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Captain's Log House

142 avenida do mar, baleal - Peniche, Portugal
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Surf Hostel

Shared & Private room options

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Nearest Wave
50 metres

Captain's Log House is a hostel based in Baleal, but is also a spirit, an identity. The hostel has a unique interior made by art students of Lisboa. This is where your journey begins.

You can chill, you can laugh, you can surf and you can share. You can find the best waves in Europe here in Baleal/Peniche. We are located just a few steps from the sea.

The Hostel has two dorms with 4 single beds each, two twin rooms with 1 king size bed and 1 single bed each, one triple family room, and one independant studio at the upper floor with space for 3 people and a Kitchenette.

Each room has a private bathroom with a shower and a toilet. All of them with natural light.

At the top of the lodge you can find a terrace with 360° sea view and perfect place for the sunset.
The lodge is surrounded by terraces, garden landscapes, barbecue area, patio with fire place inside, cinema room, surfschool in the
basement, room to stock board and wetsuit....
Conviviality is our master word.
Every morning we serve a continental breakfast (Milk, coffee, juice, ham, cheese, fruits, eggs, jam, butter ....) included in the price.
One time per week we are doing pancakes for the breakfast.

Location

We are located in Baleal at 2 min from the first spot (lagide ) and at least 8 different spots in an area of 5 km maximum.
One of them is Supertubos, very well known since it is a step of WORLD SURF LEAGUE.
The hostel is 50 min from lisbon and 45 min from Nazare.
You can come to visite Peniche , the medieval village of Obidos, and its lagoon, the Buddha garden in Bombaral and many other possibilities

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Number of people: 18
24-Hour reception
Bath Towels
DVD
Heating
Kitchen
Kitchenette
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Dishwasher
Gift shop
Massage
Pets allowed
Roof top terrace
Sauna
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Westuit storage area
Wetsuit hire
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Bicycle rental
Diving
Golf course
Kitesurfing
Pilates
SUP
Surf school
Volleyball
Windsurfing
Yoga
Turquoise room
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Light blue room
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Red room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Dark blue room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Captain's suite
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 3

Family rooms
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 3

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 don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: lisbon
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 80
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 50
  • - There is no 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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The best thing about the Peniche & Baleal peninsula is that the beaches face both north and south, and are all within a few kilometres of each other. So on nearly all conditions there is surf - it is well known as one of Portugal's most consistent surf destinations and a great place for a Surfing Holiday.

The WSL World Tour comes to Peniche every year in October and is a great time to visit if you want to watch the worlds best surfers such as Kelly Slater, Gabriel Medina & Mick Fanning battle it out to win. Surf everyday while watching the event also.

The areas main surf beach is called Cantinho da Baía, its starts in Peniche and ends up in the area knows as Baleal. The spot is famous for its consistency and for being ideal for beginners and intermediate surfers and is where some of the best Baleal Surf Camps are located. Protected from the bigger swell by the headland makes it’s almost always possible to surf here even when there is big swell hitting the coast. The beach stretches 4kms further west with many spots to surf - a great place to get away from crowds.

On the other side of the Baleal headland is Prainha, another great protected surf spot for beginner and intermediate surfers. And next to this is Lagide , a reef break and one of the best surf spots in Portugal if you have big swell and southerly winds. It's a long perfect left with a shallow reef at low tides - great for intermediate/advanced surfers.

On the other side of Peniche (south) is the area's and arguably Portugal's most famous break Supertubos . It's a powerful wave breaking in very shallow sand bar, advanced/pro surfers only! Other waves such as Molhe Leste, Consolação, Porto Batel and Almagreira are all close by giving every kind of alternative including many uncrowded areas; a great area to explore and Surf Portugal's best waves!

And don't forget you can head south and surf Ericeira - less than an hour's drive away.

Come Surf Peniche with us…

PAYMENT

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

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancels anytime up to 7 days before travelling and you will not be charged the balance.

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