Surf2smile surf camp Portugal is situated near Santa Cruz, 60km north of Lisbon. The area is perfect for beginners and intermediate surfers, since there are many uncrowded waves here and great surfing conditions in general. If you fancy sipping a cold beverage by the pool or in a hammock then you will love our place!


Santa Cruz is a small, peaceful town with excellent position by the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated between Ericeira and Peniche and approximately 45-minute drive away from Lisbon. Our originally decorated surf camp is located in a traditional Portuguese village away from mass tourism. This gives our guests an opportunity for a unique surfing and cultural experience. The village center has many restaurants, cafes, local grocery stores and ATM. On the beach, which is one of the most pristine in Portugal, you will find restaurants and cafes. Everything is within walking distance. It is a very peaceful place during the year, meanwhile in summer it gets quite lively with several concerts and beach events.


The surf camp has 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms and 3 shared rooms from four up to six people. It has a fully equipped kitchen, where guests can prepare their meals, a dining area and several bathrooms.

A large and cozy living room is equipped with a big screen where we watch surf movies and video clips from morning surf sessions. There is also a reading corner by the fireplace to ensure a relaxing atmosphere.

Outdoor area offers plenty of activities for you to stay animated. Chill in idyllic garden, go for a swim in our large swimming pool, read a book while sunbathing in the hammock, test your balance skills on a slack-line or challenge your surf buddies for a table tennis and table football match.

Our surf camp in Portugal is the place where you feed your soul, relax your mind, and enlighten your heart. We use Feng Shui and interior design principles to stimulate beneficial energy and good vibe. It is a perfect place for young, easy-going people who like meeting other travelers and socialize.


Big swimming pool   |   Idyllic garden with herbs and flowers   |   BBQ area   |   Table football   |   Table tennis   |   Slack line   | Hammocks in the garden   |   Projector to watch surf movies   |   Free Wifi   |   Board games, magazines & books   | Skateboards & longboards   | Bikes   |   Free parking   |   Access to a self-catering kitchen


The beach house is great for smaller groups and is situated within a short walking distance to the beach and the village center, where you you find a an outstanding bakery, a well stocked market, bars, restaurant, fruit & vegetable shop and ATM. The house is fully equipped for self-catering and is an excellent choice for your surf holiday.

What’s included?

  • located 5-minute walk from the beach
  • Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen, large living room and a garden with flowers and vegetables
  • Bed linen and blankets, Hand & shower towels, Wi-Fi



The closest airport to our surf camp is Lisbon although some guests fly to Porto or Faro. To find cheap flights utilize a flight search engine such as www.skyscanner.net or www.momondo.com. There are good connections from most of European cities.
Having trouble finding your airplane ticket? We can help you out. Just contact us and let us know your preferred dates.


From Lisbon airport to our Surf camp in Portugal you can:

Surf2Smile Private Transfer

Book airport transfer with Surf2smile

The price is 80 EUR for 1-2 people and extra 10 EUR per person for each additional passenger. Please note that these prices apply for transfers within GMT 08:00 AM – 20:00 PM. Nightly rate is 95 EUR for 1-2 people and extra 10 EUR per person for each additional passenger. In order to book airport pick-up, you need to provide us with your flight number, time of arrival and a phone number with country code where we can reach you.

Use public transportation

Public transportation (metro & bus) costs around 12 EUR and a taxi about 80 EUR. In case you decide to take a bus, several operators have routes connecting Lisbon with Santa Cruz. The journey takes approximately two hours. After you have arrived to Santa Cruz, our shuttle will pick you up at the bus stop by the beach and bring you to the surf camp. We will send you a timetable of bus schedules by email after your booking is confirmed.


If you are looking for a fulfilling experience, new friendships and most of all, memorable surf holidays, then join us for an unforgettable adventure!

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