Estela Surf and Hostel


Estela (Porto), Portugal

5 / 5 - 26 reviews Open Gallery

What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging
Solo travellers, friends, couples, families
Average age: 20 - 40 years old (Min. 18)
Surf lessons included, all levels

Breakfast is included
Transfer(s) available
All year round
Add Opt for dinners and yoga class

Highlights

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy the life now!: The last 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.

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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.

Read more about this surf holiday

At Errant Surf we find it very important that you read about the experience that is offered at Estela Surf and Hostel. Our partner has provided the information you will read below. The booking tool will tell you exactly what you will get for what price.

The vibe at Estela Surf and Hostel

  • 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. We, Marco and Raquel, are the owners and together with our team we run this house. It's our mission to make you feel part of the family. In general we receive very great guests, with a very international character.

Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 20 and 40 years old. The minimum age is 18. Guests younger than 18 are welcome when accompanied by at least one parent.
  • This accommodation is suitable for solo travellers, friends, couples, families.

Accommodation

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

Double Room Barranha

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private room with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Come and enjoy this incredible private room with a comfortable double bed, ideal for sharing with your other half, a friend or just for yourself. This room has a private balcony overlooking our beautiful garden

Shared room Golf

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with bunk bed(s). Suitable for 4 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The spacious rooms have comfortable bunk beds, ideal if you want to meet other guests. These rooms have access to a balcony where you can relax outdoors. It is also a very affordable option.

shared room Estela

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with bunk bed(s). Suitable for 6 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: The spacious rooms have comfortable bunk beds, ideal if you would like to get to know your fellow guests. It's also a very affordable option.

Double room salgueira

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private room with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Come and enjoy this incredible private room with a comfortable double bed, ideal for sharing with your other half, a friend or just for yourself. This room has a balcony where you can relax outdoors or socialize with other guests

Surfing at Estela Surf and Hostel

From the beginner to the professional, the variety of surfing beaches in Estela will easily satisfy any level of surfing. We have the fortune that we are located on one of Portugal's best surf spots, but without the crowds. In Estela you can actually learn how to surf without the presence of hundreds of other surfers in the water.

The 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: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov.

Surf packages

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

Pack 2 Surf lessons

  • Pack 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:

Pack 5 Surf lessons

  • Pack 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: 1, We offer surf lessons for children who are able to swim and min. 5 years old
  • Safety: All teachers are experienced with surf training to kids and have all required certificates to do so.

Practical information

  • The surf lessons are taught in English, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese.
  • 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.
  • 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: No information provided

What is there to do?

The activities below are available during most of the season. The add-ons 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!

Food & Drinks

Breakfast is the most important food for an athlete, so Estela Surf & Hostel includes the best local products, natural juices and much more to start the day with good energy in a delicious continental breakfast. The delicious Portuguese dishes are freshly prepared by our chef Raquel, 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. Estela Surf Bar is a fantastic bar located in our garden and is exclusive for our guests. Here you can always drink a coktail, and listen to good music.

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 vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free diets.
  • In case your requirements are very specific, please clarify this during the booking process so we can prepare our kitchen for you.

Location

Here the actual location of the surf camp is displayed. Below you will find the best way(s) of how to get there.

The address of Estela Surf and Hostel

  • Rua da Madrugada n°89, 4570-215 Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal

How to reach Estela Surf and Hostel by Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

How to reach Estela Surf and Hostel by Transfer

  • From Estela (surf camp) to Oporto airport:
    • Price single trip per person: € 20,-
    • Price 2 ways per person: € 40,-
  • Please note: The transfer is made in our vans. The surf camp is just 20 minutes from Oporto airport.

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is every day from 15:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is every day from 12:00.
  • Payment options: Mastercard, Visa card, Maestro, Cash, ATM nearby.
  • Insurances: For information about or if you would like to add insurance to your surf holiday see the following link.
  • Visa and health: visit our page with information on the current situation in regards to visas and health. This page does not include information in regards to covid.
  • GGTO Guarantee Fund: we are a member of the GGTO Guarantee Fund. A one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person will be charged on top of your booking.

Basic pack list

You will receive more information about 'what to pack' in the welcome information. For now we just would like to make you aware of the most important things:

  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen / after sun
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Party outfit
  • Passport / ID
  • Insurance details
  • Charger

Reviews

5 / 5 - 26 reviews

Estela Surf and Hostel is rated with a 5 /5 on Google, based on 26 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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Good to know

Secure your spot by paying 30% only of the total travel fee. The outstanding amount will be charged 6 weeks prior to your arrival.

If you cancel the reservation you are welcome to help us by opting for travel credit for a later date. You can also request a full refund, less a 5% fee (fee from our credit card service provider). This applies until 14 days prior to arrival

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Small print

Terms and Conditions On this booking our booking terms apply.
Cancelations See our terms and conditions for the cancellation policy.
Modification of booking See our terms and conditions for the modification policy.
Travel Operator This surf holiday is operated by Errant Surf in collaboration with Surf Camp Alentejo.
Minimum age The minimum age to stay in this accommodation is 16 years old.
Accommodation type You will be able to select the preferred accommodation type during the bookings process.
Exclusive You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Travel documents Open this page for information regarding travel documents.
Preferences If you pass this on afterwards, we cannot guarantee your preference.
Tourist tax Tourist tax must be paid on location.
Location and accommodation You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Duration of holiday You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Insurance Open this page for the information regarding trael insurance.
GGTO Guarantee Fund On behalf of the GGTO Guarantee Fund a one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person is required.
Disclaimer Every day we take great care and attention to keep the information about the hotel up to date. Nevertheless, it can happen that facilities, opening hours and / or possible costs change regularly.