Boavista Windclub (Sal Rei, Cape Verde)

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Praia do Estoril, Sal Rei, Boa Vista, 5110, Cape Verde
Tel: +34 828 668 899,
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Prices from 625.00€  per week
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Summary

Welcome to our water sports center, we are investing in a quality service with a team of certified instructors and very professional and always updated equipment range for all levels, customer safety is one of our main objectives.
Our center is located in Boavista island without doubt one of the most beautiful and best conditions are for water sports of the 13 Cape Verde islands located about 500-600 km across the North African coast of Dakar, about 1000 kilometers south of the islands of the Canaries.
We work with tour operators in many countries they are very professional in windsurfing trips, kite surf, Sup and surf, if you want a complete package including flights, accommodation and transfers please contact us we will point out any that fit operators to your need they will find best option for what you need.

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ABOUT THE SURF CAMP


LOCATION AND SURF CONDITIONS

Our center is located on Estoril beach, about 5 minutes walk from the village of Sal Rei. The lessons are done about 50-100 meters from the left of center.  '' ideal for beginners and medium level surfers.



CAMP CHARACTER

The target group of our camp is 18 +/-30+ we organize kids or girls camps, the center has about 400 m2 with a bar and a terrace overlooking the sea where you can relax in a  sunlounger or hammock, ideal for families and groups of friends,  the average age of the clients is between 16 and 55 years old, the languages used are English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, family friends are allowed at our center.

Dogs only with the use of leash.


CAMP OPERATOR

Our center was the first on the island of Boavista for that reason has a perfect location, the team are most locals with a lots of experience on the sea they knows the conditions of the spot very well and the best time for success of your learning.

ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING


ACCOMMODATION TYPES

Fado Crioulo is a hostel with a superb view of the sea and picturesque decor. The house is divided between indoor and outdoor spaces with double rooms and a private bathroom. Bed linen, towels and daily cleaning are provided, no electric adapter is required. There is a terrace with 360 degree views, direct access to the beach and a bar and a dining area and internet. It is the ideal setting for a nutritious and inspiring breakfast, a romantic lunch by the Atlantic breeze or an afternoon of reading in one of the hammocks spread throughout the house.



CATERING

In our surf camp a half-board service is provided most  meals are made with local products, namely fresh fish and vegetables. We have special meals for vegetarians or vegan. this information must be provided with the reservation, kitchen is not provided, there are several restaurants nearby and shops to buy food  the prices are little more expensive than the Europe.

SURF COURSE AND ACTIVITIES


SURF COURSE DETAILS

The courses are done with groups of 4 to 8 people per instructor with 3 hours daily course divided in the morning and the afternoon with a break  from 12 to 14 hours, done about 50-100 meters from the left of the center in a perfect wave from the knee maximally over the shoulder, the languages used are English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.  Its possible students  in the course without accommodation.



SURF MATERIALS

The boards used in the beginner surf courses are softboards, neoprene and shoes are provided. Use of the equipment outside the course is free if available. For intermediate and advanced surfers we have several models and sizes of rigid boards from mini malibu longboards and shortboards.



OTHER ACTIVITIES<

Surf rental  1H 12€

Sup Rental  1H 18€

Bodyboard & Skimboard rental 1H 10€

Kayak rental 2/p 1H 20€

Guided Snorkeling 1,5H 35€ p/ person

Kayak Tour 3H 25€ p/ person

Sup Tour 3H 50€ p/ person

Yoga session 10€ p/ person  Max 6 people 

MORE INFO, HOW TO GET THERE & FAQ


 SURF CONDITIONS
Breaks directly at the main spot and at nearby spots
It is 50-100 meters from the left of the center in a perfect wave from the knee maximally over the shoulder, mixed with reef and beach break.

Seasonal conditions
The water temperature in winter is 22º and the air 28º the wind is strong from January to the end of March
The water temperature in summer is 24º to 26º and the air 30º to 32º 

Crowd factor and local people
The spot  has several peaks never gets crowded the locals are very friendly and share the waves with others.


 SURROUNDINGS / REGION

Characterization of surroundings/region

Situation
Only 10% of its territory is classified as arable land and the country has limited mineral resources.

Location
Located 500 kilometers from the west coast of Africa, Cape Verde is an archipelago consisting of 10 islands, nine of which are inhabited.

Ilha da Boavista is located 191.5 km from the capital of the archipelago Praia located on the island of Santiago.

Attractions
The most important tourist spots are cabo de santa maria, Viana desert, Santa Monica and Ervatão.

Culture
Criolo people like a good “parody” (party).  Music is part of the Cape Verdian culture, morna, coladeira, batuque, funaná or mazurca, a diversity of styles change depending on the island.

Handicrafts is another important icon, black braided dolls, pictures with beautiful landscapes, miniature houses made from the stone of the Fogo volcano, yellow baskets used to carry cargo on the head, a number of objects that symbolize the daily life of the typical  Cape Verdean.

All islands have their typical dishes, but cachupa is the most common dish where corn is the most used ingredient.

Local population
The local population is calm, living in a serene and peaceful way away from stress, known for their welcoming spirit, because after all, “morabeza” is really Criolo and only those who visit the country understand what it is.

Useful language skills
Criolo is the mother tongue from Portuguese, Portuguese is the second most spoken language followed by Italian due to the strong Italian community on the island and English due to the strong tourist influx.

local currency
The local currency is the Cape Verde Escudo but in all shops, restaurants etc. they accept euros.

The cost of life is average  many products are imported in a restaurant you can spend around 12€ per person, on the imported products have an increase of 30% compared to Europe.

The local hospital have enough conditions to care the tourists in case of in case of accident, on the island have also a private clinic.

It is not necessary any vacine or insurance to travel to Cape Verde.

Activities and facilities
Excursions around the island, boat tours, whale watching, bars, discotheques, Reggae Night , live music.



 JOURNEY

Ways to get to the camp
Airplane, taxi, airport shuttle, distance from airport to camp 3 km, taxi to camp price 10 €

Important details
The visa is necessary, can be taken at the airport, there is no public transport just taxi with a cost of 10 € the travel time airport to Sal Rei is 10 minutes.

PACKAGES & PRICES


PACKAGE SURF LESSON low Season (Oct.-Mai)  - from 790 € per Week / Person

This package includes:

7 nights accommodation in a shared room  (double room + €50 person/week)

5 days of surf lessons (3 hours a day), equipment & airport transfer included

Half board (7x breakfast, 7x dinner)


PACKAGE SURF LESSON high Season (June – Sept.)  - from 865 € per Week / Person

This package includes:

7 nights accommodation in a shared room  (double room + €50 person/week)

5 days of surf lessons (3 hours a day), equipment & airport transfer included

Half board (7x breakfast, 7x dinner)


PACKAGE SURF RENTAL - from 785 € per Week / Person

This package includes:

7 nights accommodation in a shared room  (double room + €50 person/week)

6 days of surf rental, equipment & airport transfer included (wetsuit not included)

Half board (7x breakfast, 7x dinner)

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