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Cliff Surf Camp loves surfing and their goal is to share this love with you. Whether it is your first rendezvous with the magic surf lifestyle or you are already a hooked one, the team cannot wait to greet you on board. In Cliff Surf Camp, every surf lesson is composed in a way that enables joyful, step-by-step, and easy-to-follow learning process. Even though each surf session is unique when it comes to feeling and content, there are core principles that form a solid basis for their surf teaching philosophy.
Settled just two-minute walk from a breathtaking coastline of the Atlantic Ocean, Cliff Surf Camp is a place to be if you are craving for a memorable vacation. A spacious three-level house with open terraces and glimpses of the sea, 11 originally decorated rooms, and its own bar and lounge was created to become your secret holiday escape. This house also offers a fully-equipped kitchen, open chill space, free bikes and long boards, and free Wi-Fi.
All it takes is just 200 meters down the path from your camp to find yourself in pristine and charming Praia da Vigia (Vigia Beach), one of 20 beaches belonging to Santa Cruz miles-long sandy shore. This area is lavishly gifted with great uncrowded waves almost all year round.
Whether you are traveling alone or with a group of friends, prefer privacy or constant company, option for surf or not, Cliff Surf Camp has holiday packages for various needs and budgets. Out of 11 originally decorated rooms, choose one that appeals most to your heart, private or shared, with a little balcony or own terrace, a minibar or a bathtub. Every room has its own shower and toilet. Whatever your choice is, you will find yourself in a tasteful interior with maximum comfort.
Cliff Surf Camp will introduce you to essential safety and surf etiquette rules, ensure your physical and mental preparation for any kind of situations that may occur on water, tell you about favorable or not surf conditions and how to identify them, explain how to deal with surf equipment, and make a surfboard your friend. In other words, they guarantee you receive all the critical knowledge and skills to surf safely.
From Monday to Friday, surf lessons take place at charming Vigia Beach, nestled just 200 meters away from your surf camp. You will enjoy two three-hour surf sessions daily with a 30-minute snack or nap break in between. The class schedules vary from day to day as they depend on ocean tides and weather conditions, but the team will always keep you updated.
At sunrise and sunset, at a fast pace and in meditation-like mode, first on sand, then on water, you will practice all kind of exercises and techniques to master the art of surf, gradually, and joyfully. You will learn how to prepare your body for the surf session with a proper warm-up, enter the water in right place and the right time, choose waves and paddle efficiently and manage breath, stand up on board, hold the balance, turn, and many more things. Each surf session is, therefore, a balanced mix of theory, practice, and rest.
This surf camp will take place in Praia da Vigia, Portugal.
To surf better, one should eat well. This is why Cliff Surf Camp serves delicious and diverse breakfast for you every day. Prepared with a traditional touch and a spoonful of love, your breakfast buffet comprises everything to start a day right, assortment of bread and pastries, cold cuts, muesli, yogurt, jams and jellies, hot and cold beverages, and fresh seasonal fruit.
The breakfast is complimented with a takeaway beach snack, a sandwich, a packet of biscuits, water, juice, and a fruit, to keep you energized throughout entire surf session. In case you do not feel like cooking dinner tonight, pick one from the special menu, like barbecue's, sushi, vegetarian food, and encompassing numerous options from local restaurants and Cliff Surf Camp will manage all the logistics.
From sunrise to sunset, enjoy also yummy smoothies, healthy snacks, and fresh salads from the lounge and bar. In Cliff Surf Camp, they aim to turn meals into a uniting and fun way to get to know each other, engage in interesting conversation, and dive into cultural diversity. Every morning, you will have at your disposal a delicious breakfast buffet. On Mondays, you have a meat barbecue and on Fridays, a fish barbecue. Wednesday is sushi day. Vegetarian meals can be provided for additional charge.
Massage is available at an additional cost and advance appointment is necessary.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS). There is a free pick up on Sundays only, from 12:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m. For the other days, the cost is 60 EUR plus 10 EUR each for extra persons.
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