Easily walkable everywhere


   Amazing seafood and meat restaurants

   Easy to move around with English


   Historic buildings everywhere

Retreat options in Lisbon

 Coworking space

  Event space



  Retreat planning

   Onsite support

Organise your next company retreat with Surf Office

The New York Times
“Facilities like Surf Office offer the benefits of an office environment while also providing a place to sleep, have fun and interact with colleagues.”

“Mixing surf and socialization creates a better balance in working together and getting things done.”

Common Questions

What type of team building activities can we do in Lisbon?
There are plenty of activities to do with everything from half-day trips to Sintra or Cascais to exploring Lisbon itself. The majority of companies prefer surfing or e-biking. You might be surprised but one of the best team building activities is to cook a dinner together, so get those recipes ready!

How many people can you host?
We’ve hosted dozens of teams with everything from 5 to 100 people. The usual size of most retreats is around 10 people.

What type of work environment can we expect?
A comfortable workspace for the whole team, fast internet, a meeting area with a projector, flipcharts, thousands of post-it notes, and everything you need for productive brainstorming sessions.

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Our closest location 

Ericeira (30 km)

Closest airport

Lisbon (LIS)



Case studies

A 5-day retreat in Lisbon captured into one epic video

Their goal is to compress a year’s worth of socializing within one week. For their Lisbon retreat, they spent a lot of time eating together, as well as taking part in group activities such as sailing and bike tours through the city.

Mattermost’s innovative design retreat comes together in Lisbon

Learn more about Mattermost’s hackathon process and all of the great innovation that came out of their retreat.

Stripe’s team building escape from their UK office to sunny Lisbon

The small team of 11 employees meant that they could have five solid days of working hard together, as well as taking part in plenty of team building activities, including an insights workshop.

ProxyClick takes their team remote for three beautiful days of team building in Lisbon

Recently, Proxyclick, a visitor management software start-up from Brussels brought their team of 20 to the sunny streets of Lisbon for three days of team-building, fun and collaboration.

A jam-packed & successful retreat with a big announcement at the end!

Talent.io are a developer sourcing business, helping to bring the brightest developers and best businesses in tech together. They have teams based all around Europe, but flew everyone to come and stay with us for two days in Lisbon.

Annual retreat for 100 people which ended up with one epic dinner in an old historic palace

For their retreat in 2017, EVBox took half of their team (100 people) to Lisbon for a healthy mix of group and one-to-one activities, such as group city tours and plenty of meals with the team.

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