Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii
The best place to go surfing in the United States, Oahu has been a popular surfing destination and ranks at the top of every seasoned professionals list of great surfing spots. Every surfer’s dream is to ride the perfect crest of Pipeline, the big daddy of all waves. One of the heaviest waves in the world, it is but fitting that you can find it in Oahu, the island that created surfing. The waves grow in size over six meters of a shallow base of razor-blade table reef, so if you dare charge this flawless tube, you will experience one of nature’s finest formations.
Bundoran Beach, County Donegal, Ireland
The cold may deter a surfer who is just beginning, but not the seasoned ones. For die-hard fanatics, the shimmering green waters with its rolling waves from the moody Atlantic that are shaped by bouncing off of the headlands and flat rock reefs is enough to draw them into Bundoran, a few hours away from the city of Dublin. This is one of the world’s best surfing spots in Europe where huge waves are recorded in the area over time, though the average is in the ten-foot range.