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Topic: New Year Surfing

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New Year Surfing

« on: October 11 2012 14:10:00 »

Just booked flights to Lisbon for just after christmas until after new year. 2 questions;

1. Water temp? what wetsuit do i need?

2. Cheapest apartments that anyone knows of. not surf branded ones as they are too expensive, but in close ish to surf locations



RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #1 on: October 11 2012 14:10:00 »

I advise you to bring a 4.3, the water is usually very cold in winter and in addition the wind can also be rather cold. If you head north I suggest  some booties also. Regarding to the apartments I can't help you but if you choose a campervan just have a look at


Francisco Move

RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #2 on: October 12 2012 03:10:00 »

Hello Ed,

Yes a 4'3 without a doubt. Usually the water temperature is around 15-17 degrees by that time but it gets extremely cold outside.
Do you want to surf near Lisbon or around Peniche / Ericeira?
I could help you with all the accomodation details as I work in a surf travel agency. It would be more of hotel or guest house accomodation.
Feel free to send me an e-mail: francisco.sousa@movesports.




RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #3 on: October 20 2012 11:10:00 »


If you are looking for a place to stay in Portugal, you have to check our website, In this site, you have the possibility to rent a house to your needs

Do not hesitate to contact us, we will try to find the best solution for you




RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #4 on: October 23 2012 11:10:00 »

Cheers for the replies,

Francisco, you left the .com or however you email ends, otherwise i would give you an email.


Filipe Ferreira

Surf in New years Eve

« Reply #5 on: October 29 2012 04:10:00 »

Hi there!

January is one of the coldest months in Portugal, but the water can get warmer than air temperature.

I am a very experecienced surfer and I have many friends with houses/apartments all along Portugal Coast and Islands, you just need to tell me exacly were you want to start your trip and ill help you with that selection of places to stay.

Have fun!


Alentejo Surf Camp

RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #6 on: November 13 2012 20:11:00 »

Hi Ed,

Check our place in Vila Nova de Milfontes. Yes, January is of the coldest months in Portugal, normally blows wind from Spain (offshore) what does the wind cold ;) but the surfing EPIC. :))

Our Surf Camp is not ON the beach but 3 to 10kms. Check our Surfari Package and let us know. B&B is available as well.

Looking forward to hear from you.

"slow wide turns!"
Sergio Santos


Alentejo Surf Camp

RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #7 on: November 13 2012 20:11:00 »

PS :))


DeepBlue Experience

RE: New Year Surfing

« Reply #8 on: December 10 2012 11:12:00 »

Hello Ed!
Greetings from sunny Portugal :-).
You can find our accommodations and surf lessons offer on or
We will be the very pleased to show you the best that this region has to offer.
Please do not hesitate in contact us if you need any further assistance.
Kind Regards,
DeepBlue Experience

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