Children are welcome at Casa da Luisa...

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Casa da Luisa has inflatables to play with in the large private swimming pool which is really good fun for the kids.

There are beach toys to borrow for all ages. You can even enjoy a game of outdoor table tennis on the all weather exterior table.

There is a selection of DVDs for the kids to watch and family board games are available to play.

There are 2 water/splash parks nearby: Norpark, North of Nazare and Peniche Amarante Waterpark, Lagoa, Aqualand (AquaPark) and further afield Sportagua (Parque Aquatica), Setubul and Costa De Caprica which is south of Lisbon.


Foz do Arelho is a unique location with the crystal clear child friendly shallow warmer water of the Lagoon.

The beaches at Peniche and Baleal are great for surfing/body boarding. There are sand dunes at Peniche and a lovely flat beach - great for building sandcastles whatever your age. The beach is patrolled by life guards at Peniche/Baleal from1st May to 30th September. The lovely natural beach at S Martino do Porto with a boardwalk all the way around is a good place for families.

Watersports and other activities

Surf School for kids (see sport and activity page for further details):

Baleal Surf Camp is great value for surfing lessons and hire - a board and wetsuit for a week is 110.00 euros. Call Bruno on +351 969 050 546 - he speaks good English!

Peniche Surf Camp is the place to go for professional surf lessons. A week’s course of two 2-hour sessions a day will cost around €175.00, surf material included. Call Fernando Mendes on +351 96 233 62 95 - he speaks good English!

Peniche Kite Surf Centre – Lessons: Surf/Body board/Kite surf and Rent: Surfboards/Wetsuits/Kayaks

Lagoon Activities including sailing school/club for kids – Foz do Arelho Sailing (catamaran and optimist)/waterskiing/canoeing/windsurfing/kite surfing at Escola de Vela da Lagoa (Sailing club at the bottom of the hill from our house, Casa da Luisa) info@escoladeveladalagoa Tel +351 262 978 592

For other activities, please see the sport and activity page.

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