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Jah Shaka Surf and Kite Lodge

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Spent a week in Sept 2016 surfing with Jah Shaka at their Tiny Whale lodge. The whole trip was great from start to finish, the staff were friendly, surf was great, food was top and the instructing was attentive. No complaints. I was slightly apprehensive prior to going as this was a first time travelling solo, if there's anyone in...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The place we stayed is called Tiny Wale not Jah Shaka as advertised, not sure why. Overall its a lovely backpackers/surf camp. Didnt like the fact that is 15min out of town but it was nice coming home to a peaceful garden setting and big pool. We stayed in the tipis, very cool, comfortable beds and cool in evening. Shared...

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Singapore
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I borrowed a stand up-paddleboard from this shop for ten days in July. I had emailed them prior to my trip and Richard was very accommodating about my request. The price of the rental was even discounted. When I got to the shop, the crew were very helpful and friendly. Since I had rented a paddleboard from them, I was...

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Gorey, Ireland
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I spent a week glamping with Joh Shaka Surf Lodge in Lux Portugal - I was impressed with the friendliness and quality of their offering. Accommodations were excellent, the food was nothing short of delicious - thai food one night was probably the best I have ever tasted. Yoga was run in-house, Wifi, pool. The staff and instructors were delightful,...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have never met a group of instructors so utterly enthused to be out in Portugal living and sharing their dream. We didn't stay at the lodge, but the surf teaching was superb. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I used the equipment from this store in town and they were very friendly and helpful. Rented a paddleboard for 20€ and a bike for 15€! Good prices for making the most of your stay to explore and have your own adventures! They also offer many tour and adventure as well as a surf camp which I'm sure would also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I just got back from a week at The Tiny Whale Surf Lodge and it was an absolute thumper of a week. I booked a shared room but ended up getting a double room to myself - RESULT! The Green Wave Rider instructors were Jan and Henry - both of them are absolute gents and excellent teachers. From a surfing...

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

This company was very helpful when trying to book a kayaking trip. Unfortunately the sea was too rough to kayak and we were reassured that the trip was cancelled (despite other companies prepared to take customers out to sea). The trip was re-scheduled but we were unable to go a second time due to the weather - we were given...

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The staff was super helpful and friendly and they had everything we needed. They kept our stuff for us in a back room while we went stand up paddle-boarding and showed us a nice route to take. The were very easy going and made it easy to rent. Prices are very reasonable as well!

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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I spent three nights solo at Jah Shaka for a proposed SUP (stand up paddle) surfing trip. My review is solely based on the SUP side of the stay and not the property. I'd been in contact with the operators numerous times in the lead up to my stay both via email and phone to ensure I would be catered...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jah Shaka Surf Lodge is one of Portugal's leading surf and outdoor activities companies ideally situated in one of the world's greatest surfing destinations, renowned for it's beautiful beaches, sunshine, and year round surf. We pride ourselves on providing unique and tailored surfing and activity holidays, friendly and personal service, and great value for money. The Lodge is perfect for surfers on their own, in couples and large groups alike, and offers a wide range of accommodation from private rooms and shared rooms with Seaview Terraces and Luxury Teepees. Our Lodge prides it's self in excellent surf and paddleboard tuition from highly qualified and experienced instructors, with great local knowledge. Our well equipped Lodge is the perfect place to rest and play between activities, with a huge garden, pool, beach volleyball court, hammocks, fire pit, slackline, indoboards, sea view yoga studio, BBQ, shisha and chill out roof top area. Jah Shaka's dedicated team are on hand to guarantee an incredible surf holiday in Europe's sunniest surf destination ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jah Shaka Surf and Kite Lodge

Address: Estrada Da Luz-Burgau, Montinhos Da Luz, Lagos 8600-681, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Price Range: $29 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“I Glamped - was fun to be in a tent - give it a go!!”
 of 5 bubbles U4566HVpatrickd, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There was one room with a bunk bed and a double bed..fortunately I got the double bed (alone)! Maybe you can also ask for it?”
 of 5 bubbles markm80, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Tipi's are a must! So cute and cosy, wish i stayed in them!”
 of 5 bubbles FutureExplorer2015, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ASk for a room with a balcony and not close to the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles GeorginaGiselle, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Teepees were a great experience, just loud in the mornings with the yoga, and if it rains!”
 of 5 bubbles Vai205, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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