Sri Lanka: waves pump since former Ceylon

Have you ever imagined how it would be to surf in Sri Lanka? Well, you probably don't know but Sri Lanka is considered one of the most reliable surf destinations on the planet thanks to consistent Indian Ocean swells.

There are waves every year, but the very best months are from October through to April as the monsoon in the island's northeast generates steady offshore winds to the south, for waves of perfection.

It’s a fun experience both for regular and goofy footers. Weligama and Polhena are the best regions to find waves. With a great variety of boats available you may go in for – fishing, whale and dolphin watching, wakeboarding and snorkelling or sunset trips around the bay.

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Enjoying the swell of the Azores Islands

There's an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean where waves are pumping all year. Still very much uncrowded, the nine Azores Islands extend for more than 600 km of coastline.

Three groups of islands offer great surfing conditions during the year: the Eastern Group (Sao Miguel, Santa Maria and Formigas Islets), the Central Group (Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico and Faial) and the Western Group (Flores and Corvo).

Perfect waves and amazing food are the great invitation cards of this Portuguese dependency. The Azores Islands are 1,500 km away from the continental capital, Lisbon, and about 3,900 km from North America.

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Discovering the best waves of Peru

Peru has over 1400 miles of coastline, where the surf breaks year round and with all types of wave's can be found. The points, reefs and beach breaks receive their swells from storms in the South Pacific and also from major storms in the North Pacific.

In the summer (our Winter) the surf averages 4 to 10 feet with some days easily reaching 20 feet. In the winter (our Summer) the surf averages 8 to 15 feet with days in the 20-foot plus size very common. Peru has an extremely large swell window and it can receive swells from the South, Southwest, West and Northwest.

Peru is located on the West Coast of South America. Topographically diverse, Peru has many distinct regions from the Andes Mountains to the Amazon River basin. Located 10 degrees south of the equator in the Southern Hemisphere the seasons are reversed.

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