Over the years surfing has been described in so many different ways, everyone has their own perspective resulting from that personal experience that, without exception, always leaves a special impression, as in so good you want more and more. Much more than just a sport, it’s safe to say Surfing is quite a flawless lifestyle.
Location, location, location…
The only catch here is that you need waves. Well, guess what? The Ocean Ferrel Surf Camp is located at the best place to surf in Europe, and one of the best in the World, which is the county of Peniche, Portugal – widely recognized as the Surf Capital of Portugal and a true Mecca of Surfing. Peniche is located at the western extremity of a peninsula of the same name, meaning that it’s almost an Island, surrounded by surfspots, that work at almost any given swell and wind direction, making for consistent conditions to learn and practice surfing all year round. And as they say, practices makes perfect!
LOCATION AND SURF CONDITIONS
Welcome to the unique feeling, the unique experience of being in the best surf spot in Europe and one of the best in the world.
Located by the road which links Baleal to Ferrel, it’s safe to say that our surf camp is at the perfect distance from everything you need. Still close enough of the waves, supermarket, pharmacy and other primary necessities, but not too close to the noisy nightclub scene if you’re looking for some peace and quiet.
In Surfing, many times it only takes one good ride, one good wave to make a session memorable and get that smile that seems to last forever. But before and after surfing there are other special moments to be had, and those result from the service quality of Ocean Ferrel Surf Camp. With limited vacancies we guarantee the attention you deserve and consequently feel necessary to ensure you are taken care of, because it’s your vacation, and therefore you deserve the best! To honor the preference amongst the other Peniche area surfing camps we promise a family like environment, where you don’t get lost in the crowds and actually get to know everyone, many times creating friends for life.
Managed by two surfers, and great friends, with more than 20 years of experience, the Ocean Ferrel SurfCamp came together because of this love and dedication for the surfing lifestyle that changes everyone that comes across it. The peninsula of Peniche in sunny Portugal is surely one of the top places in the world to learn how to surf, and by far the best in Europe, so come join us and experience the magnificent feeling that only surfing can give. Let these two, experienced local surfers (along with the rest of the staff), help you enjoy the best Peniche has to offer, live up the surfing dream!
A room with a view. And what a view!
We have a modern and fully equipped kitchen at your disposal, a living room with a touch of home for you to feel comfortable, chat and relax in between the many activities we have prepared for you and if you need to work a little because well, sometimes you just have to bring some “homework” with you, don´t worry, we have a quiet lounge so you can concentrate on your private affairs. At the end of the day we want our home to be your home with a magnificent view to all of Peniche´s peninsula and the ocean as a background of a memory to relish for years to come.
We have a modern and fully equipped kitchen at your disposal and free breakfast every day.
SURF COURSE DETAILS
- Briefing start lessons
- Introduction to surf:
Learn to paddling on board.
The duck-dive (pass the wave with the board).
Put up the board (take off), surfing in the white wave.
- What is a surfboard:
The bottom turn.
Knowing how to mark a location on land to the sea.
Balance on top of a surfboard.
- Video analysis session.
Brief diagnosis to the surfer.
Recognition of the beaches and streams.
Revision of the basic techniques of surfing.
Techniques for paddling and turning the surfboard (tricks, and details).
- Priority rules.
Distinguish different types of waves and surf to apply in each of them.
Catch green waves,
The bottom turn and its importance for success on the wave.
Techniques to pass the wave (duck-dive);
- Video analysis session
Private Surf Lesson
- Private surf instructor;
- Transport to the beach;
- Accident insurance;
- Surf shop discounts;
- Surfboard and wetsuit.
Transport to the best spots
Of course, let´s face it, you will come for the surfing experience. You want a taste of freedom on the top of a surfboard and that´s why we are here for. But our unique location allows you to take some other routes of fun and relaxation while you are staying with us. Go for a run or for a bike ride and discover the soft and rural sceneries of Ferrel countryside with lots of roads and paths by the sea to choose from. go for some wine tasting in the nearby vineyards. We will take you for a tour to Óbidos, a glorious medieval town awarded by the UNESCO or Nazaré and it´s world-renowned big wave surfing spot.
Ways to get to the camp
ACCOMODATION - from 189 € per Week / Person
Single Bed 1 night 7 nights 14 nights
01 Nov – 31 May 27 € 189 € 378 €
01 June – 31 Oct 35 € 245 € 490 €
Double Bed 1 night 7 nights 14 nights
01 Nov – 31 May 60 € 420 € 840 €
01 June – 31 Oct 72 € 504 € 1.008 €
SURF LESSONS - from 40 € per Person
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