THE ORIGINAL 
SURF HOUSE EXPERIENCE

Join the tribe on this surf trip.

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WHERE?

SANTA CRUZ
Central Portugal

Nestled between the surfing hotspots of Ericeira and Peniche, a week in Santa Cruz means quietly scoring - with world class waves a short drive away.

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WHEN?

SPRING, SUMMER & AUTUMN 2022
from March to October

In the Atlantic Ocean the waves never stop, and it's always possible to find a protected corner with waves for your level.

Discover all the available weeks.

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WHAT?

TONS OF SURFING
6 full days of surf lessons

A cozy surf villa for you and your new friends, Surf equipment,
Video analysis & theory lesson. Daily Transfer to surf spots.

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PERFECT FOR?

BEGINNER SURFERS
Step to the next level

You'll be followed by a top-notch coaching team. Whether your goal is to stand up for the first time or become more confident in riding green waves, this is the trip for you.

Get a €50 voucher for this surf trip!

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All you have to think about is catching waves.

The perfect adventure for beginners that love to surf and want to improve their skills with professional surf coaching!
Discover quiet Santa Cruz and the myriad of different waves along the coastline. Disconnect and live the slow portuguese surfer life: all you have to think about is catching waves!
 

Limited capacity and CLEAN & SAFE certified partner.
5 full days of surf coaching with the best local instructors

6 days of surf coaching with the best local instructors.

Quality waves all around

Quality waves all around.

A stunning coastline

A stunning coastline.

A house made for surfers

A house made for surfers.

Comfortable double rooms

Comfortable double rooms.

Cozy 4 and 6 people dorms.

Cozy 4 and 6 people dorms
Video analysis & theory

Video analysis & theory lesson.

Day trips along the coast

Day trips along the coast.

Score with us!

Score with us!

"CLEAN & SAFE" CERTIFIED

Your safety is our priority.
That's why we chose a certified "Clean & Safe" partner for this adventure.
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THE PACKAGE

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Live an unforgettable surf experience in Santa Cruz! Explore the coast and take your surfing to the next level with the best local instructors.

Surf Coaching

  • Accommodation, breakfasts &  4 dinners

  • Surf coaching (beginners & intermediates)

  • Surf equipment & spot transfers

  • Video analysis & theory lesson

from €539per person

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THE EXPERIENCE

DISCOVER SANTA CRUZ

Nestled between the hotspots of Peniche and Ericeira – Santa Cruz offers the best waves in Europe a short drive away, while staying in a quaint Portuguese town.

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LEARN FROM THE BEST LOCALS

Bernardo and his team will take you everyday to the best spot for your level and take your surfing to the next level with actionable tips and weekly video analysis. All you have to think about is surfing.

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ENJOY THE SURF LODGE

A comfy villa with private rooms, cozy dorms and an amazing chef for your dinners. No better place to hang out after a day full of waves.
Discover the surf lodge.

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LEARN TO SURF THIS SPRING!

The waves are incredibly consistent, there are less people in the water compared to summer and Bernardo will find the best conditions for you to learn how to surf and improve quickly!

Join this surf trip.

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THE GIANT WAVES OF NAZARE

During the Autumn and Winter months, the giant waves of Nazaré come to life. Seeing in person these mountains, and the surfers that risk their lives riding them, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If conditions allow for it during the week, we will go on a day trip to Nazaré.

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The Surf Lodge with its cozy living room and relaxing garden with swimming pool and BBQ station is made to assure you all the comfort you will need after a day of waves.

The villa has rooms with double bed and dorms room that can accommodate up to 6 guest.
All the rooms are equipped with sounds system device and free WiFi.

Beds are made up on your arrival with new sheets and pillows. Towels and other necessary items are provided to make sure you have nothing to worry about on your vacation.

The large swimming pool and a lush grass lawn is ideal for relaxing in the sun or streching your body in a yoga session.

If you rent your own car there is a parking lot right in front of the lodge.

YOUR HOME IN SANTA CRUZ

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YOUR HOME IN SANTA CRUZ

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Quiet and close to all the surf spots, you will be staying in a modern villa in Lajares: an oasis of peace and comfort. At walking distance you'll find everything you need: delicious restaurants, lively bars, supermarkets... and a volcano! Away from the main tourist hotspot of Corralejo, we only need to drive 10 minutes to reach both the rocky reefs of the North Shore and the sandy beaches of Cotillo.

The perfect starting point for your Fuerteventura surf adventures!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW. BE PART OF THE 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 beginner and intermediate surfers.

Write us now if you have any question about our surf levels!

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

Price & package

Our Surf Coaching Package. What is included?

  • 7 nights accommodation in shared dorm or private double/twin room
  • 6 days surf coaching to the best surf spots
  • 2 to 3 free surf sessions with the supervision of our coaches
  • 1 video analysis session
  • 1 theory lesson
  • Surfboard & wetsuit
  • All Breakfasts
  • 4 dinners cooked by our chef at the surf lodge (including 1 BBQ)
  • Use of house facilities (swimming pool, shower, toilet, living room, barbecue)
  • Spot tranfsers with equipped van
  • Free performance Wi-Fi
  • 24/7 staff on the spot


Price per person from: 539 €

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Available Weeks

SPRING 2022

26 March - 2 April 2022
2 April - 9 April 2022
9 April - 16 April 2022
16 April - 23 April 2022
23 April - 30 April 2022
30 April  - 7 May 2022 (WEEK FULL)
7 May - 14 May 2022
14 May - 21 May 2022
21 May - 28 May 2022
28 May - 04 June 2022
04 June - 11 June 2022
11 June - 18 June 2022

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SUMMER 2022

18 June - 25 June 2022
25 June - 02 July 2022
02 July - 09 July 2022
09 July - 16 July 2022
16 July - 23 July 2022
23 July - 30 July 2022
30 July - 06 August 2022
06 August - 13 August 2022
13 August - 20 August 2022
20 August - 27 August 2022
27 August - 03 September 2022
03 September - 10 September 2022
10 September - 17 September 2022

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AUTUMN 2022

17 September - 24 September 2022
24 September - 01 October 2022
01 October - 08 October 2022
08 October - 15 October 2022
15 October - 22 October 2022
22 October - 29 October 2022

Santa Cruz, Portugal

What is not included?

  • Flights to & from Portugal. Ask us if you need help finding your flight connection.
  • The 3 dinners that are not included in the package. We have amazing restaurants to try out near us.
  • Lunches (various delicious options available, depending on the day's program).

Accommodation

The Surf Lodge with its cozy living room and relaxing garden with swimming pool and BBQ station is made to assure you all the comfort you will need after a day of waves.
The villa has rooms with double bed and dorms room that can accommodate up to 6 guest. All the rooms are equipped with sounds system device and free WiFi. Beds are made up on your arrival with new sheets and pillows. Towels and other necessary items are provided to make sure you have nothing to worry about on your vacation.
The large swimming pool and a lush grass lawn is ideal for relaxing in the sun or streching your body in a yoga session.
If you rent your own car there is a parking lot right in front of the lodge.

How to get there?

Flying to Lisbon is the easiest way to get to the surf lodge. Once you're in Lisbon you can:

  • Book our transfer service from the airport (€ 70 each way, which can be shared with any other passengers). Let us know at least 48h before your arrival so we can organize the transfer for you.
  • Take the bus from Lisbon to Torres Vedras. Check Barraqueiro Oeste online for schedules - there's a bus going directly from Lisbon to Torres Vedras and then we can organize a transfer from Torres Vedras to Santa Cruz (€ 20 each way, shared with any other passengers).
  • Take the bus from Lisbon to Torres Vedras and then a second bus from Torres Vedras to Santa Cruz (Check Barraqueiro Oeste online), from Santa Cruz it's a short walk to the Lodge.

If you need help or have any other questions just let us know.

Surf conditions

Portugal and especially the areas around Santa Cruz are home to an obscene amount of wave variety that can provide the goods in almost any conditions. Most famous is Supertubos, regarded by many as one of Europe's best beach breaks, but there are plenty of other waves to pull into around Santa Cruz.
Central Portugal is a year round destination with swell hitting the coast almost every day of the year. You can find all kind of waves ranging from world class spots to easier beach breaks perfect for beginners.

Rcommended wetsuit

Spring & Autumn
4/3 mm

Summer 3/2mm

Avg. water temperature

Temperatures vary between 15°C in March and 19.5 °C in September

Swell consistency
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70% in Spring
45% in Summer
80% in Autumn

Weather

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The area of Santa Cruz lies between the wettest north and the dry South. Sunny and pleasant in summer and mild temperatures in the winter.

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