If you’re interested in surf centered tourism and are keen to catch numerous breaks around the world, simply continue reading to discover 5 surf beaches, that are definitely worth ticking off your bucket list.
5 of the best surf spots in the world revealed:
1. Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia
Kuta Beach is lined with palm trees and boasts picturesque white sand. While Kuta Beach is a popular tourist spot, which draws surfers from around the world, it’s still well worth visiting as it is the birthplace of surfing in Bali. Since the 1930s surfers have flocked to Kuta Beach as it offers waves to suit all skill types. It’s not unusual to see newbies catch their first waves, while a pro catches a high-speed tunnel. Better yet as Kuta Beach offers a long stretch of beach, you won’t have any trouble catching a peak.
2. Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Jeffreys Bay which boasts miles of golden sand is home to the worlds’ number one right-hand point break, which consists of 10 different sections. Examples of which include Kitchen Windows, Boneyards, Impossibles, and Albatross. If you’re lucky you may be able to enjoy a 1km ride between Boneyards and The Point. If you manage to maintain your speed you may be able to complete several sections of the point break, without wiping out.
3. Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
If you’re an experienced surfer forget Waikiki Beach and head straight to Sunset Beach, which is located on Oahu’s laid-back North Shore. Sunset Beach offers massive swells which can tower over 15 feet. If the name Sunset Beach rings a bell, that may be because it is one of the 3 surf breaks that make up the prestigious Triple Crown Surfing Contest. The other breaks being Waimea Bay and the infamous Banzai Pipeline. If you’re keen, ensure to visit during the winter months as in summer, Sunset Beach’s waves flatten out.
4. Surfers Paradise, The Gold Coast, Australia
If you’re a beginner or intermediate surfer, it’s well worth visiting the aptly named Surfers Paradise. Where you’ll find small to medium sized swells as well as numerous surf schools. Surfers Paradise boasts warm weather and luxuriously warm water, year round. When the sun goes down, you’re in for a treat as Surfers Paradise boasts dozens of bars and restaurants.
5. Joaquina Beach, Brazil
Joaquina Beach has hosted numerous professional surfing events over the years and is located in the center of the popular Santa Catarina coastline. Joaquina Beach features a natural rocky point which creates a choppy left hand set up, which boasts numerous take off points. Joaquina Beach is extremely popular with local Brazilian surfers as well as tourists, so if you’re keen on getting off the beaten tourist track it’s well worth visiting. As a bonus, Joaquina Beach boasts numerous beachfront cafes, restaurants, and bars.
So if you have your heart set on catching stunning breaks around the world, it’s well worth adding Joaquina Beach, Surfers Paradise, Sunset Beach, Kuta Beach and Jeffreys Bay to your bucket list.