PORTUGAL

PRAIA DA ROCHA

2023 DATES

WEEK 1: 22ND - 29TH APRIL

WEEK 2: 29TH APRIL - 6TH MAY

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Since 2014, Deep Dish have host the infamous Portugal Camp, seeing the participation of thousands of players from all over the world! 

Join over 100 players for a week of fun, sun, sea and beach volleyball. Participate in our camp timetable and work closely with our world class coaching team. Solo travellers and groups welcome.

Whatever your level, we have a training group for you! We welcome all level and age of player, from complete beginner to aspiring professionals.

We can't wait to welcome you to our paradise!

TRAINING
WORLD CLASS COACHING
TOURNAMENTS
AMAZING ATMOSPHERE
POOL PARTY
END OF CAMP PARTY & AWARDS

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VOLLEYBALL

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TRAINING

You will be led through a series of training sessions by our top class coaching team with every session having a clear focus. The programme has been created by our head coaches to ensure that you leave Portugal with new techniques and tactics to take away with you. 

Our coaches consist of Olympians, World Tour players/coaches and national tour players from all around the globe.

We cater for all levels of player at the Portugal camp and pride ourselves in the fact that sessions will aim to push you to become better players no matter if you're a beginner or elite player. 

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TOURNAMENTS

Most afternoons we host a variety of different style tournaments. You can play with your regular partner or team up with someone else from the camp in a fun and competitive environment. 

We ensure that most tournaments have two divisions to cater for all levels of player. Finals are played on centre court in front of the rest of the camp and winners take home some awesome prizes.

Tournaments we host include: Scramble, Mixed Pairs, ACE and the Rocha Rumble male and female pairs event which is played over two afternoons. 

SOCIAL

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BEACH FUN

Outside of playing beach volleyball we have a tonne of awesome chances to spend time with your fellow campers:

Morning Yoga- Get your daily dose of Zen, with yoga in paradise.

Beach Games- Show that you rule the beach in more than just beach volleyball! Play Cornhole, Spikeball, Crossnet and more! 

Exhibition time- Grab a drink, find a seat and watch a showcase of our awesome coaches as they compete against each other in exhibition games!

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PARTY

You have had an awesome day on the beach...Now what? Head back to your hotel, get showered and head out into Praia Da Rocha to sample one of the many restaurants with your friends. 

 

After dinner you can head back to get an early night or join the rest of the campers at the designated bar. 

 

Come to our rooftop party and watch the sunset over the Algarve. Join us for our Fancy dress night, and our legendary end of camp pool party. We head to No Solo Agua where we have a live DJ playing beats all the way into the night. 

ACCOMMODATION

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HOTEL OR APARTMENT?

Hotel da Rocha provides immediate access to Praia Da Rocha Beach. It features suites with a contemporary design offering beach or land views. The hotel provides free WiFi throughout and 24-hour reception services. The spacious, bright suites of the Rocha Hotel feature air conditioning, king-size beds and a sofa bed. There is a living area fitted with flat-screen cable TV, private bathroom with bathtub and a hairdryer. The rooms open out onto a balcony and are equipped with air conditioning.

Algarve Mor Apartments are a cheaper option, situated very close to the courts. The apartments have balconies, air conditioning, and come with everything you need to cook for yourself. WiFi is available for a small fee, and the reception is open 24-hours. 

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FIND YOUR OWN

If you do not wish to stay in our official hotel (Hotel Da Rocha), Praia Da Rocha hosts a variety of hotels, apart-hotels and apartments. 

 

The town centre is located directly next to the beach with the accommodation options surrounding it. Meaning no hire car will be needed as you can walk everywhere. 

 

Accommodation options range from budget to luxury and should you need some inside advice, just ask.

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WHAT'S IN THE PACKAGE?

COST

You can choose to stay with us in the official camp hotel or find your own place. A £100 deposit is required on entry to secure your booking. 

EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT- £30 OFF

STAY WITH US

Each room at Hotel Da Rocha (H.D.R) is fully equipped with kitchenette, sofa, balcony and the comfiest beds in Portugal. Breakfast is included in the cost below and half board packages are available. 

Apartments at Algarve Mor (A.M) are equipped with a kitchen, sofa, and balcony. No meals are included in the package, and wifi is available for an additional fee. 

 

Non Players (family & friends) are more than welcome to stay with you in the hotel. Just drop us an email to let us know and we will give you the cost without the volleyball package. 

Solo travellers are welcome to sign up for shared rooms, we will do our best to find you a suitable room mate from other solo travellers.

1 PERSON

Algarve Mor- Double bed.

Hotel Da Rocha- Large king size bed (Breakfast included).

Price includes accommodation & gold volleyball package (per person).

  • A.M = £710

  • H.D.R Land View Room = £855

  • H.D.R Side Sea View Room = £925

  • H.D.R Sea View Room = £995

* Price based on entering and submitting deposit before earlybird deadline. Entries after this date will incur an additional £30 charge.

3 PERSONS

Algarve Mor- 2 single beds or 1 double bed & a sofa bed

Hotel Da Rocha- Large king size bed or 2 x double beds & a sofa bed (breakfast included).

Price includes accommodation & gold volleyball package (per person).

  • A.M = £430

  • H.D.R Land View Room = £505

  • H.D.R Side Sea View Room = £530

  • H.D.R Sea View Room = £555

* Price based on entering and submitting deposit before earlybird deadline. Entries after this date will incur an additional £30 charge.

2 PERSONS

Algarve Mor- Double bed or 2 single beds.

Hotel Da Rocha- Large king size bed or 2 double beds (Breakfast included).

Price includes accommodation & gold volleyball package (per person).

  • A.M = £500

  • H.D.R Land View Room = £560

  • H.D.R Side Sea View Room = £595

  • H.D.R Sea View Room = £630

 

* Price based on entering and submitting deposit before earlybird deadline. Entries after this date will incur an additional £30 charge.

4 PERSONS

Hotel Da Rocha Only-  2x large king size beds or 4 x double beds (breakfast included).

Price includes accommodation & gold volleyball package (per person).

  • Land View Room = £485

  • Side Sea View Room = £500

* Price based on entering and submitting deposit before earlybird deadline. Entries after this date will incur an additional £30 charge.

If you wish to stay in Hotel Da Rocha with a Silver Volleyball Package, please minus £100 off of all the prices above.

FIND YOUR OWN ACCOMMODATION

If you want to find your own place to stay or live in the local area then that is no problem at all. You buy the volleyball package only:

Gold Volleyball Package- £290

Silver Volleyball Package​- £200

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WORLD CLASS  COACHING

During your time in Portugal you will be coached by many coaches from different nationalities. These coaches are there for your personal development and to ensure you leave Portugal with an improved game. 

 

Some of our current and former coaches include:

 

  • Lewie Lett - Deep Dish head coach & FIVB commentator

  • Alice Zeimann- Professional player for New Zealand

  • Jake Sheaf - Deep Dish Director & Professional player for England

  • Kirk Pitman - Former head coach for England men and current head coach for Australia women.

  • Lydia Smith- Professional AVP and USA International Player

  • Aden Tutton - London 2012 Olympian & former coach for Australia

  • Djordje Klasnic - Professional player for Serbia

  • Muriel Grussli - Professional player for Switzerland

  • Martin Olesen -  Former professional player for Denmark & current head coach for Denmark women.

  • Issa Batrane (pictured) - Professional player for England

 

Keep an eye on our social media leading up to the camp to see who will be coaching. 

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"Portugal will always be my favourite camp. This is where I started beach volleyball and I’ve been going to it every year since then"

Rita, UK

TIMETABLE

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USEFUL INFO

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