6 Days Douro River Cruise and Surf Camp in Porto, Portugal

Fun Surf Camp Portugal

Fun and exciting surf lessons in Gaia, Portugal await you. Try one of the best sports in the world and feel the adrenaline rush as you ride the waves. Explore the ocean, develop your surf skills, and learn some new tricks from your experienced instructor. You will also experience a spectacular river cruise, where you will discover the beauty of Douro River. Come and join this trip, and enjoy this incredible experience!

Highlights

  • Guided surf lessons
  • Douro cruise experience
  • Use of surfboard and wetsuit
  • Certified teacher from Portuguese Surf Federation
  • Transportation to and from the beach
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8
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Accommodation

During the surf camp, you will stay at Douro Surf Hostel. It is situated in the historical Gaia, which includes the Douro landscape, classified as a World Heritage Site. It is surrounded by Porto wine cellars, just a two-minute walk from the Douro River and the Dom Luis I Bridge. It is a typical Portuguese building, completely renovated with surf soul and decor, relaxed and calm, perfect to chill after visiting the city or going out to a party.

Douro Surf Hostel is a three-floor building, which one with private kitchen and WC. It has two dorms and two private rooms. All the dorms have individual lockers and individual lights. They also have a common room, where you can meet and mingle with other guests. Free Wi-Fi is also available in every place of the hostel. There is also a luggage store where you can keep your luggage for free, even after you check out.

Palm room

Palm room is located on the first floor of Douro Surf Hostel. It is a couple room or double room (you can choose between two single beds or one double bed). This is the most romantic space of Douro Surf Hostel. Each bed has one individual light to read and a safe zone to save your things. Associated with this room, you have a kitchen and a WC shared with another private room.

Sun dorm

Sun dorm is located on the second floor of the Douro Surf Hostel. It is a six-bed mixed dormitory. Each bed has one individual light to read and a safe zone to save your things. This dorm has a private balcony where you can appreciate the landscape of Porto city and Port wine cellars. This dorm has a private bathroom and kitchen.

Douro Surf Hostel Portugal Surf Camp Program

During the surf camp, you will have three surf lessons, guided by a certified teacher from Portuguese Surf Federation. You will also have a Douro cruise experience, where you will navigate through the river in a typical Rabelo Boat by an hour and discover the beauty of Douro River. On this cruise, surprise yourself admiring the six bridges that make the connection between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

You can see Ribeira, Dom Luís I Bridge, Serra do Pilar monastery, Infante Bridge, Maria Pia bridge, Saint João Bridge, and Freixo Bridge. Coming from Saint João Bridge, you can admire the gorgeous city of Porto, the World Heritage Area since 1996. After passing Dom Luís I Bridge in direction to the ocean, you can not miss the beautiful land of fisherman, Afurada town, with a serene beauty of river and ocean together. It seems like something special, making part of only one life.

Included excursions

During the trip, you will enjoy a spectacular river cruise along the Douro River.

Location

The surf camp will take place in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. Douro Surf Hostel is located two minutes away from Dom Luís I Bridge. There is also a Metro, train, bus, and taxi station nearby, which can be reached in less than five minutes on foot.

Features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • In-room safe
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage room / storage

Services

  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

You will be served daily breakfast during the surf camp.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 Douro cruise
  • 3 surf lessons
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Surf equipment (surfboard and surfsuit)
  • Surf lesson with a certified teacher from Portuguese Surf Federation
  • Transportation from the hostel to the beach and back

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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