The Maverick

The Maverick is a surf and yoga villa retreat in Lourinhã, Portugal which offers modern and quality accommodations in the countryside near the beach.

Instructors 1


Julia and Carlos are going to be your yoga teachers at The Maverick for the summer season. Because we truly love surfing, we understand the benefits of yoga for the surfing practice. At the Maverick we offer a mix of Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin and Aerial Yoga. From beginners to advanced levels, we are always making sure you are safe on the mat.

Reviews 13

Richelle Leckey

from Portugal, September 2017

"Loved being part of the Maverick! "

The people running the retreat were so accommodating!

Raoul Mahler

from France, August 2017

I like the organisation at Maverick. You feel like belonging to a community but at the same time people are autonomous and free to join / not join events / dinners, etc.

The staff is amazingly nice and fun. Lisa the yoga instructor really makes a good job and is a very nice person. Finally, customers are a balanced mix of friends / solo travelers / families of all ages, which allows to meet very different people.

Katherine Hewitt

from United Kingdom, June 2017

"Solo female traveller"

Staff all incredibly friendly, helpful and welcoming, accommodation brand new and spacious


from United Kingdom, June 2017

"Very relaxing - apart from the surfing!"

The Maverick is lovely, great facilities (kitchen, bathroom, dining area, pool area, gardens and winter garden). Very clean. Staff all helpful and friendly. The location is rural but that's fine for me as it made it more relaxing than being in the town. Breakfast was lovely - good choice. Surfing was great fun - class sizes small which helps for beginners! They also have a great yoga studio and we had a yoga class on the beach which whilst cold was really beautiful.

Susanne Grabinger

from United States, September 2017

"Schöne Location - leider ungepflegt"

Eine wunderschöne Anlage mit allem ...gut durchdacht und mit tollen Ideen sportlich wie für das Auge.

Der Highlight für mich waren die Yogastunden mit LISA - sehr sehr gut - eine wunderbare Yogalehrerin - danke dir Lisa.

Leanne Dronfield

from United Kingdom, May 2017

"Loved it"

This was the perfect little yoga break for me - the place, group and food were just amazing. I felt really great there.

Shane Laochadha

from Portugal, April 2017

"Sejour relax"

The German organisation

Balance between joga and free time

Quality of the meal preparation (very healthy)

Testimonials 5

Helen P.

TripAdvisor website

I had an amazing time at the Maverick. The staff are extremely efficient, welcoming, and friendly. The guesthouse is beautiful, so well designed, and extremely clean. The breakfast is delicious and filling. The gardens and sun-deck are wonderful. The pool is really luxurious. The surf lessons at Up Rise Surf School are tailored to individual needs and really helped me improve my technique. The yoga teacher was great and very attentive. Overall a wonderful stay and very good value. I can't wait to go back.

Oliver E.

TripAdvisor website

House and room brand new and high standard. Very well cleaned. Nice swimming pool and many other activities possible. Nice place for children too. Nice view. But lack of service at the breakfast. And poor quality of the bed cushions.

Alice United Kingdom

The Maverick website

A beautiful hostel, with friendly staff who would do anything to help!

Nik Germany

The Maverick website

Only to be recommended! The hosts are happy to consider individual requests and are always up for fun. The stay was just amazing.

Jack Australia

The Maverick website

Had a great stay at the Maverick, was a great introduction to the area and the surrounding surf spots, awesome hospitality, was well looked after by Julia and the crew, will definitely be back to chase some winter swells one day.

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