Oasis Backpackers Hostels… always original, always unique hostels in Spain and Portugal; Lisbon, Granada, Malaga, Seville and Toledo

Back in 2003 Oasis Backpackers Hostels started with an idea. Travel is fun and meeting people along the way makes it even more fun. We wanted to create a place that as travelers, we would like to stay.

We wanted to have a cheap but comfortable bed but we also wanted something more. We wanted a place with free wireless internet, which back then was like finding a camel in the center of Paris. We wanted a place smack in the center of the city, close to all the nightlife and culture we could possibly drink up in a few nights.

Oasis Backpackers Hostels are social. Oasis Backpackers Hostels are different. Oasis Backpackers Hostels are fun and local. Oasis Backpackers Hostels… where we still believe in travel.

We want a place with personality, where the owners and staff know and care about their city and we are proud to be “unofficial ambassadors” of its culture and inhabitants.

We wanted a place that had been designed to be timelessly cool not giving in to trends. A place where one night we could stay holed up in the hostel bar and get to know people from around the world who would introduce us to new music, new ideas and makes us laugh and the next night brush up against true locals who would show us “the best way to cook a sardine” while getting piss drunk on alcohol we could barely pronounce.

Times have changed since we first opened. Most of the services we looked for back then are now standard options for any serious hostel. Hostels are now owned by large companies who treat the actual business of service as a secondary matter. Oasis Backpackers Hostels started as an independent owner-operated and operated group of unique and local hostels and many years later we still are.

Even after all this time Oasis Backpackers Hostels still stand out as the best in their cities. We chose to build hostels in Lisbon, Granada, Seville, Toledo & Malaga not because the market told us to, but because we fell in love with those cities and wanted to live in them.

Oasis Backpackers Hostels as a group cannot be given a name or tag, leaving us free from inessential labels and allowing us the opportunity to just be ourselves. While each of our hostels have their own unique personality based on the staff and city they are found in, you’ll know you’re in an Oasis Backpackers Hostels.


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Dinners at Oasis Lisbon

Nightly feasts of culinary genious Let our local chefs show what's the best going on in the food scene in Lisbon with our 3 course menu dinner, once voted as one of the top 20 food deals in hostels in the world, by the daily meal. Apetizers. Starter dish, Main course,...

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Free walking Tour Toledo

Join the daily Free Walking Tour One of the best ways to get the taste of Toledo's rich culture is joining the daily Free Walking Tour. You will meet a passionate local guide waiting for you at Zocodover square with a bright yellow umbrella willing to hear  “Cuéntame...

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Pub Crawl Sevilla

We go to three bars and one club, skipping the queue.Join us and be lead by our expert guides throughout the Night Life of Sevilla, a great way to meet other travellers from all around the world. Go to the right places, in a fun and safe way, have fun with Pancho! We...

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Sevilla Walking Tour

Why are the Monument Tours free? Because you choose the value! Duration: approx. 2,5-hours 365 days a year (under rain or sunshine) Our Monument Free Walking Tours are mostly about the history of Spain and Seville since 1492 until now. In 1503 Seville was chosen by...

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Pubcrawl Lisbon

Join the fun with our pubcrawls on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday night. We leave the hostel at 23:30 to the first bar for a beer or sangria, then heading off to the next place for some free shots. Finally we move to a club around 2am to dance the night away. ...

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Food Walking Tour

The ultimate foodie challenge. Accompany our resident chef on a food journey to local specialty shops and the main market. Discover the true flavors of Portuguese ingredients and cuisine. Try a bifana and sample some Portuguese specialties, and prepare for the...

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Beer Volleyball Championship

Come down next to the river and join us for an afternoon of sun at one of Lisbons best green spots for a game of Volleyball! A little competetion never hurt nobody, especially when it involves sun, beers and balls. Put your best game face on as the winners gets a free...

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Chorro Hiking Tour

Chorro Hiking Trio, 9hs at reception Duration: all day, 15€ A full day emerged in the beauty of Malaga's surrounding natural parque- el Chorro. We will take the train for approx. 45 min and step out into the beautiful nature for our hike into the mountains and...

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Bike Tour

Bike Tour: Time 16.30 Duration 2 hours, 12€ With this tour you will discover the lesser-known areas of the Malaga away from the hustle and bustle of the city. From the center we follow the seafront and stop in the Paseo del Parque. Then we ride through the Baños del...

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Malaga Tapas Tour

Tapas Tour 20hs , duration 2hs, 11€ Join our tapas tour for a great night out discovering two of Malaga typical tapas places. Included are 2 drinks + 6 tapas and lots of fun discovering Malaga at night. Want to book in advance to guarantee that you'll be there?...

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Beach Trip

Beach Trip: Time 13hs Duration 6 hours, 13€ Join us for a day out to our traditional local beach with lots of games, sun, waves and a vegan/ meat barbeque. During this beach trip, our guide that will show you where the Malaguenos relax on a typical summer Sunday....

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All you can eat BBQ

Meat in your mouth Join us out on the Patio for the best damn barbecue in Lisbon! "All you can eat" buffet of Bifanas(white wine pork sandwiches), burgers, piri-piri chicken, sausages, 3 fresh salads, an assortment of dips and accompaniments, and of course, your sexy...

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Street Art Bike tour

Museums? Who needs 'em! Let our resident 'badass' show you the alternative side of Lisbon's dynamic art Scene. We'll cycle around town, showing you the most impressive pieces of street art in Lisbon. At the end, leave your own mark on the city. We provide the paint,...

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Cathedral and Alcazar

ALCAZAR & CATHEDRAL We offer you a guided visit into Alcazar Royal Palace, the Cathedral of Seville and the Giralda. Our expert guides ‘City Lovers’ will give you the best service telling you many legends and facts about these historical monuments. Included: 2.5...

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Petiscos Night

Food and Music For the Soul Homemade portuguese comfort food buffet prepared by you staff over traditional(& not so traditional portuguese cocktails at special prices - all accompanied by good Portuguese tunes. Everything from Fado to Pimba) All you can eat feast...

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Off the beaten path Once a fishermen village, Cais do Ginjal one the most beautifull areas in the surroundings of Lisbon, and yet untouched by tourist masses. Walk through old abandoned factories, an old wine farm, and all the way up to the Christ. Then head back...

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Free Portuguese Class

Speak like a "Soce"! Let a native speaker help you to learn a few Portuguese phrases that will help to open doors and bring smiles to local faces.  All the essentials: from "Olá miuda!" to "Meu dues! O gato na minha calça está em chamas!" 1 Portuguesew "Professor"   ...

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Lisbon “Eat all Day” Food Tour

It's Lisbon. In your mouth! A gastronomical journey through the flavours that keep Lisbon locals moving.  Piri-piri chicken, bifanas, cakes, & drinks. Tough to beat.  After all, the fastest way to a city's heart is through the stomach. Bom apetite! 1 Hungry Guide 1...

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