Best Surf Breaks In The World

Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii

Pipeline is the name that most surfers dream of all over the world, but only the best surfers have the ability to face some of the most dangerous waves in the world in this spot. North of the island of Oahu, these waves often reach 6 meters in height on “normal” days and more than 20 meters in better days, breaking in shallow waters with pointed coral.

 

Black’s Beach, San Diego, United States

Black’s Beach has powerful waves, recommended for experienced surfers only. Located under the great cliffs of the La Jolla neighborhood, Black’s Beach is a favorite among San Diego’s best surfers, getting a bit crowded on weekends.

 

Supertube, Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa

The South African beach of Jeffrey’s Bay has tubular waves, rated by experts as the best ride on the planet. The most impressive spot is the Supertubes, with endless waves that allow you to surf nonstop within tubes for over 300 meters.

 

Teahupoo, Tahiti, French Polynesia

The wave that forms in Teahupoo is one of the most perfect, but also the most feared wave in the world. Amid the paradisiacal waters of the island of Tahiti, Teahupoo challenges the boundaries of experienced surfers who risk their lives to seek the adrenaline of surfing this wave.

 

Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

The island of Bali is a destination that can not be left out of the roadmap of experienced surfers from around the world. In spots like Uluwatu beach, in the south of the Indonesian island, the waves form real walls of water that guarantee a lot of adrenaline.

 

P-Pass, Pohnpei, Micronesia

The spot known as P-Pass is famous for its amazing tubular and perfect waves. Situated on the island of Pohnpei, in remote Micronesia, P-Pass remains virtually untouched and free of tourists.

 

Mavericks, United States

Only the bravest surfers are able to face a mythical spot like Mavericks in northern California. Waves can only be surfed with the help of jet-skis and easily reach the 25 meters. So any mistake can be fatal.

 

Hossegor, France

On the Atlantic coast of southern France, in the region of the Basque Country, Hossegor is considered as “the surfing capital of Europe”. Surfers from all over the world travel to the French city to enjoy their waves, which owe nothing to the best spots in Hawaii or Indonesia.

 

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Located on the pacific coast of Mexico, the city of Puerto Escondido offers year-round sunshine and access to several spots with perfect waves between March and December. Playa Zicatela is one of the most famous spots, with frequent giant waves for experienced surfers.

 

Cloud Nine, Siargao, Philippines

Powerful and dangerous waves break in shallow waters with sharp coral on the Philippine island of Siargao. This is the spot known as Cloud Nine, reserved for experienced surfers and the very brave willing to face the risks to live unforgettable moments.

 

Lances Right, Sipora, Indonesia

The small island of Sipora, in the Indonesian archipelago of the Mentawais Islands, reserves a tubular wave that attracts surfers from all over the world. Amidst the warm water and incredible natural scenery, the Lances Right spot is perfect for surfing.

 

Sultans, Maldives

Few places are as incredible to surf as the paradisiacal archipelago of the Maldives. Located in the Malé-Norte atoll, the Sultans spot is accessible aboard traditional boats and offers constant and large waves, but with the danger of sharp reef corals.

 

Trestles, Orange County, California

The combination of the ease of getting in and out of the water with good, frequent waves makes Trestles one of the best surfing destinations in Southern California. Trestles is the name given to a combination of five spots that offer a good variety of tubular rights and lefts.

 

Honolua Bay, Maui, Hawaii

Black sand beach on the north shore of the island of Maui, Honolua Bay is the type of spot that Hawaiian locals prefer not to divulge. On the best days, the beach has amazing waves with perfect tubes.

 

Montañita, Ecuador

180 km from Guayaquil, the small town Montañita is a fun destination for backpackers and surfers, with perfect waves during the day and a busy nightlife to enjoy after sunset. Montañita is the best destination in Ecuador to surf, taking advantage of the rights that form in the waters of the Pacific.

 

Rincon, Santa Barbara, United States

It is rare that the beach of Rincon, in the city of Santa Barbara, is in its ideal conditions for the practice of the surfing. But when that happens, Rincon becomes one of the best surf spots on the entire California coastline, with long, deep rights.

 

Nihiwat, Indonesia

Private beaches do not match much with the spirit of surfing, but they allow you to enjoy the waves with total tranquility, especially when the wave in question is considered one of the ten best lefts in the world, such as one found on the Indonesian beach of Nihiwat on the island Of Sumba, with exclusive access for guests of the resort Nihiwata Island.

 

Manu Bay, New Zealand

Located 6km from the town of Raglan, the beach of Manu Bay became famous when it appeared in the film Joys of Summer, of 1966, and became cult among the surfers. Manu Bay has waves that are usually between 1 and 3 meters, ideal for surfing in an iconic New Zealand spot.