Photo: Reichl Haas Visuals. World Cup, here she comes! We interview Austria’s fastest downhill skater, who lives right here in Ericeira, Portugal. When Anna Pixner started downhill skating, she found her place in the world. Ten years later, as one of the world’s best in the sport, she is aiming for the IDF World Cup. […]
Category: Sports, Fun & Kid’s
Sports, Fun & Kid’s Activities
Find out about our local, nature and outdoor sports and fun for all, including free activity ideas for kids – our absolute favorite!
Learn about our local surf, hiking and short walks, biking, fun things to do with kids for free, local classes, music, events and more.
Surf Training Workout: will it make you a better surfer?
Surf training programs are popular among today’s top surfers. A glance at their Instagram accounts and you will see it for yourself. Pro Surfers are enhancing their training routine with surf-specific workouts outside the water. Presumably, the dryland sessions can help the world’s best surfers to perform at their highest level and give them an […]
Birthday Coming Up? No-fuss Child-friendly Ideas
Got a birthday coming up? Check our no-fuss, child-friendly celebration ideas that won’t break the bank. Skatepark birthday action – for little shredders This year, our little shredder decided he wanted to celebrate his fifth birthday doing what he loves the most: skating with his friends in the local skatepark Boardriders. So, all there was […]
Miguel Blanco Saves the Waves. The Planet Next?
Former Portuguese national surf champion Miguel Blanco is setting an example. So, let the surfer show you how to make this planet a better place. With your own hands. When it comes to looking after the environment and promoting sustainability, Miguel has high standards. He has a hands-on approach and a simple, fool-proof method that […]
The Guardian of the Surfing Reserve – Interview
If you know Ericeira, you are bound to know The Guardian. This is the sculpture above the renowned beach and surf spot Ribeira d’Ilhas. The Guardian might well celebrate the World Surfing Reserve – the title that Ericeira has held since 2011, because of its world-class waves. But the truth about the sculpture goes further […]
Aerial Silks are Back in Town and Ready to Roll
Aerial Silks are fun, incredibly challenging, and will keep you coming back for more.You workout like a circus artistwithout realising how hard your body is actually working!You are strong and flexible enough. Start from wherever you are.Here.Local Aerial Silks classesevery Friday. Just try it. With a new teacher and an updated venue, Aerial Silks classes […]
Big Waves and Local Surf – Antonio Neto Talks
Antonio Neto surfing
Photo: Serigio Oliveira
Charismatic local surf instructor Antonio Neto talks life in Ericeira, his new-found love of surfing big waves, Coxos, sushi and Nazaré.
Children’s Sports: The Local Classes Amid Pandemic
There is plenty of fun and safe children’s sports options available in Ericeira, even now during the pandemic. Ericeira is becoming synonymous with a healthy, cool lifestyle, where you can find a wide range of related offers. “I sometimes think I am living in a lifestyle magazine…” Someone on Facebook group Expats in Ericeira area. […]
K-Pop Ambassador for Portugal Lives & Teaches Locally
SunBee Han is the official K-Pop ambassador for Portugal. She is also responsible for selecting the Portuguese representative to participate in the most important, international competition in the genre. What’s more, SunBee is currently living and teaching in the outskirts of Ericeira, in Lagoa. Positivenomad Studio is the recently opened, highly promising, dance school in […]
Mountain Biking in Ericeira is World Class Too
Mountain biking in Ericeira by David Farrell. Ericeira is best known internationally for its world-class surfing along the 4 kilometers and seven beaches of the World Surfing Reserve (WSR). It is also beloved by the Portuguese as a vacation spot with deep history, beautiful beaches, and terrific seafood restaurants. Ericeira Mountain Biking For All Don’t tell anyone, but […]