Atouguia da Baleia


Swelldesk is located in Atouguia da Baleia, approximately 2.3 kilometers away from the beach of Baleal. Even if it looks far away on some days you can hear the ocean and the waves from all sides. You can reach the surf-beaches within 10 minutes:

  • Supertubos
  • Molhe Este
  • Consolção
  • Lagide
  • Baleal

Next to Swelldesk you’ll find Peniche and Ferrel, two popular places for surfing.

Surfboards and Bicycles

Our Rentals

Please don’t hesitate to contact our co-host Kerstin anytime for renting our surf equipment and bicycles. She will be glad to arrange these things with you.


Great surrounding

What to see and do in the area

15 Minutes Away


If you’re looking for some excursions you can visit the historic city of Obídos with it’s castle and walls. The city is known for it’s delicious “Ginja de Obídos”, which is a cherry liquor served in a chocolate cup. There are a lot of little shops and restaurants with a lovely flair.

Usually there are throughout the year some interesting and special markets.

Berlengas Fort

15 Minutes Away


The Berlengas archipelago consists of thirteen small islands. The water around the archipelago is famous for its clear water and is one of Portugals popular diving spots. Plenty of diving schools in Peniche are offering tours.

You can visit Berlengas by ferry. They start from Peniche harbor. In the summer season it is recommended to reserve a ticket one/two days before you go. On the island there is a nice roundtrip hike which will take three hours. There is also one small beach in a beautiful lagoon.

40 minutes Away


Throughout the year Nazaré is a vibrant and lively vacation destination around 40 minutes north of Peniche.

Wave Alert: https://www.bigwaves-nazare.com

Other than other cities in Portugal its high season though is during the winter months. Then Nazaré attracts a huge target group of local and international tourists, especially surfers and those who like to watch the biggest shore waves in the world to break close to the beach of Praia do Norte.

One Hour Away


Sintra will amaze you with a very colorful castle. But the UNESCO World Heritage Site got some more sights worth to see. Check out the Quinta da Regaleira, a well which you can walk in or just check out the beautiful gardens.

One Hour Away


The capital of Portugal is one of the most popular cities in Europe. It combines a lot of history, a vibrant atmosphere, excellent food and good weather.

Due it’s popularity it became a real digital-nomad hotspot. Over the last years there has grown a strong start-up and digital-nomad culture.