Welcome to our Cape Verde surf camp. The island of Sal is an extraordinary surfing spot and our camps are especially suitable for beginner levels. Learning to surf in Cape Verde is an amazing experience, with turquoise water and a surf spot within easy walk from our apartments you will become a surfer in a short time. You can spend all day surfing and be sure that the locals will teach you a trick or two.
|ARRIVAL AIRPORT||Sal, Amilcar Cabral International (code: SID)|
|CURRENCY||The currency in Sal is Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE) 1 € = 110 CVE|
|CLOTHING||Summer cloths during the day. A hoodie and something warm just in case.|
|Water Temperature||Between 19ºC up to to 26ºC in summer|
WHAT TO EXPECT
→ This trip is designed for people who want to learn Surfing and for riders who want to improve their surf level.
→ At our Surf camp you will meet people who want to relax from stressful life and discover new beach lifestyle.
→ In afternoon you can relax in the village of Santa Maria, visit local market and chill out during happy hours in different surf bars.
→ After dinner it is time for party in local places or if you feel tired you can go to relax in apartment or beach bar. (walking distance from downtown of Santa Maria to apartment is 5-10 minutes)
→ 1 day is reserved for island SUP and snorkelling tour with BBQ on the beach far away from any civilization.
→ Sunday night is the local party in Palmeira fisherman village. You will taste local fish and meat specialities, learn dancing from local people and enjoy beautiful evening in Palmeira village away from other tourists.
YOUR TYPICAL DAY
Our day starts with a breakfast around 8 a.m. and we plan the day with different activities. It’s time for surfing and afterwards you may want to relax on white sandy beaches, do some more surfing or try any other activities, explore the beautiful island and its culture. Dinner is at 7:30 p.m. and if you wish it is time for a night out or just chill.
Surf course is 10 hours long and each day we will have a 2-3 hours long session depending on the conditions. Surfing spot is just a short walk away from our apartments. You will learn at one of the best spots since Cape Verde is a very well known surfing destination where you can find one of the most perfect waves in the world.
Transfer from Sal (SID) airport to our Surf Shack apartments is included (round trip). You can arrive at any time, just let us know your flight details and we will send you all the necessary pick up information. From Sal airport to Santa Maria, where we will be staying, is approximately 25 minutes drive.
At our Cape Verde Surf Shack Camp you can arrive any day of the week. We don’t surf on your arrival day, so you can arrive at any time without missing out. Our lovely team leader will wait for you at the airport, take you to our apartments and explain you all you need to know about Santa Maria and its surroundings.
Surf Shack apartments are located in Santa Maria and are within easy walk to surf spot and city center, as well to an extraordinary nightlife. Our apartments are modernly furnished with double and twin comfortable rooms. You will have a complete immersion in the Cape Verdean culture.