Traveling to Ericeira, Portugal and need a comfortable stay, ideally – overlooking the Atlantic Ocean? We have handpicked the best Ericeira hotels, vacation rentals, hostels, and surf retreats in the area. Read on to find the best places to stay in Ericeira, Portugal.
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Best Ericeira Hotels, Vacation Rentals, Hostels & Retreats
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If you’ve been scouring the internet trying to decide if Ericeira is somewhere you should visit while you’re visiting Portugal, the answer is a resounding YES!
This cute historic fishing village is one of the best beach towns in Portugal and where we decided to move in Portugal and it’s full of charming hotels and fun activities.
The only thing you really have to decide is where you want to stay in Ericeira. Boutique Ericeira hotels and vacation rentals are plentiful. There are also hostels and retreats for those on a budget.
Many places are walking distance from town AND the beach. Ericeira Beach Bus operates during the summer making it easy to get around if you don’t have a car. Let’s hop right in starting with our favorite Ericeira hotels.
Immerso Ericeira Hotel
The Immerso Hotel is the perfect spot if you want to be a little off the beaten path but still just a short drive to the beach and restaurants. The hotel has a great pool area with ocean views.
The eco chic decor extends from the restaurant and bar area to the rooms.
Choose from a garden or ocean view. All rooms have calming neutral decor, comfortable beds and a patio area to sit outside. Guests love the decor, but most of all they can’t stop raving about the friendly, helpful staff.
We personally spent time at the hotel with some friends that were staying there and couldn’t stop raving. They said it was the best hotel they stayed at during their 2 weeks in Portugal.
Rating: 8.9 • Parking: yes • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Sao Sebastiao, Coxos
Reserva FLH Hotels Ericeira
Set just a 5-minute walk from the beach and less than a block to the main street downtown, the Reserva FLH Hotels Ericeira is one of the best hotels in Ericeira and one of our top recommendations!
Most rooms and suites are spacious and some have large balconies with DAZZLING VIEWS. All accommodations include a flat-screen TV, excellent WiFi, a spacious bathroom, and an air-conditioner.
There are some very affordable smaller rooms that are nicely appointed and the other amenities in the hotel will still make you feel like you have plenty of space.
A delicious breakfast is included in your room rate, as are snacks and coffee throughout the day. The lobby’s stylish coastal decor with comfy couches and tables is perfect for co-working. It all adds to the homey vibe.
We stayed in this hotel for a few nights and loved it so much, we booked another week! The highlights for us were the excellent location, the great breakfast, comfy common areas and those killer views from our balcony.
Rating: 8.9 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Baleia, Norte
Aethos Ericeira is a brand new hotel that opened in 2022 and put Ericeira luxury hotels on the map. It’s a drive away from downtown Ericeira so it’s a better choice if you have a car, but just a quick walk to the beach.
Our favorite features of this hotel is the stylish, yet amazingly comfortable decor (the photos really don’t do it justice) and the stunning ocean views from almost every area.
The rooms, which are spacious and decorated in earth tones, have ocean and nature views. Each room offers a separate sitting area, a well appointed bathroom and a balcony.
In addition to a spa and wellness center, the hotel features a beautiful saltwater pool with plenty of lounge chairs. The concierge will coordinate activities for your from bike rides to hikes and surfing.
And for those looking for a casual seafood dining experience, the hotel offers ONDA. With its convenient location and top-notch amenities, Aethos Ericeira is sure to become one of the best hotels in the area.
Rating: 8.7 • Parking: yes • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Porto da Calada, Sao Lourenco
Villa Ana Margarida Hotel
Villa Ana Margarida Hotel is a charming Ericeira boutique hotel that was a former home of Joaquim Casado. Located in a center of town, you’ll live like a local only minutes from the beach. We loved it and stayed for 5 nights!
The hotel’s nautical decor and Portuguese explorer theme is unique and so perfect for the location. You will continually be taking photos of the interesting and intricate decor.
The room selection includes well appointed double rooms, family rooms with a pull out sofa bed and suites with private balconies. All rooms are set around a beautiful courtyard.
When you book your room, you can choose to have the delicious breakfast included. It’s completely worth it!
There is also a small rooftop deck with a few lounge chairs that’s lovely to watch the sunset. The friendly staff and excellent location make this property quite popular.
Rating: 8.9 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Matadouro, Sao Sebastiao
Blue Buddha Beach Rooms & Suites
Wish to have a beach getaway? The Blue Buddha Beach Rooms & Suites is one of the Ericeira boutique hotels with fantastic ocean views.
Situated directly on Ericeira’s beach, all rooms include a balcony and you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. The twin rooms have a private and shared bathroom options.
Spacious rooms and of course the incredible view is the big draw to this awesome beach hotel in Portugal.
Rating: 9.0 • Parking: Street parking available • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Norte, Pescadores
Vila Gale Ericeira
With one of the best locations at the center of town, the Vila Gale Ericeira is walking distance to everything. Boasting incredible Atlantic Ocean views, this resort style Ericeira hotel has three outdoor pools, one of which is perfect for children.
Wind down after a day of exploring at the SatSanga Spa. Enjoy the indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, and many spa treatments.
Guests like the delicious breakfast at the restaurant overlooking the ocean. The property amenities and great location make this a good choice even though the rooms are a bit outdated.
Rating: 8.1 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Baleia, Sul
Beach House Outeirinho
Looking for the best places to stay in Ericeira, Portugal? Then you should consider vacationing at Beach House Outeirinho.
The accommodation features an outdoor swimming pool and a shared lounge. Each morning, guests may enjoy a delicious breakfast at the B&B.
Guests feel that the delicious breakfast, cleanliness and lovely atmosphere make up for the fact that the ‘beach house’ is a 10-minute drive from the beach.
Rating: 9.2 • Parking: yes • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Baleia
Beachouse – Surf, Bed & Breakfast
The Beachouse – Surf, Bed & Breakfast is a short distance to Ericeira so it’s best for those with a car. Located a 9-minute walk from the beach, this B&B is a pet-friendly property, so your furry friend can travel with you.
The accommodation features a shared kitchen, plus rental bikes are available too.
Before heading on adventures, enjoy your morning cup of coffee from your terrace and balcony – the perfect way to start a day. Guests enjoy the quieter location and nice pool.
Rating: 9.3 • Parking: street parking nearby • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: yes • Closest beaches: Ribeira d’Ilhas
Ericeira Soul Guesthouse
Clean rooms, lots of space, and a delicious breakfast – staying at the Ericeira Soul Guesthouse will definitely be a pleasant experience.
The property is set a 1-minute walk from the beach and has a lovely sun terrace. All rooms at this B&B include a private bathroom as well as complimentary toiletries.
A car rental service is also available for those who need it. Guests love the location and great staff.
Rating: 9.5 • Parking: street parking nearby • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Norte
You and the Sea
You and the Sea is a beautiful and spacious aparthotel located in the World Surfing Reserve area. If you are looking for a cross between Ericeira hotels and an Airbnb, this is your spot!
You have the amenities of a hotel and apartments ranging in size from studios to four bedrooms.
All units have a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and oven, which is convenient for families and bigger groups. One of the coolest features of the stay is the in-house spa and wellness center with a sauna and fitness equipment.
Guests appreciate the attentive staff and lovely details, like fresh flowers, free skateboards to use on their ramp and bikes available to rent. If traveling with children, there’s space to have fun in the kid’s room or outside area.
Plus – an outdoor heated pool is available all year round. Breakfast is available too.
Rating: 9.3 • Parking: yes, including electric charging station • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Sul, Baleia
Bispo’s Family House
As far as beachfront accommodations go, Bispo’s Family House is one of the best Ericeira vacation rentals with attentive hosts that guests really appreciate..
It is the perfect family vacation destination that includes a lush green garden, barbecue facilities, and a terrace,
The holiday home has 4 bedrooms, a living room, an equipped kitchen, as well as two bathrooms. Beautifully decorated with a charming fireplace and authentic decor, the blue-trimmed house won’t disappoint.
Rating: 9.4 • Parking: yes • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Matadouro, Sao Sebastiao
Just a 1-minute walk from the beach, the Harbour House is one of the coziest stays in Ericeira. The beachfront property is a newly renovated four bedroom, three bathroom townhouse with a comfortable living room and fully equipped kitchen.
Guests are happy that this property has everything you could possibly need, including laundry, and the great design. It’s right in the center of the historic village so you’ll be able to walk to everything.
Rating: 9.6 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Norte
Golden Halcyon – Ericeira Villas
When looking for an alternative to Ericeira hotels, one of the coolest places to stay is the Golden Halcyon – Ericeira Villas.
The cute one bedroom villas are fully equipped with a kitchenette, bed and sofa bed. There’s also a dining table and it has everything you need for a comfortable stay.
There’s a great pool area and it’s located just a short walk away from both the beach and town. Continental breakfast is available daily. The staff is friendly, and the villas are set in a quiet place, which is crucial for a good stay.
Rating: 8.9 • Parking: yes • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: yes • Closest beaches: Sao Sebastiao, Matadouro
Lovely Bay Ericeira Central 4 Bedroom Flat
Those who prefer apartment stays will have a great time at this stunning 4 Bedroom Flat. The independent suite has all amenities to make your stay a comfortable one, including a flat-screen tv and free WiFi.
Admirers of design will enjoy the beautiful interior.
Guests love the beautiful interior and convenience of being in the middle of town but mentioned that it can be noisy at night from restaurants, nightclubs and bars below with loud music.
Rating: 9.0 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: yes • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Algodio
GiG Capsule Hostel
Traveling to Ericeira is possible with all budgets, and the GiG Capsule Hostel will be a perfect stay that won’t break the bank.
Located just 100 meters from Pescadores Beach, the property includes a shared kitchen and luggage storage. Rooms offer dormitory style pods with shades for privacy and charging ports for electronics along with a shared bathroom.
There is also a deluxe king studio with a private bathroom, full kitchen, laundry and dining table.
The best part of this hostel is that it’s attached to one of the most popular restaurants in town. As far as deluxe hostels go, this is one of the best even if the space is small and you’ll meet lots of friendly, like-minded travelers!!
Rating: 9.5 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Algodio
Selina Boavista Ericeira
Another great hostel in Ericeira is the Selina Boavista Ericeira. The beautiful property has an impressive swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a fantastic garden to enjoy the lovely weather.
Guests may use the shared kitchen and also free WiFi. The rooms have air conditioning, and some are even equipped with a balcony.
They offer mostly bunk rooms, with and without private bathrooms. The room pictured above has a private bathroom if you can reserve it. Guests love the cozy terrace and great view but say it’s a bit noisy. The restaurant onsite is delicious.
Rating: 8.0 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: yes • Closest beaches: Pescadores, Algodio
The Salty Pelican Yoga & Surf Retreat
Are you a fan of yoga and surfing? Staying at The Salty Pelican Yoga & Surf Retreat will be a true dream. Expect a large garden, a stunning outdoor seating area, and daily sunrise beach yoga, surf lessons, and meditation sessions.
All rooms have comfortable bunk beds and shared bathrooms. You will be treated to spectacular ocean views.
One of the best parts about the stay is breakfast. Guests may choose between a variety of healthy smoothies, toasted bagels, cocktails, and much more.
Rating: 8.5 • Parking: no • WIFI: yes • Pet Friendly: no • Closest beaches: Moitas, Tamariz
As you can see there are a range of terrific Ericeira hotels, vacation rentals, hostels and retreats to choose from that are close the to the beach and town. If you’ve been trying to decide where to stay in Ericeira, Portugal, you can’t go wrong with any of these amazing properties!