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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.



Summer & Autumn 2021

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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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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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!


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!


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




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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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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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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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 wi-fi
  • 24/7 staff on the spot

Price per person from: 539 €


Available Weeks


26 June - 03 July 2021 (week full)
03 July - 10 July 2021 (week full)
10 July - 17 July 2021 (week full)
17 July - 24 July 2021 (week full)
24 July - 31 July 2021 (week full)

Santa Cruz, Portugal


31 July - 07 August 2021 (week full)
07 August - 14 August 2021 (week full)
14 August - 21 August 2021 (week full)
21 August - 28 August 2021 (week full)

Santa Cruz, Portugal


28 August - 04 September 2021 (week full)
04 September - 11 September 2021 (week full)
18 September - 25 September 2021

Santa Cruz, Portugal


23 October - 30 October 2021
30 October - 6 November 2021

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).


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.

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

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


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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