Perfect for travellers seeking relaxing accommodation which is nestled by the shore and surrounded by nature. Learn how to surf at one of the best surf spots in Europe with zero crowds, empty beaches and a family atmosphere. Our Esmoriz Surf Hostel is open from April until October and offers lessons for beginners and intermediates.
A prime beachfront location
We are located in the small fishing village of Esmoriz – just 25km south of Porto. Esmoriz is an amazing surfing area with beautiful, long, sandy beaches. You will find quality waves which are suitable for every level of surfer. You are guaranteed to meet other friendly people who share a true passion for surfing and the ocean. As if that wasn’t enough: Surf Camp Esmoriz is just a stone’s throw (100m) away from the sea. Only a quick stroll and you can get wet or simply spread out on the sand! From our cozy roof terrace you can also watch the sea and the amazing sunset.
Enjoy a relaxing surf holiday
Our guests will not only be treated to a location directly on the beach, they will also encounter top-class amenities which have been designed to make their surfing holiday a relaxed and comfortable experience. At out Surf Camp guests may make use of: a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, dining area with cable TV, couch and a small library.
Outside, there is a large, sunny garden area with shaded seating and hammocks – perfect for lounging in the sun. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the surf camp.
Furthermore, we have a weekly BBQ night and offer yoga lessons twice per week (Esmoriz only). Please check our prices for more details and information on the types of packages we offer.
Private double suite
A very comfortable double room with private bathroom and extra bed or baby cot optional. Ideal for small families with 1 child, couples and single travellers that would like a private bathroom. Queen size or twin bed options available, closet and Wi-Fi. Breakfast included. Prices in Euro and per person, VAT included.
Private single or double room
A very comfortable, private room – ideal for couples or single travellers seeking some privacy. Queen size or twin bed options available, closet and Wi-Fi. Breakfast included. Prices in Euro and per person, VAT included.
For our guests who don’t mind sharing the room and travel on a budget, our spacious dorm rooms offer a hostel type accommodation. All dorms have access to our rooftop terrace with ocean view or garden area and are equipped with bunk beds, Lockers and free WiFi. Bathing towels are not included and are available for rent at € 5,- per set. Breakfast is included. Prices in Euro and per person, VAT included.
How to get here
Porto’s international airport Francisco Sa Carneiro is only 35km away, making the Surfivor Surf Camp Esmoriz easily accessible via taxi or public transport. Guests also have the possibility to book our airport shuttle service on their arrival and departure days.
Surfivor Surf Camp
Rua Pêro de Alenquer, 555
3885-607 Esmoriz, Portugal
License number: 3487/AL
Located along Douro river estuary, Porto is one of Europe’s oldest cities and was proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The west of the city extends along the coast of the Atlantic ocean. Our Porto Surf Hostel is located there, the Esmoriz Surf Camp is just a 25min drive away.
Porto won the European Best Destination 2012 and 2014 awards. Sightseeing attractions include: Porto’s famous port wine cellars where you can taste the cities’ most famous export, a visit to the old Ribeira quarter by the river bank and a stroll across the impressive Ponte Luis I.
There is no shortage of places to eat and drink in Porto. You will have the chance to try a number of traditional Portuguese dishes. A must-try is the famous and delicious Francesinha – literally, Frenchy or little French girl.
Free Yoga sessions twice a week (only in our Esmoriz Surf Camp)
From June to September guests at Surfivor Esmoriz can join our ‘Yoga for Surfers’ program. In these sessions the yoga teacher will focus on training the flexibility and balance required to surf at your best.
Additionally, special exercises will be taught to help you to relax your muscles and unwind after a long day of surfing. These sessions will help you to develop a great mind-set for surfing and are very popular with our guests, even among those who have never tried yoga before.
Let Porto capture your heart with its mix of old-town flair and hip, artsy style. The city’s vibrant atmosphere is home to many cultural attractions and world-class nightlife venues. Visit typically Portuguese restaurants, tapas bars, nightclubs and discos in the town centre. The nightclub Industria is also near the Porto Surf Hostel.
More extra activities
- free use of longboards
- free use of bikes to cruise though the nearby forest park and nature reserve (Esmoriz)
- free use of balance boards
- beach volleyball
- visit the Porto markets