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.
How to get to Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is located seaside approx 60 km ( 1 hour by car) North far from Lisbon International Airport, the closest airport and the best option in order to reach us.
Our airport transfer
Surf Lodge Santa Cruz LDA offers is own transfer service that must be booked in advance, our prices are: one way – total each car to be divided considering the people on board
|From/To Lisbon Airport one way||Price per car|
|1 – 3 persons||70 €|
|4 – 6 persons||80 €|
Getting to Torres Vedras by bus (from Lisbon)
Torres Vedras is the main city nearby located approx 17 km far from Santa Cruz.
Arriving in Lisbon from the airport take the metro to the Jardim Zoo station (red line, which starts from the airport, up to San Sebastiao blue line and from there up to Sete Rios / Jardim Zoologico). Right now you will find the signs that will lead you in Sete Rios, where the terminal of the company Rede Expressos. The bus trip to Torres Vedras has a duration of 45 min.
Getting to Santa Cruz by bus (from Torres Vedras)
From Torres Vedras Santa Cruz can be reached by bus (bus nr. 703, 704, 728). This is the right link of Barraquiero Oeste bus line. You can also download the company’s app, Barraqueiro Oeste and have a direct view to the whole itinerary. Ask the driver to get off at Av. Joaquim Agostinho – Praia Santa Cruz – Junto Ao Do Parque Campismo.
Our local transfer
In case you want to reach the Portugal west coast with public transport, we offer a shuttle service from the train and bus stations nearby located in Ericeira and Torres Vedras.
|From/To Torres Vedras/Ericeira one way||Price per car|
|1 – 3 persons||20 €|
|4 – 6 persons||30 €|