Transport & Travelling to the Algarve Portugal

How to get to Arrifana Surf Lodge

  • There are many airlines servicing Portugal. Some offering exceptionally good prices when booked in advance. Public transport within the Algarve is very safe and reliable.
  • The nearest village to Arrifana Surf Lodge is Aljezur.
  • The nearest large town is Lagos.
  • The closest international airports to Arrifana Surf Lodge are Faro (1hr 15 minutes drive) and then Lisboa (approx. 3 hours drive).
  • Faro is closer, smaller and more relaxed and has an excellent new highway for drivers. Lisbon whilst further away has the advantage of 2 daily buses passing directly through Aljezur our local village. (rede-expressos)

We offer free pick up at Aljezur bus station at any time and we offer 2 free pick up times in Lagos (Lagos marina club hotel, Lagos train station or Lagos bus station) on Saturday & Sunday. Please see below for times available.

Transport options

Car Hire

Car hire companies operating in the Algarve include:

Public Transport


  • Faro to Lagos (our nearest large town)
  • Lisbon to Lagos
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(The train from Lisbon to Lagos does take longer than the bus and there is at least one station change)


Private Transfer

  • Transfers between Faro and Lagos:
  • 69€ ( from 1 to 4 people )
  • 82€ ( from 5 to 8 people )
  • Transfers between Faro and Arrifana Surf Lodge:
  • 118€ ( from 1 to 4 people )
  • 147€ ( from 5 to 8 people )

Shuttle Bus

Shuttle Transfer:

Faro to Lagos return from around €26 per person. Resorthoppa offer airport shuttles and can be booked on their website around 24 hours in advance. The shuttle will collect you and other guests leaving from the airport to your destination in Lagos. As you will be sharing the shuttle with others you may need to wait for them, or go early in time for their fight. When stating your destination point in Lagos please state Lagos marina club hotel. Address: Marina de Lagos, Lote 20, 8600-780 Lagos

Free pick up in Lagois (allocated times)

  • Free transfers available from Lagos to Arrifana Surf Lodge
  • @ 13:30  & 19:30
  • If you arrive into Lagos after this time then we suggest a local bus service or a taxi.

Taxi from Lagos

  • Taxi Contact numbers: +351 917 574 630, +351 281 460 610, +351 967 238 507, +351 967 238 506, +351 919 622 294
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  • Address: town center – Praça Gil Eanes