Surf at Porto
Surf at Porto
Surf at Porto

Talking about Surf, the YOURS GuestHouse, decided to suggest, for those who have interest, the best beaches of Porto and outskirts, to practice Surf at Porto!

And the 10 best beaches to Surf at Porto are:

Number 10

S.Pedro de Maceda Beach (Ovar)

“S.Pedro de Maceda” has a nice pine forest that surrounds the whole beach. It has an extensive shore and a parking area, which allows you to choose the best spot!

It’s a watched beach and it´s YOURS GuestHouse number 10 choice for Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, direction Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * *

Dificulty: Normal

Maceda

Maceda
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Number 9

Cortegaça Beach

Also surrounded by a pine forest and sand dunes, typical in this region, this beach has also an extensive shore, with good facilities and the support of a Campsite. The beach is known for the heavy swell. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 9 choice for Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, direction Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * *

Dificulty: Normal

Cortegaça

Cortegaça
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Number 8

Cagalhotos Beach (Espinho)

For a long time this beach was neglected by the North Surf Routes, due to the garbage that used to exists there. Nowadays, due to the water treatment and the beach rehabilitation, it is one of the most important spots to Surf lovers. Located in the old town of Espinho, is known to have excellent waves regularly. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 8 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, direction Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * * *

Dificulty: Hard

Cagalhotos

Cagalhotos
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Number 7

Azul Beach (Espinho)

Known for the extensive coastline, but also, for the facilities they have during the summer season that allows the practice of basketball, volleyball and football. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 7 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, direction Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * *

Dificulty: Normal

Praia Azul

Praia Azul
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Number 6

Salgueiros Beach (Vila Nova de Gaia)

Vila Nova de Gaia, has the privilege of being near the river and also, near the sea. Known for its extensive bathing area, made up mainly of blue flag beaches!

The extensive coastline, is surrounded with pubs for all the tastes, with amazing views for the ones who love a magnificent sunset.

The accesses also allows the family walks or physical exercise. If you do the walk until the “Marina de Vila Nova de Gaia”, you will see the “Reserva Natural do Estuário do Douro”. A protected area, excellent for those who enjoy birdwatching or just enjoy the breathtaking landscape. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 6 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, direction Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * *

Fundo: Sand and rock

Qualidade: * * * *

Dificuldade: Normal

Salgueiros

Salgueiros
Martina Ribeiro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 5

Cabedelo Beach (Vila Nova de Gaia)

Considered the “Nazaré” of Porto, Cabedelo Beach is known for the amazing “Marés Vivas” Festival that takes place near the beach. Beyond the Surf, you can practice beach football and sport fishing. Talking about facilities, you can count with a parking area and pubs. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 5 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“STCP linha 902 Boavista – Lavadores”)

Wave size: * * * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * * *

Dificulty: Hard

Cabedelo

Cabedelo
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Number 4

Luz Beach (Foz do Douro)

“Foz do Douro”, is one of the most sophisticated areas of Porto, also stands out for its extensive shore, surrounded with some of the best restaurants of Porto, for those who enjoy fish delicacies with a stunning ocean view! It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 4 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“STCP linha 202 Aliados – Passeio Alegre”)

Wave size: * * * *

Floor: Rocks

Quality: * * * * *

Dificulty: Hard

Luz

Luz
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Number 3

Matosinhos Beach

Considered the beach with the biggest sand extension, is a short 15 minutes’ walk of the metro station. It is obviously, well surrounded with pubs and another night establishments for all tastes. If you want to learn more about Surf we suggest the Flower Power School! It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 3 choice to Surf at Porto!

http://www.flowerpowersurfschool.com

Directions: (“Metro do Porto, linha Azul- Sentido Senhor de Matosinhos”)

Wave size: * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * *

Dificulty: Easy

Matosinhos

Matosinhos
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Number 2

Leça da Palmeira Beach

For the surf and bodyboard lovers we suggest “Leça da Palmeira” Beach due to the strength of the waves. The bathing area is well surrounded with pubs for all tastes. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 2 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“STCP linha 507 Cordoaria – Leça da Palmeira”)

Wave size: * * * *

Floor: Sand and rock

Quality: * * * *

Dificulty: Normal

Leça da Palmeira

Leça da Palmeira
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Number 1

Mariana Beach (Afife- Viana do Castelo)

One of the most popular spots of the North region, the beach is located in “Afife”, and it has become increasingly popular among the practitioners of this sport. This beach provides a complete and varied experience of wave types. It´s YOURS GuestHouse number 1 choice to Surf at Porto!

Directions: (“CP Estação de São Bento, sentido Aveiro”)

Wave size: * * *

Floor: Sand

Quality: * * * * *

Dificulty: Normal

Mariana

Mariana
portugalfotografiaaerea.blogspot.com

 

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Remember, your accommodation choice is essential to allow you the easy access to the places you want to visit.

YOURS GuestHouse Porto, is located at less than 5 minutes of the many transport networks that exist, to take you to your number 1 beach!

 

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