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THE HOMELAND OF EUROPEAN BODYBOARDING

Portugal

THE HOMELAND OF EUROPEAN BODYBOARDING

Portugal

  • Improve your riding in Europe’s best bodyboard waves

  • Our guides take care of everything in and out the water

  • Great coaching = More waves and faster progression

  • Share good times and create lifelong friendships

  • Improve your riding in Europe’s best bodyboard waves
  • Our guides take care of everything in and out the water
  • Great coaching = More waves and faster progression
  • Share good times and create lifelong friendships

Experience

Quick Facts

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Quick Facts

  • Our local team of passionate, fun and friendly instructors
  • Accommodation is only a short walk from the beach
  • Southern Portugal: Mediterranean climate and consistent swell
  • Surf: 1ft – 8ft, perfect for all levels
  • An abundance of beaches and wedges
  • Water Temperature: 17°C to 21°C
  • Structured, personalised coaching
  • Inclusive video and photo
  • All logistics and planning catered for
  • Create a network of everlasting friendships
  • Unforgettable memories to take home with you

Why join a Bodyboard Holiday in Portugal?

Southern Portugal is home to endless swell, gorgeous weather, stunning coastline, incredible gastronomy, as well as super-friendly people, low costs, epic surf and the best thing? For our UK and Ireland customers it’s only 2 hours away…

What to expect?

Mave our lead instructor, who lives in Portugal, regards him and his team as bodyboarding butlers! He takes care of everything from the logistics, accommodation and guiding you to the best waves for your ability to personalised coaching and capturing all the bodyboarding on camera. You just need to bodyboard, eat, sleep, repeat!

Who is this trip for?

All abilities, novice to proficient riders, that haven’t the time to organise a trip, wish to switch off their brain for a week and be looked after in our beach side accommodation, sharing good times with likeminded people. Those also looking to improve their riding through personalised coaching or just intensive free surfing in Europe’s best bodyboarding waves. What are you waiting for?

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PRE-TRIP

  • A Zoom call with trip leader – Here we’ll discuss how to book your flights, insurance and where you will be met on arrival. We’ll cover your objectives, pre-trip planning, dietary requirements, physical preparation, kit list, trip expectations and you’ll have the chance to ask any burning questions about the holiday or bodyboarding in general.
  • Upon completion of the call you will receive the trip leaders direct contact number so that you have personal, immediate line of communication until arrival in the destination.
  • Bespoke Bodyboard-Holiday preparation fitness video.
  • Bespoke Bodyboard-Holiday preparation Yoga video geared toward bodyboarding flexibility and cramp reduction.
  • If you have footage of your riding, we can offer a pre-trip analysis.

AIRPORT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE MEETING AND TRANSFERS

A member of our team will be waiting for you in arrivals at the airport, having tracked your flight. Airport pick up times are 2pm and 6pm. The transfer to our accommodation will include an explanation of the weather and waves forecast for the week, a guide to the local area, useful Portuguese language and complimentary drinks. After a surf stoked week we will return you to the airport in good time for a stress-free check-in.

Our Portuguese bodyboard week comprises 7 nights shared accommodation in a handpicked, beach side apartment in the historic seaside town of Lagos. 

  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym and outdoor spaces for chilling out.
  • Shared Twin Bedrooms (Private Bedrooms Available)
  • Quality towels and bed linen
  • Use of washing machine, dryer
  • Self-catering cooking facilities
  • 5 minute walk into Lagos

FOOD

  • A continental breakfast of cereals, toast, fruit, yoghurts, cheeses, hams, fruit juice, tea and coffee. All dietary requirements catered for.
  • Lunch included – grab bag ‘sack lunch’ to keep you fuelled between breakfast, dinner and your surf sessions.

 

One of the advantages of visiting Portugal is the excellent yet affordable restaurant options. We take pride in choosing the best coastal eateries for us to enjoy on a nightly basis. Evening meal price not included. Budget 15 euro per day.  This flexibility allows us to eat at a vast selection of coastal locations, near to the surf spots that we will visit, allowing a full flavour of Portugal. Full self-catering option available at the villa.

EQUIPMENT STORE

  • We have a selection of bodyboards and fins available to hire. Please get in touch for more details about our hire equipment.

GUIDING

  • Every day throughout the week our expert trip leaders will draw upon their collective 40+ years of experience to find the best waves for your ability. This includes all fuel, tolls and parking.
  • Each day we’ll have one long 3 to 4-hour session or this may be split in to two shorter sessions. We work around the tides and daily conditions to guarantee the best waves for our guests.

COACHING

  • We can ensure personalised one-to-one coaching
  • We will find the waves that suit your objectives discussed in pre-trip zoom call
  • Using our bespoke resource bank of explainer videos we will help you to overcome your bodyboarding challenges
  • Coaching can be optional, if it’s not for you we can focus more on free surfing, photography and good times. It’s your trip, we will facilitate your fun!

PHOTO AND VIDEO ANALYSIS

  • Land and in water photo and video package to take home with you
  • Daily analysis sessions of the footage to see you improve fast

BODYBOARDING WORKSHOPS

Throughout the week we will run several bodyboarding related workshops that are optional to attend.

  • Surf forecasting & travel
  • Equipment and latest tech
  • Duck diving and paddling efficiency
  • The secret to dropknee
  • 360 and roll workshop
  • Yoga, stretching and nutrition session
  • Ask Me Anything session (a workshop tailored to your burning questions)

FREE TIME

We spend a lot of time bodyboarding, but when it is finished for the day, people’s time is then their own to visit local tourist attractions, surf shops, walk to one of the many beachside cafes or explore Lagos’ old town and marina. We guide you to the areas of local interest.

EVENING ACTIVITIES

The evenings are for kicking back, hanging out and eating together.  Watching a stunning sunset at the beach with some cool drinks, or playing pool, table tennis, using the swimming pool or catching the latest bodyboarding film on the TV.

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