- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Playa de Larino, Vigo, Galicia Spain
Galicia is blessed with spectacular beaches, from golden or white sandy beaches to lagoons, covering every taste. Although, the coast of Galicia is not as popular as the coastline of the south side of the country, it attracts many watersports enthusiasts. Playa de Larino or El Faro, is an exposed beach break that provides excellent surf conditions at almost any time of the year.
The spot offers waves with world class quality, especially around low tide. The swell size starts working from 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft. In addition, offshore winds blow from the east and northeast and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Furthermore, Playa de Larino accommodates both the beginner and experienced surfer. Note that, you should be careful of rips and undertow.
Finally, do not miss the opportunity to taste the fine local dishes, as the area is known for the high quality seafood.