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Best surf holidays in Portugal

Cliff Surf Camp is the perfect place for those who love nature, surfing and authentic Portuguese culture. Our Surfcamp was born of the desire to share the passion for surfing, the ocean and the amazing country of Portugal with every open-minded person. Our motto at Cliff Surf House is “Come as a guest, leave as a friend”.
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SAVE UP TO 35%!! This is your chance to book your next vacation for an incredible price! At Cliff we are not doing price promotions often, so better be quick. The offer lasts until 28.11.21 (23:59). CLICK HERE

We are more than proud to announce that we are ONE of the TOP SURFCAMPS 2022 IN EUROPE. The results are coming from a study with over 1.100 surfcamps, schools and hostels in Europe from the independent water-sports magazine “Beyond Surfing”.  This award is making us very proud.

Join our Surfhouse, located in Santa Cruz, just 15 minutes walking to our home beach Vigia. We have huge hang out areas, a sunny pool, a co-working space, an outdoor sports area, a gorgeous bar – and all that surrounded by calming nature. The best part is our 6.000 m2 farm, which gives us our own fresh veggies and fruits for the most sustainable way of living.

Make new friends, watch amazing sunsets, be part of activities and embrace just good times by the sea at CLIFF SURFHOUSE.

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Best Waves in Europe

The Portuguese Coast has some of the best waves in the world. Beach breaks, reefs, point breaks and big wave spots are all around.

Covid safety

We put your safety first!! We follow all health authority recommendations and developed a special conecpt.

300 days of sun

We are very lucky to be living in Portugal with 300 days a year of sunshine.

Clean beaches

Santa Cruz is located on the quality gold cost, which means 10 km long beaches with the official label „gold quality“, which proofs the best water quality and the most cleanest beaches at Portugal's coast.

Returning guests

We are super proud about our many returning guests. Some of them are coming 3-4 times a year. Enjoy the best surf holidays in Portugal.
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our tips for

surf beginners

The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun

The first rule is to have fun, become one with the water and enjoy the best surf holidays in Portugal.

Do a short pre-surf warm-up

Before you strap on and paddle out, take five minutes to get your body ready for action with a pre-surf warm-up.

Exercise your paddling

The better you paddle, the more waves you catch, the quicker you progress. But don’t rush yourself, your muscles will grow step by step.

Don’t be afraid

We know that learning something new can be quite overwhelming, but take a deep breath and center yourself. Remember that this is something you want to do and something that you will most likely enjoy doing for the rest of your life.

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