Empowered women empower women!

At Chicks on Waves, we believe with a passion that there is nothing more amazing than a group of women coming together to practice their favourite sport, have fun together, and feel part of a community!

“Community is much more than belonging to something; it’s about doing something together that makes belonging matter.”

Make lifelong connections!

Women travel across the world far and wide to reach our peaceful spot in Southern Portugal. It is beautiful and inspiring to watch the connections that are formed here! Women arrive as solo travelers and leave with new-found friendships that expand continents and will last a lifetime.  

Women supporting women!

As a women-ran business, we are passionate about supporting other female entrepreneurs! Here are just a few of the amazing women that we support…


Salt Gypsy

Designers of beautiful and responsibly-made surf goods for women, Salt Gypsy know how to combine aesthetics and durability! Their boards are the perfect combo of pretty and brilliantly made! When you visit Chicks on Waves you’ll have the chance to try Salt Gypsy’s boards out for yourself!

LN Knits

Owned by Ellen, dedicated entrepreneur and equally dedicated mother, LN Knits gives honest work to over 350 women in Peru. Not only by offering them income but also by providing them with extra services such as daycare, medical check-ups, and care.



Up until a few years ago, it was nearly impossible to find surf bikinis and leggings in Europe. Stien, owner of Seafoam, wanted to change this! Seafoam offers sustainably produced surf bikinis, leggings, and suits for all sizes and shapes. Surf wear thoughtfully designed by ocean-loving women for ocean-loving women!

Changing Tides Foundation

Founded by a surfing sisterhood, Changing Tides Foundation is a growing community of diverse collaborators with a passion for solving global challenges and creating change. A Women-Led Organization for all people striving to make a difference in the world.



New dates released… Book now to save!

We’ve had so many booking requests for 2023 that we’ve decided to put our 2023 dates online already! Book now at amazing early bird prices!

View our 2023 dates!


Friendly all-female team!

Our all-female team is caring, warm, and here to support you! We’ve built a team based on respect, kindness, passion, and knowledge, to make sure that your retreat is everything you could wish for and more!




Book your spot before it’s gone!

Our Chicks on Waves Surf & Yoga Retreat dates are filling up quickly. Visit us during the month of October and November for sunny days and cosy evenings… and meet other like-minded women who share the same passion of surf, yoga, and healthy living! Our available dates for 2022 are..

8 – 15 October 2022
 15 – 22 October 2022
  22 – 29 October 2022
     29 October – 5 November 2022


Grab your spot here!