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Surfcamp Arrifana in Portugal

Our surf camp Arrifana in Portugal, one of the most beautiful corners of Europe!

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

General info

Our surf camp in Arrifana, Portugal, is the perfect place for surfers and surfers who want a authentic surfing experience search. Imagine you are staying overnight in a cozy villa with a spacious pool, a modern shared kitchen and free internet access. Here you will immediately feel comfortable and at home. And for those who want a little more privacy, we offer spacious guest houses and cozy apartments.

The Sandy beaches around our surf camp are among the best surf spots in all of Europe. Here you will find optimal conditions for surfing in Portugal. The waves are ideal for surfers of all levels, whether beginner, intermediate or professional. Our experienced surf instructors are at your side to help you improve your skills or even learn new tricks.

Away from surfing, there is plenty of space to relax at the surf camp. You can relax at the swimming pool sunbathe, exchange experiences with other surfers or just enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. Our surf camp also offers the possibility to go on local excursions and explore the surrounding area. You can Hikes along the impressive cliffs or visit the picturesque villages nearby.

Surfing in Portugal is a unique experience and our surf camp in Arrifana offers you the perfect base to enjoy this experience to the fullest. Immerse yourself in the world of surfing, experience the beauty of the Portuguese coast and meet new people from the surfing community. Our surf camp promises you unforgettable memories and a real surf adventure.

Travel period

Travel period

01.04.2024 - 30.11.2024



Spring, Autumn, Summer

Family friendly

Family friendly

Skill levels

As a beginner you've never surfed before or maybe you've only had a taster course. Here you will be brought on the board from the beginning.

You can already call yourself advanced if you already have solid basic knowledge.

Services &

At Surfcamp Arrifana in Portugal, an unforgettable surfing adventure awaits you with a variety of amenities to enhance your stay. Besides the use of all camp facilities, such as the Chillout Area, the Kitchen, a Bar and much more, the following services are included in the tour price:

Included services

Included services

7 or 14 nights

5 or 10 days surf lessons (theory and practice - approx. 3h a day) from Monday to Friday

in-depth surf theory

Surfboard + wetsuit

Video training

Transportation to the beach (on class days)

Beach shuttle on Saturday

1 unit Yoga for Surf

Pick up/return from/to Lagos

Additional services (Exclusive)

Flight to Lagos

Rental car

Travel insurance

Travel period


Reisepreis ab € 365

Breakfast package € 63

& Catering

You can choose between 4 types of accommodationdepending on your needs and budget.

In the Surfvilla you can choose between shared and double rooms.

If you prefer more privacy or are traveling with children and a surf camp does not meet your needs, we offer you the possibility of beautiful, fully equipped Apartments for self-catering for rent with us.

The Guesthouse offers four double rooms, three of which share a bathroom, while one double room has its own bathroom. After an exciting day of surfing you can relax on the terrace and enjoy the evening.

If you have a somewhat tighter travel budget, but still don't want to miss out on surfing, we offer you the opportunity to stay in our Surfvilla garden at camping.

Room types

Surf Villa:

  • Cozy living room
  • Chill-out area
  • Bar by the pool
  • Balcony with sea view
  • Garden with large barbecue
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Television
  • Free Internet (WLAN)
  • Slackline
  • Several shared bathrooms


Our apartments are for Two to six people and have a living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and a terrace or garden. They also offer amenities such as TV, telephone and internet. The apartments are located about 1000 meters away from our surf villa. However, you can always use the surf villa and the infrastructure of the surf camp. We definitely recommend renting a car to ensure flexibility during your stay.


The guesthouse offers four double rooms, three of which share a bathroom, while one double room has its own bathroom. After an exciting day of surfing you can relax on the terrace and enjoy the evening. The swimming pool in the surf villa next door is also at your disposal.

  • A large and cozy living room
  • A beautiful terrace to linger
  • A large garden that invites you to relax
  • A fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Free internet (WLAN)
  • Multiple bathrooms for your comfort


Shared room

Double rooms




In the Surfvilla we offer a Shared kitchen, where you can prepare snacks for the beach or cook together with other surfers after a day on the water. A Supermarket is only few minutes walk away from the camp, and there are also nice restaurants nearby. Once a week we organize a joint barbecue, and there are various offers such as all-you-can-eat pizza, delicious and healthy Poké Bowls or hearty, homemade dishes. So there is plenty of food, almost every evening.

For even more fun on your surf vacation you can optionally add the Breakfast package book in addition. With a All-you-can-eat breakfast for the week you start the day perfectly and enjoy your surf vacation to the fullest.


The equipment for your surfing experience is up to date. The boards and wetsuits are freshly waxed and washed for you 😉

& Arrival

Arrifana is a picturesque coastal village in Portugal and is located on the west coast of the country, in the Algarve region. It is known for its breathtaking beauty, fascinating cliff landscapes and beautiful beaches, which make it a popular destination for tourists and surfers.

Interesting spots/trails

Near Arrifana there is a picturesque fishing village Carrapateira, which with its charming character and idyllic beaches like the Praia do Amado impressed. The Costa Vicentina Nature Park, which stretches along the west coast, is a nature lover's paradise, offering pristine beaches, stunning cliff landscapes, and diverse flora and fauna.

Travel options

You travel best by plane to Lagos on. Either you can use our Shuttle to the surf camp in claim, or also a Rental car booking. All of course bookable directly through RETTER Sports.

Flight to Lagos

Shuttle service from/to Lagos

Rental car

Insider tips

Arrifana and its surroundings offer a variety of interesting spots to discover. One of the main attractions is undoubtedly the beautiful Praia da Arrifana itself, which is known for its impressive cliffs, golden sandy beaches and ideal surfing conditions. The majestic Ponta da Atalaia, a striking headland, offers breathtaking views of the sea and the coast.

Packing list

Basically you can get almost everything in Arrifana if you have forgotten something. But you should take the following things with you: 


Possibly driver's license

Credit and/or debit card

for a booked rental car -> necessarily your valid credit card

Toilet bag




Beach towel

Any medication

warmer clothes for the evening (jacket, sturdy shoes, hood)

Tips & Info

We recommend for this trip a Travel insurance with cancellation protectionso that you are on the safe side if something should happen before or during the trip.

Just click here to see all the travel insurance information. 

Preis ab € 365 p. Person