Did you know around 71% of the Earth’s surface is water? There are many perks to the immense amount of water, including surfing.
Beginners to professionals can enjoy a good wave. Because even if a wave is too big for you, you can still watch someone else have the time of their life.
It can be overwhelming knowing how to find the best places to surf but fear not dudes and dudettes.
CHECK OUT SEVEN TOP SURF SPOTS AND WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THEM.
1. PIPELINE IN OAHU, HAWAII
In the United States, people know of Pipeline or the North Shore. Waves here are on most professionals’ schedules and in most novices’ heads. Everyone dreams at catching the perfect break here.
The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing makes its final stop here and provides lots of entertainment.
Be very careful if you choose to paddle out. Many boards are broken, and you risk injury due to the sharp reef in shallow parts of the water. Be sure to prepare and become stronger before focusing on waves at the North Shore.
2. SUPERBANK AT GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA
Nicknamed the ‘surfer’s paradise,’ the Gold Coast has four main point breaks. The Superbank break is viewed as one of the world’s best breaks.
Visiting this beach lets you experience insane solid walls and tubes. The beach is also vast, meaning it attracts lots of surfers seeking out the perfect wave.
3. SUPERTUBES AT JEFFREY’S BAY, SOUTH AFRICA
Most known this area is J Bay. It is located in Eastern Cape. Here you will find long and fast barrels and if you are lucky, a supertube.
Try visiting the area from June to August.
4. MENTAWAI ISLANDS, INDONESIA
This location in Indonesia has 70 wave chains of the Sumatra coast. Visiting this surfing beach means enjoying one of the most consistent flows of waves.
The biggest waves happen between June and September. Take note that some of the best spots in the islands require a ferry trip for access.
5. LIMA, PERU: ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO SURF
There are over 1,500 miles of coastline in Peru. While mostly pebbly beaches, Lima is a much sought-after place to surf.
Lima is a great place to visit because waves break at all different lengths. This means beginners and pros can enjoy the water.
6. BLACK’S BEACH IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Leave this one alone unless you are experienced. This beach has strong currents and massive wave breaks.
Many view this spot as the best spot for surfing in the continental United States.
7. BUNDORAN BEACH, IRELAND
Many would overlook this beach in County Donegal due to cold temperatures, but not true professionals.
Here you will find sparkling green-tinted water and rolling waves. This beach is only a few hours from Dublin, so next time you are in Europe, put this on your list.
GRAB YOUR BOARD BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO CATCH SOME WAVES
Now that you have a solid list of the best places to surf, what is stopping you? It’s time to chase waves you’ll never forget.
In search of a new board to prepare for your next trip? Check out our guide packed with tips and tricks to getting the perfect board!