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8 Day Breathtaking SUP and Yoga Holiday in Cascais, Portugal

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8 Day Breathtaking Surf and Yoga Holiday in Cascais, Portugal

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8 Days Breathtaking Surf and Yoga Holiday in Ericeira, Portugal

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Reviews (166)

Cécile Linel

from France, August 2021

Great lessons and organization.

Good ambiance.

Clean rooms.

I could really rest, have fun, make new friends , improve my yoga practise and discover new activities as SUP.

Cristiano Fonseca

from Portugal, August 2021

"The Pellican’s experience"

I loved the friendly atmosphere, the environment that helps to gather people together, the activities and the food.

Nina Koll

from Netherlands, August 2021

I have been travelling solo for many years now {in Europe, Asia, South America} and this has been one of the most easy going experiences. I can certainly recommend it to anyone who’s never done this before, especially to womxn who are a bit hesitant. Portugal is very safe, the people are friendly and won’t give you funny looks if you ‘socialize’ only with yourself, - and most importantly, The Salty Pelican is a great place to mingle with interesting people. The lovely folx running the place are wonderful: helpful, relaxed, always approachable and flexible. I’m everything but a morning person and yet to my surprise I happily got out of bed at 6:30 for Lindsay’s vinyasa. I loved the massage, the hike, meditation, excursion to the vineyard & winery (make sure to book it!) - and the surfing. In fact I enjoyed surfing so much that I ended up booking extra classes {props to Tales, Rogerio & Joao}.

Jennifer Torkelson

from United States, August 2020

"A great place to relax, do yoga, and connect"

I thoroughly enjoyed the yoga and instructor, food, BBQs, and the nice comfy beds. The location is excellent as well.

Marti Rosenfield

from United States, August 2019

"Salty Pelican.....a must stay!"

The staff was incredibly helpful and the other guests made the stay magical! Staffers Tiago, Nikki, Ruth, and all the others work hard to ensure a pleasurable stay. Very chill place with perfectly planned activities. I will return and possibly will visit the new Salty Pelican in Sri Lanka! Way to go Monica, Garrett, Tiago, etc....


from Germany, March 2020

Die schönen Yogastunden bei Mara. Die super Energievoll, meditativ und zum ausschalten waren. Haben echt viel Spaß gemacht. Einfach eine schöne und entspannte Zeit nur für sich zuhaben und trotzdem ein Teil einer super sympathischen Gruppe zu sein.

Das Team war super hilfsbereit und stand für alle Fragen zu Verfügung :)

Und die Fotos die gemacht worden sind und in der Dropbox gelandet sind, sind richtig schön geworden 😍


from Germany, August 2019


Tolles Programm, tolle Leute, tolle Lage


from Portugal, September 2021

"Yoga Holiday "

I liked the hostel facilities (especially the pool). What I liked most was the good atmosphere among the guests. Yoga practice was good, but for a yoga retreat there are few practices during the day. As a small break the experience was good.

Daria Zakharova

from France, August 2021

Nice place for really chill. Nice people around, very good teachers for surfing! I really enjoyed that activity!

Damian Tonon

from Belgium, August 2021

"Beautiful experience, excellent for solo travels"

Yoga classes, positive environment, food, organisation, premises, relax and friendly atmosphere


from France, August 2021

"5 days at Salty Cascais"

The facilities are really good. Very clean and staff super welcoming and helpful.

Tea available all day and the location is quite central.

I enjoyed Inès classes in the morning. She is a very good instructor.

Sabina Göring

from Germany, July 2021

"Amazing full of energy house"

Thank for the unforgetabble time in our house with a lot of lovely amazing people. The yoga classes in the morning was really good and the hike meditation too. The team do the best for the guest. Thank you guys, see you soon.

Kandrashova Larysa

from Portugal, January 2021

"I loved yoga classes with Jovanca.I loved location."

Location, atmosphère , massage, and especially yoga classes with Jovanca

Tetiana Leshchuk

from Netherlands, January 2021

I really enjoyed the yoga classes with Javanka and the surf classes with Pedro. They are great at working with people! Big thank you to them!

The breakfast was really nice and tasty as well. And additional dinners like BBQ and Tapas nights.

Everyone was super helpful. The communication with Zandra (organizer) was flawless!

Saowanee Sae-tang

from United Kingdom, October 2020

"Amazing place."

Everything. Zandra is real nice and very helpful.

The house is clean

Yun Fan

from Spain, September 2020

"Not a yoga retreat"

The House we are staying is beautifully furnished, it's clean and you got all facilities in the bathroom. The atmosphere is good, staff generally are nice. The masaje was very nice and relaxing.

Ambre Sd

from France, August 2020

"Amazing trip in Cascais"

My stay at Salty Pelican was absolutely amazing! Imagine a little paradise with breathtaking landscapes, mountains, beautiful beaches and nice little towns, amazing people, and a beautiful ancient house where you can rest, get a massage, go to yoga classes and enjoy the company of other travelers : that’s everything this trip was. It was so worth it. The best experience to get away from daily life and get to know the surfing lifestyle.

I had surfing lessons almost everyday and they were incredible. I had never surfed before, and I was able to make some progress. The instructors are very patient, reassuring, they adapt to your level but still push you to get better and catch waves. Many thanks to all the team of the Moana surf school : Alex, Pedro, Bruno, David... they always give you advices, comment on your posture and really give you the chance to progress. Shoutout to Ze, for the enthusiasm, fun and kindness and for helping me catch the best waves I had during the trip.

Keep the good vibes ! Enjoy your little paradise. I will definetly be back :)


from Germany, August 2020

"My expectations were surpassed"

I liked that everybody was ready to help at any moment. Moreover, the athmosphere was relaxed which allowed me to enjoy my trip right from the first moment I arrived at the Salty Pelican's.

Veronica Rohach

from United States, July 2020

"Not worth the price"

Everything was stylish and clean inside the hostel. You can tell that they care for their facilities. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Sara Beretta

from Switzerland, July 2020

At the retreat you meet many interesting people from different countries, I really appreciated getting to know them and doing things together. You have a lot of free time and nobody really pressures you, so you can enjoy your time doing whatever makes you happy. There are plenty of things to do and to visit during the day, even if you decide not to surf or do yoga. The hostel is also very nice.

Noa Hausman

from Sri Lanka, April 2020


The staff were amazing! This place is super decorative and beautiful. Everything was just PERFECT


from Belgium, March 2020

"beautiful and calm break"

the perfect spot if you need a break and to emerge into a yoga practice few days. What I liked is that you had the option to mingle with the group or be all by yourself. Staff was super friendly and useful, all activities organised were great! The yoga teacher Mara was just WOW, so much knowledge and so much heart she put into it! I learned A LOT in these few days from her! Very grateful for having this break!

Fabiola Silva

from United Kingdom, March 2020

"Great experience!!"

Such a great place!! Usually yoga retreats are too expensive for the quality you get - with the Salty Pelican it was the exact opposite! Everything is brand new and a details have been thought through. Great yoga, great surf, very welcoming staff. The location is also amazing!!


from Spain, February 2020

The property is brand new and the facilities are very well thought.

Arriane Fernandez

from United Arab Emirates, February 2020

"Home for four days :)"

They say, "there's no place like home" and for me, Salty Pelican was home even for only a while. I had an amazing time here. It far exceeded my expectations. Good food, serene place, lovely and awesome people at the hostel. I'm definitely coming back and looking forward to spending my next holidays with Salty Pelican :)

Riikka Hoskola

from Finland, February 2020

The place was amazing and really nice staff! I loved it there! :)

Tina Nisson

from Sri Lanka, February 2020

"Gorgeous place "

The place is brand new & everything is gleaming and beautiful. Its stunning design, amazing pool, super friendly staff & perfect location to my favourite beach in Sri Lanka gave it top points from me. I'm recommending it to everyone now I'm back home. Highly recommend!

Ingrid La

from Denmark, February 2020

"100% guaranteed relaxation"

This place is amazing! It’s beautiful and everything is brand new. Top quality materials in every aspect and the design team has had an excellent eye for great details. The vibe is relaxed and peaceful.

• Very pleasant and welcoming staff

• Super sweet and kind yoga instructors (Natasha and Kat make a dream team!)

• Fun and energetic surf instructors (Sunny is the best!)

• Breakfast is very yummy :)

• The pool is heavenly and surrounded by palm trees and beautiful sunsets too.

• You will get to experience a little “wild life” near the camp. Playful monkeys will hangout nearby. Beautiful peacocks also roam around freely.


from Germany, January 2020

"4 day Yoga retreat "

Very friendly and helpful staff. As I was travelling alone it was nice to get to know some of the open minded guests. The location is really nice and the Interieur is Brand New of course.

Thanks guys!

Nicolina Rosberg

from Sweden, January 2020

"Book it! "

I stayed at Salty Pelican for a week and it was just wonderful! The location was great, the facilities super nice and mostly the staff were lovely! I was one of their first guest on the very opening and there were still some construction and noises during my stay but we got well compensated for this. The included massages in my package were lovely. It’s very luxurious and everything is brand new. Five minutes walk to both Dikwella and Hiriketiya beach. Restaurants and shops near. The retreat itself felt more like a friendly but very luxurious hostel with the option of doing lots of yoga and surfing. We all felt like a big family and I got friends for all over the world during my week there. I can varmly recommend it!

Tetyana Dymaretska

from Ireland, November 2019

"Our 8 days stay at retreat"

Great atmosphere, amazing food, friendly stuff and just really enjoyable stay overall !Looking forward to another trip but this time to Sri Lanka!


from United Kingdom, November 2019

"A great, relaxing short stay"

A great way to spend 3 days! Loved the nice, relaxed vibe, the good yoga and surfing instruction, and chatting to friendly and respectful fellow guests. It was my first time surfing and I loved it! The surfing beach was beautiful, and the instructors were helpful and patient. Salty Pelican offers a good balance of activity options and free time for exploring, in my opinion. I also enjoyed the bbq one evening.


from Germany, October 2019

"I'd love to come back. Definitely recommended."

I liked the accommodation and the variety offered.

Even if an offer was not listed salty pelican tried to make it possible.

Nice team - especially Monika.

Especially the yoga hour in the morning with Sonia was good. I liked her style and the way she teaches. The same goes for Tina - SUP with her was so much fun and I learned a lot.

Jaana Jokilehto

from Finland, September 2019

"Everything that was needed and more"

I came to Cascais for the yoga retreat to have an escape from my hectic life that I love, but is also a lot to deal with sometimes. Yoga with Lindsay was the best, surf lessons were challenging but I loved it anyway. Food was also good and the atmosphere was welcoming from start to finish.


from United Kingdom, September 2019

"Retreat yoga"

Yoga teachers are very nice and helpfull.

Angela Nobile

from United States, September 2019

"Fun, friendly lively "

The atmosphere was great! Friendly,encouraging people from all over.the staff couldn’t have been nicer! It was nice to have activities planned, but also have free time. Cascais is amazing and fun. I love walking past the beach to get to town. Beautiful beaches,don’t miss Bocca de inferno for sunset.


from Spain, September 2019

"It is s hostel where some activities, as yoga, are organized"

House is beautiful, Cascais is a wonderful city with a lot of cultural options, there are places very worth to visit close

Djenab Conde

from United States, August 2019

"Great respite "

We stayed in the deluxe double, and it was nice to be in the quieter building. We had a great experience - be prepared for a lot of walking up and down hills to get to and from yoga and the beach!

Sofia Cortot

from Switzerland, August 2019

"Je recommande cette endroit "

Cours yoga Très bien à la plage , bon endroit

Anna Lorenz

from Germany, August 2019

"Amazing place and community "

The house was great, having the options to choose your daily activity was also wonderful. It’s done in a way that you can flexibly create the retreat you need. Yoga was a great experience with knowledgeable and kind instructors. Everyone on the team - salty pelican and the surf school - were fun and friendly.

Rachel K Sandage

from Denmark, July 2019

"An incredible community experience! "

I loved everything about the Salty Pelican, even it’s little quirks! The house is beautiful, the rooms are comfortable, cozy, and functional. The kitchen is clean and well equipped. The outdoor dining spots are so cute! The garden area with bean bags and lounge chairs was a favorite spot in between yoga/surfing. The bathrooms are limited though we all managed fine, keeping a chill attitude. They are really nice bathrooms and definitely are enjoyable to use for showers after a sweaty, sandy day. What I loved the most was the friendly staff and the way this place attracted such lovely, humble, and non-judging people! I feel I walked away with so many new friends and endless memories. I look forward to visiting again soon and can’t wait to see the new location coming in Sri Lanka! :D

Brian Hokke

from Netherlands, July 2019

"loved it!"

I really enjoyed my stay at the Salty Pelican, it's positioned on a small mountain just outside Cascais. Supermarket, the beach, restaurants and the train station are within a 15 min walking distance. Even a short trip to Cascais city center is within reach +/- 30min by foot. The yoga in the morning and evening are both amazing. The surf instructors are talented and even as a beginner you'll definitely have a lot of fun!


from United Kingdom, July 2019

"Great and friendly retreat!"

This was my first retreat and it really exceeded my expectations! I stayed in the smaller villa in a double room, and I can really recommend that. We had plenty of space to ourselves, but close enough to the main villa to do all the activities and socialise there. The staff and yoga/surf instructors were incredibly friendly and the quality of activities were great! The breakfasts were yummy. I would definitely recommend this retreat!


from Canada, July 2019

"Overall Experience"

-Good community of people from around the world

-Good location

Alberto Pirrera

from France, July 2019

Very good vibes and great energy at the Salty Pellican. I met super nice people and the stuff was welcoming, friendly and always there to help. Surf lessons were fun and the massage from Monika was amazing! Lots of time to relax under the sun in the garden as well. It was great sharing these great moments with everyone and I would love to try the new structure in Sri Lanka.

Melike Sen

from United Kingdom, June 2019

"A truly first class experience..."

At Salty Pelican the staff were extremely helpful and lovely, the accommodation was exceptional and the yoga, massage and surfing experiences were truly awesome!!! I would definitely recommend it to others...! :)

William Roche

from Ireland, June 2019

The effort to make a comfortable and sociable atmosphere with plenty of varied activities


from Denmark, May 2019

"Such a good holiday"

I loved the 7 am yoga, walking back to the hostel, having breakfast with all my new friends in the garden. I loved the 5 pm yoga in the park with Sonia and Sanna, so relaxing after a day of exploring and sun. I loved going out eating and party with the hostel every night. I made so many new friends in only one week.

I loved all the staff at the hostel, they were all kind and helpfull. Big thanks to Sonia and Sana for the yogasessions.

Emma Tarling

from United Kingdom, May 2019

"Mum and daughter short break "

The accommodation was very nice 👍 the staff were friendly, the food was delicious 😋- only thing missing is a pool or a inflatable hot tub.

Elka Ritchie

from United Kingdom, May 2019

"Perfect wellness retreat "

I enjoyed every minute of my stay there as the staff was very friendly and accommodating to my last minute requests. The Yoga instructors were fantastic and very knowledgable too. My massage was excellent and helped me so much. Overall good value for money and good programs.

Natnalin Thananan

from United Kingdom, April 2019

"Wonderful experience"

I really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. You can choose to join in the activities or if you prefer to do your own thing that's fine too. All the guests were also lovely people who enjoys the same type of things (yoga, meditation, surfing, mindfulness) so it was easy to get on with everyone. The breakfast was really good as well and the facilities and rooms were clean and spacious.


from United States, April 2019

The people, activities, food, house... Amazing!

Janis Phillipson

from United Kingdom, April 2019

"A short but fantastically sweet visit"

I loved the warm and friendly staff. Relaxing, clean respectful accommodation. Sharing a dorm isn't for everyone.. But I found it worked well. Everyone was inclusive and friendly

Ria Smith

from United Kingdom, April 2019

"Truly Sublime"

This was an excellent retreat. The package was great value for money. I did the 'short and sweet' 3 day package with 3 yoga sessions, 1 massage, bed and breakfast.

The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful, I would - will be, going back here definitely.

The accommodation was lovely, clean and secure. The breakfast was fabulous! Definitely add on the BBQ and Tapas night! Well worth the 13 Euros for the amount of food and the quality.

Nicola Howell

from United States, March 2019

"Was super! Loved it! Such a great week.Was restorative & fun"

Lots to do-

Learnt to surf a bit from scratch in wavey sunny sea!

Excellent calming yoga with Sonia who was very kind & lovely

Beautiful house

Friendly people

Had a good time even going on my own

Lauren Grimwood

from United Kingdom, March 2019

"Wonderful getaway"

The Salty Pelican was better than expected. They have two houses, one which is used as more of a shared hostel and another which is made up of only private rooms. We had a private room in the other house and because others were nearly always out and about, we felt like we had the whole house to ourselves. The yoga each morning was on the pier - with the waves crashing right behind you, it’s an experience that’s hard to forget. The breakfast was simple but so delicious - we have tried to replicate it each morning since leaving. Everyone who works at The Salty Pelican was so wonderful and kind - and really go above and beyond to make you feel like you’re at home. We also did a meditation hike and retreat that they organized to a secret beach and it was incredible. We really loved everything about it and were genuinely so sad to leave. If we could go back, we would extend our stay there!


from Netherlands, January 2019

"nice flexible retreat holiday "

the location is really good, not too far from Lisbon, Sintra and walkable distance to Cascais.

All activities are really nice and I really enjoyed them and had lots of fun during my stay there. I like the flexibility that I can also skip some activities (don't have to follow all activities) if I want to go to visit other cities nearby.

On the first day I was only one who want to learn surfing and at the beginning I am afraid that the surf class will be canceled. But only just one people, they still organize the surf class, that is really nice.

Signe Munkevica

from United Kingdom, January 2019

"Best birthday holiday ever"

Staff was very welcoming and friendly, location of the reatreat is great , short walking distance from the beach and train station.

Loved that activities came with a package, there was surfing, massage, yoga classes and walk to choose from.

Was not sure what it would be like over the New Year, but it worked out brilliantly. All the other guests were friendly and I could get to know people while doing activities and at BBQ and a Tapas night.

Highly recommend!!!!


from United Kingdom, December 2018

"Short break"

Ida is a superb teacher with positive energy that radiates out to the whole room. Her clear instructions, strong knowledge and caring attention means each of her classes is unique and worthwhile


from United Kingdom, November 2018

"A short break to remember :)"

The hike and yoga sessions were great. The villa was amazing and our room was very good. I didn't know we could use the kitchen and this was a nice discovery as it allowed us to stay in and chill if we wanted. The staff was always very helpful and sweet.


from Ireland, November 2018

"Lovely place, friendly staff and well run! "

Breakfast was really nice! The chilled friendly vibe!


from United States, October 2018

"Amazing break in Cascais - a little piece of heaven! "

What a wonderful experience. Salty Pelican is the perfect place for a sun filled getaway. Excellent accommodation, friendly staff, enlightening yoga and fun filled days of surfing. Excellent place to spend my first ever solo holiday 🎉

Sara Farthing

from United States, October 2018

"Not a retreat, more hostel style."

The yoga classes I did attend were outstanding. Both instructors guided a wonderful 1 hour session.

Shane Fagan

from Ireland, October 2018

"Overall wonderful "

The staff were great, the facilities were great and the activities were everything I had hoped if not more!

The whole hostel has a great relaxed atmosphere that makes getting to know the other travelers really easy.

Warm and friendly vibe throughout - I loved the yoga and the instructors and I had the most fun learning to surf for the first time.


from United Kingdom, October 2018

Great breakfast, lovely communal areas, great location. Amazing bathrooms. Comfy beds. Great massage included - this saved the trip. Yoga with Sonia was really lovely.

Emily Campbell

from United Kingdom, October 2018

"Amazing stay! "

The people, the Yoga and the surfing were great.

Samanta Adomaviciute

from United Kingdom, October 2018

"Amazing retreat with balanced activities "

The atmosphere and vibe was amazing! Owners of the place and other people that worked there were very nice! An incredible place where everyone is super friendly and helpful! Also there is a variety of things to do next to yoga and surfing such as BBQ dinners, hikes etc. All the people that I have met were very friendly and respectful of each other’s privacy considering the way the rooms are set up. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone that would like to surf, do some yoga and meet new and interesting people. I am definitely planning to come back and improve my surfing skills!


from Netherlands, September 2018

"Would fly back immediately"

Salty is an amazing place. This trip offers the best combination of doing something good for your body, while having fun at the same time. The instructors, staff and other guests are super friendly and will make you feel right at home.


from France, September 2021

cours au levé du soleil en bord de mer.

Carmen Hidalgo Giralt

from Spain, August 2021

"No es un un retiro de yoga es un hostel para veinteañeros"

La casa y el destino, Cascais.

Riccarda Cabalzar

from Switzerland, August 2021

"Erwartungen übertroffen"

super tolles Team!

Das Hostel in Estoril war von der Leitung, über die Angestellten einfach toll, super nett und zuvorkommend.

Auch die Yoga-Lehrerinnen waren meiner Meinung nach sehr geeignet für Anfänger bis Fortgeschrittene und kreierten super Lektionen.

Am tollsten waren aber die Surflektionen unter dem Chefinstructor Pedro vom der Moana Surfschool. Ich habe sehr viel gelernt und bin total motiviert für weitere Surfferien!

herzlichen Dank an alle.

Suzanne Niessen

from Netherlands, August 2021

"Thanks for the hospitality everyone!!👌🏼🔆"

Gastvrijheid, huiselijke en relaxed sfeertje

Isabelle Buffolo

from France, October 2020


Le cadre et le logement avec vu sur l'océan, avec la liberté de vivre et évoluer à notre guise dans la villa partagée.

Vera Hürlimann

from Switzerland, July 2020

"Perfekte Kombination aus entspannten und aktiven Ferien!"

Super Yoga Stunden bei Jovanka, tolle Surflektionen trotz windigen Bedingungen und eine sehr gemütliche, familiäre Atmospähre im Hostel.

Nach Hause zu fahren fiel mir sehr sehr schwer!!

Chloe Descamps

from Belgium, July 2020

"Juste parfait "

L'établissement est magique , le staff est aux petits soins avec nous, les cours de yoga sont adaptés , le surf se fait dans une école au top! Vraiment rien à dire ! peut être rajouter des patisserie portugaises au petit déjeuné mais ça c'est mon caprice :-D

Encore un énorme merci


Noemi Bielefeld

from Germany, January 2020

"Wunderschöne Anlage, tolles Essen und entspannendes Yoga! "

Die Unterkunft ist sehr schön, das Personal total freundlich und zuvorkommend. Das Yoga war gut (eher etwas einfacher damit jeder mitmachen kann aber sehr entspannend). In unserem Package war auch eine Massage inbegriffen die super war.

Das Frühstück war das beste auf unserer Sri Lanka Reise - sehr lecker! Auch die Dinner waren gut. Alles in allem hat es uns gut gefallen.

Sandra Kapetijn

from Netherlands, October 2019

"Aanrader! Leuk voor een relaxed moeder/dochter weekend"

Leuk: surfles, portugese tapas avond, yogalessen en massage. Allemaal erg leuk en professioneel geregeld.

Anne Bédard

from Canada, October 2019

L’endroit, l’ambiance et les activés.

Coral Garcia

from Spain, September 2019


El buen ambiente en la casa, la organización siempre con una sonrisa y dispuestos a ayudar. La decoración y las instalaciones geniales.

La casa de la ensuite maravillosa, con la calma y el espacio precioso que necesitaba.

Katrin Toth

from Germany, September 2019

"Erwartungen übertroffen!"

So ziemlich alles. Angefangen bei der Begrüßung, dem Hostel, inclusive der Zimmer, die vielen freundlichen Gesichter, Hiking, Yoga und natürlich das surfen. Vor allem das Sunset Surfing war herrlich!


from Switzerland, August 2019

"Yoga locations"

Outdoor yoga am pier

Joelle Regnaud

from Canada, August 2019

Mon séjour a été très bien! Il faut s’attendre que le Salty Pelican est un hostel, donc ce n’est pas une retraite de yoga structuré avec toujours les mêmes personnes durant la semaine. J’ai tout de même très apprécié cette formule que nous pouvons décider de notre horaire d’activités. Le personnel est très gentil et les cours de yoga très bien !


from Netherlands, August 2019


In this place you feel welcome, from the beginning till the end. Welcome in the house, welcome to do your thing, to be yourself, even if you don’t remember who you are. The experiences/program that is offered is very nice, you can choose what you are in to. Thank you!

Karine Nuixa

from France, August 2019

"Vacances au top"

La maison est très bien, située légèrement sur les hauteurs idéal pour l'activité physique quotidienne. Nous étions en chambre de 4 à l'étage nous avions deux grandes salles de bain. Pdj était bien tous les repas ont été pris dehors c'était très agréable. Le jardin est bien entretenu et nous en avons bien profité. Conforme aux photos vues sur le site. Cours de yoga époustouflant le matin au bord de la mer.


from Germany, August 2019

"Great stay in perfect location"

Amazing yoga in beautiful locations with very knowledgeable teachers! Large and clean bathrooms (showers are incredible:) and delicious breakfast. Very nice staff and good organization!


from Netherlands, August 2019

"Relaxte vakantie "

Een gezellig, mooi en net huis.

Badkamers zijn heel mooi.

De mensen zijn relaxt.

Activiteiten zijn goed geregeld.

Nora Ebner

from Austria, July 2019

"Expectations exceeded"

According to the very good ratings online I really had high expectations when coming to the Salty Pelican. Nevertheless my expectations where exceeded :)

The yoga classes and surfing classes where real fun, the hostel staff was incredible friendly, the hostel itself with its garden was super cosy and through the special dinners it was very easy to get to know new people.

Thank you very, very much for this wonderful experience.

I will definitely come again :))


from Austria, July 2019

Mario Thieme

from Germany, July 2019

"Wundervolle Zeit mit wundervollen Menschen"

Idee und Umsetzung des Yoga und Surf Retreats. Man fühlt sich vom ersten Moment an von Herzen willkommen. Das ganze Team vor Ort macht einen bemerkenswerten Job und schafft eine Atmosphäre, die einzigartig ist, reagiert unglaublich flexibel und macht die Tage vor Ort zu einem wundervollen Erlebnis, welches lange nachwirkt.


from Germany, July 2019

"Super Yoga-Urlaub"

Wir waren zu zweit in einem Mehrbettzimmer untergebracht, das sehr schön und sauber war. Die Betten sind bequem und man hat Platz, um seine Sachen zu verstauen. Die anderen in unserem Zimmer waren ebenfalls sehr nett und es herrscht einfach insgesamt eine sehr positive Atmosphäre im Sally Pelican. Die meisten Leute kommen alleine dort hin, sodass man immer jemanden findet, der Lust hat, etwas zu unternehmen.

Die Yogastunden waren perfekt für einen entspannten, aber trotzdem sportlichen Urlaub. Morgens gab es eher eine Hatha/Vinyasa-Einheit und am Nachmittag Yin. Beide Yogalehrerinnen waren wirklich super und sind auch auf die Wünsche der Teilnehmer eingegangen.

Die Surfstunden waren ebenfalls gut, man war immer mit 3-5 Leuten einem Surflehrer zugeteilt, sodass man sich nicht verloren gefühlt hat.

Insgesamt uneingeschränkt zu empfehlen!


from Germany, July 2019

"Superschöner Yoga- und Surf-Urlaub "

Super nette Mitarbeiter, kreative Yoga Stunden, gute Organisation, gemütliche Betten und Zimmer, schöne Badezimmer. Man fühlt sich rund um gut versorgt!

Denise Plein

from Germany, July 2019

"Salty pelican - Camp but not retreat "

Seeeeehr nettes Personal -

Tolle entspannte Atmosphäre - süßes Hostel


from Germany, July 2019

"Einfach wunderbar!"

Im Salty Pelican wird man mit offenen Armen empfangen und es herrscht eine unglaublich herzliche Atmosphäre. Alle Mitarbeiter sind über die Maßen freundlich und hilfsbereit, egal worum es geht. Am besten hat mir gefallen, dass man jeden Tag ganz spontan gestalten kann, indem man sich einfach dafür ein - oder auch wieder austrägt. Es gibt rund um Cascais unheimlich viel zu entdecken! Das Hostel bietet zudem fast täglich Ausflüge an, die alle sehr zu empfehlen und preislich sehr fair sind. Das zubuchbare Essen schmeckt toll (auch für Vegetarier!), es gibt aber auch unzählige schöne Restaurants in der Nähe. Die Yogakurse sind sehr gut, mir persönlich war das Treffen morgens um 7 aber meist zu früh und ich war eher in den Nachmittagskursen. Die Surfschule bietet für jeden etwas, auch hier sind alle sehr freundlich, offen und flexibel. Der Strand, an den man für die Surfstunde gebracht wird, ist super schön und lädt zum Verweilen ein, wenn man mal nicht mit zurück ins Hostel möchte. Für mich war das ein wunderschöner, wie auf mich zugeschnittener Urlaub mit vielen Gleichgesinnten in einem sehr besonderen Hostel. Vielen Dank dafür!€


from Germany, July 2019

"Schöner Yoga-Urlaub in Portugal"

Wunderschönes, neues Haus mit netten Leuten aus der ganzen Welt, gutem Essen und viel Aktivitäts-Angebot. Schön war auch der Meditation Hike und die BBQ-Night mit dem besten Sangria überhaupt. Im Garten konnte man gut entspannen. Cascais ist sehr schön.


from Germany, June 2019

"Durchatmen, entspannen und Spaß haben!"

Das Hostel hat eine schöne Atmosphäre! Es ist sauber, gemütlich und das Team hilft einem bei allen Fragen und Wünschen. Man fühlt sich sofort zu Hause.

Ingrid Bellom

from France, June 2019

"Awesome retreat "

Peaceful place very clean and well organized. Caring and helpful staff. The activities are well planed so that we have time to rest.


from Germany, May 2019

"Viele Interaktionen im Außen..."

Yogakurse am Meer waren traumhaft, allerdings der Surfkurs mit 10 Uhr Abfahrt tendenziell sportlich bzw. Aktionen zu gedrängt. Schöne Atmosphäre im Haus mit Rückzugsmöglichkeiten...Kritik wurde freundlich aufgegriffen und auch gleich "bearbeitet" - super nettes Personal :-) traumhafte Gegend...


from Netherlands, May 2019

I've been at the Salty Pelican for only four days but the experience was even better than I expected. The hostel was very modern, nice and above all: clean. The service was great and I felt at home immediately, partly because of the personal vibe and the fact the people working at Salty's even knew my name. During the nights it was quiet in the hostel. I met the nicest people, had good laughs with them and enjoyed the yoga and surfing. The ambience was very good and I definitely want to come back for a longer stay next year.

Katrin Jaeger

from Portugal, May 2019

"Sehr empfehlenswertes Camp!"

Für mich der perfekte Mix zwischen Enspannung und Action! Neben dem täglichen Yoga ging ich viel surfen, nahm am Meditation-Hike teil oder entspannte am nahegelegenen Strand. Das Team ist super flexibel, so konnte ich problemlos eine Surfstunde gegen eine kurze Massage tauschen. Die Villa ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und man fühlt sich wie zuhause, nicht wie in einem typischen Hostel. Auch die Atmosphäre zwischen den Gästen war sehr entspannt und wir haben viel gemeinsam in der Umgebung unternommen.

Das Frühstücksbuffet nach dem 7-Uhr-Yoga war jeden Tag ein Highlight!

Mirthe Hilderink

from Netherlands, May 2019

"Relaxed en gezellig"

Het was een zalig midweekje waar je nieuwe mensen leert kennen en kan genieten van de zon, goed eten, yoga en massage. Het was geen “super serieuze yoga retreat” maar meer een ontspannen plek die ook yoga aanbiedt. Ik heb me erg vermaakt en had langer willen blijven!

Rahel Studhalter

from Switzerland, May 2019


Das war die beste Entscheidung dieses Hostel zu buchen! Man fühlt sich von Anfang an wie Zuhause. Alles ist tip top sauber und das Frühstück wie auch die BBQ / Tapas Abende sind so super!!

Auf jedenfall empfehlenswert! Ich komme wieder.🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽

Charlotte Barnhoorn

from Netherlands, May 2019

"Fantastische ervaring!"

Wat een heerlijk relaxte sfeer bij de Salty Pelican. De accommodatie is prachtig; mensen heel vriendelijk en ik heb genoten van de yoga lessen op de pier.


from Spain, May 2019

"Buena experiencia "

Las clases de yoga son geniales, las instructoras muy simpáticas.

Las habitaciones están limpias, [email protected] trabajadoras del hostel simpá[email protected]

Los masajes son muy relajantes.

Los desayunos son muy ricos, echaba en falta el aceite.

Está cerca de la playa.

Puedes coger las esterillas cuando quieras.


from United States, April 2019


Sehr sehr nettes Team. Yoga Stunden waren super abwechslungsreich


from Germany, February 2019

"Alles super"

Super Location, tolles Team, nette Leute, interessantes Rahmenprogramm.


from Sweden, October 2018

"Perfekter Yoga-Trip"

Die Yoga Stunden und das zusätzliche Angebot war super. Vor allem die Mahe zum Strand ist traumhaft.


from Netherlands, October 2018

"Everything I hoped for"

Very nice atmosphere, very relaxed, good lessons, beautiful suroundings. Loved it. Mixed audience which was lovely. The BBQ and Tapas diner. The single room in the other villa is very comfortable.


from Germany, October 2018

Das immer freundliche, flexible und hilfsbereite Team. Abholung am Flughafen trotz deutlicher Verspätung um 1:30 hat sehr gut geklappt. Organisation der Activities sehr gut und sehr flexibel bei Änderungswünschen.


from Switzerland, October 2018

"Une semaine de belles rencontres et expériences"

La maison est magnifique, on y est très bien accueilli et tout est fait pour créer des liens avec les gens! Le personnel est au petit soin, toujours présent et d’une grande gentillesse. Il fait bon vivre au salty pelican. Il s’agit plus d’un camp d’activités où l’on peut faire du yoga que d’une véritable retraite.

Julia Schmid

from Switzerland, September 2018

"Auf jeden Fall wiederholenswert"

Viele Aktivitäten, gutes Essen, sehr zuvorkommendes Personal & saubere Zimmer.