Hostel in Esmoriz, Portugal

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Get to know Esmoriz (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Esmoriz. To help you make friends with Esmoriz before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Clues to Esmoriz, Portugal’s past as a traditional fishing village can still be seen by visitors of today, thanks to the wooden homes that line the coast. Now, these structures are primarily holiday homes, but fishing remains an important part of Esmoriz’s economy.

The southern part of the Esmoriz coastline is dominated by beaches. Surfers flock to Esmoriz in droves, taking advantage of the area’s swelling waves and exciting tides. While the sea is ideal for surfing or bodyboarding, it can be dangerous for swimmers. However, this doesn’t deter the many tourists that come here each summer to take advantage of the pleasant weather and relax with the friendly locals.

Hostels are plentiful in Esmoriz, as the area is so popular with young tourists. Travelers who prefer hotels or rental properties to hostels can still find options here, though. Holiday homes book up quickly in the summer months, but anyone looking for local accommodation will be able to find a hotel or hostel to suit their needs.

The beaches at Esmoriz are widely recognized as some of the most consistent surfing spots in Portugal, with a range of waves that can accommodate beginners as well as more advanced surfers. The surf here is especially ideal in the early and late summer, so expect to see even more young tourists in the area during those months – as well as more crowds along Esmoriz’s beaches.

Much of the town’s urban core is made up of apartments, markets, and small shops, broken up by large green spaces. Forests of pine trees dominate the edge of Esmoriz, and the busiest part of town is closest to the beach sector. Visitors can find a variety of dining options throughout the community, as well.

There is a train station in Esmoriz, which can bring travelers to the city from other nearby destinations like Porto, Espinho, Ovar, Aveiro, Lisboa, and Gaia. Tourists can also rent a car from the airport in Lisbon or Porto and make their own way to Esmoriz.

Written by local enthusiast for Esmoriz hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Esmoriz hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ about Esmoriz Hostels

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Your Packing List for Esmoriz

Your Packing List for Esmoriz

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Esmoriz Hostel Cheatsheet

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Other Nearby Cities

Espinho (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Santa Maria da Feira (7 Km / 5 mi.)
Ovar (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Praia de Valadares (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Vila Nova de Gaia (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Porto (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Vale de Cambra (23 Km / 14 mi.)

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