9 Best surfing spots around the world

1) Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Pipeline is considered the ultimate challenge for skilled surfers due to its huge and hazardous waves.

2) Supertubes, Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa

This world-famous surfing site is famed for its long, hollow waves that draw surfers from all over the world.

3) Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The Gold Coast is a surfer's dream, with over 35 miles of shoreline offering a range of breaks for all levels of ability.

4) Hossegor, France

 This beach resort in southern France is famous for its regular, powerful waves, which draw elite surfers from all over the world.

5) Tavarua, Fiji

This tiny island resort has some of the world's best waves, with the legendary Cloudbreak break drawing skilled surfers.

6) Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

Uluwatu has some of Bali's best waves, with the legendary Uluwatu break offering long, rapid barrels for experienced surfers.

7) Santa Cruz, California, USA

The legendary Steamer Lane break, which produces consistent waves for surfers of all levels, is located in this lovely coastal town.

8) Bundoran, Ireland

This lovely village on Ireland's west coast boasts world-class surf and breathtaking landscapes.

9) Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica

This beautiful beach in Costa Rica offers long, clean waves ideal for beginners and intermediate surfers.