TTG – Luxury travel news
August 09, 2022by Charlotte Cullinan
Aethos will offer guests the chance to ride the waves with a professional female surfer when it opens its latest property in September, near Portugal’s surfing mecca, Ericeira.
Joana Andradwith will teach guests how to perfect their surfing skills
At Aethos Ericeira, the hotel and club brand has teamed up with professional big wave surfer Joana Andradwith, who is the first and only Portuguese woman to surf the towering waves of Nazare. She will lead the in-house surf coaching and guests will be offered two free group surf lessons per week.
Additional coaching sessions for families and groups can also be booked, and there’s a gym designed for surfers. The hotel’s surf concierge service will provide daily recommendations and information on the best surf spot, tides, and how guests can access the latest forecast on their phone.
The 50-room property opens September 1 and is located atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic. It is housed in an old farmhouse and was designed with Astet Studio in Barcelona and Portuguese architect Luis Pedra Silva.
The rooms were inspired by the tones of sand, the blue of the Atlantic and the earthy colors of the cliffs
Dining includes Onda, the hotel’s casual fine-dining restaurant overlooking the ocean. It serves contemporary coastal cuisine, using produce from local farms and fresh fish and seafood from the region.
Wellness offerings include a spa with steam room, sauna, and massage therapy, yoga and meditation classes, and a gym.
Free bicycles and beach buggies allow you to discover the surroundings of the establishment as well as the bicycle paths and the nearby beaches.