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10 of the Best Surf Camps in Portugal

by Roisin McAuley  |  Published February 5, 2019

Surfing in Portugal is fantastic, year-round affair. With its long Atlantic facing coast, sandy beaches, and a decent surfing climate, Portugal has everything surfers desire.

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Options for surfing vacations in Portugal are vast thanks to the countries long western coastline; surf hotspots complete with fantastic beaches lapped by large waves, stretch from northern areas near Porto to Lisbon down to the southern tip of Lagos. So whether you are heading to Lisbon or relaxing in the Algarve, there is no shortage of surfing schools lining the coast. We’ve whittled done the numbers to give you a short guide to ten of the best surfing camps based on location, accessibility for novice and intermediate surfers, value for money and previous reviews.