BEING ON THE CREST
OF THE BEST SPOT
Feel the thrill of a new experience dozens of metres high. In the Azores, you’ll find excellent sea conditions for surfing all year round. The archipelago is considered a European jewel for sports activities. Over 25 spots for you to feel at the top or to practise being brave, for the first time.
A TIDE OF ADRENALINE
MAKE YOUR BEST MOVE
IN THE ATLANTIC PARADISE
with the natural beauty of Azorean shores in sight,
and enjoy their board amid the mist. Venture
to the island of São Miguel, a place where some
of the greatest legends of the ocean sport have surfed.
EXPLORE THESE 5 SURFING SPOTS
Be inspired by what the Azores have to offer.
Areais de Santa Bárbara
The stage for international surfing competitions since 2010, this beach is one of the most popular in S. Miguel. It’s almost 1 km long and is the most sought-after beach destination on the island in the summer. The island of São Miguel is one of the best in the archipelago for surfing, which is guaranteed all year round.
Praia dos Mosteiros
A dark sandy beach known for its magnificent sunsets. Located on the west coast, it acts as a point break with waves from the north-east quadrant to the south.
Fajã de Santo Cristo
Considered a surfing and bodyboarding sanctuary. Several world champion surfers have visited the fajã, which is not to be missed.
Located on the north coast of the island, the waves reach their potential above 3 m, with long sets. Surfing experience is recommended for this site.