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Our mission

To be a luxury brand whose incredible family of associates puts the soul in hospitality every day. The needs of our guests, associates and owners are in the forefront of everything we do. Through authenticity and innovation, we create unique memorable experiences.

In 2004, former Bahian professional surfer Beto Dias opened Bahia Surf Camp from the love for surfing and healthy life’s style, developed the project to welcome, accommodate and teach people to surf technical properly, all in a heavenly, safe and regulated environment and tasty food.

Owner’s Goal

Beto Dias dedicated to develop a personal approach for every guest and their needs, not just in terms of vacation experience, but also combined with the individual surf skills improvements’ expectations and the key to open a path to achieve it. "We are all dedicated to guide everyone to achieve their holiday dreams, from the relax moments chilling out listening the nature and eating a delicious health food, to the exercises needed to manage your body to accomplish a proper movement in the waves. We Love to do it and see everyone happy..."

Beto competed professionally in the 90’s. Being one of the best surfers in the state of Bahia, Bahian champion in 1999 and known nationally as a promoter and host of the coast and waves of Bahia in television and specialized magazines.

Busca vida playground

The Surf camp is in a protected environmental preservation area, by the sea and surrounded with forest, lagoon and sand dunes called ‘Busca Vida’.

This special location has restricted access to residents only from the condominium. Beto's parents found this piece of paradise back in the 70’s, throughout family life, this has always been a place of rest and much joy on holidays and weekends.

Fortunately, this chosen spot is exactly in front one of the best reef breaks of the whole north coast, with perfect waves on the south swell days. Along the 7 km of this isolated beach there are many beach breaks good for east and southeast swells! Find out more about the Location..


Healthy life

The life of every sportsman, with a few exceptions, is accompanied by a healthy lifestyle, with eating habits and ideal well-being practices that match an ideal physical preparation for increased performance. From the creation of the project, Beto has been concerned with offering home-cooked, fresh and lovingly prepared meals. Over the years, we have evolved recipes, always cherishing a healthy, light preparation with fresh ingredients and whenever possible avoiding industrialised products. We now also adapt our menu for vegetarians, vegans and people with specific intolerances.

Paradise awaits

Busca vida

The surf camp is located in front of Busca Vida private beach which was founded in the 1960s, in an old Busca Busca farm. The founders of the condominium were visionary people, they created rules and limits of access as well as urban growth and beautiful landscapes. With a total of more than 6 million square meters, the entire private condominium location contains areas of forest, sand dunes, lagoon and beach, with a length of more than 7 km. Busca Vida has a little more than 3,000 inhabitants living among this place of sanctuary in the middle of an urban centre.

Find us here


Bahia Surf Camp is located just 20 minutes North of Salvador de Bahia International Airport (SSA) The best way to get here is calling an UBER, type "Bahia Surf Camp" as destination. The average cost is 7 Euros.


The Bahia Surf Camp is located inside of Condominium Busca Vida (gated community) with restricted access. Once you confirm the booking you must fill out the security information form to be granted access through the main gate from 7 AM to 9 PM. If you arrived from 9 PM to 7 AM, You must use the special driver service who has access to the main gate and to the Surf Camp. He will pick you up at the airport for the cost of 20 Euros. to be paid directly to the driver.