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Best Surfing Destinations For Beginners

August 26th, 2016 by admin | Filed under Blog.

Surfing is an adventurous sport and one of the most thrilling pastimes man or woman has ever experienced. Surfing is the best adrenaline-inducing sport one needs in this busy world to escape the humdrum of everyday life. Those of you who haven’t surfed before, but are tempted to take a ride on the sea, you need not worry, because these days learning to surf is super easy and very safe. If you are a novice surfer, you should choose the best surfing destinations for beginners which has the following features:

  • They should have a trained teacher and crew for beginners
  • The ocean waves should be long, mild and gentle
  • The place should not be teeming with other surfers because you will need space for yourself 

Listed below are 5 best surfing destinations for beginners which are ideal:

Best Surfing Destinations For Beginners

1) The European Charisma of Portugal

Located in the far west of Europe, the serene coastline of Portugal stretches over 943 km and is a favorite destination for surfers. Portugal has 7 surfing regions, each of which has a distinct quality than the other. When visiting Portugal for surfing, make sure you go to Ericeira which is Portugal’s smallest surf region. Its coastline stretches for 8 km only and it is located on the south-central coast of Portugal. Ericeira is especially an ideal destination for beginners because it hires trained and certified surf instructors and crew. The waves in some of its beaches like Foz do Lizandro, São Julião, and Praia do Sul are mild enough for beginners to surf safely.

2) Australia: The World Down Under

The land down under hosts the highest number of surfers every year. Australia competes with Hawaii and California in terms of modern surfing. Amongst all surfing destinations of Australia, the town of Byron Bay stands out. Located in the New South Wales, this town has an abundance of gorgeous surfing beaches. Byron Bay is very popular among veteran as well as novel surfers. This place floods with surfers from March to May because the temperature is pleasantly warm during these months. Byron Bay has a wide range of surfing schools which can be of great help to the newbies. The beaches of Byron Bay have a great variety of ocean waves as well. Byron Bay’s Clarke’s Beach is one the most appropriate spot for novice surfers.

3) The Exotic Beaches of Costa Rica

Connecting the North and South of America, Costa Rica is known for its divine natural beauty. It bears a number of popular surf spots, most of which are located in the province of Guanacaste. The weather in Guanacaste is usually dry round the year. The spectacular Pacific beaches of Costa Rica are huge attractions for surfers from around the globe. The Nicoya Peninsula specializes in charismatic beaches which cater to the requirements of the veteran as well as novel surfers. Surfing schools are located near the mild beaches of Santa Teresa, Carmen, Playa and Playa Hermosa. These beaches have gentle waves and beginners, combined with professional help, will have no trouble mastering the art of riding the sea on these beaches.

4) The Indonesian Beauty of Bali:

The Indonesian island of Bali excels in striking tropical beaches. Bali is a very popular spot for surfers, as it has an impressive number of 50 above surf spots. Bali tops the list of all Asian surfing spots. Popular among both professional and novice surfers are the amazing breaks of Uluwatu and Padang of the Bali island. Located in the extreme south of Bali is the Bukit Peninsula. It is home to numerous spots for fresh surfers like the beaches of Dreamland and Balangan. The surfing conditions of these beaches are ideal for honing your surfing skills.

5) The Lush Beaches of Morocco

Located at the crossroads of Europe and Africa, the Atlantic coast of Morocco stretches over 230 km and is home to the most diverse surfing spots. Due to its highly affordable accommodation rates, lush beaches, and one-of-a-kind reef breaks, Morocco beats all the other surf destinations. Taghazout is a small and sophisticated village of Morocco and it is the hub of surf activities most of the year. Beginners must visit the Moroccan village of Tamraght which is an ideal spot for best surfing destinations for beginners to surf. The additional incentives of surfing at Moroccan beaches include experiencing camel and horseback riding, yoga classes, hiking and learning the ancient Moroccan art.

Surfs up! Ryan Daniels

Best Surfing Destinations For Beginners

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One Response to “Best Surfing Destinations For Beginners”

  1. Hi all that are looking for a surf. I live 31 years in Costa Rica and have experienced first hand the surfs in Guanacaste especially Tamarindo. You don’t have to go to Juan Santa Maria You can go directly to Liberia’s international Airport. and your are only a click away from the most beautiful beaches in the world. Great surfing Linda

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