Imagine the best surfspots with all the means for the best surf sessions, well, now it's real!
The surfers will have the logistics handled plus all the tools they need during the entire stay,
they'll only need to enjoy the best surf experience, simple as that.
We don't offer a B&B, a suite with sea view or just a cool feeling/lifestyle, it's the real deal,
the surf ecosystem (idols, fans, brands) the whole experience in one place.
Our value proposition offers 4 integrated solutions for 4 core targets, Soul Surfers, Pro-Surfers, Big Wave Riders and Non Surfers. The Rooms and services associated are tailor made accordingly, even named and sponsored by the best surfers and surf brands. It's a unique place, with unique offers.
SOUL SURFER PRO-SURFER BIG WAVE RIDER FUTURE SURFER
What crucial problems does Tourism in Portugal face today? Specially in niche markets, like water sports, or more specifically Surfing?
Problem #1 We have the natural resources but not the ecosystem
Problem #2 Seasonality
Problem #3 Sustainability and Differentiation, specially in Hospitality, high added value propositions
What can we do? Solutions? It's hard, it must be innovative, unique, a high value proposition.....We have one, The Surfhotel!!!
Solution #1 Involving all the interested parties (STAKEHOLDERS)
Solution #2 We have all kind of waves, all year in a short radius
Solution #3 This isn't for mass tourism, it's a niche with a huge growth potential, underrated in Portugal, with high added value
Around 8.000 square meters of construction, 40 bedrooms prepared for expansion and an investment between 7-10 million euros.
70% PORTUGAL 2020
How much does a wave values?
More than 2.000 tourists per week or around 100.000 tourists a year. But the more interesting part is that studies report that surf can bring something like 3 million new tourists every year to Portugal.
How much does that tourist is worth?
They can stay up to a week and spend around 1.000€ in equipment, lessons and transportation.
What's the surf's weight in Portugal's economy?
Today's more than 300 million € (0,2% of Portuguese GDP), tomorrow it can worth up to 3 billion euros € (2% of Portuguese GDP).
Where does those tourists came from? Potentially?
90% of the young europeans that want to learn how to surf are from Germany, and Germany is only constantly in our Top 3 Main Inbound Markets.
Founder & CEO
Former Professional Surfer, passionate surfer with a degree in Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Integrated Brand Management and Hospitality Management.
Experienced traveler with a 2 side vision, provider and user, with the ability to fulfill the gaps, plus a full macroeconomic vision and understanding of the tourism industry in Portugal.
Co-Founder & Architect
Relevant experience in architecture and "surf wife curse", helping to bring a life form to the project by the best design to accommodate surfing needs.