Portugal, Ericeira World Surfing Reserve - the second WSR overall and the first in Europe. The special designation establishes and celebrates the unique value of the Ericeira surf zone, and aims to enhance efforts to maintain the pristine nature of the area for future generations. A treasure for surfers, the Ericeira surf zone consists of 4 km (2.5 miles) of coastline with 7 quality surf breaks - Pedra Branca, Reef, Ribeira d’Ilhas, Cave, Crazy Left, Coxos and São Lourenço.
Odemira is a municipality in the Portuguese region of Alentejo with a total area of 1,720.6 km² and a total population of 25,738 inhabitants. The municipality is composed of 17 parishes, and is located in Beja District. It is the largest Portuguese municipality by area, famous for its wild beaches and for being home to a significant Dutch and German community. The village of Zambujeira do Mar is home to the Festival do Sudoeste, one of the biggest rock festivals in Europe.