SOUTH PORTUGAL
ROAD TRIP

Winter 2020 / 2021

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A SURFING FULL-IMMERSION

Explore the South West of Portugal on a surfhouse on wheels with 4 other intermediate surfers.

map of portugal

WHERE?

SINES TO SAGRES
Portugal's South-West Coast

Explore the beautiful beaches and towns of the Alentejo and Algarve, discover 300km of the Costa Vicentina, one of the most beautiful places in Europe.

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WHEN?

AUTUMN 2020
The best surfing season

Crowds are thinning out, the winds turn the right way and the waves arrive: Autumn is our favorite season in Portugal.

surf truck on the road trip

WHAT?

ROAD TRIPPING
Find freedom on the road

Spend one week in the Surf Truck, a surfhouse on wheels. From quaint towns to remote surf breaks, the South-West coast of Portugal is for the nature lover.

"CLEAN & SAFE" CERTIFIED

Safety is our priority.
We reduced the number of participants to max. 5 guests.
This surf adventure is certified "Clean & Safe"!

The most incredible European surf road trip.

Spend one unforgettable week traveling from Sines to Sagres along the Costa Vicentina Natural Park on a surfhouse on wheels.
Intermediate level.
Max. 5 surfers.

Discover the waves of the Alentejo and Algarve
A comfortable house on wheels with everything you'll need
Our hosts Daniela & Eduardo love their surf truck experience, you will too
Experience freedom on the road
Improve your surfing skills with surf guiding sessions and video analysis
Your home with a view for a week

THE PACKAGE

JOIN THE TRIBE!

1 truck, 160 km of incredible coastline and surf spots to discover.

Be part of a unique surf trip and explore the southwestern coast of Portugal during the best surfing season.

Surf Explorer

  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • Surf guiding (intermediate & advanced)

  • Video analysis

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

from €769per person

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THE ITINERARY

Day #1 SINES

After picking you up at Grandola train station we head down to the surf truck in Sines for a quick briefing and surfboard selection.
We'll end the day with a first surf session and a group dinner or barbeque!

surf truck parked in front of the beach

Day #2 PORTO COVO

It's time to explore the coast around Porto Covo and jump in the water for a surf session.
We'll have lunch at the beach and then have another session to enjoy the sunset.

porto covo coastline photograph

Day #3 road trip to ALJEZUR

Starting the day with a yoga session is the best way to prepare for the next surf session.
After the surf we'll explore the beautiful cliffs around Arrifana and have dinner at the truck.

the surf tribe group of friends at sunset on a cliff

Day #4 ALJEZUR

We'll explore the spots in the Aljezur area and get in the water for a surf session with video analysis.
After dinner we'll enjoy the night watching the videos we've taken during the surf sessions.

drone photo of the stunning beach of arrifana in algarve

Day #5 VILA DO BISPO

We'll spend the day in search for the best waves. After lunch we'll visit the town of Vila do Bispo and then paddle on our surfboards to visit Lagos caves (if the Ocean conditions allow it).

surf photo from the water

Day #6 SAGRES

Let's explore the surf spots of the south and visit the stunning Cape S. Vicente the southwesternmost point of mainland Europe. We'll end the day with dinner in Lagos.

looking for waves in sagres

Day #7 FAREWELL

After our daily breakfast we'll watch the videos and photos that we've taken during the week.
We'll say goodbye to you at Lagos train sttion.

friends chilling in front of the surf truck
This is a general plan of how the itinerary #1 will roll. This plan and the schedules
may have a few adjustments, according to the waves forecast and the group
expectations.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW. MAX 5 SURFERS.

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LAST AUTUMN IN PORTUGAL

some impressions from the time we spent last autumn in the South of Portugal.

see more of our adventures & read our guests reviews

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

LAST AUTUMN IN THE SOUTH OF PORTUGAL

some impressions from the time we spent last autumn in the South of Portugal. Watch all the videos of our adventures.

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All you need to know

Have questions about our surf trip? We've got all the answers you need.

Required surf level

Minimum required surf level for this adventure: INTERMEDIATE

To participate to this surf trip you need to be able to catch right and left waves and reach the line-up on your own .

Price & package

Book your spot with 100 € deposit.
The surf trip will be confirmed as soon as we reach a minimum of 6 guests. We will confirm you the surf trip within 21 days prior to departure. If not you'll get a total refund of your deposit.

What is included?

  • 6 nights accommodation at the surf truck - private double room or private single room, bath and towels.
  • 6 days surf guiding to the best surf spots
  • Video analysis sessions to improve your technique
  • Daily breakfast
  • Use of all truck facilities (shower, toilet, fully equipped kitchen, living room, barbecue)
  • City/village tours along the road
  • Excursions to natural places: Lagos caves, swimming, trekking, sightseeing
  • 1 yoga session
  • Daily cleaning
  • Free wi-fi, air conditioning & sound system
  • 24/7 staff on the spot
  • Free transfers: When the truck is located in Sines the transfer is from/to Grandola Train Station (nearest airport Lisboa Airport). When the Truck is located in Lagos the transfer is from/to Lagos Train Station (nearest airport Faro).

Price per person in October: 849 €
Price per person in November: 769 €

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What is not included?

  • Wetsuit rental 10€/day
  • Surfboard rental 10€/day
  • Wetsuit + surfboard rental 15€/day
  • Lunches and dinners

Discover the surfboard quiver here!

Extra & optional activities

This are the extra and optional activities you can do during your surf trip and that can be booked directly on the spot.
Optional activities can be done as an alternative to the second surf session.

  • Wine tasting in a vineyard 15€/person (optional)
  • Arrifana boat tour 30€/person (optional)
  • Horseback riding along the coast or in the forest 35€/person (optional)
  • Bike rental 25€/person
  • Massage 40€/person

The itinerary

Itinerary #1
Sines - Porto Covo - Aljezur - Vila do Bispo - Sagres - Lagos

Available on the following weeks:
25.10 - 31.10
08.11 - 14.11

The transfer is from/to Grandola Train Station.

Itinerary #2
Lagos - Sagres - Vila do Bispo - Aljezur - Porto Covo - Sines

Available on the following week:
01.11 - 07.11


The transfer is from/to Lagos Train Station.

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 October

Crowd factor

low to medium especially from mid-September to November

Favourite surf spots

Monte Clérigo
Praia da Bordeira
Vale Figueiras

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