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Canary Islands

Canary Islands 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 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 »


Lagos Surfing Holidays image from The Surf Experience

Found in the Barlavento region of the Algarve, southern Portugal, Lagos is one of the most visited towns in the region. This is largely thanks to a large number of tourist friendly beaches and vibrant summer Read more »


Lagos and Sagres surfing holidays - Staffan Rennermalm courtesy of The Surf Experience

You’ll find Sagres at the end of the road on the very southern tip of south west Portugal’s Algarve region. Its position shields it from the worst of the Atlantic swell but means it is also Read more »


Aljezor surfing holidays Praia da Bordeira Flickr image by Geerd-Olaf Freyer

A small town and municipality situated near the south west coast of Portugal in the Algarve, Aljezur surfing holidays have become popular thanks to its Atlantic coast conditions. Although the town itself is not directly on the Read more »


Carrapateira Surfing Holidays Praia do Amado flickr image by Annabelle Orozco

Located in the Southwest Alentejo and Vincentine Coast National Park, the small surfing village of Carrapateira sits on the west coast of the southern tip of Portugal. A traditional hamlet, Carrapateira has found a new lease Read more »