OPORTO Accommodation, School, Surfaris & Surf Camp - Ezmoriz, Porto. Portugal
Surf in Porto whilst enjoying the tranquility of the traditional fishing village of Esmoriz, surrounded by the wild and well-preserved beaches or Maceda Natural Park.
Oporto Surcamp is a multicultural place, where people from all over the world can enjoy the Surf, make new friends and exchange experiences in a very chilled out and informal ambience.
Esmoriz, known as the best Surfspot triangle in the North of Portugal, offers you a great Surf with a peaceful and friendly crowd in a place where traditions are still alive. Lots of Party too !!
Oporto Surfcamp’s Surfhouse is a short 3 minute walk from the beach. It has two shared bedrooms with a capacity of 4 persons in each one, and a private bedroom with a double bed. The Surfhouse has a fully equipped kitchen and a homelike living room with TV, DVD, Internet and Playstation.
Oporto Surfcamp’s garden is a beautiful space with trees, a relax zone and games area with Table Tennis. There is also a barbecue area and a Bar for all those “Caipirinha” parties!
At the camps Surroundings you can find Restaurants with typical Portuguese dishes (fresh sea food), bakeries, and traditional groceries and shops with typical products from the region. You can also find Discos, Clubs, Bars, beach Bars, and a lot of unspoiled and uncrowded spots.
There are other activities in the area that you can enjoy, such as a great Skatepark in the middle of the forest just a 10 minute walk from the camp. You can also do Yoga lessons and practice Golf in the nearby golfcourse, not forgetting cultural visits.
Surf school & Surfaris
The Oporto Surfschool is for all levels; Youngsters, Adults, beginners wanting to learn and intermediate surfers wanting to gain new skills and improve their techniques as a sport, culture and lifestyle.
All the Surfschools instructors are fully liscenced by the Portuguese Surfing Federation and all have an extensive knowledge and experience on educational and competition level Surfing.
With over 20 years of experience the Oporto Surfcamps Surf Instructors will advise and teach each student according to their Surfing level (beginner – advanced).
With a 15km coastline, Porto offers you more than 20 beach breaks with consistent swell all year long with waves for all Surf levels. The most famous and cosistent spot is Espinho, known for its long and barreling right-hander.
For intermediate Surfers the best spot is Cagalhotos, a long and easy right perfect for developing surf maneuvers. Infront of the Surfcamp there is a speedy and fun left-hander, and to the south of the Surfcamp you can find multiple peaks from the beaches of the Natural Park of Maceda, where the Surf combines with the pure touch of nature. The north is full of beachbreaks suited for beginners, with many uncrowded spots, so you can really focus on the Surf.
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Oporto Surfcamp is situated 30km South of Porto, taking a 35 minute train ride from Esmoriz to get to its historical centre.
The City of Porto is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the famous Douro River, creating the ideal place to chill out by the beach, or party in the historical parts of town by the riverside where you can enjoy the city social life and the breathtaking views.
You will be also near Aveiro which is situated 40 km south of the Surf camp; to get there you can take a train (40 minutes). This area has unique geographical characteristics with both the sea and the land connected in a strange way and that create Inner City Rivers.
The Portuguese call it “Venetia” recognize as a Romantic place to be. Aveiro is a popular for the universities which give a young and animated atmosphere with daily parties and concert.
Santa Maria da feira which host the well knows “Medieval fest” is situated at only 8 km of the camp, you can be there in 10 minutes by car to reach the city center. During this “Medieval fest” you will be taken 400 years ago in a historical city, with a large number of visitors during the day and animated and well decorated parties at night.
North Portugal is under the Atlantic influence with mild winters (16ºC) and warm summers (27ºC). The water temperature varies between 15°C and 20°C.
Esmoriz: Seaside resort 30 km. south of Oporto
By Plane: Aero Porto Sá Carneiro (35 km from the Surfcamp). Ryan Air, Easy Jet, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Tap Air, Brussels Airlines, Tuifly and Air France.
By Metro: The Airport has a metro Station from where you can catch a train to Porto Campanha. From there you can catch a train to Esmoriz.
By Train: You can catch a train from Sao Bento train station (Oporto) to Esmoriz, or from Campanha (Porto) to Esmoriz.
PRICES & PACKAGES
SURFCAMP & SURFARIS
- 7 nights accommodation
- 5 days surf course (morning + afternoon)
- … or 5 surfaris with guide
- All the surf material, all day!
- Transferts beach – surfcamp
- 1 or 2 videos analyses a week with surf theory
- One visit to Porto’s Historical Centre
- Transfers to and from Esmoriz train station
|Extra Week||Extra Day|
|Low Season||Shared||300 EUR||250 EUR||50 EUR|
|Oct > Mar||Double||350 EUR||300 EUR||60 EUR|
|Mid Season||Shared||350 EUR||300 EUR||55 EUR|
|Apr > Jun||Double||400 EUR||350 EUR||65 EUR|
|High Season||Shared||400 EUR||350 EUR||60 EUR|
|Jul >Sep||Doube||450 EUR||400 EUR||70 EUR|
Surf Board: 20 EUR/day, 120 EUR/week
Wetsuit: 10 EUR/day, 60 EUR/week
Surf Lessons: 35 EUR/lesson
All above rates are per person