Top Summer Surfing Destinations

surfingEager to catch some waves this summer? Here Tripping highlights some of the world’s hottest surf spots. Start planning your beach getaway now.

 

Malibu, California, USAMalibu

Malibu, home to the rich and famous of Los Angeles, is one of the most well-known beach towns in the world. Its beaches boast excellent waves year-long on the gorgeous Pacific coastline. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, “The ‘Bu” is sure to impress on your next surfing getaway.

 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaCape Town

Cape Town, nestled on the southern tip of the Africa, attracts tourists from all over the world to its breathtaking beaches. Boulders Beach, Cape Town’s most famous beach, hosts the Red Bull Big Wave Africa surf competition in July each year. This exciting event gathers surfing professionals and enthusiasts from all over the world to compete and celebrate surfing culture.

 

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazilflor

Florianópolis is Brazil’s surfing epicenter, housing 42 different beaches and attracting surfing enthusiasts from around the globe. As an island, visitors literally can’t leave Florianópolis without catching its famous waves. Enjoy your choice of outdoor sports on your vacation, from hang gliding and rowing to paragliding and mountain biking.

 

Laniakea Beach, Hawaii, USAlanikai-beach

Laniakea Beach, also known as “Turtle Beach”, is located in the state of Hawaii, the birthplace of surfing. As noted by its nickname, Laniakea Beach is home to a large population of green sea turtles, that might even catch some waves with you!

 

Soorts-Hossegor, FranceSoorts-Hossegor-France

Soorts-Hossegor is the premier surfing location in Europe. In addition to its amazing waves, Soorts-Hossegor is renowned for its vibrant beach-town nightlife. Each year in September, it hosts an international surf competition called the Quicksilver Pro France. This is one beach town you won’t want to skip over while Eurotripping.

 

This post was written by Hogan Bradford, Tripping Blogger