Bring your family on a surf holiday to Ericeira, a charming and traditional fishing village. The people here are very connected to the sea and surfers from all over the world come for the quality of the waves. At the beaches of Ericeira you will find some of the best waves in the country, in fact it is internationally recognised and is the first World Surfing Reserve in Europe.
It is the perfect place to surf and feel the surf spirit, not only at the beaches, but also in the daily life of the village.
In the free time it will be possible to visit cultural cities such as Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage) and Mafra and also, taste the amazing local gastronomy.
Many waves and bottoms diversity being Ribeira D’Ilhas and Matadouro the top spots on this coast area but there are many more where to surf such as São Julião, Foz do Lizandro, Sul and Algodio.
Waves for all levels and from all sizes, lefts and rights, barrels, bottoms of sand and reef.
The kings land! The top cultural cities around Ericeira are Mafra known for the National Palace of Mafra and Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage) known by being a magical village with many palaces, gardens and castles, such as Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Pena Palace, Park and Palace of Monserrate, Moorish Castle, National Palace of Sintra and others enchanted places.
Being on the coast, most of the local gastronomy is based on fish and sea food mainly sardines, goose barnacle, golden bream, sea bass, sea urchin, codfish, octopus and clams. In terms of meat there are many ways to eat steaks, beans with entrecote or meat sausage.
In the local sweets there are the Pasteis de Nata, Travesseiros and Queijadas from Sintra, Ouriços from Ericeira.
On this area we’ll be on the Lisbon wine region influenced by the Atlantic Ocean with special highlight to the Colares DOC and their unique grape variety of Ramisco and Malvasia but also the grape Jampal in Mafra area.