Surf Camp Alentejo


Praia Galé, Portugal

4.2 / 5 - 210 reviews Open Gallery

What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging in surf camp
Solo travellers, friends
Average age guest: 18 - 28 years old
Surf lessons optional, all levels

All meals are included
Airport transfers available
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
You can book yoga and surf

Highlights

  • The Dreamsea Vibe: At our surf camp you will experience the real surf-vibe, with beautiful people and amazing activities
  • Fingerlicking good: We are talking about our food, because it's amazing! Fresh cheeses for breakfast or barbecue with amazing salads during our dinner buffet
  • Tranquillity: Our surf camp is located in the woods of the beautiful Alentejo. During a week or two you will fully find the rest you might well need during this getaway from your busy lifestyle

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A Message from your host

Yanis, Host

Hi guys!! I'm here to make your stay amaaaaaaazing! We love you all because you are amazing people! We will do a lot of activties and we will surf. Oh yes we will surf!
Together with the rest of the team, we will organise the activities and we will make sure you are feeling 100% at ease and that you are having the time of your life.

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Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 18 and 28 years old. The minimum age is 16.
  • Our camp in Alentejo is truly amazing for everyone looking for that authentic surf vibe. All people just want to have fun, enjoy the surf lifestyle and learn from each other
  • This accommodation is suitable for Solo travellers, friends, couples.
  • This accommodation is family friendly. Families are with us every week.

Accommodation

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

Shared Bell tents

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared tent with single bed(s). Suitable for 3 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Private room: This accommodation cannot be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The tents host up to 3 people so in case you book alone or together, you are likely to share the tent. We aim to not have people from a different gender sharing these tents

Glamping tent

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private tent with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Private room: This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The Glamping tents you can book privately (double bed) or together (please specify double bed or twin beds). It's even possible to add another mattress for a third person

Surf Levels

Surf Camp Alentejo offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:
  • Beginners: You have never surfed (0) or you have had some lessons (1)
    • Best months: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct.
  • Intermediate: You have surfed independently one smaller green waves (2)
    • Best months: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct.
  • Advanced: not applicable at this beach
    • Best months: .

Surf packages

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

10h surf course

  • 10h surf course: During 10 hours you will learn surfing at your own level. We have a Level 0, Level 1 and Level 2 course so this will suit everyone. During the lessons, we will focus both on the practical and theorical part of surfing, all taught by one of the very experienced surf teachers we have 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:

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 Praia Galé.
  • There won't be any surf lessons on the day of your arrival.

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

  • Beach Volley Tournament: After a few days in the camp it’s time to see who has improved the most playing beach volley, join our volley tournament and win fantastic prizes, good fun guaranteed!
  • Movie Night: Once per week we will show a movie at our amazing summer cinema, get a good place and enjoy our selection of movies.
  • Ping Pong: Now it’s time for the Ping Pong tournament. Show your skills with the table tennis bat in tough duels.

Activities to add-on

  • Lisbon Trip: Once every week we take the guests to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. You will visit the most interesting places of this city, including some viewpoints

Nightlife

  • Even though there are no official bars closeby, we will make sure that there are options to celebrate life and our holidays, for the people who are up for it!

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: Included on a daily basis.
  • Dinner: Included on a daily basis.

Drinks

  • Drinks can be purchased at our bar.

Cooking facilities

  • We do not have a kitchen for our guests.

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
  • Lockers
  • Wash machine
  • Pet friendly
  • Coffee / tea
  • Wetsuit storage
  • Surf storage

Entertainment

  • Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Skate ramp
  • Skateboards
  • Bikes
  • Animation
  • Bar
  • Excursions
  • Yoga
  • Board games

Services

  • Day care
  • Made beds
  • Coffee / tea
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Location

Transfer

  • From Lisbon Airport:
    • Price single trip per person: € 35,-
    • Price return trip per person: € 70,-
    • Please note: On Saturdays, we offer 4 pick-ups and 4 drop-off from/to Lisbon Airport. You can be picked up at: 10:30, 14:30 and 18:30 and there will be another transfer for the guests arriving last. Drop-offs will arrive at the airport around 09:00, 13:00 and 17:00 (and if guests need to be at the airport earlier too).
    • Pick up information: There is a van with a driver, holding a Dreamsea-sign, just outside of the terminal (where the busses leave from)
  • From Grândola Trainstation:
    • Price single trip per person: € 5,-
    • Price return trip per person: € 10,-
    • Please note: The hour of the pick-up is flexible. Please communicate the time you will arrive at the station at least 1 week prior to arrival
    • Pick up information:

Public transport

  • From Lisbon Airport
    • Route steps:
      1. Lisbon Airport
      2. Lisbon Oriente - trainstation
      3. Grândola - trainstation
    • Extra information: From the airport, take the metro to Oriente (3 stops). There you can purchase a ticket to Grândola, from where you can be picked up (the final stop of this train is Faro).

Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

Address

  • Camping da Praia da Galé, Fontaínhas do Mar, 7570-689 Melides, Portugal

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is on Saturday from 15:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is on Saturday from 11:00.
  • Check-in / check-out extra information: If you arriving very early, you can always store your luggage at the camp and use our facilities. In some cases we can accept guests arriving on other days than Saturday
  • Payment options: 1

Reviews

4.2 / 5 - 210 reviews

is rated with a 4.2 /5 on Google, based on 210 reviews. Below are a maximum of 5 reviews:

Andreas Christou 5 / 5

We had the most amazing time at Dreamsea Surf Camp with the Dreamsea family. Food was awesome and plenty, and the vibes were just awesome. There were fun events for people to

njoy and get to know each all day (and night) long! More than just value for money holidays! Would definitely recommend!!

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Pavlo Glushko 5 / 5

We had a great time and realy learned surfing in two weeks. Thanks to the instructors. The food was great, tents cosy, stuff friendly and the entertainment program fun.

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Richard M 5 / 5

Nice! Nice staff Nice stuff (boards and tents) Nice remote!

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Simon Engelbrecht 5 / 5

Exceeding expectations. Professionally managed surf camp, excellent food, family atmosphere and pitch perfect location. Go for glamping plus.

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yonatan kedem 3 / 5

Driving 3-4 kilometers off the main road to discover that you need to pay more than 20€ (van parking + electricity) for dirty stink shower's and toilets made me a bit disapp

inted. I recommend it only if you really need parking with electricity and couldn't find other camping sites.

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