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Ponta de Sagres Surf Camp - Sagres, Algarve. Portugal

INTRODUCTION

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Sagres is the perfect place for whoever wants to enjoy a surf holiday in Algarve, we have everything to make your trip a dream within your reach; good waves, a relaxed atmosphere and lots of things to see and do. If you never surfed before and want to try it out, or if you are an experienced surfer, you will certainly find much to do with us.

 

Our surf school located in Sagres, combines a spirit of freedom with detailed surf instruction, where the student is our main concern. The surfing lessons are delivered to the highest standard and fantastic value. Lessons include provision of all the equipment that you need: surfboards, wetsuits and our well none Lunch Box. Most important our surf lessons provide a structured plan that is proven to help you progress and reach your surfing goals.

 

We rely on a vision to create an unpretentious environment where the goal is to have fun together, regardless of age, sex, nationality or surfing skills. Our team shares the “love” of surf, so we will all be sure to live unique moments.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Private Room

  • Up to 3 Persons
  • Room size 16 m2
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • Television
  • Minifrigo
  • Balcony
  • View

 

Private Apartment

  • Up to 5 persons
  • One or Two Bedroom Apartments
  • Private Bathroom
  • Full Equiped Private Kitchen
  • Free Wifi
  • Heating
  • Housekeeping
  • Television
  • Exterior Area
  • Barbecue

THE ACTIVITIES

SURF LESSON

We left around 10AM, in search of the best spot to surf. We want with this way to show you a typical day of a experienced surfed, searching for the place according the tide, wind,  swell size and direction. The waves aren’t made by a machine, so isn’t always perfect on the same beach. On the right spot,  we start with a short introduction and warm-up. After 1:30-2hrs in the water, it’s lunch time. After this pause, we start the second class of the day. At the end of a surf day, you will be tired and your level of endorphins is very high, then it is time to go back and have a warm bath. Generally our team organizes night tours to typical restaurants, where everyone is welcome. After an excellent dinner, depending on your energy, it’s time for a drink in the bars or if you want to go rest for the next day!

 

ARRIVAL DAY

From April to October: The arrival day can be any day.

From November to March: The arrival day can occur only at weekdays.

January: Closed for holidays.

You’ll have a primary briefing to check your level, then our surf instructors will integrate within a group accordingly your level.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

2 Surf Lessons of 2h/each per day + Sports Insurance

Tuition with certified + Experienced Surf Instructor

Full Day usage of Surf Equipment

Beach Transfer

Lunch Box

Photo Session (Optional)

 

SURF LEVEL

BEGINNER

  • Never surfed before or a few times
  • Demonstrate surf awareness, safety and self-rescue skills to safely participate in activities in the surf environment.
  • Trim along on broken or peeling waves up to half a metre

 

INTERMEDIATE

  • Beginner check list, plus;
  • Perform top and bottom turns, cut-backs and re-entries in surf up to 3 feet (1 metre)

 

ADVANCED

  • Beginner + Intermediate check list, plus;
  • Perform a range of manoeuvres (round house cut-back, snap vertical re-entry, floater, tube) in 1 metre plus surf at different surf breaks.

 

 

SUP

Come with us and explore some the most secrets spots of our coast with our Sagres SUP – Stand Up Paddle Tours. See amazing cliffs and caves with our guides, explore our unique fauna and flora. See the natural life in it’s maximum splendor!! We left around 10AM, to our small “secret”  to provide one of the most idyllic journey of your life. Right at the spot,  we start with a short introduction with safety rules and a tiny warm-up. Then it’s time to enjoy the journey, after a 2,5-3hrs. Our group it’s small, upt to 8 persons. At the end it’s time to relax, enjoy the beach and check the videos and photos taken by our guide.

 

ARRIVAL DAY

From June to September: The arrival day can be any day.

From October to May: Upon request, based on our availability.

January: Closed for holidays.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

  • Activity time 3h + Sports Insurance
  • Fully Qualified Guide
  • SUP Equipment (Stand-up Board, Paddle, Wetsuit or Lycra)
  • Lifeguard jackets for kids and non-swimmers
  • Bottle of water
  • Free GoPro photos

 

FAQ

1. Never did surf, will be the Surf School good for me?

Most of our students have never done surfing before, so do not worry because it’s your first time! Since he can swim at least 25m, is ready to have the fun of your life!

 

2. The Surf School is duly accredited?

Yes. We take great pride in our school Surf is certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation (FPS) and ensure the correct qualifications of all our services. We are also certified by the Tourism of Portugal (IP) which allows us to say that we give importance to our customers not only as a quality merit but also security. We did not stop there, the Wavesensations – Sagres Surf School also has accreditation from the Entity control of all maritime activities (SSTI), which authorizes us teach any courses Surf on most beaches in Costa Vicentina.

 

3. Why should I choose this Surf School?

The experience of our team is unbeatable. The experience takes time to achieve, so we can ensure that your day will be well spent and you’ll see that after all is easier than it looked, and moreover, always with the highest safety standards!

 

Our location: Our unique location allows us to have an easy access to the best local Surf. Considered the site with the largest window and waving with the most regular winds offshore of the country, you can choose two different types of Coast; West and South, where you can go for the best spot Surf. You can check for yourself, here!

 

Our instructors: We believe in providing personalized service to our customers with a high degree teaching. Any Surf program fear their level of quality according to who teaches and this is transmitted at your own Surf training. Here, our team is incredibly motivated and trained, so that the daily can help you learn to evolve in the surf

 

4. What courses do we offer?

We think about creating something for everyone, Surf Group lessons, private lessons Surf, Surf Rentals, Side Surf, Surf Safaris, Surfing Repairs, classes for children, and more. We are here to tell you what you need, please contact us.

 

5. Where do Surf lessons are taught?

All our classes are predefined location, usually in the Tonel beach in Sagres. However, as we do not want our customers to come to Sagres and get to know what good is, we can choose beaches with the best conditions for the chosen activity. May be located on the coast between Mulberry Beach (Lagos) and the Meia-Praia Beach (Lagos).

 

6. Can I keep the equipment from the surf lesson after completing the course?

After any surf course, ask us to deliver the material. However, if you want, you can rent equipment to practice by yourself, we can provide you with this for a more affordable price.

 

7. After the surfing initiation classes, I’ll need more surf lessons?

The first Surf lesson teaches you to surf the base, learns to put up on the board, in the foam zone, keeping always with the highest level of security, while having endless moments of fun. If you want to progress and surfing the outside and catch the best waves, so need more lessons. Usually 4-5 days Surf are enough to learn the basics and be able to venture out to learn alone and surfing the outside. However, this number also depends on several factors, such as physical fitness, surf conditions, winds and tides.

 

8. How many surf lessons recommend?

It depends on several factors, the time you have available, as plans to spend, interest, physical ability, ambitions. For a beginner, usually recommend 1 to two days of classes (2-4 sessions) to start as a reasonable progression. However, for a detailed development, so that it can in the future be able to surf the base form alone, it is advisable to use a course of 4 to 6 days (8 to 12 sessions). Thus, possibly in the future alone will train and improve their skills so you can reach the intermediate level.

 

9. If you have medical restrictions? I can take surf lessons?

All our customers have to provide us with all their data on the activity when booking. Thus, we can analyze the situation form which does not harm your health. Please contact us if you have any health problems, but still want to have surf lessons.

 

10. What time are taught the Surf lessons?

Our classes have the start at 10:30 and end at about 17:00. With two sessions Surf for 1h: 45min, respectively, morning and afternoon. Since the meeting in our Surf Center is about 30 minutes before the start of classes. Thus, we have time to choose all the material and the beach to teach the classes.

 

11. It’s not my first time, do not want to be part of a group of initiation. What can I offer?

All the surfer or athlete, regardless of your level, you can always be in charge of a coach. We provide advanced improvement classes for everyone who wants to see improved their techniques, we offer classes for all levels and surfing requirements, from a beginner on your first time, and for an advanced surfer

 

12. What is the age range of your students?

We have students of all ages, from 6 years of age. No age limit as long as the physical capacity and the will are sufficient, we are delighted to discover that the sensations of surfing.

 

13. They offer all of Surf equipment?

Yes! Teaching to use appropriate boards made of foam and flexible fins called “softboards”. We also have a wide choice of other boards to higher levels of Surf. We use wetsuits of variable thickness, so you can always surf with the greatest possible comfort. However, if you have your own stuff, of course you can use it!

 

14. What do I bring to the surf lessons?

Swimsuit and beach towel, clothing appropriate to the weather conditions of the day, and sunscreen Camera to photograph the huge moments of fun.

 

15. I need to book?

It is always best to book in advance. If left to the last minute, or simply wish to take classes at the moment, we can not guarantee your place. For example, in very days in the height of summer, we are complete, we work with levels of ratio Student: Teacher restricted due to security and quality education. Thus, the earlier you book your surfing lesson, the probability of choosing the desired period will be higher and on the other hand, you can find on our website some special offers.

 

16. And if the conditions are not favorable finding on?

When we teach beginners to surf the necessary conditions are identical to a green flag on the beach !!! Because we want our customers to feel as safe, because that way is also much easier and faster progress.

Our unique location allows us to have an easy access to the best local Surf. We can choose to two distinct types of Coast; West and South, where you can go in search of the best beach to practice the activity.

So we are proud to admit that we had until now not to cancel any surf lesson with our customers. However, if this happens, we will always try, through various stations gets orológicas, foresee such a situation, in order to refund the customer with the minimum of delay or reschedule new dates.

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Sagres Surfcamp is located on lovely Bed & Breakfast – close to the center of Sagres and near several beaches. It only takes about 10min walking to get to any of them and you will find a nice break, restaurants and bars. 

 

Sagres is on the south of Portugal – Algarve and has a long tradition of fishing. This is evident when you visit one of the many restaurants, where they have everything from seafood to fish. They all come fresh from the sea and are carefully prepared and served with traditional sides. Sagres has had a good night life for many years. Ask for a SAGRES beer with perceves!!!

Getting Here

BY CAR

Follow directions to Vila do Bispo. In Sagres, turn left at the roundabout Fortress (3rd exit)

Pass the Roundabout with the Anchor, turn left at (3rd exit) following the Rua Comandante Matoso (main street).

 

AIRPORTS

The closest airport is Faro Airport (FAO). Distance from Faro Airport to Sagres is 86,9 kilometers (54,0 miles).

 

Airport Iata code Distance (km)

Faro Airport FAO 86,9

Lisbon Portela Airport LIS 198,1

Jerez Airport XRY 258,4

Sevilla Airport SVQ 274,2

Badajoz Airport BJZ 280,4

Gibraltar Airport GIB 335,1

Rabat-Salé Airport RBA 384,4

Málaga Airport AGP 397,6

Mohammed V International Airport CMN 423,6

Federico Garcia Lorca Airport GRX 459,0

PRICES & PACKAGES

Surf Escape

From €245.00

This program is perfect for those who have never surfed or/and are limited in time. Focused for those without surfing gear and do not know how to get started. Our instructors will ensure that you will improve your skills gradually according to your initial point. We will do our best to surf on the beach with the best conditions for your level and where don’t exist lack of waves! We believe the most important is everybody have fun, living the surf emotions in safe and knowing other surfers with the same “love” about surfing.

 

ARRIVAL DAY

The arrival day can be any day. There is no surf lessons on the date of check-in. Surfing lessons begin on the 2nd day of your stay.

 

FLIGHTS

Check the best prices on skyscanner.com to Faro, Seville or Lisbon airport. Then, come to us by bus or transfer, the choice is up to you.

 

TRANSFERS

You can get us from Faro airport (1h), taking a shuttle. Another way is from Seville or Lisbon by bus or train. For more details contact us.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

4 Nights Accommodation

4 Buffet Breakfast

3 Day Surf Trips

2 Surf Lessons of 2h(each) per day

3 Days Beach Lunch Box

Tuition with certified + experienced Surf Instructor

Full stay usage of Equipment

Sports Insurance

Beach Transfer

Photo Session (Optional)

 

TYPICAL DAY

Start the day with a great breakfast around 9 hours. Once the coffee begins to take effect, our team will make the plan of the day and indicate the surfing destination of the day. We left around 10AM, to the beach with better conditions, where we start with a short introduction and warm-up. After 1:30-2H in the water, it’s lunchtime. After this pause, we start the second class of the day. At the end of this surf day, you will be tired and your level of endorphins is very high, then it is time to go back to the beach and have a warm bath.

Generally our team organizes night tours to typical restaurants where everyone is welcome. After an excellent dinner, depending on your energy, it’s time for a drink in the bars or if you want to go rest for the next day!

 

MEALS

A breakfast buffet is served each morning and usually we dine together every night. Dinner consists of everything from a large barbecue at the camp to eating at a restaurant in village with all the staff. Everyone is welcome to join us, so even if you are travelling alone, you will have dinner companions from day one.

Each surfing day you will get a lunching box with a Sandwich, Bottle of Water, Fruit and Cereal bar.

 

ADDITIONS

While booking, you can choose the number of people (Pax) on the wanted type of accommodation and complement your booking, per example with Airport Transfer or an extra meal.

Surf Stay

From €400.00

This program is perfect for those who have never surfed, or tried a few times but never had more opportunities to continue. Focused those want to take the full surf course. Together in the group, our instructors will closely monitor your progress. Our instructors will ensure that you will improve your skills gradually according to your initial point. We will do our best to surf on the beach with the best conditions for your level and where don’t exist lack of waves! We believe the most important is everybody have fun, living the surf emotions in safe.

 

ARRIVAL DAY

The arrival day can be any day. There is no surf lessons on the date of check-in. Surfing lessons begin on the 2nd day of your stay.

 

FLIGHTS

Check the best prices on skyscanner.com to Faro, Seville or Lisbon airport. Then, come to us by bus or transfer, the choice is up to you.

 

TRANSFERS

You can get us from Faro airport (1h), taking a shuttle. Another way is from Seville or Lisbon by bus or train. For more details contact us.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

7 Nights Accommodation

7 Buffet Breakfast

5 Day Surf Trips

2 Surf Lessons of 2h(each) per day

5 Days Beach Lunch Box

Tuition with certified + experienced Surf Instructor

Full stay usage of Equipment

Sports Insurance

Beach Transfer

Sunset Tour at St. Vicente Cape

Group Activities

Barbecue (Optional)

Photo Session (Optional)

Video Analysis (Optinal)

 

TYPICAL DAY

Start the day with a great breakfast around 9AM. Once the coffee begins to take effect, our team will make the plan of the day and indicate the surfing destination of the day. We left around 10AM, to the beach with better conditions, where we start with a short introduction and warm-up. After 1:30-2H in the water, it’s lunchtime. After that pause, we start the second class of the day. At the end of this surf day, you will be tired and your level of endorphins is very high, then it is time to go back to the beach and have a warm bath.

Generally our team organizes night tours to typical restaurants where everyone is welcome. After an excellent dinner, depending on your energy, it’s time for a drink in the bars or if you want to go rest for the next day!

All Thursdays we join the group and we go to the most southwestern point of Europe (Cabo de São Vicente) see the sunset, this a special moment that we want to share with everyone. On the last day of the course, usually Fridays, it is time to review all week and share all the emotions with the other participants, so we join all for a barbecue, where everyone is welcome.

 

MEALS

A breakfast buffet is served each morning and usually we dine together every night. Dinner consists of everything from a large barbecue at the camp to eating at a restaurant in village with all the staff. Everyone is welcome to join us, so even if you are travelling alone, you will have dinner companions from day one.
Each surfing day you will get a lunching box with a Sandwich, Bottle of Water, Fruit and Cereal bar.

 

ADDITIONS

While booking, you can choose the number of persons (Pax) on the wanted type of accommodation and complement your booking, per example with Airport Transfer or an extra meal.

Surf Yoga

From €445.00

 

ARRIVAL DAY

The arrival day can be any day. There is no surf lessons on the date of check-in. Surfing lessons begin on the 2nd day of your stay.

 

FLIGHTS

Check the best prices on skyscanner.com to Faro, Seville or Lisbon airport. Then, come to us by bus or transfer, the choice is up to you.

 

TRANSFERS

You can get us from Faro airport (1h), taking a shuttle. Another way is from Seville or Lisbon by bus or train. For more details contact us.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

6 Nights Accommodation

6 Buffet Breakfast

4 Day Surf Trips

2 Surf Lessons of 2h(each) per day

5 Yoga Lessons

4 Days Beach Lunch Box

Tuition with certified + experienced Surf Instructor

Full stay usage of Equipment

Sports Insurance

Beach Transfer

Sunset Tour at St. Vicente Cape

Group Activities

Barbecue (Optional)

Photo Session (Optional)

 

TYPICAL DAY

Start the day with a yoga session on the beach. Return refreshed and ready for a day of surfing, with a great breakfast in our breakfast room, around 9PM. As soon as possible, our team will prepare the plan for the day and indicate the surfing destination of that day. We leave around 10PM, to the beach with better conditions, where we will start with a short introduction and warm up. After 1:30-2H in the water, it’s lunchtime. After that pause, the second class of the day will begin. At the end of the day you will be tired and your level of endorphins will be very high, so it’s time to go back from the beach and have a nice bath.

Usually our team organizes night walks to the typical restaurants of Sagres, where everyone is welcome. At the dinner we have several choices, from a big barbecue, to a dinner with the whole team in the several fresh fish restaurants in Sagres. Everyone is invited to join with us, even if you are traveling alone, you will always have the company of everyone from day one.

After an excellent dinner, depending on your energy, it’s time for a drink at the bars in the center or rest for the next day’s surf!

Halfway through your stay try a pause in surfing and explore Sagres, book one extra activity or simply enjoy relaxing.

Every Thursday we gather the group and we go to the most southwestern point of Europe (Cabo de São Vicente) to see sunset, the unique moment we want to share with everyone. On the last day of the Course, usually Fridays, it’s time to review the whole week and share all the emotions with the other participants, so we gather for a barbecue, where everyone is welcome.

 

MEALS

A breakfast buffet is served each morning and usually we dine together every night. Dinner consists of everything from a large barbecue at the camp to eating at a restaurant in village with all the staff. Everyone is welcome to join us, so even if you are travelling alone, you will have dinner companions from day one.
Each surfing day you will get a lunching box with a Sandwich, Bottle of Water, Fruit and Cereal bar.

 

ADDITIONS

While booking, you can choose the number of people (Pax) on the wanted type of accommodation and complement your booking, per example with Airport Transfer or an extra meal.

Surf Guiding

From €350.00

ARRIVAL DAY

The arrival day can be any day. There is no surf lessons on the date of check-in. Surfing lessons begin on the 2nd day of your stay.

 

FLIGHTS

Check the best prices on skyscanner.com to Faro, Seville or Lisbon airport. Then, come to us by bus or transfer, the choice is up to you.

 

TRANSFERS

You can get us from Faro airport (1h), taking a shuttle. Another way is from Seville or Lisbon by bus or train. For more details contact us.

 

WHAT´S INCLUDED

7 Nights Accommodation

7 Buffet Breakfast

5 Day Surf Trips

5 Days Beach Lunch Box

2 Surf Sessions of 2h(each) per day

Full stay usage of Equipment

Sunset Tour at St. Vicente Cape

Group Activities

Barbecue (Optional)

Photo Session (Optional)

Video Analysis (Optional)

 

TYPICAL DAY

Start the day with a great breakfast around 9AM. Once the coffee begins to take effect, our team will make the plan of the day and indicate the surfing destination of the day. We left around 10AM, to the beach with better conditions. At the end of this surf day, you will be tired and your level of endorphins is very high, then it is time to go back to the beach and have a warm bath.

Generally our team organizes night tours to typical restaurants where everyone is welcome. After an excellent dinner, depending on your energy, it’s time for a drink in the bars or if you want to go rest for the next day!

 

MEALS

A breakfast buffet is served each morning and usually we dine together every night. Dinner consists of everything from a large barbecue at the camp to eating at a restaurant in village with all the staff. Everyone is welcome to join us, so even if you are travelling alone, you will have dinner companions from day one.

Each surfing day you will get a lunching box with a Sandwich, Bottle of Water, Fruit and Cereal bar.

 

ADDITIONS

While booking, you can choose to number of people (Pax) on the wanted type of accommodation and complement your booking, per example with Airport Transfer or an extra meal.

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