Sipping wine in front of the Eiffel Tower, taking in the awesome alpine views from an Austrian mountaintop and strolling the chocolate-box streets of Amsterdam are all great ideas for a couple’s getaway. Although if you want to take a trip with your partner that you’ll both remember for years to come, you really can’t beat learning to surf at our surf camp in Portugal.

Not only is it fully equipped with everything you need to make your couple’s getaway nothing short of epic, but the Portuguese coastline also offers up some of the most romantic vistas in all of Europe. Take it from us, there’s zero chance of you sitting on the beach during sunset and not being totally overwhelmed by the moment. It’s spectacular and inspiring and it’s perfect for topping off a dreamy day in the water.

So if you love to explore secluded beaches, share delicious meals and otherwise enjoy the company of your significant other in a stunning foreign country, check out the following article.

Book a surf lesson and learn a new skill with your partner

Rapture Surf School Portugal
Learning a new skill together has been proven to unlock other benefits in your relationship

Learning to surf is great fun but learning to surf at our surf camp in Portugal with your partner is probably one of the most exciting things you can do as a couple. What’s more, learning a new skill or engaging in a self-expanding activity with your sidekick can be beneficial for your relationship… or at least parts of your relationship.

Think about it. You can experience what it’s like to learn together. Wipeouts will serve as opportunities to offer encouragement while riding a wave to the shore will have you both jumping for joy. Being surrounded by mother nature and immersed in the ocean is just an added benefit. All in all, booking a surf lesson at our surf camp in Portugal can only strengthen your bond if you approach it with an open mind.

Limber up with a revitalizing yoga session

Yoga Surfcamp Portugal
When in doubt, stretch it out

The best practice for surfing is without a doubt surfing. But yoga definitely comes in handy given how the various poses lengthen and release pressure on the spine, open your chest and hips and otherwise rebalance your body. When it comes to couples staying at our surf camp in Portugal though, yoga is also a fantastic thing to do with your partner.

During a yoga session as a couple, you’ll access a whole realm of benefits. Increased relationship satisfaction, improved intimacy and increased communication are just some of the main advantages to enrolling in one of our yoga sessions. Yoga can also help to lower or eliminate anxiety thanks to its power to provide immediate relief from extreme stress. So book a stay at our surf camp in Ericeira, take part in one of our yoga sessions with your partner and say hello to a healthier, happier relationship.

Enjoy delicious meals prepared fresh daily

Rapture Surfcamp Portugal
If that doesn’t feel the surfer-sized hole in your stomach, we don’t know what will.

A romantic meal doesn’t have to include candles and dim lighting. A romantic meal can also be any meal that’s prepared fresh with local ingredients and served up in a comfortable setting. At our surf camp in Portugal, our chef whips up homemade breakfast every day and a new menu for dinner every night.

This means that upon waking up every morning, you’ll get the chance to check the waves than meander back to our camp for a delicious first meal of the day. Then after surfing your brains out up and down the Portuguese coast, you’ll be able to dig into some seriously top-quality tucker come nightfall. Did we mention all of our portions are surfer-sized too?

Walk down to Foz do Lizandro beach and watch the sunset

Couple watching sunset at Foz do Lizandro
Ok… besides surfing this is definitely another great way to spend an afternoon together.

There are few things that can make the present moment seem like it’s all that matters than a beautiful sunset after a long day of surfing. The hues of pink, purple, red, orange and gold are enough to inspire and invoke passion in just about everyone who witnesses one.

The good news is that if you book a stay at our surf camp in Portugal, you’ll be able to watch a sunset from down at Foz do Lizandro beach every afternoon. Simply grab a blanket to sit on and a couple of beers to sip on. Then stroll across the road and pick out a private spot on the beach from which to drink in the brilliant romantic view your date deserves.

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Kick back while our team looks after your every need

Rapture surf camp Portugal
Switch things up and leave all the heavy lifting to the team at Rapture while you kick back and enjoy doing sweet nothing

When it comes to couple’s getaways it can be tempting to over plan. You might want to make everything absolutely perfect or just cram in as much as possible while you both have time together. Here’s a novel thought though. Throw all of the pressure to organize something out of the window and let us look after all of your needs.

From the moment you check into our surf camp in Portugal right up until you leave, we’re here to make your stay as relaxed as possible. With surf guiding services, fresh meals prepared daily and even airport pickups, our team will put a smile on your face and fill your days with new and exciting experiences that are guaranteed to bring you more together than ever.

Explore the romantic little surf town of Ericeira by bike

Hotel near our surf camp in Portugal
Ericeira can turn on the romance when it wants to

Last but not least, one of the best things about booking a surf camp in Portugal with Rapture is that our camp is located in the charming seaside town of Ericeira.

With winding streets, whitewashed buildings and a rugged coastline butting up against the beguilingly blue Atlantic Ocean. This renowned learn to surf destination will no doubt appeal to intrepid couples seeking adventure, entertainment and perfect waves. Explore it by foot or grab one of our well-maintained pushbikes and go for a pedal. Either way, you’re going to fall head over heels, but hopefully not handlebars, for this stunning town.

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Why choose Portugal for a surf and yoga couple getaway?

Portugal offers a perfect blend of stunning coastal landscapes, great surf spots, and a thriving yoga scene, making it an ideal destination for a rejuvenating and adventurous couple’s retreat.

What is the best time to plan a surf and yoga getaway in Portugal?

The spring and summer months (April to September) are ideal for a surf and yoga retreat in Portugal, as the weather is generally warm, and the waves are more consistent.

Are there specific regions in Portugal known for both surfing and yoga?

Yes, the Algarve region, especially around Lagos, and the Ericeira area are popular for their surf breaks and vibrant yoga communities, providing a perfect setting for a combined experience.

What type of accommodations are available for a couple’s surf and yoga retreat?

Accommodations range from beachside bungalows to cozy guesthouses and eco-friendly resorts. Choose from options that suit your preferences, whether you prefer a more secluded retreat or a lively beach atmosphere.

How do we choose the right surf and yoga retreat in Portugal for our couple getaway?

Research various retreats, read reviews, and consider factors such as the location, accommodations, instructor qualifications, and the overall vibe of the retreat. Choose one that aligns with your preferences and goals for the getaway.