The Maverick is a Surf & Guest House in Lourinhã / Portugal, one hour north of Lisbon and 15 minutes south of Peniche. The 3 luxurious and comfortable adjacent villas are located in the countryside quietness, featuring great views, a huge garden with scenic swimming pool, slack line, boulder climbing wall, wood-fired pizza oven & BBQ, sand volley ball field, hammock and various chill-areas. The next beach is Praia da Areia Branca, a small summer beach town with lots of cafés, bars and restaurants. Close to scenic beaches, surf spots and places of cultural interest, the houses are the perfect getaway for your holiday away from the crowds. The villa kitchens, BBQ and Pizza Oven are free to use for everyone to prepare your own meals. There are several good restaurants in the area that we are happy to recommend to you. The Maverick I is our main villa built in 2013. The 6 luxurious private suites and rooms with ensuite or shared bathrooms offer accommodation for up to 15 guests. Summer or winter, comfort is guaranteed – the Maverick I has central floor heating and a fireplace, amongst other features. The house offers spacious communal areas which give you the opportunity of mixing with other guests. On the various terraces and balconies you’ll will surely find a spot all day to enjoy the sun or watch the sunset in the evening. The Maverick 2 and 3 are the new additions to the family opened in 2015 and May 2016. They are the perfect choice for active people (surfers and no-surfers) who like fun, beach, nature, sea, and most of all, a good and socializing atmosphere. The houses have a lively, warm and welcoming feel and are appropriate for all: solo travelers, couples and groups. The 4 rooms for 2, 3 or 4 people are available with private or shared bathroom for a maximum of 12 guests. The houses can be booked by whole groups as well. Please contact us! Activities Breaks for those that like to stay active on holiday - including surfing, climbing, diving, sports and adventure Portugal has year-round good weather for the outdoors; this leaves you with many options of things to do and places to go. Whatever activities you choose there's a comfortable home waiting for you afterwards, even in winter. Surfing, of course. The Maverick is located close to Portugal's best surf spots for all levels from beginners to advanced surfers. There are many beaches within 10-15 min driving distance to choose from whether you are surfing, beach walking or sunbathing. Our Surf team of locals who have been surfing in the area for more than 30 years are happy to point you to the best spots. Book your surf course with us! Our surf package includes 20 hours of coaching for all levels on 5 days. You can choose the days freely during your stay, which gives you the option to take a day of rest, visit Lisbon or enjoy one of the other activities available at the Maverick. We encourage our guests to include a rest day after the first two days´. For example - a 5 day course is 2 days surfing, 1 days rest and 3 days surfing. While the standard group size at surf schools is usually 8+ students per instructor, at the Maverick we believe in a low student-to-instructor ratio (5/1) to ensure you receive the attention you need and improve your surfing quickly. We include a video analysis session during the week (minimum 3 days course) which can make a massive and positive difference to your surfing skills learning curve. While it's fun to see yourself surf, it's also very motivating and a great coaching tool. The video footage and all pictures are available for free at the end of the course. Our licensed surf instructors are passionate about what we are doing. We want you have the best surf experience possible. It’s all about fun but safety will be top priority!. and more. Surfing is the prime activity in the region due to the great conditions. But the area boasts options for all kinds of activities: The Silver Coast (Costa da Prata) is rich in history and nature and famous for its wines, gastronomy, beaches, golf and thermal tourism. And of course, the beautiful and culture-rich city of Lisbon is a perfect destination for a day trip or a weekend at the end of your holiday.