Friday, 18 November 2016

GaySurfBrazil: o evento de surfe LGBT da América do Sul


Santa Catarina, no sul do Brasil, é conhecida por suas belas praias e clima ameno. Há muito tempo queridinha da comunidade LGBT sul-americana, nos últimos anos tornou-se um destino popular de férias para gays e lésbicas de todas as partes do mundo.


A Praia do Rosa, única baía do Brasil reconhecida como uma das 38 "Mais Belas Baías do Mundo", é famosa por suas ondas perfeitas, atmosfera descontraída, pousadas charmosas e ótimos restaurantes.


Graças ao formato de meia-lua da baía do Rosa, ela é considerada uma "Disneylândia" para os surfistas. Não importa a direção dos ventos ou das ondas, sempre há condições para o surfe. Os meses de inverno (junho-agosto) costumam trazer grandes ondas que atraem os surfistas profissionais, mas durante o ano todo a Praia do Rosa oferece ótimas condições para todos os níveis de habilidade.


Com este ambiente de surf fantástico vem um treinador de surf incrível, Capitão David. Sua escola de surf, fundada em 1995, é a mais antiga do Rosa. O Capitão, como é conhecido por seus mais de 15.000 estudantes / amigos, ensinou gerações de iniciantes e treinou alguns surfistas profissionais. Você vai aprender mais com o Capitão do em qualquer outra escola de surf!


Para surfistas mais experientes que não necessitam do básico, o Surf Camp oferecer as melhores ondas no Brasil com o acompanhamento de um surfista local e a expertise do Capitão para ajudar a melhorar seu desempenho.


Além do Surf Camp de cinco dias na Praia do Rosa, esta viagem também inclui uma estadia de duas noites em Florianópolis. A Ilha da Magia, ou "Floripa” para os íntimos, é conhecida por sua cultura de surf e por ser LGBT-friendly desde os anos 80.


Programa:

Sábado, 25 de março - Chegada em Florianópolis. Recepção no aeroporto e check-in na sua casa no Floripa Vacation Homes, em frente à Praia Mole, uma das melhores praias para surfar na Ilha e a praia mais gay ao sul de Ipanema. Tarde livre.
Jantar de boas-vindas. Opcional: tour da vida noturna GLS.

Domingo 26 de março - Café da manhã
Dia livre para desfrutar da praia (sede recente tanto do WQS e WCT) ou sessão de surfe com instrutor local (opcional- somente para intermediários e avançados).
À tarde: tour opcional da Ilha.

Segunda-feira, 27 de março 
09:00: Café da manhã e traslado para a Praia do Rosa. Check-in no Village Praia do Rosa. Lanche.
13:00: Início do Surf Camp: Introdução Surf para Iniciantes / Sessão de avaliação para experientes. Duração 3 horas.
17:30: Aula de ioga / sessão especial para alongar os músculos doloridos

Terça-feira, 28 de março
8h30: Café da manhã
10:00: Clínica de Surf seguida de Surf Session. Duração 4 horas.
14h30: almoço no Resort
Resto da tarde livre para relaxar na praia ou na piscina.

Quarta-feira, 29 de março

8h30: café da manhã
09:00 : Aula de Yoga / sessão à beira da praia
10:00: Clínica de Surf seguida por Surf Session. Duração 4 horas.
14h30: almoço no Resort
Resto da tarde livre para relaxar na praia ou junto à piscina.

Quinta-feira, 30 de março
8h30: Café da manhã
9h30: Partida para o Surfari de dia inteiro.
Exploraremos a costa sul de Santa Catarina buscando os melhores locais para a nossa sessão de surf. Se as condições forem boas, iremos até Farol de Santa Marta, uma vila de pescadores remota com um famoso farol e boas ondas. No caminho, você terá a chance de ver os famosos golfinhos de Laguna.

Sexta-feira, 31 de março
8h30: café da manhã
09:00: Aula de Yoga / sessão à beira da praia
10:00: Clínica de Surf seguida por Surf Session. Duração 4 horas.
14h30: almoço no Resort
Resto da tarde livre para relaxar na praia ou na piscina.

Sábado, 1 de Abril:
Café da manhã e check-out.
Opcional: sessão de surf aberta com membros locais de Gaysurfers.net
Tarde: traslado de volta ao aeroporto de Florianópolis para voos de regresso.

Custo por pessoa:
Quarto individual: R$ 4599,00
Quarto casal: R$ 4299,00

O pacote inclui:
• Todo o transporte desde/até o aeroporto de Florianópolis(FLN);
• Jantar de boas-vindas
• 2 noites de hospedagem em no Floripa Vacation Homes em Praia Mole, Florianópolis, com café da manhã (casa compartilhada, quartos privativos)
• 5 noites de alojamento no resort Village Praia do Rosa (casas compartilhadas, quartos privativos) com café da manhã e almoço
• 4 dias de Surf Camp com a Escola Capitão David na Praia do Rosa.
O Surf Camp consiste de aulas para iniciantes e intermediários, seguidas por uma clínica de surf com exercícios / práticas para melhores desempenhos auxiliados pela análise de vídeos filmados durante as aulas / sessões.
Surfistas experientes terão sessões "Surf com um Local" e a Clínica de Surf (4 horas diárias).

• 1 Surfari de dia inteiro com a Escola Capitão David;
• 3 Sessões de Yoga em grupo;
• Acompanhamento de guia bilíngue inglês/português

O pacote não inclui:
Voos, vistos, refeições não mencionadas, passeios e atividades opcionais, seguros, gorjetas, equipamento (exceto durante as aulas de surf).

** Extensões para o Rio, Iguazu ou outros destinos no Brasil disponíveis - entre em contato conosco para mais detalhes. **

Veja o video da edição de 2016.

Vagas limitadas- reserve já o seu lugar.

Click HERE for English itinerary.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

#GaySurfBrazil 2017- Book now

#GaySurfBrazil: LGBT Surf Camp 2017

25 March - 1 April, 2017 in Santa Catarina, Brazil


Santa Catarina, in South Brazil, is a hidden gem known for its gorgeous beaches and mild climate. Long appreciated by the local LGBT community, in recent years it has become a popular gay and lesbian vacation destination.


Praia do Rosa, the only bay in Brazil to be recognized as one of the 38 “Most Beautiful Bays in the World”, is famous for its perfect waves, laid-back atmosphere, rustic-chic guesthouses and great restaurants.

Thanks to the half-moon shape of the bay of Rosa, it is considered a “Disneyland” for surfers- you will always find great surfing there, no matter the direction of the winds or swells. Winter months (June-August) often bring major waves that lure the world’s pro-surfers, but year-round Praia do Rosa it offers great conditions for all levels of ability.

With this fantastic surfing environment also comes an amazing surf coach, Capitão David. His surf school, founded in 1995, is the oldest one in all of Rosa. The Captain, as he is known by his more than 15,000 student/friends, has taught generations of beginners and trained some serious surfers. You will definitely learn more with the Captain than you would at any other surf school! 
For more experienced surfers who don’t need the basics, this trip will offer you the best waves in Brazil with a friendly local, as well as the expertise of the Captain to help improve your performance.

On top of the 5-day surf camp, this trip also includes a 2-night stay in Florianopolis. Also known as “the Magic Island” or “Floripa", this island has been known for its surfing culture and LGBT-friendliness since the 80’s!

This will be a surfing holiday that you will never forget!



Program:

Saturday 25 March - Arrival in Florianopolis. Check in at your Town Home right in front of Praia Mole- one of the best beaches for surfing on the Island and the most LGBT-friendly beach south of Ipanema. Afternoon free.
Welcome Dinner. Optional G& L nightlife tour.

Sunday 26 March – Breakfast at your leisure
Day free to enjoy the beach (previous host to both WQS and WCT competitions). Optional afternoon tour of the Island.

Monday 27 March– Early breakfast then transfer to Praia do Rosa. Check-in at Village Praia do Rosa.

1:30 pm: Start of the Surf Camp: Surf Introduction for Beginners/ Evaluation session for experienced. Duration 3 hours.



5:30 pm: Yoga lesson/session to stretch those sore muscles

Tuesday 28 March
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf Clinic followed by Surf Session. Duration 4 hours.

2:30 pm: lunch at the Resort
Rest of the afternoon free for relaxation at the beach or by the pool.

Wednesday 29 March
8:30 am: breakfast
09:00 am Yoga lesson/session by the beach
10:00 am: Surf Clinic followed by Surf Session. Duration 4 hours.
2:30 pm: lunch at the Resort
Rest of the afternoon free for relaxation at the beach or by the pool.

Thursday 30 March
8:30 am: Breakfast
9:30 am:
Departure for a full-day Surfari.
We will explore the Southern Coast of Santa Catarina looking for the best spots for our Surf Session. If conditions are good we will go up to Farol de Santa Marta, a remote fishing village with a famous lighthouse and good waves. On the way there, you’ll have the chance to see the famous Laguna Dolphins.

Friday 31 March

8:30 am: breakfast
09:00 am Yoga lesson/session by the beach
10:00 am: Surf Clinic followed by Surf Session. Duration 4 hours.
2:30 pm: lunch at the Resort
Rest of the afternoon free for relaxation at the beach or by the pool.

Saturday 1 April:
Breakfast & Check Out.
Optional open surf session with invited local members of Gaysurfers.net
Afternoon transfer back to Florianopolis airport for return flights.

Cost per person:
Single room basis: US$ 1533.00
Double room basis: US$ 1434.00

Package includes:
·         All transfers starting/ending Florianopolis airport with English-speaking driver or guide
·         Welcome dinner
·         2 nights’ accommodation at a Town Home in Praia Mole, Florianopolis, with breakfast (shared house, private ensuite rooms)
·         5 nights’ accommodation at Village Praia do Rosa (shared houses, private ensuite rooms) with breakfast and lunch
·         4 days of Surf Camp with Capitão David School in Praia do Rosa.
o    Surf Camp consists of lessons for beginners and intermediates, followed by surf clinic with exercises/practice for better performances aided by analysis of videos filmed during lessons/sessions. Experienced surfers will have “Surf with a Local” Sessions and the Surf Clinic (4 hours daily).
·         1 full-day Surfari with Capitão David School;
·         3 Yoga Group Sessions
·         English-speaking Tour Leader

Package does not include:
Flights, Visas, meals not mentioned, optional tours, insurance, tips, equipment (except during surf lessons)

**Extensions to Rio, Iguazu or other destinations in Brazil available- please contact us for more details.**


Check out our Facebok page for more pictures and comments from previous editions.

Book now: limited spaces available.

Monday, 11 July 2016

#GaySurfBrazil 2016 on video- check it out!


Our #GaySurfBrazil  2016 was a lot of surf, fun, scenery, friendship and laughs!





#GaySurfBrazil2017 : 25 March to 1 April. Save the dates and join us!

Sunday, 31 January 2016

#GaySurfBrazil 2016: now with 10% off!

Thanks to the strength of the US Dollar against the Real,  our Surf Camp just became more affordable.

Join us from 30th April to 7th May  in the gorgeous beaches of Santa Catarina to learn or improve your surf amongst friends. The only LGBT-friendly Surf Camp in South America from US$ 971 per person.

Don´t miss a week of  Surf, Yoga & Friendship: book now!

Monday, 12 October 2015

#GaySurfBrazil: LGBT Surf Camp 2016


 #GaySurfBrazil: LGBT Surf Camp 2016

April 30- May 7, 2016 in Santa Catarina, Brazil


Santa Catarina, in South Brazil, is a hidden gem known for its gorgeous beaches and mild climate. Long appreciated by the local LGBT community, in recent years it has become a popular gay and lesbian vacation destination.

Praia do Rosa, the only bay in Brazil to be recognized as one of the 38 “Most Beautiful Bays in the World”, is famous for its perfect waves, laid-back atmosphere, rustic-chic guesthouses and great restaurants.

Thanks to the half-moon shape of the bay of Rosa, it is considered a “Disneyland” for surfers- you will always find great surfing there, no matter the direction of the winds or swells. Winter months (June-August) often bring major waves that lure the world’s pro-surfers, but year-round Praia do Rosa it offers great conditions for all levels of ability.

With this fantastic surfing environment also comes an amazing surf coach, Capitão David. His surf school, founded in 1995, is the oldest one in all of Rosa. The Captain, as he is known by his more than 15,000 student/friends, has taught generations of beginners and trained some serious surfers. You will definitely learn more with the Captain than you would at any other surf school!  For more experienced surfers who don’t need the basics, this trip will offer you the best waves in Brazil with a friendly local, as well as the expertise of the Captain to help improve your performance.

On top of the 5-day surf camp, this trip also includes a 2-night stay in Florianopolis. Also known as “the Magic Island” or “Floripa, this island has been known for its surfing culture and LGBT-friendliness since the 80’s!

This will be a holiday that you will never forget!



Program:
Saturday 30th April - Arrival in Florianopolis. Check in at your Town Home right in front of Praia Mole- one of the best beaches for surfing on the Island and the most LGBT-friendly beach south of Ipanema. Afternoon free.
Welcome Dinner. Optional G& L nightlife tour.

Sunday 1st May – Breakfast at your leisure
Day free to enjoy the beach (previous host to both WQS and WCT competitions). Optional afternoon tour of the Island.

Monday 2nd May– Early breakfast then transfer to Praia do Rosa. Check-in at your accommodation.
2 pm: Start of the Surf Camp: Surf Introduction for Beginners/ Evaluation session for experienced. Duration 3 hours.
6:30 pm: Yoga lesson

Tuesday 3rd May
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
Rest of the afternoon free for relaxation at the beach or by the pool.

Wednesday 4th May.
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
6:30 pm: Yoga lesson

Thursday 5th May
8:30 am:
Breakfast
9:30 am:
Departure for a full-day Surfari.
We will explore the Southern Coast of Santa Catarina looking for the best spots for our Surf Session. If conditions are good we will go up to Farol de Santa Marta, a remote fishing village with a famous lighthouse and good waves. On the way there, you’ll have the chance to see the famous Laguna Dolphins.

Friday 6th May.
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
7 pm: Caipirinha Workshop, Sundowners and Farewell Dinner

Saturday 7th May:
Breakfast & Check Out. Transfer back to Florianopolis airport for return flights.
Cost per person:
Single room basis: US$ 1477.00
Twin room basis: US$ 1221.00
Double room basis: US$ 1079.00

Package includes:
·         All transfers starting/ending Florianopolis airport with English-speaking driver or guide
·         2 nights’ accommodation at a Town Home in Praia Mole, Florianopolis, with breakfast (shared house, private ensuite rooms)
·         5 nights’ accommodation in Praia do Rosa (private ensuite rooms) with breakfast
·         4 days of Surf Camp with Capitão David School in Praia do Rosa.
o    Surf Camp consists of lessons for beginners and intermediates, followed by surf clinic with exercises/practice for better performances aided by analysis of videos filmed during lessons/sessions. Experienced surfers will have “Surf with a Local” Sessions and the Surf Clinic (4 hours daily).
·         1 full-day Surfari with Capitão David School;
·         1 DVD with photos/videos of your session
·         2 Yoga Group Sessions
·         2 dinners
·         English-speaking Tour Leader

Package does not include:
Flights, Visas, meals not mentioned, optional tours, insurance, tips, equipment (except during surf lessons)
**Extensions to Rio, Iguazu or other destinations in Brazil available- please contact us for more details.**

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

2016 Dates!

Our 2016 dates are:

LGBT-mixed Spring Surf Camp= 30th April- 7th May 

Surf , Yoga & Whales Camp (Women only) = 15th - 22nd October

Programs will be up soon. Put down in your calendars now!

Contact us for more details.

Friday, 9 January 2015

#GaySurfBrazil: Women’s Surf Camp- Santa Catarina, May 2015

Santa Catarina, in South Brazil, is a hidden gem known for its gorgeous beaches and mild climate. Long appreciated by the local LGBT community, in recent years it has become a popular gay and lesbian vacation destination.

Praia do Rosa, the only bay in Brazil to be recognized as one of the 38 “Most Beautiful Bays in the World”, is famous for its perfect waves, laid-back atmosphere, rustic-chic guesthouses and great restaurants.
Thanks to the half-moon shape of the bay of Rosa, it is considered a “Disneyland” for surfers- you will always find great surfing there, no matter the direction of the winds or swells. Winter months (June-August) often bring major waves that lure the world’s pro-surfers, but year-round Praia do Rosa it offers great conditions for all levels of ability.
With this fantastic surfing environment also comes an amazing surf coach, Capitão David. His surf school, founded in 1995, is the oldest one in all of Rosa. The Captain, as he is known by his more than 15,000 student/friends, has taught generations of beginners and trained some serious surfers. You will definitely learn more with the Captain than you would at any other surf school!  
For more experienced surfers who don’t need the basics, this trip will offer you the best waves in Brazil with a friendly local, as well as the expertise of the Captain to help improve your performance.
On top of the 5-day surf camp, this trip also includes a 2-night stay in Florianopolis. Also known as “the Magic Island” or “Floripa, this island has been known for its surfing culture and LGBT-friendliness since the 80’s!
This will be a surfing holiday that you will never forget!
Program:
Saturday 9th May - Arrival in Florianopolis. Check in at your Town Home right in front of Praia Mole- one of the best beaches for surfing on the Island and the most LGBT-friendly beach south of Ipanema. Afternoon free.
Welcome Dinner. Optional G& L nightlife tour.
Sunday 10th May – Breakfast at your leisure
Day free to enjoy the beach (previous host to both WQS and WCT competitions). Optional afternoon tour of the Island.

Monday 11th May– Early breakfast then transfer to Praia do Rosa. Check-in at Pousada Casa do Ceo.
2 pm: Start of the Surf Camp: Surf Introduction for Beginners/ Evaluation session for experienced. Duration 3 hours.
6:30 pm: Yoga lesson

Tuesday 12th May
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
Rest of the afternoon free for relaxation at the beach or by the pool.

Wednesday 13th May.
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
6:30 pm: Yoga lesson
Thursday 14th May
8:30 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: Departure for a full-day Surfari.
We will explore the Southern Coast of Santa Catarina looking for the best spots for our Surf Session. If conditions are good we will go up to Farol de Santa Marta, a remote fishing village with a famous lighthouse and good waves. On the way there, you’ll have the chance to see the famous Laguna Dolphins.

Friday 15th May.
8:30 am: Breakfast
10 am: Surf session & Clinic. Duration 4 hours.
7 pm: Caipirinha Workshop, Sundowners and Farewell Dinner

Saturday16th May:
Breakfast & Check Out. Transfer back to Florianopolis airport for return flights.

Cost per person:
Single room basis: US$ 1799.00
Twin room basis: US$ 1469.00
Double room basis: US$ 1299.00
Package includes:
  • All transfers starting/ending Florianopolis airport with English-speaking driver or guide
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at a Town Home in Praia Mole, Florianopolis, with breakfast (shared house, private ensuite rooms)
  • 5 nights’ accommodation at the charming Pousada Casa do Ceo in Praia do Rosa (private ensuite rooms) with breakfast
  • 4 days of Surf Camp with Capitão David School in Praia do Rosa.
    • Surf Camp consists of lessons for beginners and intermediates, followed by surf clinic with exercises/practice for better performances aided by analysis of videos filmed during lessons/sessions. Experienced surfers will have “Surf with a Local” Sessions and the Surf Clinic (4 hours daily).
  • 1 full-day Surfari with Capitão David School;
  • 1 DVD with photos/videos of your session
  • 2 Yoga Group Sessions
  • 2 dinners
  • English-speaking Tour Leader

Package does not include:
Flights, Visas, meals not mentioned, optional tours, insurance, tips, equipment (except during surf lessons)
**Extensions to Rio, Iguazu or other destinations in Brazil available- please contact us for more details.**