Our Surf Lodge is located just 5 minutes away from the beach and just a short walk or bike ride from the center of Santa Cruz. This seaside village give you the opportunity to try local Portuguese restaurants and bars with a beautiful view of the ocean or try out the local shopping. Eating and drinking is easy to find for good prices in the village. Have a tasty coffee and a pastry in one of the many pastries, or have a nice drink overlooking the beach. Options are plenty. Regularly we go together for aperitifs and dinners in the village to offer you the best cultural and culinary experience while staying with us in the surf lodge.
Santa Cruz offer beautiful beaches with great uncrowded surfing within short distance. There is a reason why the yearly surf contests by the world surf federation are held at our main break at the beach of Santa Cruz. In case of weak conditions at our local beach we are strategically located between Ericeira and Peniche to find the suitable beach for the day using our local knowledge choosing from +30 surfspots just a short drive away.
In Santa Cruz area between Lisbon and Peniche there are over five world tour surf contests giving professionals from the worlds best surfers in all ages a chance to compete in world class waves. Give yourself a chance to be a part of their stoke on surfing by trying out Portugal’s amazing waves or lean back and enjoy watching the professionals giving their best in perfect conditions.
Our instructors are trained to teach surfers on professional level as well as to give you the biggest smile as you stand up on the first wave of your life. Lessons are divided between theory and practice on the beach as well as deeper theory lessons and video coaching back in our comfortable lodge. No matter your experience of surfing we are here to give you quality lessons and a great time in the beautiful ocean off the west coast of Portugal.