Baleal Surf Camp Peniche Portugal

Meet the team of the Surfcamp

The Baleal Surf Camp Team in Peniche, Portugal

The team of the Surfcamp consists of a mix of local and international people. Many members have been working with us for several years or seasons. Have a look and see who will welcome you at Baleal Surf Camp in 2012. Also check the Team of the Surfschool.


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Founder and manager of Baleal Surf Camp. Bruno’s been surfing in Peniche since the age of sevens and running the camp since 1993. He is an experienced surfing instructor with a 2nd level degree from the Portuguese Surfing Federation and a life guard certificate. He graduated in International Relations and applied the theory to surfing...



Felippe Bonella Head Instructor

Felippe | Head Surf Instructor at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche Portugal

Felippe is the Head Coach responsible for our team of Surf Instructors. He was born in Vitoria ES Brasil and he has an impressive CV and surf experience. Certifications as International Surfing Coach Level 2 by ISA International Surfing Instructor Level 2 afiliated with ASP and CBS(Brasilian Surfing Federation).
He’s also a ASP judge by ISA Level 2 and has completed with great success the Royal Lifeguard Society's BeachLifeguard and Emergency First Aid Instruction. He’s well known to bring the Brazilian vibe to the camp and he can easily use his positive energy to teach how to surf.
Felippe was been working as i Coach for more then 10 years and he over coaching more then 10.000 people.
Surfing Time - 25 years Best surfing Spot - Super Tubos Working with Baleal Surf Camp: 7 Years




 Manuel, Surf Instructor at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche | Portugal

Local from Praia da Areia Branca, South of Peniche, Manel is one of our top Portuguese surfing coach. He shares his time coaching and running one small shaping bay in baleal called “Live stoked”.
An easy going guy with is particularly old school style.. He’s a Certified surf instructor and beach lifeguard by ISA.
Surfing Time - 13 years Best surfing Spot - South of Peniche Working with Baleal Surf Camp: 3 years.






Adelaide | Surf Instructor at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche | Portugal

Adelaide - She’s originally from Porto but she came to Peniche to study tourism few years ago. She’s super friendly with a contagious smile. Besides working as a surf instructor, she helps out on her parents organic farm with all the daily chores.
Best surfing spot: Lagide Years of surfing: 5 years Working with Baleal Surf Camp: 3 years.




Caby | Surf Instructor at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche Portugal 

Kaby was born in Cape Verde. He’s a very positive person, always smiling, very enthusiastic and ready yo have some good times.
He is Certified with level 1 by ISA also Beach Lifeguard and Emergency First Aid Instrutor. Kaby is also a certified kytesurfing Instrutor… When the wind blows strong he is the first to jump in the water with his kite. Best surfing spot: Cantinho da Baia Years of surfing: 10 years Working with Baleal Surf Camp: 3 years






Roberto | Surf Assistant at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche Portugal

Roberto has a qualification in Sports, specialization in swimming and water sports. He hold's level 1 Instrutor course from the Portuguese Federation since 2006. He’s an easy person and very friendly.
Best surfing spot: Cerros Years of surfing: 20 years Working with Baleal Surf Camp: 1 year




Tiago | Surf Instructor at Baleal Surf Camp | Peniche Portugal

Beeing a local from Peniche, Portugal and on the way to become a seapilot, Tiago knows a lot about the sea and its conditions. He manages the Surfschool at Baleal Surf Camp since 4 years and sails in Portuguese water when he finds the time for it. „For me it’s the good energy and the friendly people that make it very pleasant to be in Baleal.“




Sandy Stubenvoll photographer of Baleal Surf Camp

Sandy is originally from Vienna, Austria, but now living in Portugal. She's been our Baleal Surf Camp photographer since many years. A lot of the good images you see on our website are her work. If you're doing a week surf camp with us you'll probably have some nice photos to take home as "souvenir"...



Marketing & Media

Miguel Pereira surfschool manager team surfcschool Baleal Surf Camp Miguel Pereira surfing at Baleal

Miguel is originally from Torres Vedras, Portugal and also studying touristic marketing in Peniche. He has worked in other positions and now handles the marketing and communication. Besides beeing funny he also likes to play the guitar. So be ready to become a witness of Miguel’s passion for good music.



Extra Services

Emily Fraser yoga teacher of Baleal Surf Camp

„I like to lead a healthy vegetarian lifestyle, keeping fit and happy!“ says Emily, the camp’s yoga teacher from Brighton, UK. After completing her yoga teacher training in Bali she moved to Portugal and has been with Baleal Surf Camp since 2010. Book your yoga lesson to find out more about Emily!




Zuzana Kytkova massage therapist of Baleal Surf Camp 

Zuzana is from Bratislva, Slovakia and is the massage therapist of Baleal Surf Camp. She used to be a biology teacher before she came to Baleal and 2012 is her first season with the camp. What she really likes here is the ocean lifestyle, swimming, bodyboarding and enjoying freedom. Book your massage to get to know her massage skills!






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