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If you feel that it's time to recharge your energy levels, simply join this extraordinary surfing program, guaranteed to do the trick. The Ericeira World Surfing Reserve offers an incredible variety of surf spots and beaches in few kilometers. During the camp, an expert guide will take you twice a day to surf in the best spots of the area, according to the forecast, and to your level. He will ensure you are always in the right place at the right time!
The house you will stay is a Portuguese villa with a large garden and a terrace with ocean view, and beyond the hills, you can find the Palácio Nacional de Mafra. Moka can host maximum 20 people and offers double rooms, twin rooms, private rooms, and shared rooms (four or six people) with common bathrooms; bed linen and towels are provided at your arrival. There is a large dining room with a fully equipped kitchen for guests and everyone has his own space for food and drink in the fridge and in the pantry.
Yoga lessons and workshops take place in the 66-square-meter Mongolian yurt, which can also be freely used as the wave skate ramp. In the large courtyard located in the middle of the house, you can chat with people, dining outdoors, and enjoy the open air cinema in Portuguese warm evenings! But if you are searching for a quiet place, you’ll always find a spot in the lovely garden, swinging on the hammocks among the fruit trees.
This package includes 10 two-hours surf guide sessions. The daily timetable will be totally flexible, depending on the weather and ocean conditions, in order to allow the guests to always enjoy the best waves during the surf session. At your arrival, you will have a briefing with the guide in order to understand your level, your preferences, and your goals for the camp. Then, every late afternoon, after the reading of the forecast, the program for the day after will be discussed and decided. If the conditions will require it, it is possible to organize daily surf trips throughout all the central coast of Portugal.
Moka is on the top of the hill just outside Ericeira, an old fishermen village featuring typical light-blue and white houses facing the ocean. Restaurants and nightclubs are increasingly crowded with tourists every year. You can enjoy the fresh fish that arrives daily at the little harbor as well as the warm welcoming of the locals.
A few steps from the house there are some bars and restaurants as well as a supermarket. Getting around is very easy: daily transfers to and from the beach and Ericeira are included in your pack! You can also use Moka Surfhouse & Yoga Retreat's bikes for free, take the bus which stops very close to the house, rent a scooter or take a stroll and reach the two nearby beaches through beautiful trails. Then, if you want to get more serious with walking, you can plan with them a trekking inside Sintra and Cascais Natural Park which begins near the house.
Ericeira is also a perfect starting point for discovering the many attractions of the Estremadura region; not far from the famous old village of Sintra, one of the most popular historical well-known locations in Portugal and right above the Sintra and Cascais Natural Park, a charming location for those who love nature. Lisbon is easily reached either by car or by bus (around 40 minutes' ride).
As the staff is Italian, food is always in their mind and plays a central role in their day! Moka believes in a healthy and fair food market so the staff tries to reduce food miles using seasonal and local products, with a special attention to vegetarian aliments. Among other things, you’ll taste pizza, pasta fresca, mouth-watering classic Italian recipes and, of course, Moka coffee! During your stay, you will receive a tasty and healthy breakfast every day and two delicious dinners.
The Sintra and Cascais Natural Park is just around the corner. Moka offers trekking tours within the territory of the park, during which you’ll deeply immerse yourself in this wonderful and wild Portuguese area. From the cliffs, you’ll admire unique landscapes, recharge your mind, and feel the ocean in all its power. Moka Surf House also provide yoga lessons and workshops, surf equipment rental, horse riding, SUP lessons and surf training on request and at added costs.
Restore yourself with two different treatments. Ayurvedic Yoga massage, based on Master Kusum Modak technique, is a unique style of massage that combines deep tissue massage with coordinated breathwork and yoga stretching; the session is performed on a mat for free movement and flow. The deep tissue massage helps to release tension, eliminate toxins, promotes correct posture, and improves respiratory patterns. Raynor Massage is a deep tissue holistic technique focused on releasing tension, muscles tightness, and return the body to a natural state of relaxation. This full body chi-release massage re-adjusts your circulatory, eliminatory and respiratory systems, so your body functions holistically, the way it naturally should.
Lisbon Portela Airport
Transfer available for additional US$64 per person
Please book a flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. One way price starts from 55 EUR.
From Lisbon, Ericeira is only 30 kilometers away. Every hour, a bus leaves from the bus station of Campo Grande to Ericeira. Moka Surfhouse & Yoga Retreat will pick you up for free at Ericeira bus terminal.
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