The Ericeira is a small proud town in Portugal that’s been crowned as the World Surfing Reserve. There are only two surfing reserve in the world and the other one is located down under in Australia. Simply said, you will have the best waves in Ericeira—no matter what’s your surfing skill is. One of the best thing to do in Ericeira Portugal is staying at one of its surf school and have the best surfing holiday of your life. Surfing schools and camps are lining up at the seven beaches of Ericeira, so finding the perfect one won’t be a challenge. And here are some insider tips of these surf schools works and how it feels to learn surfing there.
How’s Life in Surf School Ericeira Portugal Look Like
We gotta stay, staying at surf school in Ericeira Portugal is very different than staying at a hotel. It’s like staying in a very welcoming home stay run by a big family with huge love of surfing. Most surf school in this town offers two kind of accommodation; dorms and private rooms. Dorm usually start from 325 – to 850 EUR per 6 to 10 nights. Private rooms are varied from 465 – 1200 EUR for 6 to 10 nights. Of course, prices are different between season. You will find some common areas on the surf school including the living room, dining room, kitchen, and terrace with pillows and beanbags (or lounge chairs) for some relaxation time.
Most surf schools nestled close to the beach. This means less time is spend for transporting and more for the actual surfing lesson. You can stay longer to watch the sunset, too. Breakfast is a default in surf school Ericeira Portugal, and some other include dinners, too. On the weekend, most surfing school will arrange a barbecue night which you need to pay for—if you want to join. But it’s not too expensive! Mostly you only need to pay your share for the sausages and beer.
What’s Included on the Surf School
You don’t have to worry much when you are staying at surf school Ericeira Portugal. By now you know that breakfast is included, so that’s a relief. If you are staying in a dorm, you will have shared bathroom separated by gender. There is television if you feel like watching what’s on Portuguese’s channels. Most have wifi you can connect to anytime. You don’t have to worry about surfing equipments—especially if this is your first time going for a surf. They also have huge selection of surf boards that you can choose depend on your level.
The surfing schools usually don’t limit themselves to surfing. They have lots of dude activities to offer! Depend on the surf school, you might find surf and yoga packages, kite and surf packages, skateboard packages and others. Some give free yoga session, horse riding, and language class for free—inclusive to the basic surf package.
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The Surf Lessons at Surf School Ericeira Portugal
Surf lessons on the surf school Ericeira Portugal usually available in packages. Means you will pay the accommodation (in fixed duration) and the surf lessons at one time. The most popular package is 7 nights accommodation with 5 carefully guided surfing sessions. Each session last for 2 hours in average. This allow you to get all the basics for surfing, especially if this is your first time. But you can always choose to stay at your own term and purchase the surf lessons separately.