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Topic: Surf around Faro

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Surf around Faro

« on: May 25 2005 01:05:00 »

Hi, I'm going to start work at the Uni of Faro this September. Are there any good waves near the city Faro?



RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #1 on: June 10 2005 19:06:00 »

Hi, i'm pedro from portugal:
There are great waves near faro but they need a swell from south to work, in the summer it´s not usual to happen, but Faro it´s not very far from other beachs of the west coast, like praia do amado (amado beach) or others easy to find.



RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #2 on: July 14 2005 00:07:00 »

Is there any chance at all for waves around the algarve this time of year. I will spend 3 weeks in July/August  in Loule and would bring a gun and a 7-foot malibu. I would have a car and could travel about. Grateful for any tips.



RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #3 on: November 25 2005 14:11:00 »

Just wondering if you found any waves around Faro, I start uni there in Feb and wont have a car. Have you tried Praia de Faro?



RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #4 on: December 25 2005 05:12:00 »

i read your mail regarding Sagres.  i'm planning a 3-week trip with my family (girlfriend, 4-year old & 10-months old sons) to Sagres or Lagos in June.  I'm looking for a nice kids friendly hotel or resort where they can spent their holiday while i'll be surfing.  Can you advise or help?  Any surf school nearby?
tx in advance!



dave garti

RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #5 on: April 09 2006 13:04:00 »

Hey I might study in Faro this year!  Did you get any responses for surf spots in the area?



RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #6 on: July 13 2006 21:07:00 »

Download GoogleEarth, it's a neat program that lets you see anywhere on the planet from space! You can zoom in pretty close, and Pedro is right, it looks like there are some great waves near Faro but they need to come from the south. Unfortunately not all places on the planet have such great detail when you zoom in.
You can tell good waves when you see a triangle of white foam, it's breaking both ways!




« Reply #7 on: May 03 2008 12:05:00 »

Hi everyone!
I'm oing to Faro or Portimao in august to study, and would also like to take up surfing. Anyone who have some tip for lessons? Beginner you know :)


Charles King

RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #8 on: July 09 2011 12:07:00 »

Hi, im probably going to surf in faro. Im a beginner


Pedro Madeira

RE: Surf around Faro

« Reply #9 on: July 13 2011 06:07:00 »

The best option all year round is in the west coast.. check the website!!

They have a guide there.

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