• OVERVIEW
  • ROOMS
  • FACILITIES
  • SURFING
  • BEACH LIFE
  • FOOD
  • ACTIVITIES
  • CHILL OUT
  • ON THE DOORSTEP

Location: Avenida do Atlântico, nº 2 A. Santa Cruz. (opposite Praia da Física)
Transfer: 50mins drive from Lisbon airport
Family Friendly: Best for 7+
ClimateWinter 10-16C; Summer 26-30C
Surf level: All abilities

  • A place of creativity and simplicity with surfing and sustainable living at its heart, Noah Surf House consists of 8 rooms and 13 bungalows.
  • Mar rooms sleep up to 4 guests, with a Queen-sized bed, mezzanine with twin beds, fireplace, two showers and a sea-view balcony with surfboard rack.
  • Mar bungalows sleep 3 guests (perfect for couples with one child), with a Queen-sized bed and single bed, private bathroom and sea-view balcony with surfboard rack and outdoor shower.
  • Mar & Cook bungalows sleep up to 4 guests, and come with a fully equipped kitchen where you can create your own culinary masterpiece while soaking up the sea views. These include a Queen-sized bed and twin beds, private bathroom and sea-view balcony with surfboard rack and outdoor shower.
  • Terra rooms sleep 6-8 guests, with a Queen size bed, twin bed and hanging or mezzanine beds. These overlook the organic garden and open onto a private terrace with surfboard racks and outdoor shower.
  • There are also shared Bunk Bed rooms sleeping up to 8 people, with private garden/ terrace.
  • Each room is decorated in an original way – think stripped-back wood features, upcycled furniture and fishing nets, along with high tech extras such as a Bluetooth sound system and digital safety box.
  • Thriving on the fresh air culture, instead of air conditioning Noah uses aero-thermal energy to heat the rooms and fans combined with the Atlantic breeze to cool down the rooms.
  • Noah Surf House was designed by Portuguese architects, Alexandra Paiva and Vasco Vieira, using glass, cork and wood as its key structural elements.
  • Restaurant and Beach restaurant.
  • Rooftop deck with cocktail bar, hot tub and fire pit.
  • Rooftop infinity pool heated by solar panels (April – October).
  • Rooftop skate park.
  • Organic vegetable garden.
  • Surf racks and outdoor showers for each room.
  • Sports centre, functional training and yoga studios.
  • Surf store.
  • Multi dynamic/ meeting room with projector.
  • Surf school.
  • Babysitting on request.
  • Beach huts beside the sand (in the summer).
  • Noah Surf House has its own sports centre and surf school, with expert instructors who run courses for all levels and ages.
  • Shortboarding and longboarding tuition is available.
  • Surf lessons are separated into three levels, each with different theoretical and practical goals.
  • The surf school uses the best gear on the market and is accredited by the Portuguese Surfing Federation.
  • Santa Cruz is in the centre of Portugal’s West Coast – an unparalleled location for surfing with waves for all levels.
  • Choose from point breaks, beach breaks, busy breaks and deserted breaks.
  • SUP lessons are also available for waves and flat-water conditions.
  • There are eleven awesome beaches in Santa Cruz linked by stunning cliffs and coastline.
  • The hotel overlooks the golden sands of surf-lashed Praia da Física.
  • Santa Cruz is the home of the annual World Surfing League competition.
  • In 20km of coastline there are beaches for surfing, picnics and relaxing family days by the sea.
  • Catering for surfers, yogis and active types, Noah serves up delicious fruit bowls and drinks to boost your energy for surfing and skating sessions.
  • Fresh vegetables and edible flowers are plucked from the organic garden just before they’re put on your plate.
  • Breakfast includes organic produce from the garden, freshly squeezed juices, breads and cereals, homemade cakes, yoghurts and jams.
  • The Noah Beach Restaurant is directly opposite on the beach, where fresh fish and Portuguese specialities steal the show.
  • The rooftop cocktail bar serves homemade snacks and light dishes.
  • Grab and go packs are available so you can takeaway delish food to the beach or your room.
  • SUP
  • Yoga (kids’ yoga too).
  • Functional training and liquid balance (stretching on stand-up paddleboards).
  • Skateboarding and carver boards.
  • Cruiser bikes – for adults and children.
  • Trekking
  • Surfboard shaper visits.
  • Vegetable garden activities and foodie experiences.
  • Movie nights
  • Beach sports including beach volleyball and beach football.
  • Watch the sunset over the waves from the terrace.
  • Grab a cocktail for the sunset DJ sessions.
  • Sink into the rooftop hot tub.
  • Snuggle up round the fire-pit under the stars.
  • Float in the infinity pool and listen to the ocean.
  • Find your Zen with a yoga class.
  • Feel dwarfed by nature when you visit the viewpoint of Miradouro de Santa Helena.
  • Wait for low tide and walk beneath the huge rock arch of Penedo do Guincho.
  • Take an hour’s drive to Nazaré to watch the big-wave surfers take on the ocean’s giants.
  • Explore the hilltop city of Sintra, with its fairytale landscape of parkland, castles, palaces and cobbled streets.