Aldo was born in South Africa and has been surfing for over 17 years. Aldo understands the importance of good instructing and you will always see him in the water with his pupils pushing students onto waves and yelling plenty of encouragement!
ISA-2 (Wave Surfing)
As a youngster Braulio was always seen playing at the shore rolling on the foams, first bodysurfing and after a time with a boogie board. He is qualified with the Portuguese Surfing Federation. He is also a trained & qualified lifeguard and first aid.
Antonio's creative approach to his classes ensure everyone has a fun and memorable time. As a qualified homeopath he also likes to add his alternative knowledge including yoga in his lessons.
from Great Britain, April 2018
"Outstanding surf and yoga retreat!!"
Relaxed atmosphere, clean house full of warm and welcoming people. Great surf instructors who are very professional and positive. Excellent yoga classes to relax from the surf.
from Great Britain, July 2017
"Home away from home"
Amazing place, wonderful and friendly people, delicious food, cosy accommodation, great surf instructors and yoga teacher. Overall - Arrifana Surf Lodge truly are a home away from home, had an amazing time and will definitely be coming back.
from United States, July 2018
"Had a wondeful week in Arrifana! Truly a home away from home"
Surfing and yoga was a great combination and being in the ocean all day was truly relaxing. Coming home everyday to a lovely dinner and having the best team of instructors and volunteers made it a great and relaxing vacation.
from France, May 2018
"Excellent! Rien à dire, que du bonheur!!"
Ambiance extra, nourriture plus que délicieuse et copieuse, hébergement au top, emplacement parfait, rapport qualité prix rien à dire.
Tout est super bien organisé.
Seulement à se reposer et profiter!!
from United States, October 2017
"The perfect surfspot"
The lodge has everything you need! Amazing food, a nice bed and very good and nice surfinstructors. The diversity of visitors makes it a lot of fun too. Sarah and Aldo, are such nice people, they litterly do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. No bad words for this surf lodge. I will deffinetly come back!