Surfing Holiday in Portugal

From £268 pp

Lisbon , Peniche

8 Days

Small Group up to 4 People

What you'll do

Go learn to surf at this excellent surf school based in Portugal's surf capital, Peniche, where you'll spend 7 nights in villa accommodation less than 5 minutes walk from the best surf beaches; enjoy 5 days of surf lessons taught by highly qualified instructors and full equipment hire.

Go learn to surf on one of Portugal’s most stunning beaches with near perfect surf conditions. Situated on Baleal beach, this school is just 5km from Peniche and between June and September, you’ll have Cantinho da Baía beach all to yourselves as this surf school has exclusive access – perfect for all surfing levels.

This great value surfing holiday includes 7 nights accommodation in a twin room (private rooms can be booked for a supplement) in a villa just a 5 minute walk from the beach, 5 days of surf lessons and use of all top quality surf equipment throughout the week so you can practice your new found skills in your free time.

You will be taught by highly qualified, experienced surf instructors who have been perfecting teaching surfing techniques for over 15 years. With a surf instructor and surf assistant for every 4 students, you will be up on your board in no time.

On your first day, you will be kitted out with a surf board and wet suit suitable for your level of experience. These will be yours for the week so you can practise your new skills outside the lessons.

Once you have your gear, you’ll hit the beach to start your surf lessons with a demonstration and training on the sand before hitting the water.

Your Local Host:

Bruno & team

Bruno’s surf camp is a family run business in Peniche Portugal. They are based on a stunning beach-front location at Europe’s most consistent and flexible surf spot.

Is it possible to learn to surf in one week? Yes, but only with great teachers. They take quality seriously. All the head instructors have surf rescue & lifeguard.. Read More

Experience Itinerary


– Arrive in Baleal and check in to your accommodation from 3pm
– Please note the following check-in hours for your holiday (if you are late for check in a 10 Euro fee will apply upon arrival to the surf camp):
1 January-29 March, 1 November-31 December: 15:00 – 18:45
30 March-28 June & 20 September-31 October: 15:00 – 21:30
29 June-19 September: 15:00 – 23:00
– Take time to settle in and explore the local area


– The Surf House Hostel is a modern, clean building just 100m from the beach, ideal for young easy going surfers looking for a fun holiday
– You will bunk in with other surfers in a shared room
– The house has 5 rooms sleeping a maximum of 20 guests in total
– There are 3 bathrooms
– There is a large lounge with TV/DVD
– Kitchen facilities are available
– The house has a large patio overlooking the sea with BBQ facilities
– There is a reception area with free internet access for all guests
– WiFi is available

– There are two surf villas of very good quality very close to the beach, but in a quiet street, so you don’t have to worry about transport or dragging your board to the surf spot each day
– The villas have 4 rooms all sleeping up to 2 guests in each room
– You will share the house and bathroom with others
– There is a large lounge with TV and large fully equipped kitchen
– Rooms do not have air conditioning but given how close they are to the sea, they are naturally cooled by the sea breeze even in August
– Please note private rooms for solo travellers are not available to book in high season unless it is a last minute request
– The villa is cleaned every two days


A Typical Day

– Over 5 days you will have surfing lessons
– There will be two lessons each day of 1 hour 30 minutes each
– Lesson start times will depend on the weather and wave conditions, your instructor will keep you informed on a daily basis
– You will have one free day during your time there






– Wake up at your leisure and check out by 12pm

Reviews (1)


Friday 13th March, 2020

Great activity


Location Info

Established in 1993 by two brothers with a passion for surf, this surf school is located in Baleal, 5km north of Peniche, Portugal’s surf capital on the stunning Atlantic coastline. Baleal is uniquely positioned offering ideal conditions for both beginner and experienced surfers.

The water temperature is on average between 17 and 20 degrees from April to October, and the weather from 18 to 30 degrees. Making it an ideal destination all year round!

Getting there

Please note that prices for the holidays do not include flights. We recommend using to check flights.

Nearest airport:
Lisbon (90km away, 1h 30m from school), you can also fly to Porto (280km away) and take a bus to Peniche

Complementary return transfers from Peniche bus station:
A return transfer from Peniche bus station to the surf camp is included in the price providing your arrival time is with..

  • 7 nights accommodation in a shared dorm room with shared bathrooms in the Surf House Hostel or shared twin room with shared bathroom in the Villa
  • Please note that you may find dorm rooms are mixed male and female
  • Private Apartments may be available on request
  • 5 days of surfing lessons
  • Note: You’ll have around 3 hours of surf tuition per day split into 2 x 1h30m lessons
  • Video monitoring
  • Surf board and wet suit according to experience level for the full week so you can practice outside of your lessons
  • Sports Accident Insurance during the lessons
  • One surf trip & sightseeing tour
  • Free WiFi access
  • A visit to the surf board factory
  • Arrival & departure transfer from Peniche bus station to the hostel (10:00-18:45 on arrival)
  • Check in from 15:00 and check out 8 days later (7 nights) by 12pm

Surfing Holiday in Portugal