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Experience a surfer’s lifestyle at our authentic Glamping Surf Camp in Porto! Immerse yourself in the thrill of surfing by day, chill by the campfire with like-minded people in the evening, and retreat to the cozy embrace of glamping by night. Our meticulously designed accommodations redefine the camping experience, offering a harmonious blend of comfort and style.
Our surf camp is based in a camping park in a little town north of Porto, it is a 7-minute walk to the local beach and a 15-minute drive to the surfing spot.
All packages include glamping accommodation in spacious tipi tents, healthy breakfast and dinner, surf lessons, transfers to the surfing beach, and all the surf gear during the lessons.
Beach. Surf. Camp.

HIGHLIGHTS

7 nights Glamping Surf Camp in Porto

Choose a private or shared tipi tent

Sleep in comfortable premium mattresses

Bed sheets, pillows and duvets provided

Every day breakfast and 5 dinners

5 surf lessons with all the surf gear

Transfers to the best surf spots

Surf theory lesson

Several activities throughout the week

Free photos of the week included

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PACKAGES

First Waves

Whether it is your first time or you have already surfed a few times before but can´t catch a green wave yet, this is for you! You will learn or have a refresh of the basics of surfing. We will teach you and guide you towards riding your first waves by yourself in a safe environment and aim to ride your first green waves by the end of the week. This is the basic package included when you book a shared or private tipi.
From 461€ pp/week (low season).

Progression

If you can already ride a green wave by yourself, then this is the package for you. You will perfect your surfing skills with lessons in smaller groups for intermediate and advanced surfers. We focus on the areas you want to improve: perfecting the take-off, turning, doing the bottom turn, and riding the green wave. This add-on to the basic package includes a more hands-on coaching approach with video analysis and 2 surf skate sessions.
50€ pp/week.

Surf & Yoga

Surf and Yoga go hand in hand. Yoga helps to increase core strength and flexibility which gives you more balance, power and ultimately improves your surfing. It´s also a nice relaxing time where you are in touch with the elements as we either have the yoga classes on the beach or a quiet area in the camp. This package includes 4 yoga classes and can be added to the basic package as well as the progression package.
50€ for 4 Yoga lessons.

Venue

The Camp

Our Glamping Surf Camp, based in a camping park, is nestled among lush tall trees, offering a tranquil haven of shade for relaxation. In our community area, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen with shared fridges and several cooking hobs. Swing by our surf camp bar for a refreshing drink after a good surf session and a sunny day at the beach. As the evening sets in, and after the included dinner, Join the festivities around the crackling campfire with fellow guests for a night of shared stories and laughter during our engaging evening activities.

For accommodation, select from our two distinctive glamping tent options: Our spacious shared tipi tents stand 3.50 meters high and span 6 meters in diameter, each featuring four cozy single beds. Alternatively, our private tipi tents range from 4 to 5 meters in diameter, offering a comfortable double bed ideal for couples or room for 2 to 3 friends. Both options include plush memory foam mattresses, pillows, premium bedding, electricity, ambient lighting, and a complete set of dishes for each guest.

Within the camping park, guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the inviting pool or engage in various sports on the campsite courts, including volleyball, football, basketball, padel, and tennis.

Conveniently situated in a fishing village near Porto and its airport, our Surf Camp boasts easy accessibility and is a mere 7-minute stroll from the sandy beach and local restaurants showcasing the freshest seafood and fish dishes you won't want to miss!

Shared Tipi Tents

7 nights in a shared tipi tent + 7 breakfast & 5 dinners + 5 surf lessons

From: $585.92/pp

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Shared Tipi Tents

Private Tipi (2 single beds)

7 nights in a private tipi for 2 + 7 breakfast & 5 dinners + 5 surf lessons

From: $655.96/pp

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Private Tipi (2 single beds)

Private Tipi (double bed)

7 nights in a private tipi for 2 + 7 breakfast & 5 dinners + 5 surf lessons

From: $655.96/pp

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Private Tipi (double bed)

Food


Our surf camp package includes a breakfast buffet with a diverse selection to satisfy every palate. For dinner, our chef prepares fresh and tasty international dishes including salad and dessert, 5 evenings a week (drinks are not included). Embracing dietary preferences, we proudly accommodate vegetarian and vegan diets.
On the two days without dinner (Monday and Wednesday) explore the vibrant Portuguese food culture at one of the local restaurants. Being in a charming fishing village, many restaurants offer an array of fresh fish and seafood we highly recommend.
If you prefer to prepare your own meal, you have the option to use our fully equipped kitchen. Once onsite, you can also decide to sign up for our optional lunch package for an extra 7€.
Food

ACTIVITIES

Surfing

Surfing

We drive you to the best surfing spot for the surf lessons. We surf in a great surf spot perfect to learn or improve your surfing; it’s an open beach break north of Porto ideal for all levels. Beginners will stay in the white water at the front and experienced surfers will be able to catch green waves at the back. We have a large selection of surfboards including hardtop longboards and shortboards.
Beach Lifestyle

Beach Lifestyle

You'll get plenty of time to enjoy the beach during your holidays with us. Once back from the surf lessons, you can spend the afternoon at the local beach which is about 7 minutes walk from the camp. We have beach volleyball nets, and balls you can use freely, as well as beach tennis sets.
You'll never get tired of the beautiful sunset over the ocean!
Facilities & activities

Facilities & activities

If you are tired of the beach, you can always jump into the campsite swimming pool and relax soaking up some sun.
The campsite has different sports courts such as a football court, tennis and padel courts, a basketball and a volleyball court. We have balls and tennis rackets you can use freely at the camp. We also have a few skates, surf skates, and a limited amount of bikes you can use for free.
Night Life

Night Life

When the sun goes down, join us around the crackling campfire for a few drinks and some good vibes. You´ll get to know the crew and the other international guests. Throughout the week we have a few activities including a pub quiz, movie night, cocktail night, and a guitar jam session. If you feel like partying a little longer nothing beats a bonfire on the beach with some music and a few drinks! For those wanting more action, you can easily hit the dance floors of Porto's vibrant bars and clubs.
Free photos

Free photos

We take pictures throughout the week and capture different moments of your surfing progress. We then show the pictures at the end of the week and let you have them... for free!
Now, when you catch a wave remember to look at the camera and smile :)
Visiting Porto

Visiting Porto

Wednesday is your free day, there are no lessons nor activities. It´s your chance to visit Porto and discover the amazing UNESCO world heritage city that won best European destinations a few times already. Immerse yourself in the Portuguese culture, wander in the small streets of the historic center of Porto, try a "pastel de nata" (Portuguese custard tart) and some Port wine. Next to the camping, there is a bus that takes you directly to Porto.
SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

We love the ocean and our planet, that´s the reason why we went through a process of certification by Biosphere to be recognised as a Sustainable surf camp and company. This means we are environmentally conscious, we support our local community and align with the 17 sustainable development goals of the UN.

DATES

June 2024
June 15 - 22 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$512.54 Per Person

June 22 - 29 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$512.54 Per Person

June 29 - July 6 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$512.54 Per Person

July 2024
July 6 - 13 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

July 13 - 20 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

July 20 - 27 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

July 27 - August 3 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

August 2024
August 3 - 10 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

August 10 - 17 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

August 17 - 24 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

August 24 - 31 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$585.92 Per Person

August 31 - September 7 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$512.54 Per Person

September 2024
September 7 - 14 2024

Portugal·7 nights

FROM$512.54 Per Person

FAQs

Our surf camp is based in the north of Portugal, on a little beach village called Lavra in the municipality of Matosinhos just north of Porto. Click here for Google maps link

Our surf camp is inside the camping park of Orbitur Angeiras, a campsite certified and recognized by the quality of its services and its facilities. It is located about 7 mins walk from the local beach. It has shower blocks with continuous hot water, a mini-market, a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool, and football, volleyball, and tennis courts. Check the camping park website here.

The closest airport is Porto Airport (OPO) which is about 10 mins drive from the camp.

The easiest and quickest way to get to the surfcamp is by car or taxi. Once you arrive at the campsite Orbitur Angeiras, go to the reception and let them know that you’re staying with I Surf Portugal surf camp, they will guide you to the surf camp. In the evening, you will meet with the rest of the crew and the other guests to enjoy a welcome meal together!


Taxi from Porto Airport (easiest and quickest): There are always many taxis at the airport. You can get a taxi from there directly without booking. If you prefer booking one in advance you can always use the Uber app. The price of a taxi is between 10€ and 15€.

Public transport from Porto Airport or Porto center (longest): Although it is not far at all, it is quite complicated and long to get to the surf camp by public transport as you have to get to Porto center by metro from the airport and then take a bus (which has many stops before reaching the final destination).

From the airport, take the metro (purple line) to "Sete Bicas". From there take the bus line 104 to Orbitur Angeiras. You can click here to have more details.

Arriving by car: If you arrive by car, enter the following address into your navigation system: Camping Orbitur Angeiras, Rua de Angeiras - Lavra, 4455-039 Matosinhos.

You can park your car on the external car park of the campsite or inside the campsite, both come with additional costs payable upon arrival directly to the camping park. Click here for Google maps link.

Check-in is possible from 3 pm

Checkouts are at 10 am

Don’t forget:

  • Beach clothes
  • Towels for the beach and for the bathroom
  • Sunscreen (we also sell some onsite) and sun hats etc.
  • Warm clothing for the evenings (it can get cool at night)
  • EU electricity adapter (for guests from the UK or outside EU)


We provide:

  • All bedding, linen, bedsheets, duvets and pillows
  • All surf gear

During low season, you can arrive and leave on different days than on Saturdays as long as you stay a minimum of 7 nights. However, if you can, we recommend you check-in and out on Saturdays as we have defined a weekly schedule. If you are interested in a customised package, please get in touch with us.

During high season, arrivals and departures are always on Saturdays.

Yes, there is! There is a 10% discount on the price of the accommodation for the second week and after. Get in touch for a quote or to book.

Adult surf lessons are usually taught in English, but if you are not comfortable with English our surf instructors also speak German and Spanish. Let us know if that's the case and we'll make sure you'll have the right surf instructor.

We also cater to vegetarians and vegans! Let us know if you have special diet requirements or food intolerance when you book, so we can make sure that we can cater to your needs.

We are very close to the beach, it takes about 5 to 7 minutes to walk from the camping  to the beach. It is not a surfing beach though, the surfing beach is about 15 mins drive from the camp, transfers are included during the surf lessons.

The easiest way is to book online directly, just click on Book Now and you'll be taken to a secure payment page. If you have any questions you can always contact us and we'll be happy to help.

We require a 50% deposit at the time of booking to secure your reservation, the remaining 50% is due up to 30 days before arrival.

You can check our cancellation policy and full Terms and conditions here.

CONTACT

For more information or to book off-season dates, please get in touch.

From: $512.54 Per Person