In Europe, you will not find many places to surf like Peniche, a traditional old Portuguese town with ancient fishing traditions, 80 kilometres north of Lisbon. Its Peninsula shape is what gives its consistency no matter the swell or wind direction. Although, the area of Baleal was a fortified island until the 12th Century, and with time became connected to the main land by a narrow land bridge bordered by an impressive fortress.This unique landscape and consistency made this destination a regular stage of the World Championship Tour of Surfing, the second in Europe along with Hossegor in France.
In Peniche you will have more than 20 surf spots in a range of 5 km, so it does not really matter what is the wind or swell direction, the chances you have of surfing are super high.
The mild weather and the great variety of waves and diversity of beach breaks and reefs guarantees that there’s always a surfing option for surfers of all levels. These excellent surfing conditions all year around have made the Peniche Peninsula a surfer's paradise and have been attracting experienced surfers from all over the world. All professional surfers have included Peniche on their surf trips worldwide! At Surfinn Peniche Surf and Kite Camp & School you will therefore get to surf most likely every day and its perfect location, just a few minutes from the beach and city center bars and restaurants allowing you to get close to the action. Basically you’re just a few steps away from surf & party best spots, and you can see them from your window! Surfinn Camp & school is one of the few in Peniche that combine surfing & kite surfing lessons in the same place and the beach is your class room, just a few minutes away.
The region of Peniche is also famous for its long sandy beaches and the Berlengas Islands natural reserve, a small rocky archipelago considered a fantastic destination for diving and water sports in Portugal.
Surfinn Peniche Surf Camp & School is placed in a central location just 30 meters from the beach and 300 meters from the city center. Close by you will have bars, restaurants, supermarket and beach!
Many of our guests come to Learn how to surf, others come to get sick barrels at Supertubes, the main stage of the Rip Curl Pro Peniche! No matter what your surfing skills are, you’ll get the best local instructors and surf guides in Peniche ready to take you to the best waves. Every session is daily programmed according to each day's wind and swell conditions and to your surfing skills.
The Surf Camp has 2 types of accommodation: Shared room and Double room. Shared rooms are equipped like hostel style being a common choice for groups and solo travelers for a more affordable price. The surf house also has double rooms offering you more privacy and comfort, yet sharing the living room and kitchen with the other guests staying with us, thus sharing the Surfinn surf experience. All surf apartments are fully equipped for maximum comfort and cleaned once a week.
- Surf School
- Shared rooms
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Washing machine
- Living room
- Television and DVD player
- Kite & surf movies
- Room linen & towels
- Terrace with BBQ and long chairs
- 2 minutes from the closest beach
- 5 minutes from city centre
- Close to shops and supermarket
Peniche is a shaped by small peninsula and there is always a swell coming on shore on at least one of the many surf breaks in the area. This quality provides a large diversity of waves within a 15 km range from the surf house. That’s why this place is considered the most consistent surf area in Europe and the best place for a surf trip in Portugal.
These characteristics brought many surfers from all over the world to this little town since it was first discovered by Australian and American surfers 30 years ago. Since then, surf itself has transformed this old fishing village into a prime surf destination for skilled surfers for their surf holidays to Portugal. Nowadays, there are surf shops everywhere, surf events, surf museum and became part of the village lifestyle.
This is your chance to book unforgettable surf holidays accessible to every surf level, from advanced hollow and thick barrels on “Supertubos” and Molhe Leste to uncrowded beach breaks Northwards of Peniche at Belgas, Baleal, Lagido ou Almagreira where we teach our surf lessons; regardless the wind or swell this is the right spot to find perfect waves. The Search starts in Peniche!
Peniche hosts the Rip Curl Pro Peniche Portugal every year in October because of its unmatched surfing conditions! If you book your surf trip in advance, promos and early booking discounts may apply!