Top surf in Spain

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Spain can boast of being one of the countries with beaches where surfing at European and even global level. Concentrated mainly in the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay, there are still from north to south. The occasional good practice in some areas is possible everywhere in Spain.

Surfing is the most popular during the summer sport, and we offer the most beautiful beaches where you will never be short of interesting even if waves with a good combination can be practiced all year:

Surf in Cantabria 

Considered the birthplace of surfing in Spain. this region for the first boards, wetsuits andsurf school. Most fans of the sport know Somo BeachAbout has excellent conditions for surfing, the name of the beach is even taken up by some brands.
Beach of Somo. Source:

Playa de Somo. Source:

List of surf spot in Spain Cantabria

Suances, Santoña, El Brusco, San Vicente de la Barquera, Noja, Liencres.

Surfing Asturias

This is an ideal place for lovers of surfing but the weather often stops the more adventurous!

List of surf spot in Spain Asturias

Rodiles (Villaviciosa), Playa de La Grande (Tapia de Casariego), San Lorenzo (Gijón), Salinas y El Espartal (Castrillón),Playa España (Villaviciosa), Verdicio (Gozón), Xagó (Gozón), San Antolín (Llanes), Santa Marina y Vega (Ribadesella).

Beach of Rodiles. Fuente:

Beach of Rodiles. Fuente:

Surfing in the Basque Country

It is very difficult to know where is the best surf spot in the Basque country because it depends on your level but above the weather as it can become really difficult next season.

However, Basque surfer remains a favorite with the Basque pelota course sports. Mundaka beach is known around the world for the consistency of its beautiful waves, sought by surfers worldwide and even international competitions that have made it one of their favorite spot. The waves can sometimes be very high but the curve is often beautiful.

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Nearby, we Zarautz, a town famous for surfing which is part of everyday life. often one considers the city as the largest city in Spain for surfing. Its beach is 3 km parallel to the promenade and is one of its strengths to have enough space and avoid friction between surfers. Moreover, the beach is perfect for beginners, with many surfing schools and of course for the holidays by the sea.

If we talk of the Basque Country we can not forget San Sebastian. National Geographic recently included the capital of Gipuzkoa in the list of best places for surfing. Zurriola Beach is definitely the reference. Located in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, you can surf at any time because of the consistency of the waves.

Zurriola Beach in Basque Country for Surf
Zurriola beach

Surfing Galicia

This community also has a wide range of tracks and thus surf spot in the Atlantic. The coast has waves for surfers of all levels. You just refers to the particular Razo beach with waves well formed due to its position in the northwest of the country. The beach of Pantin is also known to be a good surf spot in Galicia.

Surfing Andalusia

If it is possible, not just on the Atlantic coast of Cadiz.

When we speak of southern Spain for surfing, strictly because we think Cadiz facing the Atlantic. There are other surf breaks in Spain, especially in Andalusia: Barbate, El Palmar, Conil Cadiz and of course are certainly the best known. Although the waves are not as frequent as in the Bay of Biscay, where we have enough days of surf, the swell still regularly comes out July August

A lesser known spot that gives only a few days a month a pretty swell in the Mediterranean, it is the city of San José in the park cabo de gata in the province of Almeria.

Surfing canarias

Known to many as the "Hawaii of the Atlantic", Fuerteventura and Lanzarote islands reference surfing. In the first, Quemao Beach is one of the most popular, but it is recommended only for experienced because of their background of very sharp volcanic rock people.

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Playa del Quemao. Source:

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