A Family Surf Trip from Porto to Caminha

If you’re looking for an exciting family adventure that combines the beauty of Northern Portugal’s coastline with the thrill of surfing, look no further than a surf trip from Porto to Caminha. In this blog post, we’ll show you how you can catch some waves at the most famous surf spots in the region and make memories with your loved ones. And the best part? Varzinn Family Hotel is the perfect place to stay during your surf trip, with its proximity to some of the best surf spots in Porto, Matosinhos, Leça, Vila do Conde, Póvoa, Viana do Castelo, and Moledo.

Family Values at Varzinn

At Varzinn, we believe that family time is the best time. That’s why we’ve designed our hotel to cater to families, with spacious rooms, child-friendly amenities, and a range of activities to keep both parents and children entertained. Whether you’re looking to relax by the garden, explore the town, or catch some waves at the beach, Varzinn has something for everyone.
Surf in Matosinhos

Surf Spots in Porto and Matosinhos

Porto and Matosinhos are known for their world-class surf spots.
Here are some of the most famous ones:

Praia do Cabedelo: Just across the river from Porto, Praia do Cabedelo is a long sandy beach with consistent waves that are perfect for beginners and intermediate surfers.

Matosinhos Beach: Matosinhos Beach is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. With its long stretch of sand and reliable waves, it’s a great spot for both beginners and more experienced surfers.

Surf in Azurara

Surf Spots in Vila do Conde and Póvoa

Further up the coast, Vila do Conde and Póvoa are home to some great surf spots too.
Here are a couple of them:

Praia da Azurara: Praia da Azurara is a long, wide beach with excellent waves for all levels. Its shallow waters make it a good option for families with younger children too.

Praia da Fragosa: Praia da Fragosa is a secluded beach that’s known for its big waves and strong currents. It’s recommended for experienced surfers only.

Surf Spots in Viana do Castelo and Moledo

Viana do Castelo and Moledo are two of the most popular surf spots in Northern Portugal. Here are some of the best:

Praia do Cabedelo: Not to be confused with the one in Porto, Praia do Cabedelo in Viana do Castelo is a stunning beach with consistent waves and great conditions for surfers of all levels.

Moledo Beach: Moledo Beach is one of the most famous surf spots in Portugal. Its big waves and strong currents make it a popular destination for experienced surfers.


Renting a Van for Your Family Surf Trip

If you’re planning a family surf trip from Porto to Caminha, renting a van can be a great way to make the journey more comfortable and convenient. At Varzinn Family Hotel, we offer van rental services for our guests, so you can easily transport your surfboards, gear, and family to the best surf spots in the region. Our vans are spacious and well-equipped, with plenty of room for luggage and all your surfing essentials. And the best part? You won’t have to worry about parking, navigation, or public transportation. Just hop in your van and hit the road for an unforgettable family adventure!!!

As you can see, a family surf trip from Porto to Caminha is an unforgettable adventure that’s perfect for families of all ages. And with Varzinn Family Hotel as your home base, you’ll have easy access to the best surf spots in the region. Book your family-friendly surf trip today and make unforgettable memories in Northern Portugal.


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