Ericeira World Surfing Reserve

Ericeira was distinguished in 2011 as the first World Surfing Reserve in Europe. That distinction was given by the world organization Save The waves, responsible for a program created to protect waves all over the world. The Reserve stretches for 4 km, since the Empa Beach to S. Lourenço. There, in all, sevem world class waves on that stretch: Pedra Branca, Reef, Ribeira d’Ilhas, Cave, Crazy Left, Coxos and S. Lourenço.