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Escape the winter and join this exhilarating surf camp where you can learn to surf in five exciting days and get rejuvenated by two yoga sessions, intended to soothe your muscles after your surfing and SUP classes. In the evening, enjoy lovingly-prepared home-cooked dinners and relax with the sound of the waves. What are you waiting for? It is the perfect time to catch some waves and the sun. Forget the winter even exists!
Airport transfer available:
Faro Airport (US$32 per person)
During this surf camp, you will be staying in a shared room at Tiny Whale Surf Lodge. With fantastic restaurants and a great range of bars and lively nightlife, staying at Tiny Whale Surf Lodge truly gives you the best of both worlds. The lodge has a beautiful pool and garden, vast orange groves, in-house bar, plenty of hammocks, communal spaces, free Wi-Fi, and a beautiful garden yoga studio.
Tiny Whale Surf Lodge is ideal for couples, families, groups of friends, and solo travelers looking for a little more space but wanting to enjoy the type of social atmosphere of a surf camp venue with better quality service and accommodation. All the room options come with everything you will need to be comfortable during your stay. All options include breakfast, fresh linen, and towels along with a few finishing touches like cozy blankets, extra cushions, and candles for that really homely feel.
During the surf camp, you will have five full days of surfing sessions. The winter provides the best possible conditions for learning to surf. Although the swell is the biggest at this time of the year, it wraps around the headland and delivers fun sized and clean waves on south coast beaches.
With two yoga sessions included in your package, it is the perfect time to get into yoga. Let Miri, the experienced yoga instructor, guide you through a series of stretches, great of soothing your sore arms from paddling. The dynamic yoga classes run both at sunrise and sunset, welcoming all levels.
One of the most popular activities is touring to the caves and the grottos of Lagos at sunrise with SUP. During this surf camp, you will have a basic lesson of SUP before you set off to explore the most beautiful coastline in Europe.
This surf camp will take place in Sargacal, Portugal. Tiny Whale Surf Lodge is set in the beautiful countryside offering a tranquil escape in nature, located only five minutes' drive away from Lagos, voted as the world's best holiday destination in 2014.
Bursting with the sunshine and known for its laid-back lifestyle, Western Algarve is the perfect holiday destination to unwind and recharge with some deserved rest and recuperation. Whether you want to explore the fantastic culture and unspoiled countryside, chill out and catch some waves at some of Europe's most stunning beaches, or want to find adventure taking part in the endless outdoor activities on offer, the choice is yours.
Away from the mainstream Eastern Algarve's international tour operators, Western Algarve has largely stayed underdeveloped and still retains its natural charm. Traveling just half an hour from either the south or west coast up through the countryside to the Monchique Mountain at 1,000 meters, the whole area is speckled with small villages and towns. You can find traditional coffee shops, bakers, fresh produce from local producers, and artisan craftsmen all selling their wares. Do not miss out on the local cuisine of this area, either with a cataplana (fresh fish stew), barbecued sardines, and a Pastilla de Nata for dessert.
Tiny Whale’s professional in-house chef prepares home cooked food predominantly from fresh local produce. His delicious meals cover breakfast, surf lunches, and two-course dinners in the evenings. All diets can be catered for with prior arrangement. When you need to unwind, they also have an outdoor bar open in the evening with snacks and drinks.
You will have a variety of options for breakfast including fresh seasonal fruits, yogurt, homemade bircher muesli, and freshly-baked bread with a selection of toppings. You can also make your own vegan oat pancakes or waffles. For lunch, a selection of simple plates is available at the lodge such as toasties, salads, fresh fruit, sandwiches, crisps, and cookies. Beach picnics are prepared and packed for surf days.
You will also be served two-course dinners with local wine. For the main course, you can enjoy tuna steak with salsa verde, goat cheese salad, or Moroccan chicken tagine. You can also enjoy crumble with ice cream or chocolate fondue with fresh fruit for dessert.
Please book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport. Transfer from this airport is available upon request. Tiny Whale Surf and Kite Lodge has a special discounted rate for their providers from this airport for 54 EUR (27 EUR each way for a shared shuttle). If you would like to arrange this service, please mention it when booking.
Alternatively, you can also book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) or Seville Airport (SVQ). Direct airport transfers are the easiest options to get to Jah Shaka and, on the whole, are only slightly more expensive than public transport. Transfers can be arranged before your travel date, so you know someone will be there waiting for you at the airport.
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