To the North of Furnas near the vila center is North beach, also known as “Algodio” or just plain Ericeira beach. This is a popular and busy beach and attracts a crowd of regulars. Lifeguards are on duty in season and conditions are suitable for surfing and body boarding.

Tide – Low to high tide
Swell – West, but only works with big swell
Wind – East
Level of difficulty – 1 / 3
Wave size – 3 metres/ 9 feet

Lat.: 39° 21.989′ N
Lon.: 9°21.348′ W