In the Algarve, Pure Surf Camps offers trips to Surf Camp Algarve. The wonderful surf camp is located between the charming village of Raposeira and a nature reserve with both the west, and south coasts nearby.
The camp includes a pool as well as a large terraced area in the green surroundings and a range of accommodation options including 2-person wooden Sheddies, Double/twin Single rooms and Bungalows as well as Dorms in the main house and adjacent buildings. The camp also offers horse trips through the nature reserve and along the beach with the horses staying in a neighbouring paddock.
There is also a large friendly shared living room with lots of natural light, a fireplace and pool table. If you want to retreat a little you also have hammocks scattered around the property throughout the garden.
Every week, head chef Samu turns on his BBQ and whips up a feast for the famous BBQ. It’s a great time to hang with other campers as well as the staff and enjoy a meal, and drink together. This night more often than not ends up in the nearby town of Sagres to check out the local nightlife.
Surf Camp Algarve gives you the option of taking part in the surf course at the local beach of Amado, or jumping in the car and driving a few minutes to one of the hundreds of surf spots in the area. Surf Camp Algarve surf courses focus on keeping the groups small to make it a personable experience and include all the required equipment. They aim to keep lessons to around 3 hours daily, split into 2 sessions. If you’re heading out by yourself you can rent boards and equipment from surf schools on the beach and from the numerous surf shops.
After your surf session, Surf Camp Algarve offers trips to Lagos and Sagres both during the day and at night depending whether you want to shop and explore or party as well as Dolphin watching tours or SUP tours.
From Eco Surf Lodge Caparica to the beach is 150m, plus a small paddle and you’re surfing. Pure Surf Camp gives you the chance to book this amazing lodge near Lisbon. This surf destination has a welcoming, comfortable vibe and is decked out with hand made furniture from a local artist. The chill area consists of hammocks, a paved outdoor area as well as a pool, that can refresh you on the hottest summer days.
The in-house chef prepares home cooked soul food with local, organic ingredients, for breakfast and dinner daily, that will either charge your batteries for the surf to come or give your body what it needs to recover.
The surf spot nearby Caprica Eco Surf Lodge is easily accessible by foot, or by rolling on the longboards available at the camp.
The surf courses are 5 days long, with 10 and 15-hour options. There are also surf-guiding options available for more confident surfers who want to get onto the best waves with some local knowledge thrown in. The guides know all the spots, the perfect take of zones and the dangers associated with them, so you enter the water feeling confident. They’ll also go out and surf with you so they can give you more tips throughout your session.
Lisbon is easily accessed by bus making it easy if you want to go shopping, exploring or partying. The main party areas of Lisbon are Bairro Alto and Docas de Santo Amaro where bars and nightclubs line up almost endlessly alongside each other. Bairro Alto is the centre of the Lisbons’ Hip Hop, Gothic and Jazz scene, and Docas de Santo Amaro, down by the waterfront next to the suspension bridge, is where a bunch of old warehouses have been renovated to accommodate a countless number of clubs and bars that cater to every music taste.
The Sunset Surf Lodge Ericeira, made available through Pure Surf Camps, provides you with a chilled, quiet and peaceful get away where you can leave the stress of your real life behind and enjoy the picturesque setting and the ocean view of the lodge. The accommodation is super comfortable, the surf is amazing and price is unbeatable.
Through the summer months the surf in Ericeira is perfect for everybody. You can take a beginners course and get your first experience of surfing, or join the advanced course and improve dramatically. If you want more lessons you can book extra classes onto your course while you are there to get you to the next level quicker.
To give you the energy to power through the day a delicious breakfast is included as well as the option to book dinner for your stay, these are made with ingredients from the region by a great cook, and include the odd delicious BBQ outside while enjoying the sun.
If you want to keep busy after your daily surf trips the camp can organise trips to Lisbon, Nazare or UNESCO World Heritage Site – Sintra. A trip to Lisbon can be varied; you can shop, explore historical sites, party or just relax with the locals. If you are lucky and there is a big swell during you’re stay you will see the worlds best big wave surfers taking on Nazare, which is amongst the top 5 big wave spots in the world holding the current biggest wave surfed record. In Sintra you will see castles, palaces belonging to former Kings of Portugal, a picturesque old city and an amazing landscape.
The brand new Surf Lodge Santa Cruz, mediated by Pure Surf Camps, sits in one of the most wave rich areas of Portugal. Here you will enjoy the adventure of the daily surf classes with enthusiastic surf coaches followed by the peaceful and relaxed evenings in gorgeous surroundings.
The lodge has been freshly renovated and newly furnished making it the perfect spot to unwind and escape the reality of home. The garden and pool invite guests to spend their afternoons after the daily surf trips relaxing and making the most of the camp with other visitors and the friendly crew.
Surf House Ericeira brings countless point and beach breaks to your doorstep, offered to you by Pure Surf Camps. The surf possibilities are endless and keep every surfer happy, from the rookie to the seasoned pro.
The villa in Ericeira overlooks a large pool and a huge garden area with a bar. Its position on a south-facing hill means it is protected from the wind making the time spent chilling by the pool even more comfortable. Three times a week the house throws a dinner party where you will get to enjoy a great BBQ, Pizzas, Mexican food or whatever else delicious menu the chefs decide on.
The villa also has 2 large open plan kitchens where you can cook for yourself, or join together with your housemates and create a masterpiece and eat together in the dining area.
There are 2 options in regards to surf courses, the 3-day/6 hour beginner course and the 5-day/10 hour medium surf course. Each beginning with a small land based lesson and then it’s into the water to turn theory into reality.
There’s more to do to however than surf and chill on the nearby beaches. You can join in on yoga classes, mountain biking, or go skating in the Quiksilver Boardriders shop/club. You can even take a trip to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site or to one of the many wineries in the area to do a wine tasting.
Surf House Ericeira lets you escape the hustle and bustle of the working life and get into the ideal surfer holiday rhythm of eat-sleep-surf.
Sea View Surf Camp is located in the middle of the Moroccan surf mecca, only a stones-throw away from the Atlantic Ocean. When you’re chilling at the camp you can soak up the breath-taking 180° ocean panorama at one of the top destinations in the Orient.
At Sea View Surf Camp, you can spend afternoons relaxing and enjoying the panoramic view under a blue, warm Moroccan sky on the terrace or marvelling as the sun sinks slowly into the Atlantic from the comfort of the spa pool. The camp is also surrounded by world class waves, a left-hander breaks directly out front and the next point is only 5 minutes away, with plenty more spots nearby.
The crew make sure that regardless of your surf ability you are going to have a great time out in the water. If you are just beginning you can opt for the surf course where you’ll get to hit the surf twice a day with each session lasting about 2-hours. The coaches will find the best waves to learn on and give you some theory on the beach before coming out in the water with you and giving you useful tips while you’re surfing. If you’re more advanced you can choose the surf guiding option where the crew will take you to the best spots, give you some local info, and head out in the water with you to take your surfing to the next level.
Sea View Surf Camp offers a unique atmosphere that balances the fun and excitement of your daily surf trip with total relaxation back at camp. Spend mornings in the water, and evenings unwinding with other guests on the terrace, around the pool or in the spa. When you finally retreat to your room you will be greeted by extremely comfortable and modern furnishings and even sometimes a private balcony with a sea view.
The team also pride themselves in their amazing food. Every day they provide a huge and varied breakfast buffet with fresh coffee and tea in the morning, a lunch packet you can enjoy on the beach, an afternoon snack, and then, in the evening, you get a healthy and delicious dinner, all prepared by the onsite chef with ingredients bought daily from the local markets.
When you’re not surfing, eating, or sleeping, there are plenty of activities that the team has on offer. You can do yoga 5 days a week, up to twice a day, to stretch away the workout of the days surf sessions and tone muscles for the upcoming days in the water. You can take a trip to Paradise Valley which comes highly recommended, go on a camel ride or take a guided trip to the weekly market.
In Banana Village, where the camp is located, you’ll find great tea bars, restaurants and cafes. One thing you have to try while you’re there is the best Tajine in the country. Tamraght and Taghazout are also close to the camp and are both well worth exploring. Both are located next to the coast and started as fishing villages which are now adopting a surfer vibe. The towns are extremely pretty and the architecture is something completely foreign to most.
Staying directly next to the ocean in luxurious accommodation, surfing every day, and exploring a foreign culture, is a dream that the team at Sea View Surf Camp make a reality. If you want to find out more or get an obligation free quote send us an enquiry or give us a call and we’ll organise everything else.
This surf camp is less camp, and more retreat. Pure Surf Camp Morocco has been lovingly renovated and furnished down to the finest details making it a real oasis, located 500 meters away from perfect surf spots on the Atlantic Coast.
Alongside the epic surf trips you’ll be going on you also have the possibility to enjoy the in-house steam room, called a Hammam, getting a massage, going on a camel ride, or checking out the nearby local market.
The camp has a 100m² rooftop terrace with a 180° view of the coast. The view from the roof is a real highlight and the crew try to make use of this spectacular space as much as possible. Breakfast is served on the roof, as is dinner if the conditions are right, yoga also take place on the roof and when you have free time it’s a great place to sit, and just enjoy the view.
The camp provides amazing meals that use fresh ingredients bought daily from the local markets. There is a well stocked breakfast buffet, daily lunch packet, an afternoon snack and dinner, meaning you will be extremely well fed throughout your stay here. Vegetarians and vegans are also well taken care of. There is also beer and wine available at the camp, buying alcohol in town is nearly impossible.
At Pure Surf Camp Morocco there are double rooms, 4 and 6 person apartments and a 100m² penthouse available. The penthouse has 2 double rooms, a large lounge with couch & flat screen, a private bathroom and even its own private Hammam. All the rooms are well furnished, the beds are super comfortable, the bathrooms are well equipped and the style is authentic Moroccan. The camp has room to accommodate 22 guests meaning there is a chilled, communal vibe and everyone can enjoy a meal together or watch a film under the stars.
With Morocco’s best surf spots at your door step you’re bound to catch the waves of your life. Whether you’re taking a beginner’s course or are a pro surfer getting shown the best spots available, the crew knows the area and will get you to the waves that you will enjoy the most. You can choose between the surf course which consists of two, 2-hour sessions a day. Or surf guiding, where our local team will take you to the type of surf you’re looking for, give some tips about the spots, and your surfing, then let you get out there. The guides will come out with you and give you some pointers to elevate your skill level quickly.
After your daily surf expedition, you should definitely go and explore the local town of Tamraght. It’s a quaint little town where you can find bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets and an authentic market once a week.
We’re already looking forward to welcoming you to hands-down the best surf camp in Morocco. If you want to find out more or get an obligation free quote send us an enquiry or give us a call and we’ll organise everything else.
The best surf spots and cool accommodation
The Surf Lodges & Surf Houses promise an unforgettable surf holiday. They are located directly at the local surf spot, offer a higher level of comfort and are well kitted out. They are perfect for anybody looking to undertake a surf trip as they combine amazing surf with comfortable & relaxing accommodation and that Pure Surf atmosphere.
The highest quality surf schools
Our Surf Lodges and Surf Houses offer surf courses to cater to every skill level, from total beginner to seasoned pro. You can bring your own equipment, or borrow directly from the camps.
Relax & enjoy
Start your day with the crew, and fellow surfers, enjoying a healthy and delicious breakfast, then surf, chill in the garden or swim in the pool all day. Once the day starts winding down you can head to the bar and enjoy a cold drink while swapping some stories.
The Pure Surf Camp Surf Lodge & Surf Camps have plenty to offer alongside the daily surf sessions. You can take part in yoga classes, go skating, rent an SUP and go for a paddle, play volleyball and plenty more. You can also take day trips to nearby cities, cultural sights or wildlife tours.
Surf trip with style
The Surf Lodges & Surf Houses are perfect if you are looking for a higher accommodation standard & level of comfort but don’t want to sacrifice any of the surf camp flair & atmosphere.
Sustainable designer furniture
We put emphasis on providing well styled & comfortable rooms that are fitted with modern furniture that utilizes sustainable materials. The rooms evoke a surfer vibe with a homely and comfortable feeling, meaning you will wake up well rested every morning.
Freshly prepared meals
Great food is important to anybody wanting to truly enjoy their surf trip. We set extremely high standards for the meals provided at all of the surf destinations on offer. A diverse breakfast buffet is included every day at all the Surf Lodges & Surf Houses to get you energized for the upcoming day out in the surf. The teams use fresh, locally sourced ingredients and prepare the food daily.
Dinner can be booked additionally and consists of local cuisine and international favourites. We also make sure peoples dietary needs are met, including if you have allergies or are vegetarian/vegan.
Accommodation with surf at your doorstep
Our Surf Houses & Surf Lodges are located at some of the world’s best surf spots. In Europe our camps are scattered along the Atlantic coast and make use of the consistent swell. Our surf camps in Portugal are located from the Algarve all the way up to Ericeira and make use of the warm climate, great waves and favourable winds you find in Portugal. In Morocco you have the option of staying near the surf mecca of Taghazout where you have world-class point breaks that cater to beginners and pros alike.
Check the surf from the balcony
Proximity to the beach as well as good beach transfers are vital to making a large variety of surf spots accessible, and make your surf trip successful. Some camps you are so close to the action you can check the waves from the balcony, or even from bed.
Pure Surf Camps offers trips to Surf Lodge Portugal in the Algarve, which includes stunning ocean views from your room and the terraced rooftop swimming pool. The lodge lies at the foot of a nature reserve so when you are not looking at the ocean, you can stare into the untouched nature of the Algarve. Ingrina and Zavial beaches are 10 minutes away on foot and work best on a south swell. When you aren’t surfing the beaches are a great place for swimming, relaxing, and soaking up the sun.
The surf lodge boasts a huge sun terrace, comfortable sun chairs and an amazing rooftop pool. All the rooms have a private bathroom and come with comfortable furniture.
There is a big communal living room with a fireplace and dining area where you’ll get amazing breakfasts and dinner. In the lush green garden area at the lodge you'll find hammocks making it the perfect place to chill in the shade after your surf. And when the sun starts to get lower you can go to the in-house bar and get yourself the surf camp special, a “Spicy Sven” or any other cocktail to cheers with.
The surf course takes place at a local beach break that has great conditions for beginners and intermediate surfers and happens 5 times a week, with a 1.5-hour session in the morning, and the same again in the evening. You’ll get picked up in the morning and taken to the beach and all equipment is included.
If you’re after another way to tire yourself out for the evening, Stand Up Paddleboard tours are also available and will guide you around the coast to some hidden beaches, and the option to jump of some cliffs into the water.
Twice a week, sunrise yoga takes place on the rooftop terrace for your pre surf warm up. And in between surfing you can snorkel and dive at Ingrina Beach. Another highlight is the weekly BBQ where you can try the Lodge delicacy, the homemade burger, which is usually followed by a trip to nearby Sagres to party.
If you’re looking for comfortable and modern accommodation in a naturally beautiful location with great surf and an amazing team, Surf Lodge Portugal is the place for you!