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Topic: Surf for beginners in Portugal

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By:

Anita

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Portugal Portugal

 

Surf for beginners in Portugal

« on: May 13 2006 14:05:00 »

Hi,

Need some advice for where to go in september. It will be our second surf trip. I've been to Biarritz before.

Thanks

By:

Mac

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #1 on: May 14 2006 02:05:00 »

Howzit, I cruised around there for 6 weeks in the car. You need a car really. it will be cold about september, but waves are good. There is a lot to offer at Peniche area. Different waves for you to charge.

Best thing to do is get a surf guide. Portugal has there own book 'Ocean surf guide to Portugal'. I used 'Europe Surfrider', coz I wanted other countries. It will give you all the info you'll ever need, except the secret secret spots.

Yeah, read up before you go, pick the spots for your skills/time frame/$/, and go for it.

By:

Karin

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #2 on: May 14 2006 03:05:00 »

Hi Anita
I am based on the lisbon coast and there is great surf around here for all levels and all year round. Also there is plenty to do after surfing and lots of places to go out etc. Send me an e-mail if you need any more info. Will be happy to help. Take care, Karin

By:

Alex

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #3 on: June 19 2006 08:06:00 »

Hello

We are 3 beginners and are planning to surf this weekend around Lisbon.

We need to know where to hire equipment and the best beaches to go to.

Can you help?

Thanks in advance.

Regards,

Alex



By:

anna

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #4 on: July 13 2006 02:07:00 »

i´m going down to portugal 21st of august, staying for 10 days. have a place to stay in Lissabon first night (or two) then we have no idea where to go. north or south? seems like you have a little bit of a clue where to go. been surfing a couple of times before but are far from expert. if you have time please reply
best regards anna

By:

Manfred

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #5 on: July 13 2006 07:07:00 »

Just back from Ericeira, which is about 45km from Lisbon. Around the small fisherman's town are a couple of good spots many of them with sandy beaches. I surfed at Foz do Lizandro (about 2min south of Ericeira by car), you can hire boards and suits there at the small wooden house from 'NALU surfcamp + hire' (just near the road to the beach).

The spot is good for all levels, might get crowded in the afternoon and we, but getting there early should help.

Hope that helps, if u have further questions, just email me.

Cheers

Manfred

By:

Ben

RE: Surf for beginners in Portugal

« Reply #6 on: March 26 2009 13:03:00 »

Hi,
I'll be in Portugal from May 6-17. My friend and I thought we would drive south from lisbon and start at the southernmost tip to check out a bunch of beaches etc. I'm a medium surfer and my friend is a novice. I've heard of a number of spots near lisbon but are there any along the more southern coast?
Thanks
-BEN


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