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Santa Cruz

Firs of all our Surflodge Santa Cruz is located just 5 minutes away from the beach. It is 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. Enjoy an exciting ocean view while strolling along the promenade or stopping at the lookout. You can also 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 waves on 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 beaches and surf spot

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. Even more in case of weak conditions at our local beach we are strategically located between Ericeira and Peniche. As a result we can find the suitable beach for the day using our local knowledge choosing from  more than 30 surfspots just a short drive away.

Furthermore in Santa Cruz area between Lisbon and Peniche there are over five world tour surf contests. As a result professionals surfers in all ages from the worlds best surfing areas take 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. In alternative lean back and enjoy watching the professionals giving their best in perfect conditions.

Santa Cruz Surf School

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. We schedule deeper theory lessons and video coaching back in our comfortable lodge. No matter about your experience of surfing we are here to give you quality lessons. Certainly you will enjoy a great time in the beautiful ocean off the west coast of Portugal.

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How to get to Santa Cruz

By Plane

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.


Probably in order to find cheaper flight solutions you could have a look on some of the flight search engines available online, like: MomondoKayak and Skyscanner.

Finally many useful infos about airlines, real time fligths, routes, public transports and many more are available on the web site of the Lisbon Airport.


Our airport transfer

Even more Surf Lodge Santa Cruz LDA offers is own transfer service that must be booked in advance. In order to schedule our shuttle we ask to give us in advance flight details. Our prices are: one way –  total each car and therefore have to be divided among the people on board.

From/To Lisbon AirportPrice *
1 – 3 people70 €
4 – 6 people80 €

*price per car and per route, to be divided among passengers

Public Transports

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

Finally 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/EriceiraPrice *
1 – 3 people20 €
4 – 6 people30 €

*price per car and per route, to be divided among passengers