Back to nature

Sleep in an eco-glamping and discover the south-west of Portugal.

WHERE?

ARRIFANA
Algarve, Portugal

Close to the surfing beaches of Arrifana, Monte Clerigo and Amoreira, this eco-glamping is right in the middle of a Natural Reserve. A quiet, stunningly beautiful area - with plenty uncrowded beaches and clear starry skies.

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WHEN?

MAY to SEPTEMBER
Spring - Autumn 2021

Consistent swells hit Portugal year-round and with the option to check both the west and south facing coasts, we’ll always find a rideable wave for your level. Spring and Autumn are when you’ll find more challenging conditions and less crowds.

glamping tent in the forest

WHAT?

GO BACK TO NATURE
In the Costa Vicentina

Spend a week surfing in long sandy beaches, discover the beautiful Costa Vicentina and forget the busy life. Sleep in-between the trees, reconnect with nature and share the experience with likeminded friends.

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PERFECT FOR?

ALL LEVELS
The nature lover

Learn to surf or progress your skills in the Algarve! If you know your way in the water, join the Surf Explorer and surf the best spots for your skill-level, not following the clock but just the tides and winds.

Get a €50 voucher for this surf trip!

GET VOUCHER

Discover the best surf spots of Southern Portugal.

Discover the best surf spots of Southern Porugal
Beginner, Intermediate & advanced levels.
An eco glamping experience for max. 10 surfers.

Back to nature without giving up the comforts of home.

Back to nature without giving up the comforts of home

6 days of surf guiding & exploration with our surf explorer package.

6 days of surf guiding & exploration with our surf explorer package

Perfect waves to discover.

Perfect waves to discover

Reconnect with nature at our glamping.

Reconnect with nature at our glamping

Comfortable and cozy glamping tents.

Comfortable and cozy glamping tents

A spacious magic van.

A spacious magic van

Improve your surf technique with video analysis sessions.

Improve your surf technique with video analysis sessions

Practice yoga after a long day of surfing.

Practice yoga after a long day of surfing

Explore the Algarve with the tribe!

Explore the Algarve with the tribe!

OUR PACKAGES

JOIN THE TRIBE!

Explore the Algarve. It's all about nature & waves.

a view of the pool, luxurious vegetation and villa in lajares, fuerteventura

From the comfort of a modern villa to the legendary surf spots in the north.

Surf Starter

FOR BEGINNERS
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 2x special dinners

  • 5 days of surf lessons

  • Surf equipment

from €599per person

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Surf Explorer

FOR INTERMEDIATES +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 2x special dinners

  • 5 days surf of guiding

  • 2x video analysis & spot lesson

from €689per person

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WHAT'S THE SURF EXPLORER?

If you're a confident surfer looking to  score, join the Surf Explorer. We are not constricted by time schedules: every day we follow the tides and the winds to score the best conditions for your level – with a small group of friends in the line-up with you.

Our Packages

JOIN THE TRIBE!

Explore the Algarve.
It's all about nature and waves.

Discover the best surf spots of the Algarve and enjoy our eco-glamping camp.

Surf Starter

FOR BEGINNERS
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 2x special dinners

  • 5 days surf lessons

  • Surf equipment included

from €599per person

BOOK NOW

Surf Explorer

FOR INTERMEDIATES +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 2x special dinners

  • 6 days of surf guiding

  • 2x Video analysis & surf spots lesson

from €689per person

BOOK NOW

WHAT'S THE SURF EXPLORER?

If you're a confident surfer looking to  score, join the Surf Explorer. We are not restricted by schedules: every day we follow the tides and the winds to score the best conditions for your level – with a small group of friends in the line-up with you.

the experience

RECONNECT WITH NATURE

Stay in an eco-sustainable glamping, in the middle of the trees. Relax with an after-surfing yoga session & enjoy a barbecue with friends or a movie night in the forest.

blue clear perfect wave

WAVES FOR ALL LEVELS

3 different surf spots a short drive away and plenty other options on both the west and south facing coasts, we will always find a wave perfectly suited for your progression. Visit in Summer for gentler, smaller waves or in Spring and Autumn for more challenging conditions.

moon-like scenery in fuerteventura

THE COSTA VICENTINA

Situated in the hearth of the Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, the area around Arrifana is home to one stunning beach after another.

beautiful villa in lajares fuerteventura

IMPROVE YOUR SURFING

Stand up on your first waves or improve your surfing with an experienced local surf school. If you're an intermediate / advanced surfer, join the Surf Explorer and score the best conditions with a small group of friends in the line-up with you.

drone photo of a stunning beach in fuerteventura

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW. be part of the surf tribe.

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Don't take just our word for it... get ready to live an unforgettable surf experience.

All you need to know

Have questions about our surf trip? We've got all the answers you need.
You can also get in touch directly via e-mail or WhatsApp.

Covid-19 Infos

We know, right now it's not so easy to pull the plug and travel, but us surfers, we always find a way.
Here's what we're doing to make booking your next surf trip as easy and flexible as possible.

  • Get a refund voucher if the government of the destination closes the borders or if it imposes a mandatory quarantine.
  • We strongly recommend you our optional cancellation and medical insurance.
    With this you can get a refund in case you get Covid-19 or have to go into quarantine before departure.
  • Our notice period was initially 60 days, but now it’s just 30 days.
    Change your trip for any reason 30 days before departure for free.
  • We've reduced our booking deposit. You can now book by paying only 100€ deposit.

Find the links to the country's requirements at the end of the page or click here "Travel with confidence".
Learn more or get in touch with us. We'll be happy to talk surfing and help you make the best choice.

Required surf level

This surf trip is open for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers.

You need no prior surfing experience to participate in this surf trip.

Price & package

Surf Starter Package

  • 7 nights accommodation at the glamping
  • 5 days surf lessons with local surf school
  • Surf equipment included
  • Transfer to the surf spots
  • Healthy breakfasts
  • 1 the surf tribe dinner at local restaurant
  • 1 BBQ (also vegan or vegi) at the camp.
  • Sunset excursion to the cliffs + beers and snacks
  • Transfer from/to Aljezur bus station
  • Usage of all the common areas of the camp
  • 24/7 staff on the spot

Price per week per person: from € 599

Surf Explorer Package

  • 7 nights accommodation at the glamping
  • Healthy breakfasts
  • 1 the surf tribe dinnerat local restaurant
  • 1 BBQ (also vegan or vegi) at the camp.
  • Sunset excursion to the cliffs + beers and snacks
  • 6 days surf guiding with the surf tribe
  • Transfers to the best surf spots according to your surf level
  • 2 video analysis sessions
  • Local spot knowledge lesson
  • Transfer from/to Aljezur bus station
  • Usage of all the common areas of the camp
  • 24/7 staff on the spot

Price per week per person: from € 689

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Accommodation at the glamping

The heart of this surf adventure is the glamping site. Simple and light accommodations, yet with all the comforts you need. Surrounded by the Acacia trees and in the middle of the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina Natural Park, falling asleep has never been this great. Enjoy your own space outside, where to start your morning or sip your favorite drink while enjoying the sunset.

5 minutes drive from the famous surf spots of Arrifana and Monte Clérigo the glamping site is the perfect starting point for our surf explorations.

What is not included?

  • Flights to and from Portugal are not included in the price. Let us know if you need help finding your flight
  • Wetsuit + surfboard rental are not included in the surf explorer package and if you're an intermediate surfer and have the chance we recommend to travel with your own equipment.
  • Everything that is not expressly mentioned in the "Price & Package" section.

Surf conditions

The Algarve surf spots were the last to be discovered in Europe and although it doesn’t contain the classic reefs of central Portugal, the potential for good, uncrowded waves is high.
Average wintertime swells on the west coast are around 8-10ft, with 12-15ft maximums, whilst summer rarely goes flat and regularly gets up to double overhead.
The south coast offers perfect shelter with offshore winds and a filtered swell although it is usually flat in summer. Tides vary from 4-12ft.

Rcommended wetsuit

4/3 mm or 3/2mm

Avg. water temperature

19 C° in April and May

Crowd factor

low to medium especially from October to May

Favourite surf spots

Monte Clérigo
Praia da Bordeira
Vale Figueiras

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