South Portugal
Surf Road Trip

SINES to LAGOS

APRiL to june 2022

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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 2022
April to June
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Crowds are still thin, the winds often blow the right way and the waves are still here: we love Spring, and that's how looks like in Portugal.

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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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An on-the-road Surfari

Spend one unforgettable week traveling from Sines to Sagres along the Costa Vicentina Natural Park on a surf-house 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 PACKAGES

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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 Lessons

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

from €789per person

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Surf Lessons

FOR BEGINNERS +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 6 days of surf lessons

  • Surf equipment

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

from €849per person

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Surf Guiding

FOR INTERMEDIATES +
  • Accommodation & breakfasts

  • 6 days of surf guiding

  • 1 yoga lesson

  • Excursions & outdoor activities

from €789per person

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THE ITINERARY

Day #1 SINES

After picking you up in Porto Covo 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).

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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.

You will spend the week in a Mercedes truck with a special system that allows the walls and the ceiling to expand upwards, thus transforming the truck into a double-decker hotel on wheels.

Daniela and Eduardo  be your hosts and surf guides for the week. They love surfing and traveling with their Surf Truck... and you will love it too!

On the top floor of the truck you find the rooms: 4 shared double rooms with bunk bed
, and 1 private double room with a double bed. We recommend you the private double room if you're traveling with a partner. Every room comes with air conditioning and a locker.

On the bottom floor you find a living room with couches and a table (and a projector to check the surf footage in the evening!). The kitchen is fully equipped and you can cook your own meals. Also on the bottom floor, there is a toilet and – in the room next to it – a bathroom with a nice warm shower.

On the outside terrace you can chill on the bean bags, relax and enjoy beautiful sunsets.

YOUR SURF-HOUSE ON WHEELS

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YOUR SURF-HOUSE ON WHEELS

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Daniela and Eduardo  be your hosts and surf guides for the week. They love surfing and traveling with their Surf Truck... and you will love it too!

On the top floor of the truck you find the rooms: 4 shared double rooms with bunk bed
, and 1 private double room with a double bed. We recommend you the private double room if you're traveling with a partner. Every room comes with air conditioning and a locker.

On the bottom floor you find a living room with couches and a table (and a projector to check the surf footage in the evening!). The kitchen is fully equipped and you can cook your own meals. Also on the bottom floor, there is a toilet and – in the room next to it – a bathroom with a nice warm shower.
You will spend the week in a Mercedes truck with a special system that allows the walls and the ceiling to expand upwards, thus transforming the truck into a double-decker hotel on wheels.

Ready to be part of a unique surf adventure?

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Watch our surf adventure in South Portugal

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

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.

Available Weeks

SPRING 2022

01 May - 07 May 2022
08 May - 14 May 2022
15 May - 21 May 2022
22 May - 28 May 2022 (4 spots left)

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SPRING 2022

29 May - 04 June 2022
05 June - 11 June 2022
12 June - 18 June 2022 (5 spots left)
19 June - 25 June 2022 (week full)


Join one of the available weeks!

Required surf level

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

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

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Price & package


Surf Lessons Package

  • 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 Porto Covo Bus 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 Package

  • 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 Porto Covo Bus 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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Travel Information

The best way to reach us:

On the arrival day we do 1 transfer from Lagos train/bus station or from Porto Covo bus station, according to the starting point of the trip.

We advise you to fly to Faro Airport when the trip starts in Lagos or fly to Lisbon Airport, when the trip starts in Sines. However, it’s possible to arrive and depart from Faro Airport or to arrive and depart from Lisbon Airport.

How to travel from Faro Airport to Lagos Train Station:

a) - By Train (around 10€): From Faro Airport you can go on the bus 16, destiny Faro, until Faro train station (6km). Then you go on the regional train, destiny Lagos, and in 1h 45m you arrive at Lagos train station where we will be waiting for you. Check the train schedules and buy your ticket here: https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en/train-times
b) - By shuttle (approximately 30€/person or special price for groups ). To book your ticket go to https://www.greenbus.pt/, or to http://www.faroshuttlebus.com/.
‍c) - By taxi/private transfer: https://en.aeroportodefaro.com/transfers.

If you prefer we can meet you at Faro Airport and bring you to the Truck (extra service from 90€). Please let us know in advance.

How to travel from Lisbon Airport to Porto Covo:

From Lisbon Airport go by taxi or subway to Lisboa Sete Rios bus station (10 min). In Lisboa Sete Rios station catch a bus to Porto Covo, and we will pick you at the bus station and take you to the Truck. Check the schedules and tickets here: https://rede-expressos.pt/pt/.

If you need any orientation, we can help you with finding the best transports to meet us.

Transfer schedule:

The pick-up on arrival day is between 13:00-18:00. The drop-off on departure day is between 8:00-13:00.

Please send us your flight details (day and hour of arrival/departure, and flight number). When we start in Sines we do the transfer on Sunday from Porto Covo bus station between 13:00-18:00. You can catch a bus in Lisbon from Lisbon Seven Rivers station (Sete Rios) and buy the ticket on this website: https://rede-expressos.pt/pt/

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)
  • We provide daily breakfast buffet. For lunches and dinners it’s quite flexible, according to what everyone prefers: we have a fully equipped kitchen that everyone can use, or we go out to local restaurants that we can recommend, or we order food, or we do bbq at the truck. During the trip we will recommend the best options according to the program.

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
Lagos - Sagres - Vila do Bispo - Aljezur - Porto Covo - Sines

The transfer is from/to Lagos Train Station.

Weeks:

01 May - 07 May 2022
15 May - 21 May 2022
29 May - 04 June 2022
12 June - 18 June 2022

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

The transfer is from/to Porto Covo.

Weeks:

08 May - 14 May 2022
22 May - 28 May 2022
05 June - 11 June 2022
19 June - 25 June 2022

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

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.
We always strive to make booking your next surf trip as easy and flexible as possible.

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.

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