Lagos in the southern Algarve of Portugal is a great beginners zone, which can produce some fun and hollow little beach peaks. Lagos beach, and Porto de Mos beach, in particular, are perfect places to learn how to surf. When you're looking after a more advanced swell, go to South East Algarve where you'll find more surf spots for experienced surfers as Zavial, Tonel, or Amado. For surfers who like to enjoy Lagos to the fullest, visit the many packed streets full of bars. Some say it’s the best nightlife of the Algarve!
Portugal is a surfer’s paradise. Its huge coastline is dotted with waves of all shapes and sizes, rolling in one after the other, some located just outside lively beach towns with buzzing nightlife, others remote and serene. Simply put, Portugal has something for everyone.
Peniche is famous for quite a few things – long sandy beaches, surfing, sardines, and Supertubos, one of the best beach breaks on the planet. It is also mainland Europe’s westernmost city and one of the best places to learn to surf in Portugal.
The jewel in the crown of Portuguese surf, Ericeira is often compared to Mexico’s Baja California and Australia’s Gold Coast. Are you wondering why?