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Top activities to do in and around Lourinhã in 2024

In and around Lourinhã there are great things to do to make your holiday even more great. Surfing is big thing along the Silver Coast. Lisbon is only a 50 minute car ride away and is second-oldest European capital city. But also action activities like horse back riding await you to to get in touch with nature. The freedom of your mind is feeling like a wild horses ride. Getting tipsy on a wine tasting is as much fun as visiting the unique Dino Parque. Visiting Nazaré in the autumn months brings high chances witnessing some of the world’s biggest waves.


Learn To Surf

Experience the popularity of surfing on the Silver Coast. Whether solo, with friends, or as a family, learn to ride the waves. The Far End Surf House provides 3 and 4 day surf lessons for beginners and advanced surfers.


Areal Beach Bar by Chakall

Areal Beach Bar by Chakall is simple restoraunt located on our favorite beach Praia da Areia Branca. Only 10 minutes from The Far End Surf House. It is a great choice and offers a delightful experience with burgers and drinks right on the beach. Perfect spot for enjoying evenings watching the sunrise, indulging in a delightful breakfast, or simply sipping a drink in the afternoon.

Dinosaur Park

Lourinha is famous for it is dinosauruses. Half the businesses in the area are named like dinokart, dino wash dino surf lessons. And Dino Parque is a theme park dedicated to dinosaurs. You can see 180 scientifically proven life-size models species. Fun for kids and interesting for adults.


Andsome Beer Brewery

Annie and James, lifelong beer enthusiasts turned chefs and brewers. Their beautiful brewery in Lourinha embraces a fusion of tradition and innovation, using great ingredients and dedicated attention in their small-scale operation. Located in the heart of Lourinha, Andsome Beer's brewery, is only 5 minutes car drive from The Far End Surf House.


Visit Obidos

Óbidos, a captivating medieval town on the west coast, is famed for its well-preserved walls and cobblestone streets. Explore the 12th-century castle, wander charming streets with white houses adorned in flowers, and savor Ginja, a local cherry liqueur served in chocolate cups.

Horse Riding

In Lourinhã, you can enjoy horse riding at various equestrian centers and riding schools. Some popular places for horse riding in or around Lourinhã include: Centro Hípico da Bela Vista, Quinta da Póvoa Equestrian Center and Herdade da Hera - Centro Equestre:


See Sintra

Sintra, a historic town located in the hills of Portugal's western coast, is known for its fairytale-like palaces, lush gardens and scenic trails. Sintra is also home to the Moorish Castle, built in the 8th and 9th century, from where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.


Explore Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal's vibrant capital, boasts a rich history, charming neighbourhoods, and delightful cuisine. Explore the historic parts of the towns, ride iconic trams, and enjoy viewpoints. Museums, galleries, and a lively nightlife scene add to the appeal.


Day trip to Ericeira

Ericeira is a charming coastal town in Portugal known for its world-class surf spots and picturesque beaches. Nestled between Sintra and Mafra, this fishing village offers a perfect blend of history, culture and natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy a stroll through the charming streets, sample traditional seafood dishes and indulge in the vibrant nightlife.



Explore the picturesque landscapes of Lourinhã, Portugal on foot with a variety of hiking trails. From rugged coastal paths to scenic countryside routes, there's something for every level of hiker to enjoy. Take in the natural beauty of the area and discover hidden gems along the way. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning views

Dinokart - Go Kart

Go-kart experience is fun for all ages. Track is 820m long and with a width that varies between 7 meters and 8 meters.



Praia d'El Rey and Óbidos, have multiple golf courses located in a region of unparalleled natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Enjoy the challenge of a round of golf amidst stunning coastal views. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or a beginner, this region offers an unforgettable golfing experience.


Mini Golf at Areia Branca

Experience mini-golf at Praia da Areia Branca; for a small fee, you can borrow golf clubs and enjoy 18 tracks for a delightful afternoon activity. Nearby is café Pao where you can have afternoon tea or snacks as you play.

Big Wave watching at Nazare

The ideal time to visit is in the winter season, marked by big wave competitions. Witness waves soaring up to 28 meters crashing onto the beaches, where fearless surfers skillfully ride them, often assisted by jet skis.

Buddha Eden Garden

Located in Bombarral, this garden is a unique outdoor space created by art collector Joe Berardo. Also known as the "Garden of Peace," it features diverse sculptures and artworks, promoting peace and cultural diversity. The garden is open to the public, offering a serene atmosphere for reflection and appreciation of art. Only 20 minutes from The Far End Surf House.

Check out Berlenga Islands

The Berlenga Islands, situated off the coast of Portugal, are a captivating archipelago known for their pristine beauty. A designated nature reserve, the islands feature crystal-clear waters, rugged cliffs, and diverse marine life. You can catch daily ferries from Peniche.

Stop by at Cabo Carvoeira

Cabo Carvoeiro, located in Peniche, is a striking headland known for its rugged cliffs and panoramic ocean views. The dramatic landscape, shaped by the Atlantic waves, creates a captivating backdrop. You can explore walking paths along the coastline, taking in the stunning vistas of the sea and surrounding terrain.

Eat at Sol e Vida Resturant

Sol e Vida is located on seaside cliff and offers seafood with affordable prices. This place has nice ambiance perfect for sunset dinners. Sol e Vida operates on cash payments only, and reservations are not available.