Ericeira is a traditional ﬁshing village and Portugal’s surﬁng Mecca, internationally renowned as one of the best surﬁng spots in Europe.
As a matter of fact, Ericeira is known as the first World Surﬁng Reserve in Europe.
Ericeira's World Surﬁng Reserve stretches for four kilometres and boasts seven world-class waves: Pedra Branca, Reef, Ribeira d'Ilhas, Cave, Crazy Left, Coxos, and São Lourenço. With a diversity of waves that serve different surfing levels, you are sure to ﬁnd the right wave for you in Ericeira.
THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING
And don’t expect to be bored if you are not a surfer: Ericeira hosts different surﬁng championships that are sure to thrill any spectator. Ribeira D’Ilhas has been stage to competitions like WSL World Surf League Tour, Liga MEO, and different surfing circuits that promote national and international rivalry inside the ocean.