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What is it?

The Surf Bus is a service for hotel and hostel guests that includes a surf lesson and a pick-up and drop-off service.

It's a surfing baptism, where we will teach the student the techniques and basics of this sport, with the help of our instructors and the appropriate equipment for each level of experience.

When and Where?

Every day - including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Matosinhos or Leça beach. Subject to change according to weather conditions.

Pick up takes place at a location to be agreed with Onda Pura staff. It is usually done at the hostel or hotel where the client is staying.

Pick up at 10:30 a.m. with class starting at 11:30 a.m.
Pick up at 3pm with class starting at 4pm

General Info

Lesson : Group Lesson
Duration: 1h30 (1h in the water)
Beach/point break: Matosinhos or Leça da Palmeira
Equipment : Soft Board + Isothermal Suits 4/3 and 5/3
Transporte: Recolha e/ou entrega
Ratio: Instructor / clients (1/7)
Languages: Portuguese, English and German


Low season
november to march

+10 with Pick UP
+15 with Pick UP and Drop Off

High Season
april to october

+10 with Pick UP
+15 with Pick UP and Drop Off

Surf Camps Porto

Weekend Getaways 

Weekend Getaways

Escape the chaos of the everyday life and come and experience a weekend with us. We pick you up at the airport Francisco Sá Carneiro, in Porto, and take you to our surf school on the beach in Matosinhos. We can also leave you directly in the accomodation.

During the day you will learn how to surf as a pro, and at night, relax in the Rietsch Guest House, Fish Tail Hostel or Hotel Porto Mar and have fun in the historic city centre of Porto.

Single Room (guest house casa rietsch) 
2 Nights / 3 days surf lessons - 345€

Double Room (guest house casa rietsch) 
2 Nights / 3 days surf lessons - 320€

Shared Room (fishtail hostel) 
2 Nights / 3 days surf lessons - 300€

Single Rooms: (Hotel Porto Mar) 
2 Nights / 3 days surf lessons - 385€

Double Room (Hotel Porto Mar) 
2 Nights / 3 days surf lessons - 350 €

The program includes

  • Accommodation for two nights
  • Three days of surf lessons

Five Unforgettable Surf Days

A memorable lifestyle experience. Spend the week on the beach, learn how to surf, meet a lot of new people, have fun at night. Live that dream with the Rietsch House.

Single Room (guest house casa rietsch)
6 Nights / 5 days surf lessons - 630€

Double Room (guest house casa rietsch)
6 Nights / 5 days surf lessons - 510€

Shared Room (fishtail hostel)
6 Nights / 5 days surf lessons - 450€

Single Rooms: (Hotel Porto Mar)
6 Nights / 5 days surf lessons 710€

Double Room (Hotel Porto Mar)
6 Nights / 5 days surf lessons 630€

The program includes

  • Accommodation for seven nights
  • Five days of surf lessons

All Surf Camps Porto programs include a teacher in charge of the surf classes that will show you the best spots, teach you the technique and give you the tips that everyone would like to know. Programs are indicated both for practitioners of the modality and for those who want to have first contact with it. A perfect symbiosis between nature, sports and gastronomy.

Both programs includes

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • 2 surf lessons per day (in a group lesson with 1 teacher for 7 students)
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • All the equipment you may need (surf, skate, stand up paddle and kayak)
  • Professionals instructores and a fun training methodology
  • Insurance
  • School facilities - Changing rooms, indoor and outdoor shower, outdoor lounge on the beach, background music, wifi
  • Spoken languages: portuguese, english and spanish

Extra costs



Shared Room

Extra day

75€ (accommodation and surf inc.)

Extra night


Extra surf day


Single Room (Guest House)

Extra day

105€ (accommodation and surf inc.)

Extra night


Extra surf day


Double Room (Guest House)

Extra day

95€ (accommodation and surf inc.)

Extra night


Extra surf day


Single Room (Hotel)

Extra day

130€ (accommodation and surf inc.)

Extra night


Extra surf day


Double Room (Hotel)

Extra day

120€ (accommodation and surf inc.)

Extra night


Extra surf day


In order to personalize even more your holiday program, you can always choose to extend it for more days, nights or lessons as well as parallel activities that will enrich you and make it even more memorable!

Prices under budget

  1. Cycling tours
  2. Fishing tours
  3. Sailing tours
  4. Visit to the port wine cellars
  5. Concerts in Casa da Música
  6. Pub crawl
  7. Oporto walking tour
  8. Yoga


    Fish Tail Hostel

    The Fishtail Sea House, is situated in the historical centre of the beautiful fishing town of Matosinhos, only three minutes walk from both the "Brito Capêlo" surface metro station and the Matosinhos International Beach.

    The goal is to provide experiences based on the best that Matosinhos has to offer: the Atlantic coast; with its nautical sports (surf, body-board, surfpaddle, paddle-board, kite-surf, diving), as well as the wonderful gastronomy connected to the sea?

    Fishtail is a hostel in Matosinhos that offers the guests a variety of types of accommodation in order to meet the different needs of each one. A building where you can find accommodation in shared rooms (bunk bed system), single rooms with private bathroom as well as small studios also with private bathroom and kitchen.

    Hotel Porto Mar

    Porto Mar is located a 10-minute drive from Sá Carneiro Airport, in Porto's suburbs, near the beaches and the surf school. Brito Capelo Metro Station is just 100 metres away, with connections to the city centre. Hotel Porto Mar offers air-conditioned rooms with modern furniture and cable TV. All rooms include a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and some have a spacious seating area with sofa. On-site bicycle rental allows guests to reach the popular Leça Marina and a number of Atlantic Ocean beaches. Hotel Porto Mar is located in the lively Matosinhos area, with several shops and restaurants

    Rietsch Guest House

    Located in Matosinhos very close to the beach (2 m walking) and with several facilities specific for surfers such as a place of storage of surfboards and tank for washing the suits, situated in the Sea Food Corner with more than 100 restaurants within a radius of 200 m.

    Matosinhos is WORLD BEST FISH. CASA RIETSCH offers express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free Wi-Fi and water sports facilities.

    It is situated 200 m from the metro station and 40 m from the bus stop to the center of Porto in 19 minutes. CASA RIETSCH, itself with architectural building where you can find accommodation in shared rooms (bunk bed elements of value, is close to several works of the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira and the architects of the Oporto school very well known worldwide.

    CASA RIETSCH has 3 distinct floors with different decorations that also reflect the renovation of the HOUSE keeping its architectural elements. All rooms have state-of-the-art air conditioning, flat-screen cable TV. Luggage storage is available in the accommodation. The garden with Terrace provides a pleasant place for relaxation and conviviality. building.