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With 253 sunny days a year, a creative environment and a great lifestyle, Lisbon is the perfect destination for your company retreat.

You can work hard in our all-hours-access office and then enjoy great team building activities such as surfing or e-biking. And as for the nightlife? Well, that’s a totally different story.

What Will You Get?

WORKSPACE

Workspace

Fast internet with a backup
Meeting rooms & Skype rooms
Natural light & 24/7 access
Projector, printer, & LCD displays

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation Lisbon

Private rooms
Shared kitchen & bathrooms
Central location
Housekeeping service

FACILITATION

Facilitation

Team building activities
Transportation
Catering
Concierge service in Slack

Which Company Retreats Have We Hosted?

Surf Office Lisbon Clients

Ariane, Account manager for UK at Stripe

“Thanks for having us @surfoffice ! We had a fantastic time.”

Ariane, Account manager for UK at Stripe

Bianca, Social Media Specialist at Shopify

“Our stay in Lisbon SO was absolutely wonderful, we wished it could have been longer! The apartment and work office were beautiful and everyone was so friendly!! :)”

Bianca, Social Media Specialist at Shopify

Igor, Director of Product Engineering at Upwork
“The place was great! The whole setup was very inviting. Overall, recommended to anyone looking for a great work/play type of a get-together.”

Igor, Director of Product Engineering at Upwork

Joe Roberts, CTO at Airbrake
“The little things you did made a big difference; helping us to find and book activities, meeting us on arrival, giving us tips and advice in Slack, providing mobile WiFi, etc.”

Joe Roberts, CTO at Airbrake

Caroline, Team Lead at WordPress
“My team had a great experience at the Surf Office. The wi-fi was super fast, reliable, and the location was perfect for exploring the city. Definitely recommend SO to groups traveling for business or pleasure!”

Caroline, Team Lead at WordPress

Why Lisbon?

Lisbon is a fantastic city – you either love it or…you love it! It boasts beautiful historic buildings and amazing street art that will boost your team’s creativity, while great views and trendy cafes will make it easy to relax.

There are plenty of beaches close to the city, dozens of options for team building activities and 253 out of 365 sunny days will make your company retreat in Lisbon the highlight of your year.

Local restaurants with affordable prices won’t break your budget and it will give a fresh taste to your days. Be prepared for a memorable experience in one of the hottest cities in Europe.

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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.”

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

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FAQ

👥 How many people can you host?
We’ve hosted dozens of teams with everything from 5 to 60 people. We can accommodate larger groups as well, just get in contact with us here for more information.

 

🏄🏽 Do we have to surf at “Surf Office”?
Not all teams surf and it’s not mandatory; feel free to only surf the web instead! However, surfing is an amazing team building activity, especially if it’s your first time. If you’re up for it, we can help organize a memorable surfing trip for you.

 

🐎 Is the internet fast?
You can count on stable and fast internet with a backup option. You’ll also get a little pocket router with mobile internet free of charge so you can stay connected while you explore Lisbon.

 

💡 Can you help us to facilitate the whole retreat?
With the infrastructure (accommodation & workspace) and practical organization (transport, catering, reservations in restaurants, booking activities and trips, etc) you can leave everything to us. If you struggle with organizing the content of the retreat (goals, structure, schedule, hackathons, etc.) we can help using our extensive first-hand experience from hosting dozens of company retreats.

 

🎲 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!

 

💻 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. Oh, and did we mention unlimited coffee?

 

🎉 What does the ultimate company retreat in Lisbon looks like?
Looking for inspiration? Check out Toptal’s company retreat.