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Portugal Surf Hostel

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English
Maximum 8 participants
Breakfast included

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Hostel on the Hill, the perfect place for surfers, hikers, nature lovers, bikers, and everyone who likes to enjoy the beauty of the Southwest Algarve with its impressive beaches that are just around the corner, has partnered with a surf school to offer you a four-day surf camp with daily breakfast, transfers to the spots, and amazing accommodation! The first surf lesson is on the day after the checkmin, the last lessons are on the day of check out.

Highlights

  • 3-day surf course program
  • 2.5 hours surf lessons per day
  • Free use of wetsuit and surfboard during the lessons
  • Transfers to surf spots included
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Dutch, German, Spanish
Group size: Maximum of 8 participants
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
11:30

Facilities

  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Tour assistance

The hostel offers spacious rooms, a communal kitchen to prepare your own meals, a big seating area inside, and plenty of terraces outside to chill in the sun and enjoy the view. They also have a big garden to enjoy the view on the national park, costa viventina. You can add breakfast to your stay or book one of the many activities that are offered nearby like surf courses, diving, SUP tours, kayak tours, dolphin watching, bike tours, and a lot more.

Facilities and amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linen and towels included
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Communal areas inside and outside
  • Big garden
  • Outdoor shower
  • Book exchange
  • Games
  • Tour desk
  • Pet-friendly (on request, in private rooms)
  • No curfew

Facilities and amenities (With extra fees)

  • Drinks, coffee, tea, snacks
  • Laundry service
  • Transfers (e.g. airport pick up, etc.)
  • Bike rental
  • Surfboard and wetsuit rental
  • Beach towels and umbrellas

Vento (Double Room)

This private room is located on the first floor of the house. It has a queen size bed and a cupboard. The shared bathroom is just on the other side of the corridor.

Areia (Twin Room)

This room is located on the ground floor of the Hostel. It has a private terrace, two single beds, a big closet, and a shared bathroom on the same level.

Sol (8-bed dormitory)

The eight-bed dorm has four single beds and two bunk beds. It is located on the top floor of the house and has a private terrace with the most beautiful view of the village "Hortas do Tabual" and the hills around. The shared bathroom is just next door.

Program

Guests can arrive daily but you should notice that the surf courses start normally in the morning. You will have 2.5-hour surf courses per day. Hostel on the Hill Algarve has worked with a surf school normally, a day of surfing goes like this:

  • You will be picked up between 8 a.m. to 12 noon, depending on the tide. The surf school will let Hostel on the Hill know the exact times as soon as the course is booked
  • You will get a wetsuit and surfboard
  • The surf school drives with you to the beach, normally Zavial or Castelejo, depending on the conditions
  • Receive instructions from the surf teacher, warm up, surf, have a break and go for another 1.5 hours of surfing
  • You will be dropped off at the hostel

Please take notice kids are welcome in the hostel but can only stay in private rooms. It is not allowed by the law to have kids staying in the dorms. Kindly inform beforehand if any spot booked is for children.

Location

The Hostel on the Hill is located in the traditional village of Hortas do Tabual, between the national road N125 and Zavial beach, right in the Natural Park of the Costa Vicentina. Plenty of beaches are just around the corner, like the famous surfer beach Zavial, Ingrina, and the Hippie Beach Barranco; to the beaches of Sagres and Vila do Bispo, you will drive about 15 minutes.

The area around the hostel is perfect for hiking and mountain biking. A well-signed mountain bike trail and the long-distance hiking trail Via Algarviana, both pass the house. Rota Vicentina, also a long-distance hiking trail is about two kilometers away.

Sagres and the Cabo de Sao Vicente, the former end of the world, are only 10 kilometers away. To Lagos, with its awesome restaurants, bars, and crazy nightlife, it's 20 kilometers. Several buses a day are running between Lagos and Sagres.

Distances

  • Cabo de Sao Vicente, 10 kilometers
  • Hippie Beach Barranco, 3.2 kilometers
  • Ingrina, 2.8 kilometers
  • Lagos, 20 kilometers
  • Rota Vicentina, 2 kilometers
  • Sagres - 15 minutes, 10 kilometers
  • Vila do Bispo - 15 minutes
  • Zavial, 2.5 kilometers
  • Big supermarkets in Vila do Bispo, 3.5 kilometers
  • Big supermarkets in Budens, 5 kilometers
  • Beach Restaurants in Ingrina, 2.8 kilometers
  • Beach Restaurants in Zavial, 2.5 kilometers
  • Pizza and traditional Portuguese Cuisine in Raposeira, 2.5 kilometers
  • Several Restaurants in Sagres, 10 kilometers
  • Several Restaurants in Vila do Bispo, 3.5 kilometers
  • Small supermarket in Raposeira, 2.5 kilometers

Surf conditions

Surf spot:

 Faro

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Features

Activities

  • Shopping

General

  • Barbeque facilities
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Pet friendly

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Library

Food

Daily breakfast is included in the package.

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

Things to do (optional)

On top of your surf course, you can add a 60-minutes massage for 50 EUR per person

The hostel can set you up with a lot of tour operators nearby that offer all kinds of awesome activities. You can book:

  • SUP-tours
  • Bike tours
  • Diving
  • Dolphin watching
  • Kayak tours
  • Climbing

For an extra fee, the hostel can organize the transport for you, please send Hostel on the Hill an inquiry for more details and prices!

What's included

  • 3-day surf course
  • 2.5 hour surf lessons daily
  • Transfers to surf spots
  • Use of wetsuit and surfboard during surf course
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Lunches, dinners, and other meals

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by train or bus from Faro

Take a train (www.cp.pt, about 13 trains/day) or a bus (www.eva-bus.com) from Faro to Lagos. Take the bus from Lagos to the direction of Sagres (www.eva-bus.com) and get off in Raposeira. Follow the signs to Hortas do Tabual and Zavial beach at the crossing with the traffic lights in Raposeira. You will pass Hortas do Tabual after 2.5 kilometers. Take the first road to the left after you entered the village, pass a big farmhouse, and follow the road down the hill. At the T-crossing, you will see buildings. The first house on your right-hand side is the Hostel on the Hill.

Arrival by train or bus from Lisbon

Take a bus (www.rede-expressos.pt) or a train (www.cp.pt) from Lisbon to Lagos and switch in Lagos to a bus going to the direction of Sagres. Get off in Raposeira. Follow the signs to Hortas do Tabual and Zavial beach at the crossing with the traffic lights in Raposeira. You will pass Hortas do Tabual after 2.5 kilometers. Take the first road to the left after you entered the village, pass a big farmhouse, and follow the road down the hill. At the T-crossing, you will see buildings. The first house on your right-hand side is the Hostel on the Hill.

Arrival by bus from Sagres or Lagos

There are about 15 buses a day running between Sagres and Lagos (www.eva-bus.com). Just take one of those and get off in Raposeira. Follow the signs to Hortas do Tabual and Zavial beach at the crossing with the traffic lights in Raposeira. You will pass Hortas do Tabual after 2.5 kilometers. Take the first road to the left after you entered the village, pass a big farmhouse, and follow the road down the hill. At the T-crossing, you will see buildings. The first house on your right-hand side is the Hostel on the Hill.

for more information please send Hostel on the Hill an inquiry.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • March and November

 

Mid season
  • April - May

 

High season 1
  • June and October

 

High season 2
  • July and September

 

Peak season
  • August

 

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