About Papaya Surf Camps

The story of Papaya Surf Camps in Portugal begins in the very end of Europe, somewhere by the ocean. We deeply believe our home is an incredible world to be introduced to and one of the most magical places to experience local life, enjoy the simplicity and the beauty of nature. The purpose of our surf agency is to share this joy and invite you to experience it with us.



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Rui Ribeiro

Local from Cascais. For many years lived in Brazil where he gained experience working in the tourism industry and hotel management. Years of experience and passion naturally turned into a business when going back to his hometown.

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Ada Kusmierek

Polish girl fascinated by Portugal, living in Cascais. Experienced in working in tourism, as well as sales and marketing areas. Spreading love for anything that Portuguese!

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José Silva

A local from Cascais who has been passionate about surfing and bodyboarding for years. Happily combining passion with work. Most often you can find him at the nearby savage Guincho Beach.



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We are a group of local people who have been passionate about surfing and tourism for years. It was a natural step for us to turn our two greatest passions into business an open Papaya surf camps in Portugal. Our team consists of locals who grew up by the ocean as well as previously foreigners, who have consciously made Portugal being their home. However, we all share an irresistible desire to experience this extraordinary place and share the joy of living Portuguese local life.

Papaya Team