Welcome to Surfing Holidays your worldwide surfing guide. Not just about surfing holidays but also surf lessons and surf gear, plus 'how to' guides written by pros. We aim to help you get more from your time surfing whether you are a beginner looking to learn to surf or an expert searching for great deals on surfing holidays.

Mexico

Mexico surfing holidays Flickr image by Jeff Rowley

With two long coastlines on two different oceans, it’s not surprising that surfing is a popular sport in Mexico. The country started attracting American surfers over the border in the 1960s, and a vibrant surf scene Read more »

Algarve

Algarve Surfing Holidays image from The Surf Experience

The Algarve makes is a great place to head for a surfing holiday. Long waves roll in from the Atlantic onto its west coast and can reach some serious heights. Some of the biggest waves ever Read more »

Essaouira

surf instructor course in Morocco

Want to go to Morocco’s surf capital? Then go to Essouira. This pretty little coastal town has become an international hub for the surfing community, who love its big, bad breakers and its sweeping sandy beach. Read more »

Five of the best surfing holidays in Central America

The best surfing holidays in Central America flickr image by Razvan Orendovici

During much of the 20th century parts of Central America were a virtual no-go zone. Military dictatorships and civil wars wreaked havoc but times have certainly changed. Today this incredibly beautiful part of the world, sandwiched between Mexico and Read more »

Dakhla

Morocco Surfing Flickr imag

Stuck out to sea on a narrow spit, Dakhla is the perfect place to indulge in just about any water sport… surfing included. Dakhla lies in the Western Sahara region, where the world’s greatest desert meets Read more »

Canary Islands

Corralejo surfing holidays. Fuerteventura. Flickr image by maccanti

The Canary Islands have become a classic surfing escape for European surfers. The Canaries are an archipelago of volcanic islands situated just a few degrees north of the Tropic of Cancer, in the Atlantic west of Morocco. This Read more »

Arrifana

Arrifana surfing holidays wikicommons image by Filipe Rocha

The wild Atlantic coast of south west Portugal is characterised by rugged rock formations, huge sandy stretches and, importantly for surfers, some big swells and waves. Situated in the Costa Vincente National Park, a protected area Read more »