The Beach House - Praia da Areia Branca
We are located on the Atlantic shore of the quaint village Praia Areia Branca in the parish of Lourinha, situated 60km North of Lisbon and 12km South of Portugal's surfing capital Peniche. We focus on delivering an unforgettable experience for every level of surfer, in one of the most versatile and consistent surfing playgrounds Europe has to offer. 2 miles of empty beach are lying only a 2-minute walk away from the Drop In beach house, granting uncrowded surf all year around. Plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants are to be found on the beach promenade and in the village, all within walking distance, have a coffee and watch the waves roll by or party until the morning light, it is all here!
Location & Environment
From April to October, our oasis at the Portuguese Atlantic spoils its guests with action, fun, relaxation and great surf conditions.
The Surf & Adventure Resort is located at Lourinha, around 60km north of Lisbon and 12km south of Peniche. Lourinha is surrounded by beautiful beaches and it's a dream destination for all sun- and surf-lovers. More than 20 different close-by surf spots allow all levels of surfers - no matter if beginner or pro - to find perfect waves. From reefbreaks to mellow sandbanks; every surfer can find a surf spot right after his fancy.
Our surfcamp is situated on the outskirts of Lourinha and only a short walking distance from the centre. Whoever feels like going on a shopping-tour, heading for a cocktail-night or going skateboarding at one of the biggest local skateparks just needs to walk some minutes. All conveniences can be reached within walking distance.
From the resort, you can easily get to a number of beaches by bike. Thus, bikes are gratuitously at your disposal. For everyone missing "wheels", we offer beach shuttles several times a day.
Besides the busy and lively touristic corners of Lourinha you can also find some cosy creeks and wild coasts.
Board & Lodging
We accommodate a maximum of 16 guests in 4 four-bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large lounge with fireplace and an open kitchen. Our beach house is fully equipped with a large illuminated outdoor swimming pool and BBQ chill area.
Indoors we offer you a computer and free wireless internet, TV, Darts, a large pool table, bicycles free to use and plenty of chill options from hammocks to the couch in the lounge, just sink in and let the evening sun do the rest. Get up in the morning and get yourself a big breakfast at the buffet to start in the day and charge yourself for a day full of surf and action. Feel free to use the kitchen and BBQ area at anytime!
Surfing, Fun & Pure Action
The great number of surf spots in the surroundings of Lorinha guarantees optimal feelings of success and pleasure for all levels of surfers - no matter if beginner or advanced surfer. Constant and clear waves stand for perfect conditions to learn how to surf.
Our surf package includes 5 days of 20hrs surf-class (theory & practice; beginner or advanced group accordant to the number of participants). Depending on the daily weather conditions, our surf instructors will take you to the best spot of the day. Of course, we do provide you with the appropriate material (wetsuit & board). You can also use your material off training hours. Everyone not taking part in our surf schooling can lend surf material (for rental fee.)
Are you looking for some more adrenalin? No problem - our adventure-fun-package will give you one rush after another! What about paragliding or a one-hour quad-tour...and in addition we take you on a half-day-trip to Lisbon. At the early afternoon you will be shuttled to the Portuguese capital. Enough time of the day left to go shopping & sightseeing or to enjoy a tasty Galao at one of the cosy cafes. In the evening we will have a delicious dinner (beer, wine, softdrinks incl.) at one of the typical restaurants of the famous Old Town of the city.
Afterwards, the legendary party-district called "Barrio Alto" just waits to give you an unforgettable night before we will take you home to the resort.
Furthermore, the free use of surf material (wetsuit & board) is also included in the adventure-fun-package.
Besides the surf- or adventure-fun package we organize additional activities and trips that can be booked extra/ at place: Parachuting, gliding, wake-boarding, snorkelling, jeep-safaris, go-kart, mountain-biking, horse-riding, canoeing, paint-ball, kiting and lost more... As you can see - whoever is looking for some adrenalin will perfectly enjoy himself at the Surf & Adventure resort.