Other

Sun Protection

The sun in Portugal is extremely strong, especially when you spend a long time in the water surfing. We recommend a 50+ waterproof sunscreen from a well-known brand. We also strongly recommend you use zinc on your face. This can…

Other

Currencies/ATMs

The local currency is EURO. We don’t accept ATM cards at the surfcamp but usually all cafés and bars in Portugal accept ATM cards for payment.

Food & Beverages

Kitchen Usage

The kitchen in our camp is for Staff only – since breakfast and dinner is included we need the kitchen in order to prepare the food for the whole camp.

Food & Beverages

Dietary requirements

We cater to all kinds of Diets, so no worries at all. Just let us know when you arrive so we can plan accordingly.

How to reach us

How to get to the Rapture Surf Camp in Milfontes

Our surfcamp in Alentejo is located in Milfontes, Odemira, Portugal. If you want to make your way to the surfcamp you can rent a car and put the following address on your maps application: Pousadas Velhas, 7645 Vila Nova de…

How to reach us

Airport Pick-up

Our surfcamp is located near Milfontes, in Alentejo, the South of Portugal. We provide Airport Pick-up from Lisbon for an extra price. Please reach out to us directly to know more details about the pick-up.

Surfing and Lessons

Intermediate / Beginner?

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 drop…

Surfing and Lessons

Sunday Surf Lessons

We have Surf Lessons 7 days a week in Milfontes

Surfing and Lessons

What kind of boards do you have?

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 short boards. We also have some retro board in the surfcamp…

Surfing and Lessons

Fixed time for lessons?

The times of the surf lessons can vary daily depending on the swell size and the tides, it can be anytime starting from morning until the afternoon. This is because we want to get you the best waves and conditions…

Surfing and Lessons

How far away is the nearest beach to the surfcamp?

Our homebreak, Malhão is within a short 5-min drive from the Surfcamp. We provide beach transfers with the surf lessons

Surfing and Lessons

Is the surf camp suitable for complete beginners?

Yes, in fact a significant part of our guests at all camps are complete beginners. Every day we offer lessons for complete beginners and as you progress during your time at camp so does the instruction you receive. Trust us,…

Surfing and Lessons

If it rains, will the surf lessons be cancelled?

No, surf lessons are only cancelled in case of danger (lightning storm etc).

Rooms

Single Rooms

We are sorry but we only have double rooms with the pricing for two persons. However, you are free to use a double room as a single room but still paying for two persons. I hope you understand, but we…

Rooms

How many beds are in the dorms?

There are 4 single beds in each dorm.

Rooms

Are your dorms mixed?

We try our best to keep our Dorms gender separate. Often due to a lot of people checking in and out it’s not possible to keep it quite like that as otherwise customers would have to change rooms too often.

Rooms

What is the difference between the rooms?

We have two shared dorms and two private camper vans.  

Other

Towels and Bedsheets

Please bring your own bath and beachtowels. Besides that we provide everything for your sleeping comfort. If required, we sell Rapture beach towels.

Rooms

Do you provide baby cribs?

Our camps are not really suited for families and for that reason we don’t provide a baby crib.

Rooms

Are there safes to store my values?

Your values are safe, don’t worry. We provide a lock-up box for each bed in the dorm if you need to store something. Our private rooms also have a lock so you can leave your belongings safe, inside your room!

Rooms

Late Check-in

We are flexible with the check-in hours. Late check-ins are allowed and free of extra charges. However, please notice we need a notice of 48h so we can organize your late check-in.

Surfing and Lessons

Which are the Check-in and Check-out times at the surf camp? – Milfontes

Check-in starts at 14h00 local hour. However, if you arrive earlier we can save your luggage until the check-in hour. Check-outs from the accommodations are at 12h00, but If you leave later in the day we can also store your luggage.

Booking & Prices

Is there a minimum stay?

We do not have a minimum stay at Rapture! We know that plans change and people like to be flexible when they travel, so if you want to stay 3 days or 3 months, that is okay for us!

Booking & Prices

I can’t find my booking confirmation email

Please check your spam and notifications folder. If you can’t find your confirmation email please get in touch with us

Booking & Prices

How do I check availability and prices online?

You can check availability and prices online with our online booking system https://bookings.rapturecamps.com/ Please select your preferred travel location (e.g. Bali, Portugal, etc.), check-in and check-out dates, and the number of persons traveling on the right-hand side. There might be…

Booking & Prices

How do I book online?

Please use our online booking system at https://bookings.rapturecamps.com/ in order to complete your booking. There are several online payment options available from Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Dinner, JCB. The system will always show the correct availability. If you run into any problems…

Booking & Prices

Do you do week long packages?

At Rapture we understand that travel is spontaneous and your plans can change. You decide the length of your stay to ensure that you get everything you want from your time at the surf camp. We are very flexible and…

Booking & Prices

Can I pay my booking upon arrival?

If you are making a last-minute booking, for example, 48h before your arrival, you can pay when you reach the surfcamp. Please keep in mind we only accept cash at the surfcamp.

Booking & Prices

Can I cancel my booking?

Here is the quick lowdown of our cancellation policy.   Cancellations and re-bookings made by the customer. All requests for cancellations or rebookings must be submitted via email. The cancellation period is defined by the receipt of the cancellation. In…

Booking & Prices

What does the Cancellation Insurance cover?

This policy covers any losses incurred due to cancelling in case of sickness, injury, or other medical issues that prohibit you from travelling or participating in travel activities. A doctor’s note is required to support these claims. Please note that…

Booking & Prices

Can I add an extra night to my already paid booking? – Milfontes

Yes, that is possible. Just send us an email with your booking reference and tell us what you want to change or add on your reservation. We will take care of it and send you the updated email with the…

Booking & Prices

Can I book extras locally? – Milfontes

All extras can be booked online when you are confirming your booking. You can also decide to book and pay for the extras on-site. Please notice we accept cash or online payment.