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planning a surf trip beg of april« on: February 17 2012 20:02:00 »
Me and a buddy are coming over in the beg of April, how is the swell around that time and is it pretty consistent. we are checking out coming to Lisbon, Peniche or going down to the Algarve what would be our best bet to get some good breaks pretty stoked about coming to Portugal this has been a long time coming any advice will help thanks.
also« Reply #1 on: February 17 2012 20:02:00 »
also any ideas on cheap hotels in the area not looking for a nice place just want to catch some good waves!
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #2 on: February 19 2012 17:02:00 »
Hey Larry. Im coming from the US on March 26th and was thinking of starting a surf trip in Lisbon. It looks as though anywhere you'd stay would be a hike to the waves though. Im doing some research on the Northern coast. What are your thoughts?
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #3 on: February 21 2012 14:02:00 »
Yes, you are right... after the rainy season the swell pics up and also comes some good off shore wind. I will advice you about Alentejo, there is a special wave right in April ! True!
write me an email and I will show yo some links.
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #4 on: February 22 2012 06:02:00 »
I've booked flights for 25th Mar to 7th Apr to Lisbon. Will be roadtripping penich, lison and southern breaks. If any one wants to join and share car hire let me know.
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #5 on: February 22 2012 08:02:00 »
Lisbon bears the mark of an incredible heritage with laid-back pride. The city also presents an intriguing variety of faces to those who negotiate its switchback streets. In the oldest neighbourhoods, stepped alleys are lined with pastel-colour houses and crossed by laundry hung out to dry; here and there miradouros (vantage points) afford spectacular river or city views. In the centre, black-and-white mosaic cobblestone sidewalks border wide boulevards, and blue-and-white azulejos (painted and glazed ceramic tiles) adorn churches, restaurants, and fountains.
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #6 on: February 24 2012 05:02:00 »
and more idea about the neighbourhood ..
You will fall in love with this ... I was there last summer and going again this summer
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #7 on: March 10 2012 07:03:00 »
Also planning a surf trip to portugal between the 6th of april and 16th. Been before to the peniche area and if you get it right its sick! Thinking of trying the penuche surf camp this time, any thoughts? also anyone heading there let me know, meet up go for a surf/beer.
RE: planning a surf trip beg of april« Reply #8 on: March 13 2012 13:03:00 »
Hi guys, Im going for a surf trip from 10 to 17 of april! I want to be in Algarve but Im not sure where in Algarve is the best spot for catching waves (seems SW coastline is good). Tanner it will be good if we get in touch to maybe make the trip together, Im from Costa Rica but living in Europe and I NEED to surf! I will appreciate any answer or reccomendation!