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Topic: wild camping, board rental and suit

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By:

ben

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Portugal Portugal

 

wild camping, board rental and suit

« on: June 26 2006 09:06:00 »

im flying to portugal for the second half of july.  i will be with my bike and tent and plan to cruise from lisbon up to peniche or down to sagres and then slowly work my way back to lisbon.  does anyone know the rules about ptiching a tent in the dunes...essentially wild camping.  i dont always make it as far as i want on my bike in a day and some times end up sleeping where ever there is a place.  will i have any problems?

also, i would like to know a typical price for renting a board and which suit i need if any?  3/2?

thanks!

ben



By:

KS

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #1 on: June 26 2006 12:06:00 »

Hi Ben, pitching atent on the sand dunes is OK plenty of ppl do it as long as you are discreate......but there are also plenty of campsites around from Lisbon to the South. Any more info or questions let me know. I will be happy to help
Take care

By:

ben

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #2 on: July 03 2006 08:07:00 »

thanks KS,

and what about sleeping elsewhere along the coast.  im sure there are some wooded spots, or farmers maybe?  ive always had good luck with them.  im assuming as long as i am discrete i can just about anywhere for one night?

thanks, ben

By:

Charlie

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #3 on: July 23 2006 20:07:00 »

Hello, KS & Benn, i am from Bonfil-Acapulco-Mexico., and i will go to Coimbra in August 14th., i saw few pictures of cabedelo and could be great if i can get there a few waves.., do you have any info about surfboards rental or something like that??, great to have some surfers friends there.. **

By:

KS

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #4 on: July 24 2006 08:07:00 »

Hi Charlie
I amactually based near the Lisbon coast so not really near Coimbra but if you think of coming near here, would be great to see you. Let me know if I can help and keep in touch, take care

By:

Charlie

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #5 on: July 28 2006 11:07:00 »

Thanks a lot KS so; maybe i will send you a mail with all the details of my place to stay and could be great have a surf session with a local european,



By:

jan

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #6 on: August 07 2006 10:08:00 »

Hello,
I am coming to Portugal next week for 2 weeks and hopefully will have a chance to surf on breaks near Costa Caparica, Beira or Figueira..don´t u know where it would be possible to rent a board in this regions?

Muito obrigado

Jan

By:

Charlie

RE: wild camping, board rental and suit

« Reply #7 on: September 16 2006 17:09:00 »

Hey KS., sorry about my missing.., i was having fun near "praia de Mira", i never could visit -Figueira de Foz, but.., it really was AWESOME.., finally i can surf just one day, but the water was too cold for a Mexican guy.., brrrr...., i really LIKE portugal, and hope to visit soon.,


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