Surfing is special in the sense that it has a different meaning/ purpose for each person… you see it’s a very complete activity at so many levels! For some it’s a sport, for others a therapy, a social activity, a religion, an art form, you name it. It also takes you to beautiful places, and that’s the case of Portugal, Peniche and Baleal.

Peniche food

So besides the awesome surfing experience you can also sample the great food, wine, bathe in the beautiful beaches, party at the cool surf bar’s, snorkel, fish, walk around or ride a bike, go-karts, play tennis or golf, boatrip to visit the island of Berlenga, enjoy the traditional open space market at Caldas da Rainha, the old castle town of Óbidos and its famous “Ginja de Óbidos”, which is a natural handmade sour cherry liqueur of unique quality, that you can sample in tasty little chocolate cups. And of course Lisbon is fairly close if you want to visit or checkout a different nightlife. A surf holiday is always so much more than the surfing!

Surf paradise


Trip Advisor

Easy going expert guide

We chanced across Alex the first time we came to Peniche and have looked him up ever since. Well-respected, as local as they come and more intent on making sure you have a good time than boring commercial realities, his expertise, local knowledge...

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