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Portugal in May (best spots, surf camps and car?)« on: April 25 2012 14:04:00 »
Hi there me and my buddy are South African and are currently in the UK, We have been bodyboarding in Cornwall but its super cold and the waves are rubbish! Its never hollow and has no speed like South Africa. We decided to go for 4 days to Lisbon over my birthday around 19th May and would love any advise you could give on the following:
1) BEST SPOTS IN MAY? (FOR LEFTS, BEACH BREAKS, RAMPS AND BARRELS)
2) BEST CENTRAL PLACE TO STAY? (PREFERABLY ON THE BEACH)
3) IS IT BEST TO HIRE A CAR? Or JUST USE TRAINS ETC
Thanks guys really appreciate it and we can't wait to get in the water ;)
RE:« Reply #1 on: April 30 2012 11:04:00 »
Thanks guys, we have booked for 19th-22nd May and will hire a car it has been decided. We are really hoping to get good waves like the videos we see at Supertubos, Ericeira and Nazare. Nice powerful and hollow beach break with big ramps :)
Thanks D, i will look at the other 2 spots you mentioned and will contact you again in 2 weeks :)
RE: Portugal in May (best spots, surf camps and car?)« Reply #2 on: April 26 2012 15:04:00 »
Aljezur City, beautiful place, sun, perfect waves 365 days a year. uncrowded and unsploited beaches!!
check it at:
http://www.aljezurvillashostel.com - nice place to stay!
Hope you enjoy our country.
RE: Portugal in May (best spots, surf camps and car?)« Reply #3 on: April 26 2012 15:04:00 »
Around Lisbon you have Ericeira, Guincho, Costa da Caparica, all this places have good waves, just depends on the weather conditions.
A few days before your arrival post a comment and we will givi the infos for the best place!
RE: Portugal in May (best spots, surf camps and car?)« Reply #4 on: May 18 2012 02:05:00 »
Hi guys we are leaving tomorrow for Lisbon. Please let me know any updates on what spots will be good. We have a hire car and are staying in Baleal. Any advise would be great we are going to be in Portugal til Friday next week. So excited!! Maybe we can join you for a wave at your favorite spot :)
RE: Portugal in May (best spots, surf camps and car?)« Reply #5 on: May 24 2012 01:05:00 »
If you still need any help, we can provide you a cool guided tour around Lisbon or Ericeira.
Just check out our website www.yellow-van.com And if you need any help we just call us.
Best regards and a good surf.