Ericeira Adventure: Surf, Sun & Seafood, in a Picturesque Portuguese Village!

Date: 29.09-01.10.2017

Start time: 12:00pm

Surf, fresh seafood, sunshine, breathtaking beaches and seascapes. Did you know Ericeira is a World Surf Reserve? It’s no surprise that it’s such a popular destination because aside from great surf conditions it boasts forty beaches and owns a lot of very cool surf n’ chill bars.

What`s included:

-accommodation-twin/double/single rooms in high-quality villas 15 minutes walk from the beach

-continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday

-airport transfers from and to Lisbon airport

-surfing lesson each day (equipment, wetsuit and pick up and back to the beach included), each lesson last approximately 2 hours;

-dedicated host

 

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2017-09-29 12:00pm

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2017-10-01 6:45pm

Description

Surf, fresh seafood, sunshine, breathtaking beaches and seascapes. Did you know Ericeira is a World Surf Reserve? It’s no surprise that it’s such a popular destination because aside from great surf conditions it boasts forty beaches and owns a lot of very cool surf n’ chill bars.

To say the village is picturesque is an understatement. You’ll get to explore old, narrow streets and see beautiful azulejos decorated buildings as we make our way to the best restaurants. It’s a typical fishing village, which means after you’ve built up an appetite on the beach, you’ll dine on delicious seafood fresh from the water.

What`s included:

-accommodation-twin/double/single rooms in high-quality villas 15 minutes walk from the beach

-continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday

-airport transfers from and to Lisbon airport

-surfing lesson each day (equipment, wetsuit and pick up and back to the beach included), each lesson last approximately 2 hours;

-dedicated host

Price structure: Here at CKAC, we know how hard it can be to save money for that dream adventure, so that’s why we offer a deposit scheme on most of our trips. The idea is that you can pay an initial deposit for your chosen event or trip, in order to reserve your spot, but you are still left with the remainder of the payment, to pay at your own convenience, allowing you more time to save.

What`s excluded:

• flights

• food & drinks (except breakfast)

Extra day in Lisbon-Thursday

If you want to extend your adventure, you can fly a day before and experience the coastal capital city, Lisbon. The price of this isn’t included in the overall so you would need to make arrangements yourself. You’ll have the chance to enjoy sand, history, culture, and then refresh yourself with ice cold beverages and fresh, garlicky clams. Or you can visit the beautiful town of Sintra, which is studded with pastel-coloured villas and palaces and is definitely worth seeing.

Surfing

Described as one of the coolest European villages by Fox News, Ericeira is also the first World Surf Reserve in Europe! For the quality and consistency of its waves and beaches, the biodiversity, the existence of a surf culture and a local surf industry, and the support of the local community; Ericeira gathers the perfect conditions for learning surf and has become widely internationally known for its world surf competitions. But there is a whole lot more to it than just surf…

The sea, which serves as a background and frames Ericeira’s beautiful beaches and cliffs, is the central spot for all activity within the village. Ericeira is a picturesque typical Portuguese fishing village with a rich gastronomy based on fresh fish and seafood, especially the lobster, grown in nurseries along the rocky coast. We will try all of this in one of the many village restaurants located either on the main road by the sea, or the narrow streets which remind you of the old times. Ericeira also has beautiful samples of Portuguese typical pavement and buildings covered in azulejos (a form of Portuguese painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tilework) which have become a typical aspect of Portuguese culture and are 2 of our most antique national arts. With a history deep rooted in the Phoenician times, Ericeira was also where the Portuguese Royal Family left to exile when there the Republic was instaured.

OUR VILLAS

The Villas are the alternative for those seeking for some peace of mind. Located in the city centre, but on one of the few premium properties in Ericeira. It has a small grocery store with local produce, common pool and outdoor parking and also a number of green spaces.

One of the best part of getting your own apartment is the chance of experiencing the city like a local. We have a handful of great advice on how to explore the best of Ericeira. From sites, to restaurants, museums, and shops, we will help you love the city, hopefully as much as we do.

Recommended Flights*:

29th September, London Stansted-Lisbon, 11:35-14:25;

1st October, Lisbon-London Gatwick, Monarch, 21:15-23:50;

Price: £135 (checked on 26th of April)

or if you will decide to come to Lisbon a day before:

28th September, London Stansted-Lisbon, 09:45-12:35;

1st October, Lisbon-London Gatwick, Monarch, 21:15-23:50;

*As we have minimum and maximum numbers for each trip and we are taking bookings through various platforms, please email us on admin@curiouskatsadventures.com once you pay your deposit, to find out if your place has been confirmed and whether you can book the flights before purchasing them.

Useful Information 

For a breakfast (latte and a sandwich or pastry) you would normally pay €3.

For a cocktail on the beach, you would normally pay between €3.5-€5.

For a beer on the beach, you would normally pay €1.25.

For a fish/seafood meal with appetisers desert and a couple of glasses of wine per person, you would normally pay between €20 and €30.

For other meal options like burgers/steak, chips, salad and a couple of beers you would normally pay €10.

Don’t forget your swimming suit, a beach towel or sarong, sunglasses and flip flops for the beach. A warmer jumper for the evening is advisable as the village is by the sea.

INSURANCE:

You also confirm that you will be responsible for your own insurance, so please make sure that it is at an appropriate level for this trip and the activities that you will be participating in. In addition to your own Personal Civil liability insurance, you will need an individual insurance for multi-risk and multi-activity holidays (expenses of cancellation, research – help, repatriation, medical expenses, theft of luggage, etc.) appropriate for the activities to be undertaken as part of the holiday. The general travel insurance is often minimal and rarely adapted to the active holidays. Please check the details with your insurance provider.

DISCLAIMER and T&Cs:

By signing up to this event you confirm that you have read and consented to our terms and conditions (click to download) and waiver (click to download).

Cancellations:

Please note that unless the trip is cancelled the payments are non-refundable as the costs need to be paid in advance. However you may be able to sell your place to your friends or other group members if you follow this procedure: http://katsadventures.com/#plx_progress_faq_section

Important Information:

Please note that we may need to contact you from time to time with important information via email. If you have booked a trip or an event with us, please ensure that you provide us with an up-to-date email address* and check your inbox regularly for any important updates, as you may miss out on critical information ( such as change of venue, time changes, etc.) or might end up missing out on the event altogether! Please note that we will not be able to process any refunds, should this happen.

We also ask that you add our email address, admin@curiouskatsadventures.com, to your contact list, in order to ensure that any vital information we send to you, doesn’t get sent to your spam or junk inbox. For further information please refer to section 2.3 of our Term & Conditions.

*Please provide us with these details at least 2 working days before the event and during our office hours.

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