MATOSINHOS/PORTO - FISH SURF CAMP
Surf and stay!
Experience pure joy while surfing with us - the connfection between wave and surfer is unique and breathtaking!
Give it a go - you will love it if you have always liked the water and life on the beach.
Surfing is an ambitious sport but is connected to a chilled-out lifestyle. It is all about having fun.
The surf camp has a laid-back vibe and accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.
At MATOSINHOS and PORTO Camps there are surf camp packages and accommodations available for everyone and you have the option to stay in one of our double/twin rooms, shared dorm rooms for 10/8/6 persons in beach/surf hostel or city center hostel or in separate apartments (city flats) or tourist apartment/flat/guest house.
We have accommodation partners at downtown, near airport and at beach, a great variety to have many options for your surf and stay.
Our surf school FISH SURF SCHOOL, where most of the surf lessons take place all year round, is based in Matosinhos beach – a beach break suitable for beginners and experienced surfers in bigger days.
The surf instructors/coaches are qualified surf instructors and are educated in both surf practice as well as theory. They offer you their knowledge and help you with tips and tricks on land and in the water.
Every surf camp dau includes 2 surf lessons 1:30hrs duration each and surf gear for lessons.
Certified Surf Coaches
Our surf coaches have been certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation, which included a complete theoretical and physical training towards the teaching of surf, as well as emergency medical procedures. We are not only surfers, we are surf teachers, and have trained hard to provide you with a true exciting and safe surf experience.
We are not only surfers, we are surf teachers, and have trained hard to provide you with a true exciting and safe surf experience.
The instructors are in the water with you, always helping you into the best waves of your life and not simply observing from the beach.
Oporto FISH Surf Camps enforces a ratio of one instructor per eight students and employ an assistant for each instructor for extra safety, effectively giving a 2-8 ratio of teaching staff to students. Your instructor and assistant will be assigned to your group for the duration of your stay meaning each day you can achieve personal targets discussed with your instructor each lesson.
Includes all the equipment needed and suited for all levels of surfing.
We welcome everyone from singles to families, experts to novices, the best surfing holiday is waiting for you here in Matosinhos, Portugal.
The camp is located in Porto city center*. Guests can choose between hostels accommodation, single, double or shared rooms (surfcamp 1 and surf camp 2) or guest house/flat/touristic apartment (surfcamp3).
All the guests have free breakfast and have access to the kitchen in order to prepare their meals.
There are several restaurants and shopping places near the surfcamp and a meal for 8€ is easily findable in the camp surroundings. Matosinhos World's Best Fish!
Internet and TV access are also provided as well as bed linen, towels and storing of valuables.
(*)except the option "airport hostel in surfcamp 2
We are a surf school and surf camp based on Oporto, Matosinhos beach, Portugal. We are close to Oporto city center and here we had to adapt our surf camp offer to our reality. So, our school is located at Matosinhos beach (9km from Oporto downtown) and it's easy to arrive to Matosinhos by metro (subway) and by bus (about 30min). Normally our clients stays at downtown because they love to go out by night (our famous "movida do Porto") and because other attractions.
So as to join the CITY and BEACH holidays Oporto FISH Surf Camp created it 4 different types of surf camps:
Stay at MATOSINHOS SURF CAMP (beach hostel) or PORTO SURF CAMP at OPTION 1 (Foz/Porto surf hostel) or OPTION 2 (Rua das Flores/S. Bento Train Station - Porto city center/downtown hostel) OPTION 3 (Cedofeita - Porto city center/downtown hostel).
A new, cosy and very friendly hostel near to the sea at Matosinhos Sul, 5min walking distance from the beach.
- OPTION 1
Porto ocean front Surf Hostel in Porto is located in Foz do Douro, one of Porto’s oldest and most beautiful quarters. It’s within walking range from all the best surf spots in Porto, where our surf lessons take place. The nearby beach of Matosinhos is excellent for beginners to learn how to surf.
With just a short distance to the city center you will encounter a wide choice of bars, clubs, restaurants and many cultural attractions, that will make you discover the laid back and friendly lifestyle of the Portuguese!
- OPTION 2 / OPTION 3 accommodation in Porto city center/downtown hostels, we work with 2 medium size hostels well located at downtown/city center, good for medium/big groups of young people who wants to enjoy the best offers from city and from beach with shared dormitories and private rooms in a century old building, a 3-minute walk from the central Aliados Avenue. São Bento train and metro station is 4 minutes’ walking distance. Galerias de Paris with its pubs and clubs is 500 meters from City Hostels, as well as Clérigos Tower.
Option São Bento Station and Option Cedofeita: good for medium/big groups of young people who wants to enjoy the best offers from city and from beach with shared dormitories and private rooms in a century old building, a 3/10-minute walk from the central Aliados Avenue. São Bento train and metro station is few minutes’ walking distance. Galerias de Paris with its pubs and clubs is few meters from City Hostels, as well as Clérigos Tower.
For more experienced surfers we have special services, like advanced classes with exclusive contents, surf guide/tours (uncrowded surf spot with best condition of the day), surf rentals and daily transportation between the surf camp/accommodation and the best surf spots of the day.
Our instructors are local surfers who know where to find the best conditions each day and will be taking you directly there, so you don't lose time looking for it. There are several types of breaks to suit all tastes, from point break to beach breaks all around just a few minutes distance.
Nearest surf spots:
Matosinhos- Leça da Palmeira - Sacoor - Júlio Marinho
North Oporto: Azurara, Mindelo, Aguçadoura
South Oporto:Cortegaça- Maceda- Espinho- Esmoriz
After finalizing the reservation you will receive an email with all the details as well as a reservation code. You should print the email and present it at the check-in.
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