Frequently Asked Questions


Is Portugal safe ?

Yes it's one of the safiest country in Europe, it's safe to walk alone at night and Portugal is one of the most advance country with LGBT rights. You still need to have some commun sense with valuable in high season.

What is the weather like ?

Ericeira is an all year round destination for great weather.
Summer aren't too hot and winters are mild with low precipitations.

Average temperatures
Hotter days max 28C°
Coldest never lower than 5C°

What are the electricity plugs like ?

Portuguese voltage is 220V, 50 Hz (two-pin round plugs).

I don't speak portuguese ! is that a big issue ?

At Sunago we are all talking english, and most people in Ericeira will be able to talk english to you as well. But some portuguese basic words and a big smile helps a lot !


What about surfing in Ericeira, how is it ?

Ericeira is a surf meca, you will find everything from world class pointbreaks, friendly beachbreaks, mellow reefbreaks, to crazy slabs from begginers to experts surfers, all year long.
Within a 6 to 30mins drive from Sunago you can surf some of the best waves in Europe.

In winter depending on your sensibility :
3mm boots
4/3mm wetsuit
Some real commitment!

In summer depending on your sensibility :
Reef boots
4/3mm or 3/2mm wetsuit
Smiles and plenty of suncream!

Read more about Ericeira surfing typography here !

What is there to do besides surfing ?

Ericeira and his surroundings are perfect for outdoor activities like horse riding, fishing, golf, moutain biking, trail...
For cultural visits and cities vibes, we are pretty close to Sintra, Lisbon, Mafra, Obidos.
We are also proposing activities inside Sunago like yoga, meditation, fitness, massages...
Email us to arrange activities :

I'm not a surfer is that ok to stay in your house ?

Even though we are avid surfers ourselves, surfers and non surfers are equally welcome in Sunago :)

Can I rent surf gear at Sunago?

We’ve partnered with a local surf shop to give you the best quality and rates we can find in Ericeira regarding surf lessons & rentals.


How many people can work in the coworking space ?

The coworking space have a maximum capacity of 15 desks.

Can I book your coworking space without the accomodation ?

Yes, we have few desks with day passes with the purchase options of :
1 day : 10€
5 days : 40€
1 month : 120€

Please contact us in advance and we will review your request.
Full access to the coliving house is reserved to "work & stay" guests.

Do I need to consider certain office opening hours ?

"Work & Stay" guests :
Available at all times of the day and night.

For daily nomads passes :
Open hours (9am – 6pm)

Can I leave valuables in the coworking ?

Yes our coworking have a secure access 24/24 with digicode.
Sunago staff is very often on site too during open hours (9am- 6pm)

What’s included in the price for coworking?

● 9am-6pm workspace access
● 200 Mbps internet
● Furnished office including desk, lamp, ergonomic chair, mouse pad, mug pad...
● Printer, scanner & Copy, coffee, lemon water & tea.
● Indoor & outdoor work areas
● Private Skype room
● Staff on duty
● Large garden view
● Chill out area

Can I work outside?

Yes totally, the outdoor terrace is cover by wifi, with most parts of the garden.


How long is the minimum stay ?

We have a minimum stay of 2 days. The maximum stay is 10months.

How many guests can stay at Sunago?

While our occupancy varies, the maximum amount of people that could stay at Sunago is 10.

Can I ship parcels to Sunago?

Yes totally if you avoid wild animals, narcotics and guns :)

What’s included in the price?

Your prepared bedroom, weekly room service, 24/7 workspace access, fully-equipped kitchen, and washing machine access.

What is "weekly room service"?

On your request, once a week, our staff will dust the room, sweep the floor, make your bed. Once a week, your towels and sheets will be cleaned.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately we can not accept pets due to the changing potential allergies of existing and upcoming guests.

Are children allowed?

We do not allow anyone under the age of 18 with or without supervision. However under certain circumstances we may allow children.

Who is the host and what do they do?

David & Samara are the community managers of our space.
They will meet you upon arrival, show you around, and are always available to you in-person or over the phone. They can help you set up excursions, give you advice on where to surf, the best restaurants and many more...

Our hosts are an integral part of our community, they are also having permanent desks in the coworking space.

Can I share the private room?

Yes all our private rooms can be used as shared rooms; the beds split apart to create a shared twin room.

Is the house handicapped accessible?

Unfortunatly our coliving is currently not handicapped accessible yet.
Our coworking is more accessible.

Can I have my own bathroom?

Totally! we do have few rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

How well-equipped is the kitchen?

Our inside shared kitchen has everything you would need to cook, eat, and clean: a gaz stove top, oven, 2 fridges & freezers, dishwasher, coffee machine, pots, pans, spatulas, ladles, microwave, boiler, toast machine, bread grill, blender...

Our outside kitchen is composed by a BBQ and a pizza oven, electricity plugs and 2 sinks.

What's the security like at Sunago?

Upon arrival you’ll receive keys to your room, and main house gate.
Access to the coworking and coliving is made by digicode and given only to "work & stay" guests.

Our wifi network in the house and coworking is password-protected.

Coliving provides a unique, unintended security benefit because many people are living in the same spaces, there is virtually always someone at home.


Where is Sunago ?

Sunago is located in Ericiera a seaside town on the Atlantic coast of Portugal.

How do I get to Sunago coming from Lisbon airport ?

Uber from the airport around 37€. Rentals car start from 1.6€/day in low season.
Regular taxi trip costs around 50€.

Ericeira is connected to Lisbon by a daily bus that departs from Campo Grande bus station (15min from Airport by metro or bus)

Express bus to Ericeira (85minutes) & Standart (120minutes) around 6€ one way.
No booking needed, pay in the bus.
The bus stop is a 3mins walk from Sunago's house.

Difficulties to plan your trip? reach us at :
Localisation on Google maps : HERE

How far is Sunago to the nearest beach ?

6mins ride by car and a 15mins by bike.

Where can I park my car?

We are outside the town so it's easy and free to park in front of the house all year long.

How far is Sunago from the city center of Ericeira

5 mins by car.
35 mins by foot.
Supermarkets are 3 mins by car.