Praia do Peixe is one of the most beautiful beaches, in Ericeira, a civil parish in Mafra, on the western coast of Portugal. Next to the harbor, at the center of Ericeira, there is a path leading down to Praia do Peixe. It's the main boat launching. It's well known as the fisherman's beach. But, it's also known for its good waves.
So, take your board and let’s make the fishes run scared away.
For your surf moments in summer, the waves are good with you, with swell size from 0.5-1.3 m (1.5-4 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 0,3%. In autumn, the waves swell size is from 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft), at 7% of the time and the wind blows offshore at 6%. In the winter, the wind blows offshore at 12% and at 13% of the time, the swell size is from 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft). In spring, the swell size is at 11% of the times from 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 6%.
There are surf schools in the area, with experts who can show you the magic of surf. When you take the dose of adrenaline, that you need, just scroll around in the narrow streets of Ericeira and breath the fresh air of Atlantic ocean. You can visit the museum, the cultural center or the municipal library. And for those who are kings of the night, Ericeira can offer you great night moments. There are bar and restaurants, where you can spend your time with your friends. Taste the fresh fish, drink the nice wine and when your body can’t follow your mind’s temper, choose one of the lovely accommodations and take a nap.