8 Days Full of Fun Surf Holiday Portugal

  • Shark's Lodge, Rua do Salgado-Baleal Sol Village II, Lote D1, Peniche, Portugal

Exciting Surf Holiday in Portugal

Join Shark’s Lodge for a whole new way to experience surfing with professional instructors who put emphasis on your safety and prioritize the excitement in the water. Portugal is an amazing place to provide your holidays with a privileged location and facilities located in such an exclusive and best surfing spot in Europe.

Highlights

  • 5 surf lessons
  • Surf insurance during classes
  • Equipment during surf lessons
  • Daily breakfast (except low season)
  • 7 nights shared accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • English
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Shark's Lodge has a varied accommodation offer that includes three shared rooms (for male, female, or mix). They include lockers for storage of personal items and shared bathrooms. This can be the perfect choice for those who look forward to meeting new people from around the world. Private rooms for 4 and double room. Here, you can find a place that fits your needs and your budget.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an intermediate surfer looking for some tips to improve your surfing, we provide personal, caring, and professional surf lessons adapting the teaching technics to each individual.

Classes are taught by experienced surfers and certified surf Instructors who teach surfing in a safe and responsible manner while ensuring that you have the best time of your life catching waves.

Each surf lesson takes two hours. On the first lesson, the surf instructor implements a short briefing, giving you a proper introduction to the sport of surfing and the science behind it, including a detailed explanation of safety measures that have to be followed.

In a surf program for a week, you will also get photos. Last but not least, you will receive the appropriate equipment that fits your needs and level of surfing. Shark's Lodge has a wide range of surfboards and wetsuits at your disposal.

Shark's Lodge's surf teachers have been introducing beginner surfers to the sport of surfing for close to 20 years. Through its long experience, they have refined their teachings and offer the best beginner courses available anywhere. The multi-day beginner courses are available for everyone.

The lessons

  • Standing on a surfboard and riding waves
  • How to position yourself correctly on the board
  • How to paddle
  • How to stand correctly
  • Technical correction - the surfer’s stance
  • How to keep your speed when riding waves
  • How to catch unbroken waves
  • How to take the drop
  • How to turn
  • How to ride across the waves
  • Etiquette
  • How to read the beach for the best waves, rips, and currents
  • How to get started with the right board on your own

Unique activities

  • Cross training
  • Massage
  • Pole dance
  • Swimming-pools
  • Tennis

Peniche is known as the wave capital in Europe, due to its exclusive geography, providing the best surfing conditions for more than 300 days per year. This made Peniche widely known for its unique waves as it gave the name to the beach "Supertubos", Lagide and Baleal. These facts and more led ASP in 2009 to establish one of the World Tour of Surfing stage's here and it's also the proscenium to the Rip Curl Pro Peniche

Nearby places

  • Peniche hospital, 3 kilometers
  • Peniche pharmacy, 3 kilometers
  • Baia beach, 150 meters
  • Supertubos beach, 500 meters

During the holiday, you will be provided with daily delicious breakfast included in the package.

Scuba diving

Discover the transparent and amazing underwater world of Berlengas, a small archipelago located about 10 kilometers west of Peniche which is classified as a Nature Reserve since September 3, 1981. Its marine reserve is classified as a "Biosphere Reserve" by the Council of Europe since 2011 and "World Biosphere Reserve" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Trip to Berlengas

The Berlenga Nature Reserve is a unique place due to its transparent sea and underwater treasures. It is a marine reserve and has been classified by the Council of Europe as a "Biosphere Reserve". The archipelago consists of a large island, Berlenga Grande, and some small granite islands and rocks (Estelas and Farilhões), which are situated some 7 miles off the headland of Cabo Carvoeiro to the northwest of Peniche.

The island of Berlenga Grande can be seen from the mainland when there is no sea mist. Here, you will find endemic species of flora, as well as one of the preferred nesting sites for seabirds.

Built on a rock adjacent to the Berlenga island and connected to it by a small bridge, there stands the Forte de São João Baptista, a Manueline military fortress built in 1502. The island’s tiny beaches with their clear blue sea are very beautiful and ideal for swimming and diving.

Access to the island is by boat, with departures from Peniche harbor. It takes roughly 30 minutes to reach Berlenga Grande. There is also a restaurant on the island.

Other unique activities

Shark’s Lodge offers unique activities like massage, swimming, tennis, pole dance, and cross training that you can try during your free time.

  • 5 surf lessons with equipment
  • 7 nights shared accommodation
  • Access to swimming pool
  • Daily breakfast (except low season)
  • Full surf accident insurance during the surf classes
  • Airfare
  • Additional activities
  • Airport transfer
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Transfers to and from the Peniche bus terminal

Distances

Lisbon Airport (LIS) - 45 minutes by car

Driving directions from Lisbon

  • Take the A8 Highway and drive North direction Leiria / Porto.
  • Stop at the tool to collect a ticket and pay on the next tool. Drive towards Peniche exiting via the IP6 off-ramp.
  • At the last roundabout (Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem roundabout) and before you enter Peniche turn right in the direction of Baleal, you’ll find us, when you enter in Sol village II in Rua do Salgado, Lote D1.

Arrival by airplane and public bus

Please arrive at the Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). The best way is to get a taxi or shuttle bus from the airport to the central station with the address Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado - Rua das Laranjeiras and then get an “Expresso” bus to Peniche. Once you know what time your bus will arrive at Peniche, please call Shark's Lodge as they will organize your transfer from Peniche bus terminal to the retreat location.

Arrival by airplane and private transfer

Please arrive at the Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Shark's Lodge offers airport private service to pick you up at the Lisbon Airport (LIS) on your arrival. The transport fee will be 100 EUR. The pick-up service is also available for those who use the bus to go from Lisbon.

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

Peniche, Portugal

Shark's Lodge offers a whole new way to experience surfing with the help of professional and experienced instructors.

  • Availability: The Surf Camps of this organizer are available 96% of the time.
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8 days / 7 nights

Availability

This vacation is available all year round with arrival on Saturday or Sunday.

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