Climate Action and Social Impact at heart! 💜

Impact Beach House is a Hostel by the beach in Estoril, dedicated to Climate Action with a special focus on Ocean Conservation and Circular Economy.
All the decoration of IBH its second hand or upcycled. Each object has its own story and is another step forward in our sustainability journey.
At our backyard stays an Eco dive school, our partner "in crime" for keeping the Ocean Clean at Cascais bay and all our guests and volunteers are welcomed to learn how to dive and be a Marine Conservation Hero.
We want to show how Tourism can have a Positive Impact on communities and on the planet and for that reason we are also open to the community. Come and enjoy with us a Social Impact Ice Scream or taste to a Beer that fights to protect marine life.
Buy amazing products on our Eco Social Shop or Swap your Clothes on our "Vintage" Swap Spot!

Our dream is to inspire all travellers to embark on this sustainability journey with us and become "Changemakers"!

Circular Economy & Ocean Conservation

Impact Beach House is a hostel committed with OC and CE, which offers dormitories and private double rooms, all of which with free WiFi and access to private / shared bathroom facilities. The communal facilities include a spacious dining area, a cosy lounge area, a beautiful garden and a big outdoor space, we also have a room for workshops and practices like yoga and meditation. Impact Beach House is located 450m from the Beach, Praia da Poça, less then 5min walk, and its the perfect choice for concious travellers interested in surf, yoga, circular economy, ocean conservation and eco activities and workshops.

World Cusine Food

Our Impact cooks spoil guests with "world cusine" delicious food made with fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. A continental breakfast is served daily and is free to all guests. Homemade lunch is served from 1 to 3pm and dinner from 7 to 9pm - our weekly set menu serves a vegetable soup, a meat/ fish or a vegetarian main course, a salad and seasonal fruit or desert. Check our weekly menu on Instagram! We love Veggie Fridays when our menu is exclusively plant-based!

Impact Beach Cafe

Taste our delights with a positive impact. Our products like the Ice-cream and the Beer come from local social organizations.

Impactful Events & Gatherings

We love to have mind-liked people at Impact Beach House, so we regularly organize events to raise awareness and promote action for a more sustainable lifestyle and for more empathy and solidarity towards the other.

Mind & Body Practices

Our Rooftop Shala, its the space where our clients can take care of their mind and body with activities like yoga & meditation, dance and theatrer. Drop in for a triall class for free!

Retreats for future changemakers

Our dream is to turn our guests into future changemakers! The Impactful retreats are weeks full of physical, artistic and educational activities focused on social and environmental awareness and personal development and based on values such as solidarity, cooperation, respect, equality and sustainability. Impact Beach House is also the perfect place to host your retreat. If you are looking for a place with good vibes, contact us!

Zero Waste Kitchen & Community Composting

Our food goes from the plate back to life with waste management, food donation and composting. If you dont know what to do your compost, leave it with us! We are a community composting spot.

Spot for Innovation Projects in Circular Economy

Swap Spot - Sustainable fashion brand that helps reduce textile waste and pollution by promoting places where you can exchange your clothes with Clothes from other people. R-Coat - Community-based fashion brand that reduces waste by transforming broken umbrella into Winter Rainy Coats! Ponto electrão - a place where you can leave your aplliances that don´t work anymore and send them to places where they can be recycled. Biataki
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Why are we sustainable?

We separate all our garbage to ensure that most of it can be recycled. We even like to upcycle our trash and find new use for it! If you have ideas to give a second life to our waste, let us know!

Recycling and Upcycling

We separate all our garbage to ensure that most of it can be recycled. We even like to upcycle our trash and find new use for it! If you have ideas to give a second life to our waste, let us know!
We hate seeing good food go to waste! All our leftover food is donated to people in need while our lovely worms turn fruit and veggie scraps into nutritious fertilizer for our garden!

Food Waste and Composting

We hate seeing good food go to waste! All our leftover food is donated to people in need while our lovely worms turn fruit and veggie scraps into nutritious fertilizer for our garden!
Our energy comes from renewable sources, we try to minimize its consumption. We compensate 100% of our CO2-emissions and we have a plan to achieve Carbon neutrality in 2030.

CO2 footprint

Our energy comes from renewable sources, we try to minimize its consumption. We compensate 100% of our CO2-emissions and we have a plan to achieve Carbon neutrality in 2030.
We plant our own vegetable and herbs, like lettuce, parsley or lavender and use them for our delicious home-cooked meals!

Vegetable Garden

We plant our own vegetable and herbs, like lettuce, parsley or lavender and use them for our delicious home-cooked meals!
In our Social and Sustainable Shop, we sell lots of great little products, arts and crafts from our many social partners! Find your perfect and unique souvenir of Portugal and support a local cause!

Social and Sustainable Shop

In our Social and Sustainable Shop, we sell lots of great little products, arts and crafts from our many social partners! Find your perfect and unique souvenir of Portugal and support a local cause!
We use ecological and fully biodegradable cleaning products to keep our Hostel and kitchen clean and comfortable!

Ecologic Cleaning Products

We use ecological and fully biodegradable cleaning products to keep our Hostel and kitchen clean and comfortable!
We give preference, in our sustainable procurement policy  to non-profit and local suppliers and we relentless pursuit improvements in our supply chain.

Sustainable Supply Chain

We give preference, in our sustainable procurement policy to non-profit and local suppliers and we relentless pursuit improvements in our supply chain.
We want all of our guests to leave Impact Beach House inspired to follow a more sustainable lifestyle! For that reason, we regularly host thought-provoking events around various sustainability topics!

Sustainability Events

We want all of our guests to leave Impact Beach House inspired to follow a more sustainable lifestyle! For that reason, we regularly host thought-provoking events around various sustainability topics!

Check out our events

Reviews

Nicole M.

Nicole M.

"It was absolutely amazing to see the gratification and appreciation of the people who received the food. I highly recommend working with ImpacTrip to create a unique and meaningful experience not only for yourself but for others as well. "

Sarah

Sarah

"This was such an eye opening experience for me and I loved being a part of the amazing project that the local community has committed themselves to. Thank you ImpacTrip for the entire experience."

Stephanie N.

Stephanie N.

From USA

"This was a life changing trip for me. I learned so much about myself and what I'm capable of, and that wouldn't have been possible if I didn't have such a great environment to do it in. I would recommend ImpacTrip a thousands times over for anyone looking into volunteering abroad."

Radek O.

Radek O.

"My volunteer experience in Portugal, delivered and facilitated by local social startup ImpacTrip, was incredibly positive - and indeed left a real impact on me too. The projects were meaningful and real, meaning they were truly geared towards addressing social problems present in the areas, and thus made us feel we were making a real contribution towards something."

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