Praia Zavial
 
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Discription of surf spot: Praia Zavial, Portugal

Works best from autumn through to spring. When there's a good swell from the south you'll find some fine right handed waves breaking over a sand bottom. Uncrowded and beautiful spot.

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Type of Wave beach break 
Direction right hand 
Bottom sand 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds an empty line-up 
Hazards None 
Lenght long  
Places to stay no accomodation ,campsites ,hostels ,hotels ,surfcamp  
Nearest big city Lagos 
Nearest airport Faro 
Other stuff to see & do Try the West Coast. When the south coast isn't working the west coast is more often than not a good bet (only a twenty minutes drive to the nearest beach (Carrapeteira and Castelejo)). Golf anddrinking in the myriad of bars in Lagos - check out Whytes. 
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