SURF COACHING, LONGBOARD & FITNESS WEEK PORTUGAL
Our surf camps are all about sharing the stoke and good vibes with like-minded people. No matter, if you are an absolute rookie and like to try out surfing for the first time, intermediate or advanced level surfer, who wants to improve skills in short- or longboarding – this is your perfect surfing experience!
But be aware, these camps are nothing for the lazy fellows! Beside daily guiding and coaching tours with experienced instructors and local surfers, we will work out and get our sore muscles stretched every day.
Those who are keen, can join in the workshops on mindfulness and meditation. We also provide some information about mental trainings and offer personal coachings to help you reach your personal goals – no matter if this might be in surfing or general.
During this camp, you will get the chance to talk to some local shapers and try out different shape of surfboards, as well.
Call this a surfing and fitness boot camp, or not – it might be challenging and inspiring, yes! But we are convinced you´re gonna love it!
Come surf with us!
No doubt, that Peniche counts among the best surfing districts in Europe and deserves the title as the „European Wave Capital.“ Within short distance, a vast number of great surf spots align along the beautiful coastline around Peniche and Baleal. Only 80 kilometres north of Lisbon, Peniche scores with numerous different beaches, facing all cardinal directions and working on all tides and swell directions. Beside the most consistant conditions for surfing, you will also find a remote fisherman´s village, good restaurants and decent party places around Peniche and Baleal.
The Highway to Swell Motel is our home apart from home. The small hostel is located in the heart of Baleal, just a stone´s throw away from bars, supermarkets, restaurants and the beach, off course! The vintage shappy chic place, managed by our friends Marita & Carlo has got everything, we need for a perfect week. A huge garden and lots of space for our workouts, coachings and workshops. You will check into the cosy hostel type dorms with maximum 3 beds. Couple and twin rooms are available on request, as well.
We will provide a good and healthy breakfast buffet for you in the mornings and you will leave the hostel with a lunch pack to get over the day. On your arrival night, we will have a great Welcome BBQ in the garden with everyone. During the week, you will have the choice to cook your own dinners in the shared kitchen, go out for some good local food or bring on the barbeque grill every day.
LONGBOARDING & SHORTBOARDING COACHINGS WITH LOCAL SURFERS
All intermediate and advanced level surfers can look forward to intensive coachings with video analysis and photo sessions. Our experienced surf coaches will assist you in your progression, no matter if you prefer to improve your shortboarding manovers or like to get familiar with the classic style of longboarding techniques.
You will also get the chance to to meet some local shapers and try out different shapes of short- and longboards during our sessions.
THE CAMP FLOW
Everybody arrives on Sunday during the day. The quickest way to get to Peniche is by plane to Lisbon > check Transavia and Ryan Air for cheap flights. On Sunday night, we will call in your holiday with a Welcome BBQ at the Highway to Swell Motel. You will also get the chance to have a beer with your local surf instructors and coaches for the week.
On Monday to Friday, our surf & fitness boot camp will be on! Every morning´s routine starts with a little warm-up run, functional fitness and stretching session before breakfast.
Our Surf Taxi will pick us up every day from the Hostel to search for the best waves together. Surfboards and wetsuits will be provided according to your needs.
In small groups of different levels, we will explore the best peaks around Peniche and share the stoke of surfing. Filming and photo sessions included, so that you won´t forget the memories we´ve created during this stunning week. In the afternoon or evenings, another stretching, meditation and breathing session will be on the schedule. We also offer workshops about the basics of mindfulness, mental trainings and individual goal archievement.
Saturday is your well-deserved off and recreation day. All those, who don´t feel like going home or back to Lisbon, yet, are more than welcome to book an extra night at the Highway to Swell Motel before heading home.
Are you ready for the surf, fitness & mindfulness bootcamp in Portugal?
Book your experience and come, surf with us!
THE CAMP PACKAGE INCLUDES
- 6 x nights accomodation in multiple bedrooms at the Highway to Swell Motel
- shower and toilet in the hallway
- 5 x breakfast & lunch pack
- 1 x BBQ
- 5 x 2 hour guided surf lessons and coachings with certified coaches in small groups
- 5 x transfers to and from all beaches for coaching
- 5x functional fitness workouts
- 5 x workshops: relaxation, meditation, mental training, individual coachings
- 5 x surf board and wetsuit rental and test included
- free Transfers from / to Bus Stop in Peniche on arrival / departure day
- Camp 1: 549,00 EUROS
- Camp 2: 599,00 EUROS
WHAT YOU HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
- Journey to and from Peniche
- Dinners on all nights except welcome night
- Breakfast on arrival and departure / recreation day
- Extra nights, if you like to arrive earlier or stay longer
- Personal liability, health and accident insurances
- Bring your own surf gear, if you have it
The number of participants is limited. The camp will take place with a minimum of 6 bookings.