In this series of articles “Surfing in Portugal” we will discuss surfing as one of the most entertaining and exciting tourist activities one can do when they visit our beautiful country, and hope to provide some basic guidance on how to secure the best possible surfing experience.
The waves are at their largest and provide the best conditions for surfing in the morning due to the offshore breezes that blow from the ocean in the early parts of the day.
One of the best things about surfing in Portugal is that the waves can come in just about any size. This factor provides for a perfect opportunity for both the experienced and the first time surfers to enjoy the waves,
have fun, and have an interesting surfing story to take with them home and share it with their friends and family. Even if you are not an avid surfer, but you have always wanted to give it a try, then you are in luck. Portugal has numerous surfing schools all around the country, and a great majority of them is located right along the coastline. These surfing schools provide lessons for everyone, so it does not matter if you are a beginner, an intermediate, or even an advanced surfer, these schools can provide you with lessons, tutoring, and tips, and even if you are an experienced surfer you are almost guaranteed to learn something new and useful.
With a little bit of patience and their guidance, you are certain to begin surfing with the best of them, in no time. Just like with any other tourist activity in Portugal, there are professional tourist agencies and guides out there who can provide you with a guided trip related to the said activity. When it comes to guided surfing tours, the agency or the guide the services of which you choose to employ will take you to all the best locations and destinations for surfing in the country.
For more detail on this, please refer to our other article in the series “Surfing in Portugal – Guided Surfing Tours”.