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You can now book your next retreat including FREE CANCELLATION & FREE UNLIMITED REBOOKING* (agreement to T&C's) for all bookings between now and the end of 2023. Flexibility is key as we slowly begin the journey towards normality again, so stress less and feel confident in booking your next retreat at The Salty Pelican. Let’s keep the dream alive together !
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ERICEIRA SURF HOLIDAY
THE PORTUGUESE BEACH TOWN YOU NEED TO VISIT
This picturesque and peaceful fishing town will steal your heart and maybe that’s the magic of this place. Ericeira itself is a laid-back place and is considered as one of Europe’s best small destinations ! Just 35 min from Lisbon International Airport….. renowned for its extensive beaches, unrivalled seafood restaurants and surf-ready waves, a true destination for sea and sun. Yet there is much more to this scenic town thanks to its historic centre, where labyrinthine cobblestone streets, charming regional architecture and picturesque, cafe-lined squares await your discovery..... It’s the perfect place to learn how to surf, totally find your zen and enjoy some of the most amazing sunsets straight from our sea view terraces with good friends and good vibes before hitting Ericeira's surprisingly good night life.
OUR SURF & YOGA RETREAT
Imagine waking up to the sound of the sea breeze and panoramic coastal views for days… practicing yoga at sunrise right by the pool or seaside… hearing nothing but the sounds of crashing waves and catching your first waves at Europes first World Surfing Reserve area. Here at The Salty Pelican is a place to be happy... A place to feel like your own... a place to feel like home... it’s an entire experience consisting of everything we love: surf, yoga, sun, sea, salt, adventures, great people and good vibes. So kick-up your feet... grab a cold sangria and really enjoy the spectacular BBQ sunset dinners here. Life is just that easy at The Salty Pelican.... Experience revitalising Yang Yoga sequences in the morning followed by a gentle late afternoon class of restorative Yin yoga.. A team of certified instructors who follow a very unique approach in teaching will make sure that you learn the proper techniques, ride the waves and have loads of fun whilst perfecting it. We try to balance a lively atmosphere at The Salty Pelican with comfort and a good nights sleep....
OUR ALL WOMEN'S RETREAT
A slice of heaven located just 35 minutes from Lisbon airport. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, enjoy incredible views or surf some of Europe's best waves… you need to go to Ericeira !
A perfect fusion of Portuguese heritage with an ultra-cool surfer vibe , where traditional fishermen’s cottages nestle amongst surf shops, trendy lounge bars and lively cafes.
OVER 300+ SUNNY DAYS PER YEAR
500m WALK TO THE BEACH & ERICEIRA CENTRE
HEATED SWIMMING POOL
& SEA VIEW TERRACE
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You’ve probably heard all about Cascais and Lisbon as a digital yogi & surfing nomad destination, but what about its sexy sister, Ericeira? Just 35 minutes northwest of Lisbon International Airport is Ericeira, a charming fishing town and surfing paradise in Portugal. It’s such a perfect surf spot that it’s actually the first World Surfing Reserve in Europe !
This picturesque and laid-back place of cobbled streets and narrow lanes, will steal your heart and maybe that’s the magic of this place…. Just a 5 minute walk from our retreat in Ericeira, you have Praia dos Pescadores, the perfect beach for catching some sun and swimming in the calm protected bay.... Ericeira is the perfect spot to learn how to surf with the whole coastline offering a seemingly endless amount of surf-able waves and ever-changing scenery, culminating in the beachside paradise of Ribeira d'Ilhas beach. If you are dreaming about a white sandy beaches and clear blue waters in a peaceful surrounding – this might be it! Located just 5 minutes away from The Salty Pelican, here you will find a very nice beach bar creating a more upbeat ambience which is famed for its tasty food & drinks. Aside from the beautiful beach and delicious food, it’s the perfect beach to learn how to surf. Marvel at the unspoilt sand dunes and untamed waves and really enjoy this special paradise with a nice drink, perfect beanbag lounging and some of the most spectacular sunsets on offer in Portugal.
Exploring Ericeira is a voyage of discovery… On the one hand, there is the endless amounts of beaches where tall cliffs alternate with small sandy coves and surf beaches that have a distinct chilled surfer vibe about them… Then there’s the joy of discovering the back streets of town centre where you’ll find hidden whitewashed houses, vegan cafes, lively bars, grilled sardines, specialist coffee shops, cool bars, fusion restaurants, surfers from all over the world and funky surf shops. You can sit on the terrace of the cosy beach bar with a cup of coffee and a light lunch, feeling the ocean breeze on a warm afternoon and do absolutely nothing.
Our proximity to Lisbon, Portugal’s enchanting capital city, is just an easy 35 minute trip away..... Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. Spend a day or half day exploring the city, rooftop cafes with wonderful views and end the day in the abundant amount of cosy cool bars, clubs and restaurants that litter the city.
The Unesco heritage town Sintra, just a short 30 minute bus trip away, with it’s lush nature and beautiful palaces of the Sintra Natural park... Ericeira a perfect destination for your next yoga and surf holiday.