South Portugal
Surf Road Trip

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A UNIQUE SURF EXPERIENCE

Explore the South West of Portugal on a surfhouse on wheels.

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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?

SPRING & AUTUMN
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Crowds are thinning out, the winds turn the right way and the waves arrive: That's how our favorite season in Portugal looks like.

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.

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PERFECT FOR?

ALL LEVELS
The exploring surfer

For the surfer that loves to explore different spots and experience different waves. Challenge yourself, learn and discover a piece of Portugal on the road.

"CLEAN & SAFE" CERTIFIED

Safety is our priority.
We reduced the number of participants to max. 7 guests.
This surf adventure is certified "Clean & Safe"!
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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.
All levels
Max. 7 surfers per trip

Discover the waves of the Alentejo & the Algarve

Discover the waves of the Alentejo and Algarve
A comfortable house on wheels with everything you'll need

A comfortable house on wheels with everything you'll need

Our local hosts Daniela & Eduardo love their surf truck experience, you will too

Our local hosts Daniela & Eduardo love their surf truck experience, you will too!

Experience freedom on the road

Experience freedom on the road

Improve your surfing skills with surf guiding sessions and video analysis

Improve your surf skills with surf guiding sessions and video analysis

Your home with a view for a week

Your home with a view for a week

Live in the surf truck, your mobile home for the week

THE PACKAGE

JOIN THE TRIBE!

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Be part of a unique surf trip and explore the southwestern coast of Portugal: 300km of incredible coastline and surf spots.

Surf Starter

FOR BEGINNERS

from €849per person

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Surf Guiding

FOR INTERMEDIATES +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 6 days of surf guiding

    Video Analysis

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

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Surf Starter

FOR BEGINNERS
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 6 days of surf lessons

  • Surf equipment

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

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Surf Guiding

FOR INTERMEDIATES +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 6 days of surf guiding

  • 1 yoga lesson

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

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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 station.

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.

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Watch our surf mission in Portugal

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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 adventure is open for all levels: beginners, intermediates and advanced.

Price & package


Surf Starter Pack

  • 6 nights accommodation private double room or private single room, bath and towels.
  • 6 days surf lessons
  • Surf equipment
  • 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 from: € 849


Surf Guiding Pack

  • 6 nights accommodation 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 from: € 789

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Available Weeks

SUMMER 2021

20 June - 26 June 2021 | ALL LEVELS (itinerary Lagos -> Sines)

AUTUMN 2021

17 October - 23 October 2021| INTERMEDIATES & ADVANCED ONLY
(itinerary Lagos -> Sines)

31 October - 06 November 2021
| ALL LEVELS
(itinerary Lagos -> Sines)

What is not included?

  • Wetsuit rental 10€/day (only for surf guiding)
  • Surfboard rental 10€/day (only for surf guiding)
  • Wetsuit + surfboard rental 15€/day (only for surf guiding)
  • Lunches and dinners (you will have the chance to try delicious local bars and restaurants & there will be always the possibility to stop at supermarkets and use the shared kitchen in the truck)

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

The transfer is from/to Grandola Train Station.

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

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

16 C° in January to 20 C° in September

Crowd factor

low to medium especially from October to May

Favourite surf spots

Monte Clérigo
Praia da Bordeira
Vale Figueiras

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