Algarve Surf

You can find surf in the Algarve year round, 360 days per year. Perhaps the waves are not always perfect, but they are there! For this reason it’s one of the most popular European surf destinations. Of course, the warm, sunny weather, stunning surroundings, friendly Portuguese locals and amazing food help as well.

The Algarve surf beaches are spread out over the south and west coast and navigating them can be tricky. Some people drive around all day but never arrive at the right spot, at the right time because they don’t have any local knowledge.

And that is where we come in.


According the situation with COVID-19 we have temporarely stopped our activities until things calm down. Lets be safe now for a better tomorrow. 
We will be happy to reschedule all the bookings for the upcoming weeks. As soon as it is responsible and safe to go out again we will be the first to share our stoke and passion with you again. Until that time: stay safe and stay positive!

Book your guided surf adventure now for after the corona crisis!!

Surf Guide Algarve

Surf Guide Algarve is founded by Niels Labruijère. He moved to the Algarve a few years back with three goals: surfing, surfing and more surfing. He paddles out almost every day of the year and knows the Algarve inside out. Now he is here to help other surfers find their way and be at the right place, at the right time.

Surf Guide Algarve – online platform

So there you are, your rental car is booked, you’ve managed to squeeze your board inside it and you downloaded Windguru and Magicseaweed to your phone. Time to go, but where? We have created pages for all the main surf beaches between Lagos and Aljezur to give you an idea of what to expect at which beach. You’ll still need to work out some things for yourself, because not everyone likes the same type of waves of course. But this will help you on you explorations for sure. Just go to ‘Algarve Surf’ in our menu and choose from our list of surf towns and beaches.

Surf Guide Algarve – guiding

Do you want to know for sure that you will find the best spot on your surf day and for your level? Book guiding with Niels and sit back and relax. Niels will take a maximum of three persons to the beach that is best for you for that given day. He’ll be able to tell you where to sit and what (or who?) to avoid. Book half days or full days on the go and if needed, Surf Guide Algarve will hook you up with boards and wetsuits as well.

Go to our guiding page for all the details. Please note, Surf Guide Algarve will only guide surfers who are able to surf independently.

Surf, Eat, Sleep, Repeat!

Surf, eat, sleep, repeat. Four words so simple and true. When the surf part has been taken care of, it is time to start to worry about what to eat and we try refuel ourselves only with the best goods available. At Surf Guide Algarve, we like to treat our bodies with the right sort of energy that you need after a long session in the ocean. Think fresh natural goods and carbs & proteins to restore the energy. And with a bit of luck we get our hands on some local specialties like Pastel de Nata – to reward ourselves for the hard work 😉

We roam the Saturday market for the best fruits, love to offer you our home made hummus or other dips and of course will have a selection of good meats and cheeses to choose from. Is your stomach rumbling yet? Book the Surf Guide Algarve plus package and we’ll throw in the lunch for free!