Ribeira de Ilhas
Set in a valley between high cliffs, just to the north of Ericeira is the beach of Ribeira d'Ilhas. A lovely sandy beach complete with river and lots of interesting nooks and crannies, there's plenty here for the kids to do.
What Ribeira d'Ilhas is best known for though is the surf. Having hosted numerous rounds of the ASP surfing World Tour championships there is no doubts this is a world class break. There are actually better waves in the Ericeira area but most are harder to get too, more dangerous and none are as consistently surfable as Ribeira.