The SaltyWay House is a beautiful house in Praia das Maças. Here you will find everything you need for a relaxing surfing or climbing holiday. The house has three floors, several bathrooms, kitchen and large living room with sofas and fireplace for cosy evenings in the house. The house has a huge garden with BBQ, pizza oven, outdoor kitchen and yoga sun platform. Internet, coffee and tea are free of charge. Look forward to a holiday among like-minded people in a cosy atmosphere.
Our surf camp in Portugal is located in Praia das Maças, only three minutes walk from the beach. For surfing we go to the neighbouring Praia Grande.
The location of the house is ideal for a holiday in Portugal. Because just as fast as on the beach, you are in the centre of Praia das Maças. There are cosy bars and cafés, small shops, a supermarket and every morning a farmer’s market with fresh fish and vegetables of the region. Two minutes from our front door, a bus will take you to Sintra if you feel like sightseeing. The neighbouring Praia Grande is only a 15 minute walk away.
Our tip: Praia das Maças is also famous for its 18th century red tram which takes you through a picturesque landscape to the historically and culturally famous city of Sintra (about 45 minutes).
Single travellers and couples as well as friends and families are very welcome in Portugal. We have the right room for every guest: You can choose between a 6 person dorm with bunk beds or a double room (partly with a third single bed). So you can sleep there with the three of you.
So couples and friends can enjoy enough privacy. All rooms are bright and friendly. The house has two bathrooms plus two WCs for shared use. Towels and bed linen are provided.
If required we can arrange a family room or you can choose a private chalet as accommodation. The chalets are only five minutes drive from the surf camp and are located in a dream garden with tree house, swimming pool and BBQ. These are ideal for families or couples. The chalets can be booked from Saturday to Saturday from two persons. In this case you should definitely arrive by rental car.
In summary, we offer the following accommodations:
At our surf camp in Portugal you will find a paradise garden over three levels. Here you will find everything you need for a perfect surf holiday: chill out area, two BBQs, pizza oven and a yoga platform. The garden is the perfect place for barbecuing, sunset beer, sunbathing, afternoon yoga or lazing around with a book in your hand.
It is well known that common interests weld together. In the SaltyWay Surfcamp in Portugal nature lovers like surfers and climbers meet and experience a nice holiday together. An essential part of your active holiday is being together in a group. We believe that life together forms a strong bond – not only during, but also after the time at SaltyWay. That is why we encourage our guests to shop and cook together. We provide you with a kitchen and a living area. In fact, we definitely had the best evenings in recent years when we cooked and ate together and then shared stories about the adventures of the day over a few glasses of wine.
The atmosphere at our surf camp is relaxed and familiar.
All our guests have one thing in common: a love of nature, surfing or climbing and the desire to have a wonderful holiday. The people you meet here at the surf camp love nature and adventure, they enjoy outdoor life, sunsets and travelling. They are here in Portugal to learn or improve surfing or climbing. These similarities are the ideal prerequisite for shared experiences and lasting impressions. So look forward to a relaxed vibe at SaltyWay Surfcamp in Portugal.
During your holiday week you can explore the area on your own. There are many beautiful sights, dreamy villages and beautiful nature. You can take walks or hikes on the cliffs or in the mountains.
The beautiful landscape offers a wonderful backdrop. We can also provide you with one of our bicycles. There is a bus service to Sintra right outside our front door. There you will find several castles/world heritage sites, an art museum and numerous shops and cafés.
The SaltyWay Surfcamp is located in Praia das Maças, a small and fine village. Here you will find everything you need. You can walk in the hinterland through pine forests or enjoy the sunset on the beach.
After Azenhas is a real Portuguese beach village. The picturesque village is only a walk away from our SaltWay surf camp. You walk along a breathtakingly beautiful path right along the coast. In Azenhas do Mar you will find natural swimming pools and the best ice in the area.
The golden sandy beach, the crystal clear water, the high cliffs and the night silence at the Praia Grande will blow you away. Here you can do not only great surfing but also beautiful hikes on the cliffs. On the beach there are many cosy bars and restaurants.
Almoçageme is a picturesque farmer and fishing village. Here you can get the best chocolate cake in the region and buy regional organic products at affordable prices at the weekly market. Only a short walk from the centre you will find Praia d’Adraga.
England’s Sunday Times counts this beach as one of the 20 best beaches in Europe. In this idyllic rugged bay you’ll find an excellent fish restaurant. Tip from us: Try the fish soup.
Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fairytale city is known for its romantic 19th century architecture. Sintra has long been a refuge for the nobility and elite of Portugal. Today, the mountainous and wooded terrain is home to magnificent palaces, extravagant villas and beautiful ornamental gardens. This charming city is only a short drive from our climbing and surfing camp in Portugal and is the ideal place for culture lovers. Our insider tip: Take a camera because the view is breathtaking. Also a few coins for a ‘queijada’, a delicious cake – a Sintra speciality.
Here the sun shines about 239 days a year. This makes Lisbon the sunniest capital of Europe. You can enjoy the Mediterranean climate, the unique light, sweet pastries, the typical white cobblestones, fado music, the café culture and the famous yellow trams. Lisbon stretches over seven hills and is known for its strategically built vantage points (Miradouros). They offer breathtaking views of the city’s pastel-coloured buildings, the iconic “Suspension Bridge of 25 April” and the River Tagus.
Ideally, you should take a plane to Lisbon. From here, the way to our surf camp is very easy.
You have two ways to get to us. Either via Rossio train station or Oriente train station.
After your arrival you can take the airport bus and go to the train station Rossio in the centre of Lisbon for about 3,50€. Areobus walk from the bus stop “Rossio” to the train station “Rossio”. Take the train to Sintra station (the last stop of this line). Trains leave every 30 minutes. (Train timetable). You have to get off at Portale de Sintra station (one stop before Sintra station).
A little faster you come over the station “Oriente” to us. Buy a green card and load it at the counter with the Metro ticket and the train ticket. From the airport take the red metro line towards Sao Sebastiao (about 1.50€). Get off at the stop “Oriente” and follow the signs to the trains. Run all the way up to the tracks. Make sure you are on the right track. Here you also take a train to “Sintra”. The trains from Oriente station also leave every 20-30 minutes, the journey also takes about 45 minutes. Here you can check the exact times. You have to get off at Portale de Sintra station (one stop before Sintra station).
When you’re on the train, send us an SMS or WhatsApp message to the SaltyWay surf camp mobile. Our mobile number is 0035 1919910106 and let us know at camp that you are on your way. Then we’ll come and pick you up.
At the station “Portale de Sintra” (one station before the station “Sintra”) you get off and leave the tracks with your green card.
Go under the underpass through to the other side. We’ll pick you up at the street behind the bus parking lot.
If we need a little longer, we meet at the café “Despensa Cheia”, about five minutes walk away. The address is Av. Movimento das Forças Armadas 52, 2710-436 Sintra, Portugal. Here is the location link.