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Topic: Is hideaway resort a good place to learn to surf

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By:

Mike Pizzuti

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Is hideaway resort a good place to learn to surf

« on: August 15 2005 22:08:00 »

I live in North Carolina on the coast of the US, and i'm only used to surfing 3 footers as I have just learned how incredible it is to surf, i'm gonna be at hideaway resort over christmas and new years and was wondering if i should surf the break right out in front of the resort or should i try to go somewhere else on the island for my first "REAL" surfing experience, i don't think i've seen a wave over 6 feet since i started so was looking for a wave that is well built as far as shape goes but not too high so i could survive a few falls, Any help would be appreciated greatly
-Mike



By:

paul

RE: Is hideaway resort a good place to learn to surf

« Reply #1 on: October 25 2005 22:10:00 »

hideaway rights are abit hairy for beginers, best try sigatoka beach area,or natadola beach if its too big everywere else, not far by taxi, worth the effort, give hideaway a go before you leave though, you might like it.

By:

mark

RE: Is hideaway resort a good place to learn to surf

« Reply #2 on: November 23 2005 13:11:00 »

i went to fiji last year and scored insane surf.  we stayed all over viti levu (including hideaways) and visited other islands by boat.  
Hideaways is a narly wave.. it barrels really hard and mostly closed out when i was there.  it breaks on sketchy reef too... get ready to get shacked and tossed


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