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ABOUT

Hi everybody,
Luhu Surf Co is a local surf camp & school that is owned and managed by two local friends, Luis and Hugo. The camp is located in the Northern Portugal, right in front of the beach and only 30 minutes from Oporto Airport.
We are in the North Coast Natural Park that stretches over 16 km of beautiful coast with plenty of surf spots with exceptional waves. We know them all and understand how they work, so you couldn’t find yourself in better hands!
Our team is relaxed, fun and passionate about what we do. Our main goal is to ensure you spend the most time in the water, improving your surfing skills.

We can’t wait to share our surfing knowledge with you.
Luís and Hugo

MEET THE TEAM

The Luhu team has some of the most dedicated, passionate and qualified coaches you can find in the North Coast Natural Park. We are all certified, experienced instructors and surfers with a great knowledge of the surfing locations in this area. This local knowledge will help beginners build confidence and a love for the sport, while also able to help intermediate and more advanced surfers further develop their skills.
Learn more about this spectacular group of people who share their passion for surfing with each of their guests all year long. You can find their full bios here or pass by and say hello!

LUIS

Owner and Head Surf Coach

Hi,

I’m Luis, a 24 year old certified instructor. I’m a local surfer, surfing has always been a large part of my life. I used to compete, however my passion is free surf and travelling around the world with my surfboard, discovering new, exciting waves.
I have a university degree in Tourism. My dream is to open a surf-camp to share with others this fantastic lifestyle.
Hugo and I, share a deep knowledge about the many surf spots in the north of Portugal. We have spent many years travelling together in search of the perfect  swell and wind conditions for each beach.
With our knowledge and experience in the ocean, we’re gonna do everything to make your surf holiday unforgettable.

Surfspot: Aguçadoura

Surfer: Bobby Martinez

Food: Local portuguese food

Band: Tribe Called Quest

Best trip: São Tomé e Principe

Advice for new surfers: Keep the fins away from you!!

HUGO

Owner and Host | Surf Coach

Hi,

I’m a local surfer that began regular surfing at the age of 13. In my student days, on my free time, I was always on the water or out looking for waves.
After working for a few big companies in Health & Safety, I decided to follow my passion of teaching surfing. So, I quit the nine-to-five job and began giving lessons, full time, in a local surf school. Here I developed the skills to teach surfing and I later graduated as a certified surf instructor. After this point, I decided to create the Luhu Surf Co. with my friend Luis.
My local knowledge, surf and teaching experience  will be perfect for you to start surfing or to further develop your skills.

 

 

Surf spot: Aguçadoura

Surfer: Nathan Fletcher

Food: Sushi

Band: The Slackers

Best trip: Indonesia

Advice for new surfers: Surfing is all about having fun, so… just have fun 🙂

NORTH COAST

EXPLORING THE AREA

The North Coast Natural Park is one of the thirteen natural parks of Portugal, it encompasses the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in the municipality of Esposende, half an hour by car, north from the city of Oporto. The park, with a 16km coastline, was created to preserve the dunes and the wildlife between the mouth of the river Neiva and the Village of Apulia – where we are.

This piece of coastline is formed by extensive sandy beaches, dunes and pinewoods, with many surf spots, most of them are beach breaks and some point breaks as well as reef-breaks.

The area is also known for great food. Most of the restaurants here continue to offer the best of the traditional Portuguese cuisine with several customary dishes of the region made of fresh fish, meat and delicious pastries – with a very friendly price!