• What types of rooms can I book?

We have available private double rooms, family rooms for 3 or 4 people and dorms.

  • Can I buy a surfcamp package and stay in a private room?

Yes. We apply an extra fee to the  surfcamp package  that you choose. Please contact us for more information.

  • Do I have to bring sheets and towels?

No. We provide all the linen, towels and blankets.

  • Is there any kitchen I can use?

Yes. Freesurf Camp & Hostel has a fully equipped kitchen for guest use.

  • Is breakfast included?

It depends on whether you chose this option when you are booking with us.


  • Are all instructors accredited?

Yes. All our surf instructors are certified.

  • Is there any insurance if I get hurt in a surf lesson?

Yes. At Freesurf Camp & Hostel all our surf students are covered buy insurance..

  • Is the surfing equipment included?

Yes, wetsuit and surfboard.

  • Is there a minimum number of people for the surf lessons?

No. However,  the price may differ according to the number of people.

  • Can I have a private lessons?

Yes.  Contact us for more information.

  • Do I have to arrive on a specific day of the week?

No.  You can arrive on any day of your preference.

  • Can I book a surf lesson for the same day?

Yes, however you should always check if there is availability as soon as possible.

  • Are the surf classes only on weekdays?

No. We can also provide surf classes at the weekend.

  • Is there a minimum or maximum age to be able to take a surf lesson?

No. However children under 12 years of age must take private lessons for security reasons.

All minors need parental consent.

  • Do the surfcamp packages include only one surf lesson per day?

No. Standard surfcamp packages include two surfclasses per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. However, we can  addapt  the packages to your preferences.

  • Can I use the surf equipment after the surf lessons?

Yes. If you choose to do that, please mind  that the surf equipment is your responsibility.

  • Are all the meals included?

No. You can choose between having breakfast included or not. Besides that, we can also provide other meals for larger groups.


  • What is the easiest way to get there?

The easiest way to arrive at Freesurf Camp & Hostel is by car.  The public transportation in Peniche area is insuficient so we recommend you to rent a car, if possible.

  • How do I get there buy car?

From Lisbon airport, you should take the A8 freeway towards Leiria. When in A8, take the exit to Peniche - IP6.

When in Peniche, take the road to Ferrel, passing Baleal beach. We are on nº 61-A, Cataló street, Ferrel.

  • How do I get there buy bus?

Catch the bus to Peniche on Sete Rios Station (metro blue line).

  • Is it possible to pick me up at the airport?

Yes. We can arrange it for an extra fee.

  • Is it possible to pick me up at Peniche bus station?

Yes. Please tell us with a few days in advance.


  • Is there a hospital nearby?

Yes. There is a Hospital in Peniche.

  • Is there a pharmacy nearby?

Yes. There is one pharmacy in Ferrel and three more in Peniche.

  • What should I bring with me?

Do not forget to bring a bathing suit to wear underneath the wetsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses, beach towel and warm clothes.

Peniche nights can be quite cold.

  • Is it safe to leave my belongings in the car?

We strongly advise you not to leave valuable assets visible from the outside in the car. Especially if the car you rented has a rent a car sticker.

  • Where is the nearest ATM?

There  is one ATM in Ferrel. Several more in Peniche.


  • How can I book?

For accommodation only, you can book directly through the website. For surcamp packages, please contact us to booking@freesurfcampandhostel.com.

  • Can I have a discount?

Discounts may apply taking into account the number of people or the number of nights. Contact us to booking@freesurfcampandhostel.com to check this possibility.

  • Can I change the dates after I booked?

Yes, however you must inform us at least 15 days in advance. This possibility is always subject to  availability.

  • Do I have to pay any amount when I book?

Yes. We require a non-refundable 30% deposit.

  • When do I have to pay the full amount?

At check-in.

  • How can I pay the deposit?

The deposit is paid by bank transfer or credit card.


  • Can your facilities be reserved for groups other than surfcamp?

Yes. We can also provide other services. For example, yoga classes.

  • Are there any restaurants and bars nearby?

Yes. From Pizza, hamburgers, fish, meat, chicken,  you have several choices in Ferrel, Baleal and Peniche.

  • Are there any surfshops nearby?

There are several shops in  baleal, including Freesurf Shop, where all our customers have a 10% discount (except technical material).

  • Are there any supermarkets nearby?

There are several grocery stores in Ferrel and one supermarket in Baleal. All other big supermarkets are located  in Peniche.

  • Do I need a car to get around?

No. However Peniche and the surroundings does not have a public transportation system very developed, therefore it is much more comfortable to get around by car.

  • Can I rent a bike?

Freesurf Camp & Hostel has bicycles available for all guests.

  • Do the facilities have internet access?


Any other questions, we are happy to help. Contact us to booking@freesurfcamppandhostel.com !

Call us now to book


+351 262 381 799


Rua do Cataló nº 61-A

2520-141, Ferrel , Peniche

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*This Establishment is resgistered by number 16645/AL according to Portuguese Law.

Peniche - Portugal

N 39º 22.085´, W 9º 19.068´