coast and would love to share his lifestyle and passion with you!
Joana Andrade
XXL Big Wave Awards 2015 (Big Wave Surfing)
Joana Andrade is one of the teachers at Alaia SurfLodge. Andrade was nominated for the XXL Big Wave Awards 2015.


This surf camp will take place in Palhais - Ericeria, Portugal. Palhais is a little village located in the heart of the world surfing reserve. This place is a 2-minute drive by car from Ericeira and a 10-minute walk to the legendary beach of Ribeira d’Ilhasy which has one of the longest and most consistent waves in Europe. Palhais is only a walking distance to more than 10 different waves Ericeira has to offer.

Ericeira is a charming traditional fisherman’s village. This place is known for its warm, welcoming people, and world-class waves. You can enjoy the quietness of an empty beach as well as a fun night out. There are many fish restaurants and tiny cobblestone streets between the characteristic white and blue fishermen’s houses. From Ericeira, you can discover Lisbon as the oldest city in the world and the historical village of Sintra which is considered Unesco World Heritage since 1995.


During this surf camp, Alaia SurfLodge provides a self-catering kitchen. Therefore, you can cook your own meals to refresh your day.

Things to do (optional)

  • Make your own Alaia surfboard
  • Practice yoga
  • Stand up paddle boarding

What's included

  • 5-day surfing lessons
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Free use of surfing gear
  • Night out in picturesque Ericeira
  • Surfing insurance
  • Transportation from and to the surfing spot

How to get there

Driving directions from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)

  • Leave Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) on the roundabout.
  • Take the second exit heading north.
  • Follow Oeste on the Auto-Estrada 8 and then Auto-Estrada 21 till Ericeira.

Arrival by airplane

The nearby airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Alaia SurfLodge can pick you up at an additional cost. Please contact Alaia SurfLodge for more information.

Arrival by bus

From Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), you can take the metro or a taxi to the Campo Grande bus terminal. There, you can catch the bus operated by Mafrense to Ericeira. Alaia SurfLodge can pick you up at the bus stop at an additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!
Served by www03 - 8007