Surfers Choice: Ericeira, Peniche or Nazare – Classic Portugal

Chase the waves and experience surfing for the day in one of these great spots. 

Ericeira

Often seen as the surf capital of Portugal and the only World Surfing Reserve in Europe! With a diverse choice of beaches there is something for everyone. Waves are consistent, with world-class breaks. Beginners should head south to the beach breaks of Foz do Lizandro and Sao Julio. Intermediates, head to the famous, reliable reef break of Ribeira d’Ilhas. And experienced surfers choose from over 15 great spots! Including world famous long and hollow wave of Coxos and the barrels of Pedra Branca, Backdoor, Reef, Cave and Crazy Left. Ericeira is a beautiful fishing villages with picturesque blue and white houses. Great restaurants, ice cream parlours and pastry shops are all situated near Joga da Bola square. Plus there are lots of trendy surfer bars and cafes. There is also a great skate park opposite the Quiksilver store and admission is free.

Peniche

A meeting point for the World Surf League, Peniche is a year round surf location hosting many international competitions, most famous for Supertubos! If you are a beginner head to Cova da Alfarroba, Prainha and Cantinho. More experiences surfers tackle the stronger waves at Lagido, Meio da Baiar and or the world famous Supertubos. With breathtaking scenery and magical sunrise and sunsets, Peniche is a place to simply relax on a peninsula (as you do!). With not much else but surfing going on it’s a great place to take photos, ride or skate the bicycle lanes and socialise with other surfers.

Nazare

Famous for its big wave surfing and Garrett McNamara! Nazare Beach is an exposed beach break with quite reliable waves any time of the year. Best peaks are to the right side of the beach, right in front of the village. Swell is the west and southwest. Suitable for all levels. Nazare has lots to offer. Walk through the narrow streets and discover one of the village’s many excellent seafood restaurants or climb the Elevador and admire the breath-taking panoramic views.

Tour Details

Experience – 8 Hours – 2 or more people – Private driver

You will experience world-class waves, beautiful landscapes and villages, great food and wine, local culture and history 

Experience includes free wifi, professional private driver, transportation of your surfboards and insurance 

Experience doesn’t include surf lessons (available on request), surf equipment rental (available on request), lunch and drinks

Our Promise To You

All our tours are with a registered private driver who not only drives but also shares with you their local experience and stories of the region. We always pick you up and drop you off from your accommodation in the Lisbon area. All our vehicles are comfortable, modern cars or minivans with air conditioning. Please bring along your own refreshments for the journey, as we no longer offer clients single use plastic bottles of water (we are trying to do our bit for the environment). Transporting you and your board is included in the cost or we can organise a surf lesson with equipment for you at an extra cost.

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Ericeira Prices

2 persons

120€

3 persons

180€

4 persons

240€

5 persons

300€

6 persons

360€

7 persons

420€


Peniche Prices

8 persons

480€

2 persons

180€

3 persons

210€

4 persons

280€

5 persons

350€

6 persons

420€

7 persons

490€

8 persons

560€


Nazare Prices

2 persons

200€

3 persons

240€

5 persons

400€

2 persons

240€

6 persons

480€

7 persons

560€

8 persons

620€