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Surf SummitKnow before you go

From the 3rd to the 5th of November the surf town of Ericeira will host the 5th Surf Summit.

Attending will be a mix of people from the surf & tech world. Each participant will get a chance to Surf, Stand Up Paddle, Mountain Bike, Yoga or Hike along the coastline of the famous Portuguese surf town.

The event will include an evening of panel discussions from some of the world’s best surfers, discussing the impact surfing has had on their lives and on the environment...

We are really looking forward to bringing the Surf Summit to Ericeira. It’s going to be an amazing few days and we hope you can join us.

Full Schedule


Collect surf summit pass at Terminal 1, Lisbon Airport

Depart for Ericeira from Terminal 1, Lisbon Airport

You will join your assigned group for Surf, SUP, MTB, Yoga or Hiking

Buses back to the Vila Gale Hotel

Meet at the hotel lobby and walk to the old town square for dinner

Breakfast at Vila Gale Hotel

Bus to Foz do Lizandro beach for early surf - Bus pick ups throughout the day back and forth for different activities

Lunch in restaurants on Foz do Lizandro surf beach

You will join your assigned group for Surf, SUP, MTB, Yoga or Hiking

Buses back to the Vila Gale Hotel

Meet at the hotel lobby and bus will take you to our special venue for the night

Dinner and event at our special venue

22:00 - Buses leave the venue and head in to town where we will take over the night clubs

Breakfast

07:00 / 09:00 / 11:00hr bus from Hotel back to Lisbon

FAQ's

  • Transport from Lisbon to Ericeira and back to Lisbon.
  • 2 Surf sessions & 1 other activity, with all equipment.
  • 2 Nights Accommodation with breakfast.
  • 1 Lunch on the Beach
  • 1 Dinner in the Old Town.
  • 1 Dinner in a Special Venue.
All you need to bring is the following:

Day time: Swimwear, sunscreen, sunglasses, shorts, t-shirts, flip flops/sandals/thongs/flops! And for Hiking to Mountain Biking some boots and outdoor clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit dirty. Wetsuits are provided for SUP and Surfing. For Yoga some comfortable clothing and runners/sneakers.

Evening time: When the sun goes down it can get cold (10 degrees) so bring a coat/jacket.
Ericeira is a beautiful surf town 35 km north west of the capital, Lisbon. It has some of waves for all standards including some of the best waves in the world, all along an 8km stretch of coastline. Read more on our Ericeira page
Collect surf summit pass at Terminal 1, Lisbon Airport at 11am. Buses will depart from the same location at 12pm or as soon as they are full.
Buses will leave Lisbon Airport (Terminal 1) at 12 sharp and take people to Ericeira. Please arrive at least 30 minutes earlier so you can get your ticket for the event.

Buses will arrive in Ericeira at approximately 1pm.

At 2pm buses will collect everyone from the Vila Gale hotel in Ericeira and take you to Foz do Lizandro surf beach. From here everyone will do one activity. This will be either Surf, SUP, MTB, Yoga or Hiking depending on the group you are assigned to.

At 6pm you will be all taken back to the hotel and at 7.30pm meet in the hotel reception to walk into the old town for dinner.

Dinner will be in 5 of the best restaurants in town, all beside each other near the main square. Spaces are not allocated to a particular place so it is just first come first sit down. Your surf summit wrist band must be with you in order for you to receive entry.
Please Note: You must also get your wristband. So make sure you tell us if you can't meet in Lisbon so we can arrange to get you your wrist band in Ericeira. Email darryn@surfholidays.com or call Barry on the day: +353879231389 (Be sure to get to the Vila Gale hotel by 12:30pm)

You can book a private transfer/taxi here or a car for less than €7 a day here. The drive to Ericeira takes 35 minutes outside of peak traffic times.

Get to the hotel for 12.30 and get your wristband from Barry.
You will be staying in the Vila Gale Hotel, Praça dos Navegantes, 2655-320 Ericeira, Ericeira, Portugal, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean surf in Ericeira.
Breakfast will be served from 6.30

At 7:15am you will be collected from the hotel and taken to the beach for Activity 2 – either Surf, SUP, MTB, Yoga or Hiking depending on the group you are assigned to.

At 12pm we will take you for lunch on the beautiful Foz do Lizandro surf beach.

At 2.00pm the next Activity will begin - either Surf, SUP, MTB, Yoga or Hiking depending on the group you are assigned to.

At 6pm you will be taken back to the hotel after the activity and at 7.30 meet in reception where you will be taken away to our special venue for the night.
There will be one early bus at 07:00AM, then two at 9am and another at 11am. The buses will go to the Websummit registration area at Lisbon Airport
It will be 18 °C / 64°F. You will be given a 4x3 wetsuit. The water is a very nice temperature, but it is too cold to surf in shorts/bikini! You will not need hats, gloves or boots ;-)
The average temperature at the start of November is 10°C (50°F) in the early morning and night. It can reach as high as 22°C (72°F) during the day. Likelihood of rain is slim, but you never know!

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