Welcome to Baleal Surf Camp’s

Special Family Surfcamps

It is a tradition here at Baleal Surfcamp in Peniche, Portugal’s surfing waves capital, welcoming families from the world over to live one great active week full of fun, surfing and good people…

The unique conditions of our location provides the ideal setting for safe, dynamic and a fun introduction to the great sport of surfing, the gentle waves and our surf base right on the beach might help achieve so!

We’ve always had families looking for the right place for a great surfing holiday, that’s why we created something special, to both fit the necessary safety conditions when providing surf lessons with children but also a super fun and action filled week to make up for an unforgettable family surfing holiday 🙂

Why Choose Our Family Surfcamp Program?

Tradition Meets Innovation:

For years, we’ve been a beacon for families seeking the perfect blend of excitement and safety in a surfing holiday. With our 30 years of expertise, we’ve created an environment that caters to both beginners and seasoned surfers, ensuring a memorable experience for every member of your family.

🌊 Ideal Conditions for Learning:

Our prime beachfront location offers more than just breathtaking views. The gentle waves here provide an optimal environment for safe, dynamic, and enjoyable surfing lessons for all ages. Our surf base, strategically positioned right on the beach, ensures that the surf experience is seamlessly integrated into your family’s week of fun.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Tailored for Families:

We understand that family dynamics require special attention. Our carefully crafted program not only emphasizes safety in every surf lesson but also guarantees a week full of action, adventure, and bonding moments. It’s not just a holiday; it’s an opportunity for your family to create lasting memories together.

What Makes Our Family Surfcamp Special?

🏄‍♀️ Surfing Lessons with a Safety First Approach:

Our experienced instructors are not only passionate about surfing but also dedicated to creating a safe and encouraging space for your children to learn and thrive in the waves.

🛹 Beyond the Waves – Skate and Explore:

Our activities go beyond the surf. Experience the thrill of skateboarding, explore charming local towns like Obidos and Peniche, and discover the beauty of the surrounding islands on flat days with surfboards.

🎉 Celebrate 30 Years of Surfing Excellence:

In 2023, we marked our 30st anniversary, a testament to the trust families have placed in us over the years. Join us in celebrating this milestone as we continue to provide the perfect setting for your family’s surfing holiday.

Whether you’re introducing your little ones to the joy of surfing or seeking an adventurous getaway for the whole family, Baleal Surfcamp is the answer. Secure your spot now for a week filled with waves, smiles, and memories that will last a lifetime.


🌊🤙 Your Family’s Surfing Adventure Awaits at Baleal Surfcamp!


  • Accommodation in private apartment located walking distance from the beach & our surf station and beach bar
  • Transfer from/back to Peniche bus terminal
  • Custom surf course for families
  • 1h30m surf class 2x day Monday to Friday
  • Surf equipment included

  • Video correction
  • 1 Carver Skateboard Session
  • Student/Instructor Ratio 3:1
  • Sports accident insurance
  • One Baleal Surf Camp T-shirt for each parent
  • Surf Factory Tour & Sightseeing around Peniche peninsula and to the famous medieval town of Óbidos.
  • Printed family photo with the team of surf instructors


Check our reviews on TripAdvisor from families that stayed with Baleal Surf Camp