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More than just a yoga & surf retreat in Portugal…  At The Salty Pelican you will find a variety of deluxe shared rooms and superior double rooms for up to 45 guests along with a cosy lounge, social BBQ terrace, peaceful multi-tiered garden, plenty of beanbag and sun loungers to kick-up your feet after a long day at the beach, tourist information desk, laundry room, guest kitchen, free wifi, delicious breakfast buffet and much more. The retreat is laid out well, so you'll find everything 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 Cascais bay with the magnificent seaside just 600m walk away. Steps away from our yoga & surf retreat you will find everything you need, from a supermarket to restaurants, tapas bars, vegan cafes, bakeries, beach front cafes, bank and the beach. You can spend your days at the awesome beaches that surround Cascais and your nights in the majestic old town where bars and restaurants spill out onto the cobbled streets. You can also easily get high above it all and enjoy the beautiful surrounding nature and fairy-tale castles of the Sintra National Park. So whether your after peace of mind, beautiful beaches 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 luxury 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, sunset meditation hikes, rock climbing and stand up paddle boarding..  So kick back on your beanbag in our garden, grab yourself an ice cold drink in your hand and really appreciate this experience in a breathtaking location... We guarantee you’ll have a great day every day! 



Our Story

The Salty Pelican yoga & surf retreat was started originally in Portugal by 3 friends who spent the last 20 years collectively backpacking and working their way around the world. We have created our yoga & surf retreats based on inspirations we have found along our journey and added them with a touch of our own. What makes The Salty Pelican retreats 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 Portugal, Sri Lanka 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 "






Our retreats are some of the best reviewed online, offering highly regarded surf & yoga experiences at some of the most amazing locations throughout the world. We have poured our own heart and soul into creating these special places you can begin to call home.... A place to be happy... A place to feel like your own. We guarantee to provide all our guests with the best surf & yoga experiences. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned pro... our packages are tailored to cater to all levels of surfers & Yogi's. A team of certified instructors who follow a very unique approach in teaching, will make sure that you learn the proper techniques and have loads of fun whilst doing so. Come join us for one of the best weeks of your life... we can promise you that...

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