4 Days Surf Camp in Matosinhos, Portugal

  • Matosinhos Surf Camp Hostel, Matosinhos, Porto District, Grande Porto, Norte Region, Portugal

4 Days Surf Camp in Matosinhos, Portugal

  • Matosinhos Surf Camp Hostel, Matosinhos, Porto District, Grande Porto, Norte Region, Portugal

Exhilarating Portugal Surf Camp

Surfing is an ambitious sport connected to a chilled-out lifestyle. This camp is all about having fun as a beach break suitable for beginners and experienced surfers. Experience pure joy while surfing with Matosinhos Surf Camp, where the ultimate connection between wave and surfer is unique and breathtaking! You should give this camp a go. If you have always liked the water and life on the beach, you will leave this camp loving surfing even more.

Highlights

  • Daily surf lessons
  • Surf gear for the lessons
  • Photos and video analysis with surf theory
  • Complimentary use of skate boards
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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You can choose between hostels accommodation, single, double, or shared rooms at the Matosinhos Surf Camp. Internet and TV access are also provided as well as bed linen, towels, and storing of valuables.

This surf camp has a laid-back vibe and accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. The price of this camp includes all the equipment needed and suited for all levels of surfing.

Surf lessons

Your surf instructors or coaches are qualified surf instructors and are educated in both surf practice as well as theory. They will offer you their knowledge and help you with tips and tricks on land and in the water. Every surf camp day includes two surf lessons and surf gear for lessons.

Certified surf coaches

Your surf coaches are certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation, which includes a complete theoretical and physical training towards the teaching of surf, as well as emergency medical procedures. They are surfers who have trained hard to provide you with a true exciting and safe surf experience. The instructors are in the water with you, always helping you into the best waves of your life and not simply observing from the beach.

Oporto Fish Surf Camps enforces a ratio of one instructor per eight students and employ an assistant for each instructor for extra safety, effectively giving a 2:8 ratio of teaching staff to students. Your instructor and assistant will be assigned to your group for the duration of your stay. Each day, you will achieve personal targets discussed with your instructor each lesson.

  • João (Jójó) Soares

    Portuguese Surf Federation (Bodyboarding)

    Joao has 25 years of surf experience. He is a Portuguese Surf Federation certified surf coach, which includes a complete theoretical and physical training towards the teaching of surf as well as emergency medical procedures. He has more than 15 years of teaching surf and body boarding.

This camp will take place in Oporto, Matosinhos beach, Portugal. It is situated close to Oporto city center. The school is located at Matosinhos beach.

Nearby places

  • Oporto city, 9 kilometers

The price of this retreat includes breakfast. You will have access to the kitchen in order to prepare your other meals. You will have access to the kitchen in order to prepare your other meals. There are several restaurants and shopping places near the surfcamp and a meal for 8 EUR is easy to find in the camp surroundings.

With just a short distance to the city center, you will encounter a wide choice of bars, clubs, restaurants, and many cultural attractions that will make you discover the laid back and friendly lifestyle of the Portuguese.

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 4-day surf course
  • 8 surf lessons
  • Daily breakfast
  • Free use of skate board
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Photos and video analysis with surf theory
  • Surf gear
  • Airfare
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Porto Santo Airport (PXO).

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Verified BookSurfCamps.com reviews

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    Review by Silke Scholz from Portugal

    PROS Pros: The kindness, friendlyness, ... they always gave constructiv advises, werd always laid back and calm.It was such a pleasure. They brought the kids quickly to next surf levels.Great experience for the kids.They even booked additional Lessons.

    2017-Aug-21 09:35:29

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    Review by Roxana Biliuta from Spanish State

    2017-Aug-01 16:38:44

Testimonials

  • Review by Silvia Vajay from Ausralia
    10 out of 10

    "My experience with Fish Surf School was really amazing. I took with them more then 15 group classes. It was just really awesome. They are very professional, friendly, helpful, and motivating. Thanks to them, my experience was unforgettable. They have great instructors and a great place to learn to surf! Wishing you best of luck, dearest Fish Surf School."

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  • Review by Sun-Young P.
    10 out of 10

    "My friend and I spent four days in Porto and we took one-day course Saturday morning, and it was great! I was a real beginner (with no experience in surfing or skate or snowboarding, but the staff encouraged me throughout the course and I really enjoyed it! The whole staff were so, so, nice, absolutely lovely, and the experience was amazing. Wish I had more time in Porto to do more classes, but will definitely try to come back to Fish Surf School. Thank you for this unforgettable experience!"

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  • Review by a traveler from Romania
    10 out of 10

    "I took a personal trainer and the experience was amazing. This is my first time surfing and the trainer was very helpful. The information that he gave me I put in practice and I had an amazing experience! I recommend! "

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  • Review by Kim B. from Germany
    10 out of 10

    "The teachers were really friendly and help you a lot during your first surf lesson. I can totally recommend this surf school."

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  • Review by a traveler from Greece
    10 out of 10

    "Nice beach, easy access, very friendly guys, great spot for beginners, and intermediate surfers. Matosinhos area is great for seafood also."

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  • Review by a traveler
    10 out of 10

    "Friendly, professional, unintimidating, fun, and very easy to get to. Get off the bus at the southern end of the beach, at the roundabout where there is the huge red netting sculpture, and, when next to the beach, cross over to your right. The school is based in the ground floor of a block of flats with a secured changing area. The team was very welcoming, with good English, and several years of teaching experience. It is clearly a big passion of theirs. The children who were there enjoying summer school activities looked like they were having a great time, building water confidence, learning about the sea, and how to surf. We were taught in a small group and everyone got personal attention. The beach is safe, shelving gently, with varied wave conditions along its width for different abilities, and fine sand. The water seemed clear too. The wetsuits provided were warm and fitted well, and boards in good condition. I think everyone managed to stand, if only for a short time, during our session, and everyone certainly managed to experience the buzz of catching a wave! 15 EUR very well spent! I may even go again tomorrow!"

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  • Review by Paulina Saba
    10 out of 10

    "First and foremost, I would like to compliment all the staff that work here. Jojo has been the most amazing instructor! He has helped me out since day one and made the whole process of starting the school super easy. Every instructor takes their time to explain and correct mistakes. I have been placed in a surf school hostel, which truly feels like home away. I have had the most amazing week and I felt like part of their family! Thank you and I hope to be back."

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  • Review by Anna P. from Denmark
    10 out of 10

    "Must-do for people who love water sports. I had a private lesson with Pedro, who is totally professional, and loves his job. He explained everything in details, provided helpful tips and totally convinced me to love surfing! Fish Surf School provides all the equipment needed and they speak English. The only regret I have is that I couldn't come back next time... Will definitely do it when I visit Porto next time."

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  • Review by Jose D.
    10 out of 10

    "If you have never experienced Surfing, I advise coming down to Porto, Matosinhos and try this adventure. It's an adventure of a lifteime! Fish Surf School has the best surf teachers in town and helped me develop my surf! Thanks JoJo, Michele, Paulinho, Ricardo, and Pedro! You are the top!!!"

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  • Review by Marion F. from Portugal
    10 out of 10

    "My son has spent this week at the Fish Surf School, his first surfing experience, and it has been amazing. Very professional, patient, and caring staff who were great with the kids. Very well organized and I felt that he was in safe hands. He now has the basic knowledge of surfing and I´m sure he will have more lessons in the future with Fish Surf School. A big thank you to João and his fabulous team."

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  • Review by a traveler from Germany
    10 out of 10

    "My fiance and I took a Sunday afternoon of surf lessons. It was real fun and good instructors! We can highly recommend JoJo's school on Matosinhos beach. Thank you guys. We will keep on practicing!"

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  • Review by Aleksi K.
    10 out of 10

    "Learned to surf on my Erasmus with this surf school. The experienced teachers made it easy to learn the sport. So much fun!"

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  • Review by Harold D. from Spain
    10 out of 10

    "Studying in Porto for an Erasmus, I have the opportunity to surf every week, always with Fish Surf School. I am improving a lot my surf level and I am really enjoying every session! I also participated in a surf trip to Peniche with the school. It was an amazing and crazy experience that I will remember all my life!"

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  • Review by Robert G.
    10 out of 10

    "If you are in Porto you really have too visit this school and catch your first waves! Perfect teachers there with lots of experience and anytime ready to help you. They have also really good equipment to rent so it will help you progress faster than you can think! I have been there for 5 months so know what I am writing! But be careful! Surfing is really addictive!!! Now don't waste a time and lets go catch some waves!"

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Matosinhos, Portugal

Matosinhos Surf Camp offers surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing classes, tours, outdoor activities, boat tours, and water sport activities in Portugal.

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Availability

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

 

Low season

 

  • November - March

 

Medium season

 

  • April, May, and October

 

High season

 

  • June - September

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