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Nachhaltigkeit, Umwelt & Öko Surfschule

Nachhaltigkeit, Umwelt & Öko Surfschule

Verstehe du uns nicht falsch, wir lieben es zu surfen. Eine Welle anzupaddeln, Aufstehen und dann das unbeschreibliche Gefühl des Rutschens auf der Welle zu spüren. Wir wollen wirklich, dass auch jeder dies erlebt, aber nicht um jeden Preis.

Die natürliche Welt ist ernsthaft bedroht.

Wir sind kurz davor, den Punkt zu erreichen, an dem es kein Zurück mehr gibt, an denen unserer Ökosysteme für immer verloren geht.

Wir können unsere Augen nicht länger vor der Verschmutzung der Meere durch Kunststoff, dem Verschwinden von Korallen aufgrund des Klimawandels und dem Verlust von Küstengebieten durch den Anstieg des Meerspiegels verschließen.

Deshalb haben wir im 2021 einen Schritt nach vorne gemacht und einige wichtige Veränderungen in der Art und Weise vorgenommen, wie wir unser Geschäft führen und Surfen unterrichten, um den größtmöglichen Nutzen für diejenigen, die es genießen, und die geringstmögliche Umweltbelastung gewährzuleisten.

Sei Du selbst die Veränderung, die Du Dir wünschst für diese Welt.

Mahatma Gandhi

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Nachhaltigkeit

1% für den Planeten
Jedes Jahr spenden wir 1% unserer Verkaufserlöse an NGOs, um ihnen zu helfen, unseren Planeten zu schützen und für eine gerechte Gesellschaft zu kämpfen. Know more

Eco-Kids
Wir bringen Kindern und Jugendlichen nicht nur das Surfen bei, sondern ermutigen sie auch, umweltfreundliche Surfmaterialien zu verwenden und die Kreisläufe der Natur durch ein spielerisches Umweltbildungsprogramm zu verstehen. Know more

Nachhaltiger Surfunterricht
Wir haben alle für unserer Aktivität wesentlichen Materialien wie Surfbretter, Neoprenanzüge, Leashes, Wachs und Sonnenschutzmittel für als nachhaltiger zertifizierter Ausrüstung erneuert. Unser Ziel ist es, bis 2022 ausschließlich ökologische Surfausrüstung zu haben. Know more

Monchique Mountain, Algarve

Klimaneutralität
Wir entwickeln unsere People & Planet Strategie und planen, ab 2021 klimaneutral zu werden. Know more

Kunststoff-Reduktionsstrategie
Wir haben einen Filter installiert, um kostenloses Wasser von hoher Qualität anbieten zu können, dass in unsere extra leichten Edelstahlflaschen abgefüllt werden kann. Unser Ziel: Wir wollen dazu beitragen, die Verschmutzung durch Plastik zu verhindern. Know more

Befürworter der Surf-Kunststoffverwertung
Wir liefern kaputte Surfbretter und beschädigte Neoprenanzüge an Partner, die das Material wiederverwenden, statt es zu entsorgen. Know more

Benagil cave, Lagoa

Schutz des Meereslebens
Viele Sonnenschutzmittel bestehen aus umweltschädlichen Chemikalien, die Korallen und Meereslebewesen schädigen. In unserer Surfschule bieten wir unschädliche, umweltfreundliche Sonnenschutzmittel an.    Know more

Gemeinsam können wir mehr bewirken
Wir glauben, dass die Welt einen Systemwandel braucht, der von verschiedenen Akteuren mitgestaltet wird. Wir wollen mit allen möglichen Organisationen zusammenarbeiten, um Initiativen mitzugestalten, die unserem Auftrag, die Meere und die Natur zu schützen, entsprechen.  Know more

Surfen für alle
Wir möchten Partnerschaften mit sozialen Organisationen pflegen und Bedürftigen kostenlosen Surfunterricht anbieten. Darunter zählen Personen mit körperlichen oder kognitiven Einschränkungen, Menschen mit Suchtproblemen und Kinder ohne familiäre Unterstützung. Know more

Bordeira beach, Aljezur

Der coolste Surfer ist auch der klügste
Als Anerkennung für ihr schulisches Engagement, bekommen Schüler der örtlichen Schulen kostenlosen Surfunterricht, wenn sie nachweislich überdurchschnittliche Noten erreicht haben. Know more

Aufbau eines Gemeinschaftsbewusstseins
Gemeinsam mit unseren Partnern organisieren wir regelmäßige Gespräche, Workshops und Dynamiken mit der lokalen Gemeinschaft, um das Bewusstsein für die wichtigsten globalen und lokalen Herausforderungen zu schärfen. Know more

Surfen & Umwelt
Wir haben wöchentliche Posts in Social Media, in denen Informationen sowie Initiativen von Surfern und Spielwende aus der ganzen Welt ausgetauscht werden, die sich für den Schutz der Umwelt um sie herum einsetzen. Know more

Wir alle sollten uns um die Zukunft sorgen, denn wir werden den Rest unseres Lebens dort verbringen.

Charles F Kettering

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Das neueste in unserem Blog

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At Future Eco Surf School we always look for the best solution available among the products we are looking for.

When researching these solutions, we take into account the sustainability of the environmental preservation measures offered by each product.

For our new reuse bottles, we ended up choosing the Ocean Bottle. You can find this bottle for sale at our surf school and also in the online virtual store.

This Ocean Bottle project is made up of a group of people from different areas who love the ocean. These people, believe in the mission to help solve the impact that plastic has on the oceans.

For this purpose, a bottle was created, made partly from stainless steel and partly from recycled plastic collected from the oceans.

The Ocean Bottle is much more than just another bottle, it is an important step in raising awareness of the plastic problem in the oceans.

This bottle is produced in an ethical, socially respectful manner, involving the most needy communities. This involvement allows an increase in jobs and the collection of marine litter.

By purchasing an Ocean Bottle, we are funding the collection of around 1000 plastic bottles from the oceans – around 11 kg. This funding makes it possible to give decent work to people who otherwise would not have any income.

This bottle is BPA free, 100% recyclable and has a negative carbon footprint.

Reducing huge amounts of plastic waste in the oceans will contribute to creating better conditions to preserve marine ecosystems and all their biodiversity. This reduction will also have a direct and positive impact on us humans.

The Ocean needs all of us!

The Ocean Bottle also use an app for environmentally conscious people who want to do the right thing every day by strengthening regular positive habits.

For each refill, there is a reward through a plastic harvest, financed by Ocean Bottle and its partners.

There is also the possibility for anyone to find charging points/stations nearby. These points allow access to a several of tools to understand how to act daily for the health of the oceans and their conservation.

Together, with Ocean Bottle, we believe that everyone should have the right to a plastic-free environment.

For that happen, we must start by drastically reducing the production of single-use plastics. Multiply our reuse and prevent plastic from entering marine ecosystems, by improving the infrastructure that generates different types of waste.

Drink the best of you! Be aware

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5 fundamental tips to progress from being a white water beginner surfer to an outside intermediate surfer.

Have you ever wondered what kind of scenery you could witness from behind the waves? Or do you feel the need to ride those picture perfect “green waves”?

Well, in this article we are going to bring you a paddle stroke closer to reach the line up .

Reading waves!

The ocean is just like a book with many different kinds of waves, as different kinds of letters you have in the alphabet.

The more you enter the ocean, the more you will understand its surroundings.  Even if you just sit on the beach and watch other surfers or just notice how the waves are breaking , you will improve a lot on your “reading” skills.

The goal would be to understand the right timing for paddling out and to choose the right direction of the waves . This can be left or right or a no go “closeout”.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Be aware of the hazards!

Since surfing is an extreme sport, safety always comes first and as soon as your feet leave the ground and your body lays on the surfboard to paddle you have to be more aware of the hazards.

Ideally you always want to check your surfspot from high up. That way you can spot the currents , the rocks, and how the sandbanks are located.

You also want to see if the size of the waves matches your skills. A good measurement can be to compare the surfer who is riding  so you can see the wave behind.

It can be ankle high, knee high, shoulder high or head high. At one point it is just becoming too dangerous for all of us.

If you don’t feel confident when judging the conditions and hazards, always speak to people around. Contact a local surf school, lifeguards or local surfers to help you. 

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Nail that pop-up!

Before you start riding the “green waves” you have to make sure that your pop up is clear and your posture is steady.

You don’t want to touch the board with your knees, instead the right way is landing your back foot flat first then your front foot flat so you can ride out the wave with more control.

Make sure that you press down the weight on your front foot and bend your knees. 

If you notice that in the white water you can succeed most of the time, you can start thinking about paddling for unbroken waves. You can also practice your pop up on the beach or even at home on a yoga mat.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Sit up on your board!

Just like evolution happened, that human started to walk on 2 feet the transmission of an intermediate surfer is starting with sitting up on the board.

Once you sit up you are not going to float around the ocean towards the current. The horizon becomes more open, so you can notice and judge the waves much earlier.

Get a few surf lessons!

Before you start to paddle out it is highly recommended to have a few surf lessons with professional teachers.

This way , you will get to know more about the beach, they will introduce you to the right paddling techniques and surf etiquette.

Furthermore, providing you a safe environment to enter the next level of surfing.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur
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Why is the south Algarve the best surfing destination for the winter time?

“Winter is coming” and most of the european countries are cooling down. People got stuck in their usual routine with the lack of daylight and without motivation to practice outdoor activities and be connected to mother nature.

But how about escaping winter depression and taking a trip to the sunny region of Algarve to explore and ride one of the best waves in Europe?

Weather: Meanwhile the rest of Europe is freezing down. The Algarve still keeps some of its summer vibe with the average temperature of 16 degrees. In which can climb up until 20-21 on the best days.

If you are concerned about the water temperature you do not have to worry. At the south coast of Portugal it is not going below 17 degrees so you can enjoy the surf in a 4/3 wetsuit.

Portimão, Algarve

The Waves: With its 100 km stretch from Sagres to Faro the south of Algarve offers tons of surf spots from beginner to advanced level surfers to have fun with.

During the winter time there can be swell rollin from the Atlantic ocean N-NW,W,SW, and even from the mediterranean sea E-SE swell.

So there are plenty of options to find your perfect place. Praia da Rocha which is located in the city of Portimão.

With the sandy seabed it gives a very safe environment for those who are catching their first waves. The long beach gives you plenty of space, so you can avoid crowded situations and find your own bank to practice. 

Portimão, Algarve

Food and beverage: Portugal has a variety of food choices including meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options too.

Since the main surf spots for the winter are located in bigger cities it is easy to find your taste. Even just a few steps from the beach there are plenty of options to fill your belly after a tiring session of surfing.

For those who are in love with vine, they’re gonna be loved with what Portugal has to offer too. We have around 250 varieties range of grapes.

Portimão, Algarve

Location: There are a few ways to arrive to the south of Algarve. The easiest way is to book your ticket to Faro and then rent a car to be more flexible.

That allow you to visit more surf spots but if you are not keen of driving you can also just take trains/buses/Uber.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur

The surroundings: In case your arms become spaghetti and can’t paddle anymore there are also other options to spend time.

For example you can visit the oldest town of the Algarve, Silves. Be mesmerized by its history and culture , visit the castle and be friends with the storks along the riverside.

Since a quite large area of the Algarve is a natural park you can also just get lost in nature. Take long walks on the coastline to witness the rough power of the winter waves.

Arrifana, Aljezur
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At Future Eco Surf School we always look for the best solution available among the products we are looking for.

When researching these solutions, we take into account the sustainability of the environmental preservation measures offered by each product.

For our new reuse bottles, we ended up choosing the Ocean Bottle. You can find this bottle for sale at our surf school and also in the online virtual store.

This Ocean Bottle project is made up of a group of people from different areas who love the ocean. These people, believe in the mission to help solve the impact that plastic has on the oceans.

For this purpose, a bottle was created, made partly from stainless steel and partly from recycled plastic collected from the oceans.

The Ocean Bottle is much more than just another bottle, it is an important step in raising awareness of the plastic problem in the oceans.

This bottle is produced in an ethical, socially respectful manner, involving the most needy communities. This involvement allows an increase in jobs and the collection of marine litter.

By purchasing an Ocean Bottle, we are funding the collection of around 1000 plastic bottles from the oceans – around 11 kg. This funding makes it possible to give decent work to people who otherwise would not have any income.

This bottle is BPA free, 100% recyclable and has a negative carbon footprint.

Reducing huge amounts of plastic waste in the oceans will contribute to creating better conditions to preserve marine ecosystems and all their biodiversity. This reduction will also have a direct and positive impact on us humans.

The Ocean needs all of us!

The Ocean Bottle also use an app for environmentally conscious people who want to do the right thing every day by strengthening regular positive habits.

For each refill, there is a reward through a plastic harvest, financed by Ocean Bottle and its partners.

There is also the possibility for anyone to find charging points/stations nearby. These points allow access to a several of tools to understand how to act daily for the health of the oceans and their conservation.

Together, with Ocean Bottle, we believe that everyone should have the right to a plastic-free environment.

For that happen, we must start by drastically reducing the production of single-use plastics. Multiply our reuse and prevent plastic from entering marine ecosystems, by improving the infrastructure that generates different types of waste.

Drink the best of you! Be aware

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5 fundamental tips to progress from being a white water beginner surfer to an outside intermediate surfer.

Have you ever wondered what kind of scenery you could witness from behind the waves? Or do you feel the need to ride those picture perfect “green waves”?

Well, in this article we are going to bring you a paddle stroke closer to reach the line up .

Reading waves!

The ocean is just like a book with many different kinds of waves, as different kinds of letters you have in the alphabet.

The more you enter the ocean, the more you will understand its surroundings.  Even if you just sit on the beach and watch other surfers or just notice how the waves are breaking , you will improve a lot on your “reading” skills.

The goal would be to understand the right timing for paddling out and to choose the right direction of the waves . This can be left or right or a no go “closeout”.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Be aware of the hazards!

Since surfing is an extreme sport, safety always comes first and as soon as your feet leave the ground and your body lays on the surfboard to paddle you have to be more aware of the hazards.

Ideally you always want to check your surfspot from high up. That way you can spot the currents , the rocks, and how the sandbanks are located.

You also want to see if the size of the waves matches your skills. A good measurement can be to compare the surfer who is riding  so you can see the wave behind.

It can be ankle high, knee high, shoulder high or head high. At one point it is just becoming too dangerous for all of us.

If you don’t feel confident when judging the conditions and hazards, always speak to people around. Contact a local surf school, lifeguards or local surfers to help you. 

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Nail that pop-up!

Before you start riding the “green waves” you have to make sure that your pop up is clear and your posture is steady.

You don’t want to touch the board with your knees, instead the right way is landing your back foot flat first then your front foot flat so you can ride out the wave with more control.

Make sure that you press down the weight on your front foot and bend your knees. 

If you notice that in the white water you can succeed most of the time, you can start thinking about paddling for unbroken waves. You can also practice your pop up on the beach or even at home on a yoga mat.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Sit up on your board!

Just like evolution happened, that human started to walk on 2 feet the transmission of an intermediate surfer is starting with sitting up on the board.

Once you sit up you are not going to float around the ocean towards the current. The horizon becomes more open, so you can notice and judge the waves much earlier.

Get a few surf lessons!

Before you start to paddle out it is highly recommended to have a few surf lessons with professional teachers.

This way , you will get to know more about the beach, they will introduce you to the right paddling techniques and surf etiquette.

Furthermore, providing you a safe environment to enter the next level of surfing.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur
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Why is the south Algarve the best surfing destination for the winter time?

“Winter is coming” and most of the european countries are cooling down. People got stuck in their usual routine with the lack of daylight and without motivation to practice outdoor activities and be connected to mother nature.

But how about escaping winter depression and taking a trip to the sunny region of Algarve to explore and ride one of the best waves in Europe?

Weather: Meanwhile the rest of Europe is freezing down. The Algarve still keeps some of its summer vibe with the average temperature of 16 degrees. In which can climb up until 20-21 on the best days.

If you are concerned about the water temperature you do not have to worry. At the south coast of Portugal it is not going below 17 degrees so you can enjoy the surf in a 4/3 wetsuit.

Portimão, Algarve

The Waves: With its 100 km stretch from Sagres to Faro the south of Algarve offers tons of surf spots from beginner to advanced level surfers to have fun with.

During the winter time there can be swell rollin from the Atlantic ocean N-NW,W,SW, and even from the mediterranean sea E-SE swell.

So there are plenty of options to find your perfect place. Praia da Rocha which is located in the city of Portimão.

With the sandy seabed it gives a very safe environment for those who are catching their first waves. The long beach gives you plenty of space, so you can avoid crowded situations and find your own bank to practice. 

Portimão, Algarve

Food and beverage: Portugal has a variety of food choices including meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options too.

Since the main surf spots for the winter are located in bigger cities it is easy to find your taste. Even just a few steps from the beach there are plenty of options to fill your belly after a tiring session of surfing.

For those who are in love with vine, they’re gonna be loved with what Portugal has to offer too. We have around 250 varieties range of grapes.

Portimão, Algarve

Location: There are a few ways to arrive to the south of Algarve. The easiest way is to book your ticket to Faro and then rent a car to be more flexible.

That allow you to visit more surf spots but if you are not keen of driving you can also just take trains/buses/Uber.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur

The surroundings: In case your arms become spaghetti and can’t paddle anymore there are also other options to spend time.

For example you can visit the oldest town of the Algarve, Silves. Be mesmerized by its history and culture , visit the castle and be friends with the storks along the riverside.

Since a quite large area of the Algarve is a natural park you can also just get lost in nature. Take long walks on the coastline to witness the rough power of the winter waves.

Arrifana, Aljezur
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At Future Eco Surf School we always look for the best solution available among the products we are looking for.

When researching these solutions, we take into account the sustainability of the environmental preservation measures offered by each product.

For our new reuse bottles, we ended up choosing the Ocean Bottle. You can find this bottle for sale at our surf school and also in the online virtual store.

This Ocean Bottle project is made up of a group of people from different areas who love the ocean. These people, believe in the mission to help solve the impact that plastic has on the oceans.

For this purpose, a bottle was created, made partly from stainless steel and partly from recycled plastic collected from the oceans.

The Ocean Bottle is much more than just another bottle, it is an important step in raising awareness of the plastic problem in the oceans.

This bottle is produced in an ethical, socially respectful manner, involving the most needy communities. This involvement allows an increase in jobs and the collection of marine litter.

By purchasing an Ocean Bottle, we are funding the collection of around 1000 plastic bottles from the oceans – around 11 kg. This funding makes it possible to give decent work to people who otherwise would not have any income.

This bottle is BPA free, 100% recyclable and has a negative carbon footprint.

Reducing huge amounts of plastic waste in the oceans will contribute to creating better conditions to preserve marine ecosystems and all their biodiversity. This reduction will also have a direct and positive impact on us humans.

The Ocean needs all of us!

The Ocean Bottle also use an app for environmentally conscious people who want to do the right thing every day by strengthening regular positive habits.

For each refill, there is a reward through a plastic harvest, financed by Ocean Bottle and its partners.

There is also the possibility for anyone to find charging points/stations nearby. These points allow access to a several of tools to understand how to act daily for the health of the oceans and their conservation.

Together, with Ocean Bottle, we believe that everyone should have the right to a plastic-free environment.

For that happen, we must start by drastically reducing the production of single-use plastics. Multiply our reuse and prevent plastic from entering marine ecosystems, by improving the infrastructure that generates different types of waste.

Drink the best of you! Be aware

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5 fundamental tips to progress from being a white water beginner surfer to an outside intermediate surfer.

Have you ever wondered what kind of scenery you could witness from behind the waves? Or do you feel the need to ride those picture perfect “green waves”?

Well, in this article we are going to bring you a paddle stroke closer to reach the line up .

Reading waves!

The ocean is just like a book with many different kinds of waves, as different kinds of letters you have in the alphabet.

The more you enter the ocean, the more you will understand its surroundings.  Even if you just sit on the beach and watch other surfers or just notice how the waves are breaking , you will improve a lot on your “reading” skills.

The goal would be to understand the right timing for paddling out and to choose the right direction of the waves . This can be left or right or a no go “closeout”.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Be aware of the hazards!

Since surfing is an extreme sport, safety always comes first and as soon as your feet leave the ground and your body lays on the surfboard to paddle you have to be more aware of the hazards.

Ideally you always want to check your surfspot from high up. That way you can spot the currents , the rocks, and how the sandbanks are located.

You also want to see if the size of the waves matches your skills. A good measurement can be to compare the surfer who is riding  so you can see the wave behind.

It can be ankle high, knee high, shoulder high or head high. At one point it is just becoming too dangerous for all of us.

If you don’t feel confident when judging the conditions and hazards, always speak to people around. Contact a local surf school, lifeguards or local surfers to help you. 

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Nail that pop-up!

Before you start riding the “green waves” you have to make sure that your pop up is clear and your posture is steady.

You don’t want to touch the board with your knees, instead the right way is landing your back foot flat first then your front foot flat so you can ride out the wave with more control.

Make sure that you press down the weight on your front foot and bend your knees. 

If you notice that in the white water you can succeed most of the time, you can start thinking about paddling for unbroken waves. You can also practice your pop up on the beach or even at home on a yoga mat.

Praia da Rocha, Portimão

Sit up on your board!

Just like evolution happened, that human started to walk on 2 feet the transmission of an intermediate surfer is starting with sitting up on the board.

Once you sit up you are not going to float around the ocean towards the current. The horizon becomes more open, so you can notice and judge the waves much earlier.

Get a few surf lessons!

Before you start to paddle out it is highly recommended to have a few surf lessons with professional teachers.

This way , you will get to know more about the beach, they will introduce you to the right paddling techniques and surf etiquette.

Furthermore, providing you a safe environment to enter the next level of surfing.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur
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Why is the south Algarve the best surfing destination for the winter time?

“Winter is coming” and most of the european countries are cooling down. People got stuck in their usual routine with the lack of daylight and without motivation to practice outdoor activities and be connected to mother nature.

But how about escaping winter depression and taking a trip to the sunny region of Algarve to explore and ride one of the best waves in Europe?

Weather: Meanwhile the rest of Europe is freezing down. The Algarve still keeps some of its summer vibe with the average temperature of 16 degrees. In which can climb up until 20-21 on the best days.

If you are concerned about the water temperature you do not have to worry. At the south coast of Portugal it is not going below 17 degrees so you can enjoy the surf in a 4/3 wetsuit.

Portimão, Algarve

The Waves: With its 100 km stretch from Sagres to Faro the south of Algarve offers tons of surf spots from beginner to advanced level surfers to have fun with.

During the winter time there can be swell rollin from the Atlantic ocean N-NW,W,SW, and even from the mediterranean sea E-SE swell.

So there are plenty of options to find your perfect place. Praia da Rocha which is located in the city of Portimão.

With the sandy seabed it gives a very safe environment for those who are catching their first waves. The long beach gives you plenty of space, so you can avoid crowded situations and find your own bank to practice. 

Portimão, Algarve

Food and beverage: Portugal has a variety of food choices including meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options too.

Since the main surf spots for the winter are located in bigger cities it is easy to find your taste. Even just a few steps from the beach there are plenty of options to fill your belly after a tiring session of surfing.

For those who are in love with vine, they’re gonna be loved with what Portugal has to offer too. We have around 250 varieties range of grapes.

Portimão, Algarve

Location: There are a few ways to arrive to the south of Algarve. The easiest way is to book your ticket to Faro and then rent a car to be more flexible.

That allow you to visit more surf spots but if you are not keen of driving you can also just take trains/buses/Uber.

Bordeira beach, Aljezur

The surroundings: In case your arms become spaghetti and can’t paddle anymore there are also other options to spend time.

For example you can visit the oldest town of the Algarve, Silves. Be mesmerized by its history and culture , visit the castle and be friends with the storks along the riverside.

Since a quite large area of the Algarve is a natural park you can also just get lost in nature. Take long walks on the coastline to witness the rough power of the winter waves.

Arrifana, Aljezur
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