Gota d’Agua Caparica, Portugal

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Gota d’Agua Caparica, Portugal

Gota d'Agua is a particular home favorite of Errant for one key reason...they really know what a surfing holiday should be. The surf house is run by four legendary surfers that we like to call the Four Boys of Gota d'Agua. Backed by a number of volunteers, the four boys are experts at giving you exactly what a surfing holiday should be. They are extremely attentive and are ready to help at a moments notice. Rarely in a surf house is customer service held in such high regard, the only thing they love more than putting a smile on your face is taking you surfing!
Caparica is a terrific choice for your surfing holiday because of its versatility in terms of getting to world class surf spots and for excursions. The combination of great beaches and expertly taught surf lessons makes this a perfect place to begin your surfing adventure. You can easily upgrade your package to include Yoga sessions to help you unwind and loosen up after a tough day surfing. Yoga & Surfing is the best combination since Sunsets & Sangria..... You can get a lot of those at Gota d'Agua too!!!
What Errant likes about this surfing holiday?
  • Excellent attentive staff
  • Portuguese Surf House
  • Local & delicious meals
  • Great surf lessons and materials

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About the Gota d’Agua Caparica, Portugal

What to expect during this surfing holiday?

7 nights in surf house
Meal package included
10 hrs Surf lessons

Yoga included
Live music & excursions
Airport transfer optional

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Accommodation

You will never forget the day you met the four boys of Gota d’Agua ! A stay at this incredible surf house is an experience not just a typical surfing holiday because of the attention to detail present at the surf house.

    • Shared Room: The majority of visitors stay in a shared room of bunk beds, however these are much more comfy and enjoyable than traditional bunk beds. All beds come made with bedding included, a rarity across most surf accommodations.  Every guest is given a locker for valuables.
    • Private: It is possible to stay in a private room or a double/triple. There are 2 private rooms in this house however the Gota d’Agua suites are a thirty second walk away with 5 more rooms.

Surfing

Caparica is littered with great surfing beaches to choose from, which makes it particularity unique. Gota d’ Agua is very well acquainted with all of the available beaches as they have 4 surf schools across Caprica that can give lessons to guests depending on when and were the best swells are, at any particular moment.

  • Surfing Holiday Package Options: 
    • 10 hours of surfing lessons, of which 1 hour of theory lessons (included)
    • Upgrade to 16 hours is possible (including 1 hour of theory lessons)
    • Transfer to the surfing beaches during class.
    • Use mountain bike, so that you can also go to the surf schools to surf on your own.
  • All surf material are included in the price of the stay. You can always head down to the surf schools to surf on your own.

Activities

Yoga: A complimentary Yoga session is included with your stay for you to unwind after a long day surfing.

Lisbon: Located only a stones through away from Caparica, Lisbon is ready and waiting for you to explore as soon as you get here. There is a weekly excursion organised by the surf house. Enjoy a whole day of Lisbons incredible Gastronomy, Art & Museums. You can also get an uber from Caparica to Lisbon for about 10-15 euro’s each if there are 4 of you.

Chill: The Dreamsea Moto is ‘Everything is possible, Nothing is Mandatory’, meaning that if you fancy you can easily take yourself off with a good book and chill out for the day

Food & Drinks

A lovingly curated breakfast of fresh fruit and local produce is prepared for you every morning and is included within the price of your stay. In addition, during your stay you will receive 5 x dinners, prepared on site. One of the real highlights of a stay at Gota d’agua is the friday night BBQ , filled with live music, drinks and getting to know your fellow surfers.

  • There are plenty of options available to vegetarians and vegans alike.
  • Dietary Requirements: If you have specific allergies or food concerns then you can inform the manager upon arrival and this will be catered too. If you have a potentially more obscure allergies then please let us know in advance so we can make arrangements with the surf house.
  • Cooking Facilities: there is a kitchen available that all guests can use. This is a true luxury at a surf house, giving you flexibility with your lunch arrangements.

Outside the surf camp

Caparica itself is more of a rest and relaxation centric kind of place. The surf house has it’s own out door bar that acts as the epicenter for all socializing and partying at the house. Event’s such as the BBQ or wine tastings add a lot to the social aspect of a surf trip. However, if you still have a craving for a more typical nightlife then you have a few options:

  • Caparica: Fresh Bar and Wild Wednesday’s are crowd favorites among guests at Gota d’agua. Fresh bar is a great little bar down in the town, a hotspot pretty much all week. Wild Wednesdays is, to nobody surprise, on Wednesdays. Drinking, dancing and hangovers are all part of the wild Wednesday agenda. I true Portuguese experience!
  • Lisbon: One of the best things about staying in Caparica is that you get to relax in tranquility and party in Lisbon. For a small 15 euro fee each for 4 people you can get an uber straight to the party capital of Portugal !1

Facilities

    WiFi (free) Free parking Desk for laptop Lockers Kitchen for guests Bikes for free Skateboard Fitness Coffee/tea Beds made Bath towel incl. Breakfast Dinner Table tennis

Location

  • R. Vasco da Gama 20
  •  2825-838 Trafaria
  •  Portugal

 

For more information as to how to get to the house, please see the tab entitled transport.

Practical information

Arrival: During high season, ie. from June to September, the stay is from Saturday to Saturday (other months, arrival day is flexible, Saturday is still recommended)

Debit card and credit card: in Caparica you can pay with a debit card or with a credit card (Mastercard or Visa).

Wifi:  WiFi is available in the surf house.

Basic Pack List

  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit / Bikini
  • Bath towel & towel
  • Warm clothes
  • Some cash can always be useful
  • Insurances

Dates & Prices

Price overview

The prices below are the prices per person per week. The rates are determined based on the arrival date.

Date of arrival March 08 - May 29May 30 - Oct. 29Oct. 03 - Nov.28
Shared Room, Standard Package € 439€ 519€ 439
Private Room, Standard Package € 579€ 659€ 579,-
Double Room, Standard Package€ 509,- € 589,-€ 509,-

We request a one-off contribution of € 15,- per booking for the benefit of the guarantee fund GGTO . See the "included" tab below for an overview of the basic package and any additional options.

What is is/not included?

IncludedNot Included
7 night stay including bedding.Flights to Portugal
7 x breakfast, 5 x dinnerTransfer by car to surf house ( see add ons)
Unlimited use of all surfing materials Upgrade to 16hours of surf lessons, incl theory lessons
10 hours of surfing lessons, incl. theoryYoga lessons, can be arranged when booking.
1 x yoga sessionExcursion to Lisbon
Use of facilities at surf house Alcohol & Soft Drinks
Use of mountain biked, surf movie night, welcome drink

Add-ons

Add-onsPrice per person
Upgrade too 16 hours of surf lessons€ 50,-
Upgrade too 3 extra yoga sessions (bookable on site) € 30,-
Discount if surf lesson are not needed.€ 80,-

Transport

Transfer Price per person
Airport transfer from Lisbon Airport ( Return)€ 50,-
Airport Transfer from Lisbon Airport ( One Way) € 25,-

Reviews

4.8 / 5 - 84 reviews

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