Where to Surf in South America
Surfing has always been an inseparable part of sport lovers’ most desired summer holiday in which they picture a sunny beach with amazing waves, great friends and lots of fun. However, surfing can be quite dangerous and hard, therefore you need a lot of practice before you can ride the best waves. A lot of them are offered in several beaches in South America – a surfer’s real paradise.
Situated close to Rio in Brazil, this beach offers a lot more than just waves. It provides you with the perfect environment for whatever holiday you would like to have. It is not necessary to mention the sunny climate, but apart from it, Lopes Mendes is a great spot to chill with beautiful natural surroundings, helping you relax with its tranquil and clean environment. For those looking for a surfing place, this is certainly one of the best choices you can ever make. Because of the difference in the seasons and consequently in the tides and water waves, the beach is appropriate for newbie surfers as well as professionals, depending on the time of the year you decide to visit. It’s best for amateurs to have a holiday during the Southern hemisphere’s summer which is from December to March, whereas the greatest waves that might hamper even the best surfers arrive in the winter. (Photo credit)
Punta del Este, Uruguay
Punta del Este is a hot tourist destination which sits between the Atlantic Ocean and Rio de la Plata. It unites several beaches in the northern and southern east part of the coastline which results in it being one of the best beaches in South America. The most essential thing is that it offers a great variety of options for both sports and having a rest. Brava Beach is a fantastic place for surfers because of the big waves it provides. That makes the adventure of surfing a lot more exciting than just ordinary calm water. Another possibility of a beach offering high and rough waves is El Emir – a whole year access to the amazement of the tempestuous water makes a real surfer urgent to visit this heaven as soon as possible. (Photo credit)
A rather untraditional place to be bragged but it is actually the best one in the country which attracts countless tourists from all over the world, and certainly there is a reason why. Not only it is a fun place to visit, but it also offers a wide range of activities in order to meet anyone’s taste. Apart from sunbathing and swimming, you can also have amazing nightlife options. If you are more of a relaxed type, you can try a lot of new local dishes while admiring the spectacular landscape. And of course, the main reason to visit it because of the great surfing experience you might gain while practicing on the tremendous waves which are suitable for windsurfing and kite surfing as well. It is the perfect place to take up surfing and improve your skills, not only because of the appropriate environment, but also because you will be precisely trained by the local staff. (Photo credit)