Praia do Amado Algarve. The best surf of the Algarve’s west-coast beaches.

Praia do Coxos Ericeira. Challenging surf at Europe’s first World Surfing Reserve.

Supertubos Peniche. Offers some of the most consistent surfing in the country.

Baleal Peniche. Great for surfers of all abilities. See p.141

Praia do Norte Nazaré. World-record waves for serious surfers.

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