Best Places to Surf Around the World

Love surfing? Chances are you’ve got an adventurous spirit and plenty of adrenaline to keep you going! If you love surfing and traveling, there’s a whole world of incredible waves to catch. Whether you’re a beginner just learning the moves, or a seasoned surfer looking for your next great challenge, you won’t want to miss the waves on this list:


Gold Coast, Australia

You can’t talk about great surfing without talking about Australia. And the Gold Coast has undoubtedly the best waves in Australia, so you know that here you’re enjoying some of the best in the world. Soon you’ll be looking for property for sale in Australia so you never have to leave! Read more about that possibility here. There are waves of every type for surfing lovers, from relaxed waves perfect for body boarding to massive swells to get the hearts of even the most experienced surfers pounding.

Oahu, Hawaii, USA

This island has some legendary pipelines that most surfers only dream of riding- on the island where surfing was born! The north shore has got lots of familiar spots, including the world famous Pipeline- with waves over six meters high. If you can manage to ride the surf here, you can consider yourself to be experiencing one of nature’s most exquisite and powerful formations.

Bali, Indonesia

Come here from May to September, because the dry season is the most ideal for surfing. Take lessons at one of the many surfing schools lining the gorgeous beaches here in tropical paradise. Kuta has some of the most popular surfing sites in Bali, or if you’re looking for somewhere more secluded, check out Uluwatu on the southern tip of the island.

Nosara, Costa Rica

In a country filled with great beaches and excellent waves, it can be hard to pick the best of the best surfing destinations. But Nosara stands out as an especially wonderful surf town with warm water, super friendly locals and high swells year-round. It’s surrounded by gorgeous scenery and crystal waters, and offers an unbeatable lifestyle with a relaxed vibe and great restaurants right by the beach.

Sao Francisco do Sul, Brazil

Check out this sandbar on the east coast of the country where Brazilian surfing competitions are often held, and enjoy the same waves that the pros do. You might even spot a pro surfer taking on the waves. Enjoy the fun-loving, laid-back atmosphere and great waves year-round. There are lots of fun bars and restaurants to enjoy after a long day on the waves.

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