Surfing in Porto’s best spots during December is a great option for those who can surf and want to catch some nice waves in less crowded places, enjoy some Porto and Espinho Christmas glamour and keep its vibe intact. Let’s be real: you won’t wear your new shorts or bikini as no 30 degrees and coconuts will be here. It’s Christmas time, so let’s celebrate December as it is and add some waves, the best of the northern Portuguese dishes and plenty of love on the mix. After all, it’s Christmas time!
December is on the way and probably you’re wondering where should you go for a surfing escape. Good news: our Espinho house will be open until the 5th of January 2020. So let’s celebrate December together! Why and what to expect? Ok…
First, and because surfing can’t get out of your head, Wintertime offers the best surfing conditions, not necessarily meaning bigger waves, but mainly because the sandbars are usually well-shaped and nice off-shore winds are around. Waves can be from knee to waist- high, or double or triple overhead, depending on the swell on offer. Yes, bigger waves appear more when we compare it to any other time of the year but, having said that, small and average conditions are often around as much as more challenging conditions are during Summer- sometimes yes, it happens! And because of this, our surfing lessons/guiding services are canceled in advance from the 15th November until the 2020 re-opening, even though surf rentals and tips are here for you anyway.
If December usually provides surfing conditions are as good as they can get, make no mistakes, the water
Sessions can be sometimes challenging because of the colder conditions, the waves and the paddling involved and it can happen that surfers get tired faster. Important tip: make sure you get yourself fit by following some basic Surfing fitness tips
Secondly, one of the best things about surfing Espinho is what you have on offer after each session: a roll of options to warm up your body, filling it with a bunch of Christmas spirit. And by
Visiting Porto at night this time of the year is always special and as the New Year’s Eve comes closer, the city gets more crowded. The amount of options for that night
In the end, you’ll be able to live the typical feeling of this time of the year and celebrate December as it is. While catching some of the nicest waves of the year… What else?!