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Guincho Country Surfhouse

Rua Principal, casa J s/nº, Alcabideche - Cascais, Portugal
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Guincho Country Surfhouse
Reviews (6)
5 out of 5

Guincho Country surf house is set in natural pine to tree woodlands, it enjoys great views over Cascais, Sintra and Malvern hills.

The surfhousehas 1 suite, a shared room for 4 with private bathroom, a twin and a triple that share another bathroom. A great outdoor terrace and barbecue areas are ideal for entertainment and sundowners or to simply chill.

We cater for vegetarians. When you book please advise us by selecting this on the booking form.

We also can provide accommodation in a villa that can accommodate up to 32 people.

On hot starry nights for those wanting to sleep under the stars we have space for tents.

We havce specialist Intermediate and beginner packages.

Location

Nestled in a quaint small village called Murches, LX Guincho country surfhouse, is located 30 minutes east from Lisbon’s International Airport and five minutes away from the village center of Cascais, 4km from the center and 3 kms from beautiful Guincho beach.

You can go by bus and taxi, after a day of surfing, or on one of our electric bikes, if you have any energy left, Cascais town has lots to offer. You can enjoy anything from quiet bars and cafés to international lively bars on and off the beach, explore great local restaurants offering a vast choice of food.

To the seasoned surfer, it represents a variety of great waves, consistent swells, and incredible surf culture. Rugged Atlantic coastlines offer a variety of waves to suit all ability levels, from total beginners on holiday to experienced surfers looking for perfect waves.

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6 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Olga Skoropad
Olga Skoropad
Madrid
August 2019
Travelled as a couple

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Ubicacion maravillosa con esplendidas vistas a 30m de parada de autobuses a cascais.
Super luminoso, diafono, hecho con buen gusto y atenciona al detalle, muy bien cuidado.
Repetiria sin duda.

Review from David
David
Austria
July 2019
Travelled as a couple

How did you like the accommodation?

     

About the accomodation: we were in a very qiet place. Helena is there every morning preparing breakfast. Pedro is around the camp most of the time. Very chilling and relaxing atmosphere. Great Rooms. Beautiful surfspots and beaches nearby. You are not directly at the beach however you can get to the places you want to visit by uber or public transport. Additionally we booked yoga classes. A personal yoga instructor is coming to the camp and starting the day doing yoga with you.



Message from pedro
Reply from pedro

Hi David hope you guys arrived well home.
Thank you very much for your review hope to see u soon in Cape Verde.
Morabeza



How were the surf lessons?

     

Our instructors Vasko and his team were awesome. They pick you up from your accomodation and also bring you back after the classes. The surflessons were lot of fun and you can experience surfing from the best people.

Review from Astrid MV
Astrid MV
Geneve
July 2019
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Wonderful accomodation, great people and lots of fun. Oh and the surf is also good :) Can only recommend to stay here

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Review from Andrea Petrea
Andrea Petrea
Vienna
January 2019
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

I spent 5 days at Pedro's surfcamp and it was simply amazing. Great surf instructors, beautiful hippie and authentic accomodation. Pedro was super host. He showed us the landscapes around and shared with us many amazing things of surf life and living nearby the ocean; really nice person to discuss about anything :) I truly recommend

Review from Sylvian Auchard
Sylvian Auchard
Paris
January 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Perfect accomodation and perfect hosts

Review from Michela Broveli
Michela Broveli
Las Palmas
January 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Amazing place surrounded by nature, quiet, friendly, good vibes, good food. Feeling like at home. Family �

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Number of people: 10
24-Hour reception
Bath Towels
Beach Towels
DVD
Heating
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Dishwasher
Dryer
Free shuttle bus to town centre
Laundry
Massage
Pets allowed
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Washer
Westuit storage area
Wetsuit hire
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (additional)
Mini-Market
Bicycle rental
Diving
Golf course
Hiking
Horseback riding
Kitesurfing
Mountain biking
Pilates
Racquetball
Snorkeling
SUP
Surf school
Windsurfing
Yoga

Additional Fees:

Eletric bikes under request from €25/day. Normal bikes €10/day.
Guincho beach suite
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Private room for 2, we can add a bed for kids

Crismina beach shared #4
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Shared room for 4 people, with bunk beds with mountain viiew and with a bathroom next door.

Abano beach
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Twin with independent beds that can make a double bed, with shared bathroom just in front.

Ursa beach
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 3

Triple shared room, single beds, with a possible double and a single. Private entrance.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to International Lisbon airport and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: €35
  • Price for more than 4: €60
  • - Nearest Airport: International Lisbon airport
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 30 kms
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 30-45 minutes
  • - There is a train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

In the booking steps you can add surf lessons from any of our certified surf school partners below.

  • The surf school will either pick you up at your accommodation or meet you at the nearest beach as detail in their profile below.
  • The surf school will always contact you the day before to arrange the exact time of your lesson and meet up details.
  • Due to changing tides & conditions exact surf lesson times are not decided until the day before.
  • The full contact details of our surf school partners are included in your confirmation voucher
  • All our surf school partners are certified with their countries National Surfing Association
Tip: If you are staying for 7 nights we always recommend 5 days of surf lessons. Start the day after you arrive so you don't miss any good waves! You can choose your surf days in the checkout.

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Guincho Beach

Level: All Levels

Breath taking vies and amazing waves.
Guincho lies within Serra de Sintra national park and is one of the most amazing Lisbon coast beaches. It can be reached by bus from Cascais. The waves are powerful and the place can be windy – it has hosted international/national windsurf, kitesurf and surf championships surf because of that.

Guincho is different due to its swell directions, wind directions and tide. South and East winds direction are offshore. The strong swells form powerful waves good for intermediate and advance levels. For beginers we always advice you to go with a surfschool as the rips are stong and the sand bottom changes constantly. Very good for surf in early mornings or late afternoons when the wind normally drops. Don't miss it!

Carcavelos Beach

Level: All Levels

Beginer surf school headquarters.
Carcavelos is the beach we call home! This is where you can find our surf school.

Carcavelos It’s on the railway line conecting Lisbon to Cascais and has the most extensive sandy area of Estoril Coast a excellent place for beginers/intermediate surf lessons.
There’s also skate and volleyball courts.
However winter offers also good swells for advance surfers and some amazing tube rides with the swells from southewest/west and off to shore winds. Also works with norwest swell and normally the wind is off shore.

Costa da Caparica

Level: All Levels

Good Surf Spots for all levels.
Costa da Caparica beaches extend over 30 km until Cabo Espichel. You can easily find public transportation from Caparica village to beaches like Praia da Rainha, Praia da Mata or Praia da Cabana do Pescador – there’s even a special train operating on summer season.

These are crowded areas, but you can still find a lot of good surfing spots around, like Praia da Cova do Vapor, “Praia do CDS”, Praia da Fonte da Telha or Praia da Nova Vaga, just to name a few. The later is specially nice for Kitesurfing.

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18°

Cascais is the perfect place to learn how to surf. The town is surrounded by many different types of beaches. The best beginners/intermediate surf beach is Guincho (pronounced Ginchu) 5 km's north west of Cascias town. It's a beautiful kilometre long stretch of beach.

Further north are two excellent beginners beaches Praia das Macas & Praia Grande. They are well worth the trip as they will take you past Cabo da Roca, mainland Europes most Western Point with a pretty impressive cliff top view.

A few hundred metres East of Cascais is Monte Estoril beach which has a small righthand wave that breaks regularly. There is a car park at its base accessed from a slip road above.

Follow the road east of Cascais along the Tagus river (Tejo in Portuguese) towards Lisbon and you will come across beach after beach offering a vast amount of surf: Bica is a great longboarders break on Sao Pedro beach. The beach has a few surf bars and restaurants and is a great place to spend the day.

Closer to Lisbon is Carcavelos beach - as the Stormriders surf guide call it: "the original and still one of the best Portuguese surf spots". Its a very consistent beach break and home to some of Portugals best surfers.

Its also worth taking the trip across the river Tagus to Costa Caparica - driving over the spectacular Ponte 25 de Abril bridge leaving Lisbon behind you. Costa Caprica is a 30 km strip of coast with some of the most consistent surf in Portugal.

Come Surf Cascais with us....

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.

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  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • Should you cancel or not show up after having effected payment for your booking, your 20% deposit is not refundable. The value of your deposit will remain as a credit for 1 year that you can use to book an alternative date of your choice. Aloha

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