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8 Days Thrilling Surf Experience in Southern Portugal

Surf Camp Portugal

Instruction in English
Breakfast & lunch included
Airport transfer available

If you are looking for a dream holiday where you can explore different surf spots, culture, outdoor activities, and amazing nature, you came to the right place! The Truck Surf Hotel is the best experience for you. This trip is perfect for travelers who want to learn how to surf or improve their surf skills, for adventurers that enjoy outdoor activities in nature, also for sports groups, high-performance sports teams, or business groups. Come and start your own adventure!

Highlights

  • Daily surf trips and lessons
  • Relaxing yoga session in nature
  • City tours during this surf experience
  • Usage of wetsuit and surfboard during surf lessons and trips
  • Transfers from and to Lagos train station
  • Daily breakfast buffet and lunch
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • A welcome barbecue

Styles


8 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer available:
Faro Airport (US$76 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Free Wi-Fi

The Truck Surf Hotel is a converted Mercedes Actros with a hydraulic system that allows the walls and the sealing to expand. It transforms into an amazing double-decker hotel on wheels, giving the space of a home and the best comfort accommodation during your holidays.

This innovative mobile hotel will be fully equipped and prepared to ride with you on an unforgettable road trip. On the first floor, it has the living room with couches and a table where you can chill out. There is also a projector where you can easily watch any footage taken. The kitchen is prepared for self-catering and to cook your meals.

The truck is equipped with fire extinguishers and special emergency exits. It also has alarms for smoke or gas. The construction and materials are according to the safety rules. There are an emergency and safety plan on board and Truck Surf Hotel will explain it as soon as you come on board.

There is a toilet and, in a room next to it, a bathroom where you can have a nice warm shower. Outside the entrance, there is a lounge terrace with bin bags to relax and enjoy the beautiful sunsets. Climbing the indoor stairs, you have the upper floor with the main hall to access the five rooms, including four shared double rooms with a bunk bed and one private double room with a couple bed. 24/7 staff assistance and free Wi-Fi are available.

At the Truck Surf Hotel, you can choose either a bed in a shared double room, which is more economical, or if you are traveling with your partner, Truck Surf Hotel recommends you the private double room. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning and a locker where you can keep your personal belongings.

From surf trips to adventure trips, from yoga to sunset chill out sessions, from traditional food tasting to trekking along the cliffs, horse riding, and city tours, this comfortable and luxurious hotel “on wheels” gives you the flexibility to travel with the best guiding and surf coaches, making your holidays a unique experience.

Program

Every morning, you will wake up with the best view and enjoy the buffet breakfast on board surrounded by nature in rural tourism farms and natural camping parks. Truck Surf Hotel will take you to amazing places in Alentejo and Algarve, according to the experience you have chosen, whether it is surfing on different beaches along the coast or exploring the spectacular nature with different outdoor activities.

So to take the best advantage of the trips, Truck Surf Hotel recommends you to come for at least one week, from Sunday to Sunday, so you do not miss the perfect waves or some amazing places you will visit. At the end of the day, there will be time to relax; you will take a warm shower inside the truck, drink a nice cold beer, and enjoy the sunset with your friends and the best vibe.

Included excursions

City tours are included in the price.

Instructors

Daniela Carneiro
Daniela is a surfer and an outdoor lover. She used to work as an environmental engineer and, in 2013, she decided to quit her job and start a trip to explore some of the most amazing places to surf like Portugal, Morocco, Indonesia, Hawaii, Mexico, and Brazil. While traveling, she discovered a passion for photography. Since then, she has been working as a photographer and a surf instructor.
Eduardo Ribeiro
Eduardo is a Portuguese surfer and a longboarder athlete. Teaching water sports is his passion, and you can count on his highly qualified experience. He is a kitesurf instructor and a surf head coach. He started doing road trips 13 years ago to surf and participate in competitions. Soon, he realized that every single road trip is magical by itself and he wants to share this lifestyle with you.

Location

The trip will take place in Portugal. This is a trip through one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. The long sandy beaches with perfect waves, blissful coastal cities, vast natural parks, and delicious seafood make this experience unforgettable.

During the summer from June to October, your trips lead you to the southwest coast of Portugal, along Alentejo and Algarve. This region is blessed with numerous uncrowded sandy beaches separated by cliffs, in one-of-a-kind beauty landscapes. There are over 300 kilometers of coastline to explore in one of the best surf European surf destinations, where surfers of all levels can enjoy perfect waves in places like São Torpes, Odeceixe, Arrifana, Amado, and Cordoama.

On top of all these dream surf spots, the Costa Vicentina Natural Park is one of the best coastal trails and provides many outdoor activities like trekking, horse riding, biking, and climbing. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the magical sunsets and the most delicious regional cuisine.

Features

Activities

  • Surfing

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • In-room safe
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Terrace

Services

  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning

Food

Daily breakfast buffet and lunch are included in the prices. There is a kitchen fully equipped for self-catering and a welcome barbecue is waiting for you on the arrival day. Truck Surf Hotel will have one small fridge for the guests and another one for the team. In the beginning of the week, they will go to a fresh food market so you can buy the groceries you might need.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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)

  • Additional yoga sessions
  • Boat tours or cave tours
  • Kitesurf lessons
  • Massages
  • Short trip by horse or bike
  • Stand up paddleboarding
  • Wine tasting and traditional food tasting cuisine

What's included

  • Daily surf lessons and surf trips
  • Surf video and photo analysis
  • 1 yoga session in nature
  • City tours
  • Usage of wetsuit and surfboard
  • 24/7 staff assistance
  • Drums, ukulele, skate, longboard, and entertainment games
  • Daily breakfast buffet and lunch
  • Transfer on arrival and departure days from and to Lagos train station every Saturday
  • 7 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Airport transfers (65 EUR per person)
  • Extra activities

How to get there

Arrival by bus

Truck Surf Hotel can book for you a seat, which costs around 15 EUR to Lagos.

Arrival by train

Every Sunday, Truck Surf Hotel will do transfers from Lagos train station to the truck. They advise you to fly to Faro Airport (FAO) and then travel to Lagos train station. From Faro Airport (FAO), you can catch the bus 16, destiny Faro, till Faro train station, about six kilometers. Then, you go on the regional train, destiny Lagos, which costs around 10 EUR, and in one hour and 45 minutes, you arrive in Lagos Town. They will do the drop-off at 3 p.m. and the pick-up at 6 p.m.

Airport: Faro Airport Airport transfer available: Faro Airport (US$76 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 7 days before the arrival date.
8 days / 7 nights
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Availability

This vacation is available from June to October, with arrival on Sunday. Please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • October 1 - October 31

 

High season
  • June 15 - September 30
 
Special discount

Book three months in advance and get a 10% discount per person. For groups of nine to 10 persons, you will receive a special price up to 20% off.

Saturday September 29, 2018
(8 days / 7 nights)

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