3 Algarve Beach & Surfing Hostels in Sagres in Costa Vicentina
Sagres is remote, adventurous and unlike any other destination in southern Portugal. The small town is situated at the extreme western tip of the Algarve, a region of dramatic natural scenery; comprising of raging seas, towering cliffs and vast beaches. Sagres is a destination where visitors come to embrace nature's immense power, be that in the sea surfing, on the land hiking, or basking under the glorious sun. Sagres has a laid back ambience with an outpost's rugged and unkempt appearance. Sagres will appeal to two main groups of tourists: surfers (kite, surf or body boarding) and visitors who enjoy the outdoors, and wish to escape the crowds and mayhem of the central Algarve. But whatever your reason for coming to the area, you'll need somewhere to stay and a base for your exploration of the area. Here are a few suggestions for quality, budget friendly accommodations to fit travelers of all types.
A fun, social hostel, great for meeting other travelers
Dorm Bed: $15.00
The Funky Monkey Hostel is located just outside of the center of Sagres. The hostel offers both dorms and private rooms with TVs, so it can accommodate guests looking for either a hostel dorm or their own privacy.
Reviews from guests are extremely positive, as the staff goes out of their way to make sure that everyone has a good time.
The Funky Monkey Hostel offers a large garden separated into differently designed sections for guests to enjoy. The hostel also offers hammocks for relaxing, and a wonderful rooftop terrace where you can hang out and get to know other travelers. There is also a gaming area with ping pong, foosball, a pool table, and darts. Bed linens are provided, and there are towels available for hire or you can bring your own. There is an equipped kitchen if you're interested in preparing your own food. There is no curfew, but the reception is limited, so if you plan on arriving late on check in day, make sure to call ahead to make arrangements. The staff are very welcoming and are very willing to help with any travel plans, restaurant suggestions, or things to do in the area.
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A social hostel for surfers and hikers, great for backpackers and budget travelers
Dorm Bed: $15.00
The Good Feeling is a hostel and guesthouse in Raposeira- 10km away from Sagres. The hostel is the perfect location for accessing the popular surfing spots in the area. The hostel is a homely, friendly facility where you can meet new friends, learn to surf, do many other great activities and have a great time. It is run by two Portuguese surfers who are always here and willing to help and advise you on how to make the most of your stay in this beautiful part of Portugal. They offer free transportation to the best beaches around.
Other services, such as Stand Up Paddle-Trips, surf guiding, rental of surf equipment, surfing lessons, Yoga and other outdoor activities are available as well - so there is always something to do here. There is a big kitchen if you want to prepare your own meals, a huge living room with tables where you can eat, a comfy relaxing area with couches, and a big TV with lots of DVDs. Around the house there is a terrace with hammocks, a BBQ-Area, a bar and a Beach volleyball Court. The hostel offers both private rooms as well as dormitory bedding with free bed linens and towels. The staff is happy to help you with information to make the most out of your trip and many guests agree that there is a great atmosphere here.
Sitio Eiras de Cima - Raposeira ,
A relaxing hostel for budget travelers, surfers, and backpackers situated near the beach
Dorm Bed: $15.00
Sagres Natura Surf Camp is located near the center of Sagres, in a quiet park in the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina. The hostel offers a tropical garden with palm trees, a terrace for sunbathing, and hot tub where you can relax. There is a daily buffet breakfast for an additional fee, and guests can enjoy drinks at the bar of the tropical garden or relax in the hammocks, playing games or practicing yoga. There is additional relaxation space available inside in the lounge with movies, music, and TV available. There is also an equipped kitchen open to everyone who would like to prepare their own meals. The hostel has private room options as well as dorm style bedding with free bed linens and towels provided. The kitchen is equipped and available for all guests. The hostel has a Ping Pong table for entertainment as well as Surf Party's for guests to enjoy. There is also a surf school attached to the hostel, so if you're interested in learning to surf, this could be a great option.
Rua Mestre António Galhardo ,
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