Peste Surfcamp (Miramar – Porto, Portugal)

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Avenida Vasco da Gama 720, Miramar, North Portugal, 4410-338, Portugal
Tel: +351 916493826,
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Prices from 140.00€  per week
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Summary

Welcome to Peste Surfcamp - Porto - Portugal

Peste Surfcamp was started by a family and is based in the North of Portugal - Porto.

It is known for being one of the oldest surf schools in Portugal. The owner, Luis Bessa, surfs since 1990 and teaches since 2004. The team is qualified as surf, kite and stand up paddle and his instructors also as lifeguards and school teachers with lots of experience and readiness to help.

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ABOUT THE SURF CAMP


LOCATION AND SURFCONDITIONS

The Surf Hostel is located 5 minutes walking from the beach. It is big Villa (an old family house) that has been renovated in 2010.It is an amazing place to be where you can make lots of new friends and have a great time surfing and relaxing in a family environment. where we are located there are 60 kms of surf spots for all types of surfers where you can find all types of waves with or without crowd. In the surroundings you can find cheap or expensive restaurants, bars where you can enjoy a good drink watching the sunset. You can also join us at our weekly parties at the hostel (normally the house is full of friendly people).



CAMP CHARACTER
Peste Surfcamp was started by a family and is known as one of the oldest surf schools in Portugal.


CAMP OPERATOR

The owner, Luis Bessa, surfs since 1990 and teaches since 2004.
The team is qualified as surf, kite and stand up paddle and his instructors also as lifeguards and school teachers. They have a lot of experience and are always ready to help.


ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING


ACCOMMODATION TYPES

The hostel is an old family house, with four shared rooms served by two bathrooms and two double rooms with private bathroom, TV and DVD in the first floor.
The house has a big dinning/seating room with a nice open fireplace. In addition we have a big room with a bar where you can listen some good music, watch a surf movie or simply hang out with the other guests while drinking good wine or cold beer. In the garden you can enjoy the sunshine and have a good breath of pure air.



CATERING

Meals can be cooked in the big kitchen where you can find everything you need.
On fridays we like to host a BBQ and everyone is invited to join the party.


SURF COURSE AND ACTIVITIES


SURF COURSE DETAILS

Surfing
The 1 day price includes: insurance, morning and afternoon surf course or surf guide, surf equipment, transport to and from the surf camp.

The week package price includes: insurance, 7 nights accomodation, 5 days surf course or surf guide, surf equipment, breakfast, transport to and from the beaches / camp.

Kite Surfing
Kite Surf School offers lessons every day from February until November. The complete course takes 10 hours and is broken into four sections. ( 3 afternoons and 1 theoretical lesson at our kite center ):

Phase 1 ( 3hrs ) - rules for flying kites safely with small and large dimensions on land. At the end of this phase the students are able to choose the best material for their physical conditionl and handles it safely.
Phase 2 ( 3+3 hrs ) - control the kite in the water, bodydrag techniques and make the first stand ups.
Phase 3 ( 1 hr ) - theoretical session at our kite center to review on-line forescast, spots and material. At the end of this phase the student gains independence, necessary for kite.

In addition we offer an 2 hour long UNHOOK course where you will perfect the technique of wake-style tricks, tuning the material, trip and "pop". This course is €60.

Phase 1 Details
Part A
analyze the site - obstacles
Determine the wind direction and strength
Analyze the security area
Mounting of equipment and tuning
Knowing the "wind window"
Know the safety systems assets and liabilities
Kite flying at the top of wind window in " underpowered"
Flying the kite from one side to the other of the wind window
Simulation od accident
Use security systems

Part B
b) Up and Land the kite in the corner with the help of a wizard
Driving in the area of power in "Under Powered"
Rotate around the bar with the kite in zenith
Know the wind window

Part C
Kite lift unaided
Driving in the area of power
Untangle the knots through the rotation of the body/bar in the water
Flying with harness
Use the "quick release harness"
Piloting the harness with one hand
"Relaunching" kite of water

Part D
Body dragging without a harness
Wrap the lines in the water.
Kite and use it as an aid to return to land - self rescue

Phase 2 Details
Part E

Specific warm up
Simulation of accident in the water
Activate the quick release, flying the kite back

Part F
Body dragging using body position and the kite to move letf and right
Driving with one hand in the water

Part G
Collect the board and put your feet on the foot-straps
Move the kite to promote buoyancy enough to rise to the board

Part H
Water start
Downwind slip

Phase 3 Details
Part I

Analysis forecasts online to local beaches
Analysis of specific spots of North Portugal
Analysis of the best material for the student
Priority rules
Summary of safety rules

Surf materials
We provide:
equipment, insurance, shared accomodation and transport.
The 10 day package includes everything of the 5 day package and additionally the UNHOOK course and more advanced lessons, based on the riders skills.

Standup Paddle
Stand up paddle doesn´t have an age limit. It's always possible to learn it.

We guarantee that you will stand up in the very first lesson, no matter which experience or ability you´ve got. And we are excited to be the first school in the north of Portugal, teaching Standup Paddle. Lessons begin in flat waters, such as Douro River or in the ocean bays. After a few lessons, when you start getting more comfortable you will be catching waves in no time.


SURF MATERIALS

We provide

equipment, insurance, shared accomodation and transport

Other activities

Our hostel is surrounded by various bars and restaurants for having a drink and enjoying the sunset. We also offer the possibility to join our weekly parties at the hostel.


MORE INFO, HOW TO GET THERE & FAQ


 SURF CONDITIONS

Breaks directly at the main spot and at nearby spots

We are located near to 60 km of surf spots for all types of surfers. You can find all types of waves with or without crowds.
 
JOURNEY

Ways to get to the camp
Transport to and from the the surf camp.

PACKAGES & PRICES


 PACKAGE A - SURFING

High (July - September)

  One week       extra week
Shared room €400 €350
Double room      €500 €450

Mid (April - June)
  One week         extra week
Shared room     €350 €300
Double room €450 €400

Low (October - March)
  One week       extra week
Shared room       €300 €250
Double room €400 €350


The week package price includes:
insurance, 7 nights accomodation, 5 days surf course or surf guide, surf equipment, breakfast, transport to and from the beaches / camp

Double room price is per person and it includes: private bathroom, dvd, tv



ONLY LESSONS - ONE DAY

1 lesson      2 lessons
€35 €60

The 1 day price includes:
insurance, morning and/or afternoon surf course or surf guide, surf equipment, transport to and from the beach from the surf camp.



PACKAGE B - KITE SURFING
  High (May- September)    
Low (October - April)
1 day  30 € 30 €
5 days 360 € 320 €
10 days    
600 € 500 €


Kite Surf School has lessons everyday from February until November. The complete course takes 10 hours and is broken into four sections. ( 3 afternoons and 1 theoric lesson at our kite center ):

Phase 1 ( 3hrs ) - rules for safe kite flying of kites with small and large dimensions on land. At the end of this phase the student is able to choose the best material for their physical and handles it safely.
Phase 2 ( 3+3 hrs ) - control the kite in the water, bodydrag techniques and make the first stand ups.
Phase 3 ( 1 hr ) - theoretical session at our kite centerto review on-line forescast, spots and material. at the end of this phase the student gains independence necessary for kite.  

In addition we offer an 2 hour long UNHOOK course where you will perfecting the technique of wake-style tricks, tuning the material, trip and "pop". This course is €60


The 5 day package teaches the above 3 phase course and include equipment, insurance, shared accomodation and transport. The 10 day package includes everything from the 5 day package in addition the UNHOOK course and more advanced lessons based on the riders skills.


PACKAGE C - STAND UP PADDLE


 

Year round prices    
 
5 days 280 €
3 days 170 €
1 day  37 €


The packages include:
equipment
insurance
shared accomodation
transport


ONLY ACCOMMODATION A - SHARED ROOM

Low                             Mid                 High

€20 per night      

€21 per night      €22 per night



ONLY ACCOMMODATION B - DOUBLE ROOM

Low                                               Mid                               High
€30 per night                            €35 per night                  €40 per night

Double room price is per person and includes:
private bathroom, dvd, tv

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