Location & Surroundings
Our beautiful camp site is located in the rural village Sargacal, on the southwest coast of Algarve, only 5 km from Lagos. It is ideally situated as a base from which to explore the western side of the Algarve. The south-west area of Algarve is known world wide as the perfect destination for surf and other outdoor activities like climbing, mountain biking, country walks and diving.
The constant swell, variety of waves and great sunny weather all year long make it a must to visit this part of Portugal. The camp and area attracts people from all ages from all over Europe who come to enjoy the beach, the nature, the sun and the waves.
Our Luxury Bell Tents are a truly unique place to stay! Enjoy all the great facilities at Tiny Whale Lodge whilst being set within the grounds of a beautiful quinta surrounded by an orange and lemon orchard.
In total we have 8 bell tents, located in a sheltered spot in our garden. Each is uniquely decorated and equipped with proper wooden beds, handmade local rugs & electricity mood lighting. They are a lovely option for couples, friends and families looking to stay somewhere different!
The luxury bell tents are spacious and of high quality. Each tent accommodates up to three guests and are set up with two or three comfortable single beds and can be set up as a double bed too. Fresh linen and bath towel included.
You'll have full access to Tiny Whale Lodge, including the indoor and outdoor bathrooms with hot showers & all the facilities you would expect. Enjoy our huge garden, pool, bar, fire pit, games room, free Wifi, delicious daily breakfasts and some fantastic advice from our staff on what's on offer in and around the area.
The rate includes our extensive breakfast of eggs, pancakes, homemade jams, freshly baked bread, fresh fruit, coffee etc.
We're the only true Quiksilver sponsored surf school and surf camp in the Algarve taking people surfing, helping them to optimise their progression, as well as relax and enjoy the breathtaking Portugal beaches. Our surfing lessons and packages are delivered to the highest standard and provide a structured plan that is proven to help you progress and reach your surfing goals. Lessons include use of all the equipment that you need: surfboards, wetsuits and lunch.
We run daily transport to the beach with our surf school, and aim to find the best waves and conditions for you to make the most of your day. This service is included in the surf lessons, but can also be booked for pick up and drop offs. All our instructors are highly qualified and we pride ourselves on our high safety standards.
We offer our guests surf lessons and a lot of other activities that can be booked with our friendly staff. Reception and activities desk onsite.
Five nights per week we offer 2 course dinners for all guests to enjoy together. The outdoor bar is open every evening and guests love to sit around the camp fire and swap adventure stories while enjoying a glass of local wine.
Yoga instructor Miri leads daily dynamic classes in the garden yoga studio.