Asking a surfer to name the perfect wave is akin to asking a California beach bunny to name their favorite Beach Boys song – impossible. Whether you’re a novice, just bought a board, or are a world champion surfer, this list of the world’s best surfing location is sure to fill your heart with equal parts joy and envy. Grab a pen and paper; it’s time to add these 9 best surfing spots to your bucket list.
1. Bundoran Beach, Ireland
Ireland is one of the most spectacularly beautiful places in the world. Here, jewel-green waters meet the kind of headlands and rock reefs that create a one-of-a-kind location. With cold water temps and an average of ten foot waves, Bundoran (located a few hours’ drive from Dublin, in County Doneal) is not for beginners. But for surfing vets, it’s a majestic locale.
2. Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
3. Superbank, Gold Coast, Australia
4. Lima, Peru
5. Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii
6. Sultans, Maldives
7. J-Bay, South Africa
8. Black Beach, San Diego, California
9. White Beach, Okinawa, Japan
There are many wonderful surfing spots in the world, but these 9 are among the best ones. What’s your favorite surfing spot? Share your thoughts, please.