Where to stay in Ericeira, Portugal: Best Airbnbs & Hotels

Published on December 16, 2020
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Ericeira became a World Surfing Reserve in October 2011, after being recognized by the international organization Save the Waves Coalition. Ericeira was the 2nd Surfing Reserve distinguished globally and at the moment it remains the only one in Europe.

Ericeira, which is part of the municipality of Mafra, is recognized as one of the best places in Europe for surfing and so it attracts a community of people interested in water sports.

Best places to stay in Ericeira, Portugal

The Ericeira World Surf Reserve extends between the beaches of Empa and São Lourenço, on a coastal strip that concentrates seven world-class waves in a space of just four kilometers: Pedra Branca, Reef, Ribeira d'Ilhas, Cave, Crazy Left, Coxos and São Lourenço.

Ericeira is home to some nice hotels, like the emblematic Vila Gale Ericeira Hotel, where you can stay if you want some comfort and luxury during your holiday in Portugal. But if you want to stay in Ericeira for an extended period of time, renting an Airbnb apartment or villa might be the best option, as you get a much better value for money in terms of space and amenities.

Best Airbnbs in Ericeira - villas & apartments

The town of Ericeira is the most attractive for tourists in the municipality of Mafra, due to its unique characteristics for the practice of surfing and bodyboarding and due to its proximity to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.

Ericeira is ideal for long stays, family holidays and also ideal for digital nomads, who can combine work and play in one of the top surfing locations in  Europe.  

Luxury villa with amazing sea views in Ericeira

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Stay in an amazing luxury villa with all the amenities and a HOT TUB

Newly renovated house with great spaces for big groups of people indoors and out (8 adults plus children). This house is a great place to stay in Ericeira for families, with a mix of modern, rustic and traditional Portuguese elements that will make you feel at home when admiring the breathtaking views of the ocean below.

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Ericeira beach apartment with sea views

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The balcony is the perfect spot to relax at the end of the day

Take in the stunning sea views from the balcony of this cozy and bright apartment. This apartment is the ideal place to rest in comfort, in an environment with modern decoration and thought to detail to make your experience in Ericeira a memorable one.

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Charming house with swimming pool in Mafra

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This lovely house is located between Mafra and Ericeira

This 1 bedroom house is located inside a small farm, located in a rural area about 8km from the beach and 10km from the center of Ericeira.

The house is ideal for couples looking for a romantic holiday in Ericeira and it offers access to a pool that is shared only with another small house and with the owners.

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Unique apartment downtown Ericeira

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Stay in an apartment with character 

This modern and unique place to stay in Ericeira is perfect for couples or remote workers, who plan to spend some time in Ericeira combining work, surf and exploring the area of Mafra. The apartment has a strong wi-fi connection, so it is a good place for digital nomads also.

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Great sea view studio Ericeira

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This cozy studio has all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay in Ericeira

This studio has a view of the Ribeira De Ilhas Beach and it is nicely decorated, with a cozy atmosphere, making it the perfect place to stay for solo travelers or couples!


The studio has pool access, parking and a balcony with sea view.

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Spacious beachfront villa in Ericeira

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Rent a 3 bedroom villa on Airbnb for a family escape to sunny Portugal

If you're looking for a place where you can stay in Ericeira for a family holiday, this spacious villa, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms is a great choice.  The cozy living room has a fireplace which is perfect for warm winter nights and the balconies are perfect for relaxed breakfasts while taking in the Atlantic breeze.

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Sunny apartment with ocean view

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Stay in a duplex apartment on the top floor

This sunny apartment is located within walking distance (+-10min) from the Ericeira fishing village center, beaches, supermarkets, surf schools, restaurants and nightlife. The balconies are spacious and have an ocean view.

The duplex is located on the top floor of the building and you can lounge on the sunbeds in the balcony, taking in the sun from the privacy of your own rental.

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Ericeira cool modern apartment with pools

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This apartment is in a complex with access to many great facilities like 3 swimming pools

Beach House Ericeira 2 is a beautiful and comfortable studio apartment in a private condominium. The apartment has a cozy, modern, comfortable atmosphere, a spectacular balcony garden view, 3 swimming pools, beautiful surrounding gardens and comfortable beds. It is good for couples, solo travelers, groups of 3, and business travelers.

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Best hotels in Ericeira

If you would prefer to stay in a hotel while in Ericeira, these are the best options in the area, with great reviews and a good price-quality ratio.

Ericeira is a good place to set base in Portugal if you want to combine surfing with sightseeing and simply relaxing in the sun. The proximity to the capital makes it easy to move around between the two cities when you want to do some sightseeing, so check out our list of the best things to do for free in Lisbon, if you want to see the city without spending too much money on tickets and tours.

Vila Gale Ericeira

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Source: Vila Gale Ericeira on Booking.com

Boasting panoramic Atlantic Ocean views, Vila Galé Ericeira offers 2 pools with sun loungers and rooms with a balcony.

Vila Galé Ericeira's restaurant Occidental serves fresh fish specialties and a selection of Portuguese wine. Guests can enjoy ocean views with a cocktail from the bar.

The Health Club offers a sauna, Turkish bath, hot tub, and spa treatments including massages.

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Reserva FLH Hotels Ericeira

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Source: Reserva FLH Hotels Ericeira on Booking.com

Reserva FLH Hotels Ericeira is located in Ericeira, 1.2 km from Sao Sebastiao Beach. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom. The property provides a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi is available throughout the property.

The hotel rooms are comfortable, greatly decorated, and offer good WiFi.

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