More than just a yoga & surf retreat in Portugal…  At The Salty Pelican  in Costa da Caparica you will find only deluxe 4-bed dorm rooms with custom designer beds for up to 28 guests... along with a cosy lounge, covered patio chill-out area with BBQ, garden to kick-up your feet after a long day at the beach, tourist information desk, laundry room, guest kitchen, free wifi, delicious breakfast buffet, free linen and much more. The retreat has just had a complete renovation from top to bottom, so you'll find everything new, comfortable, modern, secure and clean. We give you comfort and quality for the lowest price we possibly can at this great location, right in the centre of the Costa da Caparica coast. The Salty Pelican is just a short 400m walk from the surfing beach and you can easily reach Lisbon in a 15 minute UBER ride. Steps from our yoga & surf retreat you will find everything you need, from a supermarket to restaurants, tapas bars, bakeries, beachfront cafes, a bank, beaches and a beautiful national park beach very close by. You can spend your days at the many awesome beaches that surround the town and your evenings enjoying a beautiful sunset right at the beach in one of the many beachside cafes. You can also easily get high above it all and enjoy the beautiful Nature Park of Arrábida. So whether your after peace of mind, beautiful beaches, perfect beginner surf or that lively city life... we have located at the perfect spot for you to enjoy. You will find the atmosphere here at The Salty Pelican is lively, friendly and has staff that actually cares about you.


" The Salty Pelican Yoga & Surf Retreat  in Portugal, offers safe and secure, social accommodation at a price that won't  break your travel budget "


Be sure to check our many weekly activities when you arrive. We have established a diverse range of highly activities which includes grilled seafood BBQ nights, Portuguese Tapas & Wine nights and Sunset Meditation national park beach hikes..  So kick back on your beanbag in our garden, grab a nice wine or beer in your hands and really appreciate this experience in the heart of Costa da Caparica... we guarantee you’ll have a great night every night! We also have an all day menu with tasty local craft beers, ciders and sangria.  Alternatively you can use the shared guest kitchen, where you can prepare your own food and hang out with other guests in our garden with led mood lighting or relax in our cosy lounge.



Our Story

The Salty Pelican yoga & surf retreat was started by 3 friends who spent the last 20 years collectively backpacking and working their way around the world. We have created the yoga & surf retreat based on inspirations we have found along our journey and added them with a touch of our own. What makes The Salty Pelican stand out from the rest - is that we are experienced travelers just like yourselves and we understand all the needs you may have whilst staying with us. We have extensive knowledge to share with you about about Costa da Caparica and your future travels... we can't wait to meet you.



Our Mission

We strive to promote real value for money services for all our guests and continually try to develop the quality of life during your stay with us. We offer an innovative programme of attractive activities and events for our guests and strive to stand out as a real alternative when compared to other forms of accommodation in the area. We have travelled to many places & retreats around the world and understand what you are looking for in a yoga retreat.


" We try to balance a lively atmosphere with comfort and a good night's sleep. "


Ultimately our goal is to create a great environment for you to hang out, meet people or just relax after a long day.


" We love Cascais, we love Portugal and we want you to fall in love with it too "