AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge

Chilled but Classy Surf Lodge in Praia da Luz, Lagos

AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge, is set in the pretty town of Praia Da Luz in the Western Algarve. With stunning seaview terraces, beautiful outdoor and indoor pool, luscious landscaped gardens, hammocks, table tennis, pool table, free WIFI and much more, it’s the perfect escape for your surf and adventure holiday.

Accommodation: The Lodge offers excellent accommodation options for couples, groups of friends, families and solo travellers. With the best shared room in the area, excellent private rooms and self contained apartments.

The rooms are light and spacious, with crisp fresh linen and top quality comfortable beds, ideal for recharging after long day in the surf.

Our thoughtfully designed social spaces include large lounge, great for movie nights, pool table, table tennis and foozball for the competitive traveller and our great pool area with plenty of hammocks. It’s ideal for those looking to meet new friends! Not forgetting our Seaview Terraces and landscaped gardens for those looking for some relaxing down time!

Our in-house hosts are on hand 24/7 to recommend the best surf spots, hidden beaches, outstanding local restaurants and lively nightlife in the area.

Join us in our weekly BBQ, with delicious fresh fish, fantastic grilled meats and a selection of salads topped off with our famous all you can drink sangria. The perfect start to the weekend!

AltaVista has a lively social atmosphere of a surf camp with the comforts and service of a Chalet or Lodge!

  • 12 m outdoor pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Stunning Seaview terraces
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Hammocks
  • Free Wifi
  • Guest Lounge with Flatscreen TV
  • Pool Table
  • Table Tennis
  • Foozball
  • BBQ Grill
  • Firepit

Location: The pretty town of of Praia Da Luz is the ideal destination for your activity holiday, we are just a 10 minute walk to an award winning beach with great local cafes and restaurants. We are just a short taxi ride to the lively town of Lagos for great nights out in Europe’s top Surf Party Capital.

With over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve boosts the best climate and conditions for a wide range of activities and we are thrilled to be the top provider in the area for Surfing, Kitesurfing, Mountain Biking, Wakeboarding and Horse Riding.

Surf: Explore our beautiful coastlines! With both the South and West offering incredible waves all year round, with sheltered spots, unspoilt beaches and hidden surf spots the Algarve is perfect for surfers of all levels.

Working with the Best Surf School in the area, we are excited to offer quality surf lessons, surf guiding and week long surf courses for all levels.

Our highly experienced and qualified Surf Instructors will ensure you get the most out of your surf holiday.

With daily beach transfers to the best break of the day, two 1.5-2 hour lessons to guarantee progressions and a delicious lunch to be enjoyed on our beautiful beaches.

Mountain Biking: Boasting the longest downhill descents in Europe, hand built tracks snaking through the stunning Algarve National Parks, countrysides and cliff tops, our expert guides will ensure the most out of your mountain biking holiday.

The climate is perfect for biking! With the cool breezes in summer, mild and warm Autumn and Spring and non-existant winter. You’ll struggle to find a better spot to soak up the sun whilst taking on challenging tracks and exploring beautiful scenery.

Our Mountain Bike packages are bespoke to your level, if you just want gnarly downhills or causal cross country rides, let our team put together the perfect biking holiday for you!

Kitesurfing: Learn to Kite Surf our stunning national park! The Alvor Lagoon just moments from the Lodge has warm shallow waters are perfect for mastering the basics.

With our 2:1 Student to Instructor lessons, our friendly and experienced instructors will have you up and riding quicker than you’d expect.

Stand Up Paddleboarding: The fastest growing watersport and it’s easier to see why! Perfect for all ages and fitness levels, it’s a great sport to get you out on the water, exploring unspoilt coastlines, hidden caves and grottos and catch some sun!

Working with the top Paddleboarding School in Portugal, we are thrilled to offer Sunrise Tours of the South Coast, full day river tours perfect for families and Moonlight Paddleboarding with underwater lighting. Come discover why SUP is the most popular and accessible watersport ever!

With a brilliant range of activities, excellent accommodation and a friendly team, the AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge are excited to host your upcoming holiday! A Warm welcome awaits you.

Write us an enquiry with the time period you desire. We will reply immediately and are happy to answer all your questions. Hope to see you soon - your AltaVista Surf and Adventure team!

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Single room, Double room, Multi room
Spoken Languages:
German, English, Portuguese
Self, Breakfast, Halfboard, Fullboard
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  • Yoga inclusive
  • Free
  • Near airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Bike hire
  • Group offers
  • Organized trips
  • Family camp
  • Adult camp
  • Youth care
  • Near beach
  • Near supermarket
  • For advanced
  • Pets allowed
  • Nightlife
  • Restaurants


Monte Lemos
8600 147 Luz - Lagos

AltaVista Adventure Lodge Accommodation

All Accommodation includes a delicious daily breakfast.

A vide variety of room options, perfect for solo travellers, friends, couples and groups,

Prices per person per night in Euro.

March / April May / June July / Aug / Sept Oct Nov
Bunk Bed in Garden Room 20 25 30 25 20
Single Private Room 30 40 50 40 30
Double Room 25 30 35 25 30
Shared Room 25 30 40 30 25
Twin Room 30 40 50 40 35

Surf Holidays

Whether you’ve never set foot on a surf board, confidently catching green waves or working on your turns. Our Surf Package is ideal for all surf levels, with expert tuition from our hand picked dedicated team of friendly instructors, you’ll be sure to get the most out of your stay with us.

The Algarve is the perfect spot to learn to surf, AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge is in the prime location offering surfing on two stunning coastlines. You will be blown away by the incredible natural beauty of the unspoilt coastline in the Costa Vincente National Parque, the famous West Coast of beaches of Sagres offering world class surf all year round.

With a 8:1 student to instructor ratio, you’ll receive excellent tuition to ensure progression and the safety of an highly qualified instructors guidance. No matter your fitness or skill level, friendly team are here to ensure the best possible surf holiday!

Surf Holiday Packages include:

Choice of accommodation
Free minibus transport from your accommodation
Maximum 8 students per instructor
Professional surf coach
5 full days surfing per week
10 lessons per week
All surf equipment needed (surfboard, wetsuit etc)
Safety training
7 delicious breakfasts per week
5 days healthy packed lunches per week
Full use of Lodge facilities

Prices are per person.
Single Occupancy is available in Private Rooms at a Surcharge.
Short Stays available

March, April and November May, June, October July, August, September
Shared Room 340 375 435
Private Room 410 445 505

Kitesurfing Holidays

The Algarve is the perfect kiting destination, with brilliant wind conditions throughout the year. In summer we welcome the northerly ‘Nortrada’ winds, picking up in the early afternoon and creating the best possible condition for learning to Kite.

The Alvor Lagoon, just moments from the Lodge and Lagos is an ideal location to learn and master Kitesurfing. Covering over 2 km, the water calm and flat and only waist deep making it the safest learning environment in all of Europe.

The 3 Hour Course introduces you to the fundamentals of flying a kite and basic safety.
The 7 Hour Course is designed to get you on the board and moving and will introduce you to the main underlying principles of kitesurfing.
The 10 Hour Course aims to get you out on the water practicing safely as well as fill in any knowledge gaps you have to get you to the point where you are ready to get out there kitesurfing on your own.
The 15 Hour Course is tailored specifically to the individual and their progression. You begin to develop your skills and learn how to jump and other tricks.

Kitesurfing Holiday Packages include:

Accommodation of your choice
Delicious daily breakfasts
Tailored Kitesurfing Course for your level
Proven kitesurfing program to get you up and riding as early as possible
Wetsuit and Kitesurfing Equipment hire
Transport to the Lagoon
Full access to the Lodge’s facilities.
Big discounts on new kite surf equipment

Prices are per person.
Single Occupancy is available in Private Rooms at a Surcharge.
Short Stays available

March, April, October May, June July, August, Septmeber
7 Nights Shared Room + 7 Hours Course 355 390 425
7 Nights Shared Room + 10 Hours Course 425 460 495
14 Nights Shared Room + 15 Hours Course 780 825 895
7 Nights Private Room+ 7 Hours Course 425 460 495
7 Nights Private Room+ 7 Hours Course 495 530 530
10 Nights Private Room+ 10 Hours Course 825 905 905


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