Surf

Surf with us is always epic

Being out in the water can be one of the deepest and most fulfilling experience you ever made. It is food for your soul. It can change perspective on your life, so be prepared. Sense the feeling, only a surfer knows. The best surfer is the one having most fun out there. Surf classes connect you in a professional approach with this amazing water sport. The more time you spend in the water, the better you get. Why not joining a more intense surf course and get wet? Start a healthy lifestyle in tune with the Ocean. Now.

Surf Locations

The sessions take place on our beginner-friendly homespot Furadouro, wild beaches of Maceda, mellow waves of Cortegaça, funny beach breaks of Esmoriz or on the famous right handers of Espinho, so just grab your board, we do the search for you. Surf in a safe and beautifully natural environment.

Golden Waves offers an holistic surf experience. Nestled between endless beaches, the Nature Park of Maceda Pine Forest and the preserved Lagoon Ria de Aveiro, we are embraced by Nature and Ocean.

Surf Locations
Surf Instructors

Surf Instructors

Our instructors are experienced locals and very talented surfers with certificates from the Portuguese Surf Federation. They know the best spots and love to share their stoke with you. A lot of waves we enjoy are secret spots and not easy to find on your own. Trust our guides, lean back in our comfortable Volkswagen vans and let them do the wave search for you.

Surf Conditions

Portugal is blessed with all year round surfing, pleasant water temperatures and 300 days of sunshine a year. Surf for every level, from glassy peelers to powerful tubes. The Lodge is perfect for surfers because it is just a short walk to the spot Praia da Furadouro and a great base for exploring excellent spots around. Within a stretch of 15 km coastline, you will find more than 25 waves to be ripped. Depending on the swell and wind directions, there is always an option.
Even the National Competitions take place at our blue flag beaches.

Surf Conditions
Surf Sessions

Surf Sessions

Our instructors provide safety, individual learning progress and fun. We don’t stop the time to end the sessions and always take you to the best suiting surf spots. You will get your Rip Curl wetsuit, a special Rip Curl beach towel and Rip Curl bag for your personal belongings during the sessions. Only the best material to ensure maximum pleasure. When everybody is happy and out surfed, the group goes out for a delicious lunch together. We will take you to our best kept culinary secrets. Traditional, economic and unbelievable delicious food will be landing on your plate.
If you wish to, Stephan Matters is the In-house photographer and can take incredible surf pictures of you, your friends and family.
As a special service after the surf, the team will take care of cleaning and drying the equipment.  Return from your session and relax right away. Enjoy the comfort of the Lodge and its unique service concept while focus on your surf experience.

Surf Equipment

We provide a high quality range of surfboards, brand new beginner soft boards, Rip Curl performance wetsuits of all sizes, Rip Curl beach towels and beach bags.

Surf Equipment

Levels

  • Beginner

  • The beginner course is a step-by-step introduction to the art of surfing.
    We will show you how to understand the Ocean. You will experience the first contact with the water and its energy. The surf instructors will be your reliable buddies and help you to gain confidence. Of course, you will ride your first waves.
  • Intermediate

  • The intermediate course helps you to improve your surf skills. You will built up surf fitness, increase your amount of catching waves and focus on your Ocean awareness. Learn new techniques and improve old habits. Develop your own style and flow.
  • Advanced

  • For experienced surfers who know how to surf and would like to get the most out of their surf trip. We will take you to the perfect spot at that day and that moment and share with you our local knowledge. Learn from the best how to get barreled, do aerials or ride big waves. We are your professional company in the line up.
  • NEVER ENDING STOKE
  • Surf Packages Include from399€/ Person
    • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 7 breakfast buffets
    • SURF:  6 days surf lessons
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
    • INTERNET
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7
    • FREE Bikes
  • LUXURY OCEAN ESCAPE
  • Surf Breaks Include from139€/ Person
    • ACCOMMODATION: 2 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 2 breakfast buffets
    • SURF: 2 days surf lessons
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
    • INTERNET
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7
    • FREE Bikes
  • FIND FLUIDITY IN LIFE AND SURF
  • Premium Surf & Yoga Packages Include from459€/ Person
    • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 7 breakfast buffets
    • SURF:  6 days surf lessons
    • RELAXATION: 6 yoga sessions
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
    • INTERNET
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7
    • FREE Bikes
  • LIVE THE MOMENT
  • Premium Surf & Yoga Breaks Include from159€/ Person
    • ACCOMMODATION: 2 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 2 breakfast buffets
    • SURF: 2 days surf lessons
    • RELAXATION: 2 yoga sessions
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
    • INTERNET
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7
    • FREE Bikes

Surf Packages Include

  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights
  • HEALTHY FOOD: 7 breakfast buffets
  • SURF:  5 days surf lessons (Mon-Fri)
  • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
  • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
  • INTERNET 
  • DRINKING WATER: 24/7
  • NEVER ENDING STOKE from 385€/person

 Premium Surf & Yoga Packages Include

    • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 7 breakfast buffets
    • SURF:  5 days surf lessons (Mon-Fri)
    • RELAXATION: 6 yoga sessions (Mon-Sat)
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
    • INTERNET 
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7

FIND FLUIDITY IN LIFE AND SURF  from 445€/person

Surf Breaks Include

    • ACCOMMODATION: 2 nights
    • HEALTHY FOOD: 2 breakfast buffets
    • SURF: 2 days surf lessons
    • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
    • SERVICE: Ovar train station Pick-up
    • INTERNET 
    • DRINKING WATER: 24/7

LUXURY OCEAN ESCAPE  From 119€/person

Premium Surf & Yoga Breaks Include

      • ACCOMMODATION: 2 nights
      • HEALTHY FOOD: 2 breakfast buffets
      • SURF: 2 days surf lessons
      • RELAXATION: 2 yoga sessions
      • GETTING AROUND: Transfers to the best surf spots
      • SERVICE: Ovar train station pick-up
      • INTERNET 
      • DRINKING WATER: 24/7

LIVE THE MOMENT • From 159€/person