Surf in Madeira

Boost your adrenaline by surfing or windsurfing in the Archipelago of Madeira.

Surf Madeira
Surf Madeira 
© Tobias Schiller

Madeira Archipelago is known as the Atlantic Hawaii, due to its characteristics, which give the opportunity to enjoy this sport to the maximum!

Amazing waves can be found in Madeira. This archipelago is a wonderful place to get the perfect swell of the North Atlantic. It gets any wave type such as point breaks or reef breaks. Its excellent waves are made by the rough sheer coast on its rocks on the seabed.

Windsurf Madeira
Windsurf Madeira 
© J.H.G Turismo da Madeira

The best Madeirans areas to surf are the coasts of Paul do Mar, São Vicente, Porto da Cruz and Jardim do Mar. In these spots, you will find many surfing schools, where you can go to classes and rent the needed equipment.

Regarding windsurfing, the archipelago also has delightful conditions for it practice. It has areas with calm sea, good access to it, reduced waves and a lot of wind.

The best places to practice windsurfing are: Funchal, Caniço, Santa Cruz, Machico, Achadas da Cruz, Caniçal and Paul do Mar.

Porto Santo it worth the visit if you want to practice these sports in its crystalline waters bay.

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