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Arrifana Surf School & Camp

Urbanização Vale da Telha 31, Arrifana - Sagres & Vicentina Coast, Portugal
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Nearest Wave
500 metres
     
Arrifana Surf School & Camp
Reviews (2)
5 out of 5

The Surf House has 5 bedrooms (1 suite, 3 twin/double rooms and 1 dorm room) to some with a brilliant ocean views to fully equipped kitchen, 3 bathrooms and a living room with TV, DVD, Wi to Fi, Movies, Music, etc…

Outside the Surf House you’ll find chill to out areas and balconies where you can enjoy the scenery all around. Arrifana Surf School & Camp provide everything you need for your perfect surf vacation… including surf equipment, excellent teachers and amazing surf conditions to improve and develop your surf skills, only +/ to 5 minutes walk to the beach!

Location

Arrifana Surf School & camp, offers you a truly stunning Surf Holiday Experience in the southwest coast of the Algarve, Portugal.

Our beaches are an excellent example of balance between human settlement and the natural environment. Besides the sun and the wonderful food, you’re going to find one of the best surf coastlines in Portugal, situated in the preserved area of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park.

The Arrifana Beach(one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal) is concessioned to our Surf School, during the summer season, and is officially accredited and certified by the local authorities.

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2 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Kristina
Kristina
Vilnius, Lithuania
May 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Arrifana is nice small town in Vicentina national park wih great coast, tracks and nice reataurants. It was also great not to have big supermarkets around!

I am lucky have met these wonderful people on my trip! It was feeling as I am in new family :-)
Thanks for all stuff, especially Adri, Marco and volunnteering girl Elina!
All you are wonderful!!!

Surf lessons with both coaches were great!
Definately comming back!

Lots of love
Kristina


How were the surf lessons?

     

Both instructors were great!
Keep going the same quality!



Message from Marco
Reply from Marco

Hello Kristina,

thank you for your kind words. We are missing you already. Hope to see you soon.

Best regards,
Marco.


Review from Monika
Monika

How did you like the accommodation?

     

I’ve spent a great week in Arrifana surf camp. Staff is super helpful and nice. Adri- thank you for everything. You’re a darling


How were the surf lessons?

     

Really enjoyed the lessons
- Beach is only 5 minutes walk.
- Surf boards in good condition.
- possibility to rent a bike

Number of people: 13
Heating
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Dishwasher
Laundry
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Westuit storage area
Wetsuit hire
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (additional)
Bicycle rental
Hiking
SUP
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

Check-in: 15:00-21:00. Guests arriving after this time will be required to pay a 5€ late check-in fee per person

Extras:

Yoga, massage, barbecue dinner, movie night …and more!
Dorm room - bunk beds
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Bunk beds for 4 people. Room includes storage space and garden views, with access to shared bathroom.

Twin / Double room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Twin bed room with garden and sea views, storage and shared bathroom.

Triple suite room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 3

Welcome to our surf house with a brilliant ocean view (and free WiFi).

Triple bedroom with ocean and garden views, storage and private bathroom.

Private suite room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Private suite room with double bed and en suite bathroom. TV, storage and garden views.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: Lisbon or Faro
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 100km
  • - Time from Airport in a car: Faro (1.5hr) or Lisbon (2.5hr)
  • - There is a train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

Francisco

Josh

Ibon

Arrifana Surf School & camp, offers you a truly stunning Surf Holiday Experience in the southwest coast of the Algarve, where you will find one of the best surf coastlines in Portugal. The consistent swell at Arrifana Beach & sheltered bay is great for beginners, but also has a lot to offer for the intermediate or the more advanced surfer, with more reef breaks just 10 minutes away by car.

Main Surf Beach: Arrifana

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Advanced Surf Lessons

Private Surf Lessons

Surf Guide


Arrifana

Arrifana

Level: All Levels

Fun beach breaks offer lefts and rights, ideal for all levels of surfer. Surrounded by cliffs which offer shelter from the wind.

Kanguru

Kanguru

Level: Advanced

Right to hand reef break, barrels when it's on, for advanced and kamakazes only to watch out for the boulders!

Surf conditions in Sagres & Vicentina Coast:

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Rain

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18°

This area of Portugal is a year round surf destination and has the warmest sea water in the country. In the summer months you can surf in just shorts or a shortie and it doesn't get dark until 10pm so you can surf all day long! The coastline is part of the protected natural park with 50 kilometres of protected beaches with no large towns or high rise tourist accommodations. Instead you will discover beautiful pristine beaches and small traditional towns a far cry from the main overrun Algarve tourist spots.

Amado beach is the areas best beginner/intermediate surf beach and a great starting point. Amado is surrounded by many other great surf breaks with options for all standards. Praia da Cordoama is one of the most picturesque beaches in Portugal, a long stretch of sand protected by cliffs, a great intermediate spot. Praia do Castelejo beside it is even more consistent.

There's a dozen beaches further north all worth exploring including Arrifana & Amoreira, two very consistent beginner/intermediate beach breaks.

Furthest south is the laid back surf town of Sagres. The beaches East of Sagres such as Zavial & Martinhal are usually calm and require a big swell to work, they are a great alternative if the surf on the beaches on the West coast are too big. There are many hidden spots around Sagres some of which will require an SUV to get too but are well worth it especially for the more experienced.

Come Surf Sagres with us…

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