Estela Surf and Hostel


Estela| Porto| Portugal

5 / 5 - 25 reviews Open Gallery

What is included in this holiday?

Shared lodging in surf camp
Solo travellers, friends
Average age guest: 20 - 40 years old
Surf lessons included, all levels

Breakfast is included
Airport transfers available
All year round
Dinners|yoga lesson

Highlights

  • Want to surf or learn to surf?: Come and grab your seat at one of the best surfing camps in Portugal. Yes we are talking about Estela Surf and Hostel. It is a surf camp run by a local-friendly couple of local surfers. The camp is located in the quiet village of Estela, 20 minutes from Oporto airport and 10 minutes from cultural cities like: Póvoa de Varzim, Vila do Conde or Esposende.
  • Surf in the countryside!: Take a dive in the North of Portugal waters, take selfies and pictures and shake your body with the ups and downs of waves on your surf board. Water surfing in Estela beaches is itself a memorable and ecstatic experience. So, what are you waiting for go and take that life-time experience...!!
  • Enjoy the life!: This year was a bit stressful for all of us. we were caged inside our homes fighting a deadly virus. But, now you can put all your worries at rest as the time to rejoice is just around the corner. We can now take a break from all the tension that we had since the year´´ s beginning and plan for the happy times that are awaiting us. So, how are you spending the rest of the year? If you haven't thought of anything, then we´'ve got an amazing idea for you. You can go surfing in the waters of Estela. Pondering if you don't know how to surf? Well, in that case there is no need to worry as there is Estela Surf School to help you. Are you now excited to surf in the Estela waters? We know you are. Estela Surf and Hostel is waiting to make your surfing experience a memory to be cherished forever. Hurry up and reach out to the best surf camps in northern Portugal to channel the inner surfer in you!

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A Message from your host

Marco and Raquel, Owner

Raquel and Marco, camp managers! Estela Surf & Hostel, it is among the best places for surfing for multiple reasons such as pleasant weather, delicious food, clean and uncrowded beaches!!!
The best Portugal surf camps offer this surf camp in the north of Portugal. This surf camp, aimed at surfers over18, and offers the best conditions for a perfect surf holiday in the north of Portugal. With 300 sunny days a year, 30 kilometers of sandy beach, it is a hot spot through the season in Portugal. You will have accommodation, meals and daily surf lessons.

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Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 20 and 40 years old. The minimum age is 18.
  • Our accommodation is located in a beautiful country house near beautiful white sandy beaches, where you can combine good waves in a calm and relaxed environment.
  • This accommodation is suitable for Solo travellers, friends, couples, families.
  • This accommodation is family friendly. Families are with us every week.

Accommodation

The following accommodation types are being offered by this surf camp:

Estela Surf & Hostel

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 1 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Private room: This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The best Portugal surf camps always make sure that the visitors are comfortable during their stay. They make the perfect arrangements for food and other basic requirements during their stay.

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared tent with air mattresses. Suitable for 1 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Private room: This accommodation can be booked privately.

Surf Levels

Estela Surf and Hostel offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:
  • Beginners: Never surfed, or very little experience.
    • Best months: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov.
  • Intermediate: Able to surf comfortably and make small turns.
    • Best months: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov.
  • Advanced: At this stage, the surfer can perform floaters, off-the-lips, roundhouse cutbacks, close-out re-entries, and get barreled in medium surf conditions.
    • Best months: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.

Surf packages

The following surf packages are being offered by this surf camp:

2 Surf lessons

  • 2 Surf lessons: Included: •2 hours of surf lessons with certified instructors. • Surf equipment and insurance during the classes. •Transport to surf lessons. •Free photos of your surfed waves. You will have 2 lessons, spread over 2 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

5 Surf lessons

  • 5 Surf lessons: Included: •2 hours of surf lessons with certified instructors. • Surf equipment and insurance during the classes. • Transport to surf lessons. • Free photos of your surfed waves. You will have 5 lessons, spread over 5 days, of 2 hours each.
  • Suitable for: (1 star refers to not suitable, 5 refers to very suitable)
    • Beginners:
    • Intermediate:
    • Advanced:

Families / Children

  • Surfing for children: We offer surf lessons for children who are able to swim and min. 6 years old
  • Safety: All teachers are experienced with surf training to kids and have all required certificates to do so.

When and Where?

  • The surf lessons will be planned according to the weather and wave conditions, so it's impossible to communicate the hours of your lessons prior to your arrival.
  • The surf lessons take place at Estela Beach, but it could also happen that we go to Azurara Beach, or Ofir Beach.
  • Depending on your arrival day, there might be a surf lesson on the day of arrival. You will be notified on location.

Surf equipment

  • Surf equipment: When booking a surf package, making use of a surfboard and a wetsuit is included for all guests throughout their stay.

Surf storage

  • Surf storage: It is possible to store your own surf equipment in our storage.

What is there to do?

The activities below are available during most of the season. The addons which do not appear in the booking tool can be booked on location.

Activities

  • Bike exploration: You can use our bikes for free to get to know our fantastic local beaches and all its surrounding nature.
  • Day trip to cultural cities: If you still have energy left after surfing, you must discover the cities of Póvoa de Varzim, Vila do Conde or Esposende which fascinates tourists with its rich culture, impressive history and atmosphere.

Activities to add-on

  • Power yoga lessons: Yoga and surfing complement each other very well, so this vacation will be a wholesome experience for you! A basic surfing routine together with a regular yoga practice will improve your surfing and help you keep a strong and healthy body, enhancing every aspect of your life!
  • Dinner: All the delicious Portuguese dishes are freshly prepared, using local fresh and natural products such as fish of the day, meat and vegetables. To accompany meals, our surf camp serves the local wines, unique in flavors and of great quality. After a long day of surfing, the delicious smell of our kitchen will mark you forever.

Food & Drinks

What to expect?

This is an overview of what you can expect in terms of food & drinks. When selecting your prefered package during the booking process, you will know exactly on how many meals you can count.
  • Breakfast: Included on a daily basis.
  • Lunch: Can be purchased throughout your stay.
  • Dinner: Can be purchased throughout your stay.

Drinks

  • Drinks can be purchased at our bar.

Cooking facilities

  • We have a kitchen which is available to our guests at all times.

Dietary requirements

  • In case you have any particular dietary requirements, please inform us.
  • We cater diets.
  • In case your requirements are very specific, please clarify this during the booking process so we can prepare our kitchen for you.

Facilities

Below you will find the facilities that are available for most of the season. A EUR sign (€) refers to a paid addon.

Accommodation

  • WiFi
  • Electricity
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Lockers
  • TV
  • Wash machine
  • Desk to work
  • Kitchen
  • Fridge
  • Pet friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Coffee / tea
  • Wetsuit storage
  • Surf storage
  • Microwave
  • ATM nearby

Entertainment

  • Skate ramp
  • Skateboards
  • Bikes
  • Bar
  • Excursions
  • Yoga
  • Board games

Services

  • Day care
  • Beach towel
  • Made beds
  • Shower gel
  • Coffee / tea
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Location

Transfer

  • From Estela (surf camp) to Oporto airport:
    • Price single trip per person: € 20,-
    • Price return trip per person: € 20,-
    • Please note: The transfer is made in our vans. The surf camp is just 20 minutes from Oporto airport.
    • Pick up information: One day before your flight we will contact you by whatsapp. The meeting point is outside the airport.

Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

Address

  • Rua da Madrugada nº89, 4570-215 Estela

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is on Saturday from 14:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is on Saturday from 11:00.
  • Check-in / check-out extra information:
  • Payment options: 1

Reviews

5 / 5 - 25 reviews

is rated with a 5 /5 on Google, based on 25 reviews. Below are a maximum of 5 reviews:

Blai Rosés 5 / 5

Super clean, tidy and amorous space. Nice food and great surf and living ambient. We love it.

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John Dougan 5 / 5

Raquel, Marco & their son Rodrigo have made this the best hostel experience! From the rooms, and how immaculately clean the place js kept by Raquel (and her cooking), to the s

rf lessons this place is 10/10. In terms of value for money, it is unbelievable! Can’t recommend enough!

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Nataschas Stocker 5 / 5

It was a Great Time. The Family is really lovely and want to help everybody. She cooks for Dinner every day and the Food was amazing. The rooms are clean. I get a Surf lesson

nd it was really funny. The best Hostel ever!!!!

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Pam Pam 5 / 5

Fabulous place with great hosts. Charming and very clean. Breakfast is amazing with pumping jam and salty butter :) Hosts are friendly and help you for everything. Surf classe

available with owners and recent bar in their wonderful yard. Paradise for resting and practising sport with friends and family.

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Theo Rocamora Seguí 5 / 5

Because the treatment is close but respecting your privacy, the incredible food, the beautiful and very careful house, the waves always constant and not overcrowded ... Diffic

lt to find a fault! The movie hosts.

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