The Hostel on the Hill is located in the traditional portuguese town Hortas do Tabual right in the National Park of the Costa Vicentina. Plenty of beaches are just around the corner like the famous surfer beach Zavial (2,5 km), Ingrina (2,8 km) and the Hippie Beach Barranco (3,2 km). To the beaches of Sagres and Vila do Bispo you drive about 15 minutes.
The area around the Hostel is perfect for hiking and mountainbiking. A well signed mountainbike trail and the long distance hiking trail "Via A