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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joao was the perfect host...a larger than life character with great local knowledge...most importantly...where the best places are to eat! Really liked my room in the house and i had great beach views, you really don't have to carry your surf board far. i opted for the package surf lessons included, which i think is worth it, even though surf... More 

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Thank J M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Joao and the guys made sure we had a great time at Surf Castle: lot's of amazing food, great surf and a fantastic house to stay in. The house has a rich history and is beautifully located on a bluff overlooking the beach. Truly a fantastic experience.

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Thank Mike J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Joao and his team not only make you feel welcome and comfortable at the Surf Castle, they make you feel a part of their surfing community... Even if you don't surf! A great place to relax and enjoy the terrace where you can watch three surf spots at once. A good breakfast is included to prepare you for your day... More 

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Thank Katie T
Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Jaoa and the team are brilliant! We have been taking surf trips here for the past 4 years. It is a truly authentic surf destination and the house has been in the family for years! The beach is seconds walk and vibe is chilled! ;)

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Big thanks to all the staff at the Surf castle, we visited in June 2014. The accommodation was clean and stylish, the surf equipment was excellent as was the surf. Really nice small reef for first time reef surfing and then a whole lot of other beach breaks available to suit every level. From the dining room and lounge there... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I recently stayed in the Surf Castle on a solo trip to Peniche for the weekend. Overall I had the most amazing stay. The waves pumped, the sun shone, and the people were incredibly friendly. The hotel borders the shabby chic category and has loads of charm. You share a toilet but the rooms are clean and have the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I actually stayed at the surf castle in january of 2011. Never got around to making a review until now.. But back then i was 19 years old and on my first solo 'surf trip'. I had no idea what i was doing all i knew was that i had booked a month at the surf castle. gaucho and ginges... More 

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Thank Paulie C
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Surf Castle was the perfect place to learn to surf: instructors were extremely friendly, knowledgeable and kept enthusiastically encouraging learners throughout surf lessons - despite our endless mistakes :-) The emphasis during lessons was on enjoyment and fun while striving to improve. Instructors were also extremely safety conscious by ensuing learners didnt drift too far from the shore or instruction... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Perfect location overlooking 2 beaches. Generous, cool & stylish villa-like house from the 1920's or so, plus extra building with studios/apartments. Direct access to the beach. Nice terace looking at the surf. Managed by authentic surf guys, very nice&friendly. Surf trainers live in the house. Training and surfboard rental available in the premises. Free wifi. Surf hostel atmosphere and standards.... More 

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Molde, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed for a week in the surf castle. It has the best location by far, and overlooking the reef you can check the surf and crowd before you go out. It's not cheap, but in return you get nice rooms, a view and great breakfast! Would definitely go again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Surf Castle

Address: Avenida do Mar 186, Peniche 2520-205, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Central Portugal > Leiria District > Peniche
Number of rooms: 10
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