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Villas in Ericeira
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Find a villa by the sea
Renting villas in Ericeira by the sea is a great way to experience this amazing resort community located on Portugal's west coast. The region is known for its idyllic mix of tradition and vibrant surfing culture. These properties are perfectly suited for those who want to spend time riding the waves or simply relaxing on the sand. You will identify plenty of options in Ericeira and nearby locations that include Ribeira d’Ilhas and Praia dos Pescadores. Prai do Magoito is only about six miles away as well. It is easy to enjoy quiet, remote spots near the sea when you make your booking through Holidu. We also have offers for properties in other popular Portuguese regions. This includes holiday villas in Cascais which is located 45 minutes to the south off of the N247 and A16. You can also choose lettings in São Martinho do Porto which are situated an hour to the north along the A8.
Villas with views
Enjoying an unforgettable view is easy when you rent a villa in Ericeira. These properties are renowned for their traditional architecture and their vibrant, bright colours. They are also popular because of the stunning mountain and sea views that they offer. During your stay, you can spend some quality time on your private patio which is the perfect place for the kids during the day and outdoor dining in the evening. The fireplace is the ideal place to spend many hours lounging during the year's colder months. Whether you are travelling with family, as a couple or alongside a group of friends, you will find amenities to meet everyone's needs when you arrange your perfect getaway on Holidu. We also have some great holiday rentals in Sintra that are located just 30 minutes to the south on the N247. For those seeking stays on Portugal's southern coast, we recommend browsing our offering of apartments located in Algarve.
As you can see by viewing our current offers, we have a whole range of holiday villas in Ericeira that are equipped with:
- Pets allowed
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine
Travellers and activities
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Ericeira for surf lovers
When you book a villa in Ericeira, you will find yourself in a region of Portugal that many consider being Europe's surfing capital. It is the only spot on the continent that is designated as a World Surfing Reserve. This honour was received in 2011. It is yet another reason to consider Ericeira tourism for your next holiday. This is because of the incredible coastline conditions that are ideal for the sport. Every year, visitors from across the globe come to the area looking to catch the perfect wave. It is a true, year-round destination for this popular water sport. Some of the most frequently recommended spots include Praia do Sul and Fox do Lizandro. Their conditions are noted for being perfect and there is ample space for beginners from May all the way through September. Ribeira d'Ilha and São Julião are considered to be moderately popular spots as well and feature consistent waves. They are also suitable for surfers of all ability levels. From September through May, the region's powerful swells produce deep barrels and intense conditions in the region's northernmost surf spots. Those who are at an intermediate and advanced skill level love meeting up at São Lourenço where Portugal's biggest waves can be found. Coxos is known for its powerful, right-hand reef break while more heavy Ericeira's waves can be found at Cave and Crazy Left. Experienced surfers also enjoy spending time at Reef and Backdoor.
Ericeira for food lovers
There are plenty of factors that make Ericeira a great destination for foodies. You will find an impressive variety of fresh produce as well as high-quality seafood that is offered at the region's eateries. During your stay at villas for rent in Ericeira, you can sample traditional Portuguese dishes. Must-try options include cod served with steamed potatoes, fried squid rings, octopus and lobster. You can also taste tapas dishes that feature fried fish, cold meats and olives. It all goes great when accompanied by a local craft beer. Another popular menu item is grilled fish. One notable recipe that comes from the area is Caneja de Indundice which is made with dogfish that has been put in the dark for 5 days. You can try a unique delicacy that is percebes. They are also known as goose barnacles. You should also experience the local pastry known as Queque a Ericeira. Other sweet delights include the ourico almond cake and pastéis de Belém. There is an endless list of mouthwatering taste delights that you can try out when you book your stay in Ericeira through Holidu. We also have a huge list of bookings that you can browse through for other top regions of Portugal. This includes holiday lettings in Sagres and holiday rentals in Salema.
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Top 7 travel tips in Ericeira
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1. Visit Sintra
Sintra is a great place to head for a day trip while spending time in Ericeira on holiday. It is located near Lisbon in the Sintra Mountain foothills. The resort town is famed for its palaces and villas that are painted with pastel colours. The town centre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will find the Sintra National Palace which is done up in a Manueline and Moorish style. There is also the Pena National Palace which dates to the 19th century. Other popular attractions in Sintra include exotic gardens, stunning mountains, the Sintra-Cascais Nature Park and rolling hills that head to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. You are sure to have a great time exploring this fascinating area's glittering architecture and magical buildings.
2. Go to Cascais
Located west of Lisbon, Cascais is a stunning coastal town that is another recommended excursion for those staying in luxurious villas in Ericeira. It is home to sandy beaches as well as a charming promenade that is ideal for a leisurely stroll. You will also find plenty of waterfront restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat during your exploration of the marina. Some top recommendations include Meste Zé, Furnas Do Guincho and Mar Do Inferno. These local hotspots offer an impressive menu of fresh seafood dishes. Cascais's old town is the home of the Citadel Palace and the Nossa Senhora da Luz fort which dates to the medieval period. Another popular attraction is the Nossa Senhora da Assunção. It is a whitewashed church that is renowned for its glazed azulejo tiles. These factors all make this a great area to visit during your Ericeira holidays.
3. Visit Lisbon
As the capital of Portugal, the historic city of Lisbon should be on any must-visit list for an unforgettable holiday in Ericeira. It is home to some of the country's best dining, nightlife and entertainment options and is noted for its many iconic landmarks. During your visit, you should check out the Alfama District, the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos and Altice Arena. You can marvel at the historic, pastel-coloured buildings and the imposing structure that is São Jorge Castle. Other points of interest include the Tagus Estuary and the Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Visitors looking for a cultural experience can view 5 centuries' worth of decorative ceramic tiles at the National Azulejo Museum.
4. Hit the beach
There is no shortage of opportunities to soak up the sun on some of Portugal's best beaches while staying in Ericeira. The area's most central stretch of sand is the Prai dos Pescadores. It is an ideal spot for bathing and is sheltered by a row of cliffs. The main beach for those travelling with families and kids is the Praia do Sul. Another popular choice is Ribeira d'llhas. It is a sandy beach that is nestled between some high cliffs. You will find this place just to the north of Ericeira. It is famed as a surfing hotspot but is also perfect for those who just want to work on their tan. The region's coastline is also home to Praia de São Lourenço and Foz do Lizandro. A few beach options that are a bit further abroad but easily accessed from Ericeira include Praia das Maçãs, Praia do Magoito, Praia das Amoeiras, Praia Grande and Praia Azul.
5. Cycle along the coastline
Ericeira is beloved for its stunning coastline that is perfect for long walks and cycling excursions. You can take a stroll down the coast from north to south. Those interested in longer walks will love the hiking trails that go from Cabo da Roca to Ericeira. You can follow them all the way to Santa Cruz. These trails are also ideal for cycling enthusiasts who want to take in the scenery from their bikes. There are also cycling tours that travellers can join.
6. Explore the old town of Ericeira
Ericeira is home to an old town district that offers plenty for travellers to see and do. It boasts narrow, cobbled streets that will make you feel like you have stepped back in time. They are lined with blue and white houses and you will find plenty of unique coffee shops, sellers offering handicrafts and a variety of restaurant options. Not far from the town centre, you can put your feet in the sand as the beach is just a few steps away. The area is home to many surfing shops that feature top international brands.
7. Enjoy the sunset
One of the most beautiful sunsets you have ever seen can be enjoyed while visiting Ericeira. You will love catching the last rays of light as the sky transforms from yellow to red before becoming orange and finally purple. This scene makes for an excellent photo opportunity so you will want to have your camera ready. Truly unforgettable sunsets await you when you visit the beaches along the coastline in Ericeira after a thrilling surfing session.
Information about villas in Ericeira
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