Golden Waves Surf Lodge Portugal means epic surfing in amazing waves and is Portugal's best eco-friendly Lodge with a heartful international team.
Sergio is the founder of the Golden Waves Surf Lodge, your host and surf instructor during your holidays. He turned his vision into reality with this project, combining surf and yoga lifestyle with sustainable tourism and creativity. Since he grew up in Porto and by the coast, Sergio knows and loves the ocean, culture, and environment inside out. As a very talented surfer and world traveler, he is constantly on the search for challenging waves and endless barrels.
Vitor will be your reliable buddy in the water while you are catching your first waves. As a passionate surfer since 25 years and professional surf instructor, certified by the Portuguese Federation of Surf, he is very experienced in the Atlantic waves and many more surf breaks around the world. Known for his powerful style in big wave surfing in Nazare, his goal is to share this precious knowledge with you and to help you on your journey of surfing.
Eleonor from Finland is a positive, enthusiastic and fun soul. She aims an inviting practice for everyone and encourages to explore new boundaries. As an experienced Yoga instructor, Dancer and Personal Trainer she helps her students to cultivate pure body awareness. Eleonor is registered with Yoga Alliance International and Qualification awarded in Theatre and Contemporary Dance. You can expect an outstanding connection between body and mind in her classes.
Alessandro has a special appetite for big waves. He is part of a restricted group that surf one of the most intense and darkest waves of the Portuguese coast, Nazaré. His longlife passion for Jiujitsu helps him to keep his mind calm in times of stress. With these skills and as a certificated trainer in Tow-In Surfing and Jetski Rescue in big waves, you will be in best hands and feel the safety he transmits. Apart from being a brave surfer, he says "surfing is a sport that should be practiced and shared with joy and enthusiasm" and this is what you experience when learning with Alessandro
from Spain, August 2019
The lodge was very clean, had great vibes, a beautiful outdoor and convenient location. All the personnel and surf instructor were very friendly, helpful and really chill. We felt very welcomed, comfortable and accommodated.
from United Kingdom, August 2019
"Can’t wait to come again "
The atmosphere, the people, the facilities, the sunset surfing, the morning yoga and how great the hosts and staff were. All brilliant. Fantastic place to stay
from Russia, July 2019
"Retreat to quiet cosy place with intensive surfing"
Nice positive atmosphere in the surf camp.
Very friendly community from different countries.
Quite good breakfasts.
Professional and helpful surf instructors.
from United Kingdom, July 2019
Breakfast was excellent and hosts were very accommodating and always available for help.
from Canada, August 2018
"Nice place !!"
Alex is an amazing instructor! The place is really nice !!