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This is the LGBT surf camp of South America! Bringing together aspiring and seasoned surfers from the LGBTQ community from all over the world for a week of surfing and fun among friends. This surf camp takes place in gorgeous Praia do Rosa, a beach known throughout Brazil for its natural beauty, perfect waves and rustic-chic vibe. This gay surf cam is open for all skill levels, from absolute beginners to more advanced surfers. All members of the community and allies are welcome!
This surf camp includes overnight accommodation at the Majestic Palace Hotel in Florianopolis with deluxe rooms and breakfast before you check out. After which, six nights of accommodation will be provided at Village Praia do Rosa which consist of shared houses and private en-suite rooms together with breakfast and lunch. Village Praia do Rosa is a small resort that offers indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna and steam room, a fitness center (all inclusive in the price), and a number of very affordable therapeutic massages.
Ever wanted to surf but was too afraid of not fitting in? This annual event started in 2013 as a partnership between Brazil Ecojourneys and Gay Surfers, a social media platform for LGBTQ surfers that has been connecting the community and helping fight homophobia in surfing. All members of the community and allies are welcome!
The program includes five days of Surf Camp with Capitão David School in Praia do Rosa. It consists of lessons for beginners and intermediates, followed by surf clinic with exercises or practices for better performances aided by analysis of videos filmed during lessons or sessions. Experienced surfers will have “surf with a local” sessions and the surf clinic (four hours daily).
You will have one full-day surfari with Capitão David School. The surfari comes with a picnic. You will explore the Southern Coast of Santa Catarina looking for the best spots for your surf session. If conditions are good, you will go up to Farol de Santa Marta, a remote fishing village with a famous lighthouse and good waves. On the way there, you’ll have the chance to see the famous Laguna Dolphins.
David is the founder of Capitão David surf school. It is the oldest in all of Rosa. He has taught generations of beginners and trained some serious surfers.
The surf camp starts off in Florianopolis for one night. After which you will be transferred to gorgeous Praia do Rosa, a beach known throughout Brazil for its natural beauty, perfect waves, and rustic-chic vibe.
The charming capital of Santa Catarina State is a secret that Brazilians kept for themselves for a very long time. The Great Florianopolis region includes the rafting area of Santo Amaro, the hot springs of Caldas da Imperatriz and the Encostas da Serra region, where home stays with organic farmers give a perfect opportunity to get to know rural Brazil.
From Florianopolis you can easily access by road all the major attractions in Santa Catarina, such as the Serra Geral mountains, the Emerald Coast, and Praia do Rosa, one of the best places in South America for whale watching. Direct flights to all the major cities in Brazil as well as Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay, make it also a good starting point for any trip to Brazil.
The surf camp includes a welcome dinner with daily breakfast and lunch. Meals not mentioned in the itinerary are not included in the package price.
Hercílio Luz International Airport
Please book your flight to arrive at Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport (FLN). Transfer from and to the airport is included. The Brazil Ecojourneys will pick you up from the airport.
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