Peniche will receive the most important Professional Surf Contest in the World. From October 20th to 31st, the most prestigious surfers compete in the RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL , a WSL – WORLD SURF LEAGUE competition.


During the World Surfing Championship, the “One For One Ocean Without Plastics Campaign” will also be held. The objective of this campaign is to make people aware of ocean pollution and the need to reduce plastic consumption.

Por um Oceano sem Plástico

The events will take place simultaneously in Peniche and Cascais. The beaches where the eight surfers who are willing to compete for the title have already been chosen and are very well known by surfers from all over the world: Supertubos (Peniche), Carcavelos and Guincho (Cascais). At this time of the year, the beaches chosen for the event have very favorable weather conditions for surf competitions. The choice was perfect and the excitement promises to take care of the coastal areas of Cascais.

If you are a surf lover and missed the opportunity to take a look at the eight competitors that will fight for the World Surf Championship Cup, we show you the list of participants: John Florence , Jordy Smith , Gabriel Medina , Owen Wright , Matt Wilkinson , Julian Wilson , Adriano de Souza and Filipe Toledo .

Do you want to closely follow this event?  Check Suddenly’s accommodations and take a mini-holiday with very nice waves.

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FOLIO – International Literary Festival of Óbidos

The third edition of the festival FOLIO – International Literary Festival of Óbidos will take place from 19 to 29 October, the month in which the great revolutions took place, and will have many surprises. It is bigger, has more partners, more complicity, more countries to participate, creative cities to collaborate and the theme of this edition is the Revolutions.

International Literary Festival of Óbidos

International Literary Festival of Óbidos

This year’s edition has many new features, including some exhibitions related to the theme of the festival, organized by the Assembly of the Republic, on the revolution April 25, by the Belém Cultural Center, on Art and Human Rights, among many others.

Another of the great attractions this year is the coming of authors from various countries like Canada, Croatia, Brazil, France, Hungary, Colombia, among others. An excellent opportunity to get to know various authors and works of renowned authors from other countries.

FOLIA will once again bring the party to Óbidos Vila Literária with eleven days of Concerts, exhibitions, theater and other initiatives. All exclusive or premieres FOLIO. In the music, stand out names like Rodrigo Leão, the debut in Portugal of the new show of Maria João with the musical reading of the work of the Brazilian author Aldir Blanc, Aldina Duarte with the special participation of Carlão, Norberto Lobo and Cante Alentejano, and many other artists who intend to invade FOLIO with the revolution in styles, formats and contaminate the public of the festival with new perspectives that celebrate tradition and modernity on the same stage.

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These are just some of the many activities that will take place at this year’s FOLIO festival. Do not miss this opportunity to visit this festival and stay in one of our holiday homes with all the convenience to which you are entitled, with the best conditions and the best price.

At Suddenly you will find these and many other accommodations for an unforgettable holiday in Playa Del Rey. Find the best accommodation options with Suddenly and enjoy one of the most emblematic beaches in Portugal.