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Vitamin Sea, that´s all they need !!

Let the sea set them free !!

Experiences

Collect moments not things, have stories to tell not stuff to show!!

Sea you soon, right now !!

Rentals

You can´t buy hapinness but you can rent a surfboard !!

The ocean is where I belong, I´m in !!

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“It´s all about where your mind´s at” - K. Slater 11 times world surf champion

Today I work in instead of workout.

Ready for us?

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The best kayak tour around

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Surf Lessons

“ The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun” - Phil Edwards

Salty but sweet, I´m ready !!

Kids

Vitamin Sea, that´s all they need !!

Let the sea set them free !!

Experiences

Collect moments not things, have stories to tell not stuff to show!!

Sea you soon, right now !!

Rentals

You can´t buy hapinness but you can rent a surfboard !!

The ocean is where I belong, I´m in !!

Yoga

“It´s all about where your mind´s at” - K. Slater 11 times world surf champion

Today I work in instead of workout.

Ready for us?

Yes, yes yes

Kayak Tours

The best kayak tour around

Book now :)

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At Future Eco Surf School we aim not only to teach you how to surf, but we also want to share with you our stoke and connection with nature and especially with the ocean. This can be a life-changing and inspiring process if done in a conscious and committed way.

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At Future Eco Surf School we believe we can make a difference.

That together we can do more and better to help create a healthier planet and a fairer society.

Being conscious that with small steps we accomplish a long walk, we are at this stage restructuring our internal and operational procedures and strategies. It will allow us to enjoy nature to the fullest with minimum impact.

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Nestled along the stunning coastline of Portugal, the Algarve region offers a captivating tapestry of landscapes, from rugged cliffs to golden beaches. While both the west and south coasts boast their own unique charm, they diverge in terms of surf conditions, weather patterns, and overall ambiance.

The Algarve’s west coast

It’s known for its wild beauty and untamed allure, beckons surfers and adventurers seeking the thrill of challenging waves and dramatic seascapes. Here, the Atlantic Ocean unleashes its full force, sculpting towering swells that attract surfers from around the globe. Praia do Amado and Arrifana stand as iconic surf spots, offering consistent breaks and adrenaline-pumping rides against a backdrop of rugged cliffs and rolling hills.

Surfing enthusiasts flock to the west coast for its renowned surf breaks and dynamic conditions, which cater to surfers of all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned pros. The prevailing westerly winds and exposure to Atlantic swells create ideal conditions for surfing year-round, making the west coast a mecca for wave riders seeking unforgettable experiences on the water.

The south coast of the Algarve

Exudes a more tranquil vibe, characterized by sheltered bays, sun-drenched shores, and a Mediterranean-like climate. Towns like Lagos and Portimao boast pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and leisurely strolls along the promenade.

While the south coast offers a respite from the ruggedness of the west, its surf conditions are generally milder, with smaller waves and gentler breaks compared to its western counterpart. Surfers may still find opportunities to catch waves, especially during the winter months when occasional swells grace the southern shores.

In terms of weather

The west coast experiences a cooler and more temperate climate, influenced by the Atlantic Ocean’s maritime conditions. Summers are mild and breezy, while winters bring rain and occasional storms. In contrast, the south coast enjoys warmer temperatures and more stable weather, with long, sun-drenched days and balmy evenings throughout the year.

Whether seeking adrenaline-fueled surf adventures or laid-back beach vibes, the Algarve’s west and south coasts offer something for every traveler. From epic wave riding to tranquil seaside escapes, this enchanting region invites visitors to discover the magic of Portugal’s coastal splendor, where the beauty of nature and the thrill of the sea converge in perfect harmony.

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Surfers, with their love for the ocean’s embrace and the thrill of riding waves, often find themselves exposed to the sun’s powerful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. While the sun’s rays offer warmth and light, prolonged exposure poses significant risks to surfers’ skin health. Understanding the dangers of UV radiation and implementing effective protection measures are crucial steps in ensuring surfers can enjoy their passion safely.

UV radiation

Comprising UVA and UVB rays, penetrates the skin’s outer layers, causing a range of harmful effects. One immediate consequence of overexposure is sunburn, characterized by redness, pain, and blistering. Beyond the discomfort, sunburn damages the skin’s DNA, increasing the risk of skin cancer in the long term. Surfers, spending extended hours under the sun’s glare, are particularly vulnerable to sunburn and its associated health risks.

Furthermore, UV radiation accelerates skin aging, leading to wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. Chronic sun exposure without adequate protection can also weaken the skin’s immune system, making it more susceptible to infections and other skin disorders. The cumulative effects of UV radiation underscore the importance of proactive sun protection measures for surfers seeking to safeguard their skin and overall well-being.

Protection

Surfers can adopt various strategies to protect themselves from UV radiation while enjoying their time in the water. The most fundamental measure is the application of sunscreen with a high Sun Protection Factor (SPF). Surfers should opt for broad-spectrum sunscreens that shield against both UVA and UVB rays, ensuring comprehensive protection against sunburn and long-term skin damage.

Water-resistant sunscreens such as zing sticks  are essential for surfers, as they remain effective even when exposed to water and sweat. Given the nature of surfing, where riders are constantly immersed in the ocean’s embrace, water resistance ensures prolonged protection against UV radiation, minimizing the need for frequent reapplication.It is also a necessity to pick eco friendly prodacts which contains mostly natural components as we enter the ocean day by day we don’t want to bring in chemicals.

In addition to sunscreen, surfers can shield themselves from the sun’s harmful rays by wearing protective clothing, such as rash guards, wetsuits, and wide-brimmed hats. These garments offer an additional layer of defense against UV radiation, reducing direct skin exposure and minimizing the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Timing is also key when it comes to sun protection for surfers.

Opting for early morning or late afternoon sessions, when the sun’s intensity is lower, can help reduce UV exposure. Seeking shade during peak sun hours and taking regular breaks from direct sunlight further minimize the risk of sunburn and heat-related illnesses.

Ultimately, surfers must prioritize sun protection as an integral part of their surfing routine. By staying informed about the dangers of UV radiation and implementing proactive measures, surfers can enjoy their time in the water safely, ensuring that their skin remains healthy and resilient against the sun’s powerful rays.

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Reading fosters imagination, deepens comprehension, and encourages critical thinking. It engages the mind actively, promoting cognitive skills and concentration. Unlike videos, reading allows one to explore diverse perspectives and create vivid mental imagery. Follow us to a journey of discovery that enriches the soul and expands horizons indefinitely with these 5 books of surfing.

1. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

Delve into the captivating memoir of Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Finnegan as he recounts his lifelong journey through the world of surfing. From his early days chasing waves in California to exotic locales around the globe. Finnegan’s narrative offers profound insights into the culture, camaraderie, and the sheer exhilaration of riding waves.

2. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

Explore the awe-inspiring world of big-wave surfing with Susan Casey’s gripping exploration of the ocean’s most powerful forces. From the monstrous swells of Mavericks to the legendary breaks of Hawaii. Casey’s vivid storytelling and in-depth research provide a thrilling glimpse into the lives of surfers who dare to ride nature’s towering giants.

3. Surf Is Where You Find It by Gerry Lopez

Embark on a journey of mindfulness and mastery with legendary surfer Gerry Lopez as he shares timeless wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of riding waves. Through captivating anecdotes and practical insights, Lopez offers profound lessons on surfing, spirituality, and the art of finding harmony with the ocean and oneself.

4. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor

Dive beneath the surface and discover the transformative power of breath in surfing and beyond. James Nestor’s groundbreaking exploration into the science and history of breathing sheds light on how mastering breathwork can enhance performance, improve health, and deepen our connection with the natural world.

5. Surfing for Life: A Guide to Mastering the Waves by Nat Young

Tap into the wisdom of Australian surfing icon Nat Young as he shares valuable insights and practical tips for surfers of all levels. From understanding wave dynamics to honing technique and embracing the lifestyle. Young’s comprehensive guide offers a treasure trove of knowledge to help surfers ride the waves with skill, style, and joy.

As the sun sets on the endless horizon of waves and dreams, these five books stand as beacons guiding surfers through the depths of their passion. Whether catching waves or lounging on sandy shores, let these literary companions be the surfers’ faithful companions, inspiring them to ride the waves of life with grace, wisdom, and unbridled joy.

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Nestled along the stunning coastline of Portugal, the Algarve region offers a captivating tapestry of landscapes, from rugged cliffs to golden beaches. While both the west and south coasts boast their own unique charm, they diverge in terms of surf conditions, weather patterns, and overall ambiance.

The Algarve’s west coast

It’s known for its wild beauty and untamed allure, beckons surfers and adventurers seeking the thrill of challenging waves and dramatic seascapes. Here, the Atlantic Ocean unleashes its full force, sculpting towering swells that attract surfers from around the globe. Praia do Amado and Arrifana stand as iconic surf spots, offering consistent breaks and adrenaline-pumping rides against a backdrop of rugged cliffs and rolling hills.

Surfing enthusiasts flock to the west coast for its renowned surf breaks and dynamic conditions, which cater to surfers of all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned pros. The prevailing westerly winds and exposure to Atlantic swells create ideal conditions for surfing year-round, making the west coast a mecca for wave riders seeking unforgettable experiences on the water.

The south coast of the Algarve

Exudes a more tranquil vibe, characterized by sheltered bays, sun-drenched shores, and a Mediterranean-like climate. Towns like Lagos and Portimao boast pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and leisurely strolls along the promenade.

While the south coast offers a respite from the ruggedness of the west, its surf conditions are generally milder, with smaller waves and gentler breaks compared to its western counterpart. Surfers may still find opportunities to catch waves, especially during the winter months when occasional swells grace the southern shores.

In terms of weather

The west coast experiences a cooler and more temperate climate, influenced by the Atlantic Ocean’s maritime conditions. Summers are mild and breezy, while winters bring rain and occasional storms. In contrast, the south coast enjoys warmer temperatures and more stable weather, with long, sun-drenched days and balmy evenings throughout the year.

Whether seeking adrenaline-fueled surf adventures or laid-back beach vibes, the Algarve’s west and south coasts offer something for every traveler. From epic wave riding to tranquil seaside escapes, this enchanting region invites visitors to discover the magic of Portugal’s coastal splendor, where the beauty of nature and the thrill of the sea converge in perfect harmony.

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Surfers, with their love for the ocean’s embrace and the thrill of riding waves, often find themselves exposed to the sun’s powerful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. While the sun’s rays offer warmth and light, prolonged exposure poses significant risks to surfers’ skin health. Understanding the dangers of UV radiation and implementing effective protection measures are crucial steps in ensuring surfers can enjoy their passion safely.

UV radiation

Comprising UVA and UVB rays, penetrates the skin’s outer layers, causing a range of harmful effects. One immediate consequence of overexposure is sunburn, characterized by redness, pain, and blistering. Beyond the discomfort, sunburn damages the skin’s DNA, increasing the risk of skin cancer in the long term. Surfers, spending extended hours under the sun’s glare, are particularly vulnerable to sunburn and its associated health risks.

Furthermore, UV radiation accelerates skin aging, leading to wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. Chronic sun exposure without adequate protection can also weaken the skin’s immune system, making it more susceptible to infections and other skin disorders. The cumulative effects of UV radiation underscore the importance of proactive sun protection measures for surfers seeking to safeguard their skin and overall well-being.

Protection

Surfers can adopt various strategies to protect themselves from UV radiation while enjoying their time in the water. The most fundamental measure is the application of sunscreen with a high Sun Protection Factor (SPF). Surfers should opt for broad-spectrum sunscreens that shield against both UVA and UVB rays, ensuring comprehensive protection against sunburn and long-term skin damage.

Water-resistant sunscreens such as zing sticks  are essential for surfers, as they remain effective even when exposed to water and sweat. Given the nature of surfing, where riders are constantly immersed in the ocean’s embrace, water resistance ensures prolonged protection against UV radiation, minimizing the need for frequent reapplication.It is also a necessity to pick eco friendly prodacts which contains mostly natural components as we enter the ocean day by day we don’t want to bring in chemicals.

In addition to sunscreen, surfers can shield themselves from the sun’s harmful rays by wearing protective clothing, such as rash guards, wetsuits, and wide-brimmed hats. These garments offer an additional layer of defense against UV radiation, reducing direct skin exposure and minimizing the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Timing is also key when it comes to sun protection for surfers.

Opting for early morning or late afternoon sessions, when the sun’s intensity is lower, can help reduce UV exposure. Seeking shade during peak sun hours and taking regular breaks from direct sunlight further minimize the risk of sunburn and heat-related illnesses.

Ultimately, surfers must prioritize sun protection as an integral part of their surfing routine. By staying informed about the dangers of UV radiation and implementing proactive measures, surfers can enjoy their time in the water safely, ensuring that their skin remains healthy and resilient against the sun’s powerful rays.

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Reading fosters imagination, deepens comprehension, and encourages critical thinking. It engages the mind actively, promoting cognitive skills and concentration. Unlike videos, reading allows one to explore diverse perspectives and create vivid mental imagery. Follow us to a journey of discovery that enriches the soul and expands horizons indefinitely with these 5 books of surfing.

1. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

Delve into the captivating memoir of Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Finnegan as he recounts his lifelong journey through the world of surfing. From his early days chasing waves in California to exotic locales around the globe. Finnegan’s narrative offers profound insights into the culture, camaraderie, and the sheer exhilaration of riding waves.

2. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

Explore the awe-inspiring world of big-wave surfing with Susan Casey’s gripping exploration of the ocean’s most powerful forces. From the monstrous swells of Mavericks to the legendary breaks of Hawaii. Casey’s vivid storytelling and in-depth research provide a thrilling glimpse into the lives of surfers who dare to ride nature’s towering giants.

3. Surf Is Where You Find It by Gerry Lopez

Embark on a journey of mindfulness and mastery with legendary surfer Gerry Lopez as he shares timeless wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of riding waves. Through captivating anecdotes and practical insights, Lopez offers profound lessons on surfing, spirituality, and the art of finding harmony with the ocean and oneself.

4. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor

Dive beneath the surface and discover the transformative power of breath in surfing and beyond. James Nestor’s groundbreaking exploration into the science and history of breathing sheds light on how mastering breathwork can enhance performance, improve health, and deepen our connection with the natural world.

5. Surfing for Life: A Guide to Mastering the Waves by Nat Young

Tap into the wisdom of Australian surfing icon Nat Young as he shares valuable insights and practical tips for surfers of all levels. From understanding wave dynamics to honing technique and embracing the lifestyle. Young’s comprehensive guide offers a treasure trove of knowledge to help surfers ride the waves with skill, style, and joy.

As the sun sets on the endless horizon of waves and dreams, these five books stand as beacons guiding surfers through the depths of their passion. Whether catching waves or lounging on sandy shores, let these literary companions be the surfers’ faithful companions, inspiring them to ride the waves of life with grace, wisdom, and unbridled joy.

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Nestled along the stunning coastline of Portugal, the Algarve region offers a captivating tapestry of landscapes, from rugged cliffs to golden beaches. While both the west and south coasts boast their own unique charm, they diverge in terms of surf conditions, weather patterns, and overall ambiance.

The Algarve’s west coast

It’s known for its wild beauty and untamed allure, beckons surfers and adventurers seeking the thrill of challenging waves and dramatic seascapes. Here, the Atlantic Ocean unleashes its full force, sculpting towering swells that attract surfers from around the globe. Praia do Amado and Arrifana stand as iconic surf spots, offering consistent breaks and adrenaline-pumping rides against a backdrop of rugged cliffs and rolling hills.

Surfing enthusiasts flock to the west coast for its renowned surf breaks and dynamic conditions, which cater to surfers of all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned pros. The prevailing westerly winds and exposure to Atlantic swells create ideal conditions for surfing year-round, making the west coast a mecca for wave riders seeking unforgettable experiences on the water.

The south coast of the Algarve

Exudes a more tranquil vibe, characterized by sheltered bays, sun-drenched shores, and a Mediterranean-like climate. Towns like Lagos and Portimao boast pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and leisurely strolls along the promenade.

While the south coast offers a respite from the ruggedness of the west, its surf conditions are generally milder, with smaller waves and gentler breaks compared to its western counterpart. Surfers may still find opportunities to catch waves, especially during the winter months when occasional swells grace the southern shores.

In terms of weather

The west coast experiences a cooler and more temperate climate, influenced by the Atlantic Ocean’s maritime conditions. Summers are mild and breezy, while winters bring rain and occasional storms. In contrast, the south coast enjoys warmer temperatures and more stable weather, with long, sun-drenched days and balmy evenings throughout the year.

Whether seeking adrenaline-fueled surf adventures or laid-back beach vibes, the Algarve’s west and south coasts offer something for every traveler. From epic wave riding to tranquil seaside escapes, this enchanting region invites visitors to discover the magic of Portugal’s coastal splendor, where the beauty of nature and the thrill of the sea converge in perfect harmony.

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Surfers, with their love for the ocean’s embrace and the thrill of riding waves, often find themselves exposed to the sun’s powerful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. While the sun’s rays offer warmth and light, prolonged exposure poses significant risks to surfers’ skin health. Understanding the dangers of UV radiation and implementing effective protection measures are crucial steps in ensuring surfers can enjoy their passion safely.

UV radiation

Comprising UVA and UVB rays, penetrates the skin’s outer layers, causing a range of harmful effects. One immediate consequence of overexposure is sunburn, characterized by redness, pain, and blistering. Beyond the discomfort, sunburn damages the skin’s DNA, increasing the risk of skin cancer in the long term. Surfers, spending extended hours under the sun’s glare, are particularly vulnerable to sunburn and its associated health risks.

Furthermore, UV radiation accelerates skin aging, leading to wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. Chronic sun exposure without adequate protection can also weaken the skin’s immune system, making it more susceptible to infections and other skin disorders. The cumulative effects of UV radiation underscore the importance of proactive sun protection measures for surfers seeking to safeguard their skin and overall well-being.

Protection

Surfers can adopt various strategies to protect themselves from UV radiation while enjoying their time in the water. The most fundamental measure is the application of sunscreen with a high Sun Protection Factor (SPF). Surfers should opt for broad-spectrum sunscreens that shield against both UVA and UVB rays, ensuring comprehensive protection against sunburn and long-term skin damage.

Water-resistant sunscreens such as zing sticks  are essential for surfers, as they remain effective even when exposed to water and sweat. Given the nature of surfing, where riders are constantly immersed in the ocean’s embrace, water resistance ensures prolonged protection against UV radiation, minimizing the need for frequent reapplication.It is also a necessity to pick eco friendly prodacts which contains mostly natural components as we enter the ocean day by day we don’t want to bring in chemicals.

In addition to sunscreen, surfers can shield themselves from the sun’s harmful rays by wearing protective clothing, such as rash guards, wetsuits, and wide-brimmed hats. These garments offer an additional layer of defense against UV radiation, reducing direct skin exposure and minimizing the risk of sunburn and skin damage.

Timing is also key when it comes to sun protection for surfers.

Opting for early morning or late afternoon sessions, when the sun’s intensity is lower, can help reduce UV exposure. Seeking shade during peak sun hours and taking regular breaks from direct sunlight further minimize the risk of sunburn and heat-related illnesses.

Ultimately, surfers must prioritize sun protection as an integral part of their surfing routine. By staying informed about the dangers of UV radiation and implementing proactive measures, surfers can enjoy their time in the water safely, ensuring that their skin remains healthy and resilient against the sun’s powerful rays.

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Reading fosters imagination, deepens comprehension, and encourages critical thinking. It engages the mind actively, promoting cognitive skills and concentration. Unlike videos, reading allows one to explore diverse perspectives and create vivid mental imagery. Follow us to a journey of discovery that enriches the soul and expands horizons indefinitely with these 5 books of surfing.

1. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

Delve into the captivating memoir of Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Finnegan as he recounts his lifelong journey through the world of surfing. From his early days chasing waves in California to exotic locales around the globe. Finnegan’s narrative offers profound insights into the culture, camaraderie, and the sheer exhilaration of riding waves.

2. The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

Explore the awe-inspiring world of big-wave surfing with Susan Casey’s gripping exploration of the ocean’s most powerful forces. From the monstrous swells of Mavericks to the legendary breaks of Hawaii. Casey’s vivid storytelling and in-depth research provide a thrilling glimpse into the lives of surfers who dare to ride nature’s towering giants.

3. Surf Is Where You Find It by Gerry Lopez

Embark on a journey of mindfulness and mastery with legendary surfer Gerry Lopez as he shares timeless wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of riding waves. Through captivating anecdotes and practical insights, Lopez offers profound lessons on surfing, spirituality, and the art of finding harmony with the ocean and oneself.

4. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor

Dive beneath the surface and discover the transformative power of breath in surfing and beyond. James Nestor’s groundbreaking exploration into the science and history of breathing sheds light on how mastering breathwork can enhance performance, improve health, and deepen our connection with the natural world.

5. Surfing for Life: A Guide to Mastering the Waves by Nat Young

Tap into the wisdom of Australian surfing icon Nat Young as he shares valuable insights and practical tips for surfers of all levels. From understanding wave dynamics to honing technique and embracing the lifestyle. Young’s comprehensive guide offers a treasure trove of knowledge to help surfers ride the waves with skill, style, and joy.

As the sun sets on the endless horizon of waves and dreams, these five books stand as beacons guiding surfers through the depths of their passion. Whether catching waves or lounging on sandy shores, let these literary companions be the surfers’ faithful companions, inspiring them to ride the waves of life with grace, wisdom, and unbridled joy.

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