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OVERVIEW

Enjoy a great family holiday by the beach where parents and children can have a fun and relaxed time. Kids can learn to surf while parents just relax knowing the children are in good hands. Parents can surf or do some yoga while the kids are looked after by the nannies.
Our family surf camp is set in a camping park in a little town next to Porto, it is 7 mins walk to the local beach and 15 mins drive to the surfing spot. The camp has been created with families in mind as the owner is also the proud dad of 2 beautiful boys.
The base package includes accommodation in a private spacious family tipi tent, breakfast and 5 healthy dinners, nannies while parents surf or practice yoga, and entertainment. You can then add surf and yoga lessons as you wish.
This is the perfect beach and surf holiday for families with children of any age including teenagers and young adults. We are also a certified sustainable surfcamp as well as Clean & Safe! (More details below)
Family Surf Camp

WHAT'S INCLUDED

7 nights in a private spacious tipi tent

Sleep in comfortable premium mattresses

Tents have lighting, power and bed linen

7 breakfasts with daily specials

5 dinners including salad and dessert

Use of the surf equipment outside lessons

2 hour surf theory lesson

Nannies while adults surf or practice yoga

Free photos and weekly video

Kids activities during the week

Evening entertainment (pub quiz, movie night, live music)

Use of the facilities (swimming pool, bikes, skates)

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HIGHLIGHTS

For Families

Our surf camp is shaped by families for families. Everything has been made with families in mind. The camp walking distance to the beach (between 5 and 10 mins walk). The campsite has great facilities, our surf instructors and crew are really good with kids. We organise activities for the whole family.

Glamping

The word "Glamping" comes from the words Glamorous and Camping, it is a form of camping with accommodation and facilities more luxurious than traditional camping, The tents you will be sleeping in are very spacious bell tents with premium mattresses, light, and electricity. It is perfect for a family.

Facilities

The Surf Camp has a kitchen with fridges you can use, a chill zone, board and card games, bikes, skates, and a bar for the parents. The camping park has a playground, 2 swimming pools including one for small kids, a few sports court (football, volleyball and tennis), a restaurant, a minimarket, and sanitary blocks.

Venue

The Family Camp

The Surf Camp is surrounded by pine trees that provide shade to relax or nap in the hammocks even in the heat of the day. In our community area, you’ll find an equipped kitchen with a shared fridge and several hobs. Visit our surf camp bar to grab a refreshing drink after a long, sunny day at the beach.
Your family will stay in a spacious family tipi tent glamping style for four people. The tents are 3.50 meters high and 6m wide so very spacious for the whole family, they are equipped with one double bed for the parents and two single beds for the children, all with comfortable premium mattresses, bedding, and linen. We van add an extra mattress or baby cot if needed. Tents also have storage space, lighting, and electricity to charge your phones and electronics. We’ll provide you with dishes and cutlery for the full family. If you have a family bigger than 4 or would like a separate tent for the teenagers, you can always book our mini tent with two additional beds.


Key Highlights of the camp:

  • Set in a 4-star Camping park in front of the beach 
  • Spacious tipi tent for 4 or 5 people
  • Premium high-quality mattresses
  • Bed linen included
  • Lighting and power in the tents
  • Kitchen area with basic appliances you can use
  • Chill area with music, campfire, hammocks, slackline, bar
  • Activities and entertainment for kids and adults
  • Bikes and skates free to use anytime
  • Swimming pool and mini market
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Walking distance to the beach 
  • Many local Portuguese restaurants with fresh fish
  • Sanitary blocks with constant hot water

Family Tipi Tent

Tipi tent with a double bed and 2 single beds for the children.

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Family Tipi Tent

Food

Our family package includes a breakfast buffet with a selection for every taste. For dinner, our chef prepares fresh and tasty international dishes including salad and dessert 5 evenings a week (drinks not included). We cater for vegetarian and vegan diets, too. The other two days of the week you´ll have the opportunity to go to a local restaurant and the city of Porto to dive into the Portuguese food culture.
Once onsite, you can decide to sign up for our optional lunch package which we deliver to you on the beach. If you prefer, you can use the kitchen to cook your own meal or go to the campsite or a local restaurant.
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ACTIVITIES

Surfing For Adults

Surfing For Adults

Surfing is not only for kids, but for adults too! You will join the adults surf lessons in groups of maximum 6-8 surfers per instructor based on your level. So, whether you are an absolute beginner or can already surf, we’ve got you covered! The surfing spot is about 15-20 mins drive from the camp and transfers are included for the surf lessons. The beach is perfect for all levels.
Surfing For Kids

Surfing For Kids

Kids surf lessons are taught in small groups of 4-6 children per instructor in a fun and safe environment (younger ones are in smaller groups). In addition to learning how to surf, your children will also learn water safety, how to recognise currents and what to do, as well as respecting the environment and the ocean.
Kids lessons can be taught in English, German, and Spanish so your children will be able to understand everything. You can always join and translate if needed.
Skating & other Activities

Skating & other Activities

We have skate lessons during the week for both kids and adults.
The camping park has a great swimming pool where your kids will want to spend time when they are not surfing.There is a bigger swimming pool as well as a smaller one for little kids.
Your family can use our bikes, skates, balls, cards, and board games at any time. The camping also has a playground as well as football, volleyball and tennis courts.
Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga

Yoga helps to increase core strength and flexibility, it´s also a nice relaxing time where you are in touch with the elements. Our yoga classes are either on the beach or under the camp´s pine trees. This package includes 4 yoga classes and can be booked online or onsite.
Nannies

Nannies

While parents are having fun surfing or practicing yoga, our nannies will look after the kids. This service is included in your family surf camp package. You can relax knowing your little ones are in good hands and having fun.
Evening Entertainment

Evening Entertainment

When the sun goes down, join us around the campfire for a few drinks and some good vibes. You´ll get to know the crew and the other families. Throughout the week we have a few activities including a pub quiz, movie night, salsa night, cocktail night...
Photos & Videos included

Photos & Videos included

Our photographer will take some beautiful pictures of your family surfing. We also prepare a weekly video which we will show you at the end of the week.
These are great family memories that you will want to show your family and friends so we make sure you get photos and video for free!
Now, when you catch a wave remember: look at the camera and smile :)
Clean & Safe

Clean & Safe

We follow all health & safety measures recommended by the Portuguese Health Authority (DGS) and Turismo de Portugal in order to safeguard the health of our guests and employees. We have implemented a list of actions and approved hygiene protocols in our surf camp and surf school and have been given the Clean & Safe seal from Turismo de Portugal. Check the "IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFO" page for more details.

DATES

June 2023
June 10 - 17 2023

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June 17 - 24 2023

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June 24 - July 1 2023

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July 2023
July 1 - 8 2023

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July 8 - 15 2023

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July 15 - 22 2023

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July 22 - 29 2023

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July 29 - August 5 2023

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August 2023
August 5 - 12 2023

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August 12 - 19 2023

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August 19 - 26 2023

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August 26 - September 2 2023

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September 2023
September 2 - 9 2023

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September 9 - 16 2023

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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  of the beach. It has shower blocks with continuous hot water, a mini-market, restaurant, bar, free swimming-pool for users, 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 until 10 am

Don’t forget:

- Towels for the beach and for the bathroom
- Warm clothing for the evenings (it can get cool at night)
- Sunscreen and sun hats etc.
- EU electricity adapter (for guests from the UK or outside EU)

We provide:

- All bedding and linen
- 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.

Kids lessons can be taught in English, German and Spanish so your children will be able to understand everything. If your children do not speak one of these languages, you can always stay with them when we do the theory lesson on the beach to translate.

We also cater for 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 have baby cots available we can install in your tent. We also have high chairs in the eating area. In the sanitary block, there is a baby bath and a changing table. You can access the open guest kitchen in case you need to prepare any special meals for your little one.

The beach is a 5 to 7 minute walk from the camp.

The surfing spot is about 15 to 20 mins drive, transfers are included during 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: $324.61 Per Person