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  • Adults (18 years and up)

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Welcome to the Porto Surf Camp at “Pura Vida Surf School”! 🌊🏄‍♂️

Dive into the world of surfing with the “Pura Vida” Surf Camp in Porto, Portugal!

🤙 🏝️ Surfing in Porto:

The beaches of Porto offer:

  • 🌊 Diverse Waves for All Levels: Ideal for both beginners and more experienced surfers.
  • 🏖️ No Crowds: Enjoy the exclusivity of deserted beaches, without crowds, providing a calmer environment for surfing.
  • 🏝️ Kilometers of Extension with Countless Peaks: Offers a wide range of surfing spots, suitable for different skill levels.
  • 🌿 Natural Setting: Most of the beach offers an impressive landscape for surfers.

🌊 Pura Vida Surf Camp

🏠 Accommodation: Enjoy our 4 small cabins organized in a community style that preserves your privacy while giving you a pleasant sense of belonging.

☀️ Awakening: Wake up to the sound of birds and the smell of freshly baked bread. Just a 5-minute walk down the path to reach the beach or take a peek through the door to check the daily surf.

🌌 Memorable Nights: In the evenings, join other guests to chat under the starry sky. Have fun at one of our delicious fish barbecues, which include lettuces grown in our special pots in the backyard. You can also try a totally artisanal pizza baked in our terracotta oven. Life at the camp is pure joy! 🍕🔥🌟

🏠 Accommodation:

  • Costa Nova:
    • 🏖️ A room for two people, a bathroom, and a kitchen, simplicity with lots of light.
    • ☀️ Fantastic terrace to enjoy outdoor breakfasts.
    • 🎨 Exterior walls painted with blue candy stripes, similar to the colorful palheiros of Costa Nova.
  • Costa Verde:
    • 🌿 Bunk beds and 4 single beds in the same larger room.
    • 🍳 Fully equipped kitchen with a fireplace and shared bathroom within the same group.
  • Arrifana:
    • 🏡 The first villa of the camp, named “casinha”.
    • 🌊 Exterior similar to houses on the coast of Arrifana, with white walls and light blue door and window decorations.
    • 🛏️ A comfortable room for two people with an open space living room and fully equipped kitchen, plus a private bathroom with towels included.
  • Ericeira:
    • 🌾 Old barn converted into a Scandinavian-style cabin.
    • 🍽️ Kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom decorated with simplicity but with great robustness built-in.
    • 🏡 Strong wooden ceilings and double-glazed windows. A special place to rest in style.

🌊 Packs and Prices:

  1. Pack Basics: From 250€
    • 🌙 3 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 3 surf classes
  2. Pack Balance: From 410€
    • 🌙 5 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 5 surf classes
    • 📚 2 theoretical classes
  3. Pack Pro: From 570€
    • 🌙 7 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 7 surf classes
    • 🛹 2 Surf Skate training sessions
    • 📚 2 theoretical classes

All packs include:

  • 🏠 Private accommodation
  • 🚐 Transfer surf camp – beach – surf camp
  • 🛠️ Complete equipment
  • 📸 Photos

🏄‍♂️ Surf Classes in Porto

Duration: 3 hours
👥 Small groups: organized by age and skill level.

In our classes, you will learn about:

  • 🌊🏄‍♂️ Surfing Fundamentals: Instruction in all the basic aspects of surfing, including board position, paddling, and the art of catching waves.
  • 🌊📈 Gradual Progression: We guide students from the early stages to catching their first wave.
  • 🏄‍♂️🤝 Confidence and Technique: Our goal is to build confidence in the water and provide a solid foundation in surfing technique.
  • ⚠️🏄‍♂️ Safety: We will teach you about surfing safety rules.

At our Surf Camp, simplicity is our motto: Pura Vida! 🌴✨

At “Pura Vida Surf School” we also offer exciting Surf Lessons!

What's included

Services included in this activity

All Surf Camps include:

  • 🏠 Private accommodation
  • 🚐 Transfer surf camp – beach – surf camp
  • 🛠️ Complete equipment
  • 📸 Photos
  • Pack Basics includes:
    • 🌙 3 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 3 surf classes
  • Pack Balance includes:
    • 🌙 5 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 5 surf classes
    • 📚 2 theoretical classes
  • Pack Pro includes:
    • 🌙 7 nights of accommodation
    • 🏄‍♂️ 7 surf classes
    • 🛹 2 Surf Skate training sessions
    • 📚 2 theoretical classes

What to bring

  • 👙🩲Swimwear: Make sure you bring enough swimsuits or bikinis to enjoy surf sessions and yoga practices on the beach.
  • 🧘‍♀️👕 Comfortable clothing: Wear light, breathable clothing for yoga sessions and other land activities. Choose loose and stretchy garments that allow you to move freely.
  • 🏖️🌞 Beach towel: A large towel will be useful for relaxing on the beach after surf and yoga sessions, as well as for drying off after swimming.
  • 🌙🧥 Warm clothing: Even in warm destinations, the nights can be cool. Bring a light jacket or sweater to keep yourself warm when the temperatures drop.
  • ☀️🕶️ Sun protection: Don’t forget to wear broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s rays. Also consider bringing a hat and sunglasses for additional protection.
  • 👟👡 Proper footwear: Bring comfortable sandals for walking around the camp and a pair of sports shoes or sneakers for more intense activities or hikes.
  • 💧Reusable water bottle
  • 🧴🪥Personal hygiene items: Don’t forget to pack your personal hygiene essentials, such as toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, soap, etc.
  • 🦟 Insect repellent


No hay requisitos.

What to expect

Meeting point

Located at the southern point of the Porto district next to the sea, but with easy access to the city center (10 minutes by car), off the usual tourist routes. Av. da Beira-Mar, 4400-413 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal See map


🛫 Extra: €40 transfer airport – camp – airport

Pura Vida Surfing School

Olá! We are Pura vida surfing school, We are based in Porto and we are specialist in surf camps , surf retreats and surf classes. Located in an area where surf culture merges with the vibrant energy of Porto, this school is much more than just a place to learn to master the waves. We are always looking for the perfect wave, and trust me, we always find it! Founded by surf enthusiast, the school not only offers exceptional classes but also serves as a meeting point for surfing enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. With passionate and experienced instructors, the school is committed not only to teaching surfing techniques but also to conveying the essence of the ‘pura vida’ lifestyle. The welcoming and inclusive atmosphere of the school creates an environment where everyone feels welcome. From beginners to more experienced surfers, each student is greeted with enthusiasm and guided to develop their surfing skills in a fun and safe manner.”

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Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

Cambios o cancelación por parte del cliente:
  1. En el caso de que el cliente decida reprogramar o cancelar la actividad reservada  podrá hacerlo de forma GRATUITA, dentro del plazo indicado por la escuela en la información de la misma actividad, a través de la plataforma.
Accediendo a:
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    1. Bookings
      1. Reprogramar o cancelar. En este punto podrá elegir la fecha a la cual desea reprogramar su clase o cancelar y optar a la devolución de su importe
Cambios o cancelación por parte de la escuela:
  1. Si las actividades contratadas son canceladas por motivos meteorológicos (lluvia, vientos extremos, tormenta eléctrica, etc) o por falta de condiciones oportunas para la práctica de dichas actividades (olas en el caso del surf) la escuela propondrá al cliente las siguientes alternativas:
  2. Cambio de fecha para realizar la actividad contratada.
  3. La realización de una actividad alternativa.
  4. Si el cliente no pudiera cambiar las fechas o no estuviera interesado en realizar una actividad alternativa se le ofrecerá un bono equivalente a la cantidad pendiente de la actividad contratada válido por 1 año desde la fecha de emisión.
  5. Devolución del dinero
  1. Las actividades requieren de un número mínimo de clientes para que puedan desarrollarse, el mismo se encuentra especificado en los “REQUISITOS” de la actividad. En el caso de que no se alcance este mínimo la escuela se pondrá en contacto para reprogramar la clase o de no ser posible se le devolverá el importe de abonado.

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