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Let's start surfing or bring your surfing skills to a whole other level! Yoga and surfing go together like the sea and saltwater. Both disciplines tap into a natural flow. Yoga gets you in touch with the rhythm of your breath and body, while surfing gets you in sync with the wave patterns and ocean tides. Special Hatha yoga postures help you focus your mind and supports your balance on the board. This vacation has been designed so that you can enjoy a different and quality vacation.
During this retreat, you will stay at Surf Riders and CO - Surf Camp. Surf Riders and CO - Surf Camp's goal is to be more a home than a surf camp which allows you to have individual attention. The accommodation is located in the city center but in front of the beach. It has a common pool and a tennis camp with extra costs. The team is composed of people who travel a lot.
They know the importance of being well received and followed up when they come to a country that is not theirs. If you find you need anything extra or have some special requests, please tell Surf Riders and CO - Surf Camp.
The private double room is for two guests, equipped with a double bed, shared full bathroom for every bedroom.
This room is for four guests, equipped with two bunk beds, lots of light, and a shared full bathroom. This dorm has a balcony with the sea view. The bedrooms are inserted in a surf villa with the garden, terrace, and barbecue.
This room is for six guests, equipped with three bunk beds, lots of light, and shared full bathroom for this room bedrooms.
If you want to travel with like-minded people, learn more about yourself and your possibilities, wish to connect with other culture, or have stress in your life and need to rest and be pampered, this surf camp is for you. No matter if you are totally new to the world of yoga or already an experienced yogi or yogini, the loving and professional yoga teacher will always make sure you get the most out of the classes. From beginners to advanced levels, the instructors will make sure you are safe on the mat and will guide you into amazing inner journeys.
Yoga helps to strengthen the key physical points to the surfing practice, such as arms, legs, back, and wrists. It minimizes the risk of injuries and improves the recovery time after a surf session. By learning to know and accept your body, you will improve your surf skills and bring your body feeling to a whole other level. By calming down the mind, you will be more focused and more concentrated in the water.
This surf camp will include Hatha yoga sessions, an energizing and revitalizing yoga to strengthen and tone your body structure and posture. You will also deepen your Yin yoga to reach the fasciae structures, connective tissues, and joints. During your stay, the yoga classes will have basic and varied sequences.
Sami is a professional surfer born in Ericeira. He tries to adapt the classes to the students so that they have fun and learn the maximum. He has been teaching since he was 16 years old. He has worked as a surf coach all over the world. In addition to being certified as a surf instructor, he also has certification as a lifeguard, stand-up paddle instructor, and surf coach.
Sansão is one of the surf instructors during your stay. His background is architecture, however, he dedicated himself to surfing a few years ago. He is certified as a surf teacher and has been teaching in Ericeira since the beginning of his training.
Mafalda is a yoga teacher and always available for the guests. She delivers two sessions per day at the camp including one morning session and one sundown session in the amazing sea view terrace.
Arnaldo is one of the surf instructors of SurfRiders. He is a graduate in Sports and dedicated himself to surfing a few years ago. He is certified as a surf teacher and has been teaching in Ericeira since the beginning of his training.
The retreat will take place in Ericeira, Portugal. Early in the morning, the misty veil slowly rains over the Portuguese Atlantic Coast and the first rays of sunlight fall warmly over the Surf Riders and CO - Surf Camp Moinhos. The sea sound is the only noise you hear. Here, the world is still in order. Slowly, the clear air mixes with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. The surrounding area offers a lot.
For city lovers and explorers, the center of the beautiful city Ericeira, the first world surf reserve in Europe and second in the world and part of the association of surfing professionals (ASP) world tour, and its many stunning beaches are within walking distance. For those who like to explore more of the Portuguese Atlantic Coast, the historical cities such as Óbidos, Sintra, Lisbon, Peniche, and Fatima are very close too.
The whole coastline invites water sports enthusiasts to go surfing, sailing, diving, and canoeing, while land lovers come with hiking, golfing, biking, and many more activities at their expense.
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Every morning, the cook will serve you a healthy breakfast with organic fruit and juices, homemade granola musli, and a choice of well-chosen ingredients for a rich lunch pack included in the price. A healthy and balanced as well as tasty diet which gives you strength for your surf sessions is the number one priority.
In the evening, the kitchens in each villa invite you to cook. For those who prefer eating out, Surf Riders Ericeira offers a variety of restaurants which is either traditional Portuguese cuisine or international dishes. During the stay, Surf Riders and CO - Surf Camp will also offer special healthy dinners to nourish your bodies and souls after a day full of yoga, surf, and adventure.
Lisbon Portela Airport
Transfer not provided
A cheap and convenient way to get from Lisbon to Ericeira is to use the public bus. Leaving the Campo Grande in Lisbon, there is a direct connection to the center of Ericeira. The first bus leaves at 6:27 and the last at 23:40. It takes between 45 minutes (fast lane) and 85 minutes.
Coming from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) to Ericeira, just take the Metro to Campo Grande. In Campo Grande, catch a bus from Mafrense to Ericeira. The entire trip (from the airport to Campo Grande, Ericeira Bus Terminal, and walk to the Golden Heritage) can take three to four hours depending on the time you take the bus.
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