Salty Way Travel

Portugal

Intro

Discover whether you are worth your salt. Add flavour and excitement to your next adventure with SaltyWay. Savour the sensation of surfing perfect waves in Serra de Sintra. Relish the rocks and boulders of Sintra and Cascais exploring nooks, crannies and cracks of mountains and sea-cliffs. Relax and unwind with Sivananda Yoga.

The facts

Guia the birthplace of sports climbing in Portugal is only a 20-minute drive from the SaltyWay house.

Roman Soldiers were sometimes paid in salt, from which comes the word salary and the saying ‘worth one’s salt’.

Ride the perfect wave with surfing tuition across multiple beaches with excellent breaks and waves for all levels of competence.

Queijada is a local delicacy of the Serra de Sintra - a small cheesecake with a caramelized top.

Ascension for body and mind with excellent climbing and yoga activities.

Locations


Surfing, Soul-fullness and Climbing - Serra de Sintra

Colares, Portugal

Ghostly grottos, haunted hilltops, mythical cities, crazy castles. This is the enchanting fairytale landscape of Serra de Sintra. Paths and tracks take you seamlessly into verdant woodland and climbing spaces. A short journey brings you to coastal cliff tops and magnificent surf. Experience living hi...More

SELECTED PACKAGES AT Surfing, Soul-fullness and Climbing - Serra de Sintra


Showing 3 of 3 packages

Serra de Sintra Surfcamp

Five days of sensational surf and sun in the Serra de Sintra. Feel the passion and power of the perfect wave, as you join your experienced, enthusiast...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$485


Climb Camp Serra de Sintra

Challenge your body and technique as you ascend magnificent rock faces and boulders for five days. Learn from the best with your expert climbing instru...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$535


Surf and Climb Serra de Sintra

Like a child in a chocolate shop who cannot choose. Why not have it all? For 3 days join your experienced, enthusiastic surf instructor for daily in th...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$515



SELECTED PACKAGES AT Surfing, Soul-fullness and Climbing - Serra de Sintra

Showing 3 of 3 packages

Serra de Sintra Surfcamp

Five days of sensational surf and sun in the Serra de Sintra. Feel the passion and power of the perfect wave, as you join your experienced, enthusiast...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$485

Climb Camp Serra de Sintra

Challenge your body and technique as you ascend magnificent rock faces and boulders for five days. Learn from the best with your expert climbing instru...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$535

Surf and Climb Serra de Sintra

Like a child in a chocolate shop who cannot choose. Why not have it all? For 3 days join your experienced, enthusiastic surf instructor for daily in th...More

5 Days
Beginner

Starting at

$515

About


General

Salt is essential for your survival, allowing you to regulate the water content of your body. Travel beyond survival with SaltyWay. Flourish and blossom, learn new skills, seek out adventure, challenge your body and mind.

Unleash your inner surfer or climber in this fantastical corner of Portugal, the Serra de Sintra. Learn, improve, or simply enjoy surfing and climbing in this thrilling geography. SaltyWay has packages for all

Challenge your body and technique as you climb and ascend magnificent rock faces and boulders. Learn from the best with your expert, passionate climbing instructor. Exploring the ultimate climbing spots from the mountains to the sea, with first-rate equipment and support.

Breathe deep, stretch your body and soul, with our excellent Yoga programmes. Align your body and mind, ironing out the kinks and aches from your days surfing and climbing.

Share the fun and laughter, bring along the family – with activities and services provided for family groups.

Help SaltyWay save the planet, by contributing your own tree to the SaltyWay forest. Carbon offsetting your journey and connecting us all with the natural forces of ocean, rock and earth.

The owners

Love of the ocean, a passion for sport, a concern for the natural environment, all drove Julika to found SaltyWay in 2015. Born and bred to the ocean, in Kiel Germany. Julika has spent most of her life travelling the world surfing and teaching, whilst also studying sport science. Julika now calls Portugal home and shares her passion for the sea, for surf, and for nature with all those who walk through her door. As the founder of SaltyWay, Julika drives a passionate, high-performance company, devoted to positive outcomes for clients and the environment.

Laughter, fun and compassion, all these elements make Joao (Rasta) our Mr Nice. You will not find a better climbing instructor in Portugal. Born and raised in the Serra de Sintra he has spent a lifetime exploring all the nooks, crannies and cracks of this enchanting place. For the last decade, he has been actively involved in ‘Boulder Sintra’, promoting Sintra as a climbing location of excellence. With a degree in adventure tourism and a professional cameraman, Joao will ensure you have an excellent adventure.

Just as SaltyWay promotes harmony in nature, so it also seeks harmony in body and mind. Masha is the perfect Yogi to help you accomplish the serenity of body and soul in harmony. Masha brings many years of experience to your yoga sessions, with a holistic approach using fluid movement therapy to help align your energies. After a hard day surfing or climbing, you can expect to relax, breathe deep, stretch your body and soul, with our excellent Yoga programmes. Masha has taught Yoga across Europe and India. 

She counts among her teachers Swami Atmaramananda, Swami Kailasananda, Swami Sivadasananda and S.N. Goenka.

Service

levels, with instructors passionate about their sport. The excitement and fun are contagious. Return home a competent or improved surfer or climber, addicted to the thrill of your sport.

Feel the passion and power of the perfect wave. Join your experienced, enthusiastic surf instructor for daily in the water tutorials. Surf the best spots, in excellent conditions with top of the range equipment.

Quality Surfing and Climbing tuition and adventures in the Serra de Sintra. Awesome Yoga sessions. Excellent accommodation.

What can I expect?

Small groups of up to 6 people.
Access to the best Surfing and Climbing locations, tailored to your skill level.
Excellent instruction in climbing or surfing, with passionate, experienced instructors
Awesome Yoga sessions that harmonise body and soul.
Fun, lots of fun.
Excellent accommodation.

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