Furadouro Camp - , . Surf Camps in Portugal
Furadouro at Ovar near Oporto is searched for its amazing surfing atmosphere all year round, with beautiful white sandy beaches epic waves and uncrowded spots that make this place the right one for your dream surf trip. Given the surf camp location, all major surf spots are within short distance from the Camp.
The Surf Camp offers unforgettable vacation experience in an Surf Villa with quality facilities and access to a variety of fun activities for the whole family, group of friends or individual traveller, like Surfing and Stand Up Paddle lessons for all levels. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first surfing experience, or if you’re already are into the surf vibe and just looking for new challenges. Rest assured, we have a course for you and will take your skills to the next level and still have a lot of fun at the same time, all this run by our experienced staff.
If you are tired of surfing, relax in our Pool with a cool drink, take sun baths in the garden, pick a bike or a skate and take a ride in Maceda Pine forest reserve that runs up the coastline. Experience the delicious Portuguese Gastronomic in several great restaurants near the Camp, play some table tennis or video games, book a yoga lesson, and much, much more activities to keep you having fun.
We are sensible to Covid-19 effects in travel safety and because of that we reduced our camp capacity too accommodate 10 persons per day, however if you are booking for a group bigger than 10 persons just send us a message and we will provide a solution. The Camp can be adapted to most needs.
Open all year, our packages range from a first-class Surf Villa experience to affordable backpacker accommodation. All levels welcome. We are surfers who love to spread our surfing experience while teaching the surf life style!
The 1000 m2 Surf Villa boasts a beautiful outdoor entertaining area with all modern facilities at a few minutes from the beach and very close from all top surf spots in the region.
The surf camp can accommodate up to 10 guests per week in private or shared accommodation. All guests have access to private or shared bathrooms depending in type of accommodation booked, large fully equipped kitchen with Tv, 1 large living room with fire place and musical instruments, 1 large living room with Tv and Bar, 1 reading room, huge outdoor swimming Pool and entertaining area, beautiful garden, barbecue area with dinning table, tennis Table and Wifi in all property. Bed linen and Towel included.
Our weekly packages includes breakfast and water for all stay.
- Shared Dorm up to 4 guests
- Shared Double room up to 2 guests with Balcony
- Shared Double room up to 2 guests
- Master suite up to 2 guests with private bathroom, dressing room and balcony with pool view
In our Weekly surf package its included, 6 surf days courses, video analysis, all surf gear needed, beginners, intermediates or advanced surf courses, transportation between the camp and the surf spots for the lessons, use of surf equipment outside the lessons, lessons insurance, welcome barbecue, weekly Yoga session, weekly tennis table tournament, weekly Pool party and weekly Staff Music Performance.
Max of 4 students per instructor.
- Beginners Surf Course
You never surfed before ? Checking a surf adventure of your bucket list? Or, tried surfing once or twice but want proper surf lessons? If you search for fun in the ocean this course is for you! You will learn all the Surf basics while still having fun and feeling the stoke of catching your first white waters. Learn to Paddle and Pop Up on a Surf Board, read the Ocean, to asses what conditions are best for you, navigating in a Crowd and Rules of the Line Up, safety and best practice, advice on choosing your surf equipment and much more. But more important, learn to have fun in the ocean with a surfboard in a safe and enjoyable way.
- Intermediates Surf Course
So, you already completed a beginner surf course and interested in improving your surf techniques? Choose our Intermediates Surf Course and go out to the lineup, surf green waves, improve your wave selection and learn how to go right and left on a wave. Our Instructors will teach techniques for passing through the waves (turtle roll and duck dive). Interpreting rips, tides, improving your paddling and pop up out of the water, how to fall with awareness of your board position, you and others around you, in order to ensure everyone safety in the ocean. To identify the best route and methods to get to the lineup, analyze wave selection to find the right place to catch the best green waves and ride the face of the wave. You will still have a taste at yoga for surfers and surf skate as methods to train your surf techniques. All this while having as much fun as possible when surfing and get a broader understanding of the surfer culture.
Other activities available to do
- Surf has much you desire
- Discover Yoga for Surfers
- Explore OPorto or Aveiro city by joining our Camp tour
- Explore the Eco Track bike tour
- Join the Sup Tour to Lovers Island in one of the most beautiful European rivers
- Go to Ovar skate Park
- Join Oporto Wine Tour
- Taste the Portuguese gastronomy
- much more, ask for more info in the camp
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Furadouro town center is a short walk or drive from the house. Here you can find many affordable restaurants and bars with authentic Portuguese cuisine, like local sea fish or quality meat. It’s also possible to buy groceries if you prefer to cook at camp.
The House is in an incredible location to access natural surroundings besides the beach. To the North lies Maceda Pine forest, a 10km protected forest reserve that runs up the coastline. A bike path running through the forest is great for renting bikes or for runners.
We are very happy to arrange bike rentals during your stay and highly recommend exploring our coastline by bike.
Ovar Skate Park is also just a short drive away. Or if you prefer to practice skating on flat, there are plenty of good skate spots in our neighborhood.
We can arrange airport transfers from OPO for €60 each way.
Please make your request in advance.
How to get to the Surf Camp
OPO Oporto airport is just 40km away.
It is also possible to arrive at Lisbon airport and take the 2hr train to Ovar.
Our nearest train station is Ovar.
We are happy to pick you up from Ovar Train Station. Please let us know your arrival time in advance.
Go south and take VRI to A1, then A44 to A29 and exit in Ovar. 37 minutes trip.
PRICES & PACKAGES
Surf Camp Weekly Packages
Open all year
Low season – November to March
Mid season – Abril to May, October
High Season – June to September
7 nights accommodation
breakfast included in Mid and High Season
3 , 5 or 6 Surf days courses (choose how much you want to surf)
Beginners, Intermediates or Advanced Surf Courses
All surf gear needed for surf lessons included
Transportation from Surf Camp to the Surf Spots
Ovar train station pickup
Use of surf equipment outside lesson times
Weekly Yoga Session designed for Surfers (High Season)
Access to: Swimming Pool, Reading lounge, Social lounge, Tv lounge, Terrace, Garden, BBQ area, TV, PS4, WIFI, Musical instruments,
Weekly Tennis table tournament
Weekly Pool Party (High Season)
Weekly Staff Music Performance
p/ Week and p/Guest
|Shared Dorms||Double Rooms||Master Suite|
|Low Season (Nov-Mar)||305€||375€||480€|
|Mid Season (Apr, May, Oct)||405€||475€||650€|
|High Season (Jun-Sept)||475€||545€||790€*|
*Second guest in Master suite is 510€ per week if booked with first guest
60€ per Guest, both ways