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Surf Holidays Portugal

On this page you will find the best surfing holidays in Portugal. Use the filters below to find the surf holiday in Portugal that really suits you.
Portugal is hip and happening! The beautiful country in southwest Europe has all the ingredients for a great surf holiday. Portugal has a fantastic coastline with plenty of great surf spots. During a surf holiday in Portugal everything comes together: the wonderful climate, beautiful nature, friendly people and great surf spots for surfers of all levels. Are you interested in a surf holiday in Portugal? Then use the filters below to find the surf holiday that best suits your needs.

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Region: Coimbra, Portugal 4.9/ 5 - 15 reviews

Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha

Old fisherman's village
Avg. 23 - 38 years old. (Min. 18)
Beginners & intermediate
May - Sep (Stay between 3 - 14 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 219,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. meals
Errant warrant
Region: Lisbon, Portugal 4.7/ 5 - 49 reviews

Surf Cascais

Perfect conditions all year!
Avg. 23 - 32 years old. (Min. 18)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
All year round (Minimum stay: 4 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 220,- per person
Based on 4 nights, incl. surfl lessons & meals
Errant warrant
Region: Lisbon, Portugal 4.9/ 5 - 360 reviews

Gota dAgua Surfcamp and Suites

Great place to surf
Avg. 21 - 32 years old. (Min. 18)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
Apr - Oct (8 or 15 days, fixed group)
Transfer(s) available
From € 129,- per person
Based on 3 nights, incl. meals
Errant warrant
Region: Sintra, Portugal 4.8/ 5 - 31 reviews

Dreamsea Surf House

Tranquility and comfort
Avg. 25 - 45 years old. (Min. 18)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
All year round (Minimum stay: 4 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 649,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. surfl lessons & meals
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Region: Aljezur, Portugal 5/ 5 - 20 reviews

SURFinn Algarve

Villa with pool and seaview
Avg. 26 - 39 years old. (Min. 18)
Beginners & intermediate
All year round (8 or 15 days, fixed group)
Parking is available
From € 105,- per person
Based on 3 nights, incl. meals
Errant warrant
Region: Ericeira, Portugal 4.7/ 5 - 101 reviews

Rapture Surf Camp Ericeira

Our inclusions
Avg. 22 - 35 years old. (Min. 18)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
Mar - Nov (Minimum stay: 4 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 495,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. meals
Errant warrant
Region: Alentejo, Portugal 4.6/ 5 - 22 reviews

Rapture Surf Camp Milfontes

Permaculture Eco Camp
Avg. 24 - 38 years old. (Min. 18)
Beginners & intermediate
Jul - Sep (Minimum stay: 3 nights)
Parking is available
From € 80,- per person
Based on 2 nights, incl. meals
Errant warrant
Region: Lisbon, Portugal 4.9/ 5 - 86 reviews

Surf Lisbon Surf House

Ocean Front Surf House
Avg. 25 - 38 years old. (Min. 18)
Beginners & intermediate
Feb - Nov (Minimum stay: 5 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 385,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. surf lessons
Errant warrant
Region: Porto, Portugal 5/ 5 - 59 reviews

Estela Surf and Hostel

Surf in the countryside
Avg. 22 - 36 years old. (Min. 18)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
Apr - Dec (Stay for 8 or 15 days)
Transfer(s) available
From € 350,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. surfl lessons & meals
Errant warrant
Region: Peniche, Portugal 4.9/ 5 - 40 reviews

Da Silva Surfcamp

Surf Holidays for Families
Avg. 30 - 50 years old. (Min. 12)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
Mar - Nov (Minimum stay: 5 nights)
Transfer(s) available
From € 340,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. surfl lessons & meals
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Region: Lisbon, Portugal 4.8/ 5 - 14 reviews

Kids Surf Camp Gota Dagua

Surf, sleep and fun
Avg. 12 - 18 years old. (Min. 12)
All surf levels, incl. beginners
Jul - Aug ()
Transfer(s) available
From € 629,- per person
Based on 7 nights, incl. surfl lessons & meals

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About surfing in Portugal

Portugal lies along its entire length on the Atlantic Ocean. Because of this, there are plenty of surf spots in this beautiful southern European country. The variety of surf spots is very large, and surfers of all levels can visit Europe’s surfing paradise. It is not for nothing that the world record for surfing the highest wave was set here by American Garrett McNamara. But also beginning surfers can do well in Portugal. In addition to excellent surfing conditions, Portugal has a wonderful climate, an excellent price-quality ratio and delicious food and drink. In short: a fantastic destination for your surf holiday!

Surfing in Portugal in a nutshell

  • Surf spots: Portugal is situated along the entire coast on the Atlantic Ocean. Surfers from all walks of life head to Portugal for some of the best surf spots in the world.
  • Reasonable prices: on the Atlantic coast of Portugal prices of food, drinks and accommodation are often much lower than in other parts of Europe.
  • Climate: The Portuguese climate is mild, sunny and therefore very pleasant for different types of holidays. Especially in the summer months, there is very little precipitation throughout Portugal.
  • Food and Drink: A surf holiday in Portugal is not complete without trying the local cuisine. Each region has its own delicious specialties.
  • Offer of surfing holidays: The excellent Portuguese waves have led to surfers from all over the world coming to Portugal every year. As a result, the offer of surfing holidays has increased considerably.
  • Special cities: on the Portuguese coast you will find a number of centuries-old, beautiful cities. The most famous city is of course Lisbon, but also Porto is absolutely worth a visit.
  • History of Surfing in Portugal
    The earliest mention of one of the precursors of surfing in Portugal was in 1946, when the first “Bodysurf Club” was founded. The members of this cub moved lying down on cork boards. Modern day surfing in Portugal started in the late 50s or early 60s. Surfboards were bought from Biarritz, at that time the centre of surfing in Europe. In general, a surfer named Pedro Lima is considered the ancestor of Portuguese surfers.

History of surfing in Portugal

The earliest mention of one of the precursors of surfing in Portugal was in 1946, when the first “Bodysurf Club” was founded. The members of this cub moved lying down on cork boards. Modern day surfing in Portugal started in the late 50s or early 60s. Surfboards were bought from Biarritz, at that time the centre of surfing in Europe. In general, a surfer named Pedro Lima is considered the ancestor of Portuguese surfers.

The best surf spots of Portugal

Portugal is a country with some 900 kilometres of beautiful beaches with favourable waves. The country therefore offers surf spots in abundance. Some surf spots are excellent for experienced surfers, but Portugal is also very good for beginners. This can make it difficult to find exactly the spot that suits you if you want to learn to surf. Below you will find five excellent surf spots for beginning surfers. Even if you have never surfed before, these are excellent options.

Porto and surroundings

Porto is Portugal’s largest city after Lisbon and also an important port. Both in and around this northern Portuguese city, there is excellent surfing. Porto’s main surf spot is Matasinhos, an excellent surf spot for surfers of all levels. Porto is an ideal choice if, in addition to surfing, you are also looking for a wide cultural and culinary offer during your surfing holiday.

Ericeira

Erieira is one of the most popular destinations in Portugal for surfers. This is partly because there are a large number of different surf spots to be found in this town for both beginners and advanced surfers.

Costa da Caparica

Caparica, also known as Costa da Caparica, is located in the Portuguese municipality of Almada in the district of Setúbal. It is a former fishing village located close to Lisbon. Since Caparica consists of one large beach divided into small beaches, there is a beach for everyone with the right conditions. This makes it an ideal spot for beginning surfers.

Aljezur

Aljezur, located in Southern Portugal, is known for its beautiful villages, beautiful bays and fantastic surf beaches. This makes it a popular place for a holiday, and to learn to surf. Besides the fantastic surfing beaches, you can also enjoy atmospheric Portuguese cafes and restaurants.

Carcavelos

Carcavelos is the most famous beach of Lisbon. From the centre of Lisbon it takes about 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by public transport to reach the beach. The excellent accessibility, the excellent surf conditions and the wide sandy beach make Carcavelos very popular.

Alentejo

Located on the Atlantic Ocean, you will find the beautiful region of Alentejo. With a coastline of over 100 kilometres, you will find sandy beaches with beautiful rocks here. Along the endless coast, you will find numerous surf spots that are very suitable for starting surfers. You can do this at various surfing accommodations in this beautiful region.

Is Portugal a good destination for beginning surfers?

We from SurfaWhile say wholeheartedly yes to this. Every year there are plenty of novice surfers on a surf trip to Portugal.

When is the best time to surf in Portugal?

Portugal has hundreds of surf spots and it's important to have a good idea where you can surf best and when. Of course your level is essential. The south coast of Portugal is pretty much flat during the summer while it can receive some swell during the winter season. If you're looking at the west coast of Portugal, it's best to go on a surf trip to Portugal between May and early October.