The Salty Pelican Yoga & Surf Retreat in Ericeira was designed and built very recently.. So you'll find everything new, comfortable, modern, secure, clean and also very central. Our retreat has a combination of deluxe spacious shared rooms and twin rooms for over 40 guests. Most rooms have private ensuite bathrooms and a private balcony/terrace overlooking the infinity pool and endless sea views.
We offer many great design features at our retreat, including a cosy open plan living area which opens directly out onto the swimming pool deck, covered communal dining area, relaxing sea view sun decks with bean bags & sun loungers to unwind on all day, poolside bar & restaurant with an all day menu, indoor yoga studio, cinema room, wellness centre, tourist & tours information desk, laundry room, FREE WiFi, delicious FREE buffet breakfast daily, premium FLOWT surfboard range available, clean fresh linen and much more. Our fluent english speaking staff are always ready to answer all your questions. When you want to experience the local culture, we have all the information you will need to visit Ericeira and best surrounding area sites, including a FREE local map at check-in. While you're here you can give surfing a go, as we have a diverse collection of surfboards for guest use (*package bookings only) and qualified surf instructors if you prefer a lesson to start. Our yoga & meditation programs are running daily except on Mondays... and be sure to check our wellness centre list of treatments, body scrubs and massages on your arrival. We have established a diverse range of activities which includes our Seafood & Grilled Vegetarian BBQ nights, Portuguese Tapas & Wine nights, Sunset Meditation hikes on the cliff tops and Winery tours & tastings. We guarantee you’ll have a great day every day and really appreciate this experience in Ericeira...
• Amazing central location
• Endless sea views from most rooms
• No curfew - No lock-out
• Sea view yoga deck + Daily yoga & meditation
• Property & room security key card access
• Large swimming pool
• Indoor yoga Shala
• Daily surf lessons
• Twice daily yoga classes (except Mondays)
• Cinema room
• Cozy open living space area adjacent to pool
• Communal dining table (covered)
• All day menu + healthy drinks & cocktails
• Sea view terrace
• Poolside sun loungers & beanbags
• Wellness centre offering massages & treatments
• All rooms are modern & clean
• Most rooms with private ensuite bathrooms
• FREE Yoga mats & equipment use
• FREE Wifi - including in your room
• FREE Local map
• FREE Breakfast daily
• FREE Book exchange
• FREE Luggage storage
• FREE Lemongrass & Bergamot Shampoo dispensers
• PREMIUM Surfboard range (**Package bookings only)
• Guest towels available to rent
• Tours & travel desk
• Beach & nature park Yoga sessions most days
• Board games
• Universal power adapters available in every room
• Laundry facilities
• Apple Imac Computer access + printing
• Daily housekeeping
• Hairdryers available
• Heated swimming pool
POOLSIDE DINING TABLE & SEA VIEW TERRACE
Don't skip our FREE delicious & healthy breakfast buffet served daily at our poolside dining areas with sea view terraces. Including freshly baked breads, locally baked sweet pastries, chia seed puddings, selection of cereals & muesli, boiled eggs, cheeses, chorizo, sliced vegetables, freshly cut fruits, dried fruits, mixed seeds & nuts and natural yogurt. Grab an organic tea, fresh cup of coffee or a glass of our cinnamon & lemon infused water and really enjoy the glorious morning sunshine and sea views for days. It's the perfect way to start the day...
& Sea view Terrace
The central meeting point to start your day or nightly adventures; the perfect place to meet fellow yogis from all over the world. Here you can enjoy a swim in our pool with light background music, read a book whilst catching some sun in one of our many sun loungers, bean bags or just relax with a nice glass of chilled goodness. The pool and open lounging areas really comes into its own every sunset, where you can relax with new friends after long day of yoga & surf.
Each morning and evening we gather all our guests together to socialise over a good meal and some delicious drinks from our poolside restaurant and bar. Savour local flavours with a mexican twist from our diverse all day menu including healthy delicious vegetarian options and locally made kombucha.
Seafood & Vegetarian BBQ Dinner
EVERY WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY NIGHT
Every Wednesday & Sunday evening, The Salty Pelican crew cooks up a yummy Seafood BBQ including delicious grilled vegetarian options also. We love to bring everyone of our guests together to eat, drink, socialise and make new lifetime friends. The BBQ is served at our communal dining table usually, includes all the sides and also red & white Portuguese wines.
Portuguese Tapas & Wine Dinner
EVERY FRIDAY & MONDAY NIGHT
Every Monday & Friday evening, we gather our guests together around our beautiful communal dining table to taste a variety of different great tasting local tapas dishes... Including grilled chorizo sausage, variety of pinchos, local olives, bacalhau fritters, calamari, sun dried tomato bruschetta, batata fritas and garlic & coriander grilled prawns. The delicious food variety is complimented with local red & white wines.
BODY TREATMENTS & MASSAGES
On your arrival day, a schedule is open to book your Ayurvedic treatments. Our wellness area is located onsite and has two seperate rooms where we pamper your bodies with our variety of Ayurvedic massage treatments including full body, foot and shoulder treatments. Really take the time to appreciate and absorb the special oils that your body and mind needs. Our relaxing Ayurvedic massages and head massages will make your stay even more zen after a good day of surf, yoga or exploring…
Help your body to find the perfect balance.
Guided Meditation Hike
MONDAY & THURSDAY
On both Monday & Thursday afternoons when we have no yoga classes scheduled... Instead we take you on an easy to moderate hike, to one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Portugal Here we will practice meditation right on the sand and enjoy the spectacular skies before the sunset. This activity will be one of he highlights of your stay with us and shouldn't be missed. This activity schedule can be affected by the weather.
WINERY TOUR & TASTING
Looking for an authentic Portuguese experience, including visits to the vineyard, barrel room and tasting a selection of wines, paired with marinated olives, regional cheeses & toasted crackers.…. Then join us on our tour of Quinta da Boa Esperança Winery with breathtakingly beautiful scenery. This activity is an optional extra but well worth a visit each Monday and Thursday.