Surf spots in Portugal

Portugal has a very mild climate with solid surf often with offshore morning breezes are extremely common, making it a popular surfing destination for surfers from inside and outside Europe. Portugal has a huge variety of waves and swell size and as a result makes an ideal surfing location for surfers of every ability. It is a good place to learn to surf with lots of places offering surf lessons and packages.

Situated west of Spain, Portugal picks up north, west and south swells, making surf conditions very consistent. During winter the swell size is around the 6ft mark but can get to 15ft or more, making it a spot for those looking for challenging surf. There is surf throughout the summer months and you can expect waves of 3-5ft.

There are many different surf spots over the whole coast which you can visit with our rental camper!

ARRIFANA COSTA VICENTINA
LEVEL (1-4): 2
TYPE OF WAVE: PIONTBREAK
BOTTOM: SAND/ROCK

PRAIA DO AMADO COSTA VICENTINA
LEVEL (1-4): 1
TYPE OF WAVE: BEACHBREAK
BOTTOM: SAND

PRAIA DE CARCAVELOS
LEVEL (1-4): 1
TYPE OF WAVE: BEACHBREAK
BOTTOM: SAND

ERICEIRA
LEVEL: WAVES FOR ALL LEVELS
TYPE OF WAVE: ALL TYPES

PRAIA DO NORTE NAZARE
LEVEL (1-4): 4
TYPE OF WAVE: BEACHBREAK

PENICHE
LEVEL: WAVES FOR ALL LEVELS
TYPE OF WAVE: ALL TYPES

PRAIA DO CABEDELO FIGUEIRA DA FOZ
LEVEL (1-4): 2
TYPE OF WAVE: JETTYBREAK
BOTTOM: SAND

ESPINHO
LEVEL (1-4): 2
TYPE OF WAVE: JETTYBREAK
BOTTOM: SAND

SAGRES
LEVEL: WAVES FOR ALL LEVELS
TYPE OF WAVE: ALL TYPES

PAUL DO MAL MADEIRA
LEVEL (1-4): 3
TYPE OF WAVE: REEFBREAK
BOTTOM: FLAT ROCKS