Location

ElementFish surf camp

The ElementFish surfcamp is located in between our kitesurfing and surfing spots on the Ofir peninsula, 30 min north of Porto. Only we offer surfing, kiting and stand-up paddle surfing - all right on the doorstep.

Meet the team

(in order of appearance)
Mark Hummel - Founder

Mark

The captain (surf & kite instructor)
Kay

Kay

1st officer (kitesurf supervisor)

Vicky - physio therapists and horse whisperer

Vicky

Physio therapists and horse whisperer

Sebn

Surf instructor

Simon - SUP supervisor + surf instructor

Simon

SUP supervisor + surf- and kite instructor

Michi - surf supervisor

Michi

Surf programme supervisor

Martin - kitesurf instructor

Martin

Kitesurf instructor

Luis - kitesurf instructor

Louis

Kitesurf instructor

Tobi

Guest manager & bar

Bianca

Guest manager & bar

Anna

Yoga teacher and vegetarian cuisine

Location

Our camp is situated in the dunes of Ofir natural park – approx. 30 minutes north of Porto. Just behind the camp is the estuary of the Rio Cavado, which we use for kite and SUP training. In front of the camp is the Atlantic Ocean with our surfing beaches.
The unique location of the camp in the middle of the dunes offers the ideal conditions for a 100 % relaxing surfing holiday.

Address

ElementFish Lda.
Caminho Padre Manuel de Sá Pereira
4740 Fào / Esposende
Portugal

The ElementFish surfcamp

Surfing and kitesurfing spots around the ElementFish surfcamp , Portugal

The rooms

Our camp provides bright and friendly twin and multi-room bed rooms, as well as a bungalow well suited for small families.

  • 4x twin rooms (shared bath/WC for each two twin rooms)
  • 1x 4-bed room (with bath/WC)
  • 1x 6-bed room (with bath/WC)
  • extra bed possible on request

The camp

  • Fantastic location directly between the surfing beach and the kitesurfing lagoon
  • All surf, kite and SUP spots within walking distance
  • Free use of surfboards and neoprene wetsuits 24/7
  • Swimming pool
  • Skateboard ramp
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bright, pleasant double and multi-bed rooms
  • Delicious breakfasts
  • Large terrace with BBQ and pizza oven
  • Table tennis table and table football
  • 2,500 m2 garden with views over the Ofir lagoon
  • The FishBar serves both hot & cold drinks as well as the finest Portuguese wine
Yoga classes at ElementFish surfcamp, Portugal

Yoga & other activities

Yoga at the camp

We teach yoga twice a day in our surfcamp, surrounded by dunes, with a view of the lagoon or the Atlantic and a fresh sea breeze. You will learn the traditional style of Hatha Yoga under the guidance of our trained yoga instructor Kayla, gently strengthening and becoming aware of your mind and body. (Easy booking on site – or in advance when you book your course.)

 

Physiotherapy massages

Our physiotherapist Viki offers sports and relaxation massages. She will soothe your tired muscles are ensure you are ready for your next surfing or kitesurfing session. (Easy booking on site)

Horse riding

We can organise horse riding on the beach for you on request. (Simply ask on arrival.)

Food & drink

Our kitchen crews prepare a delicious daily breakfast buffet, packed lunches and a two-course evening menu for our guests – including vegetarian options.

Breakfast buffet

Every day we prepare our legendary breakfast buffet with fresh rolls, jam, Nutella, honey, cheese, cold meats, fresh tomato mozzarella platter, eggs or scrambled eggs, cereal, fruit, fruit salad, juice, tea, latte macchiato and coffee.

Use of the kitchen

Please note: the kitchen in the camp is reserved for our team and cannot be used by guests.

Dinner menus

  • Saturday: ourl legendary Welcome BBQ
  • Sunday: Pizza with great sunset view over the Atlantic ocean
  • Wednesday: we eat out at the best fish & seafood restaurant in the area: the Cabana!
  • Once a week we heat-up our stone-oven and make pizza - get creative...
  • Twice BBQ at the terasse (surf and turf)

The FishBar

Our small but sweet bar is open daily from 9.30 am until midnight. The bar serves snacks, fresh coffee, beer, wine and cold drinks.

Eating out

You can reach the restaurants of Ofir on foot, where you can order a fresh sea bream from the grill for about €15 and a bottle of Vinho Verde to complement it from approx. €7. There is usually a “prato de dia” lunch dish with fish or meat and soup.

Price list (accommodation only)

Accomodation is included in our kitesurfing, surfing and SUP camp packages. You may only book accommodation and once your're here descide which if you want to take part in one of our surfing or yoga classes.
Pre-season High season Post-season
until 28.5 from 28.5 until 8.10 from 8.10
from 245€ (per week) from 340€ (per week) from 320€ (per week)

How to get here

Pickup from Porto airport (OPO)

We can pick you up at the Porto airport (OPO). From here our camp is just about a 30 minutes ride away.

Price: 45€ per person (return trip)

From Porto city center (public transport)

Take the Metro to Pòvoa de Varzim. Continue by bus direction Viana Do Castelo and jump off in Esposende. We can pick you up there. Just give as a call in advance.