Avid surfers are always looking out for new and better places to surf to polish their skills. It is a sport that has captivated many around the world giving rise to many surfing spots globally. Here is a list of the best surf spots with options for all- whether you are beginner or an expert.
- Fuerteventura, Spain
Also known as the ‘Mecca of surfers’, this spot belongs to the Canary Islands attracting ardent surfers from all over the world throughout the year; the best season however is between March and September. Fuerteventura offers a favourable climate throughout the year making it a popular spot for the surfing community.
- Lance’s Right, Sipora, Mentawais Islands, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia
This spot is the perfect place for beginners and intermediate surfers as it offers consistent medium waves with warm water to ride the waves. It gives a perfect view while surfing and is preferred by surfers owing to the fact that this spot is never over crowded.
- Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii
The waves in Oahu are considered as the Father of all waves and are a popular spot among the expert surfers. Even the ones pro at surfing find it very difficult to ride the waves perfectly. This place can be considered out of bounds for those surfers who are beginners and without much experience as the waves can be as high as 6 metres at times.
- Gold Coast, Australia
This surfing destination in Queensland has earned the name of ‘Surfer’s Paradise’ owing to the brilliant break points it provides over beaches of 70 kilometres. Gold Coast offers 5 surfing spots along it’s beaches with waves suitable for beginners, intermediate surfers as well as for the experts.
- Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa
Lying South west to Port Elizabeth, this is another popular destination for surfing. The months of June, July and August attract maximum to its beaches like Super Tubes, Boneyards, Kitchen Windows, Magna Tubes, Point and Albatross. Super Tubes is the most popular among these.
- Santa Catarina, Brazil
This is another popular surfing spot because of a number of beach resorts along its beaches. It is flocked by surfers at all levels as it offers waves in various heights suiting the experience of all.
- Lima, Peru
This destination is flocked by surfers of all abilities as the ocean offers small, medium and large waves with waves starting at a metre. You can find surf boards on rent around the beach if you are not too keen in investing in a personal board. It is a great place for those who want to learn and observe surfing at various levels.
Explore these and many other surfing destinations to add to your experience and fun. Beginners make sure that the destination you choose is according to your surfing ability and experience. Follow the rule and regulations while wave-riding ensuring safety for yourself and the other surfers out there.