Surfing Destinations in the World for Beginners

4 Surfing Destinations in the World for Beginners

With summer just a few months away, now is the best time to look for surfing destinations around the world. Whether you’re thinking about hitting the beach somewhere in the country or considering a surf-and-beach holiday abroad, there’s plenty to choose from when it comes to the best beaches for beginner surfers.

To help you get started, below are a few recommendations you might want to consider.

1. La Jolla Shores, California. Situated in the upscale town of San Diego, the mild waves at La Jolla Shores are perfect for newbie surfers. Plus, the beach is patrolled by trained lifeguards to ensure the safety of all beach goers enjoying the waters off the beach. And if you’re lucky, you’ll get to swim with dolphins. Surfing lessons are available.

2. Bali’s Legian Beach. With mellow waves breaking close to shore, this is the ideal out-of-country destination for beginner surfers. The beach offers a quieter counterpart to Bali’s popular tourist hotspot, Kuta, so you can enjoy your surfing lessons in a more private environment.

3. Clarke’s Beach, Byron Bay, Australia. Australia is famous for its surfing spots, with beaches offering waves of varying degrees for all levels of surfers. But for beginners, the recommended spot is Clarke’s Beach. Small waves at the beach are ideal for beginners who wish to practice. Lessons are also available.

4. Hanalei Town, Kauai, Hawaii. Last, but certainly not the least, is Hanalei Town. Surrounded by gorgeous beaches, the town is one of the most idyllic regions in Hawaii. For beginners, the Hanalei Pier is ideal. The swells are moderate and friendly for newbies.

There are various other surfing hotspots all over the world that are perfect for beginner surfers. It is recommended that you do a bit of research first before booking your holiday. And since you will be traveling in the summer, it’s best to plan ahead and make your reservations early on.


Originally published at mackprioleau.net on May 17, 2016.

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