Surf Camp is situated at the west coast of Algarve – the warmest and southernmost region of continental Portugal. West Coast of Algarve is well-known due to the hot weather, great surf condition all year round, wild and protected nature.
Surf Camp is located in the middle of National Park Costa Vicentina. It´s a Unique Paradise, famous for its attractive landscape, colorful hills, hidden beaches and wild habitant life.
Famous hiking track – Rota Vicentina – passes just behind the gates of the Surfcamp. Rota Vicentina is a route, that runs along Atlantic coast and includes 400 km of walking trails. (www.en.rotavicentina.com)
Closest beach – Praia da Vale Figueiras (just 2 km away) – one of the wildest and un-crowded beaches in the area, that provides great conditions for surfing.
Aljezur is 15 km away – closest point of civilization: pretty Portuguese town, with old moorish castle surrounded by whitewashed village.
South Coast of Algarve is a famous touristic destination. It is formed by a long stretch of fabulous beaches with crystal-clean water and impressive reddish cliffs. On the other hand all those towns, as Lagos, Portimao or Albufeira (which is called a Mini-Ibiza) offer unforgettable nightlife.
Lagos is Algarve´s Party capital with plenty of bars, inhabited by Aussies, Kiwis, Canadians and Americans bar hopping. For those young travelers that want to attend our surfcamp: do not worry - it is easy to get from the camp till Aljezur, Sagres or Lagos to spend a legendary night.
Sagres lies at the western end of the Algarve, next to Cabo Sao Vicente. It was here that five centuries ago, Prince Henrique set up a school of navigation which has played a crucial role in the Portuguese discoveries. Romans believed that the cape - the southwestern-most point of Europe was the end of the world.
It is worth a visit the little town of Monchique and its famous thermal spa, nestling in the Serra de Monchique mountain range. The highest point of the mountain is at nearly 1000 meters offers splendid panoramic views across the Algarve to the Atlantic.