Around the Surfcastle

The Surfcastle is conveniently located within reach of many facilities and amenities.

Restaurants & Bars

Baleal has several charming cafes, bars and restaurants that offer freshly made snacks, locally caught fish and a variety of beverages. Many of these have stunning views of Baleal Bay.

Peniche, a small fishing city just 4km (5 minutes drive) from Baleal offers many restaurants with fantastic food with the best meat, fish and wine Portugal has to offer. Ask a Surfcastle team member for a restaurant recommendation, and we’ll be happy to book a table or taxi for your evening out.


There is a small supermarket 5 minutes walk from the Surfcastle, and larger Supermarkets in nearby Peniche.

Banks & ATMs

The supermarket in Baleal has a multi-bank ATM, and nearby towns of Ferrel and Peniche offer full banking facilities.


During the Summer, Baleal offers fantastic beach-side parties at Bar da Praia and Bar da Bruno; both 5 minutes walk from the Surfcastle.


The nearby city of Peniche has a hospital, and Ferrel has a pharmacy that is open late until late at night.

Our Facilities

  • Breakfast

    Famous rustic breakfast every morning

  • WiFi

    Free wireless internet connection in the main house

  • Boards

    Full range of surf boards for you to use, from beginner to advanced

  • Wetsuits

    We have comfortable, warm wetsuits to fit everybody

  • Transport

    We’ll take you to the best spots for your surf sessions

  • Terraces

    Catch sunshine and watch the surf all year round

  • BBQ

    BBQ area available on our terrace

  • Picnic Area

    Eat and drink in the sunshine on our terrace

  • Bikes

    Explore the area on our bikes

  • Kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Coffee

    Brewed fresh to prepare you for your surf

  • Teas

    Help yourself to a cup of tea from our wide selection

  • Showers

    Hot showers in the changing rooms to warm up after your surf

  • Surf storage

    Safe, locked storage for your surf equipment

  • Surf Video

    We’ll film you while you surf to help you improve

  • WCs

    Shared bathrooms in the main and small house

  • Parking

    Free, on-site parking

  • Washing Machine

    Free use of our washing room

  • Wii

    Challenge your friends to a game of Mario Kart or Tennis

  • Movies

    Snuggle down and watch movies in our lounge

  • TV

    Watch movies, sport or music on our satellite TV in our lounge

  • Games

    Challenge your friends to a friendly board game

  • Music

    Listen to tunes while you relax and watch the sea

  • PS2

    Play surf games on our Playstation 2

  • No Smoking

    All indoor areas are no smoking

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