July 27, 2017


FAQ-Frequently asked questions


Surf school & camp

How to find us?

Our surf school (sales office and surf camp), is located in Sagres main road EN 268.

Once you enter the town, just keep going straight until you find, on the right side of the road, our sales office (with our logo).

On the opposite side of the road you can see an insurance company office (TRANQUILIDADE) together with a bank (NOVO BANCO), both with green colors, and a bakery (PÃO QUENTE).


You can also use the GPS coordinates to help you find us: N 37º00’36” W 8º 56′ 38



At what time do you open/close your sales office?


June to October: 9:30 – 07:00 pm

November to May: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

lunch break is from 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm.

At what time shall I check-in/ check-out your surf camp?


check-in is from 03:00 pm

check-out is until 12:00.

  • If you plan to arrive earlier to leave later, please, tell us in advance.


If I plan to stay around Sagres some more time after check-out, can you keep my luggage?


In case, you have a surf lesson booked on the check out day or if for some reason you plan to stay for longer in Sagres, you can keep your luggage in our facilities and use them as well, according to our staff member’s directions.


At what time is breakfast served?


Breakfast will be served from 09:00 h to 09:30 h. this time, may vary, according to our surf lessons schedule. Please, let us know in advance In case you have any food allergies.

How can I book my surf lessons?


-Just book it by e-mail (portugal@internationalsurfschool.com), phone (+ 351 282 625 061- office) or directly in our sales office, at least, one day in advance in order to guarantee your place in our surf lessons the next day. Please note that a 50% deposit or the full payment will be needed to confirm your booking. The deposit should be done by bank transfer or in cash if booked in our office.


I know the Sagres area quite well. Where do you usually teach?


In order to provide you with the best surf experience, our surf teachers make a daily choice in order to select the beach with the best and safest surfing conditions. Most of the times the surf lessons take place in wild beaches with no infra-structure so don’t forget your lunch box, some water, and sun protection.


My lesson is booked. How do I get to the beach? Do I have to rent surfing gear (board and wetsuit)?


The transfer to the beach and back is included in the surf lessons cost as well as a suitable wetsuit and a surf board according to you surfing level…

How big are the classes? Do you have surf lessons for my surfing level?


In our surf school, it is established that each surf teacher will have no more than 8 students in the class. Each class will have students with the same surfing level (beginner, intermediate or advanced). We have lessons available from absolute beginner to the advanced level!


I am an experienced surfer but I don’t like to travel with my surfboard. Do you have board rentals?


Our surf school is equipped with a wide range of surfboards made in with all possible materials, shapes and sizes in order to fit each and everyone’s surfing level, height and weight.


Ok, I’ve just booked my surf package. How do I pay?


In order to pay your booking balance, you can either make a bank transfer or pay cash in our sales office. Payments via bank transfer have to be done at least 3 working days before your arrival. For Surf Camp guests, the cash payment will be done during the check-in. In case you arrive after the office’s closing hours your payment will be processed on the next morning. For surf lessons, surf courses or surf rentals, the balance should be paid on the 1st day.