|Why Baleal Surf Camp?|
1. Europe's prime learning to surf region
We are the original Portuguese surf camp in one of Europe's top surf regions, 20 years celebrated in 2013. Other surf camps in Peniche operate in Baleal beach, we are literally based on the prime learning spot; it can't get better than that!
When you're surfed out, just chill with a beer & watch the action from our exclusive beach base
2. Value for money & reputed surf school
There are cheaper surf camps & surf schools, so why book with us? Because a top location, quality service, dedicated staff and good reputation are priceless!
Read independent reviews on Tripadvisor or GoLearnTo and check the vibe on our Facebook page or Google+. We're sure you'll find many reasons to stay with us; we'll appreciate it too ;)
3. The right accommodation @ the right location
Your surf accommodation is only a few minutes away from the Cantinho da Baía surf spot. You'll be surfing within 10 minutes of waking up. Easy & fast, no precious surf vacation time wasted.
You're traveling solo, with a partner or the family? Choose the proper accommodation for you; hostel lodging and apartments or villas accommodation
4. Quality surf lessons & dedicated teams
Is it possible to learn to surf in one week? Yes, but only with great teachers. We take quality seriously. Head instructors have surf rescue & lifeguard qualifications, thus setting high tuition and safety standards. The surf camp & surf school equipment is renovated each year.
But there's much more, you'll meet a great team that makes it happen for you, check the surfcamp team.
5. Portugal's most consistent & diverse surf region
Peniche and Baleal are ideal for your surfing holiday. There's a variety of waves - sand, reef, left, right, hollow or mellow - a few minutes distance apart.
We get Atlantic swells from all directions and surf with different winds and tides. There's always a wave to rip or cruise on. Learn more about Portugal's surf guarantee
6. Bar do Bruno: probably the best vibe in town...
You'll make friends from the world over & come back for more surf trips. The atmosphere is international the vibe relaxed.
Enjoy a unique beach bar, you can relax & taste great food. Sometimes we close it for our guests, as for the weekly dinner. There are parties where you'll have guest list entrance. Check the vibe @ Bar do Bruno
7. Sustainability & social awareness
We involve staff & guests on a proactive environmental & sustainable attitude. At times with the Surfrider Foundation and daily activities; beach clean-ups, driving less and using water saving taps are some examples. Honouring a long tradition we organize surf baptisms and free surf experiences to impaired or social problematic children. All of those for free and on our time.
|Baleal, the Surfing Center of Peniche|
Baleal area is the home for nearly all surf camps and surf schools in Peniche district.
Our Surf Centre & Surf School has a reserved area for surf classes, lifeguards, a restaurant and refreshments service, toilets, showers, and a Wi-Fi system. This is a great plus for anyone coming to Peniche for the surf holiday, no daily shuttling back and forth wasting time inside cars instead of enjoying the beach.
Within a short walk you will find several famous surf spots in Peniche and a short drive away all the incredible variety that makes Peniche the most consistente surf region in Portugal and Europe.
Portugal´s western region has more to offer; there are awarded golf courses, and Peniche is also famous for its fish and shellfish. The area is also home to a number of excellent wineries, and, in Óbidos, to one of the most well-preserved places of historical heritage in all Portugal.
If you fancy some giant surf you might want to visit Nazaré, located about 45m drive from Baleal and Peniche, Praia do Norte is home to the largest waves in the world and a spectacle worth watching.
These are great options to complement your surfing holiday in Peniche. Check some tips on Points of Interest in the Western Region of Portugal.