A world of extremes, where noisy cities meet authentic street markets and luxury seaside resorts are intertwined with deserted beaches, Thailand is a popular travel destination for many reasons. Unfortunately, surfing is not one of them. Yet!
With over 300 white, golden, and gray sand beaches, warm water all year round, steady winds and some 750 miles (1,200 km) of coastline, Costa Rica is a surfing mecca and one of the best places in the world where beginners can learn to surf.
Having been pinned on the surf map in the 1950s, Morocco is a preferred surfing destination for Europeans looking to escape the cold winters back home, but its legendary waves also attract surfers from far and wide.