We are the closest surf camp to the Luz beach, Luz bars and restaurants. We provide a top customized service and our location gives you the possibility of discovering the Portuguese way of life just by walking around.
What is Future Surfing School?
Future Surfing School is an experienced and completely certified surf school with instructors that have a great pleasure in teaching. It is managed by two experienced teachers and surfers (one of them was the Portuguese Champion in 2001 and Top European surfer for some years).
Cancelation Policy of surf lessons
if after the payment is done ( reservation or total payment ) you cancel the booking and we are still more then one month away from the first hotel night or surf lesson, then we´ll refund you with 90% of the total amount paid, if we are between 3 weeks and one week from the first hotel night or surf lesson we´ll refund you with 50% of the total amount, if the cancellation takes place less than one week from the first hotel night or surf lesson we are sorry but we´ll not be able to refund you at all.
Is there a specified weekday for arrival and on which day will the surf course begin?
No, but if you are going for week package we encourage the arrival on Sunday to start the surf course on Monday.
What is the check-in and check-out time?
Check-in time is after 3pm and check-out time is before 11am.
How and when do I pay my holidays?
We ask you to pay a 20% deposit when you book. The rest you can easily pay after arrival in cash or by card, but the last one has a 2,75% surcharge.
Do I have to bring towels and bedding?
You only need to bring beach towels, we will provide you with bath towels and bedding.
Is it possible to eat vegi, vegan or gluten-free?
Yes! It is no problem at all! vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diet is possible but we have to charge a little extra for that. Please be sure to tell us in advanced if you have any food allergies or intolerances.
Which airport is closest to the camp?
Faro airport is about a 50 minutes drive from our camp. Apart from Faro, you can get cheap flights to Lisbon and Seville, both of which are approx. 300 km away.
How do I get to the camp?
From Faro you can either take the train or the bus to Lagos and then the local bus to Luz, or if you prefer you can ask us about airport transfers.
How will the surf course work?
In general, you and your surf instructors will leave after breakfast and drive to the best beach for the prevailing conditions (waves, wind, etc.). You will receive 3-4 hours of surf coaching plus extra time on the beach, and will be brought back to the camp in the afternoon/evening. If you decide not to go one day to the course you need you tell in advance otherwise you loose that day.
Can I also use the equipment outside of the surf lessons?
You may use the equipment for as long as there is a surf instructor on the beach with you. However, you will not be allowed to use the equipment independently after the course.
Are your courses for beginners and people who have never surfed before?
The courses are meant for two specific publics: (1) for people that never had a surfing lesson or just had a short experience in surfing so far – beginners level; (2), for intermediate level surfers that already have the basic knowledge of surfing and are looking forward to improving skills in paddling out, choosing/catching waves by themselves and develop the basic maneuvers such as trimming, cut-back, floaters…
Are there any prerequisites for the surf course participation?
We accept students of both sexes and any age, provided they know how to swim. We would appreciate that you inform us about any restrictions due to health conditions that you may have.
Can I bring my own surfboard and wetsuit?
We provide you with top quality softtop surfboards or hard normal surfboard if you are an experienced surfer, however if you want to further improve your surfing skills, we say go for it! Please check with airlines as some companies are not surfboard friendly and charge an additional tax.
What happens in the case of a cancellation?
If after the down payment is made (reservation) you cancel the booking and we are still more than two months away from the first night at the surf camp, then we´ll refund you with 75% of the total amount paid. If we are a month away of the first night at the surf camp we´ll refund you with 50% of the amount paid. If the cancellation takes place less than a month from the first camp night or surf lesson we are sorry but we´ll not be able to refund you at all.