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Friendly Surf Camp in Cascais

Cascais Surf School is located in Cascais centre and the surf lessons take place in Carcavelos, Guincho or Praia Grande, according to the best conditions. The school offers a variety of surf lessons for all ages and skill levels. Currently, Cascais surf school is offering: group surf lessons, private surf lessons, students / Erasmus surf lessons, surf trips and surf events (anniversaries, bachelor parties, team building, etc.). Our friendly, responsible and qualified team will teach you the correct process to learning to surf and make Cascais your new home for a couple of days.


  • Daily surf lessons
  • Video or photo coaching
  • Board and wetsuit included
  • Transfer to the beaches with the best waves
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Free surf t-shirt

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 6
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In the historical center of Cascais, the camp is located less than 5 minutes walk to the beaches, restaurants and night life, but also in a peaceful place surrounded by gardens.

The surf camp accommodation is divided in 9 large bedrooms, all designed and furnished to provide maximum comfort and convenience, combined with a unique design. The shared rooms have reading lights and a shelf in every bed, curtains for more privacy and a locker for each guest. We also offer you a wide and fully equipped kitchen, a beautiful and a comfortable garden, a living room and a bar. You can also have a shower in the garden and you can wash and store your board and wetsuit.

There are 5 comfortable shared rooms in the camp with 4, 6 or 8 beds. For more privacy, we also offer 8 beds female only dorm. This surf camp has 5 large private rooms, 1 suite, 2 double and 2 twins. Each room has a unique design to make you feel at home.

Cascais Surf School Surfing Camp Program

We know that one of your main reasons for visiting us is to learn how to surf, or to improve your skills. Not only do we teach you how to surf, we also teach you ocean awareness, environmental awareness, basic pre-surf stretching exercises and, most importantly, your safety.

Our group surf lessons are perfect for friends, family or singles. Whether youve been surfing for some time now or it is your first time, we manage to prepare different surf groups according to each surfers level.

We cover 3 different surf levels, beginners, intermediates and advanced. According to your level, we offer different types of boards, with different sizes and materials, soft and epoxy/fiber boards starting in 5'11 up to 9'0.

Included excursions

Included in the price is a visit to a surfboard factory (on Tuesdays).


The former fishing village gained fame as a resort for Portugal's royal family in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Today, Cascais is one of the most appreciated tourist destinations in Portugal, surrounded by wonderful beaches, gardens and historic villas like palaces.

Cascais is also a natural paradise for surfers, with world-class waves all year round. Cascais, known as the Portuguese surf capital, is a stage of many national and international surf events.

After an amazing surf day, you can have a delicious dinner, choosing one of the many fresh sea food restaurants spread around this village. A sublime cuisine, friendly and hospitable people, world class-waves and a fantastic weather, makes Cascais a privileged destination.

Nearby places

  • Lisbon - 30 minutes
  • Sintra, UNESCO world heritage - 20 minutes
  • Praia Grande - 20 by car/ 30 minutes by bus
  • Carcavelos beach - 15 by car/ 25 minutes by train
  • Sao Pedro beach - 15 by car/ 25 minutes by train
  • Guincho beach - 5 by car/ 10 minutes by bus


Daily buffet breakfast included in the package.


  • Meals and drinks are not included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

Things to do (optional)

When not surfing, you could chill out in the living room, where there is a TV and several DVDs. Or why not have some fun in the bar, where there are plenty of games and good drinks are guaranteed. If you prefer to relax outdoors, there is nothing better than a big garden where you can enjoy the hot summer nights, have a barbecue and enjoy a drink with your friends.

Bodyboard and surfing on the beautiful beaches of Sintra is also an option. In fact, Sintra is known as the capital of romanticism, as it is one of those magical places where man and nature come together, in perfect harmony. Being included in the world heritage by UNESCO, it has an unrivaled heritage with unique palaces and castles surrounded by lush nature. The cultural landscape of the Serra and the town of Sintra represents a pioneering approach to romantic landscaping that had an outstanding influence on developments elsewhere in Europe.

Just 30 minutes from Cascais, Lisbon will steal your heart! Lisbon is one of the main capitals of the Old World and almost 900 years after its foundation, the origins, the people and the light are still there, growing together with all the buzz, music and fashion. Famous for Fado, its historical buildings and monuments, gastronomy, nightlife and concerts, offers a unique experience filled with charm, history and fun.

What's included

  • 1 two-hour surf lesson a day
  • 7 days buffet breakfast
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 24 hours hot water
  • Board and wetsuit rental
  • Free surf t-shirt
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Garden with shower and space to store your board
  • Garden with various areas to relax
  • Living room with cable TV and DVDs
  • Transfer to the beach
  • Video of your surf experience
  • Video or photo coaching on Wednesdays

What's not included

  • Meals and airport transfers are not included.

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The main point of entry to central Portugal is via Lisbon (LIS) airport, which lies 35 kilometers northeast of Cascais.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 31 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.