Amado Surf Camp: Embrace the Surfing Spirit in Algarve's Coastal Paradise

Portugal ➝ Faro ➝ Vila do Bispo

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Situated in Carrapateira, a quaint town near Vila do Bispo in the heart of El Algarve, this area preserves its rich heritage as a charming fishing village. Carrapateira proudly stands as the surfing capital of western Algarve, boasting two magnificent surf-friendly beaches: Praia do Amado and Praia da Bordeira. With waves guaranteed year-round, extending until August, the climate in this region proves notably milder than in other parts of Portugal.

With two key locations, one in Sagres and another in Carrapateira School claims its position as Portugal's premier company for surf learning. With a team of amiable, experienced and patient instructors, the school caters to surf enthusiasts of all levels. Each instructor holds certification and undergoes systematic training in the latest advancements in surf instruction, ensuring a cutting-edge and effective learning experience. The school takes pride in its high level of customer satisfaction, fostering a community of returning clients.

Open to individuals of all ages and physical conditions, the Amado Surf Camp School warmly welcomes you into its cherished family. Over a span of just 5 days, immerse yourself in uninterrupted waves, mastering the art of surfing. Conveniently located 2 kilometers from Carrapateira within the Vicentina Coast Natural Park, accommodation options include comfortable bungalows or tents. Additionally, the school manages two Surf Camps in Sagres, expanding the scope of your surfing adventure.


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  • Common Room
  • Hammocks
  • Hot Water Showers
  • Terrace 
  • Breakfast
  • Grill (Barbecue)
  • Kitchen