Andrea “Sonny” Sonato, Italy Founder, manager and Surf Coach. Certified ISA & ILS.
Our longboard specialist and surf historian. Former professional longboarder who found his passion in surf coaching and has been teaching all over the world, from the beginner surfer to young professional surfers As surf coach and manager of the surf lodge Sonny is here to make sure you will have the best surf holiday with us here in Santa Cruz.
Bernardo Monteiro, Portugal Founder, manager and surf coach. Certified FPS & ILS
The local knowledge in the house, as a former Bodyboard Professional he grew up with the Portuguese west coast as his playground and knows every bay of the coastline. From long experience as a surf coach all over Europe teaching all levels of surfers Bernardo has now decided to stay in Santa Cruz to guide you to the best wave of the day for you. Passionate Portugeuse who loves to make sure you see the best part of his country.
Ludvig “Ludo” Sylvan, Surfcoach & Social Media
Representing the north of Europe Ludo is a passionate surfer who spend his time searching for waves all over the world. Teaching people how to surf on three different continents he loves to share his knowledge no matter what language you speak. Ask Ludo for any request of the house or surfing and he will try until the impossible for you to have a great time in Santa Cruz.
Sabine “Bine” Mueller, Germany house Manager
Studying tourism in Netherlands Sabine is our house manager and being from Munich, Germany she will take care of the organisation in the lodge. Dedicating her time here to give you a comfortable and uniqe stay with us.
Marie Hannes, Surf assistant
Our young surf assistant and surf enthusiast will help you at the beach during the lessons and during your stay at the lodge with various activity. Working as an aupair in Carcavelos, Portugal the last months she is here to help you with any request of your holiday and in the house.