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8 Day Unforgettable Surf Experience in Sagres

Sagres Sun Stay - Surf camp & hostel: Estrada Nacional 268, Sítio do Poço, 8650-375 Sagres, Portugal

Surf Camp & Hostel in Portugal

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English
Maximum 8 participants

Taking up surf classes with Sagres Sun Stay will be a memorable experience. They promise to adapt each level to each individual, taking into account both your well-being and learning goals. Coupling a professional knowledge and teaching method with a friendly and interactive coaching approach, we guarantee satisfaction, great memories, and good development of your skills. Whether you are looking for a quieter place to stay and practice surf or to immerse yourself in a diverse and young surfing community, you are sure to look forward to an enjoyable and fun adventure while staying with Sagres Sun Stay.

Meet the instructors

Ana

Highlights

  • 5 days of surf classes taught by certified surf teachers
  • 2 lessons of surf classes, per day, in a total of 3 hours
  • 5-day transportation to and from the best spot of the day
  • All equipment included from top brands: wetsuit and surfboard
  • Free SUP and kayak use (with previous booking)
  • 7 nights in one of our accommodations options
  • Personal insurance coverage during classes

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Portuguese, Spanish
Group size: Maximum of 8 participants
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
16:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Honesty bar
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Outdoor shower

The hostel is the perfect place to relax after a long day, where you can rest in a small paradise. At Sagres Sun Stay, you will find a set of newly built facilities, with a clean-looking finishing, designed for your maximum comfort. Utilities include a wide T-shaped salted water pool; an area of fitness machines; surfboard and wet suit areas, a bar that serves delicious dishes on demand as well as varied and healthy breakfast options, Wi-Fi all around, and reception service. If you are looking for a sports adventure we can schedule surfing and windsurfing classes for all levels.

The twin rooms, with a pool view, are perfect for couples or friends who want their privacy and maximum comfort. With heated floors, en suite bathroom, flat screen TV, terrace and view over our swimming pool, the rooms are made to offer pure relaxation and peacefulness.

Sagres Sun Stay has also 3 types of dorm rooms: for 6, 8, and 12 people. Delicately decorated to bring up the feel of summer and surf vibes, while ensuring your privacy and security, with each bed having curtains, and lockers. Free bed linen is provided, including duvets and pillows. The two big communal bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer and shower gel. The communal kitchen is fully equipped and open to guests.

Because Sagres Sun Stay is eco-friendly, every guest that buys at least one night in our dormitories has a shower per day included on the rate. Additional shower time will have an additional cost.

NOTE: This year, due to the COVID pandemic, and as a safety measure, the bar and service kitchen are closed (no meals served). Nevertheless, the community kitchen is totally available.

Program

This five-day beginner surfing program was elaborated through a methodology of progression and pedagogy. Contents may undergo changes, according to the forecast and to the students' performance. From Monday to Friday, there will be two lessons a day, lasting one hour 30 minutes each. All classes are constituted by theoretical and practical components. Each class always starts with theory and then practice.

Sample schedule

Day 1

  • Presentation of the surfing equipment
  • Introduction to the aquatic environment
  • Warm-up
  • Ambiance to the aquatic environment
  • Surfboard handling techniques
  • Paddling techniques (how to catch a wave)
  • Take-off technique (1-2-3)
  • Balance techniques on the surfboard
  • Safety rules (inside)
  • Stretching

Day 2

  • Explanation of tidal functioning
  • Warm-up
  • Recap, appliance, and consolidation of previous day's knowledge
  • Positioning and balance exercises on the surfboard
  • Speed control techniques
  • Safety rules (inside)
  • Stretching

Day 3

  • Explanation of the winds’ functioning
  • Warm-up
  • Recap, appliance, and consolidation of previous days’ knowledge
  • Positioning and balance exercises on the surfboard
  • Change of direction (turning)
  • Safety rules (inside)
  • Stretching

Day 4

  • Warm-up
  • Recap, appliance, and consolidation of previous days’ knowledge
  • Introduction to the outside
  • Explanation of the behavior of the waves
  • Rules of the outside
  • Techniques to pass the breaking point (how to go to the outside)
  • Techniques of how to cut a wave
  • Safety rules (inside and outside)
  • Stretching

Day 5

  • Warm-up
  • Recap, appliance and consolidation of previous days’ knowledge
  • Video-photographic session (in the water)
  • Safety rules (inside and outside)
  • Stretching

Location

The hostel is located at Sítio Do Poço, Sagres, Faro (Distrito de Faro), Portugal. Sagres Sun Stay belongs to an enchanting village, known all around the world for being one of Europe’s best-surfing spot! Pamper yourself with a luxury experience in the newly renovated dorms and private rooms, spend a few hours relaxing in the hostel's amazing pool and then get ready to hit the waves!

Surf conditions

Surf spot:

 Sagres

Monthly wave size

Best months for beginner surfers

Jan/Feb
Mar/Apr
May/Jun
Jul/Aug
Sep/Oct
Nov/Dec

Best months for intermediate surfers

Jan/Feb
Mar/Apr
May/Jun
Jul/Aug
Sep/Oct
Nov/Dec

Best months for advanced surfers

Jan/Feb
Mar/Apr
May/Jun
Jul/Aug
Sep/Oct
Nov/Dec

Monthly water temperature

Monthly recommended wetsuit

Jan/Feb
Mar/Apr
May/Jun
Jul/Aug
Sep/Oct
Nov/Dec

Features

Activities

  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Windsurfing

General

  • Bar
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library

Things to do (optional)

  • Kayak tour
  • Private extra surf lessons
  • Windsurf lesson

What's included

  • 7 nights in one of Sagres Sun Stay's accommodation options
  • 5-day transportation to and from the best spot of the day
  • 5 days of surf classes taught by certified surf teachers
  • 2 lessons of surf classes per day, in a total of 3 hours
  • All equipment included from top brands: wetsuit and surfboard (equipment insurance not included)
  • Personal insurance coverage during classes
  • Access to a fully equipped kitchen

What's not included

  • Breakfast

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO).

Arrival by train (from Lisbon Portela Airport)

Take the metro's red line and get out at São Sebastião's station. Go to the blue line (direction Reboleira) and get out at Jardim Zoológico's station. Walk to the Central Bus Station and get the bus to Sagres. You can check the timetable at Rede Expresso's website.

Arrival by bus

Take the bus 14 or 16 to Faro Bus Terminal. From here, take the bus to Lagos Bus Terminal and then the bus to Sagres. There is a bus stop close to the hostel and you can check the timetable for buses from Lagos to Sagres at Eva's website.

Arrival by shuttle

You can always take a private shuttle (you can book directly with Sagres Sun Stay) or make a car rental.

GPS

37.017512 -8.939442

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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Availability

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

 

Low season

 

  • June
  • October

 

Mid season

 

  • July

 

High season

 

  • August
  • September

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