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Topic: Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

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Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

« on: December 21 2010 03:12:00 »

Hey everyone, I'm missing surfing really bad and now looking into planning a long weekend to Portugal to get back on a board!
I'm flying from Holland which leaves me two easy options: Porto or Faro!
So question! Which one has the best surfing around January or February?
I'll probably go alone so if anyone feels like joining, we can discuss the details!





RE: Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

« Reply #1 on: January 01 2011 14:01:00 »

HI Sonia,

You will find good surf around Porto or Faro but I recomend you Faro because south is warmer during winter time.You will arrive in Faro and them you need to travel to the West Coast where you will find the best spots to surf like (Sagres, Arrifana, Aljezur,...)

You should also consider to come to Lisbon as it is also a great city for a surfer to stay. Besides the various attractions of the city, it’s located close to the best surf spots in Portugal...specially during winter time.

Hope it helps and have a nice surf trip.




RE: Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

« Reply #2 on: January 04 2011 10:01:00 »

Hoi Sonia,
Ik ben ook een weekje vrij in februari en zat ook aan Portugal te denken.. heb jij al definitieve plannen?



RE: Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

« Reply #3 on: January 20 2011 13:01:00 »

hey Sonia why dont you pick up a rental van from siestacampers and head over the west coast Algarve. See you in Aljezur maybe...



RE: Faro or Porto for good surf in Jan/feb?

« Reply #4 on: January 25 2011 15:01:00 »

Hey everyone thx for the info!
@Paulo, I ended up booking for Porto as it was easier for my parisian friends to join! But will most definitely check Lisbon area next time!

@Sergio, unfortunately it's a lil break for me as I can't get any holiday! but a weekend is better than nothing!!! :)

@Saske yes plan is set: 2nd weekend of Feb, staying in porto, we're two to go and have booked in a 4 pers room in a hostel in center porto, it seems pretty easy to access to a few good spot by public transportation in Porto so we might do it this way! Get in touch with me if you get around there, would be cool to hang out!

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