Praia da Areia Branca is a beautiful vibrant small village, located in the Portuguese west coast, just a few miles north of Lisbon. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and with an amazing sandy coastline that stretches up to 12 km/7.4 mi long, this place is considered to be the European surfing mecca, having hosted many national and international surfing competitions.
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Surfing in Bridges, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Aguadilla is located on the northwestern side of Puerto Rico and has some of the best surfing beaches along the entire coast. In fact, it was the host city for the ISA World Championship in 1988. Bridges is located in Aquadilla and is characterized by many as an amazing surf site with world-class, peeling waves.
Bridges is a point break that offers right hand waves. The swell sizes start from 1-1.5 m/3-5 ft and hold up to 2 m/6 ft. Best winds are from the east, southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the west, northwest. In addition, the spot is suitable for all surfers. It should be mentioned that the ideal period for waves is from January to April. If you want to avoid beach crowds, then you should visit this place during weekdays.
There are many surf schools with professional staff and shops to satisfy all your needs, in a short distance drive from the surf spot. Finally, Aquadilla offers a number of recreational activities, including the Las Cascadas Water Park, which is the largest water park in the Caribbean. Note: be careful of localism and rocks.