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Place: Madeira
Photo: Madeira
Photo: Madeira

Surfing is a 365 days a year activity in Portugal. Or 366 if it’s a leap year. This is not an exaggeration, since the extensive Portuguese coast offers great waves every day. And there are many ways to tackle them, it all depends on your skill and enthusiasm.

Thediversity of natural conditions>and anexceptional climateprovide memorable experiences within everyone’s reach, frombeginners to pros. It’s even said that there’s no other coastline in the world with somany spotsso close to each other.

 Praia Surf_Arrifana ©YvesCallewaert
Praia Surf_Arrifana ©YvesCallewaert

We have waves for every taste and discipline: from perfect tubes for surfing and bodyboarding, which are the setting for major international events, to giant waves, posing a challenge for the boldest surfers striving to ride their crests, and long waves that are among Europe’s longest. But there are still a few secrets waiting to be unveiled.

Bodyboard_Azores Wave Week 2015 ©Miguel Rezendes | Turismo dos Açores
Bodyboard_Azores Wave Week 2015 ©Miguel Rezendes | Turismo dos Açores

The wind is a great ally and offers unique conditions for windsurfing and kitesurfing, but there are many other sports for making the adrenaline run. And after a day at sea, the good vibes continue on shore, where there’s always a party, a festival, a bar or a nightclub to provide unending fun every night.


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