In order to find the perfect waves to surf, a lot of practice, liveliness and a good equipment are essential.
But what really counts is finding the right spot that will offer you the best experience at the right time of the year, depending on the swell, the distance from the coast, and the winds.
Below are the best surfing beaches: from Europe to Africa, the best spots to ride the wave, do some practice and improve the technique to plan along the wave walls.
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Costa Rica is the homeland of the pura vida: relaxation, uncontaminated nature and a perfect climate.
The best time to surf the Tamarindo first-class waves ranges from April to November, while the northern swells make their appearance in December, while keeping the coast alive throughout the year.
From Playa Grande you can easily reach the most famous Break Point in Costa Rica, Playa Negra, Witches Rock and Ollie’s Point.
Sumatra Island is not the most popular tourist destination, as for political tranquility and natural disasters.
Sorake, in the south of Sumatra is a legend for surfers. It is said that the best right break in the world is here, with waves reaching over four meters. From March to November swells are guaranteed, and the quality of the waves is incredibly optimal.
Gold Coast, Australia
The Gold Coast goes from the Margaret River to Esperance, known among the surfers for the venerable Cyclops, the most sought-after but least ridden wave in the Ocean. Australia has some fo the best surfing beaches in the world, and the Gold Coast is popular for its 70km long golden shore. Among the most popular point breaks in the world, you can find: The Spit, Main Beach, Narrowneck, Palm Beach and Mermaid.
The variety of waves makes Brazil the ideal destination for surf addicts, both professionals and amateurs. Florianopolis, in Santa Catarina, is the birthplace of the world champions Teco and Neco Padaratz. Joaquina beach, discovered in the 70s by surfers from all over the world, is the location where many surf competitions take place, while Campeche, with its 5km long white shores, is the most popular spot for the beauty of the waves.
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
At a one hour drive from Port Elizabeth, you can find Jeffrey’s Bay, the legendary surfing spot. This spot gives the best of itself from June to August, while in July it hosts the Billabong Pro WCT in the Super Tubes area. Boneyards, Kitchen Windows, Magna Tubes, Point and Albatross are the other amazing areas in the Jeffreys Bay.