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Surfing and Lessons

What kind of wetsuit do you recommend in Ericeira?

You can rent your wetsuit directly in our camp – we have a variety of different sizes and fits. All our school wetsuits are 4:3, we strongly recommend this thickness if you want to bring your own wetsuit as well….

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In what language will the surf lessons be?

Our surf instructors are mostly locals so they all speak Portuguese, as well as English. Our lessons are all held in english.

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Is it possible to just rent the equipment without lessons?

If the conditions in the water allow free surfing you can also just rent the equipment with us. Since the equipment is included in our lesson prices we would always recommend to join our lessons and then use the time…

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Where will the surf lessons be?

The surf school we are working with always chooses the best beaches for the lessons in terms of wave and wind conditions. Mostly and when possible we will have our lessons at our home beach Foz do Lizandro – you…

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Do I have to reserve a spot for the surf lessons?

In order for you to be travelling as flexible as possible, our surf lessons don’t have to be pre-booked. They can just be booked on site on a day-to-day basis, meaning you can always sign up for the lessons in…

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How far away is the nearest beach?

The beach is just in front of the surfcamp, two minute walk!

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Are there lifeguards at the beach?

From July-September there are lifeguards at Foz do Lizandro beach. The surf school we are working with has certified surf instructors who are also trained in beach/water safety. 

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Is your surfcamp in Ericeira suitable for complete beginners?

Yes, in fact a significant part of our guests at all camps are complete beginners. We love surfing, the ocean and Mother Nature and we love sharing this passion with our guests! Over the 15 yrs of history of Rapture…

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Reef Booties – Shoes

Ericeira has both beach and reef breaks. Our home beach break, Foz do Lizandro, where most of our surf lessons are held is sandy while other more advanced breaks are reef or rocks. If it would make you feel more…

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Sunday Surf Lessons

Sunday is the only day of the week on which we don’t offer any surf lessons. If the conditions allow it you can just go for a paddle by yourself, or use the day for a trip to Lisbon, Sintra;…

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Fixed time for Lessons?

Each evening the time for the next days surf lessons is updated on a white board in the communal area. Our surf school always decides on the times depending on the winds and tides each day, so the times vary…

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What is the best time to come to Ericeira for beginners?

Depends on how you like to spend your holidays. Main season (July, August, September) is probably the best time regarding waves but off course there are more people in the water as well.  

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What kind of boards do you have available?

We have a large quiver of boards at the camp for all levels. We offer different size soft-tops and custom mals, as well as variety of fibre-glass performance based boards.

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Beginner or Intermediate?

The beginner category is extremely broad and it covers people who have never surfed at all to people who are refining their technique and gaining confidence. To be suitable for the intermediate group you need to be able to get…