Best surfing locations in the world | Traveler by Unique

Here is a list of top surfing spots in the world.


1. Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii

Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii

The Pipeline is known as the granddaddy of all waves. In truth, most of the surfers might never be able to ride the big waves over here, but they invariably dream of being on the top crest.

A high indisputable for Pipline is its location, on the very island where surfing was developed. The site offers the heaviest of waves in the world. It goes over six meters at times, and while the base is shallow, it is made of table reef.

Surfing at the Pipeline makes you one with one of the top creations of nature.


2. Supertubes, Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa

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This one’s sometimes referred to as the best right hand ride in the world. At Jeffrey’s Bay, you can find fast barrels that are long as well and feature an intense break point.

A bay divided into two sections offers a number of options ahead for a tourist, which include Kitchen Windows, Boneyards, Magna Tubes and the greatest of them all, Supertubes. The rides can sometimes extend for up to 300 meters.


3. Uluwatu and Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

Uluwatu and Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

In Bali, you can find a number of surfers from Australia and Hawaii, along with a number of beginners from across the world. The waves are aesthetically glassy.


4. P-Pass, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

P-Pass, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

P-Pass is short for Paliker Pass and has superb right handed waves that are flawless and blue. Owing to location that is remote and difficult to reach, the spot stays uncrowded through the year.


5. Hossegor, France

Hossegor, France

In the heart of the Atlantic, Hossegor is believed to be the surfing capital of Europe. An exquisitely scenic location, the spot has plush holiday mansions and holiday homes of a number of celebs.

Tourists are sure to catch some pros ride the waves over here, and the location can rival Hawaii for shallow sandbanks.


6. Puerto Escondido, Southern Oaxaca, Mexico

Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido is adored for the long surfing season which extends from March right through to December. The strong barrels complimented by sandy point breaks bring visitors from across the world frequently. It is one of the finest attractions towards the southern side of the border.


7. Trestles, Orange County, California

Trestles, Orange County, California

At Trestles, a tourist comes across a combination paddle-out waves and higher breaks, which makes it among the most preferred destinations in Southern California.

The site is made up by five spots, which combine a number of left handed and right handed barrels. You can expect to find the finest surfing points and pleasant crowds over here.

A few of the other highs of surfing at Trestles is that it is in Orange County, which is the heart of surfing industry. A surfer comes across a sequence of waves over here, for a quality surfing experience.


8. Honolua Bay, Maui, Hawaii

Honolua Bay, Maui, Hawaii

You stand a chance at spotting a few whales while surfing at Honolua waves.


9. Cloudbreak, Tavarua Island, Fiji

Cloudbreak, Tavarua Island, Fiji

The South Pacific region may be easygoing, but the Cloudbreak is a destination for expert surfers. The hollow waves are formed at a distance of 1600 meters from the coast. They stay live for 500 meters and reach up to 10 meters in height.


10. Pasta Point, Maldives

Pasta Point, Maldives

Past Point is among the most famous surfing spots in Maldives. The waves are left hand rides and you can ride them for around a 100 m.


11. Rincon in Puerto Rico

Rincon in Puerto Rico

The quiet town now grabs the limelight and is a surfer’s paradise. The green hill is a fine spot to get started.