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peniche, the surf capital of portugal & europe

Sandycamps Surf Camp in Peniche is in the heart of Baleal Peniche area right next to Baleal beaches. Sandycamps Surf Camp Peniche is a bucket-list destination with beautiful nature around the house, very nice friendly team, a nice quiet garden and a relaxed way of living which will give you the best of the Portuguese lifestyle. With its warm climate, picturesque nature and friendly people, Peniche is the perfect place for surfing and an unforgettable surf trip. 


Visiting Peniche promises an unforgettable experience for several reasons. Its stunning coastline offers some of the best surfing conditions in Europe, attracting surfers from around the globe. Beyond surfing, Peniche boasts beautiful beaches, picturesque cliffs, and a charming town center filled with historic sites and delicious local cuisine. Additionally, Peniche serves as a gateway to the breathtaking Berlengas archipelago, offering opportunities for scenic boat trips and exploration. Whether you're a surfing enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a relaxing seaside getaway, Peniche has something to offer everyone.

Sandycamps Surf Camp and Surf House in Peniche is settled in a quiet little village, named Baleal Sol Village, just few steps away from the best waves of Baleal and Peniche. You'll be right next to all the great surf spots of Baleal, white sand beaches, restaurants, and the coolest bars of the place. Relax in the Surf House sunny garden with comfortable hang-out areas, take a surf lesson or just pick up a surfboard and enjoy the waves : the choice is yours!


No matter if you’re a solo traveller, a group of friends or a couple, we have different types of accommodation to suit your needs. At Sandycamps Peniche Surf Camp, you'll meet like-minded people, make new friends, surf together in magical surroundings and share the stoke of surfing with our team! 

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Why Peniche?

Peniche holds the title of being the surf capital of Portugal, and by extension, Europe. Welcoming every year a stop of the Pro Surfing Tour, it's the best spot to practice all water sports in one of the most beautiful region of Portugal. Here you will enjoy perfect  waves breaking mostly every single day of the year.

why sandycamps  surf house?

We are a small family business with a very good knowledge of the area and all the surf spots around. Surfing is our passion as we surf for more than 20 years!Staying with us, you'll receive personalized attention from passionate local surfers who are dedicated to ensuring you have an exceptional experience both in and out of the water.

what to expect?

A cosy spacious Portuguese style Surf House just 2 minute walk from the beach, runned by surfers, for surfers, in a chilled quiet friendly vibe.
You will meet surf travelers from all around the world in a place where you feel home. Our goal is to provide you an unforgettable time immersing yourself in all the wonders that Baleal-Peniche area has to offer.

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Surf Level


Lessons for all levels



All Year Round

Camp Size


Up to 14 Person



Best quality/price ratio

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surf package



- 1 week accommodation + 5 surf lesson package -

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7 night accommodation

5 surf lessons

surf equipment
during lessons

highly experienced surf instructors

surf insurance

- The Surf School is fully licenced by the Municipality of Peniche -
-  Surf instructors are fully licenced by the Portuguese Surfing Federation FPS -

By booking with us you support the local economy, local businesses, the surfing and the surfers of Peniche.

surf lessons

expect quality teaching

Experienced instructors accredited by the Portuguese Surfing Federation "FPS"

Motivation and commitment to passing on the passion for surfing to every student

Instructors with Masters and Post-graduate degrees in Special Education in the field of Surfing

During the lessons, students are grouped by level of ability. There will be one or more instructors for each level (beginner, intermediate, advanced).

Each student has his or her own learning pace and this will always be respected and supported by the instructors. You will never be just one more person in a group; our focus is on personal, high-quality service.

This commitment guarantees you our full attention, vital for your progress. Every lesson is led by licensed instructors by FPS (Portuguese Surfing Federation) with extensive expertise in the surfing conditions of the Baleal-Peniche coast.

Our surf lessons cater to all skill levels. For beginners, we offer comprehensive step-by-step guidance, covering everything from understanding tides and waves to safety protocols and surf etiquette. For intermediate or advanced surfers seeking to refine their technique, we provide actionable and effective tips to enhance your skills.

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En attente d'une vague

A great week spent at Sandycamps in an atmosphere that is both international and familial, thanks to the dedication of the owners. Located next to the beaches, dedicated and equipped for surfing, it's an ideal place to discover surfing in this magnificent spot.

Samuel -

" Incredible surf house just two minutes from the beach, restaurants and bars. There is plenty of good surf nearby! I 100% recommend Sandy Camps for a stay, whether it's short or long. The surf lessons are also outstanding with gret teacher, and the lovely owners are available when needed. I can only recommend! "     


 - Alexia -

" Simply the best!
It was an amazing experience with such a kind and nice people ! I had a great time there, the beach is so beautiful, and surf lessons was really outstanding! Thank to the great teachers, I am now able to surf by myself ihaaa!! "     


 - Martin -

" Unforgettable stay in this superb surfhouse, right next to the best surf spots of Peniche! The hosts are adorable, extremely welcoming, and attentive. The surf house is charming, has a relaxed vibe with a beautiful terrace and garden.
Also best surf lessons in the area for me.
I highly recommend it! "     


 - Simon  -


Are you looking to surf and stay in a nice surf house? you've found it!

our cosy surf house is Just few steps from the beach, facing the best waves of Peniche & Baleal

Sandycamps Surf House offers the best option for a laid-back atmosphere mingling with people from all over the world. Situated just few steps from the beach, the house is very close to the best surf spots in Baleal and Peniche, The best options to have access to the surf scene and vibrant surroundings or the area.


All our rooms are spacious, with confortable beds and modern facilities for every budgets and vibes.


If you want total privacy you can choose our Private apartment option.

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For Who?


Everybody is welcome



Available from 1 week stay



Relaxed Surf Vibes




Free use of Skateboards

Why Peniche

much more than just surfing!

Peniche and it's region is also called the "Surf Capital" of Portugal. This is for a good reason:


A peninsula where you can surf almost every single day of the year due to the privileged geography of the region, offering consistent conditions to learn or enhance your surfing skills. Great food, vibrant nightlife, rich history, scuba diving, friendly people, golf courses, and more! All of this at reasonable prices for a developed country, known for its great weather, fresh fish, and laid-back atmosphere.

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Don't hesitate to contact us, even to say hello, we'd love to hear from you !

We are open 7/7 - 9.00 am to 18.00 pm

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