The Lodge




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, sunloungers, hammocks, table tennis, pool table, free WIFI and much more. It’s the perfect escape for your surf and adventure holiday.

The Lodge offers excellent accommodation options for couples, groups of friends, or solo travellers. We have the best shared rooms in the area and excellent private rooms. Our rooms are light and airy, with crisp fresh linen and top quality comfortable beds, ideal for recharging after a long day in the surf.

Our thoughtfully designed social spaces include large lounge with TV, videos and guitars, pool table, table tennis and foozball for the competitive traveller, and our great pool with plenty of hammocks and sunbeds. It’s ideal for those looking to meet new friends! Not forgetting our seaview terraces and landscaped gardens for those looking for some relaxing down time!

The AltaVista friendly hosts are always on hand 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. The perfect start to the weekend!

Our spacious Lodge has a lively social atmosphere of a surf camp, but offers much more than just a hostel. 

  • 12 m outdoor pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Stunning seaview terraces
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Hammocks
  • Sunloungers
  • Free Wifi
  • Guest lounge with Flatscreen TV
  • Pool Table
  • Table Tennis
  • Foosball
  • BBQ
  • Poolside bar and snacks

The pretty town of Praia da Luz is the ideal destination for your activity holiday. We are just a 10 minute walk to an award winning Blue Flag 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 boasts the best climate and conditions for a wide range of activities. We are thrilled to be partnered with the providers offering Surfing, Kitesurfing, Mountain Biking, Wakeboarding, Horse Riding, Sky Diving and much more! Let us tailor the perfect adventure holiday for you. 

 AltaVista has an over 18s policy. Families are welcome at our nearby ocean-front villas.

A warm welcome awaits you.


terrace view

Indoor Pool-2


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