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Top Affordable Surf Camps in Portugal

by Octavia Drughi

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It’s normal to be hesitant about splurging on a sport you’ve just taken up. And as an experienced surfer, all you want is to surf more, without having to worry about money. Luckily, Portugal has something for everyone – waves for all levels and surf camps for all budgets.

Regardless of where you are in you’re journey, it’s very much possible to surf more and spend less by joining a budget surf camp in Portugal. In fact, you can find surf camps for as little as EUR 32 per day!

Not only that, but Portugal is also the cheapest country in Western Europe and one of the world’s most affordable surfing destinations. Therefore, you’ll get more bang for your buck if you opt for a surf trip in this slice of paradise.

Don’t believe us? Just check out these cheap surf camps in Portugal with great reviews that will enable you to have an affordable yet unforgettable getaway.

 

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» READ MORE: All You Need to Know About Surfing in Portugal

 

7 Day Unforgettable Surf Camp in Ericeira

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  • All levels
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 485 per person for 7 days/6 nights

Enjoy a unique, personalized, and spectacular surfing experience in Ericeira, the proud home of the highest concentration of quality waves in Europe, and a World Surfing Reserve. The surf house is located close to Ribeira D’Ilhas Beach, within the World Surfing Reserve, where you’ll find a variety of surf spots for all levels.

The lessons are held in small groups, with a maximum of four students per instructor. The instructor will personalize each lesson and choose the best surf spot of the day for your level and your group’s goals, depending on the conditions. 

This affordable surf camp in Ericeira offers daily surf lessons and provides all the necessary equipment. The team will help you master the correct techniques for each maneuver, helping you make adjustments so that you can improve your surfing technique, style, and positioning.

The package also includes daily breakfast. Airport transfer is not provided, so you’ll have to arrange your own. The nearest airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), 33 km from the camp.

» READ MORE: All You Need to Know About Surfing in Ericeira

 

8 Days Breathtaking Surf and Yoga Holiday in Cascais

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  • All levels
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 599 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • Breakfast included

Imagine waking up to the gentle sounds of the sea breeze and crashing waves. This can become reality for you too, and outside Lisbon.

Cascais is one of the best surf spots in Portugal, home to Guincho Beach, a consistent beach break that offers something for all levels.

Relaxing and finding your balance is the top priority at this surf and yoga retreat. There’ll be five days of surf lessons, with all the surfing equipment provided.

There’ll be 11 yoga classes designed for everyone, so there’s no need to have any prior experience in order to attend. You’ll also enjoy daily meditation sessions.

A typical day starts with sunrise Yang Yoga on the beach, followed by a healthy breakfast. After that, the surf van will depart, taking you to the best surf spots around Cascais for your level, depending on the conditions of the day. After the surf lesson, you’re free to have lunch and spend the afternoon as you like. In the evening, you’ll join the meditation and yoga sessions in the nature park.

The package includes daily breakfast, as well as unlimited fruit-infused water and herbal tea.

The budget-friendly camp is only a 25-minute drive from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Airport transfer is available at an additional cost.

 

8 Days Surf and Yoga Retreat in Praia da Luz, Algarve

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  • Beginner and intermediate surfers
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 715 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • Some meals included

Relax through surf and yoga, reconnect with nature, and discover the laidback Portuguese way of life. Join this surf and yoga retreat and enjoy five days of surfing lessons on the west or south coast of sunny Algarve, as well as five yoga sessions.

The day typically starts with a continental breakfast outside on the balcony. After that, the instructors will take you to the best surf spots of the day depending on the conditions, where you’ll receive three to four hours of surf coaching.

The surf lessons are designed for those who’ve never surfed before or have a brief surfing experience (beginners), as well as for those who already have the basic knowledge and would like to improve their skills (intermediates).

The camp is located in Praia da Luz, right next to the city of Lagos. Everything is within walking distance – two minutes to the beach, two minutes to the nearest bars and restaurants, and five minutes to the supermarket

The package includes breakfast (on weekdays), five packed lunches, and three dinners. The meals feature traditional Portuguese delicacies.

The nearest airport is Faro Airport (FAO), about an hour’s drive from Luz. The camp offers airport transfer at an additional cost.

 

8 Days Surf and Yoga Retreat in São Lourenço

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  • All levels
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 584 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • All meals included

Say “yes” to a week of surf and yoga in São Lourenço, the northernmost surf spot in the Ericeira World Surfing Reserve.

Located in a small village close to Ericeira, the camp lies just five minutes from São Lourenço Beach and welcomes all surfers and yogis.

Enjoy five surf lessons, twice daily yoga classes (morning and evening), and one rejuvenating back massage. There’ll also be plenty of free time to spend as you wish.

The package includes full board, with vegan and vegetarian options, using local and in-season produce.

The camp does not provide airport transfer. You’ll need to arrange your own transportation from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), which is 36 km away.

 

4 Days Surf and Yoga Holiday in Peniche

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  • All levels
  • Available from April till November
  • From EUR 309 per person for 4 days/3 nights
  • Breakfast included

Peniche is home to some of the best waves on the planet, from beach breaks to points, lefts and rights. It’s also famous for its consistency, as well as its authentic, friendly surfing community.

Join this cheap surf camp in Peniche and catch some rad waves near the quaint fishing village of Baleal. You’ll get four surf lessons adapted to your skill level, as well as four yoga classes.

The surf camp is located in a quiet neighborhood in Peniche. On a typical day, you’ll have a healthy vegetarian breakfast, followed by a surf lesson. After that, you’ll have some free time to spend as you wish. In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a variety of yoga classes, either outdoors with a sea view or in the indoor studio. 

The package price includes daily breakfast, as well as fruits, coffee, and tea.

The nearest airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), 64 km away. The camp provides airport transfer for an additional cost.

» READ MORE: All You Need to Know About Surfing in Peniche

 

4 Days The Balanced Surfer Surf Camp in Cascais, Lisbon

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  • Beginner surfers
  • Available from January till November
  • From EUR 225 per person for 4 days/3 nights
  • Breakfast included

Are you looking for a short, low-budget surfing getaway close to Lisbon but also near nature that won’t break the bank? This surf house is located in a picturesque valley, overlooking the beach and Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. Guincho Beach is only a 5-minute walk from the house.

Enjoy three surf lessons at Guincho Beach, home to the best waves in Cascais, and three yoga classes (Vinyasa and Hatha).

A typical day starts with morning yoga session in the spacious yoga shala. Then, you’ll have an invigorating breakfast. After that, you’ll head on over to the beach to hit the waves together with the instructors.

Please take note that the surf house is vegetarian and does not provide meat options. The package price includes daily breakfast. If you like, you can book vegetarian dinners at the camp for an additional cost. The house also has a fully-equipped kitchen where you can whip up your own meals.

The nearest airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), 28 km away. The camp offers airport transfer at an additional cost.

 

8 Days Fluidity Eco Surf Camp in Porto, North Portugal

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  • All levels
  • January till October
  • From EUR 415 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • Breakfast included

Craving peace and tranquility? Dreaming of surfing uncrowded waves? This budget surf camp in Northern Portugal has the right package for you!

Based in Furadouro, a virgin beach paradise only 30km south of Porto, the stylish eco-resort has a zen garden, pool area, fitness center, sports area, and fully-equipped kitchen, all surrounded by white beaches and pine forests.

There will be six days of surf lessons. There’s no rush during the lessons, and they only end when everyone comes out happy. Depending on your level, you’ll either surf at Furadouro, which is a beginner-friendly beach, on the mellow waves at Cortegaça, the fun beach breaks at Esmoriz, or the famous right-handers at Espinho. 

The surf camp also offers unlimited use of its surfboards and wetsuits, so that you can surf whenever and for as long as you wish outside the lessons.

On a typical day, you’ll have a filling breakfast at 8:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., the surf bus departs to the best surf spots of the day, depending on your level and conditions. At around 3 p.m., everyone has lunch together at budget-friendly and delicious Portuguese restaurants. After that, you have plenty of free time that you can spend however you like. 

The nearest airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO), located 40km from the camp. Airport transfer is available at an additional cost. Pick-up from the local train station Ovar is included.

 

7 Day Beginner and Intermediate Surf Camp in Ericeira

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  • Beginner and intermediate
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 376 per person for 7 days/6 nights
  • Food is not included

When it comes to choosing where to surf in Portugal, you simply cannot go wrong with Ericeira, a world-renowned surf mecca.

This surf camp takes place in the center of Ericeira, offering great views of the ocean and the beaches. During your stay, there’ll be six surf lessons of two and a half hours each, taught in small groups by qualified instructors and adapted to your skill level.

You’ll have free access to all the hostel’s facilities, including Wi-Fi, lounge area, and terrace, to mention a few. Food is not included in the cost; however, you’re welcome to use the fully equipped kitchen to cook your meals. Also, you can find traditional Portuguese dishes, seafood, tapas, pizza, and local craft beer at just about any street corner in Ericeira.

The nearest airport is Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), located 31 km from the camp and airport transfers are included.

 

8 Days All Levels Surf Camp in Aljezur, Algarve

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  • All levels
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 600 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • All meals included

This team is dedicated to bringing you awesome surf tuition, great food, comfy sleeping quarters, a relaxed atmosphere, and a whole lot of fun.

Enjoy six days of surf lessons. Depending on your level, you can choose between the beginner, intermediate, or advanced surf courses. Also depending on your skills and the conditions of the day, you’ll either surf at Amoreira, Monte Clerigo, Arrifana Beach, or all three.

All the necessary surfing equipment is provided, both for the lessons and for surfing on your own.

The surf lodge is nestled in the quiet village of Vale Da Telha, in the Costa Vincenta National Park, a five-minute drive from Arrifana Beach and only 20 minutes on foot. It is about 6 km from the charming white-washed hillside town of Aljezur.

The package price includes breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, as well as unlimited coffee, tea, and juices. Between April and October, the package also includes one 60-minute yoga class.

The nearest airport is Faro Airport (FAO), 85 km away. The camp does not provide airport transfer.

 

8 Days Surf Camp in Matosinhos, Porto

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  • All levels
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 400 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • Breakfast included

Experience the ultimate connection between wave and surfer. This camp is located at Matosinhos Beach, close to Porto city center, the epicenter of surfing in the area. Here, you’ll find a great beach break with waves to suit beginners and advanced surfers alike, offering over 300 days of waves per year.

Get ready for an intense week of wave riding. Enjoy six days of surf lessons, with two surf lessons a day. All the necessary surfing equipment is provided by the camp, for the lessons as well as for surfing on your own.

In your free time, take advantage of the camp’s free skateboard rental to explore the area.

The package price includes daily breakfast, and you are welcome to use the camp’s kitchen to prepare your own meals. You’ll also find several restaurants and shopping places nearby.

The nearest airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO), only 6 km from the camp. Airport transfer is available at an additional fee.

 

8 Day Beginner Surf Camp in Maceda, North Portugal

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  • Beginner surfers
  • Available all year round
  • From EUR 475 per person for 8 days/7 nights
  • Breakfast included

Dreaming of learning to surf in just a few days? This budget surf camp in Northern Portugal has the right package for you!

There will be five full days of surfing with two lessons per day. Surf safety and ocean awareness are the top priorities in the course. All the necessary surfing equipment is provided. Furthermore, you are free to use the equipment outside the lessons to surf as much as you want.

The camp is located in Maceda, only 30 km from Porto, next to a pine tree forest and near uncrowded beaches where you can find peace and quiet even during summer months. This special place combines both sea and countryside.

Breakfast is included in the package price. The other daily meals are not provided but you are welcome to use the house’s fully-equipped kitchen and barbecue facilities in the garden.

The nearest airport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO), located 34 km from the camp. Airport transfer is available at an additional cost.

 

*Prices may be subject to change depending on the date of arrival.

*Cover image credit: Hostel & Surfcamp 55


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