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Maceda Surf Hostel

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

10 days of pure happiness. Upon our arrival we were greeted with nothing but hospitality. Laughter and stories about Portugal gave our evening a delightful atmosphere. And when it came to teaching how to surf, joăo knows his game. Truly one of the best surf teachers I ve gotten to know - by far. I ll be back.

Thank Ulysses W
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

Comfortable and homey. More like a communal house than hostel. Quick ride to the beach to surf and close to Porto too. JD keeps it clean and all amenities are well supplied. Lots of group dinners, surf movie nights, and good times. I'll be back!

Thank ericsylvester
Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2014

The atmosphere at this place was very relaxed, it's low key and friendly - just what I was looking for. The owner Joao picked me up from the train station. He's really friendly and helpful, took us to the beach, the supermarket ... nothing was a problem. The location is quiet but not too far from Porto. The beach is...

Thank Guyguyguy1
João Diogo P, Proprietário at Maceda Surf Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Guy Im happy you have a good time here in Maceda thank you Hope to see you again on waves surfing cheers João diogo

Gotham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

The atmospher is calm an relaxing, the tube ( the backyard bungalow ) is confortable with everything you need inside and you can listen to the ocean's sound coming from the wood before falling a sleep. The familiy run the hostel is so warm and has a great ospitality.

Thank Maestro S
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I came alone and stayed one week and i really enjoyed it!! Peaceful hostel but if u look for party it's not far away and really nice surfing conditions for beginners and more advanced. Staff is really nice and friendly and you can see they are running this place with love. I recommend to all who love surfing life :-)...

Thank IidaSir
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I spent 1 happy day there,having the first in my life surf lesson. I could only recomend this hostel and people, which are working there. The location is not that far from the city and you also have a nice chance to enjoy wild beaches of Portugal and relaxing Atmosphere.

Thank gogoJulie
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We had a great time at Sofia and João's place. It's very comfortable and welcoming. Close to the beach and beautiful untouched nature is all around. We will come back in the summer to try out some surfing for sure!!

Thank kaiser_sara
Reviewed 9 December 2012

The place is very nice and clean. The owner is very professional and friendly. I think it is the best place to learning surf. The location is in the natural reserve, perfect to relax himself but not far from the Porto for nightlife.

Thank franzzz82

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maceda surfcamp is a warm and friendly surfcamp that welcomes travellers from all over the world. Guests can relax in our chill out room complete with comfy sofas and a library or catch up with friends and family in the internet, Wi.fi access is available throughout the property. The surfcamp is a ground floor house, it has a gorgeous garden with lots of fruit trees where you can relax after a surf session, have a cold shower in a hot day or simply read a good book. Maceda is a surf destination for surfers outside and inside of Europe. North Portugal surfing offers a great variety of swell sizes and waves which make it an ideal surfing hotspot for surfers of all levels - Destination 360. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maceda Surf Hostel

Address: Rua da Charneca 647 | Maceda, Ovar 3885-722, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Aveiro District > Ovar
Price Range: €18 - €22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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