Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha


Tocha, Portugal

4.9 / 5 - 9 reviews Open Gallery

What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging
Solo travellers, friends, couples, families
Average age: 23 - 38 years old (Min. 18)
Surf lessons optional, all levels

All meals are included
Transfers included
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Add Yoga and activities optional

Highlights

  • Old fisherman's village: The surf camp is located just next to the fisherman village of Praia da Tocha, with restaurants, markets and bars. Just a few minutes from the surf camp its located the beach, one of the best-kept secrets of Portugal, an outstanding large beach with yellow sand and amazing surfing breaks.
  • Delicious Food: Surfing-life requires a balanced and nutritive diet, surfing is a very demanding sport, and the food is the fuel of your body. Our menu specially designed by our food experts mix the local Portuguese cuisine with international elements, always using fresh and local products.
  • Beautiful Beach: Praia da Tocha is one of Portugal's most scenic beaches: a wild yellow sandy beach that acts as the perfect link between the Atlantic Ocean and its waves and the village with its typical building “Os Palheiros”. You will be enjoying mesmerizing sceneries throughout your entire stay

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A Message from your host

Vinny, Host

Yeeww, welcome at our amazing surf camp in Praia da Tocha, one of Portugal's most beautiful beaches! Have the time of your life, we are here to do anything to make that happen!
We love that we have a nice mix of guests who like to get to know each other, but at the same time also value their privacy and space. The camps looking amazing again this year so we are more than thrilled to welcome you.

Read more about this surf holiday

At Errant Surf we find it very important that you read about the experience that is offered at Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha. 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 Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha

  • We aim to create a nice mixed vibe for people that are seeking some more tranquility but also catering the guests that are looking for that surf-ambiance with social contact

Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 23 and 38 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:

Shared Bell Tent

  • 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.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: If you are three guests, you can have the tent privately, otherwise you will be sharing with other guests of the same gender. It is even possible to block off a bed (surcharge applies) to get the tent privately.

Private Bell tent

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private tent with twin bed(s) or double bed(s). Suitable for 3 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: These tents come with 2 single beds or a double bed for optimal comfort for either one or two guests. It's even possible to add a single mattress for a 3th guest

Surfing at Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha

Our surfing program has been specially designed by professionals of physical education, surf and sports. If you want to become a better surfer, we have the best coaching programs available to help you

The Surf Levels

Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:

Beginners

  • The Basics, get the feeling of ride small rolling and breaking waves on easy to follow steps (level 0)
  • Best months: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep.

Intermediate

  • Get excited, challenge yourself, understand the waves and how it works, timing & take off and perform front & back side turns (Level 1 and 2)
  • Best months: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep.

Surf packages

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

BASIC SURFING COURSE

  • BASIC SURFING COURSE: Joining the Basic Surfing Course you will have 10 hours of Surfing lessons in the water + 1 hour of surfing theory. Enough time to learn the basics, stand up in the board and have a lot of fun. 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:

INTENSIVE SURFING COURSE

  • INTENSIVE SURFING COURSE: If you really want to make the most of your week and give a boost to your surfing skills, this is your course, 15 hours of practical surfing lessons and 1 hour of theory. You will have 7 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. 9 years old
  • Safety: The teacher will make the final call whether it's safe enough for kids to join in on a surf lesson, as it's safety first at all times.

Practical information

  • The surf lessons are taught in English.
  • 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 da Tocha.
  • 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
Do you want to know more about surfing in or around Tocha, Portugal? Read more.

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

  • Tiki Bar: It´s time for holidays, after an exhausting day down the sun, full of surfing and other activities and sports, it´s time for chilling and a nice cold reward. We have for you a nice selection of local beers and wines, or some cocktails too if you fancy.
  • Chill-Out: Because at Dreamsea there is time for everything, our beautiful chill-out area is the perfect place for reading a book, having a nap or just rest a bit before another surfing session or some night party.
  • Mini-Ramp: Are you a skater? enjoy our mini-ramp to practice your tricks. Do you want to learn some skate? just ask some of our staff for some help.
  • Swimming Pool: If you are too lazy for walking to the beach, or just tired of sand and salt, just have a quick bath in the swimming pool.

Activities to add-on

  • Yoga: Find the perfect equilibrium for your body and soul complementing the practice of surf with yoga lessons. It helps you developing balance, focus and breathing. Our morning lessons are meant to energize your body and mind and the evening lessons are good for stretching your muscles and relaxing
  • Excursions: Visit the beautiful cities of Coimbra or Porto. It happens often that we organize daytrips to these fabulous destinations with rich cultures, an amazing cuisine and many sights to see.

Nightlife

  • There won't be much of a nightlife and partying isn't the main aim of the guests visiting us. However this does not mean we will not have a couple of drinks with our guests. Still, a quiet evening/night at the camp will be secured at all times.
Do you want to know more about activities in or around Tocha, Portugal? Read more.

Food & Drinks

Surfing Life requires a balanced and nutritive diet, surfing is a very demanding sport, and the food is the fuel of your body. Our menu specially designed by our food experts mix the local Portuguese cuisine with international elements, always using fresh and local products.

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 vegetarian, vegan, gluten-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 Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha

  • Rua dos pescadores, Rua Nossa Senhora Da Tocha, 3060-391 Tocha, Portugal

How to reach Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha by Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

How to reach Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha by Transfer

  • From Coimbra Train Station:
    • Price single trip per person: € 15,-
    • Price 2 ways per person: € 30,-
  • Please note: Please send us an indication of your arrival at Coimbra Station well in time! We will group people on the same transfer, so sometimes you or other guests would have to wait a little for the pick-up.

  • From Porto Airport:
    • Price single trip per car of 3 persons: € 150,-
    • Price 2 ways per car of 3 persons: € 300,-
  • Please note: Get picked-up from Porto Airport with a straight transfer to our camp. In case this option is too pricey, alternatively you can book a train to Coimbra. Please make sure to do this in time, as these trains can get pretty full during high season.

How to reach Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha by Public transport

  • From Porto Airport
    • Route steps:
      1. Get to the city centre
      2. Take a train to Coimbra
      3. Make sure you've got your pick-up booked from there
  • Extra information: The train from Porto to Coimbra (and back) can get pretty busy. Make sure you book the tickets well in advance

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is on Saturday from 16:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is on Saturday from 11:00.
  • Check-in / check-out extra information: All arrivals are on Saturdays. In case you arrive early or leave late, it's no problem to leave your luggage at the reception and enjoy the beaches and great food options Praia da Tocha has to offer.
  • Payment options: 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
  • Swimwear
  • Facemask
  • Passport / ID
  • Insurance details
  • Charger

Reviews

4.9 / 5 - 9 reviews

Dreamsea Surf Camp Tocha is rated with a 4.9 /5 on Google, based on 9 reviews. Below are a maximum of 5 reviews:

Guille Vega 5 / 5

Fabian Schnüriger 5 / 5

Beautiful. Amazing. Love it.

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Joelle Schiltz 5 / 5

Great experience. Super delicious food. Friendly staff. Good surf teachers. Everything was just perfect.

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Johan De Bruin 5 / 5

Awesome people, good food, lots of fun and I learnt how to surf!

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Nikola Šumerová 5 / 5

Loved our holiday here. The Dreamsea camp is about 5mins from the beach but it´s very chill & cozy, has amazing food and friendly people. We stayed at the Glamping tent which

I highly recommend for more privacy and space.

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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.