8 Days Surf Camp Portugal

  • Surf2smile Surfcamp, Rua Juncal, Vivenda Miro, Povoa Penafirme, Santa Cruz, Portugal

Exciting Surf Camp Portugal

The whole concept of Surf2Smile's surf camp and yoga is based on adventure, safety, and fun. Being based between Peniche and Ericeira, the location plays a great role here since the area offers perfect learning conditions in uncrowded and friendly environment. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate surfer, Surf2Smile's instructors will take your surfing to the next level with systematic exercises, personal approach, and in safe and fun conditions.

Highlights

  • Daily 3-hour surf coaching
  • Video session and individual analysis
  • Free surfboard, wetsuit, bicycle, and long skate rental
  • Accident insurance cover for surf classes
  • Transportation from and to the beach
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • Bus station transfer
  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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Surf2Smile surf camp has 3 double / twin bedrooms, 3 shared rooms for 4 or 6 persons, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, several bathrooms, large and cozy living room with fire place, and lots of space outside. Linen, blankets, and towels are also provided during your stay. The large living room is equipped with a TV, DVD player, and stereo to ensure a relaxing atmosphere. Surf2Smile is the place where you feed your soul, relax your mind, and enlighten your heart. The rooms use feng shui and interior design principles to stimulate beneficial energy and good vibe.

Facilities

  • Idyllic garden with palm trees
  • Big swimming pool
  • Barbecue area
  • Living room
  • Slack line
  • Hammock
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Board games

Learn to surf or improve your level in authentic location with professional surf coaching. With Surf2Smile's enthusiastic and personal approach, you will experience exciting and fun sessions on the waves. They offer surf lessons for all levels. Classes consist of theoretical and practical part and are given in small groups. Besides practicing in the water, they also carry out dry-land training sessions backed up by video analysis for you to see your performance. Teaching methods include video analysis and 2 surf yoga sessions. Surf2Smile will make sure that at the end of the day, everyone leaves the beach with a taste of salt water and a big smile on their face.

Surf lesson

Surf2Smile will construct every surf lesson in a way for you to know exactly why you are learning a specific skill and how it will improve your surfing abilities. You will train surfing techniques, learn all about waves, weather, tides, currents, and other related topics. You will be coached directly in the water where every move will be demonstrated. A lot of attention is given to safety and ocean characteristics. The instructor will take you to the most appropriate surf breaks according to your personal level of surfing and provide you with the most proper equipment which will be available to you for your entire stay.

Video analysis

This is an important coaching tool and a crucial part of the surf lessons. After the session in the water, you will watch the footage on the big screen in Surf2Smile's surf house where your instructor will evaluate your performance and give you tips on how to improve faster.

Note: There are no lessons on Sundays.

Santa Cruz is a small, peaceful town with excellent position by the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated between Ericeira and Peniche and approximately 45-minute drive away from Lisbon. The surf camp is located in a traditional Portuguese village away from mass tourism and within walking distance to the town and the beach which is one of the most pristine in Portugal. This gives guests an opportunity for a unique surfing and cultural experience. The center of the village has many restaurants, cafes, local grocery stores, and ATM. On the beach, there are a few restaurants and cafes. It is a very peaceful place during the year. Meanwhile in summer, it gets quite lively with several concerts and beach events.

Nearby places

  • Lisbon - 45 minutes by car
  • Traditional restaurants, 300 meters

There are several traditional restaurants, snack bars, a bakery, and a take-away chicken all within 300 meters from the surf camp. Most of Surf2Smile’s guests eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the nearby village. Apart from this, Surf2Smile organizes fish or seafood barbecues on the beach or at the surf house and one group dinner per week in a typical Portuguese restaurant. Also, the surf house is self-catering with all the facilities to prepare your own meals.

  • Enjoy many festivals and concerts
  • Paragliding
  • Shaping room tour
  • Visit Cabo da Roca
  • Visit medieval town of Obidos
  • Visit the magical city of Sintra
  • 2 surf yoga sessions (only from June to September)
  • 6 days of surf coaching (3 hours per session)
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • Accident insurance cover for surf classes
  • Bus station transfer
  • Surfboard, wetsuit, bicycle, and long skate rental
  • Video session and individual analysis for each student

Arrival by airplane

Please arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Surf2Smile can pick you up at the airport at an additional cost.

  • 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.

Testimonials

  • Review by Alexey
    9 out of 10

    "This week was marked by newly discovered muscles in my body and a peaceful heart. Thank you for the joy and partial enlightenment! The surf camp was great. The company was even better with funny and passionate surf instructors. The waves were very good and surprisingly uncrowded! Thank you for 12 memorable surfing days."

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  • Review by Clara and Johan
    9 out of 10

    "We wanted great surf holidays and besides this, we have made new friends and experienced many wonderful and adventurous moments. We are grateful for awesome surf lessons, yoga, all the trips, beach parties, and barbecues. Aloha!"

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  • Review by Masha and Peter
    9 out of 10

    "It is the second time we have visited Surf2Smile and we are already making plans to come back to Portugal. I loved the evening gatherings and grilled fish at the surf camp after a perfect day on the beach! Thank you so much for your kindness and wonderful surf lessons! We enjoyed every moment of it."

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  • Review by Lisa von Spiegelburg
    9 out of 10

    "I had a wonderful time with you guys! Thank you for the great surf lessons, delicious barbecues and the fun, relaxing times at the beach and in the camp. For sure, I'm going to be back soon! best wishes."

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  • Review by Lynn Riethmann
    9 out of 10

    "High quality, authentic instructors and staff, you can feel that they do their job with love and passion. We had perfect conditions and enjoyed every little ride on the waves. We met a lot of different people from different cultures, everyone was friendly and welcoming. The house is like heaven on earth, even better than we expected. It's a place were you can find your peace of mind. Again thanks to everyone, we will come back for sure."

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Surf2Smile is a surf camp in Portugal where you can enjoy your surf vacation all year round.

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8 days / 7 nights

Availability

This surf and yoga vacation is available from March 19 to November 6, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • March 19 - May 31
  • October 1 - November 6

 

Mid season
  • June 1 - June 30
  • September 1 - September 30

 

High season
  • July 1 - August 31

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