Surf camp with a perfect location for both surf and kitesurf
Foz do Arelho Surf Camp is located in Foz do Arelho, a quiet fisherman's town between the beach and the lagoon of Obidos. Few other surf camps in the region, between Peniche and Nazare, can be as close to a beach and a lagoon at the same time, as Foz do Arelho Surf Camp which makes it very flexible for both surfers and kite surfers.
The village of Foz do Arelho offers a laid back atmosphere flowing all year round, making this an ideal place for family vacations in Portugal. The surf camp works like a Guest House run by a friendly couple that will make sure everything is there for you. The surf camp is located in the village and a few minutes from the beach of Foz do Arelho and our favourite surf spots.
Foz do Arelho is about 30 kms far from Peniche
, famous for hosting a stage of the ASP World Tour of Surfing every year, usually in October at Supertubes surf spot.
The surf camp is also around 30 kms far from Nazare, another famous surf destination, due to its huge swells and for recording the biggest waves ever surfed in the world. Professional big wave riders such as Garret McNamara, Carlos Brule and Maya Gabeira have been challenging themselves in the waves of Nazare and claiming to surf waves of up to 30 meters!
Foz do Arelho is part of the Silver Coast of Portugal comprising the coastline from Peniche to Aveiro and is considered one of the best surf destinations in the world. In the case of Foz do Arelho Surf Camp, what makes it so special is the fact that you can combine surf and kite surf in the same surf holidays. Plus, Foz do Arelho also offers a lot of extra activities to do and it's very close to Obidos, an historical town full of entertainment options, thus a great choice for your surf trip to Portugal.
The surf camp is also very close to the natural lagoon of Obidos,
popular for kite surfers
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strongly recommends its guests to combine surf and kite surfing together during your surf holidays in Foz do Arelho, so that you can take the most out of the swell and wind conditions.
There is a wide range of waves to surf nearby, but also plenty of things to do and extra outdoor activities available like yoga, cycling, horse riding, snorkeling, diving and skydiving. If you're planning a sightseeing tour, just a few minutes driving you can tour the historical village of Obidos, a perfectly preserved medieval town surrounded by walls. Get lost in its narrow cobblestone streets and small squares plenty of beautiful whitewashed houses and old monuments on each corner.
In the past, Obidos was a leading merchant harbour until the 16th century, when river access to the sea was naturally shifted. This way, the town lost importance and its development ended, remaining pretty much the same ever since. Nowadays, the peaceful waters of the Obidos Lagoon have become one of the best surf spots in Portugal.
Places like Peniche and São Martinho do Porto are also well worth seeing. Talk to us and we'll arrange it for you. This great choice of sceneries and activities on this area assures you exciting surf holidays in Portugal.