A Portuguese town with lots of character, Atlantic views and surf vibes!
Ericeira is a traditional fishing town, located 30 minutes by car from Lisbon. The old town with its cobblestone streets is surrounded by beautiful beaches and a rugged coastline. Over the years, Ericeira has become a popular destination for (surf) tourism. Nowadays, you’ll find a nice mixture of local culture and surf atmosphere.
Food lovers will find many great restaurants and cafes to enjoy the fresh sea food or international cuisine.
For shopping, the village offers many local handicrafts and fashion shops as well as shops from international surf brands.
Sport enthusiasts love Ericeira because of the countless opportunities. The town is famous for being the first World Surfing Reserve in Europe, but besides surfing you can also practise many other sports and activities.
During the summer there are also many events, live music and a vibrant nightlife.
Enjoy the Portuguese sunshine year round
Ericeira has a warm climate with moderate seasonal changes. The summers are hot and dry, and the winters are mild with changeable weather. The average annual day temperature for Ericeira is 19 °C. In general it’s good, sunny and stable weather from May to September. But also in April, October and even in November you can have summer-like conditions.
Unlike Lisbon, temperatures in Ericeira nearly never reach 30 °C. And even on the warmest days, it is most of the time very comfortable due to the frequent ocean breeze. The predominant northern winds during the late autumn, winter or early spring can be cold. The location of Ericeira Surf Apartments ensures wind shelter and optimal sun exposure. This in combination with good isolation, a heating system and access to a sauna will make your stay comfortable, even during the coldest winter days.
The average wind speed is 3 Bft with small variations over the year. September is the calmest month of the year while December is the windiest. The predominant wind direction is from the North followed by West and East. The sea water is relatively cold all year round. You can expect water temperatures of around 20°C in the summer and 15 °C in the winter.
Ericeira is famous for the beautiful beaches surrounding the town. You can really find everything, from long sandy beaches to small rocky bays in between the cliffs. Below you will find the best beaches of Ericeira.