• Adventure Retreats

    Adventure Retreats

    At Epic we appreciate the importance of relaxing, but sometimes it’s also important to get out into the natural surroundings and breathe the fresh air by doing something different. It’s our favourite form of self-care with a dose of adrenaline thrown in. Be at the heart of the action in some of Portugal’s most remote and intrepid surroundings alongside our expert guides, from exhilarating morning hikes to unwinding late-night meditations. 

  • Surf Sanctuary

    Surf Sanctuary

    With unparalleled surfing conditions, this hotel was built in a prime spot at the centre of surf Mecca Santa Cruz where the beaches are wild and the wave conditions of a very high standard. With expert instructors on hand and the best equipment, total comfort and safety are guaranteed for this surf experience. For those who don’t want to tackle the waves, it’s possible to enjoy them from afar with the retreat’s Mind and Body sessions. Discover the importance of disconnecting and find ultimate equanimity whilst looking out on the striking, remote western Portuguese coastline. 

  • Mountain Hideaway

    Mountain Hideaway

    Up in the mountains, it’s all about rustic comforts. In the Serra da Estrela, where history is woven into the mountains and the air is fresh and pure, this luxury retreat is intricately decorated with elements of Burel wool to weave the tale of its long-held traditions and cultural trade. Surrounded by 250km of marked hiking trails, it’s the prime base for discovering a superb mountain landscape. There’s no better place to learn the skills of orienteering or if you visit in winter, there might even be a chance to discover the slopes by ski.  

  • Sporty Beach Lodge

    Sporty Beach Lodge

    Hidden from the crowds in the vast pine forest at the mouth of the River Lima with direct beach access, this active hotel offers a wide range of sporting activities, both on land and in the sea. Its rustic and homely atmosphere is reflective of the hotel’s dedication to the outdoors, with natural pine wood furnishings and bright open-plan rooms offering remarkable views out to the natural surroundings. After a day of adventure, its plant filled communal lounge area is the prime spot to wind down as the sun sets through the aromatic pines.