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The idea of The Lodge has developed over many years from the minds of a group of travel aficionados. The ideas and positive experiences they have gained from numerous travels all over the world, they now try to materialize in The Lodge. The Lodge promises a vacation that is a mix of action, relaxation, wellness, adrenaline, and experiencing new cultures while still feeling at home.
The Lodge has private and shared accommodations. The rooms are equipped with a private bath en-suite and a private terrace. All rooms feature an iPod or MP3 docking station. The rooms are also equipped with a heater which is available in October, November, March, and April. They use quality anti-allergy care mattresses to give their guests a good night’s sleep. For individual and harmonious furnishing of the rooms, they used mainly recycled wood for ecological reasons. The Lodge has a saltwater swimming pool, a yoga pavilion, a fitness area, a palm tree garden, a chill-out-lounge, and a common kitchen that you can access during your free time.
Discover one of the little-known but versatile climbing regions of Europe. In a radius of 50 kilometers, there are more than 40 climbing spots available, where most of them are right on The Lodge's doorstep, in the Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais. The certified and experienced guides will share their in-depth local knowledge with you and present you a new challenge every day, always tailored to your personal level. Professional advice and video analysis of your achievements will advance your climbing level during your stay at The Lodge. Whether it's your first steps outside a climbing gym or you just want to improve your climbing techniques, the guides will find the right spot for you.
In the evening, you will be having a one-hour yoga session focused on restoring your energy by relaxing your muscles and calming your mind after an action packed day. These private yoga sessions will take your yoga to the next level. They will also be ideal if you want to learn about certain exercises to improve your surfing, climbing, or mountain biking skills.
Ines is passionate about yoga as a revealing art that, through a very detailed and aware conscious movement, distributes intelligence into the cells of the body, showing the mind and body not only its current state, but its great potential.
The Lodge is the only place in Europe where you are in a 50 kilometer radius of 129 kilometers of stunning coastlines with 64 surf spots, 376 kilometers bike path, 40 climbing spots, a 100-square-foot yoga and fitness area, spa, and countless other sports facilities. It is located in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, one of Europe's most diverse and enchanting regions.
Fifteen minutes inland from The Lodge lies Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This historic town has been a summer residence for the Portuguese royal families from the 14th to the 20th century and thus there are several impressive royal buildings to visit.
A scrumptious buffet breakfast and packed lunch will be provided and are included in the price. The Lodge offers two types of breakfast, trying to use regionally grown products as much as possible. The generous breakfast is offered from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. to cater to early birds as well as to late sleepers.
Standard breakfast is included in the price. The standard breakfast is a rich breakfast buffet that will provide you with all you need for an action packed day. It includes tea, coffee, different juices, yoghurt, various fresh breads, ham and cheese, jam, honey, fruits, and cereals.
A packed lunch is an easy way to prepare you for a day outdoors. Create your own delicious sandwich at the breakfast buffet and receive your lunchbox containing a bottle of water or isotonic drink, fruit, and cereal bar. The Lodge gets their ingredients locally to support local farmers and avoid long transport routes. This also means that only the freshest and most delicious products will be served on your plates.
Another option offered for an additional cost is a special healthy breakfast that will provide you with special power shakes where only the most nutritious and healthy ingredients are allowed. It includes a shake made out of fruits, various nuts, flakes and sunflower seed, oats, and whey powder or a Acai granola fruit muesli, a Chia seed honey yogurt booster, and a wheat grass mango juice.
Feel the warm water massaging your tired muscles, gaining new energy for the next day. Open for everyone on Monday and Thursday between 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. or you can book the Jacuzzi exclusively for you and your friends for 10 EUR per hour. This option if open from Monday to Sunday, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Massages are available optional at an extra cost. The masseuse will be at your service, offering different types of massages.
Relax your tired muscles and chill out on the wooden deck till it’s time for the next round of sweating. Open for everyone on Tuesday and Friday between 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. or you can book the sauna exclusively for you and your friends for 10 EUR per hour. This option if open from Monday to Sunday, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. One-way airport transfers cost 50 EUR for one to three people and 75 EUR for four to eight people. Transfers are to be paid at The Lodge on arrival.