Exhilarating Surf Camp Portugal

Escape the winter and join this 8-day surf camp where you can learn to surf in 5 exciting days and get rejuvenated by 2 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's the perfect time to catch some waves and the sun, forget the winter even exists!


  • 5 full days of surfing
  • Board and wetsuit hire
  • 2 yoga introduction sessions
  • Stand up paddleboarding lesson and tour
  • 5 two-course dinners with local wine
  • 7 nights’ shared accommodation
  • 7 delicious breakfasts
  • 5 beach lunches


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer available:
Faro Airport (US$32 per person)

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During this surf camp, you will be staying in a shared room at Tiny Whale Surf Lodge for 7 nights. Tiny Whale Surf Lodge is set in the beautiful countryside offering a tranquil escape in nature, located only 5 minutes drive away from Lagos, voted as the world's best holiday destination in 2014. 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.

The Tiny Whale 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.


  • Fantastic en-suite bedrooms and luxury teepees
  • Extra beds and children's bunks (available with surcharges)
  • Towels and crisp white linen
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Large swimming pool
  • Orange groves and apple orchards
  • Plenty of hammocks and sun loungers
  • Alfresco dining areas
  • Cactus poolside bar
  • Hidden garden yoga studio
  • In-house dinners available
  • Use of all the surf lodge facilities
  • Surf lessons pick up and drop offs
  • Reception and activities desk

Tiny Whale Surf and Kite Lodge Portugal Surf Camp Program


During the surf camp, you will have 5 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's 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 the 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.


Western Algarve

Bursting with the sunshine and known for its laid back lifestyle, the 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 international tour operators, the 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 1000 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. Don't miss out on the local cuisine of this area either with a cataplana (fresh fish stew), barbecued sardines, and a Pastilla de nata for desert.


During this surf camp, you will be served with a delicious breakfast every day, 5 lunches on the beach, and 4 two course dinners with wine. Let the lodge's incredible in-house chef treat you to a delicious home cooked two-course meal, served with locally selected wines. His experience as the head chef in boutique 5-star mountain resorts, his flair with flavors, and the carefully selected seasonal ingredients will have your mouth watering and make you look forward to the next dinner. The dinner also includes a BBQ every Friday where you will get to enjoy a live musician to set the mood around our fire pit, a real highlight for all your holiday.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Bom Dia trip
  • Booze cruise
  • Buggies
  • Climbing
  • Coasteering
  • Diving
  • Dolphin safari
  • Fishing
  • Flyboarding
  • Grotto tours
  • Horse riding
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Mountain biking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Quad biking
  • Sailing
  • Skydiving
  • Vagabundo tours
  • Wakeboarding
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting

What's included

  • 2 yoga introduction sessions
  • 5 two-course dinners with local wine
  • 5 beach lunches
  • 5 full days of surfing
  • 7 delicious breakfasts
  • 7 nights’ shared accommodation
  • Board and wetsuit hire
  • Stand up paddleboarding lesson and tour

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Other meals
  • Transfers (extra fee)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airports are Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS), Seville Airport (SVQ), and Faro Airport (FAO). Direct airport transfers are the easiest option 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. Tiny Whale Surf and Kite Lodge has a special discounted rate for their providers from Faro Airport (FAO) for for 54 EUR (27 EUR each way for shared shuttle). If you would like to arrange this service, please mention it when booking.

Airport: Faro Airport Airport transfer available: Faro Airport (US$32 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 10% 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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