Surf Travel Company

Peniche Adventures Surf Hostel - Peniche, Leiria. Portugal

INTRODUCTION

Peniche Adventures Surf Hostel - Peniche, Leiria Guests overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 5 reviews.
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We started the company ten years ago with one dive center in Peniche. Currently, we have four dive centers, a nautical school and a Surf School and Camp. Our philosophy is to provide high quality services and products to our customers.

 

The city of Peniche is located in an isthmus, thus having a great variety of surf spots oriented to all quadrants provides the most consistent Surf Experience in Portugal. To provide the best possible experience we have Rip Curl wetsuits of all sizes and genders to make sure you are comfortable in the water. Also, we have a wide selection of the best surfboards to please either the novice or the experienced surfer. The best Staff is at your service. Our young, experienced and competent Team will make sure you get the most out of your surfing experience.

 

Since you want to fully enjoy your surfing and get the most from your holiday, we will take care of all the logistics. We offer a complete range of packages with Surfing experiences and courses, Lodging, transfers, equipment rentals, food, whatever your needs are so you can have all the fun.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Room types

  • Twin and double bedrooms with shared bathrooms
  • Dorm bedrooms (max. 4 people | max. 6 people) with shared bathrooms

 

Main facilities

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Free tea & coffee
  • Living room with dining area, couches and TV
  • BBQ area on the rooftop, perfect for our organised sunset BBQ’s
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Transfers from your accommodation to our school and the surf spots of Peniche are provided daily for the surf lessons so that your only concern is enjoying your holidays to the fullest.

THE ACTIVITIES

SURF ADVENTURES

The Surf Adventures Day Packs are tailored for those staying in Peniche, or nearby, for long periods, and for those returning often. The day packs consist of 1 day all-included training packages with two practical surf lessons, where you can improve all surfing techniques and ocean skills. These daily Packs are structured for surfers of all levels who are willing to improve. It is the ideal learning format for each participant to manage the improvement of their surfing at their own pace.

 

Duration

1 full day, including theory and 2 practical surfing lessons of approximately 2 hours each.0 

 

Included all necessary logistics and adequate equipment:

  • Surfboard and wetsuit.
  • Qualified instruction.
  • Light meal between surf lessons.
  • Transfers from school facilities to the surf spots.
  • Hot shower and towel.
  • Insurance.
  • Assigned
  • Level ascertainment for each participant.

 

Requirements

Minimum age 8.

Adaptation to the aquatic environment.

 

Structure

2 lessons (approximately 2 hours each), including theoretical and practical contents, in classroom, beach and surf environments.

 

Content

The Surf Adventures Day Pack surfing lessons are consistent with all contents of Haliotis Surf Adventures’ courses. Day pack lessons are adjusted to each given moment of individual student surfing progression.

SURF COURSES

Duration: 5 full days, including 10 practice sessions of approximately 2 hours each.

 

Included All necessary logistics and adequate equipment:

  • Surfboard and wetsuit.
  • Qualified instruction.
  • Light meal between surf lessons.
  • Transfers from school facilities to the surf spots.
  • Hot shower and towel.
  • Insurance.
  • Course completion certificate is assigned.

 

SURF WEEK BEGINNER

Taking the Surf Beginners Course is ideal for those of you who are staying in Peniche or nearby for at least 5 full days. It is a great way to learn ocean skills and to initiate contact with the amazing sport of surfing. Participants will learn about waves, surfing equipment, surf safety rules and procedures. The beginner surfers will learn the techniques for making their first surfing maneuvers. Enter the world of surfing with all that is necessary to have the best of all experiences! Learning the basic safety rules to follow when entering the sea for surfing, accordingly to surf conditions and equipment to use. Learning the proper use of equipment. Catching waves by paddling. Learning the techniques for standing up on the surfboard, riding the wave straight to the beach, and changing directions.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum age 8.
  • Adaptation to the aquatic environment.

 

SURF WEEK INTERMEDIATE

Taking the Surf Intermediate Course is ideal for those of you who are commited to raising the level of your basic surfing skills, and are staying in Peniche, or nearby, for at least 5 full days. It is a great way to learn new ocean skills and deepen your contact with the world of surfing. Participants will learn more about the origin of the waves we surf, about surfing equipment, surf safety rules and procedures. The intermediate level surfers will learn the techniques for making their first surfing maneuvers on a peeling wave. Enjoy the world of surfing with all that is necessary to have the best of all experiences!

 

Deepening the knowledge of safety rules to follow when entering the sea for surfing. Learning to recognize different types of surf conditions and the adequacy of surf equipment to each surfer and particular type of wave. Introduction to ethics in surfing lineups. Take-off and bottom-turn techniques. Trimming. Introduction to advanced maneuvers.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum age 8.
  • Having achieved the goals defined in the Surf Beginner course.

 

SURF WEEK ADVANCED

Taking the Surf Advanced Course is ideal for those of you who are commited to raising the level of your surfing skills, and are staying in Peniche, or nearby, for at least 5 full days. It is a great way to step-up to performing a good repertoire of maneuvers in any type of waves, in every surf spot. The advanced level surfers will learn the techniques for mastering all maneuvers and transitions between maneuvers. Enjoy the world of surfing with all that is necessary to have the best of all experiences! Learning the techniques for changing directions using the rails (edges) of the board. Introduction to the techniques of surfing’s essential maneuvers: cutbacks, floating reentries, carving reentries. Learning to choose the right maneuver to be performed on each particular section of a breaking wave, and sequencing maneuvers along a wave: “reading” waves. Defining goals for future individual progression.

 

Requirements

  • Having achieved the goals defined in the Surf Intermediate course.

Other activities

  • Dive
  • Visit Portugals Capital Lisbon
  • Visit the famous village Obidos

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Our self-catering surf hostel is located in Peniche very close to Bocaxica beach and Molhe Leste.

 

Peniche is located in the Atlantic Coast of Portugal, approx. 90km north of Lisbon and 250km south of Porto. Until the Middle Ages Peniche has been an island, today it’s a Peninsula. This offers perfect conditions for surfing of all levels as Peniche is surrounded by the ocean and provides a lot of different surf spots. The most famous wave is Supertubos, just 5 min. by foot from our facilities. Here, the “Rip Curl Pro”, an event of the World Surfing League takes place each year.

 

In Peniche there are many long beautiful sandy beaches providing Europe’s best surfing possibilities. You can also just relax in the sun at the beach or go for a walk along the cliff line where you can find some of the best places to observe migratory birds. As places of interest there’s the fortress, the Praça-Forte, the cave Gruta da Furninha and the Cabo Carvoeiro with its lighthouse from where you have a great view of the sunset.

 

In Peniche you can find everything necessary for the daily life: restaurants, cafés, supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacies, banks, surf shops, etc. If you’re looking for bars and parties you’ll find some nice places around Baleal, mostly in summer. Peniche is also known for its fishing so you can try almost all kind of variation of fish in some good restaurants around. The wine route along the west coast offers another possibility to spend your free time around Peniche.

Getting Here

  • Only 89 Km distant from Lisbon Airport, Peniche presents itself as the most accessible world class surfing and scuba diving area in Portugal.
  • Whether you’re driving from north or south, take exit 14 out of highway A8 and merge into the IP6 road to Peniche.

PRICES & PACKAGES

Family Room

58€ low season

75€ mid season

110€ high season

 

Twin Room

32€ low season

45€ mid season

60€ high season

 

Double Room with private Toilet

38€ low season

50€ mid season

70€ high season

 

 

If you will book surf or dive lessons at our surf school, you will get a 20% discount for the hostel.

 

 

Equipment rental

Equipment ½ day 1 day
Wetsuit rental 5 € 10 €
Surfboard rental 9 € 15 €
Wetsuit + surfboard rental 12 € 20 €

Surf Adventures

55 € 1 full day, including theory and 2 practical surfing lessons of approximately 2 hours each.

 

Surf Courses

150€ – 1st of November to 31 of May

240€ – 1st of June to 31 of October

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