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AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge

Luz 8600-147 Portugal
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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 beautiful pool area with plenty of hammocks. It's ideal for those looking to meet new friends! Not forgetting our Seaview Terraces and lush 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! Our spacious Lodge has the lively social atmosphere of a surf camp, with the comforts and service of a hotel. 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.
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Free breakfast
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Sam C wrote a review Oct 2020
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Visited in September with a group of friends. Would recommend travelling solo or in groups. Great place to meet people and hang out after a morning surf! Don't pass up on the BBQ that the hosts put on.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Paul Mac wrote a review Oct 2020
Dronfield, United Kingdom19 contributions3 helpful votes
This is my third year coming back to Luz and it is a no brainier that me and friends always book Alta Vista. Anna and the team are super friendly, the villa is always clean, great breakfast (a pancake machine this year too!) and there is always a good vibe here. As it is a lodge with mainly surfers, mountain bikers (us!) and other activity seekers, everyone respects that sometimes you need an early night- so no wild late parties. The BBQ is always worth a look on a Tuesday. See you in 2021!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Judith wrote a review Sep 2020
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Very nice spot to be located! Surfing, good food, nice people! I booked a surf package all was well arranged, daily pick up, lunch arranged. Loved the Tuesday BBQ and friendly people. Always somebody around to have a chat with. Rooms were good and the pool and bar very nice!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Room Tip: The rooms at the pool side are great
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Joost Bruggemann wrote a review Sep 2020
Hoorn, The Netherlands5 contributions
Found this little gem of a lodge while looking for surf and yoga spots. As the name implies it’s located on top of a hill with magnificent vistas of the surrounding hills and sea. Great place to relax and good base from which to explore the western Algarve. Only 15 minutes away from bustling Lagos, which you can reach by local bus or Uber. Probably wise to rent a car though. The yoga at the seaside each morning was fantastic and the local beach was populated with locals. Anna and John are constantly working on improving the place and the amazing staff work tirelessly to make you feel at home. Even though the place wasn’t packed to full capacity I met a lot of fun and interesting people during my two week stay. Booked three nights initially but found the lodge much more comfortable than any hostel. Highly recommend the place to anyone looking for more comfortable accommodation than a hostel.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Kim S wrote a review Sep 2020
Antwerp, Belgium32 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed here for a week in one of the shared rooms & really enjoyed everything about it. The people are super friendly, the view is amazing & the pool / bar / chill area is really nice. Plus, you can join a lot of activities if you feel like it. I guess this depends on who else is staying there, but I had the best week with all of the other guests - there was a great vibe, lots of social interaction & fun. Convenient that you can use the kitchen if you need it, the (included) breakfast every day was lovely - overall just a great experience!
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Date of stay: August 2020
US$53 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AltaVista Adventure Lodge
PortugalAlgarveFaro DistrictLuz
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Frequently Asked Questions about AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Praia da Luz (0.7 miles), Ollie’s (0.6 miles), and O fio da historia (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sunita's Castle, Cafeteria jasmim Internet cafe, and Sangam.
Are there opportunities to exercise at AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Does AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the centre of Luz.
Are there any historical sites close to AltaVista Surf and Adventure Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Antigo Mercado de Escravos (3.7 miles) and Forte de São Luís de Almádena (4.2 miles).